Congratulations to Newly Admitted Students!

Posted in: General on 19 April, 2020 by Sebastian

Congratulations to everyone who has been admitted to Linköping University. I can recall this time last year when I was notified of my admission to LiU and how incredibly excited I was. But in saying that, I was also rather nervous. It is a big commitment to move to another country but to those of you who are feeling nervous, perhaps you can take comfort in the fact that the experience I have had so far has been amazing and I would not change it for anything.

I instantly started to plan when I was notified of my admission. I decided to leave Australia in late May so I could soak up the summer sun in Sweden, I visited several different cities (Gothenburg, Malmö, Stockholm and Örebro). I arrived in Linköping in early August after securing an apartment and immediately started to explore the city. Arriving a few weeks before the start of the semester allowed me to experience a buzzing town square where makeshift outside bars had been built and it was constantly packed with people. I also explored areas outside of Linköping like Berg and Vadstena (Berg is in biking distance).

And for those of you who are worried about accommodation, don’t be. I know that is easier said than done but there is plenty of time to secure accommodation. Start by registering with the appropriate student housing companies and join Facebook groups  (Lägenheter i Linköping, for example). I found my accommodation on that Facebook group.

Below are some photos of my Swedish travels before commencing my studies at LiU.

Congratulations once again to those who have been admitted!

Seb

 

 

 

 


 

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Sebastian Westley

Sebastian
Hello, my name is Sebastian and I have recently moved to Linköping from Melbourne, Australia to study International and European Relations.
I am a keen traveler and lover of sports. Follow my blog to enjoy my travels within Sweden, life in Linköping and my experiences studying at LiU.

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