Archives by: Ondrej Gomola

Ondrej Gomola

12 Posts 0 comments

About the author

Ondrej Gomola Posts

Lund’s best meme to be crowned

In English Nyheter Studentliv
Lund Memeversity in collaboration with ESN Lund launches competition to name best international student life meme.  In collaboration with Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Lund, Lund’s Memeversity, a popular ...
Read more 0

Swedish Migration Agency alters residence permit rules for students

In English News Nyheter
The Swedish Migration Agency, Migrationsverket, has adjusted residence permit rules in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, waiving previous requirements for minimum 50 percent on-campus attendance to grant residence ...
Read more 0

European countries’ curious customs

Column In English Krönikor Kulturkrönika
From commotion about pastry terminology to various ways of greeting, European countries all have their curious quirks. But that’s a feature, not a bug, says Ondrej Gomola. Anyone ...
Read more 0

When words fail us

In English Kultur & Nöje Kulturkrönika
Why bother learning another language when everyone speaks English anyway? International student columnist Ondrej Gomola elaborates on the importance of learning a second language–as it offers a window ...
Read more 0

Face masks smother social pressure

Column Corona In English Kulturkrönika
Face masks have become a part of life during the pandemic. They help protect us and others, and for some people, they provide much-needed mental ease. We have ...
Read more 0

Scholarship for international students under financial strain

Corona In English Nyheter
Fee-paying international students find themselves under financial strain because of the pandemic. Lund University has launched a “hardship scholarship” to support them, but only 12 percent applied and ...
Read more 0

LU ranked as 40th most international university

In English Nyheter
Lund University has been ranked as the fortieth most international university in the world and the most international university in Sweden by the Times Higher Education World University ...
Read more 0

An unusual Arrival Day

In English Nyheter
In a normal year about 600 exchange students arrive in Lund at the start of the spring term. Due to covid-19, border issues and unwelcoming weather conditions, yesterday ...
Read more 0

“I regret coming here”

In English Nyheter
The personnummer forms the backbone of life in Sweden. Foreigners face a stiff application procedure while Swedes are allocated one at birth. Four international students have spoken to ...
Read more 0

Solidarity from LU in short supply for Belarusian students

In English Internationellt
Belarusian scholars are being restricted and repressed even more than before. Calls for solidarity from their student representatives remain unanswered by Lund University.  Belarus is witnessing an unprecedented ...
Read more 0