December 2016

New year, new life!

when I am writing this blog, I can hear the fireworks outside the window and in a couple of hours, it will be New Year, 2017. How time flies! Can you remember what did you do last new year? How many new years’ resolutions have you achieved in the year 2016? New year is coming and you have new hope … Continue reading

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Being Sick Abroad

I am normally the type of person to not get sick, but when I do, I get really sick. Once again, I am sick. Last year in the autumn I got sick, and ended up having pneumonia. Right now I have tonsillitis. In Sweden, they have universal health care, which is great, especially If you have a Swedish personal number. … Continue reading

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Holiday season

Being back home in Europe after four months in Panama, I’m quite shocked by the cold weather. It’s a temperature drop of almost 40 degrees, so I am struggling a little bit to cope 😉 But it’s really nice to be back home and celebrate Christmas with family and friends before starting to tackle the Master thesis in the coming … Continue reading

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Studying during the Christmas break

Everyone is happy about the “holidays” in the end of the year, but unfortunately are the holidays pretty short, as the exams of a few LTH courses will be held directly after the Christmas break. I am back in Italy for the holidays, but the few days I had to see all my relatives and friends were rather stressfull, as … Continue reading

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Lund Univ. 350th Anniversary Book

Our Lund University has published a caffe-table-designed book “Lund University over 350 Years – History and Stories” for the University’s jubilee year, of which the journeys depict major occurrences and overall trends in University’s history from a small provincial academy with 14 professors and 80 students to today’s major international university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world ! Both Swedish … Continue reading

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Last day of work in Panama

Dear all, so today the last day of my internship in Panama has come, and soon I am flying home for Christmas. I was an intern at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for the last four months. It was an interesting experience, with a lot of things to learn. We’ve had hurricanes to deal with, for … Continue reading

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The “hidden” treasure of the LTH campus

Who has never been around Kemicentrum when it gets dark, might have missed out a lot (according to me :P) When you pass by Kemicentrum during day time, there are those “unspectacular” black  Yin and Yang stones infront of the A entrance, but once it gets dark the magic starts. Those stone become glowing stones, which lighten up your day! … Continue reading

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Consider the SI scholarship

Do you want to study in Sweden but you are not ready to pay for your studies and do not have enough savings to live in Sweden? Well, maybe it’s high time you considered the Swedish Institute scholarships? I’m one of SI scholarship holders, and I’m very happy to have the opportunity to study what I want and experience the … Continue reading

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Welcoming Christmas and the New Year!!!

As we enter last month of the year, the city is all dolled up to celebrate Christmas and welcome the New Year. This year’s Christmas tree decoration is special as it has beautiful bronze ring ornaments, marking the 350 jubilee of Lund University. More information about the jubilee can be found at Lund-university-350-years The pretty decoration on streets along with … Continue reading

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Exploring the Faculty of Medicine

My dream came true 🙂 I study together with doctors and explore this amazing world of human-beings and our nature. Moreover, since the course is held in the Clinical Research Center in Malmö, I’m really happy to leave Lund at least for a month. How could it happen? I’ve applied for the course Sexual and Reproductive Health as an elective … Continue reading

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