Counselling and health services in Bodø

Contact counselling and health services

Opening hours: 9 a.m - 3 p.m

Click here to book an appointment

Student counsellor
Ingvild Kirkhus
Tel: 0047 473 89 111

Counsellor / University Chaplain
Svein Valle
Tel: 0047 412 58 625

Student counsellor
Hilde Åsheim
Tel: 0047 951 33 806

Our office is to the left when you use the A entrance at the University.

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Counselling service

The student advisory is an offer open to all students at Nord University, no matter how small the issue.

Students can experience difficult times during their studies, whether they are small or large challenges. The advisory can offer guidance by talking with our Student counsellors or the Counsellor/University Chaplain. You can get information and help about social rights, how to contact public instances, and how to write applications.

  • Book an appointment
    Click here to book an appointment with one of our councellors.

  • University Chaplain
    Need to talk about difficult experiences, perhaps of struggles with heartbreak or the loss of someone in your life? Do you have worries about life and the future and need help to sort through your thoughts? Do you wish to be seen by another person who will set aside time just for you?

    The university Chaplain is here to help. Svein Valle is the Chaplain at Nord University and is an employee of the Norwegian church. Svein is available for all students and offers counselling, both in life and study situations and in existential and spiritual questions.

  • Quiet room
    If you need a break from a hectic study day or have the need for peace and quiet to sort through your own thoughts, then you can make use of the «Quiet Room» that is located in the cellar of the main canteen Hovedkantina.

Peer Support - students support students

If you´re struggling to settle in, having problems with your friends, suffering from mental health issues, or just feeling lonley, approach a Peer Supporter to talk about it. They have been trained, and they are here to listen to you.

Read more about Peer Support here.

Health clinic for students

The health clinic for students is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the counselling office nearby entrance A. NB! In week 2, the health clinic is open on Thursday, not Wednesday.

This service is free of charge. Just drop in!

Health fund/dental costs

Students can apply for a refund of health expenses to Studentinord’s health fund. 

Read more and apply here.

Ombudsperson for students

The ombudsperson for students is an independent, impartial person, whose role is to aid and advise students in cases related to studies and academic affairs. The ombudsperson has a duty of confidentiality and the service is free of charge.

Read more about Ombudsperson for students, and find contact information here.

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