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Student Welfare Organisation (SiO)

On this page, you'll find everything you need to know about your student welfare organisation, SiO, such as housing and gyms, health services and kindergartens, associations and cafeterias.

SiO Advice

Student life offers small and big challenges. Sometimes the problems can grow so large that they occupy the mind making it difficult to concentrate on your studies.

SiO Health services

SiO Health Services offers complete health services for students. In addition to general practitioners, SiO Health has dentists, psychiatrists, psychologist and specialists in psychosomatic physiotherapy, together with student consultants on staff.

As a regular GP patient with us, you can get your expenses reimbursed if they exceed 350 NOK per calendar year.

SiO Athletica

SiO Athletica has five clubs you may enjoy a wide range of sports and exercise. SiO Athleticas facilities include a swimming pool, squash and outside tennis courts, bouldering wall, weights machines and more. They offer a variety of group training classes and courses, and if you wish a closer training follow-up, Athleticas PT-team helps you to reach your goals.

SiO Associations

Find your student association with SiO!

There are more than 450 student associations affiliated with the Student Welfare Organisation in Oslo (SiO). This means that you can choose between 450 associations to have fun with – or you can start your own association.

As a student in Oslo, you are a member of SiO as soon as you have paid the semester fee.

SiO Housing

Living in student accommodation means living near campus, in a good and social living environment with affordable rent. SiO Bolig has over 8400 student accommodations in 24 student villages and -houses all over the city.

They have a wide range of flats in different sizes and standards, for singles, couples and families.

SiO Kindergartens

SiO Kindergartens offer a full educational service with experienced and dedicated staff. The 11 kindergartens are located close to the educational institutions and the student housing villages and have 600 placements for children between 8 months until six years old.

The kindergartens have ongoing admission.

SiO Food and Beverage

SiO offers meals to 50 000 students every day. They have a good selection of affordable and tasty everyday meals, including good offerings for lunch and dinner.

Check out the menu in the SiO-app.