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About SiØ

Foundation for Student Life in Østfold (SiØ) participates actively in the work to create the best possible overall learning environment at Østfold University College (HiØ). SIØ is the student welfare organization and is managed by a board of student majority.

Student Life in Østfold provide:
  • Housing
  • Bookshop
  • Diner
  • Health Support
  • Student counselling
  • Cultural Support for student social events
  • Support scheme for accident -stricken students

SiØ Housing
As a student at Østfold University College , you can enjoy the excellent accommodation facilities in Fredrikstad and Halden. You can stay reasonable and comfortable compared to many other places.

SiØ Bookshop
SiØ operates a bookshop in both Halden and Fredrikstad. We do our best to supply you with the textbooks and study materials of your needs. There is also a selection of fiction, gifts, cards etc. You can also order other literature of both Norwegian and foreign languages.

SiØ Advice and Health
SiØ also operates student counselling and guidance of how to cope with studies and life as a student in general. Students can also obtain information and advice relating to social and economic problems. You can also talk to us about subjects like delays in the study, prolonged illness or pregnancy. Others need someone to talk to because of difficult circumstances, anxiety, depression or relationship problems. The service is free.

SiØ Diners
SiØ operates cafeterias and coffee shops on both campuses. Students are our most important customer group. The purpose of the operation is to provide varied, tasty and nutritious offerings.