October 2018

First exam period at Lund University, and slow introduction of darkness

It is already the end of October… Time flies! And with the end of October, the end of study period 1 is also approaching for LTH students. At Lund University, the academic calendar is divided in 4 different study periods. This is different from my home country Spain, where the academic year is split between two different semesters. We could … Continue reading

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Fall in Lund,from sunshine to darkness

So it has been an interesting reading period, busy as expected for the First year and Second year alike. But outside of class, the atmosphere has been great! Well at least until of late….. The air was filled with the sweet smell of apples and pears and one could not help but notice them almost everywhere you went. If you … Continue reading

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Exams, projects, cold weather, and remembering to de-stress

It’s a busy time of the year now, with lots going on — a final project in the GIS course, meetings for developing a thesis outline (😅),  starting to look at jobs and next steps after the programme, etc. Exciting, and a little anxiety provoking! In the midst of all the end of the study period rush, it’s especially important to … Continue reading

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Exam week

Hi everyone! Sorry for not keeping up with everything, have been really busy lately since there are a lot going on.. Exam week is coming and that means we have been pre-occupied with submissions as well. I remember the struggle that I went through last year since it was my first year here. Studying here was never easy for me. … Continue reading

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Dairy products challenge in Sweden

Know your dairy product: Never heard of almost all of them before I was here so thought of sharing. Kefir: The taste is like sour yogurt is relatively quite strong to others. Onaka: This contains special probiotic bacteria. The taste is quite similar to yogurt.  Fil/Filmjölk: Quite popular in Sweden. It is like yogurt, but it is quite light and the taste is less sour … Continue reading

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Staying Organized ;)

Hello Everyone, It’s that time of the year where all the party and social activities stop, its hard to find a place in libraries. Yes, it’s exam time and everyone is busy with their books. The best way to stay calm during this time is to make a plan from the start of the semester and (at least try 😉 ) to … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Basic GIS course

In the elective Basic GIS course, we’ve just finished with the exam and are now at work on the final projects, where we’re using publicly available data to calculate the cost of building and maintaining a proposed road infrastructure project in Iran, taking into account the cost multiplier effects of things like population density, annual precipitation, elevation, and soil type. … Continue reading

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Academic quarter

On my very first day at Lund university, I had a lecture at 10:00 am. I woke up early in the morning and had breakfast checking a lecture room. I arrived to school at 9:45 and no one was in the lecture room at the moment. I sat in the middle of the empty hall after waiting for 10 minutes, … Continue reading

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So far, so good

Third semester in, perhaps it is a good time to reflect 🙂 Coming to Lund has been the most valuable decision I could have made. Many people study abroad but it is most exciting when you study in the right place. There is a reason many people end up calling Lund their home years after studying; there is a way … Continue reading

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A different Sunday afternoon

Hi people, it’s already october in Sweden. Exams are nearby (sorry for the reminder) and we are still able to enjoy sunny weather, enjoy while you can! I wanted to write this post to talk about what I did last Sunday. As I am from Spain, you might know that football is a pretty big thing in my country. And … Continue reading

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