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Work and Pregnancy in Sweden

Those two tiny lines appearing on a pregnancy test are enough to be life-changing for anyone. But for a newbie living in Sweden, being pregnant will bring along even more questions than normal. Here, I share my experiences of both finding work and working whilst pregnant in Sweden. Having moved to Sweden towards the end […]

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Events in Lund

Despite its petite size, Lund is the home for many interesting regular events. From January to December, there are always some things going on in Lund. I put a compilation of events in Lund below so you can mark your calendar and plan everything in advance like Swedes do

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Ph.D. in Sweden

Did you get accepted for a Ph.D. position in Sweden? Or are you a new Ph.D. student? Moved for a postdoc? Or maybe your spouse is in academia? Then keep reading. The Swedish academic system is rather unique. Following your passion for science often requires that you move to another country. For many researchers, including […]

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Unexpected Cultural Norms in Sweden

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Ad by iBus Media When moving to a new country it’s always helpful to study up on some of the cultural norms. There’s nothing worse than being caught off-guard when trying to blend in somewhere new. However, while most countries are forgiving when someone new breaks a cultural custom, some things should preferable be avoided. […]

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Surprising things for Newbies working in Sweden

…from an Italian point of view. My name is Francesca, 100% Italian, living in Stockholm since 2016. Why Stockholm? Good question, I moved for work without thinking how cold and dark it would be during the winter… but hey, that gives me one more excuse to travel. Long story short – I was born in 1987 […]

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Change your career in 4 months – Camron’s Story

Changing your career and entering the job market with over 1 million job opportunities – all of that is possible with Craft Academy courses, just in 4 months. Don’t believe it? Read our interview with Camron and see how he managed to do it. And don’t miss the special discount for our Newbie readers. Created with Craft Academy Who are you and how come you decided to apply to Craft Academy?  My name is Camron and although I’m a Swedish citizen, I have lived abroad most of my life and have just returned to Sweden. So in a sense, I’m an expat and […]

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How to enjoy the Swedish summer in Lund

When it comes to summer, Swedes know how to make the most of it. It’s understandable, since summer doesn’t last long here and winter can be unbearable. So they definitely don’t want to miss the summer moments. Travel to sandy beaches, kayaking in national parks, or relaxing in summer houses are parts of the summer […]

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