Category Archives: Student life

Spring-weekend

The passed weekend, and actually the passed week, the weather has been incredibly good! I got a good sunburn at Valborg (which is already blogged about by one of my fellow bloggers). But now this weekend we had a small event for ourselves here in Helsingborg. I spend the afternoon in the park, with my classmates, and with some of … Continue reading

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Ways to integrate and learn more about Swedish job market

As soon as you arrive in Lund and start your studies pay attention to the initiatives like ÖppnaDörren, Kompis Sverige and Invitationsdepartementet. You might get more chances to expand your network and improve your skills, both language and professional competence if you are involved in activities of these organisations. Kompis Sverige – apply as soon as you arrive in Lund and find … Continue reading

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Traditional celebration of spring: Valborg

Valborg (walpurgis night) has very little to do with religion and everything to do with the arrival of spring in Sweden. On 30 April, as spring approaches, Lund University students gather together in Stadsparken (the city park) for Valborg, or ‘Siste april’ (the last day of April) for a festive celebration. During the day, students in groups have barbecues and … Continue reading

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How (not) to procrastinate

Better weather, ongoing thesis work; two perfectly good reasons to get your mind set on procrastinating. I’d say a good way of procrastinating is going out to enjoy the weather, whenever possible. In Helsingborg, it can be really nice to visit the park at Kärnan or go to the harbour or shore called Gröningen. However, don’t plan to be there … Continue reading

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Half way through – short holidays!

Around our mid critique I decided to take a short break and forget about the project for few days. Taking adventage of early spring and low prices (it’s still out of season or even “winter” time) we decided to go to beautiful Ibiza. Out of season you can easily find great accommodation through airbnb for 20€ per person! In a … Continue reading

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Study trip to my project site in Amsterdam

In March I had a chance to visit Amsterdam and do some research on my site in Westpoort and other relevant harbour areas. I was very lucky to have amazing weather so I took plenty pictures to note my thoughts. Using the opportunity of being in Amsterdam I also contacted an architect from Amsterdam, who had guest lectures in Lund … Continue reading

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Skiing in Sweden

One under appreciated attribute of Lund, is the town’s location. Just a short train ride away from Malmö, the incredible city of Copenhagen and the air travel hub that is Kastrup airport. So being a student in this northern part of the world, you feel obliged to partake in some of the unique adventures that Scandinavia has to offer, within a student price tag. One of these activities … Continue reading

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Expand your knowledge about biology

Well Lund doesn’t stop amusing me.. There’s going to be open door day in the biology department of Lund University. So basically you could come in and see and touch some weird stuff right here in the university. That is what so great about having a big university is that you can really immerse yourself into interdisciplinary learning Here’s a … Continue reading

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India Day Celebration (2017) in Malmo

Few days back, we celebrated ‘India Day’ in Malmö. It was organized by the Indian Association in Sweden (IAS) in collaboration with the Embassy of India, Sweden. It was a special and joyous occasion marking the 5th anniversary of IAS. It was also a great opportunity to meet other families and friends. The delicious, traditional Indian food only made the … Continue reading

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The weather is getting better~

Recently, the sun has shown up more often and the spring is around the corner. Many kinds of flowers have already bloomed. Every time when it is sunny, many people like to bathe in the sunshine, which is really enjoyable and comfortable especially after a long dark winter. A good weather also gives relief from the heavy work of the master thesis. … Continue reading

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