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Starting Swedish Summer – Sun, Sea, Sand, and So Long

Hello! I’m Joe, and I am part of the Sustainable Urban Design (SUDes) class entering into the second year here in Lund! I’ll be updating you on my Swedish life, both social and everyday, and the mountains of super fun work over the next year, including a class trip to China and the inevitable thesis adventure. Being from Scotland, the … Continue reading

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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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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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Melodifestivalen

If you really want to integrate into the Swedish society, you’ll have to watch Melodifestivalen. Or in other words, the shows in which it’s determined which artist will represent Sweden during the upcoming Eurovision Song Festival. This tradition is deeply embedded (there are 4 semi-finals, 1 second chance round, and then a final round). Luckily for me, this is a … Continue reading

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A last trip

Before I started my thesis project (already 2 weeks ago), I went on a trip to Kiruna. This trip I recommend to everybody! It was an amazing end of the holidays. We’ve done so many unforgettable things. Of course I should start of with our first night, when we went on a 4 hour hiking trip, waste-deep in snow, to … Continue reading

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Nerf war

Last week a friend of mine, whom apparently got too much money to spend, invited me for a Nerf gun war. (For all of you who don’t know what it is, here comes a short explanation: A Nerf gun is a plastic gun that can shoot foam darts. 🙂 To start a Nerf war, one needs a couple of guns, … Continue reading

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Field Study: China

At the beginning of October Sudes went to China, specifically Beijing and Tianjin. For the first part we were in Tianjin and we did a design charette with local university students as well as some from a university in Beijing. It was an intense couple of days. Many us finished our group projects minutes before the competition deadline. Also we … Continue reading

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SUDes goes to China!

As each year the course Sustainable Urban Dynamics goes for a study trip to explore processes of rapid urbanization. This year the trip took place in first half of October in Tianjin and Beijing. Our project site is located in Tianjin and we had a chance to get some more insight about its conditions and diversity of the city. We … Continue reading

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Lund ~ gearing up to welcome new students :D

August is here, and in two weeks the newbies would be arriving to Lund. It reminds of my first day here and I cannot believe that its almost an year since my arrival O.o I have signed up to be an international mentor and its so exciting as we would be conducting several fun activities and excursion for the newcomers. We … Continue reading

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Class of 2016, Biotechnology!

Living in Sweden as a student was an unforgettable journey which is now coming to an end. I remember the first time I met with my friends as if it was yesterday…We were 11 people from different countries with different educational backgrounds. I never would have thought that I would become such good friends with all of these people who … Continue reading

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