November 2018

Exploring Finland! Or how to (not) seek the Northern Lights

Hi everyone! Today I am gonna write about a small trip I recently made to Finland. After study period 1 I certainly needed some vacations and me and my friends decided to travel to Finland. None of us have had watched the northern lights before, and therefore after some planning in advance we booked our tickets to Helsinki. We stayed … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the courses (1) : Mandatory courses

Now that I am working on a project course (read more about it here ). I am officially done with coursework. It is a bittersweet time as the end draws near. In this post, I will give brief thoughts (my own thoughts) on the mandatory courses. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) (7.5 points) Definitely, my favourite course. At the time I couldn’t appreciate as … Continue reading

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China Study trip Vol.1

Nadja’s post about the Urban Design Competition in China was so on point with everything everyone else was feeling the weeks prior to the trip in itself and then with what happened during those two weeks we were in Chengdu, China. For me, the opportunities the SUDes program offers its students during the study trips goes beyond being able to … Continue reading

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The worst month in the North

In contrary to what I’ve said about October in the previous post, November has always been the worst for me (it’s not like I’ve been through a lot of November, as this is only my second one). Nothing to look up to, Christmas is still in around 50 days, the darkness and the coldness are depressing, and I feel most … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 3 – Gwen)

The second Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Gwen, currently interning with the Regional Office of the Red Cross for the English-speaking Caribbean and Suriname of the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC) in Trinidad and Tobago.  Read more about her work to better integrate ecosystem-based adaptation with community-based approaches in the Caribbean through the … Continue reading

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Urban Design Competition in China

Architect students and SUDEs students have been particularly busy lately. Apart from our mid-crit stresses and other course examinations, we were offered a really unique and exciting opportunity.  The Sustainable Urban Dynamics course sponsored a two week study trip and workshop collaboration for us in Chengdu, China! There were a lot of preparatory studies as part of the coursework, visas … Continue reading

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Out of the box…

The most exciting thing for me studying at Lund University is the opportunity to earn credits on something besides the courses offered within the programme. This includes on-going research projects, internships and your own project. This is what some of us have been doing during the Autumn semester, I find this is a good way to get into the swing … Continue reading

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New Studyperiod – New Goals ;)

Another study period is over. Another step closer to the end of this journey, but not just yet. After a rather difficult, few months, involving a lot of project submissions, reading and exams we jump into the second part of the fall semester. What’s on my agenda, you ask? Two courses and surviving Sweden’s beautiful but harsh winter. I found … Continue reading

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Learning Swedish

I started over with SFI (Svenska För Invandrare) again 2 months ago. I really recommend you guys to take it as well. Just like Roshan’s post about SFI in Lund, I want to add about SFI information in Helsingborg. For you who based in Helsingborg, you could check this link: https://helsingborg.se/sfi. It doesn’t hurt to learn some Swedish, and also, it’s … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 2 – Giordano)

The first Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Giordano, currently interning with the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC) in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Read more about the work he’s been doing, and about his unique experience working in the direct aftermath of disaster. What is your name, and where are you from? Hey! My name is Giordano … Continue reading

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