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Welcome Activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities at the beginning of each semester. The activities are designed to assist you as a new student and introduce you to university life in Stockholm and Sweden, attendance is optional. 


 

21 and 22 August - Arrival Service

The Arrival Service is the first event of the Welcome activities and is open to all new international and exchange students at Stockholm University. Student ambassadors and university staff will welcome you and help you settle into your new life in Stockholm and Sweden. 

 Arrival Service for international students

Welcome team at the airport (10.00 am – 6.00 pm CEST): Student ambassadors and university staff will welcome you at Arlanda airport and answer any questions to help you settle into your new life in Stockholm and Sweden.

Key pick-up from Housing Office (10.00 am – 10.00 pm CEST): Students who have received accommodation through Housing Office will be able to pick up their keys on Campus Frescati. Students who arrive from 23 August onwards can pick up their keys from the Housing Office during regular opening hours. Find further details from Housing Office here: Arrival Information.

Time to take a break and do some exercise! Join Åsa in this short and fun workout! You may not understand all the Swedish words but music and cool moves is a universal language. Ready? Let's start! 

 

Read more about sporting activities on campus:

Sporting activities on campus


 

24 August - Orientation Day & Student Panel

Orientation Day (1.00 pm – 2.00 pm CEST): Orientation Day is a welcome webinar, filled with information about practical matters such as healthcare, IT services, student life and Swedish language courses.

Orientation Day webinar

Student panel (2.00 pm – 3.00 pm CEST): Join the panel hear from our students and get an insight into student life in Stockholm.

Student Panel for newly admitted students


 

25 August - Speed-friending with the Student Union

Speed-friending with the Student Union (1.00 pm – 2.00 pm CEST): The Stockholm University Student Union organises a digital speed-friending, join to meet new people! The same event also on: 31 August, 2 September, 9 September. A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 


 

26 August - Introduction from the Library & Student Panel

Introduction from the Library (12.00 pm CEST): The library has an introduction for new students, via Zoom. A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 

Student panel (2.00 – 3.00 pm CEST): Join the panel hear from our students and get an insight into student life in Stockholm.

Student Panel for newly admitted students


 

27 August - Digital workshop with Språkstudion

Digital workshop with Språkstudion (10.00 am – 11.30 am CEST): Språkstudion is the place for you who studies, teaches, does research or is interested in other aspects of languages at Stockholm University. Join this workshop about taking notes in languages ​​other than one's mother tongue! A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 


 

30 August - Studying effectively at Stockholm University

Studying effectively at Stockholm University (12.00 pm – 12.45 pm CEST): The Academic Writing Service presents tips to help you study effectively during your studies at Stockholm University. 

Studying effectively at Stockholm University


 

31 August - Speed-friending

Speed-friending with the Student Union (3.00 pm – 4.00 pm CEST): The Stockholm University Student Union organises a digital speed-friending, join to meet new people! A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 


 

1 September - Introduction from the Library

Introduction from the Library (12.00 pm CEST): The library has an introduction for new students, via Zoom. A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 


 

2 September - Speed-friending

Tour of Campus Frescati (12.00 pm - 17.00 pm CEST): Join us for a 30 minutes tour to discover the main buildings and interesting facts about our main Campus, Frescati.

Tour of Campus Frescati

Speed-friending with the Student Union (3.00 pm – 4.00 pm CEST): The Stockholm University Student Union organises a digital speed-friending, join to meet new people! A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 


 

9 September - Speed-friending

Speed-friending with the Student Union (3.00 pm – 4.00 pm CEST): the Stockholm University Student Union organises a digital speed-friending, join to meet new people! A link with more information will be published here as soon as available. 

Information about which activities your department may arrange for you the first days of the semester can be found on their website: Find your department

On our pages for new students, you can find all the practical information that you need before and at the beginning of the semester, including information about:

  • being new in Sweden 
  • student life
  • sport and activities for students
  • schedules
  • finding your way on campus 
  • access to wifi
  • places to study
  • and much more!

Contact

International Office, Student Services
Email: study@su.se

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