Tag Archives: Skåne

October in a wrap!

October has been amazing! We had kanelbullensdag (kanelbullar’s day) on the 4th of October. Kanelbullar is basically a cinnamon roll or cinnamon bun. And living in Sweden for one year, I would say that it is pretty much a Swedish thing! You can buy it in supermarkets, and for fancier ones, you can easily find it in a bakery or … Continue reading

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Swedish Travels

Some of you might be curious to discover parts of Sweden before your studies this autumn, so in this post, I will be sharing a few of my travel highlights and budget friendly ways to get there. The first city you are most likely to pass if you travel by train from Copenhagen is Malmö. As Sweden’s third biggest city, … Continue reading

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Hello from Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation!

A big congratulations to all the incoming DRMCCA students in Batch 4 that will be joining us in the autumn. I and the rest of the programme look forward to meeting you! Here’s a photo from the end of the last term — a busy day running the inter-agency disaster response simulations we constructed. An exciting, challenging, and fun two … Continue reading

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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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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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A Beach visit in Winter

A Swedish beach visit in December might not sound attractive to many students, especially on a Saturday morning. But a chance to see a new Swedish coastal town, good weather and the promise of a barbecue, inspired most of my class to pile on the layers of clothing for a day on the beach. The field trip was part of an elective … Continue reading

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Nimis burns down (partly)

I tentatively hope my previous post inspired some of you to hastily visit the beautiful Kullaberg nature reserve and driftwood sculptures of Nimis, while the autumn leaves were still hanging around.  Sadly Nimis fell victim to an arson attack on Thursday evening. Due to its isolated location, fire crews arrived at the scene after the fire had already subsided. Fortunately it was found only … Continue reading

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How bad are swedish dark winters in Lund?

When one thinks about a northern country, one of the thoughts might be that it is dark and cold in winter time… But I can cheer you up, it is not as bad as you would think (considering the darkness). As I am from Italy I have to say that you can of course feel a difference in hours where … Continue reading

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The Royal Republic of Ladonia

If you are eager explorer or perhaps attended LTH orientation week hike in the Kullaberg Nature Reserve, you might have heard someone mention the term ‘Nimis’. Standing tall on the northern shore of the Kullaberg Nature Reserve, is a series of striking wooden towers connected by labyrinth pathways constructed mostly out of driftwood. Construction of Nimis started in 1980 by … Continue reading

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Getting into the field

We all sometimes get a bit tired of theory, equation derivations and lengthy technical presentations. So the opportunity to get into the field for some practical work always provides some sense of excitement to an engineering class. Several presentations, group discussions and planning sessions finally led up to 2 full days of practical fieldwork in the Skåne countryside. This group project … Continue reading

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