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Better late than never – 2020 and 2021 doctors finally get a ceremony

On Friday the 6th of May, a doctoral degree conferment ceremony was held for all the PhD:s who got their degree during the pandemic. Lundagård reported from the event.
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Inhospitable Housing at LU Accommodation

Leaking ceilings, moldy walls, electricity issues, thousands of fault reports and 1100 tenants to be managed by fifteen employees. What does living at LU Accommodation offer to the international students?
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Ukrainian University signs Exchange Agreement with LU

Lund University (LU) has signed a new agreement to allow up to fifty Ukrainian students to come to Lund. LU cites the ongoing war as the reason for the agreement.
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No New Russian Exchange Students at Lund University

Several Swedish universities, including Lund University, have decided to close their doors to Russian exchange students in response to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Quite the shock: Måns Hemberg, 21, got electrocuted in his shower

As originally reported by Sydsvenskan, a student got shocked three times by an electrified shower in his apartment at Delphi.
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LU Starts Crowdfund for Ukrainian Students and Researchers in Lund

Lund University’s new initiative creates the opportunity to help students in Ukraine. Through a unique crowdfunding project, the university hopes to extend employment and subsistence for researchers and students affected by the war.
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All Covid-19 Restrictions at LU to be Lifted

On March 24th it was decided that all of the current restrictions at the university will be lifted, starting on April first, writes Vice Chancellor Erik Renström on the Vice Chancellor blog.
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New Aliens Act upsets PhD-students

On 20th July 2021, new rules of the Swedish Aliens Act took effect. The changes to the rules entail new requirements for non-EU/EEA citizens being granted a permanent residence permit. Lundagård interviewed two doctoral students, a student union representative and a politician to hear views on the permanent residence permit issue.
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Malmö nation recalls songbooks in second apology

Lundagård has in a series of articles reported on Malmö nation’s songbook, containing songs deemed as discriminatory against people of Asian origin. After a public apology, Malmö nation now urges members to return the criticized book.
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Wartime tattoo studio – ”I think that they give power”

If you search for #bunkertattoos🇺🇦 on Instagram four pictures from Mary Tereshchenko pop up. A ramen bowl, a lotus flower and two texts telling the Russian military to “go fuck yourself” have become permanent memories of the war. Lundagård spoke to the Kyiv-based tattoo artist over the phone.
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