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General Concerns

Hello everyone Congrats for all of you and Welcome to Lund University. I have received several emails inquiring about the courses and wether the loads of the courses are heavy or not. Very soon alot of information will be provided for you about the courses You will have in your first semester and second one, after you arrive here, you … Continue reading

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Last day in the lab

Hello everyone I have started working on my thesis from mid January, I am working on sludge dewatering which is related to the wastewater treatment. My thesis consists of two parts one is the literature reviewing and the other part is the lab work. The literature reviewing is quite tedious and consumes alot of time, I was from the begining … Continue reading

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Movie Nights

Hi guys Best thing in the world is a movie night out, few weeks ago I and my friends had a movie night. Actually we have been planing for that since the movie was out, I am talking about ‘Black Panter’. We have been checking the website of the cinema here in Lund, to figure out which date suits all … Continue reading

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Spring Vibes

Hi Everyone So according to the calender, Spring is only few days away. But oh no, Weather does not follow any calender of course. The last days, it has been snowing alot actually. But that of course, did not kill the spring spirit we are all having. The streets are docoreted with beautiful colourful feathers which are a symbol for … Continue reading

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Semla

Hallo Lovely people Today is Fettisdagen, it is the day all swedish celeberate the semla. It is the last celebratory feast before the Christian fasting period of Lent. In the past, Semla was a simple bun soaked in hot milk, nowdays it is a small wheat flour bun, flavoured with cardamom and filled with almond paste and whipped cream. Semla … Continue reading

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The 15 minutes

One of the interesting stuff about the Swedish culture, is the 15 minutes rule. If you have a lecture at 8:00 for example, it actually starts at 8:15 that applies for all the education related matters except for Exam of course, it does start sharp at the specific time. For the meeting with your  assignment group, that rules apply as … Continue reading

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Longest night and shortest day

Hallo everyone 😍 Today we will have some Astronomy lesson Today 21 of December is the longest night and the shortest day time, the day length in Stockholm is only 6 hours, 4 minutes and 52 seconds only. As you go up to the northern part , it gets even shorter. Yeah ! That is the winter solstice, on the … Continue reading

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Lucia at Christmas

With the approaching Christmas, a lot of activities is going on, but the famous Swedish thing is Lucia. As it is dark and cold, light is needed to fight this. It is a tradition linked to Saint Lucia of Syracuse in Italy. At this occasion, people usually make saffron buns, ginger biscuits and of course the famous Glögg. Lucia is … Continue reading

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Field trip

Study visits have always been my favorite part in the courses. The ability to connect between the theory part and what really happens in the real world, thus comprehend better what you study. Also it is nice to get out of class of course ;). Last year, during the urban water course we had the chance of two field trips, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween everyone 🙂 Though it is an American tradition, nowadays most countries celebrate it. Luckily for us, they celebrate here in Sweden as well. Most of stores, had a theme which made it tempting to get involved, so my corridor was going crazy over the event, we spent a day raving pumpkin, baking deserts.  Crashing  parties, with our awesome … Continue reading

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