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Board of Student Services, FÉSTA

Student Services (FÉSTA) is a non-profit organisation that the University of Akureyri, registered students, and Akureyri town are a part of. These parties also appoint representatives to the Board of Student Services. Student Services owns and operates Student Housing and handles various other services available to students. A wide range of housing options are offered, from one-person rooms to three-room apartments, and in Tröllagil, Akureyri town operates a four-department kindergarten.

Board of Student Services, FÉSTA:

  • Halla Margrét Tryggvadóttir, Personnel Manager, appointed by the Municipality of Akureyri, Chair 
  • Harpa Halldórsdóttir, Director of Finance, representing UNAK, appointed by the University Council, term expires 1 August 2020
  • Hólmar Svansson, Managing Director, representing UNAK, appointed by the University Council, term expires 1 August 2020
  • Alberta Runný Ađalsteinsdóttir, student, representing the students
  • Júlía Ósk Bjarnadóttir, student, representing the students


  • Sigrún Lóa Kristjánsdóttir, Project Manager, representing UNAK, term expires 1 August 2020
  • Einar Hannesson, student, representing the students
  • Andrés Tryggvi Jakobsson, student, representing the students

Term of appointment: Irregular. The appointment period of student representatives is one school year at a time.

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University of Akureyri

Nordurslod 2         600 Akureyri, Iceland         Tel. +354 460 8000 / f: 460 8999

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