Some activities for october

4 Oct

The International desk is organizing some activities which can be seen below. It might be fun to join some of them.

Tour of the Academic Society (AF) Archives, October 5

The student life in Lund dates back to when Lund University was founded in 1666. The AF archive preserves this rich history and presents a large number of historical artefacts from the Academic Society, the student unions, nations and organizations. The tour will include amusing tales about the old student life in Lund and treasures from different student organizations. The tour takes place on October 5 at 16.45 and is free of charge. You register at the International Desk or by sending an e-mail to before Tuesday, October 4.

Start your own business part 3 English: An introduction to Entrepreneurship, October 5 

In this seminar we will tell you about the possibilities, and about the conditions that are important when starting up a business in Sweden. You will also get the opportunity to listen and ask questions to other students who has taken their ideas into businesses.
How can I find my business idea? What is a company? Where do I find my customers? Where can I turn for help, when starting up a business in Sweden?

Location: Ekonomihögskolan, Holger Crafoord Ekonomicentrum, Lund, EC2-169
Date: October 5, between 15.15-17.00.

“Working in Sweden – Finding a job in Sweden”, October 6

A workshop on:
– how to market yourself, get the necessary tools
– think outside the box, and close the deal!
Lecturer: Annie Duivens, Oyra Rekrytering
When: 2011-10-06, 15.00 – 17.00
Where: Palaestras hörsal

First come first served! Limited number of places. Organized by Lund University Career Services.

International Cat Exhibition in Lund, October 8-9

Cat lover? 350 cats representing 25 different breeds are presentation on the International Cat exhibition this weekend in Färs och Frosta Sparbank Arena. A guided tour of the exhibition takes place at 11.00 and 13.00. Tickets are 40 SEK.

Guided tour in Lund Cathedral, October 9

Enjoy a great tour and learn all about Lund Cathedral. The tour takes place on October 9 at 13.45 and is free of charge. You register by sending an e-mail to

Game night, October 10

Try out different board games, card games and strategy games and meet new friends. The game night takes place on October 10, 17-19, in Gamla Kirurgen (where the International Desk is located) and is free of charge. You register by visiting the International Desk or sending an e-mail to

English Comedy Night – October 14 – VG Nation

Comedians from around the world will come to Lund and perform stand-up comedy in English this week. Aussie & American Specials.

When: Friday, October 14, showtime: 21:30 (doors open at 20:00)
Where: VG Nation, Tornavägen 19, Lund
Tickets are 65 kr and on sale now at Lundaböcker. You can also pay 65 kr at the door to VG Nation from 20.00 onwards to get in to see the show.

Join us on a visit to the famous glass factories in Småland, October 21!

 The southern part of Småland is renowned worldwide for its Swedish glass factories. International Desk and Lund University Foreign Friends now give you the opportunity to visit three of them. At all three glass factories you will have the chance to see the beautiful collections and to buy items from the first and second’s selection.

Date:                Friday 21 of October 2010.

Place and time:  Lund Cathedral at 7.30 a m

Return to Lund:  approximately 18.00/19.00

Price:                300:- (bus tour and lunch included)

Our programme: After an appr. 3 hours drive through the fairly hilly northern parts of Skåne and the dark pine forests of Southern Småland, we will arrive at the famous Kosta BodaThere will be a guided tour of the factory floor where you will see glass-blowing at close quarters. At Kosta Boda you can also find a big outlet shopping center, Kosta Outlet. At around 12.45 we will depart for Målerås where we will have lunch at 13.00. After lunch we will look at artist Mats Jonasson´s beautiful handcrafted crystal with wildlife animals. Our final stop at 15.15 will be Orrefors  a few km southeast of Målerås. There you can visit a very fine museum and a shop.

Tickets can be bought at the International Desk from October 5 until October 12. The number of seats is limited.

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