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Guide to settling down in Sweden

To all the newbies who have shifted to Sweden for the Spring semester, WELCOME!! Here is a list of things you need to do to settle down and start living in Sweden! : ) 1. Apply for your Swedish personal number: This is very important and the earlier you do it, the better. You need this […]

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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. I decided to quick write these 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 Study […]

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Different types of student housing, pros and cons

One of the first things to consider when moving to Sweden as a student is finding a place to live in. The options you’ll have available might depend on the city, but these three are most likely. The right option depends on your preferences, budget and at the end what you’re able to get, as […]

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5 things to pack when you move to Sweden

The new year is here, and for many of you a new adventure might soon begin. The spring semester is starting in a couple of weeks and if you are moving to Sweden to start your studies at that time, you might be packing your suitcase just now and wondering what to bring. Of course […]

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48 hrs Gothenburg on a budget

Gothenburg is the best city in Sweden. I am completely bias in saying this. But hey I love this city! The aim of this blog-post is to guide you on a tour of Gothenburg on a student budget. First, you need to: Purchase a Gothenburg City Card that for approx. SEK 335 during low season (October […]

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How to winterproof your room

Winter, the coldness and darkness are inescapable, but let’s face it, it is not over yet. In fact, much of it is still ahead of us with the shortest day of the year yet to come, and some more month of snow and ice to be expected. This is the season of making cookies, watching […]

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