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Velkommen til Norge! Oh hey, Norway!
Did you know that Norwegians celebrate the end of the week with Taco Friday or tacofredag? This alone is a pretty fantastic reason to choose this little gem of a country for your WEP student exchange, but there are plenty more!
- Norway doesn’t have a language requirement
- Exchanges to Norway departing in January and August include a two-night orientation in Copenhagen or Oslo (numbers permitting)
- Gorgeous views, snowy mountains, fjords.
Peek into the world of a WEP exchange student in Norway, Alyssa.
The first three weeks in Norway have been amazing and I cannot wait to see what the future months hold for me. I am loving school and have made a really nice group of friends. My first day in Norway was a beautiful day and the sun was shining, so my host family took me on the boat and showed me around the fjord and the Opera House and City Hall from the water along with much more. It was truly amazing!
Yesterday my friends took me sightseeing around the city. We went to Karl Johans Gate, the Royal Castle and the Opera House. It was so much fun to be able to spend time with a really nice group of girls and to feel so included.
Last weekend my host family took me to their cabin in the mountains and we hiked up Skogshorn. It took a fair few hours and it was exhausting but when we got to the top we sat and drank hot chocolate whilst having lunch, it felt so rewarding, especially being able to look out at the beautiful view.
My host family have been wonderful. I couldn’t be more grateful for everything they have done for me so far. I have loved every moment of my exchange, I’m already having the time of my life and it hasn’t even been a month yet.