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Winter Is Coming

Hey hey! Here in Lund, since the clocks went back and winter is beginning to arrive (as is evident from my very Game of Thrones title), it is now dark more than it is light. This presents some interesting quirks that as a Scot (from further north than here) I am overly familiar with but still never get used to. … Continue reading

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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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Group work

Hej hej! So the last year of master studies has started for me and let me say, things are moving quickly! A lot of decisions to make, which courses, which projects, which master thesis topic to choose…Currently I am working on some literature studies and laboratory work and the topics are very interesting! Another thing I find very interesting is … Continue reading

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Lund University’s jubilee

Hej! So as you most probably know already, Lund University is celebrating 350 years and a lot of events and activities have been happening for the past year and much more is still planned! A few days ago, there was a big celebration party at Lundagård for the whole staff and students for the jubilee. I and some of my … Continue reading

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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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Could it be Eid outside your home??

These days all Muslims celebrate Eid Aladha, which lasts for 4 days and where people usually fast the day before Eid and eat together at sunset, at morning next day they go to the mosque for a prayer and to greet each other. All this was memories for me as I thought it is hard to feel the occasion outside … 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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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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Warm Hearts

Last Friday, we had our farewell dinner as everyone is leaving for the summer break. One year ago, I remember in the registration day when we all first met. The mixed feelings we all had, the excitement about the new experience and the fear of the unknown. With everyone in this picture I share a dear memory to my heart. … Continue reading

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The First Year is a Long Year

Last summer at this moment I was busy doing my graduate project without knowing where to go afterwards. Now I just finished the documentation of my design project for the second semester in my master. I feel like I have been here since a long time ago, learning cooking on my own, meeting a lot of new people, studying new language. Now I can read Swedish … Continue reading

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