THE REPORT

With the help from many of you, we have now handed over the results of our open inquiry – the #whyoslo project – to Oslo Business Region and Kunnskap Oslo. The project resulted in a report which takes you through the entire process. 

Read More
Emergence
MEETING WITH MAK

We met with the founder of MAK, Javad Mushtaq. MAK aims to increase the competitiveness of Norway and Norwegian businesses through raising the level of consciousness on diversity and intercultural competence as a competitive advantage, within both the Norwegian Public and private sector.

Read More
Emergence
LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

Leadership Foundation’s social mission is to lead the diversity for individuals, companies and society. This they achieve by working on plenty of projects promoting diversity. The approach is a mentoring/coaching model to connect youths with adults in an inspiring way. We had an hour talk with Lisa and Anna Maria

Read More
Emergence
WORKSHOP: 19 STOPS & A LAB MAP

The last workshop. This time we had 19 stops and 60 people - both internationals and locals - with a lab map to help us make Oslo a more welcoming, attractive and enriching city for internationals.

Read More
Emergence
HOW MIGHT WE

Narrowing our research down to how might we's. Questions waiting to be answered by internationals and Norwegians – a step on the way to creating solutions that can make Oslo a more welcoming city!

Read More
Emergence
MAPPING OUR WAY THROUGH OSLO

Journey map is a tool used to map out the different actions and emotions of a certain experience. This tool has come to good use during our process and we have used it frequently in our workshops. It is pretty simple to understand how to use a journey map if you've never done it before – and it can be a lot of fun! 

Read More
Emergence
TAKE A LOOK AT COPENHAGEN

During our research we’ve come across several examples of how other cities and countries facilitate for the welcoming of newcomers. Here is a look at how one of our closest neighbours – Denmark – invites internationals to International House Copenhagen.

Read More
Emergence
MOVING TO NORWAY – GOOGLE STYLE

Have you ever tried googling ‘moving to Norway’ or anything similar? If you’re Norwegian this may be something that never crossed your mind. If you’re an international living in Norway – or considering moving to Norway – you might have done just this, and met the same search results as we did when pretending to be an international searching for help on Google. Being Norwegians ourselves, the search results were somewhat surprising – although very entertaining!

Read More
Emergence
WORKSHOP: WHAT CAN WE DO TO BECOME BETTER HOSTS?

We've asked Oslo citizens (both Norwegians and internationals) what could be done to make Oslo feel more like home. 

In this workshop we invited Norwegians to tell us about their experiences studying or working abroad, about their everyday habits in the city and what they can do to make the city a more welcoming one for internationals coming here to study or work.

Read More
Emergence
ANSA KARRIEREDAG 2016

Right before Christmas we paid a visit to 'ANSA Karrieredag 2016' – which is a career day held by ANSA - Association of Norwegian Students Abroad. We thought we'd check it out, and talk to some of the companies there. To what extent do companies recruit international talent?

Read More
A SIX WEEK STUDENT PROJECT

For the past six weeks, a student team from Emergence School of Leadership has been a part of our process, contributing to the project as our own research team. Their primary task has been to seek information and insights on international talent in Oslo.

Read More
Emergence