Category Archives: Updates

“Sweden, Italy, Europe: together for the future”

On 15 November the President of Italy, His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, visited Lund University. The event was also attended by his daughter, Laura Mattarella, and the Swedish King and Queen, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia. The visit to Lund and to Lund University marked the final day of the Italian President’s three-day official visit … Continue reading

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Voices from the Alumni Reception in Berlin

Name: Kerstin Studies: Master of Arts in Literature, Culture and Media (class of 2011) Works with: General Personnel and Organisational issues at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin Favourite memory from Lund University: The close contact with professors and meeting students and people from other fields than my own.       Name: Maksim Studies: Master of Science in Finance (class of 2018) Works with: Project Management … Continue reading

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LU meets alumni in Berlin

On 7 November we hosted an alumni reception in the Felleshus, the cultural centre and event venue of the five Nordic embassies, in Berlin. Many alumni gathered after work for a fruitful evening of mingling and networking. Alumni enjoyed an inspiring talk by Ambassador Per Thöresson about the relations between Sweden and Germany. The relationship between our two countries has … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Copenhagen

This week we meet Markéta Urbanová, alumna from the master’s programme in Business Administration with a specialisation in Globalisation, Brands and Consumption (class of 2016), and from the master’s degree programme in Asian studies, with a specialisation in Japan (class of 2018). Q: Why did you decide to study at Lund University? After high school in the Czech Republic, I … 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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The sustainable alumni lifestyle

On 13 September Lund University alumni gathered in Malmö for an After Work about “Sustainable Lifestyles”. We took the opportunity to ask some of our alumni how they try to live sustainably. Name: Anna Studies: Law, 2017 What do you do to live a sustainable life? 1. I try to repair broken things instead of throwing them away. 2. I … Continue reading

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Autumn Alumni Activities

Back in business again after the long hot summer holidays here in Sweden! We are kicking off the autumn semester by finalising plans for a busy event calendar for all our alumni, both Skåne-based and around the world. Here are the events planned (so far): In Lund 13 September: Alumni After Work in Malmö with the theme “A sustainable lifestyle” … Continue reading

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Voices from Arrival Day

On 20 August, Lund University had the pleasure to welcome over 1700 new international students to Lund on the official Arrival Day in AF Borgen. Today you meet some of the new students who arrived from near and far. Name: Josh From: Australia Studies: Chemistry Why did you choose Lund University? “It’s a beautiful city and university. It’s bilingual, so … Continue reading

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Autumn – happy expectations or a stressful flying start?

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 have a happy start at work after the summer holidays. Become a member of the Alumni Network here to receive Lundensaren on a regular basis. Text: Britta Collberg Autumn can be a time of new … Continue reading

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