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Farewell from the DRMCCA Ambassador

My time as the Student Ambassador of the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (DRMCCA) master’s programme has come to an end. I have enjoyed this role so much and I cannot deny I feel a little sad as it is ending now. My two-year master’s studies at the Faculty of Engineering, or LTH as we usually refer to … Continue reading

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Master’s Thesis Defense

After five months of working intensively, we finally submitted our master’s thesis and more recently we presented our work in the thesis defense seminar. The master’s thesis, or the degree project as it is otherwise called, is undoubtedly one of the defining elements of the whole master’s programme. I have felt that this last semester dedicated to the thesis was … Continue reading

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Spring is here…

Spring has officially arrived in Lund and the weather doesn’t get much more beautiful than this. It’s warm, sunny, and simply lovely everywhere. A good excuse for taking a break from the thesis writing process and enjoying a nice picnic with friends. Enjoy the sunny days! Irma

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“The Beast from the East” comes to Lund

Whether you have experienced it yourself or not, you undoubtedly have at least heard about the cold weather and the snow storms happening recently throughout Europe. This extreme cold has affected Sweden too. Located in northern Europe, Sweden is usually considered a cold place. However, for us living in the south, the winter seasons are milder compared to the rest … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about friends

An old expression says “Friends are treasures of the heart” and I believe friends we make during our student experience in Sweden are a real treasure to be cherished during our studies and beyond. Friendships we create here are born from various common interests. My classmates are absolutely the first group of friends with whom I share so much more except for … Continue reading

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Reverse culture shock

Reminiscing about the time when I first moved to Sweden, I am trying to think of the elements of life that came as a culture shock to me. I believe there were a few, however when you move to a country like Sweden where everything runs efficiently and is organized to excellence, adjusting to a new life gets much easier. … Continue reading

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Getting around in Lund

Lund is a small city which helps with my time management as a student. Days can get hectic with readings to complete, lectures and seminars to attend, and assignments to hand in. Moving around the city easily and fast certainly has saved me precious time every day. It’s easy and convenient to cycle in Lund with dedicated bike lanes everywhere … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone! Best wishes for a healthy, happy, and successful 2018! During the upcoming days and weeks, prospective students will submit their applications for master studies at Lund University. I want to take this chance to encourage you to prepare and send out your applications. This time of the year (two years ago) I was working with my … Continue reading

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Graduate Fair

Greetings from the Graduate Fair at Lund University! Today was a special day for me and my fellow LTH programme ambassadors. We were part of the university’s graduate fair, representing our master’s programmes. It has been an engaging afternoon, answering questions to prospective students and sharing my perspective as a current student. There was a high level of interest in … Continue reading

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Thesis “fever”

The master thesis process has officially started. The spring semester will be fully dedicated to the thesis project, however, it is as early as mid-November that students hand in a preliminary thesis outline. These past weeks have been filled with intense reading, brainstorming, and exploration, as we have been working on identifying the thesis topic and drafting initial research aim, … Continue reading

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