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"30.11.2016 11:00:00" hb.se Honoured for thesis about the environmental impacts of food waste - University of Borås Honoured for thesis about the environmental impacts of food waste Are you starting to prepare for your final thesis project? Then, why not integrat... Are you starting to prepare for your final thesis project? Then, why not integrate sustainable development into it! Pedro Brancoli did, and was honoured with a scholarship of 25,000 Swedish crowns at the Days of Knowledge in October. Read more in the
"29.11.2016 15:05:35" Timeline Photos Congratulations Anita Pettersson, winner of Forskar Grand Prix 2016!
"29.11.2016 13:51:09" Timeline Photos Right now our researcher Anita Pettersson is competing in Forskar Grand Prix. We wish her good luck! //Annie, communications officer
"29.11.2016 09:37:00" hb.se STARK-dagen - University of Borås STARK-dagen is the Career Fair at the University of Borås and it takes place on 26 January 2017. The fair is a great opportunity to meet companies from public and private sectors and they want to meet you. STARK-dagen is now less then two months away, so make sure to note Thursday 26 January in your calender. Right now we have 72 exhibitors registered for the career fair, you can see them all at the webpage. //Johanna, communications officer
"28.11.2016 09:15:00" Timeline Photos Now it's time for week two of the winter competition, and this week's theme is “Student Winter”. But first we would like to say congratulations to @emmybergkvist who took the winning picture on the theme ”Student Advent” the last week. Welcome to contact
"25.11.2016 12:43:07" hb.se “I felt like I was in a fairyland!” - News - University of Borås After a first study exchange semester, Sofija Urumović was sure she wanted to stay in Borås. The labs, the machinery, being surrounded by different people and creative ideas, and endless possibilities at the Swedish School of Textiles, made Sofija Urumović feel like she was in a fairyland.
Read more about Sofija, who extended her time here and
"24.11.2016 10:31:01" Timeline Photos Hello there Aida Hosseinian from Iran. You are now in your second year at the Master programme Resource Recovery, how has your experience been so far?
- I am very satisfied, the University of Borås feels very up-to-date. The studies involve many
"21.11.2016 12:30:01" Tomorrow 11:30-13:00 you can meet the Student Health care and The Student Union and discuss alcohol issues in Vardagsrummet (outside the library). The Kårner offers alcohol-free drinks. Welcome! //Annie, communications officer
"21.11.2016 08:15:00" hb.se Winter competition 2016 - University of Borås Winter competition 2016 Are you excited for Christmas? Tag us and win for your Instagram pictures. Outside it's snowing, or is it raining?... Today the university's winter competition starts! Tag us and win for your Instagram pictures. This week's theme is Student Advent.
Tag the picture on Instagram with #hbjul2016 and #högskolaniborås and you've entered the competition. You have one week to
"18.11.2016 14:22:00" sunet.artologik.net Web survey - hb.se Please answer the survey about hb.se/en/student We want to know what you think about the part of the university's website that addresses students, hb.se/en/student. Take a few minutes to answer the survey, please answer by 4 December. //Johanna, communications officer
"18.11.2016 10:45:00" hb.se Winter competition 2016 - University of Borås Winter competition 2016 Are you excited for Christmas? Tag us and win for your Instagram pictures. Outside it's snowing, or is it raining?... Are you excited for Christmas? Tag us and win for your Instagram pictures. On monday the university's winter competition starts!
On the four Mondays running up to Christmas, we will announce a new theme (here on Facebook and on the university's page on
"15.11.2016 11:36:32" hb.se Vlog about life as a student - University of Borås We are looking for students who are interested in vlogging for the university. Do you have experience of vlogging? Do you want to show other people what it is like to study at the University of Borås? Then you might be the one we are looking for! //Johanna, communications officer
"15.11.2016 08:57:40" hb.se Career in Sweden - University of Borås Career in Sweden - Your guide The labour market is constantly changing and when you apply for a job today it is not only a matter of how to write a... Welcome on Thursday to the last career workshop for this year on "Tips and tricks in how to perform well at a job interview"! We will do short interview training in groups and give you guidance on what to expect in a Swedish job interview.
17 November at
"11.11.2016 10:30:00" hb.se Mentor programme - University of Borås The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The mentor programme aims to facilitate the students' adaptation to their new environment here in Borås. Would you like to meet other international students and share your own experiences from being a student at the University? We are now looking for students who are eager to help our new international students adjust to life and studies in Borås.
"09.11.2016 11:30:00" hb.se Students on Instagram - University of Borås Students on Instagram We are looking for students who want to show what it is like to be a student at the University of Borås on our Instagram... We are looking for students who want to show what it is like to be a student at the University of Borås on our Instagram account. Follow the link to sign up! /Anna, communications officer
"08.11.2016 07:35:00" Timeline Photos Today the Student Health Care will be in Vardagsrummet 11:30-13:00, and give you advice about what you can do to stop smoking or using snuff. Take the opportunity and go on your lunch break. //Annie, communications officer
"07.11.2016 13:21:00" Timeline Photos Today is "Kladdkakans dag", the unofficial day of the kladdkaka in Sweden! Kladdkaka, this Swedish favourite, is a sticky chocolate cake and it comes in many different versions. So, why not take a break in what you're doing right now and go for a fika
"04.11.2016 10:41:00" Timeline Photos All Saints' Day will be celebrated in Sweden this Saturday, a day when many candles will be lit across the country's cemeteries. But why is this day celebrated? Viktor Aldrin, religious scholar and new senior lecturer in the Department of Teacher
"03.11.2016 09:06:00" Would you like to greet new students when arriving to Borås? The International Office is now looking for students who would like to be part of the Welcome Service team. The task is to welcome new international students 10-11 January at Landvetter Airport
"31.10.2016 10:33:00" sweden.se Halloween | sweden.se Halloween is a relatively new addition to Sweden's yearly celebrations. With Celtic roots, this tradition is best known for the American-style pumpkin deco Will you be celebrating Halloween today? In Sweden the tradition started in the 1990s and in the link you can read more about the origins of Halloween and how it's celebrated. //Johanna, communications officer
"28.10.2016 13:32:00" Timeline Photos "Spring springs forward, fall falls back!" That's my trick to remember how to adjust the clock when we switch back and forth between standard time and daylight saving time. So just a friendly reminder - adjust the clock back one hour on Sunday, from 03:00
"28.10.2016 09:22:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Bahtyyar Babajanov, exchange student from Turkey. You are here for one semester to study Library and Information Science, what is different compared to your home university?
- Here we visit libraries more often for practical experience, it
"27.10.2016 07:30:00" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Information search – More important than you think! You may have seen on your schedule that you will come to the library for information search. You may think it sounds boring, redundant, or that it is something you already know. – is it reall… Information search with a librarian is something most students have on their schedule at some point during their time at the university. In "Biblioteksbloggen" librarian Sara Hellberg tells us more about why it is so important to attend these lessons.
"25.10.2016 12:34:00" hb.se Work as a social worker – goal after studies at Immigrant Academy Ishtar Aldali left war-torn Syria three years ago and came to Sweden. She had to leave her work as a social worker behind. At Immigrant Academy at the University of Borås, she hopes now to get the opportunity to be able to work in her field again.
"21.10.2016 12:20:00" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Pedro Luz Brancoli and Daniel Palmberg! They shared first prize when scholarships for thesis work integrating sustainable development were awarded during Days of Knowledge. They were awarded 25,000 Swedish crowns each for their thesis
"21.10.2016 09:55:00" hb.se Career in Sweden - University of Borås Career in Sweden - Your guide The labour market is constantly changing and when you apply for a job today it is not only a matter of how to write a... Your CV and cover letter is your way to market yourself and important tools when it comes to applying for a job. Now you have a chance to get feedback on your CV from the Career Service at the university. Bring your resume to the Student Centre on Monday,
"21.10.2016 08:31:23" The application period for Master's programmes starting in autumn 2017 is now open!
//Josefina, Student Administration Officer
"20.10.2016 11:04:47" Our international students shared a piece of culture and traditions with us, as well as a taste of traditional dishes, on today's International fair.
Solveig, communications officer International Fair 20 October 2016 Our international students shared a piece of culture and traditions with us, as well as a taste of traditional dishes, on today's International fair.
Solveig, communications officer
"20.10.2016 09:04:05" Live from the International Fair in Vardagsrummet - welcome between 11:00-13:00!
"19.10.2016 13:05:40" hb.se Live from Days of Knowledge - News - University of Borås Not able to come to this year's Days of Knowledge? Follow the live broadcast here starting at 15:00. Not able to come to this year's Days of Knowledge? Follow the live broadcast that just started. You can, among other things, listen to a lecture from Wikimedia Sverige, the non-profit organisation being awarded the Social Media Prize this year by
"19.10.2016 12:30:00" Tomorrow you can meet the world in Borås and learn more about your possibilities to go abroad during your studies. Students from different parts of the world will present their countries and universities, and let you try their traditional food. Welcome at
"18.10.2016 14:16:00" hb.se Days of Knowledge - University of Borås Welcome to our annual event known as Days of Knowledge – a celebration of education and research at the University of Borås. This... Catarina Midby (Sustainability Manager, H&M), Mariko Takahashi (international guest designer, The Swedish School of Textiles) and Anna Troberg (director, Wikimedia Sverige) are all involved in tomorrow's Days of Knowledge. During the afternoon we will
"17.10.2016 08:50:17" Timeline Photos The flags are raised! This week is International Week at the university and during the week you'll see different flags at Akademiplatsen. Take part of the programme for International Week: http://www.hb.se/en/About-UB/Current/Events/International-Week/
"13.10.2016 12:30:01" Fairtrade coffee break Fairtrade coffee break Students and staff at the university are welcome to a mutual Fairtrade coffee break. Come to Vardagsrummet and have a coffee with us!
The fairtrade coffee break at the university is part of a nationwide celebration. Next week it's time for our annual Fairtrade coffee break. Hope to see you there! //Anna, communications officer
"13.10.2016 07:24:58" hb.se Exam - University of Borås Exam “Exercise of public authority is an expression for/of the power of authority in its relation to citizens. Characteristic for exercise of publ... Do you have an exam coming up? You know you have to register on Ladokportalen no later than 7 days prior to the exam. Follow the link to read more about how you register.
/Anna, communications officer
"12.10.2016 14:53:00" hb.se Workshop - How to lead yourself? - University of Borås Today's world is complex and fast-changing which demands different styles of leadership. Career Services invite students to a workshop on... Welcome to a workshop on how to lead yourself! The Career Services invites students to a workshop on self-leadership. The workshop is held 17 October but you have to register by 14 October. Don't forget to bring a notebook or a smart phone. //Johanna,
"12.10.2016 09:33:00" hb.se Sex and relationships - University of Borås Sex and relationships To have thoughts about one's sexuality or relationship with a partner is not strange or unusual. Sometimes it can be difficul... Worried you might have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)? You are welcome to be tested during Student Health Care's drop-in time, Thursday 20 October. More information in the link. //Johanna, communication officer
"10.10.2016 14:05:00" hb.se International Week - University of Borås On the 17th-21st of October we will highlight what the University of Borås does and can do in a global society. There will be... Next week is International Week here at the university. A week full of activities that range from exhibitions from our international students to exchange possibilities. Maybe a workshop in how to lead yourself could be of interest? Take a look at the
"07.10.2016 11:33:30" Timeline Photos Hello there Rens Wahlen from the Netherlands. You are studying Business here as an exchange student and tonight you will be the DJ at the student pub The Kårner. How come?
- I wanted to continue playing while being abroad. In that way I can show Borås
"07.10.2016 07:16:29" youtube.com Student Vlog - Tugay part 1 Tugay Alyıldız is an exchange student from Turkey studying at the University of Borås. Here is his first vlog where he introduces himself and one of his hobb... Time to welcome Tugay Alyıldız, our new student vlogger. In this first vlog we'll get to know Tugay, who is an exchange student from Turkey. He is 19 years old and hopes to make funny and informative vlogs. //Johanna, communications officer
"06.10.2016 08:42:29" University of Borås's cover photo
"06.10.2016 06:00:00" Reminder: The university's Internet Connection will undergo a major upgrade today and there will therefore be disruptions in both our Internet Connection as well as in our internal network. //Annie, communication officer
"05.10.2016 12:27:40" Hi! It's time again for a student photo session. Tomorrow we will take pictures at campus which we will use when marketing the university. We need students who want to participate in our photo sessions. It doesn't matter which programme or course you
"05.10.2016 09:30:53" Tomorrow the university's Internet Connection and related network equipment will undergo a major upgrade. During the day there will be disruptions in both our Internet Connection as well as in our internal network. Work is scheduled to start at 13:00 and
"05.10.2016 06:00:00" hb.se Days of Knowledge - University of Borås Days of Knowledge Welcome to our annual event known as Days of Knowledge – a celebration of education and research at the University of Borås. This... A panel discussion on sustainable design, a lecture by the winner of Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad's Social Media Prize and scholarship presentation for sustainable development thesis work. These are three elements of the programme for Days of Knowledge.
"04.10.2016 11:00:00" hb.se Career in Sweden - University of Borås Career in Sweden - Your guide The labour market is constantly changing and when you apply for a job today it is not only a matter of how to write a... Do you want to know how to find a job in Sweden? Join the second career session for this semester in order to receive useful tips and listen to the experiences of a former international student who successfully entered the job market. Welcome on Thursday
"04.10.2016 06:53:00" sweden.se Cinnamon buns | sweden.se Swedes have a sweet tooth. Apparently, the average Swede eats cakes and pastry equivalent to 316 cinnamon buns per year – and that's not counting the home- Since 1999 this day, 4 October, in Sweden is dedicated to cinnamon buns. Millions of cinnamon buns will be eaten all over the country today. If you want to bake them yourself, you'll find a recipe here, otherwise - hurry to the bakery to buy some before
"30.09.2016 10:46:49" Timeline Photos Lots of things going on at the university today! Pupils around the age of 12 are visiting as a part of ForskarFredag, the Swedish contribution to the European Researchers' Night. The pupils get to visit our labs at The Swedish School of Textiles, Smart
"28.09.2016 13:00:00" hb.se Search lab - University of Borås Search lab The library organises a search lab. Come visit us for tips and support in information seeking. The Search lab focuses on searching... Tomorrow it's Thursday and every Thursday the library organises a search lab. Come and get tips and support in information seeking. Drop-in between 12:00-15:00 in J441 (floor 4 in the Library).
