Tag Archives: Summer

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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Glad Midsommar!

Hey hey! On Friday 23rd June it was Midsummer in Sweden, and so I thought I’d let you know how some friends and I celebrated. Five international students from my class (including me) were invited to a Swedish friend’s place in Lomma, a seaside town between Lund and Malmö that is best known for its beach. Through the day others … 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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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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Weekend trip ideas: Ivösjön – Bromölla

If you are looking for a great weekend trip with overnight stay, I can reccommend amazing place not that far from Lund. We went to Bromölla, which is a small village at Ivösjön lake. Right at the lake there is a cosy camping with small huts for 4-5 people, good shower facilities and many bbq places at the lake. It’s easily … Continue reading

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Half way through – short holidays!

Around our mid critique I decided to take a short break and forget about the project for few days. Taking adventage of early spring and low prices (it’s still out of season or even “winter” time) we decided to go to beautiful Ibiza. Out of season you can easily find great accommodation through airbnb for 20€ per person! In a … Continue reading

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Weekend trip ideas: Falsterbo

As the weather is still treating us well and we can enjoy beautiful late summer – you may want to use your weekends to see a bit of Skane region. Trip to Falsterbo is a great idea if you like beaches, seaside and exploring Swedish nature. It’s a town located at the southern-west tip of Sweden in south part of … Continue reading

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Coming back… down to Earth?

On Monday I am flying back to Sweden after crazy holidays to run straight from the airport to the introductory fika and course kick-off. It’s time to get back to a routine and really force myself to do some serious work. Time to get organized. But how to balance excitement about new semester and projects with post-summer laziness and melancholic … 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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Summer plans~

As I have no plans of going back home for this summer, I planned to spend it worthwhile. Some of the options to spend summer in Lund: i) summer job ii) internship iii) volunteer lab work iv) advanced course v) summer courses in other universities vi) travel and explore. Most of my friends staying here are planning the same and … Continue reading

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