Category Archives: Student life

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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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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Mobile apps to make your life easier in Lund

Hope you guys are having a good time. Here comes my 2nd post and this time I bring to you a list of apps which can make your life easier in Lund. I was just going through my phone and found a lot of apps I had installed over the past year and figured they could come in handy for you … Continue reading

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Here we go…

It’s been a month since the school started and now exams are also almost a month away. It’s always hard to get back to study mode from vacation mode. The first month is usually very hard to concentrate on studies especially when you are a new student. Lund being a student town there are lots of interesting things happening to … Continue reading

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Welcoming Autumn

Hej allihopa! Yes, you read it right, autumn is coming! It was really mesmerizing for me, especially last year since it was my first time experiencing autumn! Many people said that autumn is the best season of the year. I couldn’t agree more with that. Everything looks pretty, the weather is usually nice. Well maybe… But not always in Sweden, … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

Hej hej guys, I hope you are doing great! It’s being a hectic first few weeks of the semester, getting used to the routine after three beautiful months of summer vacations, so it took me a while to start writing but there have been many things happening lately that I would like to share with you. The weekend before the … Continue reading

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Topic Selection Tips

  “An average idea well-executed is much better than a brilliant idea executed badly”—James Hayton Three weeks into the autumn semester and you can feel the difference compared to last years’ first few weeks. The elephant in the room-although its own size to each person is the looming Master’s thesis. What I love about my programme is consequently the curse … Continue reading

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Holidays with Swedish family.

As mentioned in my last post this post will be about Swedish hospitality. When you are far from home the behaviour and affection you get from people around you keeps you going. Seeing so many people leaving to spend summer at home made me feel a little homesick but I had plans for summer one of which was to visit my Swedish … Continue reading

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A perfect storm (of DRMCCA students)

This past weekend was our inter-batch mingle, an event put together at the start of every year to give new and “old” DRMCCA students a chance to get to know eachother, share advice and experiences regarding the first year of programme, and build personal and professional networks. This year, newly arrived Batch 4 DRMCCA students got together with Batch 3 … Continue reading

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