Settling In

Frances Wulf, Exchange to Malmo University Semester 2, 2017   At first I was a bit apprehensive about an exchange semester. I was worried about whether I’d be able to make friends, understand the content in classes, constantly worried about the language barrier, whether I would have enough money, and if I’d be able to […]

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Sitting and Waiting

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Taminka – Semester Exchange to Malmo University , Sweden Semester 2, 2016 Travelling involves a lot of waiting and sitting. At train stations, airports, cafes, in lines, parks, galleries, the list goes on. All this waiting can get frustrating, or appear to render your time futile. The thing is, it’s a privilege. When you wait whilst […]

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Surviving a Swedish Winter

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Gabi – Exchange to Malmo University, Sweden Semester 2, 2016 If you read my last blog post you’ll know I was pleasantly surprised by what seemed like the endless summer in Malmö, Sweden. But alas, the sun has set, the winter has made itself at home and the time has come for me to learn […]

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Greetings from Sweden

As soon as I decided to apply for exchange, I started trying to learn Swedish using memrise.com. I’d never attempted to learn a language before, and although learning snippets from the website was fun, knowing how to say “det finns ett smörgås har” (there is a sandwich here) seemed to be about as fluent as I could get on my […]

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