Archives: January 2015

International Weekend!

This weekend has turned out to quite eventful already. On Friday it was announced that we may have a semi sponsored exchange with IE Madrid in October 2015! That’s super exciting as we would all go together and of course cause I’ve never been to Madrid. Spain was also one of my countries of choice […]

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Sweden: 7 Things To Know Before You Go

1) Save up: Seriously, save up as much money as you can muster. Although education is free and the housing is relatively cheap, everything else is not. A cinema ticket can cost up to 135kr (almost £11) and beers can be £5 plus. However, there is the possibility to live cheaply in Sweden, shop wisely […]

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Meet your Future Employer

It’s STARK-dagen which is the career day at University of Borås. There are around 90 companies present at the career fair this year, a perfect opportunity to search for potential future employers and mingle with the company representatives across various areas and sectors. Career fair is not merely about getting a job or an internship – […]

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Applying for a Swedish Institute Scholarship (Masters): a walk-through

Tjena from rainy Lund! Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of messages concerning the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships from you guys, so I decided to dedicate this blog post to that so I can perhaps give you a breakdown of the application process. Let’s talk about the timeline first: Online application to universityadmissions.se – good […]

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Exams are over! The way to nail exams

First, I have a feeling I should explain why I chose this title. You probably heard a snowclone “The King is dead, long live the King!” Well, the title is supposed to mimic it… Still haven’t gotten it? – Eh, probably my fault, no worries… Ok, my last exam was more than a month ago, […]

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It’s Cold Up North

  So you’re hoping to come to Sweden in September? Excellent choice! Worried that you have no idea what to expect? Listen up… So as you already probably know, I study Biology in Uppsala. The last week has been pretty hectic with going back to class, starting a new module and also moving house! Master’s […]

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