Category Archives: SLU-Student Life

Here I’ll be posting about everything related to SLU. If you are just interested in reading about how is student life in Sweden, particularly in SLU, this is the category for you!

Final Update

Hello everybody! As you might have already guessed by the title, this is my final post. Summer vacations are approaching, so it is time for me and other SLU bloggers to take some time off. Some of us are coming … Continue reading

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New Course in Animal Genetics

A quick update regarding the last course of my first year as a masters student at SLU! Following the current trend of picking all genetic-related courses in the programme, I decided to take the Animal Genetics: health, behaviour, and welfare … Continue reading

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New Year, New Course: Bioinformatics

A new year, and with it the start of a new course. This time I will be studying bioinformatics, which is an interdisciplinary field that utilizes computer programming to analyze and interpret biological data, especially genomic data. The reason I … Continue reading

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First task of the year: My home exam experience

The final assignment we had for the Genome Analysis course was a home exam. Of course, because of the nature of this type of test —opportunity to look for information online, our textbook, and to consult with our classmates— the … Continue reading

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Vacations at SLU

Wondering if you will have enough vacation days to visit your loved ones abroad during the Christmas holidays? Missing your dear ones while studying abroad is extremely common, especially during Christmas time, so it is not strange for foreign students … Continue reading

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The Majestic White Moose of Sweden

Have you ever heard about the most famous moose in Sweden? Well, it is huge, kinda chubby and completely white! Last summer, a beautiful white male moose was spotted in the Swedish region of Värmland by the politician and nature … Continue reading

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My first test in Sweden

Last Monday I had my very first test in Sweden! It was nerve-wrecking because I didn’t know what to expect! Plus, it was my first test in English so that kicked it up another notch. Now with all the stress … Continue reading

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The Mecenat card – Sweden on a budget

One of the most challenging thing about being a student in Sweden is to survive on a budget in one of the most expensive countries in the world. Fortunately, the Mecenat card is here to make our lives a little … Continue reading

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Quick note: application for the spring period courses

After receiving the good news that you’ve been accepted into the master’s program, you probably think that that’s the last time you are going to have mingle with the University Admissions system. Actually, though, that’s not quite so. Even if … Continue reading

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Studying Animal Science at SLU Part 2

Hej hej! I am back with the second part of my “Studying Animal Science at SLU” post. If you want to read the first part please click here. First course! Animal Science – a scientific approach The very first course … Continue reading

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