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University of Iceland makes international employability ranking

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University of Iceland welcomes 1,150 foreign students

25 Aug 2016 Yesterday saw the welcome reception for the 1,150 foreign students who are taking up studies at the University of Iceland this autumn.

Iceland couple arguing over what to call a toaster

1 Jul 2016 Who says people don’t care about language? And what IS the Icelandic word for ‘toaster’?

A Hekla eruption.

Iceland’s Hekla volcano “ready to blow”

20 Jun 2016 “We could be looking at a major disaster when the next eruption begins if we are not careful.”

Cancer in Iceland linked to living in geothermal areas

1 Jun 2016 Scientists from the University of Iceland have discovered a link between rates of cancer and the amount of time spent living in areas of Iceland which use geothermal water.

The Eyjafjallajökull eruption.

Icelandic volcanoes not to blame for world temperature changes

30 May 2016 Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano is now synonymous the world over with flight shutdown and travel chaos – but Icelandic volcanoes in general have much less bearing than volcanoes elsewhere on worldwide temperature change.

The University of Iceland.

University of Iceland 222nd best in world

13 Apr 2016 The University of Iceland is the 222nd best university in the world and the 13th best in the Nordic countries, according to the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Þingvellir, the site of the ancient Icelandic Parliament, appears frequently in stories such as Njal's Saga.

Mapping the Icelandic sagas

29 Nov 2015 A new interactive map of all places featured in the Icelandic sagas has won the University of Iceland 2015 Applied Science Prize.

A blaze of international colour.

International Day at University of Iceland

14 Nov 2015 Students, teachers and staff were treated to the sights, tastes and sounds of the world this Thursday, as the University of Iceland held its annual International Day.

The University of Iceland.

University of Iceland among best in world

1 Oct 2015 The University of Iceland (HÍ) has made it into the Times Higher Educati­on World Uni­versity Rank­ings list of best universities in the world for the fifth year running.

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