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Essay: The tortured artist

A tale as old as art itself. Ludwig Van Beethoven, Vincent Van Gogh, Nikola Tesla, Fredrich Nietzsche, Robert Schumann, Charlie Parker, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Kanye West. History has countless examples of revolutionary artists with significant demons both inner […]

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My semester as an Erasmus student   

Hello,  My name is Haron WIerenga and I’m from the Netherlands. This past winter semester, I studied the International Outdoor Education Course at the University of Agder. At my home university, I study to become gymnastic teacher, so I wanted to look for another […]

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Lost in translation?

Some students have been saying that the English ability of some exchange students have been so bad, that working together in groups have proven to be difficult. One girl even dropped out of her master’s class because she found it impossible to work with the exchange students in her course. But is this really the whole story? What do the exchange students have to say about this? […]

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Are exchange students lonely?

– Norwegian students shouldn’t be afraid to talk to our international students and shouldn’t be afraid to use English. It is also important to remember to use English and not Norwegian in a study group with international students who do not know the language. Getting to know our international students gives you so much back. […]