After a year, the studies are officially over.. On the 2nd of June the school organised a Leaving Ceremony for the students in the final years to say goodbye to the school and have a celebratory ending. We gathered in the Jalas Arena in Lugnet, Falun at midday to register and prepare for the beginning… Read More It is officially THE END…
Although Borlänge is quite an industrial town with the big SSAB factory and a lot of IT companies, there are still beautiful and calm places in the nature. I started to develop a passion for mountain biking here in Sweden and I found some really great routes to cycle here. One of my favourite is… Read More Borlänge by Bike
In the end of May, me and my friend Laetitia decided to visit Uppsala, the well-known and traditional university town. From Borlänge it is a quite short trip by train, less than 2 hours from Borlänge station. We were lucky and had really great weather so we could the multitude of outdoor cafes, restaurants and… Read More Day-Trip to Uppsala
The last weeks have been quite busy with thesis writing but it is important to take a break, especially in the first warm days of the year! So I decided to join a trip organised by the International office and went canoeing to Gagnef. We gathered around 11am in Gagnef to rent the canoes and kayaks… Read More Canoeing trip in Gagnef
Sometimes spontaneous things turn out to be the best. This was the case of Stockholm Cultural Night. At the end of April my mum came for a visit and we decided to stay in Stockholm for a few days. We had planned the typical sightseeing tour around the city center and a special trip to… Read More Stockholm Cultural Night
Especially the ones of you coming to Sweden for at least one year might be wondering how you are going to pay your rent, if taking money out with your home countries bank card will imply too many fees and if it is not better to have a bank account in Sweden during your studies… Read More Opening a bank account in Sweden
What can I say. After Tereza’s blog about research methods one could assume a blogpost about the thesis would be next. Thesis, dreaded? Probably. Enjoyed? Not so much. Necessary? Apparently. When I first started contemplating continuing with my studies the major question that kept coming back was, do I really want to write another thesis?… Read More It’s time to start typing!