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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.

How to become a programmer in four months – George’s story

Have you ever been curious about programming? Have you ever thought about changing your career? And have you ever thought you could do all this in four months? Here you can read about some people who did by enrolling in the four month bootcamp at Craft Academy. And hey – read on til the end so you don’t miss your Newbie […]

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Women in Tech: The Newbie Story

Natalle is a newbie from Brazil who came to Sweden 2 years ago. She decided to become a programmer. Read her story and see how she joined other women in tech and changed her previous career. Presented by Smart Coding Natalle’s Story Natalle is a recent graduate of two 3-month courses offered by Smart Coding – a Beginner Software Developer […]

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The Most Surprising Things for Newbies in Sweden

Depending on where you come from, Swedish culture can be more (or less) different from what you are familiar with. In any case, Sweden comes with unique characteristics that are continuously shaped by societal norms and expectations. Here are 10 surprising things in Sweden. Presented by Discover Media You Can Camp Anywhere Allemansrätten is among […]

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Understanding -S passiv

Presented by The Swedish Teacher Many who are learning Swedish are confused about when to use an -s on verbs in Swedish. Most verbs end with a -r in present tense and -de in simple past as you probably know already, but sometimes there is an “mysterious s”. There are two different occasions when there is […]

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Moving to Sweden with pets

Presented with Carbibles 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 […]

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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 summer. The application period is open July 16th – August 16th […]

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