The Norwegian student introductory week: who takes part, and is participation associated with better social integration and satisfaction among students? by Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit, Kristin Gärtner Askeland, Marit Knapstad, Ann Kristin Knudsen, and Jens Christoffer Skogen

Many new students have recently moved away from their hometowns, and therefore wish to establish new social relations. In countries across the world, starting university is associated with various types of initiation rituals such as the Portuguese Praxe, American hazing, and introductory events in New Zealand, Denmark, and Norway. The Norwegian introductory week aims to…