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  • What is occupational therapy?

    Occupational therapy is a profession focusing on helping people who have difficulty performing daily activities due to illness, injury or other disabilities. The main idea is to promote health through activity and participation. Occupational therapists also work with preventive measures.

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  • What is Application web?

    Application web is VID Specialized University's web portal for application to master's and continuing education. Visit Application web.

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  • What is The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service?

    The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service is a service and coordinating body for admission to education at universities and colleges. At VID it is primarily admission to bachelor's degree programs that are made through The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service. As an applicant you will use their system when applying. Read more about The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service.

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  • What is Feide?

    Feide is a solution for secure identification in the education sector. Feide is used by staff and students at the university college to log on / get user access to many of the university college's digital services, such as itslearning. Read more on feide.no.

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  • What is itslearning?

    itslearning is the university college's learning platform. This is the place where programme directors and lecturers informs students, and where the study related resources are shared. Go to itslearning.

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  • Do you offer e-mail service for students?

    No, VID does not offer e-mail service for students.

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  • How do I connect to the wireless network?

    The procedure on how to connect to the wireless network varies between our campuses. Go to Wireless network to find the connection method for your campus.

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  • What is Helpdesk?

    Helpdesk is VID's apparatus for IT support. You can reach Helpdesk at e-mail helpdesk@vid.no. Helpdesk's opening hours is from 10:00 to 14:00.

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  • Where do I find schedules?

    You will find VID's schedules at TimeEdit.

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  • What is local admission?

    Admission to VID's master degree programs and continuing education programs is done through local admission. You apply through the university college's own Application web, and the application is processed locally at our university college.

    This is in contrast to bachelor's degree programs where applications are made through The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service.

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  • Where do I find the syllabus?

    There are essentially two places where you can find reading lists for study programmes at VID. On the webpage and on itslearning.

    On the web page: Find your study program in the studies list. Click on your study. Scroll down and look for Syllabus (on the right side on large screens, further down on small screens).

    On itslearning: On your study programs page.

    If you cannot find the syllabus, contact the person with academic responsibility.

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  • What is Studentweb?

    Studentweb is a service where you can manage your personal information as a student. You can change things like addresses and phone numbers, check your study plan, register for the exam and get your grades.

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  • How do I pay the semester and tuition fee?

    The semester fee and tuition fee has to be paid at Studentweb. There you will find the invoice with payment information. The payment deadlines is twice a year, for the fall semester and the spring semester. Read more about the payment deadlines.

    The deadline for the fall semester is September 15. The deadline for the spring semester is February 15.

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  • Where do I find programme descriptions?

    You will find your programme description for your study program in the Study guide.

    You will find a link by going to the studies list. Click on your study. Scroll down and look for Study guide (on the right side on large screens, further down on small screens).

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  • What is the Study guide?

    The Study guide is a course catalogue or a portal programme and subject descriptions. Its presentation is according to the recommendations of the EU commission .

    Go to the Study guide.

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  • What is the reason for the message «cannot find student», when I try to active my Feide account?

    It may be that you use a web browswer that is too old. Try updating your current browser or download Google Chrome. Also check that all the information you have entered is correct.

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  • I have forgotten my Feide password, how do I reset it?

    You can reset your Feide account at Passwordweb. Note that it will take an hour until the new password is active.

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  • There is a message telling me my Feide account is locked, what do I do?

    Try resetting your Feide account at Passwordweb. Note that it will take an hour from resetting until you are able to login.

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  • What is FS?

    FS is the National Student Database and the educational institutions' database for student information. Here we gather information about you as a student, and whether you have paid and registered for courses. And more.

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  • Who can help me with problems inside itslearning?

    With the exception of user access / login, everything related to itslearning is something you can ask e-learning about. You can contact them through the web page for E-learning, or else you will find them in Diakonveien 18 in Oslo at the third floor.

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