Cecilia Sjöberg
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Cecilia Sjöberg on exchange studies in Canada

Published: 18 October 2018

- "Do you think of foreign studies? Search! And go !!! Partly because you will grow and develop as a person in a way that I think is impossible if you choose to read all your years in Luleå, but above all because it's fun . " It welcomes Cecilia Sjöberg, who is studying industrial economics and currently on a replacement semester at MUN - Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

Hi Cecilia. How are you doing in Canada?

Hey! I really like Canada here, the pace is a bit different from home because we read five courses in parallel from September to December, but it actually works really well. In total we are three Swedes who read MUN, one from LTU and one from Uppsala, but they read other courses than me and in addition to that they live off campus! So I've been "forced" to get to know more new people, which is absolutely amazing and something I'm incredibly grateful about - while giving me some anxiety because we are already halfway into this semester. It will be hard to say goodbye in December!

Why did you choose to go there?

My friend Ellen, who is studying two yearly courses over me, was here last fall and she seemed storm-driven, so I put MUN (Memorial University of Newfoundland) as my first choice. St. John's located so far east you come to North America has amazing scenery and everyone here is very open and nice. It did not take many days until this started to feel like "at home".

Would you like to send any greetings to anyone thinking of going abroad?

Search! And dad !!! Partly because you will grow and develop as a person in a way that I think is impossible if you choose to read all your years in Luleå, but above all because it's fun . Every day here is some kind of adventure, and memories and fun stories are created on a regular basis. Here are no gray weekdays!