Adjusting Expectations as an immigrant

It goes without saying that every person planning to move abroad has a set of expectations. Nobody just takes the brave step of moving from where they have long considered home to a strange land with no expectation for the best. whether the expectations are overambitious or realistic, they are …

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Scandinavia – a long introduction

It is common to hear people planning to travel to the United States of America, Europe, and Australia. When someone mentions Europe, the countries that feature prominently are the big ones including Germany, France, Italy, or the United Kingdom. But in reality, there is a treasured region within the wider …

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Romance and Intimacy as a sojourner

I daresay that everybody harbors this great desire to travel and explore the world although with the naivety of its downsides. One common reality that people may want to ignore or put on the back banner is that a sojourner will never get enough time to establish a stable and …

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Common mistakes when applying to study in Scandinavia

Getting an opportunity to take higher education in Scandinavia is by no way a mean feat. For anyone who understands what quality education complete with experiential learning, experimentations, immersive teaching, and connection with faculty, Scandinavia ranks so high up there. Today, almost every new graduate in a middle-income or developing …

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Esbjerg, Denmark

In Southern Denmark lies the city of Esbjerg which opens up to the North Sea. Something that makes Esbjerg stand out is its port and the many institutions of higher learning around which make it more or less a student city. Nothing can be said about Esbjerg without the mention …

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Life After completing Studies as a Foreigner

It is one thing to settle on a tour of study in a foreign country and another thing to make end-of-studies decisions. In most cases, the initial period of stay in a new place can be so harrowing, strange, and uncomfortable to say the least. In fact, most students would …

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Mistakes to avoid when applying to study in Scandinavia

People who are ambitious and longing to study in Scandinavia often find themselves entrapped simple mistakes. As you understand, applying to study in Scandinavia has at least three phases which are almost of equal importance. The stages include applying for study, sourcing scholarship funding, and applying for immigration. If someone …

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Studying in Sweden

For a long time now, Sweden has been home to students from across the globe who are attracted by the great facilities available in the country’s universities. Compared to the other Scandinavian countries, Sweden proves to be more welcoming to students from English speaking countries since Swedes speak it so …

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Free time in Denmark

Free Time for a Student in Denmark

Being a student in Denmark whether on a scholarship or not means life is largely cut out; in most cases, the spare time out of the lecture halls is the period to make critical choices that determine the next phase of life after completion of studies. It also makes one …

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Starting study life

Starting Study Life

As an international student, I regretted having ignored the gesture by the university to help me on the first day at the campus. Indeed, the university had been clear in the introductory communication sent to me when still in Kenya. They emphasized that I communicate with them in advance so …

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Start of Master Studies

There was no option for me but to always start studies as soon as possible. Remember, the processing of my residence permit had delayed which made me travel one month into the start of the Master’s program. Making Contacts Before Program Start Making attempts to do networking in Denmark even …

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Moving to and Staying in Denmark as a Foreign Student

This is a guest post from Fredrick Awino, an expat living in Denmark. We are proud to publish his experiences, views and advise for newcomers to Denmark and possibly also Scandinavia. Enjoy… Thinking about moving to Europe-Scandinavia Growing up in the Suburban village in Kenya, I always entertained this peculiar …

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