/Anna, communications officer
"27.09.2016 14:43:00" hb.se An early passion for Sweden led to exchange studies - News - University of Borås Laetitia Herzog of Germany has just started an Erasmus exchange semester to study textile management and has already got into student life. Laetitia Herzog from Germany just started an Erasmus exchange semester here at the university, and so far she is loving the student life. Read more about her first impressions. //Johanna, communications officer
"27.09.2016 08:34:52" Timeline Photos Being a student and to succeed in your studies is often challenging. Come and discuss health and lifestyle questions with the Student Nurse on 6 October, 14:30-16:00 in room N303. Registration is required:
"26.09.2016 11:43:46" learningswedish.se Learning Swedish To mark the celebration of the European Day of Languages, the University of Borås would like to present you with an opportunity to gain basic knowledge of Swedish via a free online course provided by the Swedish Institute (SI).
"26.09.2016 09:40:05" Timeline Photos Today we celebrate the European day of languages. Laetitia-Muriel Herzog, current exchange student, and Madeleine Wollin, student within Business Administration, are talking about their experiences abroad and inspire students to learn languages at Sven
"22.09.2016 12:24:01" globalchangeaward.com Global Change Award What if we could reinvent fashion? We are looking for game changing ideas that can make fashion circular. An innovation challenge by H&M Foundation. What if you could reinvent the fashion industry? Compete in the Global Change Award and you could be one of five winners to share a €1,000,000 grant to develop your innovative idea. //Johanna, communications officer
"21.09.2016 10:30:00" hb.se Recycle sludge for a sustainable environment - News - University of Borås Anita Pettersson wants to create a more sustainable environment by reusing what already exists. Anita Pettersson, researcher at the University of Borås wants to create a more sustainable environment by reusing what already exists. “In my research, I look at the thermal treatment of waste, such as combustion or gasification of material.” Read more
"21.09.2016 06:35:00" hb.se Career in Sweden - University of Borås Career in Sweden - Your guide Are you interested in having a career in Sweden? Today the first open lecture out of four will be held, starting 16:30 in room A315. We will give you an insight how residence permit for job works and a crash course in Swedish labor law. No registration is
"20.09.2016 07:01:00" Så funkar det: Tentamen / Exam: How it works Så funkar det: Tentamen / Exam: How it works [ENGLISH BELOW]
Är du osäker på hur en tenta går till? Vad är det för förberedelser som ska göras, hur går det till på plats och vad händer efteråt? Alla dessa frågor och en hel del till kommer du att få svar på!
Studentkåren erbjuder alla studenter att Wondering about the process of an exam? Tomorrow, Wednesday 21/9, the student union will explain how it works.
//Solveig, communications officer
"17.09.2016 08:10:31" Timeline Photos The University of Borås was represented at the largest conference in Europe for internationalisation of higher education that ended yesterday. We met our partner universities in place to work to increase the quality of our international cooperation and
"16.09.2016 07:02:00" fiberopticvalley.com Boost Innovation™ Fiber Optic Valley sammanför människor med varandra, behov med lösningar, idéer med problem och pengar med innovationer. Are you innovative, interested in fiber optic and do you like competitions? Then have a look at the competition Boost Innovation. Fiber Optic Valley welcomes students and researchers from all over the world to participate. Deadline 30/9.
"15.09.2016 07:46:00" hb.se Abas: Science is a tool to reach sustainability - News - University of Borås Abas Mohsenzadeh started his Master's studies in Resource Recovery in 2008. Today, he continues his quest for a better world as a researcher. Abas Mohsenzadeh, former student at the University of Borås continues his quest for a better world as a researcher at the Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery and a lecturer. Read more about Abas and his research in the interview.
"15.09.2016 07:06:54" Interested in sports? Stay updated here.
//Solveig, communications officer
"14.09.2016 11:22:00" Timeline Photos Finally! Our new hoodies are here and you can buy them at the reception. They have both English and Swedish print! // Elin, communications officer
"09.09.2016 09:04:00" Timeline Photos Tonight is the final party of the introduction at Grand! With your introduction bracelet and ID you will get in for free. Put on your dancing shoes, and we will see you again on Monday! // Elin, communications officer
"09.09.2016 08:02:00" A short movie about the tournament of the association groups, that was a part of the introduction. Enjoy! // Elin, communications officer
"08.09.2016 06:36:00" Timeline Photos Hello there, Wenyan Shan, exchange student from China, who studies Business and IT. How have your first experiences of Borås been?
- When arriving at Landvetter Airport, I was greeted by one of the students from the Welcome Service with a hug. From that
"02.09.2016 12:37:00" studentkareniboras.se Introduction The Introduction The introduction is something that the Studentkåren i Borås (The Student Union) organise in behalf of the University of Borås. It is placed during your first two weeks of the semester and aims to give the opportunity to get to know the At The Kårner, this Monday, the student union's sections arrange the sale of second hand student literature. The sale starts at 12:00 and ends at 13:00, so be on time. You can only pay by using swish. // Elin, communications
"02.09.2016 06:37:00" Long queue in to the dining hall (the red dining hall) near the main entrance at the UB? Then continue furhter in to the next dining hall (the green dining hall).
"01.09.2016 14:12:00" Did you take part in the introduction at the beginning of the week? Here's a short film of the day. Enjoy! //Elin, communications officer
"01.09.2016 11:15:00" Timeline Photos A tip for you who likes to run, and wants to do it in a different way from what you are used to. Tomorrow, Friday, there is an activity called "Color Run". To participate in the race you need to buy a voucher. If you want more information, ask your
"29.08.2016 06:32:17" Timeline Photos Finally it is time to start the semester again. We have missed you and so has Borås. They say hi to all of you on the big signs you see when entering Borås. Welcome all students! //Jennifer, communications officer
"28.08.2016 09:09:00" studentkareniboras.se Introduction The introduction is something that the Studentkåren i Borås (The Student Union) organise in behalf of the University of Borås. It is placed during your first two weeks of the semester and aims to give the opportunity to get to know the… Tomorrow the Introduction for all new students will start 09:00 at the courtyard, behind the Textile Fashion Center. Visit the website of the Student Union for more details.
/Gustav, International Coordinator
"26.08.2016 14:09:05" Timeline Photos Say hello to our new international students of the autumn semester.
/Gustav, International Coordinator
"24.08.2016 07:26:00" hb.se Orientation days - University of Borås The Orientation Days for new students take place before the start of the semester and should be attended by all new international... The Orientation Days for all new students will start tomorrow. We look forward to welcoming you all! /Gustav, International Coordinator
"23.08.2016 11:53:53" Timeline Photos We really look forward to seeing you all on campus again, since it is almost time to kick off the autumn term! Students - see you soon!
// Elin, communicator
"23.08.2016 10:12:00" Studentkåren i Borås The Student Union of Borås invites all new students to the introduction activitites during the first two weeks of the semester. Keep an eye on their news letter "Toabladet" and their facebook page facebook.com/studentkareniboras/ for updated
"22.08.2016 09:24:47" Timeline Photos The University organises a Welcome Service for all new students arriving this week. Sofija Urumovic and Anna Atterfors are two students working for the Welcome Service team and are looking forward to greet all newbies.
/Gustav, International Coordinator
"19.08.2016 12:16:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Andrew Goodman from Switzerland/Canada. You will soon start your second year at the Masters Programme in Textile Management with specialisation in Textile Value Chain Management. What is your advice for the new students?
- First of all, do
"18.08.2016 06:47:02" Important information!
Akademiska hus will be testing the fire alarms at the UB today, August 18, so there might be some fire alarm sounds going off, but it is nothing to be worried about.
/Solveig, communications officer
"15.08.2016 12:08:39" With start from today new students can register for their courses. The registration period is open 15-22 August. New students have received further instructions by e-mail. /Gustav Kibe, International Coordinator
"02.07.2016 15:53:04" Timeline Photos Together for Pride - now we are ready together with Studentkåren i Borås //Jennifer, communications officer
"30.06.2016 08:48:00" vimeo.com Sommartorsdagarna® BORÅS - City of Sommartorsdagarna®. Läs mer på http://www.sommartorsdagarna.se The annual Sommartorsdagarna (Summer Thursdays) at Stora Torget in Borås starts tonight. On this first Thursday the artists Mimi Werner, Robin Bengtsson och Wiktoria will enter the stage at 21:00. Come and enjoy!
/Solveig, communications officer
"29.06.2016 07:01:00" Today Borås City celebrates its 395th anniversary with speeches and the appointment of the city ambassador in Stadsparken at 12:00. Coffee and cake will be served.
/Solveig, communications officer
"27.06.2016 13:54:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 7 Lara's last vlog - she sums up her time in Sweden In her final vlog, this time from a sunny Almenäs, our student Lara sums up her time in Borås and says thank you and goodbye. And we would also like to thank her for all the fine vlogs she has presented to us and wish her all the best in the future!
"20.06.2016 15:35:51" Photos from University of Borås's post Hi! We are going to sell hoodies in our reception at the university the coming autumn. Which one shall we produce? If you were to buy a hood from us, which one would you choose? I look forward to hear from you! //Jennifer, communications officer
"20.06.2016 09:40:00" Do you want to try workout outdoors this summer? Free classes will be held, by Friskis & Svettis, in Stadsparken in Borås on Mondays and Wednesdays at 18:30 (Instructions in Swedish, but easy to follow the movements).
/Solveig, communications officer
"15.06.2016 09:34:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 6 Lara talks about some industries that are connected to her studies and possible job opportunities. Lara is back with a new vlog - enjoy! //Jennifer, communications officer
"13.06.2016 12:26:00" hb.se Brazilian Lara and Ana added new values to their study profiles - News - University of Borås Lara Hastenreiter and Ana Coelho Alvarez from Brazil will return back home many experiences richer after a study exchange year. Lara and Ana from Brazil have just completed a study year at the University of Borås. Now they sum up their experiences.
/Solveig, communications officer
"10.06.2016 09:08:00" hb.se The university supports Borås Pride - News - University of Borås The University of Borås supports Borås Pride and will participate in the parade with the Student Union of Borås. Come join us! Borås Pride is arranged for the first time 30 June-2 July. The University of Borås supports the event and will participate in the parade with the Student Union of Borås. Come join us! For more information, please read the article. //Jennifer,
"03.06.2016 07:09:00" The Vice-Chancellor's summer greeting to the students Summer is here and what can be more suitable than a summer greeting from our Vice-Chancellor Björn? Have a nice weekend! //Jennifer, communications officer
"02.06.2016 07:33:00" Officiell inbjudan: Invigning av Hållbar Students stadsodling "Urban Growing" Officiell inbjudan: Invigning av Hållbar Students stadsodling "Urban Growing" Hållbar Student & Scandic Plaza bjuder in dig till invigningen av vår stadsodling! [English below]
Varmt välkomna att fira och öppna upp "Urban Growing" stadsodling med oss, se tider nedan:
16:00 Drop-in, mingel och fika
16:30 Bandet Welcome to join the celebration of the opening of "Urban Growing" gardening project arranged by “Hållbar student” and Scandic Plaza on Friday 3 June!
/Solveig, communications officer
"02.06.2016 06:49:35" Celebration! The University of Borås invites all of you to a cake party today to celebrate our new rights to award doctoral degrees. Welcome to Vardagsrummet, Sandgärdet at 10:00!
/Ida, communications officer
"01.06.2016 12:28:00" hb.se New rights to award doctoral degrees - News - University of Borås It was announced today that the University of Borås has received rights to award doctoral degrees within the area The Human Perspective in Care. It was announced today that the University of Borås has received rights to award doctoral degrees within the area The Human Perspective in Care. This means that all faculties at the university now have the right to offer doctoral degree
"31.05.2016 05:48:00" hb.se Smoking and Swedish snus - University of Borås Smoking and Swedish snus Smoking and using snus is bad for your health. Quitting smoking or using snus is an effective way to get better sleep,... Good morning! Today is the World No Tobacco Day. If you want to quit smoking the Student Health Care at the university is there for you. //Jennifer, communications officer
"27.05.2016 13:15:00" issuu.com Staden som galleri 2016 Vi vill ge dig nya intryck. Kartan tar dig med bland skulpturer och street art i det offentliga rummet i Borås. Läs mer på http://www.boras.com/stadensomgalleri A new map showing you around sculptures, street arts etc. in Borås will soon be available at the Borås Tourist Center, Textile Fashion Center or the Culture Hall. If you can't wait to explore the city as a gallery, we now give you the chance to a sneak
"27.05.2016 12:30:00" hb.se Textile engineering student acknowledged on Global Swede ceremony Tuser Biswas from Bangladesh, master student in textile engineering, represented the University of Borås at the Global Swede ceremony of 2016 in Stockholm on the 18th of May. – This nomination is a big honor for me. I have so much respect for Sweden and hope I can continue being a great ambassador for Sweden, as well as for the University of Borås.
Tuser Biswas, master student in textile engineering, represented the
"27.05.2016 08:37:00" Yesterday a Goodbye Dinner was held for all our international students. Thank you everyone who participated in the event and made the evening memorable. We hope you have enjoyed your time in Borås and wish you all a safe trip back home. /Gustav Kibe,
"24.05.2016 09:52:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Sabrina Hölder from Germany. You will soon graduate from the 1 year Master programme Textile Management with specialisation Textile Value Chain Management, what are your thoughts for the future?
- I really fell in love with Sweden, its
"20.05.2016 10:04:07" Borås Internationella Skulpturbiennal 2016 Borås Internationella Skulpturbiennal 2016 Välkommen till Borås Internationella Skulpturbiennal 2016!
Årets Skulpturbiennal sker på tre olika platser i staden: Stora torget i stadskärnan, bostadsområdet Norrby och en gammal obebyggd industritomt.
Där visas arton konstverk av konstnärer från Welcome to the Borås Sculpture Biennial 2016 opening cermony!
Today at. 13:00 the Sculpture Biennale opening ceremony will be held at the main square in Borås. Until 18 September you can watch eighteen works of art in three different locations in the
"12.05.2016 08:36:59" After School 12/5 After School 12/5 All students and staff at the University of Borås and their friends are welcome!
We will open the doors 16:00 for our weekly After School! The Kårner is a place where you can relax, hang out with your friends, play games and have something to drink.
Take Welcome to After School with Salsa dance today at The Kårner!
"10.05.2016 14:23:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 5 Lara takes you on a tour around campus and finishes her day at the gym. Lara is back with a new vlog! Lara comes from Brazil and is studying resource recovery here at the university. In this episode she takes you on a tour around campus.
/Jon, communications officer
"09.05.2016 15:30:00" Get to know ESN Borås - BBQ Get to know ESN Borås - BBQ Time to GET TO KNOW ESN BORÅS !
