Category Archives: Student life

Studies During Christmas Break

Hey guys, Christmas break is soon approaching and with it exams at the beginning of the year. Most of the international students go back home for two weeks and it is quite hard to keep up with the work. My advice to you is to prepare some summarized notes before the holidays and try to go through them a couple … Continue reading

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Sport possibilities during winter season

You might wonder if you can do sports when it is almost the whole time dark and cold outside. One possibility to avoid these uncomfortable conditions is to do indoor sports but even if you don’t like gyms you do not have to forgo sports. In Lund there is not much snow and the city’s winter service does a great … Continue reading

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End of the semester

We have almost no limitation on our star design project this semester, which took us a lot of time to find a proper topic to work on. Without much knowledge about space, I need to read a lot. Some problems with our study trip took a lot of our time and energy as well. Finally when my project got on … Continue reading

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Thesis “fever”

The master thesis process has officially started. The spring semester will be fully dedicated to the thesis project, however, it is as early as mid-November that students hand in a preliminary thesis outline. These past weeks have been filled with intense reading, brainstorming, and exploration, as we have been working on identifying the thesis topic and drafting initial research aim, … Continue reading

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Taking part in social life

Do you wonder how to… expose oneself to a lot of spoken Swedish get to know locals and have a lot of fun? There are tons of free-time activities in Lund that can provide you with that. If you’re interested in speaking Swedish, you should not hesitate to join the open sessions that most of the clubs and activities offer … Continue reading

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“The Dark Side of Sweden”

        Winter is coming, days are now considerably shorter even here, in the south of Sweden. Once I came to school early in the morning to prepare for the review, when it was still dark, and finished when it was already dark outside. This might seem depressing, but think about the streets illumination, popping up all over the … Continue reading

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Career Fair Days – ARKAD

Hey guys, Today I am going to talk about ARKAD, the biggest career fair of Scandinavia. It is held every year in the middle of November at LTH and it lasts two days. Not only it gives you the chance to get in contact with some company representatives, it also gives you an insight about internships and master thesis opportunities. … Continue reading

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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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Getting a cold

Hey guys, Today I’m going to talk about something that is not that exciting but it might be useful to you. When you live in a country as cold as Sweden, you are bound to get sick at some point or another (or even multiple times unfortunately). It depends on one person’s immune system to the other, as well as … 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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