Each semester, the International Buddies arranges events and activities for international exchange students. Simultaneously, there will be arranged events by the student groups at INN University, Campus Lillehammer and events by local companies in Lillehammer city. Here is an overview of activities that might be of interest for you.
Events for international students
12.08 - Orientation Day
13.08-19.08 - Buddy Week
23.08 - Information meeting for Double Degree students
25.08 - Besseggen hike, group 1
06.09 - Mandatory information meeting on exams for new students
08.09 - Besseggen hike, group 2
10.09 - Extra information meeting on exams
15.09 - Movie Night in Aud-A
23.09 - Gloomy Monday in Felix
23.09-29.09 - Sportsuka (The Sport Week) in Lillehammer
25.09 - Seminar on how to cite sources to prevent cheating
25.09 - International Evening in Studenten
27.09 - Escape Room
04.10 - Downhill biking in Hafjell
The Outdoor Group arranges a possibility for its members to go downhill biking in Hafjell. Deadline to sign up is Monday 23.09. To read more, view their Facebook event.
05.10 - October party in Nikkers
Nikkers and Steyner are arranging an October Party in Nikkers. Put on your costume and join the celebration. More information will be posted later in the Facebook event (only in Norwegian for now).
06.10 - Movie Night in (location to be announced)
Join the Buddies to watch a Disney Movie. The chosen movie will be announced later.
11.10 - Canoeing, games and BBQ at Krokbua
Meet up at 10:00 outside Kiwi Stampesletta. The hike up to Krokbua takes approximately 45 minutes. If you have never tried canoeing, this will be the perfect place to try it. While waiting for your turn, you can play different games - maybe play a match against the Buddies? Bring your own food for the BBQ, and the Buddies will be there with something to drink, pinnebrød (twist bread) and more. The BBQ starts around 13:00. Dress up warmly and bring an extra shift of clothes in case you get wet and/or cold!
14.10 - Gloomy Monday in Toppen Bar
Meet up at 19:30 to hang out with the Buddies.
14.10 - Fri Flyt Film Tour 2019 in Kulturhuset Banken
As the ski season is approaching with leaps and bounds, Fri Flyt Film Tour together with Skhilåmi is rolling in to mark that the winter is approaching. You are invited to an evening filled with bottomless turns and airy acrobatics from the world's best skiers, as well as competitions and giveaways on the stage in Kulturhuset Banken. Three movies will be shown; the main movie Winterland (in English) and two short movies Bergtatt and Frikjører (in Norwegian). More information can be found in the Facebook event.
17.10-20.10 - Døla Jazz
The annual Jazzfestival in Lillehammer will be aranged this year too. Since 1978, it has grown to become one of the most distinctive jazzfestivals in Norway. To see the program for Døla Jazz, please view this link. Exchange students at Campus Lillehammer can also volunteer during this event. See this link for more information on volunteering.
18.10-20.10 - Fall trip to Rondane
The Outdoor group invites Norwegian and international students to a weekend-trip to Rondane National Park. The weekend is filled with hikes in beautiful surrondings. For more information, check out the event.
23.10 - October party in Studenten
Information about the event will be posted in the Facebook event.
28.10 - Gloomy Monday in Felix
For those who did not join the Gloomy Monday in September at Felix bar, there is now a possibility to join us this Monday at 19:30. Come and play pool against the Buddies, or maybe you will try to beat them at Fussball or dart?
02.11 - The big movie day at Lillehammer Cinema
Lillehammer Cinema arranges a day filled with surprises, discounts, activites and much more. Information will be given in the Facebook event.
03.11 - Movie Night in (location to be announced )
Grab your pillow and join us for a horror movie. The chosen movie will be announced later.
18.11 - Gloomy Monday at Nikkers Sport
Join the Buddies for a small social gathering in Nikkers Sport from 19:30-23:00. It is possible to play the Shuffleboard, and maybe take a match against the Buddies?
21.11-24.11 - Surfing in Hoddevik
Each fall (and spring), Skhilåmi arranges a surfing trip to Hoddevik, which is very popular among Norwegian and exchange students. The sign up for the fall trip is completed. To read more about the trip, view the event page.
24.11 - Movie Night in (location to be announced)
Get into the Christmas spirit as we will show a Christmas movie! The chosen movie will be announced later.
30.11 - X-mas table
This will be the final and main event of this semester arranged by the Buddies. In order to celebrate the (almost) end of the semester, we would like to gather everyone in (location announced later). Each country will have the possibility of making food from their home country for the event. The Buddies can be of assistance in making the food. The International Office will refund upto 250 NOK per country (not per person/group). Dress up and join the celebration. More information will be published in the Facebook Group.
30.11-01.12 - Maihaugen's Christmas Market
Each year, the Christmas market opens up in Maihaugen. You will find houses from the middleages until 1950's with Christmas decorations. There will be music, Christmas workshops, gingerbread baking, sleighs to ride, nailing, spinning, cowshed visits and much more. Check out the event on Maihaugen's web-page.
05.12 - The Christmas Street opening in Lillehammer
Welcome to the most magical event of the year, the opening of the Christmas Street in the city of Lillehammer. There will be true Christmas spirit, Christmas magic, entertainment, surprises and more. For more info, view the Facebook event (only in Norwegian).
06.12-08.12 - World Cup in Lillehammer
This year's World Cup in Lillehammer will be a big event. With four races in Cross Country, three in Combined and three races for female ski jumpers within difficult and intimate slopes, will will be challenging. Show up with flags, good vibes and cheer on your favourite athletes. One-day ticket costs 120 NOK. A weekend pass costs 325 NOK. Exchange students at Campus Lillehammer has the possibility to volunteer at this (and many other) sport event(s) during their stay. For more information, check out the Volunteering web-page.
11.12 - Christmas Workshop in Studenten
Studenten invites all students at INN University for a cozy evening. Take a break from your exam, or join before your leave back home for Christmas, and create some decorations. More information will follow in the Facebook event.
For more information on the events arranged by the Buddies, exchange students have to check the Facebook group for exchange students fall 2019.