The Coronavirus: Status and Advice for Students and Staff

Here you’ll find information related to the Corona virus and points of contact. We encourage all students and employees to follow updates from the Health Department, Norwegian Ministry and VUC closesly


Updated 25.03.20: Norwegian Government has extended the closing of schools until April 13th

Updated 19.03.20: The Board of Volda University College passed new, temporary regulations on studies and examinations prompted by the situation with the Corona virus. These regulations safeguard students’ rights in relation to the current situation, and also give the academic staff the possibility to adjust teaching and examination form.

Updated 17.03.20: Volda University College has decided that all exams that require physical attendance on campus (for example oral exams, written school exams) will be changed to alternative digital solutions. As a result, all teaching will also be offered digitally, for the remainder of the spring semester. Given these changes, note that your final exam date might be changed. An overview of the alternative exam types and exam dates will be published on 30th March!

The call centre at Volda University College will be open between 09.00 - 15.45 in the period 17.-26.03 2020, phone: 70 07 50 00. International exchange students can keep in contact with Pangaia by email, Facebook, Instagram.