Information you might find useful as a student or visiting artist at NTA:
OPENING HOURS OF THE CAMPUS
Opening hours for the main reception : from May 15th – September 14th : 08:00 – 15:00 and from September 15th – May 14th : 08:00 – 15:45
Opening hours for the Academy : every weekday : 08:00 – 24:00
Both are closed on Sundays. Closed during holidays.
Information about the evaluation system will be given to you by the Head of Studies, Pea Hov. Students’ attendance must be registered. Registration of presence – form should be left at the administration desk each Friday after ending teaching. Students are to report directly to the teacher or to the administration if they are not attending classes, unless other routines have been agreed upon. (absence has to be reported to the main reception desk)
You will need a badge (entrance card with a personal 4digits code) to access all areas of the academy and some parts of the campus within the opening hours 08:00 – 23:00 every day. This card will be given you upon your arrival. You will need to return your card upon departure.
During spring, autumn and winter the library is open from 8:00 to 20:00 (Monday to Thursday), and 8:00 to 18:00 (Fridays). During the summer, it is open from 8:00 to 15:00. Phone: +47 69 30 30 88 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NB! Please remember to leave behind any book’s, cd’s or DVD’s you have borrowed from our library
The key for the teachers’ apartment will be handed to you upon arrival. The apartments’ address is : Bjølstadveien 2, 1671 Kråkerøy. Both locations - apartments and academy - can be seen visualised here : http://goo.gl/maps/Li24
There is a wireless internet coverage in the apartments. (You will need a password which will be given to you together with the keys).
Computers are available for our guest-teachers in different offices of the academy. They can be used at any time. You will get access codes upon arrival.
WIRELESS NETWORK AT THE ACADEMY
There is a wireless network in the premises of the academy. For this you will need access codes which will be given to you upon arrival.
The Academy has two mobile phones for you to borrow during your stay here at the Academy.
The Academy has a bike for the guest teachers to borrow during their stay in Fredrikstad.
EATING PLACES ON THE CAMPUS
There is one main cafeteria/cantina on the 4th floor of the campus, close to the reception. There you can buy salads, sandwiches, and very often warm food. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 – 15:00, Friday 8:00 – 14:00. There is also a small coffee place on the ground floor where you can enjoy a nice cup of coffee or some food too (like soups and sandwiches) Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 – 14:00, Wednesday 9:00-18:00, Friday 9:00-13:00
PAYMENT AND TRAVELING EXPENSES
Personal payment : Please hand us over your invoice . It will take 3 to 4 weeks to install your payment.Travel expenses : Travel expenses will be covered according to the agreement. Receipts should be handed over at the end your stay. Travels by car outside Østfold must be approved in advance by the Head of administration Anne Berit Løland. Payment Information : To ensure payment in time, you should provide the following information on your invoice: correct bank account number - bank name + full address of the bank + SWIFT and IBAN
TEA & COFFEE
There is free tea and coffee in our main office. Please note that Nespresso capsules cost NOK 5 each!
Every Wednesday, teachers and staff are having lunch together in the meeting room from 12:30 and 13:15. Please come and join us!