Tag Archives: Arrival Day

Orientation Is Over

Hey hey! As you all may have noticed, the orientation weeks are beginning to feel like a distant memory as classes ramp up. Here in the 2nd year of SUDes, we have already had our first China group analysis crit after less than 3 weeks of class. That among other things has delayed my posting of my experience as an … Continue reading

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The Swedish Chef

It’s only a matter of days until new students reach Lund and start their new adventure, I know you have a mix of feelings of enthusiasm, fear, joy, and longing. But don’t worry it will be a great chapter in your lives. I remember those days last year when I was planning my trip to Lund, and I only regret … Continue reading

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Last Days of Summer

Hey hey! For all of us summer will be soon coming to a close. That means a return to Sweden for me, and for new arrivals hopefully an exciting new start! I’ve been at home in Scotland for summer lazing with my cat, seeing friends, turning 25 and obtaining my Chinese visa for the SUDes class trip. I will now … Continue reading

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The new beginning…

As already said, Arrival day for the autumn semester was on 16th August and these two following weeks were the orientation weeks- full of fun activities and some practical information sessions. Also, I must say, Lund now feels full again with all the new students and other students coming back to start their new semester. So, the orientation weeks are … Continue reading

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Phadder/Mentor & Ambassador

As already been posted, the new international students arrived this week. And as ambassadors most of us got to meet them at registration day. For me it was not only just meeting the new internationals and welcoming them. During the introduction this year the EEBD master’s program is being included for the first time! So registration day wasn’t only for me … Continue reading

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Lund University Arrival day – Autumn 2016

Yesterday i.e 16th  August, AF-Borgen, usually a quiet place was chock-a-block with hustle and bustle of students, international mentors and staff  from Lund University. It was the Arrival Day for international students commencing their studies this autumn. We welcomed around 2000 International students from about more than 110 countries to our family. The ever increasing count of international students reminds … Continue reading

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A South African in Sweden

During the last few days of my European summer backpacking adventure, I mentioned to a friend that I was looking forward on heading home. Bemused he asked me if I’m going to South Africa. My instantaneous reaction to respond with the word ‘No’, coincided with a quick moment slight disbelief to my own answer. What series of incredible events transpired … Continue reading

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Looking Back: Arriving in Lund – late…

I thought I would share my experience of arriving in Lund University. If you are like me you have probably looked through Lund University’s website to the point where you are starting to have parts of it memorized. For international students, they have what is called “Arrival Day.” Originally, when planning to come to Sweden, I had planned to come … Continue reading

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