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Winter Cycling in Stockholm

A few months ago, I offered some advice on thriving during winter in Stockholm. One of the main takeaways is to do as Swedes do: dress for the weather, and get out there. The same logic applies to winter biking in Stockholm. And since the idea of cycling in the winter struggles to make a … Continue reading “Winter Cycling in Stockholm”

Meeting internationals in Stockholm

Education abroad is not just about studies or work. For me, it is much about the opportunity to meet different people from all over the world. Since everybody speaks English in Stockholm and the city itself is very international, I was able to meet many interesting people for the past six months. In this post, … Continue reading “Meeting internationals in Stockholm”

Sport in the Wintertime

How can you stay active during the cold months? The wintertime is cold in Stockholm, there’s no doubt about it. Sometimes it can be tempting to make a hot cup of tea and stay wrapped up in bed for three months hibernation-style until the Spring comes back around. Luckily, Stockholmers are well used to the … Continue reading “Sport in the Wintertime”

Application Questions? Ask during tomorrow’s final live chat session

Finalize your application I hope the application process has been going smoothly for those applying! By now you should have submitted your application to University Admissions, the Swedish national application system. But don’t forget there are a few more steps to finalize your application. By February 1, 2022, be sure to: Submit required documents for your … Continue reading “Application Questions? Ask during tomorrow’s final live chat session”

When the Northern Lights Dance in Stockholm

When I moved to Stockholm, one of the many things I was looking forward to was seeing the Aurora Borealis, or northern lights. To do that, it’s usually necessary to head north – which is saying something because the latitude of Stockholm (59°33′ N) is pretty far up already. A roughly 15-hour car ride (or overnight … Continue reading “When the Northern Lights Dance in Stockholm”

Perks of Blended Learning

Like the rest of the world, Sweden has also been adjusting its restrictions and recommendations in response to the status of the pandemic. A very similar situation occurred last year at this time, and I remember wondering how it would impact my studies and student experience.  Over the Spring 2021 semester, blended learning (when courses … Continue reading “Perks of Blended Learning”