Choose your weapons – committee work at the university
(Article from Zeile 9)

The biggest freaks of the university are sitting in the far left corner of the Oslo building.
Ecos with felted hair wearing these alternative sandals. Eternal
reality refugees who have never had a job
because they prefer to be in two adjacent, slightly musty
offices with mate tea and stale coffee to start the great revolution. What do they actually do all day? Besides copy cards sell?
The AStA (the General Student Committee) knows about its reputation.
“These are all people with no private life who do this” some claim
Voices. Why, except for BAföG, should you volunteer for
Commit to higher education policy
Simply because it brings something. In OSL 056 not only
hippies, but also suit-wearers, cyclists, mothers, nerds,
Planned and normal, that is, from every cliché corner engaged
Students who are in favour of better structures at the university and
breaking up stagnant processes.
The AStA answers questions on topics such as BAföG, housing and culture
and various other things. Besides he organizes offers and
events and represents the interests of the student body according to
inside and outside. The AStA is selected and controlled by the
In May/June there will be student council and StuPa elections again. So instead of idly talking or speculating about grievances or good ideas, the time is right to become active yourself. How much time you invest in which committee work and how much you want to do it, by the way, depends on everyone. Student representatives concentrate on the content of their study programme or department. Their tasks include, for example, communicating with lecturers or planning events, excursions and parties. The student representatives consist of three to five elected members and, if necessary, their representatives. If you want to stand up for all your fellow students and better study conditions in general, the StuPa (student parliament) is the right place for you. The StuPa, consisting of 25 elected students, decides on the most important decisions of the student body such as the statutes, the staffing of the AStA and the budget.