Campus Lillehammer has a variety of student groups available to international students. In the beginning of each semester, students have the possibility to meet and sign-up for the student groups they would like to join.
LSI is Campus Lillehammer's official student sports club. They offer a variety of sports for its members. A membership costs approximately NOK 300 per semester. Students who pay the membership fee get access to the Campus Gym, and can participate in as many sports as they would like to. To check out their sports offer, view their web-page (only in Norwegian), and do check out their Facebook page.
Skhilåmi is a student group for ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Their main focus is to provide a good social environment for Lillehammer's students, by organizing fun and exciting events. Some of their most famous events includes the yearly cabin-trip to Hemsedal, surfing trips to Stadt, trips to Hafjell and more.
The student group Start Lillehammer (Start LHMR) works to enhance innovation and entrepreneurship through a variety of events. With over 500 members divided on 17 different groups across the country, the network meets up twice per year in different cities. It is a perfect opportunity to meet students across Norway who share the same interests.
StINN is a party-political independent interest organization that safeguards and works for the academic, democratic and welfare rights of the students at INN University. Each year, a Norwegian students is elected to be the representative for international students. StINN has the students well-being as their most important goal, and are engaged in internationalization. If students notice areas if improvements or want to give a positive feedback, it can be done through this web-page. Do check out their Facebook page.
The Våryr Festival was held for the second time in spring 2019. It is run by volunteering students and young adults in Lillehammer, with reasoning of making the world a better place. Våryr is a meeting place between the artistic, musically and socially critical people, and is one of the main actors in bringing the Norwegian, urban music and societal debates to Lillehammer. Visit their web-page for more information (only in Norwegian), or check out their Facebook page.
Other Student Groups and Non-Governmental Organizations
Amnesty International is an independent global organisation that strives for the equality of all people. They inspire people against injustice to bring the world closer to human rights and dignity enjoyed by all. Amnesty Lillehammer is a local branch, led by students in Campus Lillehammer.
SAIH, or known as the Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund, works to improve the conditions for education and development globally. SAIH Lillehammer is a local branch with a main goal to inform about the problems students, academics, suppressed groups and others experience in different countries. They arrange events, movie nights and more. For more information, check out the main web-page of SAIH, or the Facebook page of SAIH Lillehammer.