The student blog
Follow our digital ambassadors from around the world as they make their way through university in Sweden! Learn what it's really like to be a student here through photos and stories of Swedish student life.
Study in Sweden Sustainability Challenge
From the June 11th to 17th, Supritha, Usisipho and I initiated a one-week challenge about living the sustainable life because living in Sweden changes our view. This new perspective is a result of living in an environment that has incorporated sustainability aspect into the daily life.
Few weeks ago, I traveled from Stockholm to Lund for my thesis opposition, and as soon as got out of the train, I felt a different sensation. For some minutes I was intrigued by what that strange feeling meant. Until I left the central station, started walking in the cobblestone streets of Lund and suddenly realized […]
Why Stockholm is NOT the “Venice of the North”
People like to compare things. It makes them feel comfortable when they’re experiencing something new. “Is Uppsala like Sweden’s Oxford?” “Are sittnings like frat parties?” “Does surströmming really taste like poo? If so I’m gonna pass.” My conclusion is that these kind of binaries, black and white comparisons of places are BALONEY and we should resist […]
Sweden in the summer: Places to go
When the weather is above 15 degrees Celcius, then it is a good time to go outdoors for us in Sweden and do all the activities that we can only do in the summer as I write in this post. Keep the winter boots and coat away as we put on our shorts and sandals […]
Almost A Year in Review: Being an International Student
This is my final post of the ‘Almost A Year in Review’ series, and also my final post as digital ambassador for Study in Sweden. And I figured it’s only fitting to write about what it is like to study in Sweden and to be an international student. Spoiler alert: it is incredible. So, here we […]
10 Awesome Arrival Day Tips!
Your arrival day is getting closer and judging from the questions I have been getting, many of you are just like me. You plan ahead! That is really an awesome thing to do, considering that most of you are in for quite a journey. Even though you think your plan is top notch, you might […]
Part-time jobs in Sweden
Part-time jobs in Sweden for international students are a rare species, one would say that they are a considered to be endangered. However, there are a handful opportunities out there. Most of the questions I was getting when working on the Instagram account were about Part-time jobs. How easy was to get one? If it […]
Cost of Living in Sweden 2017
Being a student means and requires a lot of things, the single most important issue is that students often live in a tight budget. Therefore, I and my other blogger fellows receive hundreds of mails asking us how much money you need to survive in Sweden. Last year, I have posted a blog discussing cost […]
Why you should move to Sweden at least once in your life!
Moving to a new place is a really big (mental) step. Most people find it really scary (which it kinda is), and even if they have the opportunity to go, some eventually won’t do it for exactly that reason. BUT, so much of that fear is just a mind game that you have to overcome. Once you do […]
Sweden Application tips
Today marks the last day to submit your choices for the 1st admission round for Bachelor and Master applications for Autumn 2017. Therefore, I decided to quick write 5 Sweden application tips to give you a much needed pat on the shoulder to tell you that your almost through with the first step to coming to […]