Quirky Cultural Differences #4: Norway

  • Professors don’t only use slides/whiteboards, but it is still very common to see chalkboards in the classes.
  • Instead of an eraser for said chalkboard, the professors use a wet sponge.
  • Girls lift weights just as much as the guys in the gym.
  • In humanities classes in particular, it is common that the student must first pass a qualifying paper before they are even allowed to take the final exam (eep!)

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