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How to learn Swedish with todays available media.

Swedish is not the easiest language to learn, and to be honest I haven’t spent a lot of time studying the language over the past 11 months. Formula Student is coming to an end, meaning more time to do other stuff (no more sleepless nights or early morning shifts – YAY!). A new semester starts […]

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Ready, Get Packed, Go

Summer is halfway gone which means the autumn semester is (almost) around the corner. For those of you who are going to study here next semester, have you done your packing right? Cross check with Gimmy and Justine for tips on packing according to your need. A few days ago, I asked on Snapchat (studyinsweden) ‘what are […]

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Finding housing in Stockholm

So I recently relocated and left Umeå behind! I’m currently living in Stockholm. My biggest concern and one of the reasons why I didn’t even look into studying opportunities here was that I thought it would be very difficult to find housing. It turned out to be both, true and false. Note: this is based […]

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My biggest regrets in Sweden

It’s official. I finished my Masters and I’m done with two years of study in Sweden. In these two years, I did a lot. I did so many cool things and lived incredible experiences (as you can see here). However, thinking back, I do have some regrets. Things I should have and should have not […]

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Cycling in Sweden: The Essentials.

I got a bicycle! Recently I got my hands on a bicycle (thanks Baptiste for giving me your bicycle) which I had to fix first to be able to start cycling. Nothing too complicated, just changing the tube of the rear wheel and putting everything back together and voila! Once it was done, I decided […]

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Moving to study in Umeå Q&A

During the time I’ve written this blog I’ve received a number of emails and comments with questions on how is it like to study in Sweden and often more precisely, Umeå. So as many of you might have similar questions in mind when planning your future studies and life in Sweden, I decided to gather […]

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