Fika with us

The podcast “Fika with us” is for international students who are considering Sweden and Linköping University (LiU) for their studies abroad as well as for those who are already here.

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Episodes

Friday Aug 05, 2022

Overalls are an essential part of Swedish student culture and your journey to LiU will certainly include you encountering many people wearing them.   Tune in to learn all about where this and other student traditions come from and how you can be a part of it all. For this fika, you’ll want to bring your collection of patches!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Emma Ackelman, Felix Scholtka and Julia Berger

Friday Jul 22, 2022

Ready to meet another LiU student association? Here is Navitas! Their goal is to make the world a little more sustainable and get interested students together for this mission.   The LiU secondhand store is also part of Navitas. Matilda and Lisa are here to answer all your questions about what this association does and what it’s like to be a part of it. Make sure to bring your reusable containers to this fika!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Matilda Arvidsson and Lisa Goldschmidtböing

Friday Jul 08, 2022

You might be surprised to find out that Sweden has nice weather in the summer sometimes. Come and hear about the best ways to spend those beautiful summer days from a true Swede and a student that has lived here for almost three years. Don’t forget to bring your tents and your ice creams to this fika!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Johan Jäger and Julia Berger

Friday Jun 24, 2022

Linköping University has several campuses: two campuses in Linköping (Valla and US), but also one campus in Norrköping. Our two guests today live and study in this beautiful neighboring city and have come on the podcast to give you a feel for what it is like. Whether you have applied for a program at this campus or you're just curious about what this city is like, come grab some fika with us!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Aidan McGirr and Kaya Hasslinger

Friday Jun 10, 2022

Congratulations on your admittance to Linköping University! We cannot wait to welcome you to our university. In this episode, you will get to learn why LiU’s welcome period is so special, how you can make the most of it and when it is best to arrive. Current students as well as a representative from the international office at LiU will share plenty of information and insights. Grab a coffee, a pen and paper and get excited for your time at LiU. Host: Julia Berger  Guests: Therese Lindkvist, Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker and Emily Nebot Pérez

Friday May 27, 2022

Wondering what student associations we have at LiU? Meet Gen!us! They are working to increase gender awareness and social inclusion at Linköping University. Caroline and Bianca are here to answer all your questions about what this association does and what it’s like to be a part of it. Make sure to bring your best self to this fika!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Caroline and Bianca

Friday May 13, 2022

As the academic semester is coming to an end it is time for many of us students to graduate from LiU. Indeed, a wonderful accomplishment and as much as we would love to keep you here in Sweden, one day there might be a time when you feel like spreading your wings and flying away. In this episode, we will walk you through the process of leaving Sweden and point out important bureaucratic steps to take. Grab a coffee and come along for an information-packed episode.  Host: Julia Berger  Guest: Therese Lindkvist, Senior Coordinator at The International Office  

Friday Apr 29, 2022

Ever wondered what the Master's in Sustainability Engineering and Management is about? Niraj, a former international student ambassador and student of this program, is here to answer all your questions. Whether you're thinking of applying or have already applied, this fika is for you!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guest: Niraj Kumar Sontha

Friday Apr 15, 2022

Everyone knows that physical health is important. This fika is all about how to stay active without ruining your student budget. From the classic gym to martial arts and trampoline parks, join us to hear about all the different activities you can do in and around Linköping throughout the seasons!   Host: Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker Guests: Julia Berger and Matilde Coppye

Friday Apr 01, 2022

Moving to a new country can be very overwhelming but don't worry we got you covered. Today's guests Rebecca and Abhijeet have already gone through the whole process of moving countries. Rebecca moved from Portugal to Sweden and will provide us with useful insides for EU-based students. Abhijeet relocated from India and will share his tips and tricks about getting a visa, accommodation and insurance for fee-paying students. Come along and learn how to make your move to Sweden as easy as possible.Participants: Julia Berger, Rebecca Fonseca Pilzecker and Abhijeet Anand.

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