Studies and Career podcast

Welcome to the Studies and Career Podcast. This podcast is produced by Jonathan Schalk & Sara Rosenquist together with Madelene Rönnberg, all three working with student services at Uppsala university, Sweden. The podcast deals with topics regarding studies with focus on career paths, international students, exchange studies and student life in general. Welcome to listen!

Listen to Studies and Career Podcast directly from this webpage or in your podcast app.  

Welcome to contact us if you have suggestions or questions.

Contact:

Sara RosenquistJonathan Schalk or Madelene Rönnberg

Farewell BBQ

In this episode Sara and Jonathan hang out with a few international students that visited the Farewell BBQ. We met on a warm and sunny afternoon in the beautiful garden behind Campus Blåsenhus at Uppsala university. Exchange students and other international students shared with us their experiences of studying and living in Uppsala. Did they pick up any Swedish words while studying here? What can you do in Uppsala besides studying? What does fika really mean? Listen and enjoy! Thanks to Clémence, Estelle, Ivana, Matteo, Emely, Almodena, Nicholas, Marcus, Kaarina, Kaisa, Louise, Thomas, Robin, Fanette, Zhanibek, Paulina, Angela, Landon and good luck in your future studies.

Episode 11

/Sara & Jonathan

Music: Jonathan Schalk

Call for application!

In this episode Jonathan Schalk and Sara Rosenquist discuss exchange studies with Sara Hurtig and Bjorn Nyström from the International Office at Uppsala university. Why should you study abroad? Sara and Bjorn share both their personal experiences together with their professional view on exchange studies. Apart from getting more knowledge and new experiences, studying abroad will also stimulate personal development. These are only a few of the reasons mentioned by Sara and Bjorn. After listening to this episode the question asked should rather be, why not study abroad? You find more information on exchange studies and how to apply here.

Episode 10

/Jonathan & Sara

Music: Jonathan Schalk

Career Day 2018

Get ready for Career Day 2018! In this episode Jonathan Schalk and Sara Rosenquist meet with Michelle Nielsen, an international student at Uppsala university, coordinating Career day 2018. Michelle is not only involved in her studies at the Faculty of Peace and Conflict Research, but also the student organisation “Pax et Bellum”. Listen to Michelle and be inspired on how to get involved in student organisations together with your studies. If you would like to know more about peace and conflict studies you can read here or of the organisation Pax et Bellum.

Episode 9

/Jonathan & Sara

Music: Jonathan Schalk

Episode 8

Studies at the Master Programme in Chemistry; Christer Elvingson is a well known teacher at Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala university, but he is also the coordinator of the Master Programme in Chemistry. There are currently 9 specialisations within the Master Program reflecting the different research areas within chemistry at Uppsala university. In this episode we discuss labour market, academic careers and other career paths for chemistry alumni from Uppsala, Christer Elvingson keep contact with almost all of the current and past students. Here is more information if you would like to know more about the Master Programme in Chemistry.

Episode 8

/Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 7

Study game design at Uppsala university; In this episode we meet Adam Maze in a studio at Campus Gotland. Adam is subjekt responsible for game design and teacher at the Bachelor programme in game design, game programming and project management at Uppsala university, Campus Gotland. Adam describes the art of designing games and the challenges that meet the students in the programme. Interested in knowing more? You will find more information of the programme here.

Episode 7

/ Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 6

Studies at the Master Programme in Sustainable Development at Uppsala University; In this episode we talk to Amanda Johnson, who works as a study advisor at the Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University. We discuss the popular and interdisciplinary Master Programme in Sustainable Development which attracts students from all over the world. For further information on the Master Programme check out this webpage.

Episode 6

/Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 5

Studies at the Master Programme in Biology; Brita Svensson is Professor in Biology and also coordinator of the Master Programme in Biology. In this episode we discuss the diversity of Biology studies at Uppsala University with Brita Svensson. As a biology student you can do everything from following the footsteps of Carl von Linneaus to choose courses in the field of Molecular Biology. If you would like to know more about Biology studies in Uppsala, there are more information on this website.

Episode 5

/Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 4

Study Physics at Uppsala university! In this episode we meet with Andreas Korn, coordinator of the Master Programme in Physics at Uppsala University. We discuss the broad spectra of physics available in Uppsala. Andreas Korn moved from Germany to Uppsala to work with a famous scientist and now he is the coordinator and involved in the development of the Master Programme. If you are interested in getting to know more, check out the website Master Programme in Physics.

Episode 4

/Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 3

What you need to know as a new student in Uppsala. In this episode Isabel and Sara talks to Liselott Dominicus, coordinator for international students at the Science and Technology faculty, Uppsala university. How do I get my residence permit? How do I find housing in Uppsala? Liselott Dominicus deals with all types of questions from students. Are you planning on studying in Uppsala next semester? Welcome to listen to this episode and a warm welcome to Uppsala university.

Episode 3 

/ Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 2

Considering a career in academia, doing your Ph D at Uppsala University? In this episode Isabel & Sara meet with Paula Vasconcelos, a Ph D-student at the Department of Ecology and Genetics at Uppsala University, sharing her views and experiences on Ph D studies and moving to Sweden from Brazil. If you would like to know more about postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University, here is a link: http://www.teknat.uu.se/education/postgraduate/.

Episode 2

/ Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube

Episode 1

Interested in cultural exchange? BEST is a European organisation for engineering students with an active local group at Uppsala University. BEST offers courses, cultural exchanges, conferences and meetings for Swedish and international students. Mikael Dubik and Louise Lumsén are both involved in the local group in Uppsala and share with us their experiences of BEST in Uppsala. Contact information to BEST at Uppsala university facebook, website and email: uppsala@best.eu.org

Episode 1

/Sara & Isabel

Music: XenoTube