Young people who have fleed to Sweden find it difficult to enter the national high school programs because they are not given enough time to meet the eligibility requirements. This according to new research at Luleå University of Technology. In Sweden, 30,000 newly arrived students each year attend a so-called language introduction program, in preparation for the national upper secondary education.
Norra Timber's CEO Pär Lärkeryd and Climeon's founder Thomas Öström are new honorary doctors of technology at Luleå University of Technology.
Veronika Sundström, former regional director at Region Norrbotten, has been appointed as new University Director at Luleå University of Technology. Veronika Sundström starts November 11 and thus replaces Staffan Sarbäck, who is retiring after more than thirty years as University Director at Luleå University of Technology.
Students on the Master Programme in Space Engineering will build a satellite, a CubeSat. The satellite will contain two scientific instruments and will eventually be launched into space. – Now the really exciting phase of the project starts: designing and building the satellite, says Theresia Hestad, space student and project manager.