For all of you that did not had the pleasure to meet the superheroes of ESN Borås so far, THIS IS YOUR TIME!
For everyone that already knows us? You are hereby officially invited!
In case you have no idea who and what we The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) invites you to BBQ! Get to know ESN Borås and meet both international and Swedish students. May 10, 18:00 at Sjöbo Lake!
/Jon, communications officer
"09.05.2016 11:02:27" KLIMATVECKAN - The Climate Week 9-13 of May KLIMATVECKAN - The Climate Week 9-13 of May [English below!]
Det har blivit dags för årets coolaste vecka på temat hållbarhet!!! Bjud in alla du känner att delta :D
KLIMATVECKAN arrangeras på campus Borås av Hållbar Student i samarbete med Högskolan i Borås och Restaurang Balder. Målet med CLIMATE WEEK is held on campus this week. It is an initiative of the student group Hållbar Student. For more information, take a look at the Facebook-page. //Jennifer, communications officer
"09.05.2016 06:00:00" KLIMATVECKAN - The Climate Week 9-13 of May KLIMATVECKAN - The Climate Week 9-13 of May [English below!]
Det har blivit dags för årets coolaste vecka på temat hållbarhet!!! Bjud in alla du känner att delta :D
KLIMATVECKAN arrangeras på campus Borås av Hållbar Student i samarbete med Högskolan i Borås och Restaurang Balder. Målet med Welcome to the Climate Week! Between the 9th-13th May the student association Hållbar Student (Sustainable Student) arranges a week to take a step towards saving the globe. Participate in exciting activities on campus and learn about Fairtrade products.
"04.05.2016 13:44:05" Vårmarknad i Borås City Vårmarknad i Borås City Hitta sådant du aldrig sett tidigare. Eller ens trodde fanns. Praktiska saker. Lekfulla. Smakfulla. Trendiga. Bekväma. Galna. Allt. Det är vårmarknad.
Vi ses på stan. No spring without a spring fair! On 6-7 May the main square in the centre of Borås City will be crowded with sales booths and people. Find things you've never seen before, or even thought existed. Practical things. Playful. Tasteful. Trendy. Comfortable.
"04.05.2016 11:08:54" University of Borås's cover photo
"03.05.2016 10:51:41" hb.se Inaugural lectures - University of Borås Welcome to three inaugural lectures with the new professors at the university. After the lectures you're invited to lunch. Read more and register b... At the University of Borås the professorial inauguration and doctoral degree conferment ceremony takes place annually in the beginning of May. In 2016 the celebrations take place Friday 13 May. You are welcome to three lectures with the new professors.
"29.04.2016 11:18:00" Timeline Photos Become a mentor for an international student!
Rikard Petrorius, nursing student from Sweden, and Anna Dobler, exchange student in textile design from Germany, have become good friends thanks to the mentor programme for international students at the
"28.04.2016 07:12:00" Timeline Photos Did you forget your gloves or your favorite jewellery at the university? Then you should visit Lena at the front desk on the main floor of the building Balder and ask for lost items. Right now lost items are also displayed on a table next to the front
"27.04.2016 07:30:02" Borås International Street Market 2016 Borås International Street Market 2016 Geraud Markets Sweden's Award winning outdoor market with food and crafts from over 15 countries. The International Street Market is finally back in Borås! Between April 27:th and May 1:st the main square in Borås will be filled with food from all over the world. Take the opportunity to enjoy delicious dishes and desserts from over 15 different
"25.04.2016 13:03:00" Timeline Photos Do you have sore feet or knees? Do not miss the Foot/knee-day at the Student Health Care (corridor L5), Wednesday 27/4 from 14:00-16:00 PM. There you can get a free examination of your feet and knees by experts on strain injuries. Welcome!
"21.04.2016 08:17:00" hb.se Lluis Martinez - öppen föreläsning - Högskolan i Borås Seminar with Lluis Martinez-Ribez How can Neuroscience shape innovative retail concepts? About methods not to improve but to transform the retail... How can neuroscience shape innovative retail concepts? Welcome to a seminar on 3 May with Lluis Martinez-Ribez, Associate Professor from ESADE Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, who will talk about methods not to improve, but to transform the retail
"19.04.2016 06:14:00" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Hi Svante! In a series of portraits we are going to introduce the staff at the Library to all our readers and customers. Who are the people working at the library? And what are they doing there? Read our port… Take a chance and get to know Svante who works as Library Director. //Jennifer, communcations officer
"18.04.2016 05:58:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 4 Lara has tried skiing and she also tells you about Easter in Sweden. Good morning! Lara is back with a new vlog, enjoy! //Jennifer, communiations officer
"15.04.2016 12:00:00" What is it like to be a student in Sweden and in Europe? This will be a comprehensive investigation to answer for policy makers at both national and EU level to improve the students' conditions.
In the spring the Swedish Council for Higher Education will
"15.04.2016 09:51:00" International Office is now looking for students interested in being a part of the Welcome Service team. The task is to welcome new international students August 22-24 at Landvetter Airport and Borås Central Station. If you are interested, or wish to know
"14.04.2016 13:30:00" Have you forgotten something at the university? Maybe a bike helmet, shoes, clothes or jewelry? These items may now be in the reception in Balder (the university main entrance), where found items generally are handed in. The receptionists happily help
"13.04.2016 11:35:40" Studentkåren i Borås [english below]
Nu släpper vi biljetterna till nästa veckas fotbollsmatch mellan IF Elfsborg och Malmö FF den 18 april klockan 19:00 på Borås Arena. Det enda kravet för att hämta en biljett är att du är medlem i studentkåren. Receptionen är öppen mellan Do you want to see the football game between IF Elfsborg and Malmö FF at the Borås Arena next week? Then check out the Student Union ticket offer below (also in English).
/Solveig, communications officer
"11.04.2016 12:43:00" hb.se Tina Yiwen Ding / China - University of Borås The study exchange in the relaxed city of Borås gave Tina Yiwen Ding relief from pressure as well as a... Meet Tina Yiwen Ding, one of our international students
who did an exchange study year within our International Management and IT programme.
Solveig, communications officer
"08.04.2016 13:17:00" LOVE FOR SALSA LOVE FOR SALSA TIME TO DACNE. DO WHAT YOU LOVE!
And how can we do that better than an entertaining night full of Salsa? Again, Kevin will be on of our Salsa teacher and he will learn us some new smooth moves and he will repeat what we did in the previous salsa's, so On Saturday 9 April The European Student Network, ESN, arranges Salsa night at the Kårner. The first hour there will be an introduction of the basics for beginners.
/Solveig, communications officer
"07.04.2016 06:47:00" studentkareniboras.se For student buddies For student buddies Being a student buddy is an honorable assignment where you welcome all new students to the university. The role involves a lot of responsibility, but it does also include a lot of fun where you have the chance to get to know a lot of Become a student buddy for the autumn 2016!
If you are interested, visit the Student Union webpage to sign up and read more about it.
Do you have any questions? Feel free to contact Josefine Frykmer at email@example.com
"04.04.2016 11:02:00" Do you need to renew your Swedish residence permit in the near future? Tomorrow the International Office will have an open lecture on the extension process according to the rules and regulations of the Swedish Migration Agency. The session will be in room
"01.04.2016 06:29:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Isabelle See-Tho from Australia. You are doing an exchange semester here in Fashion Design, how is it like?
- I love it! The facilities are amazing and so is the whole environment. I felt welcomed from my first day here, my classmates are so
"30.03.2016 06:30:36" hb.se Study programmes - University of Borås Science Without BordersThe Brazilian scholarship program that seeks to strengthen science and technology through international mobility. It is still possible to make a late application to our programmes http://www.hb.se/en/International-student/Program/
The latest updates of the admission process for your account is available here: https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start
"29.03.2016 13:37:09" Party weekend in Copenhagen Party weekend in Copenhagen Weekend trip to Copenhagen; 7th and 8th of May 2016 !
A ONE LAST AWESOME PARTY WEEKEND BEFORE EVERYONE LEAVES HOME FOR SUMMER!
Copenhagen is the coolest kid on the Nordic block and considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, with it The European Student Network, ESN-Borås, arranges a weekend trip to Copenhagen 7th-8th of May 2016, before everybody leaves Borås for the summer break.
/Solveig, communications officer
"25.03.2016 15:59:08" bt.se TV: Dagen efter – därför rasade terassen - Borås Tidning BT:s Anne Engström träffade Glenn Claesson, byggprojektledare på AB Bostäder, under långfredagen. Han berättade om varför marken vid studentbostäderna i Simonsland rasade sent i går kväll. Safe to live in the student apartments at Simonsland
There is no reason for concern. This is the message from AB Bostäder to the residents living in the student apartments at Simonsland, where part of the wall below the terrace collapsed last
"24.03.2016 17:32:01" Timeline Photos
"24.03.2016 13:32:02" After School with waffles After School with waffles This thursday is special since we are having the waffle day on friday and its easter so we thought for all of you that are staying in Borås will we sell waffles for 20kr between 4pm and 6pm!
All students and staff at the University of Borås and their Don't miss After school this afternoon at the Kårner! The Student Union invites you all to come and eat waffles with them. /Solveig, communications officer
"24.03.2016 08:23:00" hb.se An open mind is the key - News - University of Borås Nicholas Felipe Jeworowski Klock from Brazil got at scholarship at the University of Borås. Now he has made friendships for life. Nicholas Felipe Jeworowski Klock from Brazil got at scholarship at the University of Borås. Now he has made friendships for life.
Read the interview!
/Solveig, communications officer
"22.03.2016 09:30:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Manuel Antonitsch, exchange student in Business and IT from Austria. What do you do outside your studies here in Borås?
- I meet my friends for fika and work out by going to the gym or the swimming pool. I also do my best to explore Sweden,
"21.03.2016 10:23:00" Rocka sockorna 20–21 mars
Annorlunda är bra!
Annorlunda är roligt!
Dra på dig olika sockor för att visa att du tycker att människor som är annorlunda gör världen bättre. Come along and rock the socks!
Today is a very good day to wear odd socks to mark the International Down Syndrome Day.
The date, March 21, was chosen because it is unique for Down syndrome with three chromosome 21. Chromosomes look like small crosses and
"21.03.2016 07:32:00" Are you facing a job hunting process as the graduation is getting closer? Take the opportunity to take part in today’s open lecture on how to improve your CV and perform well at a job interview. The workshop takes place in room A315 16:30-18:00. No
"17.03.2016 14:25:00" earthhour.org Welcome to Earth Hour As the world stands at a climate crossroads, it is powerful yet humbling to think that our actions today will decide what tomorrow will look like for generations to come. This Earth Hour, switch on your social power to shine a light on climate action. It is time for Earth Hour this Saturday. Do you want to join? In that case turn off all your lights between 20:30 – 21:30 Pm. Why not eat a candlelit dinner, or play board games with your friends? /Josefine, communications officer
"16.03.2016 10:47:00" ESN Sea Battle Spring 2016 - ESN Borås ESN Sea Battle Spring 2016 - ESN Borås In April it is time, again or for the first time, to gather at ESN Sea Battle!! On this edition, we will celebrate that winter is over and lighter days are ahead of us!
You have heard the rumours, you have danced the dance, now it is time to experience It is time for the ESN sea battle again this April. ESN sea battle is an event that takes place on a ferry between Stockholm, Sweden and Tallin, Estonia with students from 5 ESN countries. During these days you will partake in a lot of activities and
"15.03.2016 12:45:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 3 Lara gives you a tour through the university library and parts of the campus. In this vlog from Lara she’ll show you the student life while studying for exams. /Josefine, communications officer
"10.03.2016 09:28:16" Today's workshop on how to improce your CV is unfortunately cancelled due to illness. Instead a summary will be included in the workshop taking place 21 March.
/Gustav Kibe, international coordinator
"10.03.2016 08:15:01" Are you facing a job hunting process as your graduation is getting closer? Take the opportunity to create a unique and attractive resume so that you become the employer's first choice. An open lecture on how to improve you CV takes place today 16:30-18:00
"09.03.2016 15:20:00" Borås city aims to become the “this Year’s Student City” in Sweden.
A project has been launched to work for the common goals of Borås City, the business community, the students and the University of Borås. Lisa Statham is the project manager and city
"04.03.2016 11:32:00" hb.se Borås was her first choice - News - University of Borås Instead of the US, UK, Spain or Australia, Robin Temmink chose the Swedish School of Textiles. Instead of the US, UK, Spain or Australia, Robin Temmink chose Borås in Sweden. As a student in the master programme in Textile Engineering it didn’t take long before she found her way at the Swedish School of Textiles. /Josefine, Communications officer
"03.03.2016 06:45:01" Today the staircase in the Balder entrance will be shut down due to maintenance. /Ida, Communications officer
"26.02.2016 13:53:33" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 2 Lara talks about Swedish traditions. Lara is back and gives you a tour through our Swedish traditions! Enjoy! //Jennifer, communications officer
"26.02.2016 12:21:00" hb.se Pauline Verdelle/France - University of Borås “The time flies by so fast” Don’t hesitate. Just apply. That’s Pauline Verdelle’s best advice to those who feel a bit unsure about the idea to stud... Pauline from France is a student at our university. Take some time and read the interesting article about her time here. Have a nice weekend! //Jennifer, communications officer
"24.02.2016 09:42:19" Are you interested in finding a job in Sweden, but do not know where to start? An open lecture on how to find a job will take place today in room A315 16:30-18.00, no registration is required. Welcome!
/Gustav Kibe, international coordinator
"23.02.2016 08:28:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Maricel Gil Castro from Spain. You are here as an exchange student in Textile Engineering, how come that you decided to study at the University of Borås?
- My teachers back home have mentioned your university and I understood it has a good
"19.02.2016 08:00:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Lara part 1 Lara travels around Europe during the winter holidays. Lara Hastenreiter, exchange student from Brasil, invites us to her student life in this vlog. Lara is studying resource recovery. In between the studies she has found time to look around Europe.
"17.02.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Do you have a bike left behind somewhere in the centre of Borås? Then you should consider collecting it as soon as possible. In February Borås city will remove “vehicle wrecks” immediately, and other bikes that are not collected within 14 days will be
"16.02.2016 11:31:00" Hi. I hope you haven’t missed that the ice arena is open for the general public every day during the winter sports holiday. Monday-Friday: 10:00-14:00, Saturday: 13:00-15:00 and Sunday between 13:00-15:00 and 19:00-21:00. If you don’t have your own
"12.02.2016 10:05:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Mahta Alijani, studying Master’s in Informatics. What is it like, moving from Iran to Sweden?
