Creating opportunities for refugees

Refugees and Norwegian students recently celebrated completing the first semester of the academic network scheme, one of a series of initiatives to provide mutually beneficial opportunities.

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Christer Hyggen og Dawit Abebe. Foto: Skjalg B. Vold, HiOA

Youth unemployment leaves life-long scars

Results from the Horizon 2020 project Negotiate imply young unemployed people will feel the negative consequences on income, job opportunities and wellbeing for the rest of their lives.


Serious male youth looking out the window. Illustration photo-Benjamin Ward, HiOA

Poor young people struggle most with mental health problems

One in four young people from poor families struggle with mental health problems, according to figures from the Ungdata survey.

Pre-Arrival Guide

Before arriving in Norway, there are certain steps you need to take.

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