Experience your LiU Exchange - digs deeper into exchange student lifeShow/Hide content

Welcome to “Experience your LiU Exchange”– a podcast that digs deeper into different aspects of exchange student life here at Linköping University. Taking the chance to study abroad is a very rewarding experience, but can at times feel overwhelming. In this podcast you get to meet students and staff who can guide you into and prepare you for the best experience of your life.

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Episode 8: The Rich Student Life at Linköping UniversityShow/Hide content

The richness of student life at Linköping University is well-known and the university has won the “Årets svenska studentstad” (Student City of the Year) award three times. This is a lot thanks to the hard work of the student unions, sections and various associations at the university.  Today we get to know more about student life at LiU from Sara Hamrefors, international responsible at the Mechanical Engineering section here at LiU. 
 
Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator 
Guest: Sara Hamrefors, international responsible at the Mechanical Engineering section
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 7: The Academic Aspect of Exchange Student LifeShow/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Experience your LiU ExchangeThe classroom experience is very important for any student exchange and Linköping University has a wide variety of interesting courses to choose from. In this episode we meet Kostas Mitropoulos, faculty coordinator at LiU, who will help guide you to the academic aspect of the exchange student experience. 
 
Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator 
Guest: Kostas Mitropoulos, Faculty Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 6: Come visit Östergötland!Show/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Experience your LiU ExchangeBesides a very rich student life, Linköping, Norrköping and the region of Östergötland has so much more to offer. In this episode you can hear about all the interesting activities you can do and places you don´t want to miss when coming to Linköping University as an exchange student! 
 
Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator 
Guests: Maria Hamre, Visit Linköping and Viveca Valgren, the Municipality of Norrköping
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 5: The Summer Academy Through the Eyes of a Student HostShow/Hide content

The LiU Summer Academy is a four-week exchange program, with international students from all over the world coming to Linköping for the summer. Outside of the classroom the Summer Academy would be nothing without the dedicated Student Hosts. In this episode we meet Wilhelm Brodin – a LiU student and a former LiU Summer Academy Student host.

Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator
Guest: Wilhelm Brodin, LiU student and former LiU Summer Academy Student Host
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 4: The LiU Summer Academy ExperienceShow/Hide content

Every summer nearly 200 international students come to take part in the LiU Summer Academy, a four week international summer exchange experience. In this episode we meet Katrina Dutt, a student from the University of New Mexico, who tells us why the LiU Summer Academy is an experience worthwhile participating in.

Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator
Guest: Katrina Dutt, 2019 LiU Summer Academy student
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 3: Welcome to Your LiU Exchange ExperienceShow/Hide content

To move to another country can feel like a daunting task, but don´t worry! The International Office is here to help you. Hear more about the practical matters surrounding a move to Linköping and Sweden from Caroline Sturesson and Therese Lindkvist, international coordinators at the International Office.

Hosts: Caroline Sturesson and Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinators
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 2: ESN and ISA Guide You Into Swedish LifeShow/Hide content

When it comes to the social aspect of exchange student life at Linköping University, no one is more equipped to guide you than the committed members of the Erasmus Student Network, ESN, and International Students Association, ISA. In this episode we meet Chantal from ESN and Himanshu from ISA, who will guide us through all the social activities exchange students can take part in.

Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator
Guest: Chantal Elf, Erasmus Student Network and Himanshu Grover, International Student Association
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 1: The Exchange Student ExperienceShow/Hide content

Every year approximately 900 exchange students come to Linköping University, from all over the globe. Some stay for a semester and some stay for a whole year. In this episode we meet Melis Bahadur, who gives her view on the experience of being a LiU exchange student.

Host: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator
Guest: Melis Bahadur, LiU exchange student from France
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

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