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Election 2021


In June 2021, representatives were elected, with deputies, to the University Board at UiT Norway's Arctic University for the period 1.8.2021–31.7.2025. The University Board's working language is Norwegian/Scandinavian.

These representatives were elected:
– three representatives from the group of permanent employees in teaching and research positions
– one representative from the group of temporary employees in teaching and research positions
– one representative from the group of technical / administrative staff

In addition, students elect two members and the Ministry of Education and Research (KD) appoints four external board members to the university board.

Election period:
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the group of permanent employees are elected for four years, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (1 and 6)
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the group of temporary employees are elected for one year, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (2)
– The representatives and deputy representatives from the student group are elected for one year, cf. the Universities and University Colleges Act § 9-4 (3)

Changes from 01.10.21
Gunhild Guttvik leaves her job at UiT on 30.09.21. According to the election rules, she will leave the board from the same date. Tone Osnes will be the new board member from the technical/administrative staff, and Aase Tveito will be the new deputy member from the same date.
Activity Date
The election is announced Week 14
(6.–9. April)
Electoral roll is announced 28 April
Deadline to nominate candidates 5 May
Nominated candidates are announced 12 May
Deadline for complaints on electoral roll/complaints should be sent to the elections board via e-mail 19 May
Election period 2–8 June
Election result is announced 10 June


One representative will be elected. Get to know the candidate here:

Anders T. Hjertø Lind (written presentation, PDF) Anders T. Hjertø Lind  


One representative will be elected, with deputy.

Gunhild Årnes Guttvik Gunhild Guttvik
Gøril Johansen Gøril Johansen
Johanne Bertling Krogstad Johanne Bertling Krogstad
Angelica Matveeva Angelica Matveeva
Tone Osnes Tone Osnes
Trude Steingård
Rune Sundelin Rune Sundelin
Aase Tveito Aase Tveito
Hege Kristin Widnes Hege Kristin Widnes


Election result: These are now entering the University Board (10.06.21)

See video presentation by Associate Professor Marcus Buck: Electoral arrangements at UiT

Election app: http://stemme.uit.no



Do you have questions about the election? 

Please contact senior adviser Liv-Ragna Garden.