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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Making Mistakes in Malmö

Turning Torso, Sweden

Frances Wulf Exchange to Malmo University, Semester 2, 2017 As a global studies student, an overseas exchange or internship semester was mandatory, and was one of the main reasons why I wanted to undertake the course. Whilst I initially thought that two and a half years was a lot of time to plan, arrange, research, […]

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Where are the Oats?

taminka

Taminka – Semester Exchange to Malmo University , Sweden Semester 2, 2016 Exasperated hand gestures, elongated syllables and getting more than a day’s worth of exercise walking around a grocery store. One of the challenges that comes most clearly to mind when adapting to a new country is simply managing to complete the grocery shopping. It’s […]

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Surviving a Swedish Winter

Gabi Aguis (8)

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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