June 2018

How to avoid summer hazards

During the summer we will publish popular articles from the Alumni Network newsletter, Lundensaren. This week you will get some useful advice on how to avoid summer hazards. Become a member of the Alumni Network here to receive Lundensaren on a regular basis. Text by Anna Mansfeld Summer is finally here. Everything is a bit prettier and easier, our energy … Continue reading

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5 things you (maybe) didn’t know about Swedish Midsummer

Midsummer was celebrated on the same date every year, 23 June, until 1952. However, in order to adjust the holiday to the work week, it was decided that Midsummer should always be celebrated on a Friday. Nowadays Midsummer’s Eve takes place sometime between 20 and 26 June. For many Swedes, the Midsummer weekend is the start of a long summer … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Seoul

This week we meet Katherine Son, alumna from the master’s degree programme Managing People, Knowledge and Change (class of 2010), who gives a glimpse of her life as Human Resource business partner at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in Seoul, in South Korea. Q: You have a master’s degree in business with specialisation in Managing People, Knowledge and Change from 2010. … Continue reading

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When having a good LinkedIn profile is not enough…

… and you wish to continue polishing your LinkedIn and networking skills, you have come to right post! You might recall my previous post about how to become a LinkedIn Pro. This post is also about LinkedIn, but one step further. It will emphasise the importance of networking on LinkedIn and the job opportunities that exist on LinkedIn. Students at … Continue reading

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A quick hello from the Alumni office

May and June are hectic months at Lund University. Lundakarnevalen, the exam and thesis period, the doctoral conferment, graduations and the hottest month of May since the 1940’s, have kept everyone involved in the academic life in Lund very busy. At the Alumni Office, Karen and I have been busy setting up the semester’s last activities, welcoming all new alumni … Continue reading

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