Archive: March 2018
How to not give up on learning Swedish
Let’s face it, giving up is easy especially when you are learning something new or when things get hard. That’s why people give up on going to the gym or learning a new skill after the initial enthusiasm. I am no different, in this blog, I will discuss how I am trying to not give […]
What are the Student Nations?
I know..I know…I wrote a lot about Uppsala but it is only because this city is the best in Sweden to study. This is not a bias opinion because after three days in Uppsala, and experiencing the student life here, my fellow digital ambassadors agreed that they had a great time in the city with […]
Work After Study: The Series
“How are the job oppurtunities for International Students after their Masters in Sweden?” “How do I apply for a job after my studies in Sweden?” “What’s the work environment like, in Sweden?” “WORK AFTER STUDY: THE SERIES” This blogpost series will answer all your questions about working in Sweden after your Master’s program. This series […]
Kiruna: Studying in darkness
Kiruna is well known for the northern lights, ice hotel, dog sledging and yes, the astonishing cold. But this time we wanted to shed light into a different aspect of Kiruna and that is studying in darkness. 2 months and 3 hours of lights There are so many things in life we take it for […]
Life After Sweden
As promised as part of my series about Graduation in Sweden, this is the post on Life after Sweden. Recently, when I traveled to Nairobi for my thesis fieldwork. I got to attend a Swedish Institute Alumni Kenya event (SIANK) and spoke to two alumni members about Life after Sweden.
Five Tips on Creating Your Startup
What comes after master thesis? You might think of securing a job or pursuing PhD study, but what about establishing your own startup? Sweden has more than just the beautiful nature and fika culture, it also offers funding opportunities with policies that promote startups to grow. If you’re not convinced, have a look at this […]
Finding a Job in Sweden as a soon to be graduate
During my time in Sweden as a student, I’ve noticed two different types of students: the ones that are here only for their degree and the ones that plan to stay to work after their studies. I’m from the latter group. This post aims to shed some light on the challenging task of finding a […]
Expectations versus Reality
Before you travel or move anywhere, you have certain expectations. I definitely did before I moved Stockholm to start studying here. I even wrote them down. And I’m happy I did, because it is so much fun to see which one of those became reality and which ones did not. Let’s find out…
“Spotify and Study”- What to listen to when you’re studying.
Doing a Master’s program is equal parts amazing and stressful. Right now, I’m in the middle of my Master thesis, which means a lot of my hours are spent on working on my thesis, researching, writing, etc. So, to keep myself a bit entertained and motivated during these long hours of work, I’ve adopted a […]