#IPIT Students in Beijing

I have been in contact with the two NTNU students who are in Beijing with the IPIT projects. Håvard has completed his semester and Tobias is still at Tsinghua and ensured me that he is OK and that he thinks the media is generating more hysteria than the actual situation. Good to hear. We follow…

Finally the nomination for the NTNU students to UNIMICH is here!

Thanks to our unrestful IPIT leader (Letizia Jaccheri) and perseverant Project Manager (Fufen Jin) the students at NTNU can be nominated for non-degree exchange studies at the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI). The IPIT team (Barbara and Mark) and all the representatives at UNIMICH have been immensely helpful in fulfilling this achievement. We are…

Arriving @Tsingua by Håvard Farestveit

Arriving at Tsingua Going to China can be an extremely fun, exiting and interesting experience. However, it comes with some frustrating and tedious moments as well. Everything from getting a bank account to doing the physical examination for foreigners in China, can be difficult if you don ́t speak Mandarin. Be prepared to use a…

Office Life in China

When people are thinking about what work you can do in China it often comes to mind the big floors with a lot of people doing the same thing, look at pictures of Foxconn for an example. But during our trip to China we visited 5 companies to see what a person studying computer science…

Tobias @Tsinghua

I am currently studying abroad at Tsinghua University 清华大学 in Beijing 北京. One month has passed since I arrived here, yet it feels like I have been here for a year already. As a student here in China there are new impressions waiting for you at every corner and every activity you find yourself doing….

ISSE Presentations from Students @Nanjing University

Today Liming Dong, Yue Li, and Chengxing Zhong​, who are master students at Nanjing University-China and part of the IPIT exchange program presented at ISSE today (30th of September). This meeting took place at IT bygget – room 454 from 12:15 to 13:15. The title of their presentations are :   Software simulation modelling in practice-challenges of software process data    Challenges of building software process simulation model…

Impressions of Chinese culture and foods

For most execursion members this was their first time in China, and got to experience the country with its amazing culture for the very first time.  No need to say that the chinese culture differs a lot from the norwegian, and this trip has been an amazing opportunity to get a taste of the chinese…

Ekskursjonen til Kina

Ekskursjonen til Kina gav oss mange inntrykk, både positive og negative. Av de positive var kanskje måten vi kom oss rundt på av de mest positive.  For å komme oss rundt i Kina, benyttet vi hovedsakelig skinnegående transport. Dette inkluderer alt fra toget innad på flyplassen i Beijing, til lyntoget vi tok mellom Nanjing og…