Category Archives: The city of Lund

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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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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It’s beginning to look a lot like…the school year!

It’s the last weekend of August, which means programme orientations are in full swing and students are either getting settled in or heading back to Lund for another year of studies. Either way, this means the City of Lund is quickly coming back to life! Taken in the morning this past weekend, these photos below don’t show just how bustling … Continue reading

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LT..Who??

  When I was told Lund is a campus city I didn’t know what to expect coming from a university that had clearly defined boundaries for campuses. The faculties at Lund almost spill over into the city, you find yourself walking right into various schools and faculties. Of interest to us is the Faculty of Engineering, affectionately known as LTH. Boasting … Continue reading

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When in Lund, get a bike.

Here comes my first blog post…Since a bicycle is the most convenient mode of transport here in Lund I thought of starting off with that. Lund is quite a small town with each part of it easily accessible through bikes and hence it is highly recommended you get one in the initial couple of months especially if you have come … Continue reading

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Hello from Energy-efficient and Environmental Building Design!

Congratulations and welcome to all new EEBD students! I’m Inez and I’m a current student in EEBD course. You are welcome to ask me anything related to the course if you are curious about it, you can send me an e-mail to ambassador_eebd@lth.lu.se. Also, stories about being an international student in Lund University will be shared eventually by me and … Continue reading

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Glad Midsommar!

Lund is quieter now with many students away for the summer, but still vibrant, with a calendar full of events. Check out all the events scheduled at Sommarlund, for example! Last Friday, I celebrated Midsommarafton (Midsommar’s Eve) with a couple of friends at Kulturen, an open air museum with various well-preserved historic buildings, gardens, as well as a traditional indoor exhibition. … Continue reading

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Reflections: SUDes Ambassadorship, China & a Life in Lund

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Hey hey! After a little over a year of being SUDes Ambassador, this will be my last post, and I will use it to FINALLY post that China gallery I’ve been promising on every post, and reflect upon my time here. Buckle up, it’s a long one, but I promise it’ll be worth it! 

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My first post! Preparing to arrive

¡Hola! Here is Manuel writing my first post for you, leaving the previously written introduction aside. At this stage of the year you probably are at home and really excited about the idea of coming to Lund in a few months. For some of you it might be a very pleasant experience because you are already used to go out … Continue reading

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Lundaloppet

If you want to participate in a famous race you don’t have to go to New York. Instead just take part in the Lundaloppet. It is an annual 5 or 10 km race along the most beautiful spots in Lund. More than 4000 people reached the finish line this year and I was one of them. papersplanet.com As a student … Continue reading

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