- I thought Borås would be a small city, but I find it very active with lot of things to do. It is easy to get to know other students and organ
"11.02.2016 09:21:00" hb.se Register on courses and activities - University of Borås 23 February a course in academic writing will be held. If you want to attend, all you need to do is register. The last day of registration is tomorrow, 12 February.
/Josefine, Communications officer
"10.02.2016 10:48:00" hb.se Event - University of Borås Event Are you looking for a career in Sweden? If you are you can attend an open lecture today at 16:30 – 18:00 in A315. In this first lecture you will learn about how residence permit for job works and a crash course in Swedish labour law.
"09.02.2016 09:17:00" sweden.se The semla – more than just a bun - sweden.se Winter-time visitors to Sweden may be shocked to see what’s on offer in the Swedish bakeries. Pick any bakery or café, and more likely than not the window Good morning. Today is a special day in Sweden! It is Fat Tuesday, the day of the Semla! A Semla is a traditional Swedish pastry made from a wheat bun, filled with almond paste and whipped cream. If you never have tried it before, don't miss out on
"05.02.2016 09:32:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Cécile Ollivier from France, doing an exchange semester here in Business. What are your first thoughts on the cultural differences between Sweden and France?
- I am surprised how early people have dinner here. In France you do usually no
"03.02.2016 11:00:00" Högskolan i Borås studentidrottsförening - HBSIF Studentidrottsförening som just nu bedriver fotboll, innebandy och rodd.
Vill du engagera dig eller är en framtida sponsor? Maila firstname.lastname@example.org Do not miss out on the sport nights 21:00-22:30 with HBSIF at Boråshallen.
/Josefine, communications officer
"29.01.2016 16:00:00" The final date for the election of the Student Union in Boras 2016/2017 is this weekend. Until January 31 members can nominate candidates to represent the students. See the Student Union's website or contact the Nomination Committee via valberedening
"28.01.2016 16:10:03" SALSA NIGHT SALSA NIGHT IT'S TIME FOR OUR MOST BIGGEST DANCE EVENT! LEARN SOME LOVELY AND SEXY MOVES.
It's dancing time... and how can we do that better than an entertaining night full of Salsa? If you always wanted to dance salsa, this night will be THE night. Kevin will Chilly weather? Why not warm up with some dance at the Kårner tonight, Friday, at 20:00. It is the European Student Network, ESN, (our international students and the student union) that invites to Salsa Night. The evening starts with an introduction
"28.01.2016 15:24:49" Thank you all students and exhibitors for a fantastic STARK-dag 2016.
//Suss, webmaster STARK-dagen 2016 Thank you all students and exhibitors for a fantastic STARK-dag 2016.
"28.01.2016 06:57:08" Good morning! Don't miss our career fair, STARK-dagen. Today you can meet over 90 companies between 10-16 in Balder and Sandgärdet.Welcome! //Jennifer, communications officer
"27.01.2016 09:40:12" Timeline Photos The University has a mentor programme where new international students get an enrolled student as a mentor. The purpose of the programme is to help the new students to get settled. It is also an opportunity to learn about each other's cultures. Yeste
"21.01.2016 09:53:18" Missed the application deadline?
You can submit a late application for Autumn 2016 entry.
Josefina Filipsson/ Student Administration Officer
"18.01.2016 12:46:19" studentkareniboras.se Introduction The introduction is something that the Studentkåren i Borås (The Student Union) organise in behalf of the University of Borås. It is placed during your first week of the semester and aims to give the opportunity to get to know the… During the first week of the semester, the Student Union is organising an introduction week for all new students. You can find the schedule on their website. Remember that you must wear your introduction bracelet to take part in the activities. /Gust
"18.01.2016 11:10:00" Spring term starts today. Nice to see you on campus! //Jennifer, communications officer
"18.01.2016 06:59:46" Photos from University of Borås's post Good morning! A sprinkler has broken and one entrance at Allegatan 1 is closed. You can use the entrance on the corner. // Jennifer, communications officer
"15.01.2016 14:17:21" Timeline Photos It's a sunny but crisp afternoon today at aproxomately -10°C.
This means that our international students could use an extra warm welcome.
"15.01.2016 14:10:23" University of Borås's cover photo panoramic view of the university campus.
"15.01.2016 13:44:00" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Hi Martin Borg! In a series of portraits we are going to introduce the staff at the Library to all our readers and customers. Who are the people working at the library? And what are they doing there? Read our port… If you have a few minutes, I suggest you read about Martin in "Biblioteksbloggen". He works at the university library. And have a nice weekend! //Jennifer, communications officer
"13.01.2016 13:46:30" Timeline Photos The University provides a Welcome Service for all new students arriving to Borås this week. Zhihao Li, Business Administration, and Sofie Di Bartolomeo, Textile Design, are two students working for the Welcome Service team, stationed at the Central S
"12.01.2016 10:00:00" hb.se Orientation days - University of Borås Orientation Days The Orientation Days for new students takes place before the start of the semester and should be attended by all new international... On Thursday our new international students arrive and it's time for Orientation days. We look forward to seeing all of you on campus! //Jennifer, communications officer
"22.12.2015 15:15:02" Timeline Photos The year is coming to an end and we want to wish you all a merry christmas and a happy new year. May the holidays bring you both joyful and relaxing moments.
If you're planning to stop by the university, remember that the opening hours may differ d
"21.12.2015 08:47:58" Studentkåren i Borås [English below]
Nominera en student som har haft ett starkt engagemang för att förbättra utbildningen inom högskolan!
Stiftelsen Längmanska kulturfonden delar årligen ut ett stipendie på 50 000 kronor till en student i Sverige som har utmärkt sig Nominate a student who has had a strong commitment to improve the education at the university! Give your suggestion to the Student Union so they can submit a nomination of a student who will have the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship of 50 000
"18.12.2015 10:20:00" youtube.com Merry Christmas and Happy New Year This weekend it’s the fourth Sunday of Advent, and Vice-Chancellor Björn Brorström wants to take the opportunity to send you all a holiday greeting. Thank you Björn, and merry christmas to you too!
Since we’ll be here on Facebook a few more days be
"17.12.2015 10:26:42" Yesterday a Goodbye Dinner took place for our international students as many are going home after this semester. Thanks to everyone who made the event memorable! I hope you have enjoyed your stay in Borås and wish you all a safe trip back home.
"16.12.2015 15:00:01" Every day until 20 December you can donate christmas gifts to refugee children and young people in Borås. Shoes, socks, warm hats, games and deodorants are some examples of things that are needed. Give someone a helping hand this Christmas!
"16.12.2015 13:32:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Michèl Ha, exchange student from Germany studying Business. What is your experience of the student life in Borås?
- The introduction organised by the Student Union was a good start with plenty of activities happening every day. I have
"16.12.2015 10:30:01" hb.se The Educational Prize - University of Borås The Educational Prize Who do you think are the university’s best educators? Take the opportunity to nominate the course in which you think the... Who are the university’s best educators? Take the opportunity to nominate the course in which you think the educators have earned the university’s Educational Prize for 2015.
We need your nomination of a group of educators no later than 22 January 2
"15.12.2015 15:04:01" We’re happy to announce that the Borås Student Union will continue to be the student union at the university until 2019. That decision was made by the governing board at the University of Borås last week. Congratulations!
/Ida, communications officer
"15.12.2015 09:51:34" Musikhjälpen - Studentkåren i Borås 2015 Musikhjälpen - Studentkåren i Borås 2015 [English below]
En hel mysvecka har vi framför oss i mörka december. En vecka som kommer innebära mys med nära&kära i skolan. Det som dock är viktigast med denna vecka är att uppmärksamma och hjälpa de som inte har det lika bra som vi i Sverig The Student Union supports Musikhjälpen, an annual broadcast with the goal to create awareness about and raise money for a humanitarian cause. This year the theme is “No one should have to escape the climate”. Follow this event and keep up to date w
"14.12.2015 14:29:21" youtube.com Student Vlog - Yihong part 3 Join Yihong when she makes dumplings together with her friends. New episode of the Student vlog. Enjoy! //Jennifer, communications officer
"14.12.2015 07:30:01" Did you miss this weekend's Lucia celebrations? Today at 12:00 you get another chance when The Student Choir and Borås Lucia sings together in the Balder entrance. Welcome!
/Ida, communications officer
"11.12.2015 10:40:01" youtube.com Swedish Lucia for Dummies Lucia Day – a feast of candlelit processions, saffron buns, mulled wine and talking animals. Here's how to make the most of it. On Sunday, 13 December, we celebrate Lucia in Sweden. This is an old tradition with candlelit Lucia processions in homes, schools, stores etc all over the country. Check out the movie "Swedish Lucia for Dummies" to learn everything about this popular
"08.12.2015 13:02:50" Timeline Photos Hello there Kristina Dimo from Greece, studying Librarianship and Information. Your exchange semester will now soon come to an end, what have you learned during your stay here?
- I have become much more independent as I came here by myself. Meeting
"04.12.2015 12:10:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Yihong part 2 Come and take part of an ethanol experiment. And join Yihong when she visits the big tank in Borås. Yihang is back! Watch her and her friend doing an ethanol experiment in the university lab. Also, she takes a trip to "Ackumulatortanken" in Borås. Have a nice weekend! Jennifer, communications officer.
"01.12.2015 07:34:00" youtube.com Student Vlog - Yihong part 1 "The best about Sweden is forests". Meet Yihong Jin from China who studies Resource Recovery in Borås. She will vlog about her time in Sweden. Good news! Now there's an international student vlog for everybody who is interested in taking part of what it is like being an international student in Borås. //Jennifer, communications officer
"30.11.2015 10:00:00" Tomorrow the University of Borås will acknowledge World Aids Day. You’ll get the chance to meet the Student Health Care as well as representatives from other organisations in the entrance of Balder and in Vardagsrummet, Sandgärdet.
Time: 11:00 - 13:0
"26.11.2015 13:41:29" hb.se Master programmes for autumn 2016 are open for application –welcome to apply!
Find your master´s programme here:
Josefina Filipsson/ Student Administration Officer
"26.11.2015 09:54:00" Timeline Photos Hello there Rosalinda from the Netherlands! You are now on your second year here as a Master student within Textile Engineering. What is your advice to other students who would like to do their Master's here?
- Be prepared to remember what you lear
"24.11.2015 15:16:00" Timeline Photos Yesterday the university and the Borås Student Union organized Shout Out Loud Café for the second time this autumn. The café is an opportunity for students to meet and mingle and at the same time practice their English language skills.
Hi Yagwe Shwa
"20.11.2015 14:00:01" boras.com Light Ignition Walk - We light up Christmas Have a nice weekend everyone! If you don’t have any plans for this weekend, why not head out and join the walk around city tomorrow to see the Christmas lights being lit up. It starts at 16:00 in Stadsparken by the fountain and ends at Stora Torget b
"19.11.2015 12:04:01" Timeline Photos Hello there Ayca Arat, exchange student within Resource Recovery. Coming from Turkey, what do you think is the biggest difference studying in Sweden?
- I think the teaching style here is very good with more concentration on understanding, instead o
"18.11.2015 10:31:00" youtube.com Vad är STARK-dagen? "What is STARK-dagen?" That's the question the student Gabriella asks herself in this first episode in a series of films about STARK-dagen. "STARK" translates to "strong" in English, but is that what it's really about? Take a look at the film and fin
"17.11.2015 09:50:00" Today the members of Hållbar Student (Sustainable Students) serve free coffee or tea to students who stop by their table in Vardagsrummet (outside the library) between 11-14. The only thing is that you have to bring your own cup or thermos!
"16.11.2015 13:38:16" Shout Out Loud Café Shout Out Loud Café Det är dags för terminens andra Shout Out Loud Café!
Vill du träffa studenter från hela världen där fokus är att interagera genom det engelska språket? Då är du varmt välkommen att komma och hänga på våra Shout Out Loud caféer! Ta tillfället i akt a Next week it's time for the second Shout Out Loud Café! Welcome to meet students with different nationalities and backgrounds over a cup of coffee or tea. //Johanna, communications officer
"16.11.2015 07:37:35" Today, Monday 16 November, at 12:00, the University of Borås will join in the minute’s silence the EU have called for in honour of the victims of the Paris terror attacks.
You are welcome to "Vardagsrummet" (outside the library) at 11:55, where Vic
"13.11.2015 10:55:00" Timeline Photos How about a sandwich with liver paté, shrimp, ham, salmon, cheese and mayonnaise - all at once? Sounds good? The Swedish smörgåstårta ("sandwich cake") is a traditional Swedish dish that you either love or hate.
Today is the unofficial "Smörgåstårta
"13.11.2015 08:30:00" hb.se Downtime and closed library November 13 to 15 - News - University of Borås November 13 to 15, work is underway with the network. Therefore the library closes at 16:00 on Friday and is closed on Saturday and Sunday. This weekend, 13 to 15 November, you will not be able to use the network at the university. This will also effect all systems, for example PingPong. And the library closes at 16:00 instead of 18:00 today and is closed on Saturday and Sunday. /Ida, co
"10.11.2015 14:00:01" Did you know that the Service Desk for Campus and IT Services has moved from floor 7 to the Student Reception on floor B3? Here you can get IT support regarding for example networks, maintenance and security. /Ida, communications officer
"10.11.2015 09:52:00" We're looking for students who want to participate in a photo shoot for the university on Thursday. If you're interested or want more information, please send an e-mail to email@example.com //Johanna, communications officer
"09.11.2015 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Hello there Ka Chun Li from Hong Kong! You are doing an exchange semester here within Textile Management, why did you choose the University of Borås?
- I have been living in Hong Kong for many years and I wanted to experience a small town. I also u
"06.11.2015 14:02:00" Timeline Photos If you've been in Sweden for a while I’m sure you’ve tasted a kladdkaka – one of the most famous cakes in Sweden. It’s a really sticky chocolate cake, and most of the Swedes have their own favourite version of it.
