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500 days of Sweden

It has been a little more than 500 days since I landed in Stockholm. 500 days of joy, missing home, exploring a new country, missing some old friends, meeting new people, learning a new language. More importantly, it has been 500 days of immense learnings. Not just learning from the university, but also from people … Continue reading “500 days of Sweden”

Master’s Programmes and Sustainability

If you ever want to witness true, undeterred commitment towards sustainability and the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), Sweden offers you the sweet front row seats to observe the hustle. I have seen it engrained in everyone’s mind and actions. It’s common to see second-hand market stores where electrical products, clothes, furniture are recycled and … Continue reading “Master’s Programmes and Sustainability”

Annual Traditions In Sweden

With the Semla day being celebrated tomorrow, I thought of taking you through the interesting traditions observed in Sweden every year. It is fascinating to be part of these festivals which gives a sneak-peek into Sweden’s rich tradition. There are festivals that bear religious significance and the ones that truly capture my attention are the … Continue reading “Annual Traditions In Sweden”

Winter runs are so much fun

It was a Christmas miracle… well not really. But Stockholm received its first snowfall on the day of Christmas. So it’s up to you to decide if it was a miracle or not. And since then Stockholm has been painted in white snow and the skyline painted with orange rays of the early falling sun. … Continue reading “Winter runs are so much fun”

Sweden-India Mobility Hackathon

Student competitions are one of the most fascinating events considering how young talent can be mobilised and directed towards solving real-world challenges. It also exposes students to network with the people from industries and universities which more often opens up new possibilities. Sweden-India mobility hackathon is another such event organised by the Swedish Institute (SI). … Continue reading “Sweden-India Mobility Hackathon”

The days are getting longer!

Today is the 1st February and you can really feel that the days are getting longer! When I came back to Stockholm in the beginning of January, the sun set at around 3 pm already and the days were quite dark. But this changed over the past weeks and it’s wonderful to see, how each … Continue reading “The days are getting longer!”