Author Archives: siantroath

About siantroath

I'm a student from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, currently on exchange in Malmö, Sweden.

Things I am Going to Miss

As my time in Sweden is drawing to a rapid close (where has all the time gone?!), I thought I’d write a blog about some of the things I think are wonderful about the country, and that I’m going to … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

It snowed! It did snow a couple of days ago, just for ten minutes or so, but then I woke up this morning to a beautiful winter wonderland. The footpaths, the open areas, the cars, the rooves, and the plants … Continue reading

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A Quick Update, and a Report on the Internship

I haven’t blogged much yet about the internship we did as part of our exchange. We recently finished, and had to write a report detailing our experience, so I thought I’d post mine up here. I’m still loving it in … Continue reading

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An Educational Comparison

It’s amazing to think that I’m already half way through my Swedish adventure. In some ways it has felt like forever, but in most ways the time has flown. Although in some ways I’m beginning to look forward to going … Continue reading

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The Swedish and Refugees

I already knew that the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia was horrible. However, actually seeing how positive Sweden is towards them highlights it all the more. We’ve begun our internship, with our third session today. It isn’t … Continue reading

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My Berlin Trip

Thanks to the minimal contact hours for university in Sweden, I recently (a month ago now, since I couldn’t post with the technical difficulties) found myself with five days free. What to do with all this time? Go to Berlin … Continue reading

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(repost) A Note on the Language Barrier

I have always wanted to become a multi-lingual person. I think it is the great shames of being born in an english speaking country to an english speaking family that people often feel it isn’t necessary. Watching films and television … Continue reading

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