Skiing in West Sweden

It’s not a hub for skiing and winter sports, but our part of the nation does have a few ski slopes that open when the weather conditions are right. Here is Göteborg Daily’s quick guide to skiing in West Sweden: NOTE: make sure to check the slopes’ snow status on their websites before you go…

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 University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology offer scholarships specially designed for students from outside the EU/EEA area. Here’s a quick guide to scholarships for the academic year 2015/2016. Chalmers offers a…

Job hunting in West Sweden

Learn Swedish, be proactive and don’t give up. These were some of the main advice presented to internationals looking for work in West Sweden during the seminar ‘Create your career path’, held at the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce on Monday. The importance of learning Swedish came up time and again during the seminar. Even…

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. It can be difficult, but definitely not impossible. A good idea is to start early. This gives you plenty of time to find something, and the queuing system in Gothenburg is organized so that…