Archive: June 2018
Study in Sweden Sustainability Challenge
From the June 11th to 17th, Supritha, Usisipho and I initiated a one-week challenge about living the sustainable life because living in Sweden changes our view. This new perspective is a result of living in an environment that has incorporated sustainability aspect into the daily life.
Few weeks ago, I traveled from Stockholm to Lund for my thesis opposition, and as soon as got out of the train, I felt a different sensation. For some minutes I was intrigued by what that strange feeling meant. Until I left the central station, started walking in the cobblestone streets of Lund and suddenly realized […]
Why Stockholm is NOT the “Venice of the North”
People like to compare things. It makes them feel comfortable when they’re experiencing something new. “Is Uppsala like Sweden’s Oxford?” “Are sittnings like frat parties?” “Does surströmming really taste like poo? If so I’m gonna pass.” My conclusion is that these kind of binaries, black and white comparisons of places are BALONEY and we should resist […]
Sweden in the summer: Places to go
When the weather is above 15 degrees Celcius, then it is a good time to go outdoors for us in Sweden and do all the activities that we can only do in the summer as I write in this post. Keep the winter boots and coat away as we put on our shorts and sandals […]
Almost A Year in Review: Being an International Student
This is my final post of the ‘Almost A Year in Review’ series, and also my final post as digital ambassador for Study in Sweden. And I figured it’s only fitting to write about what it is like to study in Sweden and to be an international student. Spoiler alert: it is incredible. So, here we […]
10 Awesome Arrival Day Tips!
Your arrival day is getting closer and judging from the questions I have been getting, many of you are just like me. You plan ahead! That is really an awesome thing to do, considering that most of you are in for quite a journey. Even though you think your plan is top notch, you might […]
Summer Swims in Sverige
You can tell that the weather is glorious and I am overjoyed because of the frankly outrageous alliteration in the title of this piece. But it is true: the weather is absolutely incredible in Sweden right now! For three and a half weeks it has been gloriously sunny, warm and lively. In the daytime, students […]