Tuesday 12th of August the annual matriculation ceremony was held at Gløshaugen. This year's opening speech of the plenum ceremony was held by the Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Vidar Helgesen. NTNU Rector, Gunnar Bovim then held his speech to the 7000 new students.
Afterwards the students attended local ceremonies for their programme of study. After the speeches, all the Computer Science and Informatics students joined guided tours which ended up in Drivhuset for refreshments.