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5 tips to live cheap in Sweden

Here are my 5 tips to live cheap in Sweden. Being a student isn’t the cheapest profession on the planet. However, we still have to eat, live in accommodation and attend the occasional party. As a student at the University of Gothenburg I have had to learn tips and tricks of how to live cheap […]

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Swedish stories: Raya from Bulgaria on birdwatching, learning Swedish and coming back to school after a career break

Swedish stories is a series of interviews with international students from Malmö University. Following up on the interview with Bianca from Italy, I managed to talk to Raya: a 27-year-old student from Bulgaria. Find out student’s opinion on studying in Sweden. A: Let’s start with the beginning of your journey to Sweden. What had been […]

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Mission Possible: How To Save The World

The issue of energy management and efficiency is being tried to be guaranteed in Europe with more stringent legislation than any other continents. In this sense, Europe is leading the fight against environmental ills and disasters. Uppsala, the city I live in, is also a part of this trend, and the city is transforming its […]

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An international student on tolerance, respect, diversity … and Trump

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United Stated at the latest, many of us are puzzled, if not outright scared. Racism, sexism, and discrimination seem not only to be tolerated, but actually encouraged and legally implemented under this presidency. And as a German I am sitting here and thinking […]

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Min första snon (My first snow)

I will never forget my first encounter with snow on the 9th of February 2017. It finally snowed in Gothenburg and it stuck to the ground to carpet the city in tufts of white snow. It had snowed earlier on the year when I wasn’t around to see but this time around I was lucky to experience […]

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A Late List Of My New Year Resolutions

During January, I sat down thinking: What was my life like the last year? What were I doing, what were my goals and my dreams, who were in my life? What did I want to be and what did I pray for? After the period of thinking, I have praised even the smallest things that […]

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