What is it like when you´re an international student coming to Stockholm? Stockholm Academic Forum asked students on their way to Stockholm if they could write about it. Here are some really interesting stories about student life before and after landing!
Alessandra Cislaghi is an interior design student from Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan), Italy. She will study at Konstfack, autumn semester -16 and spring semester -17. Alessandra is really passionate about rhythmic gymnastics – and writing, and has her own personal blog at alexinmadness.blogspot.it.
After months of excitement, struggle, thrill and joy, I finally made it to Stockholm and to Konstfack – an Art,…
"Never stop learning. Never stop growing. Life has so much potential, and it's your job to make the most of it!" Laura is a 20-year old exchange student from the Netherlands who is studying Political Science at Stockholm University until January 2016. She blogs about her life as an exchange student. This involves classes, but also making new friends, polishing her nails, organizing events, hopefully not getting lost, getting used to ignoring red lights and much more.
To be honest, in the weeks leading up to my departure to Sweden, I never felt like I was actually…
Ruka Matsushita is 20 years old and from Osaka, Japan. He is currently studying International relations at Ritsumeikan University, located in the city of Kyoto. ”I will study abroad at Södertörn University, mainly economics and tourism. I am also interested in religious studies as well. This is my first time to visit Sweden, and first time to live inside EU countries. I love taking pictures and this is one of my reasons why I choose Sweden for my study abroad. Because there are beautiful places and nature to take photo’s of. I would like to use this opportunity to exchange our culture and Swedish culture. I also would like to learn the Swedish way of religion, and compare this between our unique religious cultures.”
Hello. こんにちは (Means “hello” in Japanese.) I’m Ruka Matsushita from Osaka, Japan. My university in Japan is located at Kyoto,…
Jessica Ngom Kemoum
Jessica is 19 years old and a French-Cameroonian student currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program orientated towards European and African issues in Sciences Po – a school for political and social sciences in France. ”For my third year in this program, my school gives students the opportunity to spend a year abroad while doing and internship or attending university. I chose to spend this year abroad as an Erasmus student in the city of Stockholm, in Sweden ! I will be attending Stockholm university, in the department of Political Science.”
Top image Source : http://www.icra.it/mg/mg13/plenary_location3.htm First impressions: The first time I set foot at Stockholm University was two weeks before…
Katja Scarry is 19 years old and is taking part in the Erasmus program at the Department of Language Education, Stockholm University, starting January 2016. Katja is a graduate of University College KPH WIEN/KREMS, Austria. "I think it is great when you can share experiences with the people you love through telling a story, showing pictures or even a movie."
“L” stands for Lapland I have been to Lapland this week! It feels so strange to be back home in…
Efi was born in Athens, Greece and is 21 years old. When she's not 10.000 meters up in the sky working as an air hostess, she studies digital systems at the university of Piraeus. "I’m a language lover and I speak Greek as my mother language, fluent English and fluent German. As an air hostess, you can guess that I like to live my life to the edges by traveling around the world… Friends say I'm funny, dedicated, patient and extremely determined to achieve my goals. So, I’m a passionate traveller and a complete perfectionist! Now I'm going to study the spring semester at Stockholm University and I'm very excited about it.”
Long time no see, my friends. I got a little busy with school but now I’m back- I mean for…
Seoyeong from Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea, is studying International Trade. She will be a Södertörn University student this spring 2016! "I've had colorful and beautiful fantasies of Nordic european countries such as Norway or Sweden, and that's why I chose Sweden for my 2016. I hope to see and feel all the things as much as I can during the period, and also want to have "real" swedish experiences!"
Goodbye and Hello! Now I’m finally here, Stockholm! On Saturday, 16th January, I took a flight for Arlanda and the…
"The upcoming months I will document my preparations of coming to Sweden as well as what I am up to being a student at Södertörns Högskola in Stockholm. I am very much looking forward to all of it!" Nick Doggen is 20 years old and comes from the Netherlands. He studies Political Culture at Maastricht University and is coming to Stockholm as an exchange student.