Not tried it yet? Then take the ch
"05.11.2015 14:45:00" hb.se Magazine 1866 - University of Borås Magazine 1866 1866 is the universitys magazine with focus on research. We hope we can awake your interest and surprise you, there are a lot going o... The University of Borås has a research magazine called 1866. The magazine is in Swedish but you can read the articles in English on our website. For example there's a long interview with Clemens Thornquist, professor in fashion design, in the latest
"03.11.2015 15:49:38" hb.se Nelly Khmilkovska / UK and Ukraine - University of Borås Nelly Started a New Career with a Degree in Resource Recovery Nelly Khmilkovska found her way to Sweden for studies at the Master Programme in... Nelly Khmilkovska, from UK and Ukraine, found her way to Sweden for studies at the Master Programme in Resource Recovery. Today she uses her knowledge as a consultant safety engineer for a Swedish company. Read more about her experience of studying a
"02.11.2015 14:07:01" Timeline Photos The new staircase in the university entrance is now opened! Helny, president of the Borås Student Union, won the Slinky-contest against vice chancellor Björn and got to cut the ribbon. /Ida, communications officer
"29.10.2015 16:10:00" sweden.se All Saints’ Day All Saints' Day is a day of dignity and reflection. The custom of lighting candles on family graves is still widely practised, and anyone passing a cemetery in Sweden this weekend is met by some This weekend the cemetaries in Sweden will be lit up by candles since it's All Saints' Day on Saturday. Have a nice weekend. /Ida, communications officer
"29.10.2015 11:00:01" youtube.com Opening ceremony 2 November! Don't miss the opening ceremony for the new staircase on Monday. You'll find all the information you need in the movie. I hope I'll see you there!
After the opening ceremony you're welcome to take a walk up the stairs and meet the different student
"28.10.2015 15:00:01" hb.se The University's Student Sports Association welcomes new members - News - University of Borås The University of Borås Student Sports Association (HBSIF) is an active student association, and welcomes new members this autumn. Too much studying and not enough exercise? Why not take a break from your studies with some floorball or rowing? The University of Borås Student Sports Association (HBSIF) is an active student association, and welcomes new members this autumn.
"28.10.2015 10:45:01" Timeline Photos Have you seen the wall hanging with Instagram photos in the entrance of Balder? Are you in any of the photos? Go and take a look! We have placed a big wall hanging next to the front desk - where you can find some of the Instagram photos from the intr
"27.10.2015 15:30:01" Timeline Photos Would you like to meet other international students, share your own student experiences and make new friends? We are now looking for students who are eager to help our new international
students adjust to life and studies in Borås.
Sign up to be a
"27.10.2015 13:35:01" Show compassion - don't wear perfume! A lot of people are oversensitive to perfume fragrances. This week the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association want to raise awareness of the problems perfume can cause some people. They have therefor started the
"23.10.2015 13:00:00" Have a nice weekend everyone! And don't forget to set the clock back one hour on Sunday. Really nice to get some more sleep!
/Ida, communications officer
"22.10.2015 11:00:00" TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK-DAY! WHAT DO YOU THINK - IS CAPS LOCK A GOOD OR BAD IDEA?
/IDA, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
"22.10.2015 08:05:00" hb.se Erasmus traineeships - University of Borås Erasmus traineeships As a student registered at the University of Borås you can apply for an Erasmus traineeship grant and conduct a traineeship... Interested in a traineeship abroad?
Apply for an Erasmus traineeship grant where you can receive a scholarship of about 500€ a month for a traineeship at a company or organisation in Europe. You must arrange the placement yourself and the traineeship
"20.10.2015 06:45:01" Timeline Photos This coming weekend is your last chance to join one of the guided tours of No Limit Borås. But don't worry, if you don't have the time to participate you can always download a map and walk around with a friend (or start by just talking a walk around
"16.10.2015 12:00:00" nobelweekdialogue.org Nobel Week Dialogue Nobel Week Dialogue 2015 - The Future of Intelligence Do you want to experience a day of stimulating discussions at the highest level together with Nobel Laureates? Nobel Week Dialogue is a free full day event and part of the official Nobel Week programme. It is held in Gothenburg 9 December and this ye
"16.10.2015 06:30:01" hb.se Support for Students - University of Borås Come and meet the staff working with support for students. The following student support services will be represented: Career Services Internationa... Don't miss this chance to see the different kinds of support services for students here at the university. On Monday they will be gathered in Vardagsrummet so you can meet and discuss what kind of support you're entitled to as a student.
"15.10.2015 10:49:38" Mobile Uploads The Fairtade Coffe Break is happening right now in Sandgärdet! Come and have a cookie and a cup of coffee. /Ida, Communications Officer
"15.10.2015 07:30:00" Timeline Photos As part of a nation wide celebration the University of Borås invites all students and staff to a Fair Trade Coffee Break today. Throughout Sweden there will be around 650 000 people having coffee at the same time! Welcome to Vardagsrummet (outside th
"13.10.2015 06:58:52" Right now it's not possible to call us at the university! For urgent matters you can reach the switchboard at +46 (0)701-81 55 36. //Johanna, communications officer
"13.10.2015 06:32:03" Timeline Photos Would you like to meet students from all over the world and improve your English language skills at the same time? Come to the Shout Out Loud Café and have a coffee or tea! Welcome to The Kårner on Monday 19 October between 16:30-18:30. //Johanna, co
"06.10.2015 08:05:00" hb.se Library Search Lab - University of Borås Welcome to the Library Search Lab! Come visit us for tips and support in information seeking. Do you need help with information seeking, database selection, writing references and more? Welcome to the Library Search Lab on Thursdays 15:00-16:30 in J418, to get tips and support from a librarian! //Johanna, communications officer
"30.09.2015 09:12:57" hb.se Health - University of Borås Health Drop-in clinic to nurse The nurse can give you advice on health-related questions, perform simple check-ups or health care treatments. If yo... Optimize yourself and your studies! The Student Health Care welcomes you to a workshop 6 October about health and lifestyle and how to give yourself the best possible conditions to feel well and cope with both your studies and your spare time. Last d
"28.09.2015 06:35:01" hb.se Career in Sweden - University of Borås Career in Sweden The labour market is constantly changing and when you apply for a job today it is only a matter of how to write a good job... Even if it’s early in the semester, it’s never to late to start thinking about your future! During the autumn you will be given the opportunity to participate in a series of open lectures where the focus will be on job and career in Sweden.
"25.09.2015 06:25:01" youtube.com DALeast mural for No Limit Borås "Measure The Immeasurableness” - DALeast made this gigantic mural at the University of Borås during No Limit Street Art Borås, Sweden 2015. Good morning! Now you can see how the mural ”Measure The Immeasurableness” made by DALeast came to life at the University earlier this month. //Johanna, communications officer
"24.09.2015 06:03:01" hb.se Language and Speech Support - University of Borås Language and Speech Support The Language Lab Are you uncertain about what level of language is required when studying at university? Do you want to... How do you deal with paraphrasing and quotes? This and much more you'll learn at the workshop on "Academic Writing - Giving "Cred", Tuesday October 6. Last day of registration is on Monday 28 September, so hurry up and register! Here's all the info y
"22.09.2015 08:35:00" hb.se Manuela Wagner / Germany - University of Borås Great Potential in Resource Recovery for Manuela Manuela Wagner always wanted to do something connected to the nature and the environment. Her... “I did an Erasmus semester in Luleå and fell in love with Sweden as a country. Why it came to be studies in Borås is because this particular master programme is only offered here.”
Manuela Wagner from Germany is studying the master programme in Reso
"17.09.2015 07:15:00" blogs.studyinsweden.se Guide in Borås – To See, To Shop, To Eat and To Do! Hello and welcome all new students to the University of Borås. Borås may not be too far off from buzzing Gothenburg but there are lots of activities going on both in the university and in town which A brief guide to Borås signed by Angelina, a Singaporean student studying textile and fashion management here at the University. She is a digital ambassador for Study in Sweden and writes about what it's like to be a student here. //Johanna, communic
"15.09.2015 11:26:01" hb.se Are you our new cover photographer? - University of Borås Are you our new cover photographer? Don´t miss our Instagram competition. If you take the best photo, it will end up on the cover of our catalogue ... Only 6 days left! Take a picture that shows what it is like to be a student at the University of Borås, post it on Instagram with the hashtag #omslag2016 and you are in the competition! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"14.09.2015 08:15:24" International Dinner! International Dinner! Hej!
On the 20th of September will happen one of our favorite ESN-Borås events. The traditional international dinner!
The concept is simple: bring a typical dish from your country and then feel free to enjoy the buffet with food from all over the w Do you want to meet fellow students and eat food from many different countries? Come to the International Dinner on 20 September. Bring a typical dish from your country and then feel free to enjoy the buffet with food from all over the world! /Ida, C
"13.09.2015 19:23:40" University of Borås's cover photo
"08.09.2015 06:00:53" Hi! We're looking for students who want to participate in photo shoot on Sep 16 or Sep 23. Please send me an e-mail for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
//Jennifer, Communications Officer
"04.09.2015 07:46:04" Timeline Photos It is a stunning piece of art!
The idea is that the painting will be completed this weekend and No Limit has a ton of fun stuff planned for you. You can, for example, try out catapult painting, watch the breakdance show or take one of the free guide
"04.09.2015 06:00:00" Today you can buy used textbooks at 12-1 pm. The sale will take place by the stairs of the Student Unions office in Sandgärdet outside the library. You can pay with cash or Swish, a mobile payment solution. /Anna, Communications Officer
"03.09.2015 10:24:11" Timeline Photos Tonight is the official inauguration for No Limit and the guided tours starts tomorrow. Find out more about the artists and read the whole program on nolimitboras.com #nolimitboras
"02.09.2015 11:15:01" instagram.com Textilhögskolan on Instagram: “Idag är det den årliga kreativa workshopen på #Textilhögskolan.... “Idag är det den årliga kreativa workshopen på #Textilhögskolan. Det är en del av introduktionen för de 300 nya studenterna på skolan som i grupper under…” Today we host the yearly creative workshop at the Swedish School of Textiles. The workshop is part of the introduction for all of the schools' 300 new students.
The students will work in groups to create something on the theme "A stitch to wear", wh
"02.09.2015 09:27:00" Don't miss the sales of used textbooks on Friday at 12-1 pm. The sale will take place by the stairs of the Student Unions office in Sandgärdet outside the library. You can pay with cash or Swish, a mobile payment solution. /Anna, Communications Offic
"02.09.2015 08:24:41" Timeline Photos Here are some of the student buddies that makes sure all new students feel welcome at the university. As a thank you for the fantastic work the Student Health Care offers "breakfast for weary student buddies", although these particular students were
"02.09.2015 06:01:19" Mobile Uploads Progress report on the fantastic mural at the wall of the library. The mural is a part of No Limit and the artist is DALeast. #nolimitboras
"01.09.2015 12:30:04" Tonight the exhibition "Nothing to wear/To make clothes that matter" opens. It starts at 5.30 pm at Textilmuseet. Welcome! /Anna, Communications Officer
"01.09.2015 11:50:01" New students all over the university! Here we have some of the new students at the master's programmes in textile management on a tour of the Knitting Lab at the Swedish School of Textiles.
//Jennie, Communications Officer
"01.09.2015 08:03:41" This is what the library wall looks like right now. Watch the progress during the week #nolimitboras
"01.09.2015 05:35:01" As you probably already have noticed, we're building a new stairway leading up to the Student reception and the student lounge. It's going to be really nice! More info: hb.se/en/Current-Student/My-studies/News-and-events/News/News/?NewsId=101054
"31.08.2015 11:10:00" Our international students got a bit of a head start last week. This Monday is the start of the semester for all our Swedish students. Welcome!
"31.08.2015 07:34:32" Did you know that the university wall is part of No Limit? DALeast is the artist who just started decorating the wall.
"28.08.2015 14:01:04" I got to meet our international students for a photo. Give them all a great, warm welcome!
"28.08.2015 06:45:01" hb.se Are you our new cover photographer? - University of Borås Are you our new cover photographer? Don´t miss our Instagram competition. If you take the best photo, it will end up on the cover of our catalogue ... Would you like your photo on the cover of our catalogue of programmes? Our competition starts this Monday! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"27.08.2015 05:24:21" globalchangeaward.com Global Change Award An innovation challenge by H&M Conscious Foundation. Bold ideas. Make change. #gca2015 Have you got an idea on how to make textiles and fashion more sustainable? Submit your early stage idea for a chance o take part of the Global Change Award.
//Jennifer, Communcations Officer
"26.08.2015 06:48:00" esnboras.org IKEA Trip 29/08 | ESN Borås Do you need furniture for your new apartment or do you just fancy a trip to IKEA? There's a trip for international students on Saturday. Don't miss it! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"25.08.2015 13:00:02" hb.se Högskolans vägg blir del av street art festivalen No Limit - Nyheter - Högskolan i Borås Högskolans biblioteks vägg blir en del av street art festivalen No Limit. Konstnären DALeast kommer att pryda väggen med ett maffigt konstverk. The wall of University of Borås will be decorated with beautiful art by DALeast. You can se some of his previous art on our website. /Anna, Communications Officer
"25.08.2015 07:44:01" esnboras.org Sittning(seating)28/08 | ESN Borås On Friday it's "Sittning" at The Kårner. Don't miss the opportunity to have a nice evening with Swedish food and Astrid Lindgren characters. //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"24.08.2015 10:35:15" No Limit Borås Good morning! Another wall release - this might just be one of the largest walls. Who could do some magic stuff here? #nolimitboras Yay! One of the university's walls participates in this year's street art festival No Limit. Tomorrow we'll find out which artist who will decorate this wall. /Anna, Communications Officer
"24.08.2015 08:30:00" hb.se Introduction and Registration - University of Borås Introduction and Registration The introduction for new students takes place before the start of the semester and should be attended by all new... We hope you had a great summer and are getting ready to start the semester! You can find the programme for the introduction days on our website. /Anna, Communications Officer
"20.08.2015 09:15:00" A lot of preparations on campus right now. See you soon! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"18.08.2015 12:00:01" The campus is so empty without you. We look forward to welcome all our new international students next week!
//Rebecca, Communications Officer
"13.08.2015 14:28:39" System downtime!
During Sunday the 16th of August with start 09:30 a necessary maintenance will be performed on our infrastructure.
This will cause downtimes on all systems. And it will not be possible to log on to computers, pingpong, ladok and so
"06.08.2015 07:59:16" hb.se Welcome service - University of Borås Science Without BordersThe Brazilian scholarship program that seeks to strengthen science and technology through international mobility. We make sure you don´t get lost! Are you a new student arriving from far away? On 24-26 August 2015 there will be student budddies present at Landvetter Airport and the Central Station/Resecentrum in Borås to welcome you. /Jennie, Communications Offi
"04.08.2015 09:00:00" hb.se Student Podcast - University of Borås Suddenly you’re not at home anymore – you’re in Sweden. How do you make the most out of your time here? In this episode you’ll meet two exchange students who are experiencing Borås and Sweden for the very first time: Osvaldo from Brazil and Tina from Are you a new student at the University of Borås this fall? A tip is to listen to our podcast episode about how to make the most out of your time here. Don´t worry, you will have a great experience!
