Namsos promotes itself as the "Rock City". It has a strong identity as the home the popular local genre "Trønder-rock". In the town centre you find a cinema, concert hall, swimming hall, and several cosy cafés, restaurants, galleries and shops.
Socialize on campus
The Namsos campus is known for a nice student community where everybody knows everybody. The canteen, with its exceptionally service minded staff, is an important meeting place on campus. Here you also find "Studentstua", the students own headquarters where you can play foosball, discuss important or non-important business with the student council or just hang out and have a waffel.
Sports and fitness
Namsos has several gyms that offer a student discount, both in the town and at Oasen swimming hall.
In Namsos you are surronded by dramatic landscapes, both along the coast and in the nearby mountain areas. There are popular hiking trails close to the campus.