LU special admission process for foreign students

4 Aug

Lund University taking initiative to remedy unfair system?

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Skånska Dagbladet reports that LU has implemented a separate admissions test for applicants with foreign credentials, who, following a set of new admission rules at the national level, were immediately disadvantaged when trying to snag a study spot.

The university says it wishes to rectify an unfair situation, and estimates that so far approximately 75 students that had been automatically rejected in the normal admission processed were subsequently admitted following the individual assessments.

Read the full (Google translated) article here.

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5 Responses to “LU special admission process for foreign students”

  1. The Dynamo August 4, 2010 at 14:02 #

    There’s a university press release about this, but for some reason a) it’s only in English (strange if it’s about foreign students?) and b) Google translate says it’s untranslatable?! Original in Swedish here, anyway.

  2. The Dynamo August 6, 2010 at 17:02 #

    There’s this article too?

  3. The Dynamo August 6, 2010 at 17:08 #

    And this from The Local in English! 🙂

  4. The Dynamo August 25, 2010 at 15:40 #

    Hmm, could the decision to have a separate admission process have come after this case was brought to trial?

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