Author Archives: Karen Paulson

About Karen Paulson

Alumni Coordinator at Lund University

LU Alumni around the world: Batumi, Georgia

This week, we meet Davit Mikeladze from Batumi, Georgia. He participated in the Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) on Perspectives of Multi-level Governance, Decentralisation & Human Rights in 2017. Learn more about how his participation in this programme organised by Lund University Commissioned Education, Lund University School of Economics and Management, and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute enhanced his career, … Continue reading

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Lärosäten Syd Alumni Networking in Brussels

On Tuesday 21 May, alumni from Lund University, as well as 5 other universities from southern Sweden gathered at Nordic House in Brussels for an alumni networking reception. This was a great opportunity to meet alumni in the area and it was the first time we have collaborated on an alumni event for members of Lärosäten Syd. The objectives of … Continue reading

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Alumni panel share their experiences on finding a job in Sweden

What do some of our former international students have to say about their job hunt? On Wednesday 8 May, a panel of four alumni shared their experiences of how they landed a job in Sweden. Current international Masters students had the chance to listen in and hear first-hand about life after studies, while getting some useful tips for the job … Continue reading

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Alumni help with recruitment efforts in Kenya and Ghana

Lund University staff received a warm welcome from alumni based in Kenya during a recruitment tour earlier this spring. Dickson Minjire Kinuthia (MSc Development Studies 2014-2016), Joyce Ojino (MSc Environmental Management and Policy 2014-2016) and Eunice Muthoni Muthee (MSc International Strategic Management 2017-2018) attended the alumni breakfast event in Nairobi – the first LU alumni event to be organised in … Continue reading

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Photo contest winners 2019

Every year, current international students submit their photos for the “My Lund University Experience” photo contest. This year, we announced three winners.  So totally Swedish When mum says “You can only have ONE.”Wai Lam Ip, Exchange student from China Study moments at Lund University Ironically, everyone takes photos of the main Lund Library from the outside because it is outstandingly … Continue reading

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Join one of the world’s most travelled bloggers and explore the beautiful Balkans

Hello Larissa Olenicoff a.k.a The Blonde Gypsy, awarded travel blogger from the United States and LU alumna. Can you describe yourself in three words? Curious. Honest. Wild. You received your master’s degree in European Studies in 2013, what have you been up to since you graduated from Lund University? A lot. For the first couple of years, I was traveling … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Johannesburg

This week we meet alumnus Kent Buchanan, who studied Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science (class of 2011) and has many fond memories of the time he spent with his classmates. Now, he lives in South Africa and works on climate change mitigation policy and research. Q: You have a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from 2011. What … Continue reading

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LU meets alumni in London

On 4 October we hosted an alumni reception at the Swedish Embassy in London. Many alumni gathered after work for a fruitful evening of mingling and networking. Alumni also enjoyed an inspiring talk by Professor Thomas Kalling, professor of Strategic Management and director of SITE at the School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). In his talk Innovation Research at LUSEM through … Continue reading

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Swedish alumni event in NYC, 13 September

Lund University alumni based in New York City had the opportunity to mingle at the Official Swedish Residence on Park Avenue, as part of a special reception co-hosted by Mr. Leif Pagrotsky, Consul General of Sweden in New York, and several Swedish universities. The Swedish universities were in the Big Apple as part of a marketing and recruitment visit, with … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Denver

Gordon Lindeen attended our alumni event in Denver last spring and reconnected with Lund University. He is a shareholder at Hall Estill Attorneys at Law in Denver, Colorado. We have asked him a few questions about what he has been up to since his exchange studies at Lund University in the 1980s. Q: What do you work with today? What does … Continue reading

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