How do I find a job in Sweden?

It is often hard for foreigners to find a job in Sweden, even with really good education and work experience. Most of the jobs advertised in Sweden will assume that the applicant speaks good Swedish. However, within some highly qualified professions, there is a possibility to find work for applicants who are fluent in English,…

How far can English take you in Sweden? 

Sweden is a country where almost everyone can speak English. So why bother to learn Swedish? Edina Varnagy from Hungary managed with English for a whole year but then found that Swedish could open doors — to a job, a social life and greater understanding. When Edina Varnagy, 39, arrived in Sweden she had no…

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…

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. Both are studying at Chalmers in Sweden’s second city Gothenburg. ”It’s very good, it’s a bit rainy. But we were quite lucky actually in the…