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The Newbie Team

The Newbie Team posts news, tips and general goodness that can be useful for all Newbies. We always try to find Newbie related information that will help all Newbies on their new life in Sweden. Please let us know if there is something you wish we'd write more about and we will try to add it to our repertoire.

Moving to Sweden with pets

For most of you, moving to Sweden with your pet is non- negotiable. However, you should be aware that there are certain rules that need to be followed. We’ve gathered essential information, so you can happily move with your furry friend to Sweden.   5 steps to bring your pet to Sweden:  The rules to bring […]

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7 out of 10 get a job after an internship with Jobbsprånget

Are you an academic newbie looking for an opportunity to build your professional network and get your career started in Sweden? Then, this may be your chance. Jobbsprånget is now looking for candidates for internships in the field of Engineering, Science, Architecture, Business and Finance, starting this spring. Apply before January 16th, 2019. Presented by Jobbsprånget Jobbsprånget is […]

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Jobbsprånget gave Ghenwa a job meeting her academic qualifications

The match should be easy. Swedish companies are in need of skilled workers. And skilled newcomers are in need of employers. Yet, the match is not always easy to make. The lack of a professional network and Swedish language skills often create a barrier for newcomers on the Swedish labour market. Presented by Jobbsprånget This […]

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Puzzling prepositions – a Swedish lesson with The Swedish Teacher

Presented by The Swedish Teacher Here at the Newbie Guide we work in an unholy mess of English, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic. So we know first hand the struggle of getting the “small details” of a language right. On top of that we often get emails and messages asking about places and apps to […]

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Newsletter Manager Needed: Join The Newbie Team!

Would you like to join our core team? Then wait no more and get in touch with us right away! The Newbie Guide to Sweden was born as almost five years ago as a side project. Since then, it grows fast into a whole new and exciting platform. We are currently looking for volunteers who […]

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Is it hit or is it dit? Unlocking Swedish grammar

The Swedish Teacher

Presented by The Swedish Teacher Did you ever construct a sentence like “Jag åkte där” only to be corrected? You are not alone 🙂 Swedish for “here,” “there,” “home” etc. come in two versions. You have to choose between “hit” and “här,” “dit” and “där” and “hem” and “hemma.” It might seem completely random when […]

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IKEA – The Swedish mother ship

Presented by Ibus Media IKEA is the epitome of Sweden and completely ingrained in Swedish life. As a Newbie in Sweden, you can truly never fully understand the Swedes if you don’t understand IKEA! For many Swedes living abroad, a trip to the local IKEA store will help cure any homesickness.  Starting with the stores […]

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