Category Archives: The city of Lund

Your home away from home

Finding accommodation in Lund is considered one of the most challenging parts of student life. So it was for me ūüôā Without going deep into detail I would recommend you to keep on trying to get one from LU accommodation or AF Bost√§der, or through the student nations, if you are still looking for it. This is a safer way … Continue reading

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Traffic in Lund

Lund is a nice small town. You can easily reach everywhere by bike in 20 mins from Lund center. However, bike traveling more than half an hour everyday could be¬†quite tiring because the town is not flat. I had a hard time the first semester when I lived in green house, which is all the way down to the edge … Continue reading

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Typical student of LU

Hello, lovely people! First, let me introduce myself. I am Nina, a biotechnology student here at LU and I will be blogging for you during the next year, telling you all about the life and studies here in Lund! You are welcome to share your thoughts and questions in the comments section or feel free to contact me on the … Continue reading

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Sweden-Living a dream

This is Jennifer here from India and pursuing my Masters in Energy Efficient and Environmental Building Design. As the title suggests, I am indeed living a dream come true and its hard to believe that one year has gone by too soon. From students bustling about in the city, we have arrived at that point in time at Sweden, where … Continue reading

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HBTQ certificate for Lund’s City Library

I just visited the city library to get my weekly dose of easy-to-read Swedish literature but something was different this time. Now there is a HBTQ certificate just next to the entrance. Although I didn’t know what it exactly means, a huge rainbow flag on the wall let me guess right. The library is now demonstrating tolerance to everybody despite … 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 √ĖppnaD√∂rren, 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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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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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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Gym and sport in Lund

Maybe some of you still didn’t start with new year’s fitness resolutions, maybe some are getting nervous about getting into your favourite swimming suit or just looking for a place to let some steam off after stressful school day and projects. Lund offers quite a few places where you can do sports. If you don’t plan to workout too regularly … Continue reading

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