Looking forward to have you here! //Rebecca, Commu
"31.07.2015 08:32:46" boras.se Hitta bostad i Borås - Borås AB Bostäder i BoråsAkelius Fastigheter ABCernera ABCA Fastigheter ABHSBJamfa ABLarssons FastigheterWillhem ABRiksbyggen Sandhults bostäderToarpshus ABViskaforshem ABVästerstaden AB Are you looking for accomodation? See some advice from The Studentunion in Borås. //Jennifer, Communcations Officer
"29.07.2015 09:14:20" hb.se Competition - University of Borås Are you our new cover photographer? Don´t miss our Instagram competition. If you take the best photo, it will end up on the cover of our catalogue ... Would you like your photo on the cover of our catalogue of programmes? Our competition starts on 31 August. We'll keep you posted! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"27.07.2015 09:03:06" hb.se Introduction for International Students - University of Borås It's only a month left until the term starts. For all new students, there's a special introduction. Read more through the link below. //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"29.06.2015 07:45:00" boras.com Fira Borås födelsedag samt korandet av årets Boråambassadör Måndagen 29 juni firar vi att Borås fyller 394 år med att bjuda på tårta på Stora Torget kl. 12.00 även årets Boråsambassadör tillkännages och koras. Happy birthday Borås! Today the city turns 394 years old. Come to Stora Torget at 12:00 and celebrate with cake. /Anna, kommunikatör
"29.06.2015 07:20:01" Today, Monday 29 June 09:30-15: 00 fire alarms will be tested in Balder. We do not need to vacate the premises.
//Rebecca Communications Officer
"26.06.2015 12:00:00" With a recent picture of the lovely city centre of Borås, we wish you a great weekend!
// Rebecca, Communications Officer
"25.06.2015 12:00:00" gigguide.se Norlie & KKV - Stora Torget - Borås - 25 juni 2015 Norlie & KKV is a Swedish hip hop rapping and singing duo. Don't miss one of Sweden’s biggest free events – Sommartorsdagarna. Come to Stora Torget in the city centre of Borås tonight at 21:00 to enjoy Norlie & KKV. The weather looks promising, we keep our fingers crossed!
//Rebecca, Communications Officer
"18.06.2015 11:00:01" youtube.com Swedish Midsummer for Dummies Swedish Midsummer -- a holiday devoted to eating, drinking, dancing and assorted pagan rituals. This is a guide to making the most of it. Midsummer is one of the most important holidays in the Swedish calendar, and it is right around the corner. Midsummer is like a never-ending lunch party where you put flowers in your hair, dance around a pole, sing songs and eat pickled herring, new
"16.06.2015 12:18:01" boras.se “The Sculpture city" - Borås In recent years the city of Borås has acquired the epithet “the Sculpture city" by numerous people. It is easy to understand why as you walk around the city center which is equipped with an unusually large number of sculptures by renowned artists.Wha How many sculptures are there in Borås? Tonight you have the chance to count all of them! Join a free tour starting at 18:00 at Kulturhuset.
// Rebecca, Communications Officer
"10.06.2015 11:00:59" Have a nice summer! Greetings from Björn, Vice-Chancellor.
"09.06.2015 09:00:38" The University of Borås congratulates Sachin Chalapati, former master student in Resource Recovery, for winning a prestigious award. He was the awardee in the master thesis category of the 2014 Student Innovation Award at the annual Borealis Innovati
"05.06.2015 11:30:00" vastsverige.com Nationaldagsfirande Är du morgonpigg har du chansen att starta dagen med firande klockan 08.00 vid Borås Museum. Klockan 15.00 vid Stora Torget är har du annars en andra chans. Tomorrow we celebrate the Swedish National Day in honour of two historical events. On 6 June 1523, Gustav Vasa was elected king, and on the same date in 1809, the country adopted a new constitution. It will be music and celebrations at Borås Museum a
"02.06.2015 08:00:01" hb.se EXIT15 - Graduation Exhibition - University of Borås All graduation classes at The Swedish School of Textiles presents their graduation projects. 8:30-15:00 Seminars, exhibtions and mini conferences.... Welcome to EXIT15 tomorrow!
Don´t miss the exceptional fashion show and the textile exhibition made by graduating students at The Swedish School of Textiles. Expect world-class textile creations!
18:30 Textile Design Exhibition
19:30 Fashion Show
"28.05.2015 11:00:22" hb.se How can a university become sustainable? - News - University of Borås A new report from the University of Borås attempts to find out how to integrate sustainable development into all parts of an organisation. How can all aspects of sustainable development be integrated into all parts of an organisation's activities? Read about the new report from the University of Borås that attempts to find out the answers.
"27.05.2015 05:50:00" youtube.com A city for everyone Borås won the EU Access City Award, and is the pan-European accessibility city for 2015. This film describes our efforts to improve accessibility. All to mak... Borås won the EU Access City Award and is the pan-European accessibility city of 2015. Check out the film! //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"26.05.2015 12:52:19" This is the fantastic view we had over campus at lunchtime, and right now it is raining. Just an ordinary Tuesday :)
"26.05.2015 10:37:59" hbintstud.blogspot.com International Student News Blog: Room or apartment for rental? Do you have an extra room or apartment to rent out? University of Borås is searching for accommodation for our many international students who join us this autumn from all over the world! // Jennifer G, Communications Officer
"21.05.2015 09:26:50" Pedagogik på Högskolan i Borås Idag besöker många nyfikna och förväntansfulla förskolebarn högskolan då Barnens dag anordnas. Barnen får en guidad tur av studenter och deltar i bland annat naturexperiment och dockteater.
Barnens dag är en del i förskolelärarutbildningens 50-års Today we have a visit from curious and excited preschoolers as Children's Day is organized. The children receive a guided tour from the students and participate in natural experiments and puppetry.
Children's Day is a part of preschool teacher train
"19.05.2015 12:12:15" This week you get to follow Susanne Schädlich on instagram.com/hogskolaniboras. Susanne is an exchange student from Germany studying at the Swedish School of Textiles.
"13.05.2015 13:33:00" It's time for a long weekend. Have a great time, see you on Monday. /Anna, Communications Officer
"13.05.2015 09:54:50" hb.se Studentfotografering - Högskolan i Borås Studentfotografering Tillsammans med en fotograf tar vi bilder av studenter i olika miljöer, både inne och ute, på högskolan vid olika tillfällen.... Hi! There's a photo shoot next Thursday, when we will take photos on our campus. If you are interested, you can sign up for the photo shoot. The information is only in Swedish, if you want information in English send me an e-mail email@example.com
"13.05.2015 09:33:00" On Monday at 11:00-14:00 the Student Health Care and representatives from other organisations will provide information and answer questions within the theme “Protect Yourself”. They also give out free condoms. You'll find them inside the entrance of
"12.05.2015 07:20:01" hb.se Searching for the key to a long and healthy life - News - University of Borås Active "seniors" in Skövde and Borås have the answer. They know what to do to have a long and healthy life. Active "seniors" in Skövde and Borås have the answer. They know what to do to have a long and healthy life. Researchers from Borås and Skövde are now going to investigate their genes together with descriptions of their lifestyle to gain an insight in
"11.05.2015 13:30:01" food.com No-Bake Chocolate Cookies Chokladbollar) Recipe - Food.com Posting for ZWT6 and found online at Gretchen Cooks.com for Swedish recipes. These sound simple, quick and chocolately. This is what the recipe states: On Chokladbollar These are a popular Swedish treat. This easy recipe is a fun activity for a child Today we celebrate the day of the Chokladboll ("chocolate ball"). Chokladboll is a type of fridge cake that is a popular Swedish confectionery. It's usually slightly smaller than a golfball. If you haven't eaten this cake before it's about time. You
"08.05.2015 12:18:01" Have a really nice weekend! //Jennifer, Communciations Officer
"08.05.2015 10:32:25" Today we have hoisted the flag since it is an important day for the University of Borås. Two new professors will be installed and four new doctors will be conferred at the annual professorial inauguration and doctoral award ceremony. // Jennifer G, C
"05.05.2015 14:42:28" Now you can see the photos from the International day in the album at this FB.
/Solveig K, communications office
"05.05.2015 06:27:34" hb.se InnovationLab in collaboration with AXELOS - News - University of Borås InnovationLab, a research group at the University of Borås, is now entering into collaboration with the British IT company AXELOS. InnovationLab, a research group at the University of Borås, is now entering into collaboration with the British IT company AXELOS with regard to both undergraduate studies and research. Read the article if you're interested. //Jennifer, Communication
"04.05.2015 12:04:00" hb.se International Day - University of Borås Programme 11:00–15:00 International Bazaar, Vardagsrummet, Sandgärdet 16:00–19:00 Swedish Fika Hang-out and Language Café, The Kårner 19:00–22:00... Welcome to our International Day! Starts tomorrow at 11, outside the Library. //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"30.04.2015 11:45:00" sweden.se Walpurgis Eve − and 1 May The last day of April spells Walpurgis Eve, or Valborg, in Sweden. Spring is greeted with songs and bonfires at public gatherings all over the country. For the more politically active, these Welcome to another one of the great, strange and wonderful traditions in Sweden. Walpurgis Eve, followed by 1 May.
Enjoy your weekend.
"29.04.2015 13:10:00" hb.se Mentor programme - University of Borås Be part of the Mentor programme! The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The Mentor Programme aims to... We want you to be a part of the Mentor programme. The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The Mentor Programme aims to facilitate the students' adaptation to their new environment here in Borås.
"29.04.2015 08:05:00" Want to try something different for lunch today? The International Street Market is back at Stora Torget in Borås, presenting exhibitors from over 16 differents countries, selling food, drinks and craft. The market opens today and will last for 4 day
"28.04.2015 12:25:00" hb.se Film Competition - University of Borås Film Competition How does your life as an international student at the University of Borås look like? Or how do you interact with international... How does your life as an international student at the University of Borås look like? Send us your personal film and participate in the competition.
"28.04.2015 08:04:49" hb.se InnovationLab in collaboration with AXELOS - News - University of Borås InnovationLab, a research group at the University of Borås, is now entering into collaboration with the British IT company AXELOS. InnovationLab at the University of Borås is entering into a collaboration with AXELOS.
"27.04.2015 06:20:07" hb.se A minute’s silence - News - University of Borås The University will observe a minute’s silence on Monday 27 April in remembrance of those killed in the attack on Garissa University College in Kenya. The University of Borås invites all students and staff to observe a minute’s silence today at 12:00 in remembrance of all those killed in and affected by the attack on Garissa University College in Kenya and by other attacks on universities and unive
"24.04.2015 08:00:00" This evening, as an end to the Health Week The Kårner will organize a student pub, open 20-02. The bar will offer different kind of beverages, both alcohol and nonalcohol, at good prices. Please note that the bar only accepts cash. Entrance is free,
"23.04.2015 08:44:54" Studentkåren i Borås [English below]
Känner du dig lite vårtrött? Passa på att ta reda på om ditt blodvärde är högt eller lågt tillsammans med Studenthälsan. Du finner dem i Sandgärdet idag klockan 10.00-12.00.
Tired during spring? Do a blood test with the Student Tired during spring? Do a blood test with the Student Health Care to find out if you blood pressure is high or low. You can find them today outside the library at Sandgärdet today at 10.00-12.00. //Jennifer, Communcations Officer
"21.04.2015 09:00:01" sweden.se 10 things to know about Swedish food Swedish food is much more than just iconic meatballs and chewy fish-shaped sweets. If you want to know a herring from a crayfish and a kanelbulle from a prinsesstårta, here are ten vital facts about On today's menu, at the university's diner, it's fried pork with brown beans, onion sauce or "raggmunk" (potato pancake). It's served with lingonberry jam. Do you know that you can have lingonberry jam with almost every Swedish dish? Here are 10 thin
"20.04.2015 08:15:00" There are drop-in sessions for study and career counselling at the Student Centre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30-12:30 in B317. You can ask short questions about how the university works and get information about education and your future
"20.04.2015 07:28:14" This week the Student Union is organizing a health week, focusing on physical activities. Among other activities you will have the opportunity to try out Military Fitness, Zumba Dance and Crossfit. A complete schedule is available on www.studentkaren
"17.04.2015 09:45:01" hb.se Film Competition - University of Borås Film Competition How does your life as an international student at the University of Borås look like? Or how do you interact with international... Are you are already working on your contribution to the Film Competition? If not, it is time to start now! Deadline to upload your film is 27 April 2015. // Jennifer G, Communications Officer
"16.04.2015 11:40:02" hb.se Sustainable design for homes of the future - News - University of Borås A mobile research school that will merge textile and fashion design, architecture and interaction design. That is the ArcInTexETN network. University of Borås is a part of the ArcInTex network, a mobile research school that will merge textile and fashion design, architecture and interaction design. Doctoral students will join forces in challenging contemporary methods and create new per
"15.04.2015 15:00:01" hb.se Research seminar: Sustainability - University of Borås Most universities today pursue multiple projects for increased sustainability. Nonetheless, initiatives regarding education, research, campus and... Are you interested in sustainability?
Attend the research seminar 20 April 2015 at 14:30–16:00 where Jan Nolin presents strategies and ideas to strengthen the sustainability work within the University of Borås. // Jennifer G, Communications Officer
"14.04.2015 09:50:20" hbintstud.blogspot.com International Student News Blog: More computer rooms available but the opening hours change From 1 April 2015, all university computer rooms are available to all students, with some exceptions. This also means that the opening hours for the computer labs change. More information in the blog below. //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"09.04.2015 06:14:07" Studentkåren i Borås [English below]
Vecka 17 anordnar studentkåren en hälsovecka. Hela schemat finns på vår hemsida http://studentkareniboras.se/evenemang/halsoveckan-v-17/
Week 17 the Student Union organize a health week. The whole schedule is available on our web Are you ready for health week?
You can find the whole schedule on the Student Union website.
