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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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Exams’ week

Hey guys, Exams are approaching and everyone is a bit stressed. We usually have a week without classes right before the exams in order to study, so it is a good idea to plan ahead and maybe create a schedule to organize which chapters and exercises you’re doing. When I have enough time I like to read all the book … Continue reading

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SUDes Goes to Sichuan, China!

Hey hey! I’ll have to be ‘brief’ because I’m jetlagged to death. From October 6-15th, SUDes 2nd years were in Chengdu, Sichuan, China for a collaborative workshop with students from Southwest Jiaotong University. As well as being an amazing work opportunity, it was an incredible experience on its own. The biggest pro for the trip, however, is that it was … Continue reading

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Master Thesis Presentations

During the last two weeks I was attending master thesis presentations, both Architecture and Sustainable Urban Design ones. Honestly, I don’t know why I didn’t do that last year, but it was a huge mistake. Following the conversation between the student and the examiners gives much more rather than just seeing the posters on exhibition, because it teaches you to … Continue reading

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Happy Kannelbullens dag!

In case you didn’t know, kannelbulle is a cinnamon bun. Yes, cinnamon buns! …And yes, in Sweden there is a whole day dedicated to them – the 4th of October! 🙂 How about that? Cinnamon buns are something very special in Sweden, they are adored by a lot of people and a traditional pastry to be served at fika. This Swedish … Continue reading

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About being on time

LU is a university with a lot of international students. Group work with students from different culture is very common. It’s important to understand that being on time can be different for people from different culture. In China when we say our course at 8:00, students will show up before 8:00 and the course will start exactly at 8:00. The … Continue reading

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MATLAB is your best friend

At the beginning of my second year in the Wireless Communications master program, I must say MATLAB is a very powerful computing environment and easy to use tool in order to simulate, analyze and understand multiple tasks. This term I am working on a project in Wireless Communications where we should transfer data from one laptop using its speakers and … Continue reading

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