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Orientation Day spring 2017, “I absolutely love it!” – new students on arriving in Stockholm

“I absolutely love it!” – new students on arriving in Stockholm

During the spring Orientation Day, hundreds of students gathered to watch a programme of inspiring and informative presentations on all aspects of living and studying in Stockholm. Our film team spoke to newly arrived students Nicola (Scotland), JingJing (Australia), Dalton (USA) and Alberto (Columbia) to get their first impressions.

Women playing floorball Photo: Mostphotos

Stockholm Sports Center – a broad range of sports at student-friendly prices

Stockholm Sports Center on campus Frescati offers students a broad variety of sports activities. Here you can play floorball, tennis, take yoga classes or choose other forms of exercise to keep fit and healthy.

Person som tittar på den nya mobilappen i sin telefon.

Mobile app helps you to navigate around the campus

The mobile app "Stockholm University Guide" enables you to use your phone to navigate around the campus and find services available to students.

Voices of Stockholm University students (image)

Voices of Stockholm University students

"There is something for everyone here," says former student Michael Forsman, from the USA, about Sweden's capital city. Di Wang, from China, notes how easy it is to get around in the city because most Stockholmers speak good English.

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Swedish flag. Photo: Mostphotos

Capital:   Stockholm
Language:   Swedish
Population:   9.3 million
Area:   450,000 km² (174,000 sq mi)
Political system:   Parliamentary democracy

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