Sweden’s mandatory personal registry – which makes public the address, salary, and personal identity number of every Swedish citizen and resident – is a system that stands at odds with the EU’s stance toward personal information, which is ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för Who Will Watch the Watchers?
When I first arrived in my corridor room in Lund in September, I couldn’t find the bin. An English friend had warned me that the kitchen plugs weren’t ‘normal’. She was having to take the kettle to her ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för Exchange student: Confused and hiding rubbish
Uncertainty usually has a negative connotation. “I don’t know” is a wrong answer on an exam. You wouldn’t list “indecisiveness” as a skill on a CV, or describe yourself as “filled with doubts” on your Tinder profile. And ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för In Support of Uncertainty
As a dual national person of colour, race is something that I think about a lot. However, I had not quite prepared myself for how relevant this would be for me on exchange in Sweden surrounded by blue-eyed, ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för As a person of colour at Lund University
My first Christmas away from home was when I was 17. In France on an exchange year, I was living with a family who was proudly atheist and did not even have a Christmas tree in the house. ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för A Newbie’s Guide to Spending Christmas Away From Home
”Condoms don’t fit me right,” might be a familiar phrase, but in a world full of different-sized condoms, it is never a legitimate excuse for not using one. Instead, all it takes is minimal effort to find the ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för Size does matter – when picking condoms
The biggest risks in life often turn out to be the most rewarding and travelling whilst studying is no exception. It’s not easy though, especially when you feel lost about the whole thing before you’ve even left. Lucky ...Read more Kommentarer inaktiverade för The educational vacation guide