Lövsta is a livestock research center linked to SLU where a considerable amount of livestock-related research projects have been developed. This facility counts with an area dedicated to dairy cows, another for pigs and a third one for poultry. If you are starting your studies at SLU with something animal related, then there is a… Continue reading Visit to Lövsta
Next to the Veterinärmedicinskt och husdjursvetenskapligt centrum (or VHC for short), there is a small red-cabin-like building with a yellow sign that says, “The Broker Coffee Roastery.” This place –in my humble opinion— is the best café on campus, and perhaps one of the best I’ve been in Uppsala. The owner, Johan, is a coffee… Continue reading Fika Adventures: The Broker- best fika at SLU
Hej hej! And welcome to my Fika Series! If you are planning on coming over to Sweden, there are a few words you should know beforehand: tack (thank you), lagom (enough), personnummer (personal number), and perhaps most importantly, FIKA. But what exactly is Fika? Well, Fika is a Swedish social ritual that involves drinking a… Continue reading What is Fika?
Feeling homesick? Well, maybe you can find a little piece of your home country during Kulturnatten! Kulturnatten is an annual celebration hosted every September in Uppsala, and as you might have guessed, the name means “culture night.” This festival is filled with music, exhibitions, dance shows, food from different parts of the world, and other… Continue reading Kulturnatten!
This is part two in a series of posts about the first few weeks as a Master’s student at SLU. Here’s a link to part one if you have yet to read it. Part 2: My first weeks at SLU! Something that is important to know is that international students, both masters and exchange students,… Continue reading First weeks at SLU: practical information and tips (part 2)
Hello and welcome to my blog! For my first official post as a student blogger I decided to write about my first two weeks as an SLU student. I also decided to add some practical information and tips that I thought could be helpful, especially if you are a prospective student and want to know… Continue reading First weeks at SLU: Practical information and tips (part 1)