"02.04.2015 13:00:01" Happy Easter, see you again on Tuesday! Read about how Easter is celebrated in Sweden: https://sweden.se/culture-traditions/easter/ /Anna, Communications Officer
"01.04.2015 12:30:00" hb.se Film Competition - University of Borås Film Competition How does your life as an international student at the University of Borås look like? Or how do you interact with international... How does your life as an international student at the University of Borås look like? Or how do you interact with international students in Borås? Send us your personal film and participate in the competition to win a great price! /Anna, Communication
"01.04.2015 10:52:56" Are you writing a paper or your student thesis and need help finding relevant literature? Come to the search lab arranged by the library. A librarian will help you to understand subject headings and keywords, how you combine searchers and gives tips
"01.04.2015 08:07:01" hb.se Internship Abroad - University of Borås Internship Abroad Internship abroad is a good way to get professional experience that could be useful in your future career as well as a way to gai... Are you interested in doing an internship during spring or summer 2015 in an European country? Now there is a chance! Apply for the Erasmus internship scholarship at a company or an organixation in Europe, before 15 April. For more information, send
"31.03.2015 12:19:01" hb.se Integrated light creates new view of textiles - News - University of Borås Doctoral student Barbara Jansen blends movement, light, time and sound into textiles to present us with a new picture of what textile can be. Researcher Barbara Jansen blends movement, light, time and sound into textiles to present us with a new picture of what textile can be. By integrating optical fibres and LEDs, her research is opening up completely new future areas of use for textiles
"31.03.2015 09:05:00" Do you need to renew your Swedish residence permit in the near future? We offer a session that aims at giving information on the extension process according to the rules and regulations of the Swedish Migration Board. It's tomorrow, 1 April, 4-5 pm,
"27.03.2015 10:03:58" Tomorrow from 8.30 to 9.30pm is Earth Hour. It is a global annual event where hundreds of millions of people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about our planet. University of Borås will participate by switching off the lights of
"25.03.2015 07:07:47" daysoftheyear.com Waffle Day As it turns out, waffles are such a popular world-wide phenomenon, that they merit two days in the calendar to celebrate them. Waffle Day began in Sweden as... Did you know that today is Waffle Day? Waffle Day began in Sweden as Våffeldagen due to confusion between the Swedish “Vårfrudagen” meaning “Our Lady’s Day” which falls on the same date. The day historically marks the beginning of spring and is celeb
"24.03.2015 07:00:01" scandikitchen.co.uk How to be more Scandinavian in your everyday life Also known as: Quirky traits of the Scandinavian people. We asked on Facebook and Twitter for your help on this. Thanks to everybody who came up with some awesome suggestions: The slicing of cheese It’s a thing. A ... Is this a true image of the Swedish way of living? Do you recognise our habits? Jennifer, Communications Officer
"20.03.2015 10:45:01" We want to pay tribute to our differences, so today we are going to rock our socks at the University of Borås. #rockasockorna
"19.03.2015 10:30:00" hb.se Predatory publishers contacts students - News - University of Borås Recently there have been cases of students at the university being contacted by a predatory publisher that wants to make profit from students work. Recently there have been cases of students being contacted by predatory publishers that wants to make profit from students work. Be cautious if you receive mass emails asking for submissions.
"18.03.2015 12:30:00" Rocka sockorna i hela Sverige! /Rock every sock! Rocka sockorna i hela Sverige! /Rock every sock! (For English please scroll down)
Annorlunda är bra! Annorlunda är roligt!
Jag heter Nathea och jag vill utmana alla skolor och alla arbetsplatser (och alla andra som vill)! Hjälp mig visa att det är bra att vara annorlunda! Fredagen 20 mars vill ja This is a challenge we cannot resist. We are going to rock our socks this Friday! Why don't you join us in our effort to fill Facebook and Instagram with feet in rainbow colors.
"13.03.2015 12:55:10" Happy Friday!
"12.03.2015 11:29:13" Studentkåren i Borås [English below]
Välkomna till After School på The Kårner torsdag 12 mars! Det kommer vara öppet för alla studenter på högskolan så skriv in det i kalendern redan nu! Under kvällen kommer även vinnarna av deltävlingen för SM i ekonomi annonseras och The Student Union invites you to After School at The Kårner tonight.
"11.03.2015 11:21:57" Welcome to the university! Today we have opened our doors to the public, we answer question, give tours and give you a chance to meet teachers and students.
"06.03.2015 12:40:46" Today Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Minister for Higher Education and Research, visited the University. During her visit she got a presentation of the Smart Textiles showroom where she received a present from Vice-Chancellor Björn Brorström. //Johanna, c
"05.03.2015 09:15:00" Remember Angelina, the master student from Singapore who also is a digital ambassador for the Swedish Institute? We checked in on her to see if she has any advice for students who are thinking about coming to Sweden.
- My advice is to be prepared t
"04.03.2015 13:15:00" hb.se The MSc Programme Combining the Very Best for Wael - News - University of Borås The combination textile, management and value chain in one MSc programme was the perfect combination for Wael Gamaleldin. "Borås is the only place where I can study what I want."
Wael Gamaleldin from Egypt, wanted to study a programme combining textile, management and value chain, and he found it here in Borås. Read more about Wael and why he left Egypt for Sweden. //
"04.03.2015 08:00:00" Show consideration for people with allergies!
Nuts, peanuts and perfumes. These are some common examples of things that may cause severe problems for people with allergies. Recently a student at the University got an allergic reaction when someone a
"03.03.2015 08:05:33" hbintstud.blogspot.com International Student News Blog: Networking and the Swedish labor market Don't miss the workshop today about networking and the Swedish labour market. Come to B341 at 12:00 and learn more about how to build up and use personal networks. //Johanna, communications officer
"27.02.2015 11:53:38" hb.se Doriana from Albania/Greece - University of Borås New friends and experiences “In my opinion, being an exchange student is one of the best experiences in a lifetime and every student should avail... Meet Doriana Kuka, from Albania/Greece, studying at the School of Library and Information Science. For Doriana moving to a new country was an adventure, but she was also a little bit worried about what it would be like. “But now it’s totally what I w
"26.02.2015 09:00:00" Let's go to Gekås Ullared! Let's go to Gekås Ullared! Let’s go to Gekås Ullared!
Studentkåren i Borås anordnar en bussresa för sina medlemmar till Gekås Ullared och det är klart du skall med! Passa på att handla dina förnödenheter till låga priser samtidigt som du besöker ett av Sverig Next Saturday the Student Union of Borås organizes a bus trip to Gekås Ullared for all their members. Buy your ticket in the reception at the Student Union (weekdays 11:00-13:00) for only 120 SEK.
Of course you should join for the opportunity to expe
"25.02.2015 13:00:01" What makes a piece of children's wear safe and secure? What is important for the children and their parents?
That was the leading questions when the design technichians in year 2 worked with the project “Children's wear”. This Friday they invite us
"25.02.2015 08:23:53" Hi! If you are interested in learning more about how you acknowledge the work of others, you are welcome to attend a lecture/workshop about Academic Writing. We discuss when and how to give reference in-text. How to deal with paraphrasing and quotes
"17.02.2015 10:50:00" sweden.se sweden.se Today we celebrate fettisdagen in Sweden. Don't miss out on the delicious semla today! Maybe you'll even want to try making one yourself? /Ida, Communications Officer
"13.02.2015 12:00:00" Friday again! Isn't it nice that the sun is returning and spring is getting closer? I wish you all a happy and relaxed weekend!
"11.02.2015 13:00:01" Do you know it´s the friendly week? Give a compliment to a friend or offer someone your help. It does not have to be something big. Everyone gets excited by little thoughtfulness. What will your friendly actions be for this week? /Turid, webmaster
"10.02.2015 10:37:28" guldkantsstipendiet.hb.se SÖMNSTIPENDIET | Guldkantsstipendiet - Högskolan i Borås Har det flyttat in en extra person i din 90 cm-säng? Har täcket krympt i tvätten? Sömnsvårigheter kan uppstå av olika orsaker och det är bäst att snabbt komma till rätta med problemet. En god natts sömn är viktigt när man pluggar. Vilken tur att du k Are you getting enough Beauty Sleep? Apply for the sleep scholarship today!
"10.02.2015 10:03:33" guldkantsstipendiet.hb.se Guldkantsstipendiet - Högskolan i Borås Tröttnat på köttbullar och makaroner? Ligger du vaken med tentaångest? Och hur ska man roa sig när plånboken är tom? Studentlivet är inte alltid en dans på rosor, men räddningen finns endast några klick bort. Guldkantsstipendiet är tillbaka med sex o A mini-scholarship called "Guldkantsstipendiet" is back (literally translated to the "golden lining scholarship")! You can apply for the scholarship until February 22. There are six different categories where the best application arguing for why you
"09.02.2015 15:45:00" Don't miss the instagrammer of the week. This week we get to follow Textile Management student Susanne. Follow her @hogskolaniboras!
//Helen, Communications Officer
"09.02.2015 07:42:42" www.hb.se Janne is Closing the Loop with an MSc Degree - News - University of Borås A great interest in sustainability led Janne Järvinen to the master programme in textile management with specialisation value chain management. A general interest in textiles made Janne Järvinen choose studies in textile technology. A great interest in sustainability led him further on to the master programme in textile management with specialisation value chain management at the University
"05.02.2015 08:10:56" International Students - University of Borås This group is for prospective as well as current international students studying at the University of Borås during the academic year 2013/2014.
It is set up to help students to network prior and afte...734 members · Join Group Did you know that there is a group here on Facebook just for international students at the University?
There you can meet other students, buy and sell books and much more.
Just send a request to the group and one of the administrators will accept it
"30.01.2015 12:08:22" sweden.se 10 YouTube clips about Swedishness What is Swedishness? Well, it’s a very broad concept, with social codes that take years to master. As an introduction to all things Swedish, we at Sweden.se have compiled ten YouTube films – for your Curious about Swedish things? In that case sweden.se has compiled ten films just for you.
"30.01.2015 07:14:36" It's almost like a postcard out there today, absolutely amazing.
This might be what you see on your way to the Swedish School of Textiles today.
"29.01.2015 16:43:53" STARK-dagen is over for this time. Thank you all students and entrepreneurs for a fantastic STARK-dag 2015.
//Suss, Webmaster STARK-dagen 2015 STARK-dagen is over for this time. Thank you all students and entrepreneurs for a fantastic STARK-dag 2015.
"27.01.2015 12:56:03" www.daysoftheyear.com Chocolate Cake Day Sticky, gooey, creamy chocolate. Soft, moist and delicious cake. Put them together, and celebrate Chocolate Cake Day! From chocolate cream buns to a whopping... Yummy, yummy... One of these good days of the year =)
/Solveig K, communication officer
"26.01.2015 13:17:44" www.hb.se STARK-dagen - meet your future boss - University of Borås STARK-dagen is the university's job fair that will give you as a student the opportunity to make contacts for summer jobs, thesis, internship or... Will you meet your future boss on Thursday?
STARK-dagen is the university's job fair that will give you the opportunity to make contacts for summer jobs, thesis, internship or maybe a permanent job.
"23.01.2015 13:39:00" Hi there! Tonight is Movie Night. Klubb Klemming’s movie association group will organize a cozy movie night in room C203. The first movie that will be shown is Hot Fuzz (16:30-18:31) followed by The Maze Runner, (19:31-21:30). The movies will be show
"23.01.2015 12:43:53" Currently we have problems with our Learning Management System PING PONG. We expect the problem to be solved around lunchtime, Saturday January 24. //Johanna, Communications Officer
"23.01.2015 11:00:00" panoramic view of the university campus.
"23.01.2015 10:48:03" www.thelocal.se The five strangest habits of the Swedes - The Local The Local's Oliver Gee has just left Sweden after four years, and reflects on what he found to be the five oddest habits of Swedish people. We thought that all you new students might need some help to get to know Swedes and their habits. Here's what some thinks are the five oddest habits of Swedish people.
Have you already been in Sweden for a while? If so, what do you think? Is the li
"23.01.2015 07:41:29" Good morning.
This is today's great view of the university campus, a wintery and somewhat cold Friday morning.
// Suss, Webmaster
"21.01.2015 12:44:03" We have made it halfway through the week and it's time to start planning for the weekend!
On Saturday the spring introducation ends with a big party. All students are welcome, but don't forget about the dresscode - the letter S! You'll find all th
"21.01.2015 11:30:00" Train your networking skills! Next week the annual labour market fair will take place at the University. But before that you'll have the chance to learn more about how to network, and maybe even practice a bit. You'll find more info here: http://hbin
"20.01.2015 18:31:51" The internet at the university is up and running again. There might be a few disturbances during the night. //Jennifer, Communications officer
"20.01.2015 13:49:25" Our Internet connection is down. We are working on solving the problem. //Johanna, Communication Officer
"20.01.2015 09:34:31" Some of our international students were curious to find out more about Borås. This Sunday a guided bus tour was given as part of the introduction. The introduction continues this week with practical information, litterature sale and movie night to me
"19.01.2015 13:41:53" Register for examination, see your results and apply for degree certificate. These are a few of the things you as a student can use the new Ladokportal for. Use your studentID and password to log on to http://ladokportalen.hb.se/. //Johanna, communic
"16.01.2015 21:24:12" We are really proud to announce that The Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås won ELLE's honorary award tonight!/Therese, Communications Officer
"16.01.2015 13:30:00" studentkareniboras.se Studenkåren i Borås – Introduction The first weeks every semester starts with an introduction arranged by the Student Union. It is a chance for you as a new student to get acquainted with the school, the campus area and your fellow students! Be sure to keep an eye on the website when For all new students: the introduction continues the whole weekend and beyond! Don’t miss the welcome party tonight at 8!
Take a look at the full programme at the Student Union’s web.
"15.01.2015 13:29:29" This is not the picture I told them were going on Facebook, but they were all so fantastic, sweet and handsome in this one.
Say hi to our new international students. Chances are they are going to need a warm welcome since it is snowing outside.
"14.01.2015 14:00:01" www.hb.se Introduction programme - University of Borås Introduction programme - Spring 2015 A more detailed Introduction Programme will be sent to all students before Christmas. Day 1 (Thursday, 15... We give a warm welcome to all new international students!
Make sure you don’t miss the introduction programme. We start tomorrow morning at 10.
//Helen, Communications Officer
"14.01.2015 09:30:01" Did you know that the sections of the Student Union is helping you sell and buy course literature? Follow the link to get more information.
//Helen, Communications Officer
"13.01.2015 14:00:01" www.hb.se The Educational Prize 2014 - News - University of Borås It’s time to nominate the teacher or team of teachers/researchers that you think should win the Educational Prize 2014. This week is the last week to nominate the teacher or team of teachers/researchers that you think should win the Educational Prize 2014.
Nominate your favourite no later than January 16, 2015!
//Helen, Communications Officer
"08.01.2015 09:48:53" designaward.hm.com Andreas Eklöf » H&M Design Award 2015 Stockholm-based Andreas took his Masters at the Swedish School of Textile in Borås, Sweden. His nominated collection used “free-hand” taping to develop new ideas in outdoors wear, achieving an immediate and improvised effect. Andreas won this year’s Our former fashion design student Andreas Eklöf is competing with his graduation project in H&M Design Award. Right now he is second for the People's Prize. Make him win - vote, vote, vote! /Therese, communications officer
"22.12.2014 13:42:01" Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, from all of us at the University of Borås!
