Featured image: Photo by Raphael Andres on Unsplash Swenglish: A healthy mix of spoken Swedish & English As the time got closer for me to move to Sweden, my mom kept insisting that I practice Swedish, however between work deadlines, packing, farewells and other social obligations, I had absolutely no time or capacity to learn anything, let alone… Read More We Should All Speak Swenglish
What is this blog? This blog is the outcome of 3 interviews with ex students of DU, from different fields, who are now working in Swedish organizations. They share their experiences about how they bagged a Job in Sweden, and their work life post that along with some pointers for new applicants. Sweden is a… Read More Alumni Edition: Tips and Insights on Working in Sweden post studies at DU
Speaking many languages is one of my capability and one of my interests. Since I arrived to Sweden in the end of August, I set a goal to learn Swedish language at least to an intermediary level till the end of my Master’s program. My friends and family, who know about my intentions, have been… Read More LEARNING SWEDISH
Contrary to what Donald Trump once believed, global warming really is a thing! When I knew I was moving to Sweden I immediately prepared myself for -20 degrees celsius, 1 meter-tall snow, and a lot of struggle since I’m always cold! But hey, I’m from Portugal, where it never really snows, so I was super… Read More Mid February, where’s the snow?! Eco-friendly tips for students
It doesn’t matter if it is for a bachelor’s or postgraduate degree, writing a thesis is probably one of the most complicated but also the most rewarding tasks you will do in your academic life. Trust me, I know what I am talking about. I am currently in the process of writing my third thesis… Read More How to write a thesis without dying in the attempt?
Stockholm is famous for its syndrome, which appears when someone feels a positive feeling toward his/her captor. This captor does not have to be someone else. It can be our evil thoughts that capture us, and we can feel like we stuck. Usually, the best idea seems to escape from them, but sometimes we get… Read More Stockholm: It's More Than the Syndrome
A big part of student life is of course, the social part of it. In this blog I would like to point out some hangouts in Borlänge that I like and visit every now and again. Maybe you like them too? Perhaps this blog will give you something to look forward to when you get… Read More My Top 5 Borlänge hangouts