International students start their experience at Lund university

At the beginning of every semester, The International Desk at Lund University organize Arrival day. The event was hosted at Ingvar Kamprad Designcentrum (IKDC) and ...

Six weeks and 90 people makes a spex

After months of preparation, Helsingkrona Nation will premiere “Atlantis, eller: Jag ska aldrig äta kola igen!” (“Atlantis, or: I will never eat fudge again!”) their ...

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Your Education is Determined by Your Gender

Gender plays a decisive role when we chose our education, which in turn lays the groundwork for a gender-segregated job market. A research project at the Department of Psychology has examined why men and women make gender stereotypical ...
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#Metoo echoes in the corridors of academia

Each story is unique, but together they piece together a puzzle where female students are consistently exposed to abuse in various environments and contexts. The #metoo-movement has reached the academics of Sweden, and students at Lund University testify ...
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International students start their experience at Lund university

At the beginning of every semester, The International Desk at Lund University organize Arrival day. The event was hosted at Ingvar Kamprad Designcentrum (IKDC) and together with many volunteering students the International Desk welcomed about 600 international students ...
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Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Christmas

As Autumn turns to Winter, the days get shorter and the weather turns bleak. Swedes have developed a variety of Christmas traditions during the holiday season to fight back against this unpleasantness. Here’s Lundagård’s guide to a few ...
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Sofia’s Master Thesis was Plagiarised – by Her Mentor

This September a postgraduate, a professor and lecturer at Lund University were charged with plagiarising two students’ master theses. Sofia Hallerbäck is one of the students whose paper was plagiarised. By: Nina Morby Translated by: Viktor Jönsson ...
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Stressed and Pressed Atmosphere amongst Scientists

Reports regarding cheating and dishonesty at Lund University have increased sharply over the past years. Representatives for the University point out that this could be due to increased discussions about research ethics, stress and a fierce competition in ...
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Pingu helps researchers in a new study

Are there differences in how Swedes and Italians gesture? Two researchers at Lund University wanted to get empirical facts on the subject. They started a research project on gestures and multi-modal communication at the Center for Languages and ...
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Students make their way home from COP23

The 23rd annual United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) has come to a close. An encouraging spirit is left for next year’s conference as participants worked hard to produce the rulebook for the Paris Agreement, and forward the Fijian ...
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Challenges of job hunting – the opinion of an expert

In a previous article, international students shared their experiences about the job hunt in Lund and its surrounding areas. Today Susanne Linné, Coordinator at Alumni and Career Service at Lund University, explains the challenges of the labour market.  ...
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Union Full-timer – a Task for Titans?

Since the abolition of the mandatory belonging to a students’ union in 2010, the conditions of the students’ influence have been worsening. Among the hardest hit are the full-time remunerated staff of the students’ unions, who bears testimony ...
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Academic (un)freedom – challenge of today

Academic freedom is one of the rights clustered into the bigger concept freedom of expression. It includes the possibilities of open and autonomous research and discussion about issues without any interference from political institutions. Nowadays, academic freedom has ...
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Six weeks and 90 people makes a spex

After months of preparation, Helsingkrona Nation will premiere “Atlantis, eller: Jag ska aldrig äta kola igen!” (“Atlantis, or: I will never eat fudge again!”) their spex of the semester, on Thursday, Nov. 16. Photo and text by Taryn ...
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International students and the job hunting in Lund

One of the main challenges for international students in Lund is the search for a job or an internship which can help them being more financially independent or practice the skills acquired during their studies. Students in Lund ...
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Students head to Bonn to make their voices heard

A group of students from Lund University representing PUSH Sweden (Platformen där Unga Samarbetar för Hållbarhet), a youth NGO that provides a platform for young adults to work collectively towards a more sustainable future, visit Bonn to do ...
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Students are doubtful about North Korean Attack

North Korea’s continued threats have instilled fear in the global community. Students from Lund University currently in South Korea, however, testify to a different reality than the one pushed forward by Western media. By: Oliver Hugemark Translated by: ...
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