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“No one asked, so I didn’t say anything”

What experiences do transgender+ students have at Lund University (LU), and what kind of discrimination do they face? Lundagård joined in on a conversation that has previously been missing at the university. On Friday the 19th, the day ...
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Pigs operated on and killed in controversial animal tests

Forty live pigs are set to serve as educational material at Lund University (LU). The university’s use of live animals to train surgeons defies international trends and, possibly, animal welfare legislation. Why, then, has the university chosen not ...
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Amidst a pandemic – the Nobel prize for medicine has nothing to do with COVID-19

After nearly two years of lockdowns and a myriad of restrictions later, the vaccination program against the novel coronavirus is finally underway, much to the admirable efforts of countless scientists responsible for the rapid creation of the vaccine. ...
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LTH Students Runner Up in Prestigious Competition

Two recently graduated students, Jaxon Pope and Riccardo Centazzo, from the Master’s programme in Industrial Design at Lund University’s faculty of engineering finished in second place in the prestigious design competition “The James Dyson Award ’’. The James ...
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Government plans to raise interest rate on student loans

The Swedish Government is suggesting a new reform, which will offer financial support to people who have already entered working life and give them a chance to educate or reeducate themselves. To fund the reform, there is also ...
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Less corona restrictions – the nations rejoice

The Swedish Public Health Agency has after careful consideration decided to remove some of the current corona-related restrictions on September 29th. This creates the possibility for the student life of Lund to return to what it once was.  ...
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Large fight outside of the University Hospital – several hospitalized

Three people have been brought to the hospital because of fights at several different locations in Lund. The fights were between two groups, but their motivation is, as of now, unknown. – We have a reinforced presence in ...
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Students Summoned to Rental Board as Housing Conflict Drags On

In December 2020, tenants residing at AF Bostäder’s housing were sent an email informing them that their rents were to increase. The new rents were not successfully negotiated with the Tenants Union, resulting in protests from students who ...
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Vaccination open for international students

Skånes universitetssjukhus in Lund opens for vaccination of international students. Students, even without a Swedish social security number, are now able to get vaccinated with dose 1 and 2 in Lund, Kristianstad and Helsinborg. Helene Holmquist from Region ...
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Understanding Street Art – First PhD for Cognitive Semiotics

Tomorrow is an exciting day for the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University: Cognitive Semiotics – a discipline with only two decades of history – gains its first doctor. Cognitive semiotics studies meaning-making not only in ...
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