UiS Cocurricular Activities

Students studying abroad at the University of Stavanger (UiS) have a wide range of opportunities available to them to enhance their experience outside the classroom. Opportunities include:


The UW-Platteville Exchange program does not include organized excursions and activities, but students can organize independent travel on weekends and over university breaks.  Norway places an emphasis on cultural art and on music, and Stavanger is no exception. As an international city and tourist stop, Stavanger also offers several modern shopping centers, as well as quaint outdoor markets. Students looking for the perfect souvenir will find it in Old Stavanger.

SiS Sports Centre

SiS Sports Center offers a full-size handball court, climbing wall, a bouldering wall, a weightlifting /cardio area of 600 m2, two aerobic halls with a total area of 400 m2, spinning hall of 100 m2, two squash halls, kettlebell and TRX room and a large sports performance room opening august 2013.

The SiS Sport Centre is located on campus, and is the biggest in Rogaland County. They offer various group lessons throughout the day, ranging from yoga and Pilates to Zumba, body pump, spinning, boot camp and so on. In addition, there are various special events such as Spinning marathons, Zumba parties, and a climbing course. Open daily.  Learm more on the center’s webpage.

The Student House

In the autumn of 2011, the Student House was built at the center of the UiS campus. Now the building is used as the basis of students' activities on campus. Different student organizations are located here, as well as the SiS Café and the student driven pub Tappetårnet. The student board, the student organization StOr, and the student chaplain also have offices in the Student House. The Student House is the ideal base for student activities and a good place to meet friends.


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