Activities

On Saturday August 18th you can experience the many sides of the student capitol. The Studentslippet partners offer events and sights related to culture, entertainment and history as well as fun activities.

Activities

Hang with us at Oslo’s #1 beach hub, Sørenga, where you can borrow a kayak, try your skills at an open climbing wall or just chill out in the sun. Sørengkaia 122. Activities from 12 pm to 5 pm.

Park games
Relax and have fun with bubble football, the Scandi game of “kubb”, some light tennis and other fun activities in the Frognerparken. Enter from the parking lot next to Frognerbadet. From 10.30am-5pm.

See Oslo from the fjord aboard the boat MS Bjørvika. You may buy food, snacks and soft drinks on the boat. Departure from Rådhuskaia at 12 and 2 pm.

The Oslo Students Cinema Association invites you to a movie marathon at the new Student House at OsloMet. Ratatouille is on at 11am, followed by Black Panther at 1pm and Casablanca at 3.15pm. Free popcorn. Pilestredet 52, from 11am-5pm.

SALT is a nomadic art project currently residing by the waterfront in Oslo, facing the city and the Opera house. Here, you can try a Nordic sauna, see a model of Oslo as the city looked in the 18th century and chill by the waterfront with food from the Flying Culinary Circus (20% off). Remember your bathing suit and a towel! From 12pm-5pm.

Open brewery with Brygglab og Kristianiastudentenes Haandbryggerlaug. Get a tour of the premises, talk to experienced brewers and make your own soda for free! At 11am, 12pm and 1pm you can watch new brews being started. Mini lecture about beer and brewing at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm (first come, first served) in Norwegian. Brygg Oslo, Storgata 5 (2. etg) from 10am-6pm.

SYNG Mer invites you to buddy group karaoke! Arbeidersamfunnets plass 1. Rooms for 7, 9,9 and 15 persons (first come, first served) are reserved from 1 pm to 7 pm.

Watch a movie at Cinemateket. Dronningens gate 16. We are showing “Oslo 31. August” (with English subs) at 1 pm and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” at 3 pm. 200 seats per viewing.

Try the sport of “skittle” – a prerunner to bowling from the 18h century! The skittle alley at Briskeby is open from 11am until 5pm, max. 20 people at the time. Briskebyveien 21.

Stretch yourself! Join DNT Ung for a free 30 min yoga class at Sørenga at 12 noon, 1pm or 2pm. 15 spots available for each class – first come, first served.

Join the Literary lounge at Domus Bibliotheca near the University Aula and the University Place. Free candy and readings from 2pm-4pm.

Stop by Oslo Camping to try out Oslos largest indoor adventure golf. Møllergata 12, from 1pm-6pm.

The student newspaper Universitas challenge you to a quiz at Kulturhuset at 3pm and 5pm (in Norwegian). Youngs gate 6.

Culture

Experience Oslo’s art treasures: The National Gallery (from 11am to 5pm, Universitetsgata 13),  the National Museum – Architecture (from 12pm to 5pm, Bankplassen 3) and Mellomstasjonen, where you can find out about the plans for the new National Museum.

Experience contemporary art and beautiful architecture by Renzo Piano at the Astrup Fearnley Museum. Strandpromenaden 2, Tjuvholmen. From 11am- 5pm.

See the critically acclaimed exhibition of “Edvard Munch. Between the clock and the bed” at the Munch Museum. Tøyengata 53. From 10am-5pm.

Learn and play at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. Dive into exciting exhibitions on Norwegian medicine history, oil and gas production and music machines. Kjelsåsveien 143. From 11am to 6pm.

At the Museum of Norwegian pop you can record your own soundtrack and do an album-cover photo shoot. Building T, Trondheimsveien 2. From 11am to 5pm, with introductions to the museum every hour.

The Centre of 22. juli tells the story of the terror attack at Utøya and in Oslo on 22 July 2011. Høyblokka i Regjeringskvartalet. Akersgata 42, from 10am-17pm

See Edvard Munch´s famous wall size paintings in the University ceremony hall, the Aula. Karl Johans gate 47. Drop-in tours in English from 12 noon – 4pm.

Classical concert at the Nobel Peace centre. Brynjulf Bulls plass 1. From 10am – 6pm.

Come on in, to the artist Gustav Vigelands home and atelier at the Vigeland Museum, Nobelsgate 3. From 10am – 5pm.

Experience real Egyptian mummies and art about queer love in China and the Nordic countries at the Museum of History, Frederiks gate 2. From 10am-5pm.

See the exhibition Tree of Life at the Natural History Museum in the Botanical Gardens, Tøyen. From 11am – 4pm.

Get an overview of what is was like to be jewish in Norway during WW2 at the Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities, ar Villa Grande. Huk Aveny 56, from 10AM-6PM


Guided tours

Join a hiking tour with DNT Ung (the Norwegian Trekking Association) to Vettakollen. Departure from St. Olavsgate 32 at 1pm and 2pm. Maximum 30 people – first come, first served.

Did you know that there is a German bunker under Oslo Commerce School originating from WW2? Parkveien 65. We provide you with tours(maximum of 25 people) at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Explore behind the scenes at The Norwegian Theatre. Kristian IVs gate 8. Tours both in English and Norwegian at 12.15pm and 1.15pm.

Guided tours inside the Opera House. Experience the Norwegian Opera and Ballet behind the scenes. Yours in English at 11am, 12am, 1pm, 1pm, 2pm, 2pm, 3pm, 3pm. Maximum 25 people pr tour, first come, first served.

Guided walking tours for new international students in Oslo. Explore the vibrant and creative vibe of the Grünerløkka and Tøyen areas through our street art tours. Løkka tour starts at 10.30am (1-1,5 hrs) at St.Olavs gate 32. Tøyen tour starts at 11am (1-1,5 hrs) outside Tøyen metro station. First come first served, 25 people pr tour. Remember to bring your camera!

Evening:

Stand up comedy at Latter. Show in Norwegian and English. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm,  600 places available. First come, first served.

Semesterstart party at Chateau Neuf – The Norwegian Student Society. Slemdalsveien 15, from 4pm onwards.