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It’s not what you do, it’s who you do it with

Holidays are sometimes an escape from normal life, but sometimes what constitutes a good vacation is living life exactly like you would back home. It’s taken me some time to understand that travelling doesn’t have to be filled ...
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Raise Your Voice – It Always Matters

Four years ago, I never thought I would end up conducting research in India. Especially not on sexual violence and women’s rights. Growing up in a Scandinavian welfare bubble I did not know what oppression, misrecognition and injustice ...
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Studying in Paradise

Aloha, greetings from Hawaii, one of the most beautiful places on earth. If you’re wondering if the grass is greener on the other side then yes it is, and that place is called Hawaii. To be frank, it ...
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Working on my plan B

When I plan things I seldom plan for what might go wrong. I always envision everything going smoothly, so when things don’t quite work out I’m left with no plan B. Due to a number of events in ...
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Home is where the oats are

Despite having travelled to faraway lands to either escape the old or to embrace the new, the urge for comfort is always there. It can be found by sharing a common language, visiting IKEA or through opening a ...
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The route to routine

When I travel I forget all about routine. Every day is different so it’s practically impossible to do things in the same way. However, if I wanted to find balance between school and vacation, the establishment of a ...
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New Students, Old Questions

For you new students, in your first months at university you’ll be meeting more people, in less time, than you probably have in any other period of your life. Most of you are in the same situation – ...
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The Student’s Dilemma

I have been a student all of my life. The safety-blanket system of school has surrounded me and guided me, relieving any stress of the next step. Now as this blanket sheds itself from my shoulders I take ...
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The Panic of Possibility

Are you constantly racked with indecision about where to go and what to do? Do you ever feel like wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, there’s somewhere else and something else that’s infinitely more engaging and fun and ...
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The dancing Swedes

International columnist Leonie de Waard writes about the unexpected cultural shock she experienced going into the Lundian party scene. ...
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