Information sessions for international students
The Language Workshop: Academic writing and speaking
Tuesday 24 August: 10:00-10:30
Your education demands that you master both academic writing and speaking. In this session , you will learn about the resources available at The Language Workshop to help students master their writing and speaking skills. Register to attend.
University Library: Using the library resources and assessing sources
Tuesday August 24: 11:00-11:30
Good research starts in the library! In this session, you will learn about all the resources available at university libraries. Register to attend.
UU Careers: Study- and career counseling for students
Tuesday 24 August: 13:00-13:30
Do you want to stay in Sweden and work after graduation, or are you maybe considering a research career? Regardless of your goals, our study- and career counselors are here to help you with tips and advice! Register to attend.
University studies in Sweden: What we expect from students, and what you can expect from us
Wednesday 25 August: 14:00-14:30
Moving to a new country to study can be a daunting process. In this session, you will learn the basics about how university studies in Sweden work – and how they may differ from in other countries! Associate Professor Brian Palmer, who moved from Harvard to Uppsala, will give examples of ways to thrive here, followed by questions and discussion. Register to attend.
Green Living: Environmentally Friendly Living in Uppsala
Thursday 26 August: 10.00-10:30
In this session, you will learn about how to live an environmentally friendly life in Uppsala. Topics will include how trash and waste water is recycled in Uppsala, and what you can do to keep the process going smoothly! Register to attend.
Student Health Services: Sustainable Student Life
Thursday 26 August: 11.00-11:30
Studying and living abroad can be challenging in many ways especially with lots of expectations coming from several different directions. It is important to manage your stress and lifestyle so that you can continue to achieve your goals and enjoy your time here. Join us to get tips to create a sustainable and enjoyable student life! Register to attend.
Student Health Services: Cultural Adjustment, including advice from current students
Thursday 26 August: 13:00-13:30
Welcome to Sweden! It is common to face many differences when you move to a new place and it can help to understand more about the new culture to enjoy it. It can require a lot energy and time to adapt and find your way. Join us to get tips on how to adjust to Swedish culture. Register to attend.
Student rights and equal opportunities
Thursday 26 August: 14:00-14:30
In this session, you will learn about your rights as a student, as well as what to do if you are being discriminated against. We will also cover the support available for students with disabilities. Register to attend.
We offer courses in Basic Swedish to incoming students who are enrolled in a study programme or individual courses at the University. The courses are for beginners and those with some prior knowledge of Swedish. Application is open 1-31 August 2021. Read more on the Basic Swedish courses.
Checklist for new students
We have put together a checklist for you, which we hope will be helpful to remember everything that needs to be arranged for the autumn semester of 2021.