Celebrating Spring Equinox with a Bonfire

Spring is slowly taking over Norway. With this occasion, DION invites PhDs, PostDocs, and temporary staff at NTNU Gjøvik and their family members for an outdoor gathering next Wednesday afternoon (the 24th of March). There will be a cozy bonfire, together with hot beverages, light snacks, and good company. The event will take place at Organisasjonskollektivet, the black house on the small hill just beside G-building.

Please register here.

Invitation to visit the Winter park at Hunderfossen

NTNU Gjøvik and DION wants to invite all temporary scientific staff and family to a visit to the Winter park Friday 5th of March.

The Winter Park is described as “An unforgettable winter dream in the Fairy Tale Park for the whole family, with trolls, adventure, snow and ice. We have new spectacular snow and ice art, designed by professional ice artists. There is enjoyable entertainment, horse and sleigh rides, ice cathedral, snow hotel with ice bar, snow slides, mini snowmobiles, ATVs, radio cars and major indoor adventure attractions.”

You can read more about the activities on the Hunderfossen website. https://hunderfossen.no/en/hunderfossen-vinterpark/

Join us for an adventurous and magical visit in the winter wonderland and a drink of warm or cold non-alcohol drink in King Valemons Ice bar!

A bus will take us from campus at 16:30, and return from Hunderfossen ca 20:15 after the fireworks. Please give feedback in the registration for if you want to take the bus or arrange your own transport.

As there are limited of tickets, register as soon as possible and within 26th of February.

Register here.

If you have any questions, please contact anne.kvitle@ntnu.no

Hope to see you at the Winter Park!


Let’s celebrate together the 25th anniversary of DION!

DION has been a close friend of PhD candidates, PostDocs and temporary staff of NTNU for 25 years! Can you believe it? Actually, If DION was a person, it would have just the right age to become a PhD candidate. To celebrate this important number and all our adventures together, we ask you out for a laser tag evening this Saturday, the 27th of February, at 5 p.m., in Bowling 1 Gjøvik.

Registration in advance is required. Please sign up here.

Looking forward to sparking laser fireworks together!


Christmas celebration and holiday events in Gjøvik

For those spending Christmas in Gjøvik, SiT, NTNU and Gjøvik kommune want to invite you to Christmas events in Gjøvik.

Below is the summary of the events. For the full program and invitation, check out the Invitation to Students Christmas and Invitation to Grøtfest

December 19th and 20th: free cinema at Gjøvik kultursenter

  • Love Actually at 18PM both days.
  • Die Hard 1 at 20: 45PM both days.

To get a free entrance ticket, show your employee ID card and this invitation in the ticket-office.

December 24th:

“Grøtfest” (Porridge party) in Fahlstrøm

Outdoor religious traditional Christmas service by Gjøvik church

December 28th:

Open ice rink in Fjellhallen

December 28th & 30th:

Student house Huset on campus is open!

December 30th:

«Strong during Christmas» – join in on a training session


Please note that you will have to register for the events, and the deadlines for registration. For information concerning registration and deadlines, see attached invitations.


We wish you a peaceful Christmas and a happy new year.

Christmas event Gjøvik: Bowl Free Afternoon with DION

Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s time to leave your office desks and enjoy the social atmosphere with your colleagues.
We invite all Gjøvik-based PhDs, Postdocs, temporary scientific employees at NTNU and their family members to join the Happy Hour at Bowling 1 Gjøvik on Friday, the 18th of December at 5 pm.

Please register at: https://tinyurl.com/y4fwdxtr


Let’s strike 2021 in good company!

All necessary Covid precautions will be taken:

  • Teams of max 3 people will be assigned to separate lanes.
  • Please wash and desinfect your hands before entering the bowling place and whenever touching surfaces.
  • Stay at home if you feel sick.
  • Have a good cough and sneeze hygiene.