Work at LiU

Welcome to the podcast Work at LiU – a podcast that will give you information and inspiration on living and working in Sweden and Linköping University.

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Episodes

Wednesday May 04, 2022

“Please try not to get your beard stuck in the mailbox or poop in the blue cabinet!” Say what now?! Even if you know Swedish, some of the Swedish sayings in this episode might not make sense to you. We’ll do our best to explain!  Guest: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator LiU Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell  

Wednesday Apr 06, 2022

Francesco Colona is currently doing his postdoc research at LiU. Although he did have some experience from Sweden before, some things still took him by surprise. Find out what in this episode! Guest: Francesco Colona, Postdoc, Department of Thematic Studies Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell 

Wednesday Mar 02, 2022

Moving to a new country with a family can be pretty challenging. Myanna Lahsen, Senior Lecturer at LiU explains what hardships she met and how she dealt with them. Guest: Myanna Lahsen, Senior Lecturer, Department of Thematic Studies Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell 

Wednesday Feb 02, 2022

One of the first Swedish words you might learn when you start working in Sweden is the word FIKA. Fika basically means having a cup of coffee, but it’s so much more than that! Therese Lindkvist explains why the Swedish fika, especially at the workplace, is so important. Guest: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator LiU Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell 

Wednesday Jan 05, 2022

Thomas Keating has worked in different countries, but is now a Postdoc at LiU. What he knew about Sweden before he moved here? What he found out on Youtube! Listen to why he chose Sweden and his best tips when moving here. Guest: Thomas Keating, Department of Thematic Studies Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell 

Wednesday Dec 01, 2021

Isabel García Velázquez, a PhD Student at LiU moved from the sun in Mexico to the winter in Sweden. Although Sweden can be dark and cold, she has a very positive attitude towards it. In this episode Isabel shares her secret to how to deal with wintertime.  Guest: Isabel García Velázquez, PhD Student, Department of Thematic Studies Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell 

Tuesday Nov 09, 2021

What is EUREAXESS and how can one benefit from it? Therese Lindkvist, from the International Office at LiU will tell you all about it in this episode! Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU Guest: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator LiU

Wednesday May 26, 2021

If you are newly employed international staff at LiU and on your way over to Sweden, then pay attention to what is said in this episode! Therese Lindkvist, International Staff Support at LiU gives her top tips on what to check off as a new employee. For more information please visit:        https://liu.se/en/work-at-liu/welcome-to-liu-as-co-worker-and-colleagueand https://insidan.liu.se/HR-Personal/for_foreign_employees/?l=en. Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator Guest: Therese Lindkvist, International Coordinator Editing: Per Wistbo-Nibell

Wednesday Apr 07, 2021

Linköping University tries to position itself as a young dynamic interdisciplinary place that puts a lot of value on non-traditional thinking”. That was one the reasons Harald Wiltsche, professor, chose LiU. In this episode he  shares his thoughts on his journey to Sweden and Linköping University.   Guest: Harald Wiltsche, Professor/Director of P.I. “Intentionality and Symbolic Construction”, Department of Culture and Society (IKOS) Host: Priya Eklund, International Office Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Thursday Jan 21, 2021

International employees often notice that some things are different at Swedish workplaces compared to what they are used to. What it might be? Johanna Gistvik from the International Office will tell you in this episode! Guest: Johanna Gistvik, International Office Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator Recording and Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

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