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In pictures: Chalmers Cortège and Valborg 2013

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Student life: finding accommodation

You have applied and been accepted; you are moving to Gothenburg! Your next step most likely involves the search for accommodation...


New visa rules for foreign students

International students, including PhD students, will have better possibilities to remain in Sweden after...

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Podium finish for Chalmers in Germany

By: Tim Botzkowski, Jonas Groh and Ole Kroeger, Formula Student Germany

Team Chalmers has taken out third place in the annual Formula Student Germany competition, held at Hockenheim...


Feeling at home and getting over culture shock

Moving to a new country is exciting and fun, but it can also at times be a challenging transition. Getting to know...


Chalmer’s president leaves post next summer

After eight years of service, Karin Markides, the president and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology,...


Chalmers scores well in Swedish assessments

Over one-third of Chalmers’ programmes received the highest grade in the latest quality assessments...


New perspectives on life and business

Zhenni Zhou in Haga, just near the School of Business, Economics and Law.

Culture clashes are good for you,” says Zhenni Zhou, international student...


Video: Meet the world in Gothenburg


GBG students named Global Swedes 2014

<span>Hadeel Masoudi, student at University of Gothenburg, and <span>Abhilash Ram, student at Chalmers University,</span> received the Global Swede award from the Minister For Trade Ewa Björling.</span>

Abhilash Ram, a master's graduate from Chalmers, and Hadeel Masoudi a current student at the University of...


Minister presents new bill to foreign students

Foreign PhD students will be able to apply for permanent residency status and master's students will be...


Making the EU more attractive for foreign talent

Cecilia Wikström in the European Parliament

“Please stay in the EU – don’t buy a one-way ticket to the US,” said Cecilia...


In pictures: Chalmers Cortège 2014

Thousands of people lined the streets of central Gothenburg on Wednesday to watch the Chalmers Cortè...


Valborg in Trädgårdsföreningen

Old and young academics in student caps, families with children, student union representatives, choirs and...


Chalmerists in float-making mode

Happy Chalmerists in the 2013 Chalmers Cortège.

Preparations for the annual Chalmers Cortège are in full swing. Every Walpurgis eve (Valborg),...


Chalmers student wins CEO summer job

From student to CEO - at least for one month over the summer. Chalmers student Amanda Stehn has been named...


'If you want to talk to a Swede just talk about the weather'

Colombian master's student Andrés Cuaràn on campus at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg

Colombian student Andrés Cuaràn was already drawn to Sweden for some time before he had the chance to come study here...


Chalmers student may score Group CEO summer job

One month as Group CEO and with 100,000 kronor in salary. Amanda Stehn from Gothenburg is one of the...


Chalmers praised in student barometer

Chalmers is the best university in Europe according to its international students, suggests a new report from...


Student restaurant raises waste awareness

A three course meal on food destined for the bin. That is what was on offer when a group of Chalmers students...


Top Asian unis join Executive MBA network

Gothenburg’s programme for managers, the Executive MBA, is expanding its network in Asia and will work...


New student apartments in eastern Gothenburg

Up to 400 temporary student apartments are planned near the Östra Hospital in Gothenburg, reports local...


Housing shortage: new resource for students

Chalmers students now have access to an extra resource when it comes to accommodation hunting. The...


Chalmers job fair: CHARM

Chalmers’ student job fair CHARM kicks off on Tuesday, February 4. The two-day event is organised by...


Welcome week at the University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg’s welcome activities for new international students are well underway.


Scholarships – what’s out there

It can be expensive to study abroad, but there is help to be had if you know where to look. Both the...


The rise of Cooper & Gorfer

Sarah and Nina at Gestalten Space, Berlin<br />Copyright: Gestalten Verlag

It started as a one-off uni project between two international students, but eight years on and artist duo Sara Cooper and Nina Gorfer are still at it in Gothenburg...


GADDEN career fair

Gothenburg's School of Business, Economics and Law’s annual Career Fair, GADDEN, takes place next week....


Chalmers shines in Swedish universities assessment

Chalmers was a stand-out performer when the Swedish Higher Education Authority assessed the nation’s...


Quiet Swedes, surviving winter and a housing tip

Julie Boué (right) and a Swedish friend, on campus at Chalmers

Göteborg Daily meets Julie Boué and Federica Bergamino, two of many internationals that have migrated north for their education...


Blog: Letters from Gothenburg

In association with the University of Gothenburg. 
Curious about how it is to study and live in...


Finding a place to stay – tips for international students

Like many European cities, Gothenburg struggles with a student housing shortage. And yes, finding...


The low-down on starting your career in Sweden

Tips from the experts. Sweden has one of the world's highest living standards and combined with generous employment...


'Network, be persistent and don't give up'

Sona Gevorgyan

Making it in Sweden. Dealing with cultural shock, learning a foreign language, making new friends, and finding a job are some of the challenges people...


From master's project to commercial business

Erman Turan

Erman Turan is a 28-year-old student from Turkey. He is in the middle of his second master's programme in Gothenburg, and in the start up phase of his own company...


From studies to employment

Molly MacGregor

Molly MacGregor talks to Göteborg Daily about studying abroad and starting her career in Sweden.

International students often..


Big international turnout at kick-off party

Around 1,000 students had already gathered at Gothenburg night club Trädgårn one hour into the...


Highest grade for Gothenburg universities

The mathematics graduate programmes at both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers are among the best in...


Sweden wants cheaper student apartments

More student apartments at more locations and at a lower cost may soon be reality in Sweden, according to a...


Prestigious grant to the University of Gothenburg

Why are not all democracies similarly good at making life better for ordinary people? Bo Rothstein, professor...


Student kick-off in Gothenburg

The 2011 edition of the Student Kick-off Party at Trädgår’n

New university students to Gothenburg will kick-off the autumn semester with an annual student welcome party...


700 new student apartments

Municipal owned housing companies in Gothenburg plan to build 700 new student apartments. They will be...


More fee paying students to Chalmers

The number of fee paying international students at Chalmers University of Technology is growing. 150 students...


Plans for new student apartments

300 new student apartments may be built at Selma Lagerlöfs torg in Backa, Hisingen. But it’s not...


The University of Gothenburg welcomes new students

The University of Gothenburg’s welcome activities for its new international students and researchers...


Chalmers readies new students

Chalmers University of Technology and Chalmers International Reception Committee (CIRC) arrange several...


Stepping out of the comfort zone

Rediet Yibekal Wegayehu

“Life is a marathon, you just keep running. Even if you fall, it doesn’t matter, you just have to keep moving forward."


Chalmers ready to defend Silverstone title

Next week a team from Chalmers university in Gothenburg defends its title in the Formula Student competition,...


Chalmerists receive 500,000 kronor scholarships

<span>Tomasz Matuszczyk, Lillian Ong and Patricia Conceicao De Morais</span>

Former Chalmers students Tomasz Matuszczyk, Lillian Ong and Patricia Conceicao De Morais have been awarded...


Chalmers student union best in Europe: survey

International students like Chalmers. In fact, the university’s student union was voted the best in...


Bringing the world to Gothenburg

Delhi, Bogota, Beijing. These are only some of the cities around the world that have received a visit from...


Chalmers Cortège ready to roll

The Chalmers Cortège, a large street parade, Valborg celebration and century long tradition, will...


Mahsa appointed Global Swede 2013

Mahsa Mirtalebi / University of Gothenburg

Mahsa Mirtalebi, a software engineering and management student at the University of Gothenburg, has been...

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