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Buddy week engineering, technology and data

Here you will find the buddy program for engineering, Technology and data.

Important information

  • As a new student, you’re automatically assigned a Buddy group. You do not have to sign up. Activities are not mandatory, but we recommend joining!
  • If Buddy activities collide with mandatory classes, always make going to class your priority.
  • In the event of any changes to this activity plan, your Buddy will keep you updated.
  • Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact the buddy association or the contact person of each day (see program under)
  • We sell tickets to the our program outside of the OTS-office the first days of the week. This will gain you access to the nightclubs and costs 300kr. Everything else is free.

-    Iver Aaseby, leader the buddy association: or phone: +47 907 23 360


Tuesday August 14

Contact person of the day: Iver Aaseby (+47 907 23 360)

14.30 – 15.00
You will meet your buddys before you leave the classroom, then you all go together towards St.hanshaugen.

15.00 – 16.30
Welcoming ceremony and music for all new students at St. Hanshaugen.

19.00 – 00.00
Welcoming party for all OsloMet students at Chateau Neuf – The Norwegian Student Society


Wednesday August 15

Contact person of the day: Maren Krogsrud (+47 928 21 702)

18.00 – 22.00

Pre-party at your buddys place
Today your buddygroup will invite you home to them, have some games and start getting to know each other.

For those of you that don’t have place to host a pre-party, there’s a possibility to be at IU kroa at P35.  But remember that it is limited with space. 

22.00 –
We all meet at Sirkus.
NB: Sirkus will charge you a small amount to keep your jacket in their wardrobe.

Thursday August 16
Contact person of the day: Sebastian Bergesen (+47 962 06 466)

17.00 – 21.00

This year, as many years before, we will host the Engineering Games (IU-lekene). Get together with your buddy group and put together a team. There will be different games to attend to, but we promise that there will be something for everyone.

This year we also we have our sponsor NITO (The Norwegian Society of Engineers and Technologist) on our team. Make sure to visit their stand at P35 earlier that day to get a hint or maybe some extrapoint for your team.

There will be prizes for the winners!
Important for the Buddys! Påmelding av lag gjøres gjennom et GoogleDoc Skjema.
Fadderne tar seg av dette! Må gjøres før senest kl. 15.00.

22.00 –
After the games, we end the night at MESH


Friday August 17

Contact person of the day: Marense Thomassen (+47 406 11 722)

11.00 – 16.00
Student association day in Pilestredet 52.
Buddies will take you there at a convenient time (when you’re not in class). Student life will be more fun if you join a student association. On this day, you can visit the stands of every student association at Oslomet and find one that suits your interests.

18.00 – 22.00
Ladies night – This is the night all of the girls meet at P35 at IU-kroa.

In the same time as all the girls meet at IU-kroa, the boys meet up with their buddys. If the buddies don’t have a place, you can go to Uvisst bar

This night we all dress up in a Hawaii theme.

We all get together at Parkteateateret later.


Saturday august 18

11.00 – 18.00
Find your Oslo! Ask your Buddy if they will take you on a get to know the city-day for all new students in Oslo. Visit attractions, participate in activities and explore new places in Oslo. Everything is free! For more information, visit:

This is not an activity presented by Fadderordningen OTS, but you are all free to join.


Monday August 20

Contact person of the day: Marense Thomassen (+47 406 11 722)

Piratcruise – We have arranged a piratship that leaves from Akerbrygge at 17:55. It is limited with tickets so get yours before it’s too late. Tickets can be bought for 250kr outside of the OTS-office a few days ahead of the trip.

For those of you who don’t goes on the cruise, it’s possible to be at IU-kroa at P35. 

On this night we all off course dresses up like pirates.

After the piratcruise we all get together at KJ10.


Tuesday August 21

Contact person of the day: Benjamin Andresen (+47 995 72 135)

GK-løpet – This is a course in the area around campus. You will be facing different tasks with your buddys and collect points along. Dress up as whatever your group decides. 

We all get together at BLÅ for prize awarding and fun.


Wednesday August 22

Contact person of the day: Klara Lundgård (+47 480 12 253)

17.00 – 21.00
Activity Day at Ekebergsletta

Come to Ekebergsletta for lots of fun. There will be many activities and food serving by TEKNA. Make a team with around 10 persons with your buddies.

Alcohol is not allowed

To the buddies - Registering av lag skjer via et GoogleDoc. Fadderne tar seg av
dette. Kun én påmelding per lag. Frist kl 15.00.


Thursday August 23

Contact person of the day: Daniel Ertresvåg (+47 469 46 561)

17.00 – 21.30
The finale – This evening symbolizes the end of the buddyweek but the start of an amazing year at Oslomet. This night we dress nice and we are all wearing hats. What kind of hat? Whatever kind you want ?? It’s a hat-party! The buddys are responsible for the pre-party.

We meet at Vu where we are awarding this years Buddy, buddygroup and buddyweek-participant.