Category Archives: Inspiring alumni

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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LU Alumni around the world: Helsinki

This week we meet Jenna Emtö, alumna from the bachelor’s programme in Political Science, class of 2013, sharing her story as a freelance journalist and master student in Helsinki. Q: You have studied a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, as well as courses in Economics, Social Geography and French. How do you think your education has impacted your career so … 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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8 quick questions with the celebrated author…

… of Lund crime novel A Nearly Normal Family. Alumnus Mattias Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping thriller about how far one would go to protect loved ones. In this twisted narrative of love and murder in Lund, a horrific crime leads a seemingly normal family to question everything they thought they knew about their life―and one another. … 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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LU Alumni around the world: Muscat

This week we meet Marrieke van Oversteeg, alumna from the Master of Science in Economic History, class of 2014. Today Marrieke works as an Economic/Trade Policy Officer and Business Developer in the Gulf Region at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Muscat, Oman.     You graduated from Lund University in 2014. What have you been up … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Hobart, Tasmania

This week in the “LU Alumni around the world series” we meet Linda Karlsson, alumna from Equality and Diversity Management programme, class of 2014. After graduation, Linda moved down under, to Australia, to start a career with the goal to improve gender equality in the workplace.   You graduated from the Bachelor’s programme in Equality and Diversity Management in 2014. … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Halifax and Freetown

This week in the LU Alumni world series we meet Matthew Moore, LUSEM alumnus class of 2010 and 2011 who shares his time between the Canadian real estate market and volunteer projects in Sierra Leone. You graduated with two Master’s degrees from Lund University, within Accounting and Corporate Finance, class of 2010 and 2011. Can you tell us more about … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Brussels

This week we meet Eva Schultz, alumna from the Masters of Laws programme, class of 2004. Eva works as a Legal Counsellor at the Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU. Q: You have a Masters of Law degree from 2004. What have you been doing after your graduation? I have been working mainly in Brussels, in various positions, but also … 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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