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Tess op den Kelder
The largest city all the way north is Luleå. It is a very small city in comparison to Stockholm, and although it is not located in Lapland but in Norrbotten, it is the perfect place to start your adventure to Lapland!   How to get there? Of course, the first question is, how to get there? Read more
Tove Kool Hedmark
The ball consists of mingle, a three course dinner and dance. It is a chance for students to mingle with Nobel laureates, the principal and alumni.   As the name says the ball is held on December the 13th, on Lucia, every year at 17.44 o’clock. The price this year is 650 SEK for members of Stockholm University Student Union and 800 SEK for non-members. Read more
Marte de Vries
Luckily for us exchange students, this is not Stockholm’s first dark winter. The city is accustomed to these dark times. Stockholmians have found ways to get through the absence of sunlight without killing themselves off in massive numbers. But: how to survive these Dark Ages like the Swedes do and survive until spring? Here are some tips and tricks. Read more
Tove Kool Hedmark
As you might already know the Lucia ball is fast approaching. This is certainly an evening to look forward to and dream about, but for some people uneasiness about dusty dancing skills can pop up. Is it a three-time or a four-time beat in waltz and how many small steps do you take in foxtrot? Don’t you worry! Read more
Christina Illmayr
Being an ambassador at that time, I participated in the creating of many different, fun and sometimes also very craving events. One of them happens to be the International Food Fair which we brought into life the first time in fall 2012. Read more
Guillaume Noblet
Here, everything’s verdant. We can look toward one side and see apartment buildings and then toward the other side and see a lake bordered with a forest. The city gladdens the Sunday walker, the experienced rambler and also cyclists: there are so much cycle tracks in town and in countryside lit at night. Read more
Julia Välimäki
Aifur Restaurant & Bar is named after a legendary Viking ship, and the concept of the restaurant is a result of over a decade’s research about the life, food and culture of the Swedish Vikings from the years 700-1100. Patrons are seated in long tables and encouraged to socialize with other diners. Read more
Roger Salvatori
Millesgården is a museum dedicated to Carl Milles, a Swedish sculptor active in the first half of 20th century, and to his wife Olga. The building itself was their home, and it was donated to Sweden after the couple moved to the United States. Read more
Charlotte Wallin
To the delight of such individuals, it has been observed that Sweden has recently become increasingly aware of the previously understated joys of brunch. And as a result, one can see the multitude of brunch hubs emerging from Stockholm’s hustling vista. Read more
The Central PhD Student Council (CDR) at Stockholm University has just released a report about the degree of gender difference regarding the extent newly graduated PhDs continue with a postdoctoral academic career. Read more
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