Communication Section


The Communication section provides communication services to students, the academic community, management, and the society. The section has overall responsibility for facilitating good internal and external communication, and is responsible for content in and development of the university's communication channels.

The section is responsible for the following services at UiT:

Joint service: Communication and outreach

  • News and science outreach
  • Management support
  • Communication support for employees in the administration and activities related to student recruitment
  • Media contact
  • Management and coordination of UiT's official accounts in social media
  • Contingency and crisis communication

Joint service: Digital channels

  • Websites (
  • Info screens (Scala)
  • Intranet
  • Contingency and crisis information
  • iKnowBase

Events and partner agreements

The section is responsible for planning, promoting and implementing events that are part of UiT's central event portfolio, the Saturday University and the Research Days.

In addition, the section has follow-up and coordination responsibility for UiT's partner agreements at level 1.

For the media


Communication tips – Improve your communication and outreach skills

Communication is one of your most important work tools. Good communication is fundamental when we are to collaborate, lead, develop or change something. When you communicate openly and actively, you contribute to good work processes and results.

Visit our resource page with tips and tools to help you along the way.

Employees at Communication Section:



Lørdagsuniversitetet: Hva lærte vi av pandemien? Hvilken tillit har vi til myndighetene nå?

30. oktober     13:00     Festsalen i Rødbanken, Storgata 65, Tromsø     Tromsø    

Lørdagsuniversitetet: Medisinske fremskritt og veien videre

6. november     13:00     Tromsø bibliotek og byarkiv, Grønnegata 94     Tromsø    

Announcement of the winner of the Mohn Prize 2022

12. november     14:00     Lysgården, Framsenteret     Digital, Tromsø    

Lørdagsuniversitetet: Stortingsvalget 2021 – klimavalg eller distriktsvalg?

13. november     13:00     Festsalen i Rødbanken, Storgata 65, Tromsø     Tromsø    

Lørdagsuniversitetet-spesial i samarbeid med New North Academy

20. november     17:00     Musikkonservatoriet, Krognessvegen 33, Tromsø     Tromsø