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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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Taking part in social life

Do you wonder how to… expose oneself to a lot of spoken Swedish get to know locals and have a lot of fun? There are tons of free-time activities in Lund that can provide you with that. If you’re interested in speaking Swedish, you should not hesitate to join the open sessions that most of the clubs and activities offer … Continue reading

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“The Dark Side of Sweden”

        Winter is coming, days are now considerably shorter even here, in the south of Sweden. Once I came to school early in the morning to prepare for the review, when it was still dark, and finished when it was already dark outside. This might seem depressing, but think about the streets illumination, popping up all over the … Continue reading

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Career Fair Days – ARKAD

Hey guys, Today I am going to talk about ARKAD, the biggest career fair of Scandinavia. It is held every year in the middle of November at LTH and it lasts two days. Not only it gives you the chance to get in contact with some company representatives, it also gives you an insight about internships and master thesis opportunities. … Continue reading

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Winter Is Coming

Hey hey! Here in Lund, since the clocks went back and winter is beginning to arrive (as is evident from my very Game of Thrones title), it is now dark more than it is light. This presents some interesting quirks that as a Scot (from further north than here) I am overly familiar with but still never get used to. … Continue reading

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Getting a cold

Hey guys, Today I’m going to talk about something that is not that exciting but it might be useful to you. When you live in a country as cold as Sweden, you are bound to get sick at some point or another (or even multiple times unfortunately). It depends on one person’s immune system to the other, as well as … Continue reading

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Study! But don’t forget to celebrate your achievements.

Being a M.Sc.-student at LTH certainly requires the willigness to invest a lot of time into lectures, seminars, group projects, individual assignments and other types of dealing with the subject at hand. It is easy to forget celebrating finished projects and success. One way of doing that in Lund is a “sittning”, a dinner party most often served at Nations. … Continue reading

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Some knowledge is for life

Taking advantage of a short break between courses, I am currently reading the international bestseller “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman. I remember having read two psychology books from the author a few years ago and last year the Nobel laureate and his fascinating work was brought to our attention during the course “Direction and Coordination in Disaster Management”. … Continue reading

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Architect goes to China with SUDes

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There’s been already a lot said about the study trip to China with SUDes. For me this term is full of joy and excitement even though the course (Sustainable Urban Dynamics – as a MARK student I have a bit more freedom to choose my courses and thus could take it) is very intense and time consuming. So I join … 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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