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Meet Gorda Surjadi The Unofficial Ambassador of Indonesia in Sweden

There will be no Indonesian who live in Sweden that does not know (or at least heard of) Gorda Surjadi. Currently, he holds the title of unofficial ambassador of Indonesia in Sweden – well, at least I would think he suits the title. He left his family in Bali and friends in Yogyakarta to study […]

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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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Moving part 2: Moving during your stay

In my my last post I wrote about some of the stress related to moving and equipped you with some tips and advice on how to best find accommodation here in Sweden. In this post I want to tell you about my experiences of having to move recently and the good and bad things related […]

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Moving part 1: How to find accommodation (in Linköping)

I have received many questions from prospective students about how to best find accommodation, so I thought it would be a good idea to share with you in a blog post the first steps. I have recently had to move myself, because I previously only had a sublet room from a girl who went abroad for […]

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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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