//Helen, Communications Officer
"19.12.2014 10:59:02" sweden.se Christmas The highlight of Swedish Christmas is on 24 December when traditional Swedish food is enjoyed and children eagerly await Santa Claus. We are closing in on Christmas. Are you curious about celebrating Christmas "the Swedish way"? In that case, this is for you.
"17.12.2014 08:20:00" www.hb.se The Educational Prize 2014 - News - University of Borås News Who is a worthy winner of the educational prize? Send your nomination proposals, including a short motivation, to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than January 16, 2015.
"16.12.2014 13:16:47" University of Borås
"16.12.2014 10:40:26" Right now we are filming in the labs at the Swedish School of Textiles. There are different ways of doing that. This is one of them.
"12.12.2014 09:27:04" sweden.se Lucia Lucia on 13 December is a major Swedish tradition. Girls and boys in white gowns sing to celebrate the mythical Saint Lucia, the bearer of light. The annual candlelit Lucia procession on 13 December is perhaps one of the more exotic-looking Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together. Celebrate on Sunday by participating, or watching, "Lusseparad
"10.12.2014 08:00:01" www.nobelprize.org Nobelprize.org Nobelprize.org, Official web site of the Nobel Prize Ta-ta-ta taaaa (trumpet fanfare). Today it's the Nobel Day. Did you know that 567 Nobel Prizes have been awarded? Follow the link to learn more about the prize. /Anna, Communications Officer
"05.12.2014 13:00:00" sweden.se Saffransbullar and pepparkakor In Sweden, Christmas is not Christmas without saffransbullar and pepparkakor, saffron buns and gingersnaps. Have you started to prepare for Christmas yet? If not, here’s something for you to do during the weekend - two recepies for traditional Swedish treats for the Christmas season. //Johanna, Communications Officer
"03.12.2014 13:09:39" www.hb.se New site in English about higher education - News - University of Borås Studies can be the best gateway to establishing yourself in Swedish society, according to the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR). Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) launches a new website about higher education!
"01.12.2014 09:52:17" Today the University of Borås acknowledges World Aids Day. Welcome to the entrance of Balder (until 14:30), and meet the Student Health Care as well as representatives from other organisations. They offer you information about hiv as well as glögg (m
"28.11.2014 13:18:25" open.spotify.com Julstämning på Högskolan i Borås Julstämning på Högskolan i Borås, a playlist by hogskolaniboras on Spotify Christmas is coming closer... We have made a nice, cosy list in Spotify that you can listen to, to get into the right X-mas mode. If you wanna add a track, just put a comment to this post and we'll fix it! Have a lovely weekend. //Jennifer, communica
"25.11.2014 14:14:08" On the 21st of November The Crown Princess Victoria visited the University of Borås. The visit focused on sustainability at the University of Borås – in education as well as in research. Photo: Anna Sigge. //Jennifer, Communications Officer A visit from The Crown Princess Victoria On the 21st of November The Crown Princess Victoria visited the University of Borås. The visit focused on sustainability at the University of Borås – in education as well as in research. Photo: Anna Sigge. //Jennifer, Communications Officer
"25.11.2014 10:30:01" websta.me Högskolan i Borås @hogskolaniboras | Websta Hej..God Morgan..Namaste.. tack to very esteemed University of Boras for providing con... | Use Instagram online! Websta is the Best Instagram Web Viewer! This week we follow Maneesh at the University of Borås Instagram. He is an exchange student in Fashion Management who likes to go biking among other things when not studying.
Looking forward to a sneak peak in your everyday life Maneesh!
"25.11.2014 07:12:45" Good morning, what a lovely day to wake up to - clear blue sky. Have a nice Tuesday! //Jennifer, communications officer
"24.11.2014 14:12:30" www.hb.se Drop-in - University of Borås Drop-in Are you a student or are you thinking of applying to a university? We have drop-in for study and career counseling at the Student Centre.... Are you a student or are you thinking of applying to a university? We have drop-in for study and career counseling at the Student Centre. There are Study- and Career Counselors available at the drop-in sessions and you can get answers to short questi
"21.11.2014 11:23:18" Welcome to the University of Borås, Crown Princess Victoria!
"21.11.2014 07:42:38" www.hb.se Program - Högskolan i Borås 09:10 – Lisbeth Svengren HolmProfessor at The Swedish School of Textiles, University of BoråsWHAT ARE WE (RE)SEARCHING FOR? Today we wish the 300 participants of the conference The Design of Prosperity welcome. The focus of the day will be on how sustainability should be communicated in the fashion industry. //Helen, Communications Officer
"17.11.2014 15:51:20" studentkareniboras.se Studenkåren i Borås – Health week Finally it is time for a new health week with the student union! Last spring we arranged a week with more focus on physical activities, this time we have chosen to focus more on stress management and mental health. This is the start of the Student Unions Health Week. Come to Rabalder around five o’clock for free massage. There will be coffee and tea available in case you need to wait for a moment.
//Helen, Communications Officer
"12.11.2014 10:51:02" On November 21 Crown Princess Victoria is coming to the university. The theme for her visit is sustainability. In addition to a presentation of the University's activities, she will also get to see the latest addition to the campus: Textile Fashion C
"11.11.2014 10:08:33" www.hb.se Mentor programme - University of Borås Be part of the Mentor programme! The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The Mentor Programme aims to... Be part of the Mentor programme for international students!
The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The Mentor Programme aims to facilitate the students' adaptation to their new environment here in Borås.
"07.11.2014 14:12:23" Seize the Opportunity, Experience the World An inspirational meeting about studies abroad. Seize the opportunity, experience the world. That was the headline for the inspirational meeting about studies abroad.
The video is in Swedish, but there are English subtitles.
// Suss, Webmaster
"07.11.2014 11:41:05" Today you can find Poptex at the entrance of Textile Fashion Center. This means you have an opportunity to acquire an equally stylish hat as the one Mathilda Johansson is wearing. Students from the Swedish School of Textiles offers hats, bow ties, sc
"06.11.2014 14:23:35" Todays sales event for #poptex has just started. The students from Textile Product Development, and Entrepreneurship are standing in the entrance of Sandgärdet and sells everything from accessories to interior design.
"05.11.2014 07:51:48" www.hb.se Sustainable Development - University of Borås Sustainable Development To strive for a sustainable society - ecologically, socially and economically - is part of the strategic profile of the... Did you get a question about the university's work with sustainable development yesterday? In that case, you contributed to the external audit which continues today.
"04.11.2014 14:51:16" www.hb.se Internship Abroad - University of Borås Internship Abroad Internship abroad is a good way to get professional experience that could be useful in your future career as well as a way to gai... Are you interested in doing a traineeship abroad? The University of Borås participates in the Erasmus programme for traineeships. Application deadline is November 15.
"03.11.2014 14:43:43" instagram.com hogskolaniboras on Instagram Welcome! Every week you get to meet a student that shows you what it is like to study at the University of Borås. This week: Fanny Ronsten, Textile Engineering. Are you one of our followers on Instagram?
This week you get to meet Fanny Ronsten who is on her third year of Textile Engineering. The current semester is spent studying in Amsterdam.
// Suss, Webmaster
"30.10.2014 13:54:38" www.hb.se Renew your residence permit - University of Borås Renew your residence permit Do you need to renew your Swedish residence permit in the near future? This session aims at giving information on the... Do you need to renew your Swedish residence permit? On Tuesday there is a workshop at 16:00-17:00 in N303. /Anna, Communications Officer
"30.10.2014 13:00:30" Important information about IT services this weekend! November 1-2 the IT systems at the University are undergoing maintenance.
This means that you will not be able to use the computers at the University. This effects all desktop computers. Mainten
"30.10.2014 10:02:58" www.hb.se Quiet study room ready for use - News - University of Borås Opening Hours.Information about the opening hours at the University of Borås Opening hours may change during holidays. Our new quiet study room is ready for use. It's located on the entrance floor of the library. Welcome! /Anna, Communications Officer
"29.10.2014 10:11:25" Master programmes for autumn 2015 are now open for application –welcome to apply!
Josefina, Handling officer, Admissions office
"28.10.2014 10:53:38" www.hb.se Brazilian impression of Borås: quiet, clean and well organised - News - University of Borås For the first time, the University of Borås has welcomed a student and two researchers through the Brazilian Science without Borders programme. For the first time, the University of Borås has welcomed a student and two researchers through the Brazilian Science without Borders programme. "It's brilliant to be able to manage waste and turn it into a resource, which is something we really need
"23.10.2014 10:30:01" www.hb.se Digital ambassador on University of Borås - News - University of Borås Angelina Ho Degerman has moved from Singapore to Borås, to study Master in Textile. She is also a digital ambassador for the Swedish Institute. From Singapore to Borås - read about Angelinas experiences here in Sweden. She's one of the digital ambassadors for the Swedish Institute and will blog during her time in Borås. In the article you will also find a link to her blog. //Johanna, communi
"22.10.2014 13:05:01" The United Nations Day is celebrated on October 24th. On this day the student union here in Borås will arrange a student pub with an international theme. For more information: http://studentkareniboras.se/en/events/student-pub/ //Johanna, communicati
"21.10.2014 08:00:00" Don't miss the seminar on how to prepare yourself for a ”Swedish” job interview this afternoon!
As we told you last week, in this seminar you have the chance to learn more about how your personal brand can determine both your success in getting a jo
"16.10.2014 06:20:00" Hi - did you know that you can meet us in Bangladesh? It's time for the Sweden Education Week where you can interact with the representatives from the Embassy of Sweden & your future University! Welcome! //Jennifer, Communications officer
"15.10.2014 08:32:53" hbintstud.blogspot.com International Student News Blog: Fair trade fika Please come an join this year's Fair trade fika on Thursday, 16 October at 3 pm, outside the library. The campaign is organised by Fair trade Sweden and the idea is to spread information on Fair trade-labeled products. Fair trade is an independent pr
"08.10.2014 13:54:21" www.hb.se Event - University of Borås Event Are you interested in a career in Sweden? We provide you with ideas on how to build up and use personal networks to find the job you are looking for. Welcome to Swedish Labor market and networking.
Today: 16:30, Location: B431
//Turid, web editor
"08.10.2014 11:09:29" Tomorrow, Thursday October 9th, some of the departments in Professional Services will have restricted opening hours.
The following departments will have restricted opening/phone hours:
· Registrar’s Office – open 07:30AM-09:30AM
"08.10.2014 05:00:00" Today, the entrance to Balder from Allégatan is closed due to construction work at 7th floor. The entrance will stay closed between 7AM-4PM. The revolving door towards Sandgärdet will be available for passage.
//Helen, communications officer
"02.10.2014 06:24:21" www.hb.se Need help with your information retrieval? - News - University of Borås Opening Hours.Information about the opening hours at the University of Borås Opening hours may change during holidays. Thursday means open workshop on information retrieval in the library. Don't miss todays opportunity since we're closed next week.
//Lisa, the library
"01.10.2014 10:20:00" www.esnboras.org ESN Borås Do you know that there's an Erasmus Student Network (ESN) for international students in Borås? Their mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Stu
"29.09.2014 06:27:04" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Academic texts, part 2: Publishers Here is the second blogpost about academic texts from last fall, if you missed the first one about Peer Review you'll find it here. One way to try to determine whether a text is scientific or not i... Good morning! Learn more about publishers in part two of our series about academic texts.
//Lisa, the Library
"26.09.2014 12:00:00" The fashion design students show their knitwear collections tonight at Frilagret in Gothenburg. The doors open at 19:00 and the fashion show starts at 20:00. Welcome! / Rebecca, Communications Officer
"25.09.2014 14:30:01" The University of Borås was not the only ones at the 2014 Göteborg Book Fair today :) /Rebecca, Communications Officer
"25.09.2014 08:34:44" www.hb.se Need help with your information retrieval? - News - University of Borås Opening Hours.Information about the opening hours at the University of Borås Opening hours may change during holidays. Thursday, time for our open work-shop on information retreival. Welcome!
//Lisa, the Library
"24.09.2014 07:11:43" www.hb.se Academic Writing - Giving "Cred" If you are interested in learning more about how you acknowledge the work of others, you are welcome to attend this lecture/workshop. Don't miss the workshop Academic Writing - Giving "Cred". Discuss when and how to give reference in text and how to paraphrase and quote. Last day of registration is today.
"23.09.2014 11:20:50" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Distance student? Right now, many interlibrary loan requests from you distance students come in to the library, but actually many of those requests doesn't belong among interlibrary loans. So here is a brief explana... Right now, many interlibrary loan requests from you distance students come to the library, but many of those requests doesn’t belong among interlibrary loans. So here's a brief explanation of the difference:
//Lisa, the library
"23.09.2014 08:07:01" biblioteksbloggen.hb.se Academic texts, part 1: Peer review Questions of how to find a scientific article continues to flow in, so we pick up Helena Francke's series of articles in our blog from last fall about scientific texts. Part one deals with the conc... Learn more about Peer review and the academic process.
//Lisa, the library
"17.09.2014 13:00:01" www.hb.se Clothes Swapping Day - University of Borås Welcome to the clothes swapping day! The University of Borås and the Student Union section Novitas offer the opportunity to renew your wardrobe. T... On friday it's Clothes Swapping Day. Submit clothes that are whole and clean and renew you wardrobe! Submission is tomorrow 15:00-17:45 in the entrances to Balder, Sandgärdet and the Textile and Fashion Center and Friday outside Kuben at Navet Scienc
"15.09.2014 07:23:43" www.hb.se Need help with your information retrieval? - News - University of Borås Welcome to the librarys workshop in information retrieval! Drop in on Thursdays, 15: 00-16: 30 in the computer room J418. Save time and get tutoring in information retrieval, databases, reference management, EndNote, etc.
Get help with getting started by a librarian on thursday!
//Lisa, the Library
"12.09.2014 12:30:00" The introduction is coming to its end. Tomorrow is the final party, at Rotundan, which is located close to the entrance of the zoo. It starts at 19:00. Have a great weekend! //Annie, kommunikatör
"12.09.2014 06:21:29" www.hb.se Current tests of journal publishers - News - University of Borås We have ongoing tests of several journal publishers, so take the opportunity to test some new journals on topics such as IT, economics, engineering, medicine, science, chemistry, and more. We are testing some new journals, check them out and let us know what you think.
//Lisa, the Library