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Concert at Kalas 2019

Press briefing sets spotlight on student parties

The spread of infection of Covid-19 is increasing, and we are seeing outbreaks of infection in several towns with significant student populations, often linked to student parties. The government press briefing on Friday afternoon was for this reason directed to the more than 400,000 students in Sweden.

career support

New career support programme heading for success

Thirty-one lucky students were chosen to participate in LiU:s International Office new career support programme that started at Campus Valla in September.

One of the self-driving buses.

Help the self-driving buses

Please help the self-driving buses to pass safely through Campus Valla! The bus breaks harshly if you walk or cycle too close and there is a risk that passengers on board may fall or otherwise be injured.

Students sitting on chairs, just showing their legs. Illustrating a course at the Student Health.

Student Health supports students

Consultations and courses are two of the main activities for Student Health at LiU. The personnel meet around 1,200 students each year, approximately five percent of the total.

Digital picture of a classroom seen from the front.

LiU students teaching virtual pupils

In a project that is unique in Europe, students of teaching at LiU are training in a virtual classroom. It is hoped that the method will give students confidence in leading classes.

Zoom logo.

Keep your Zoom client updated

As of version 5.3.0 of Zoom it’s possible for the host to allow participants themselves to select the breakout room they want to enter, instead of being assigned to a room by the host.

Student riding the bike on Campus Valla in the autumn.

Gradual return to campus mode to continue

The gradual return from distance mode to campus mode will continue during the latter part of the autumn term. Restrictions will, however, remain in place to prevent an increase in the spread of coronavirus among students and co-workers.

Test tube, Corona. Photo: Istockphoto

Cluster of cases confirmed at LiU

It has today been confirmed by the Infectious Diseases Unit at Region Östergötland that around ten students who attended a private party have been infected by the covid-19 virus.

Portraits of Alumni of the Year.

Alumni of the Year: fighting for sustainable electricity and against COVID-19

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell is on the front line in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Engineer Linnea Bergman is marketing solar energy systems to Africa to provide eco-friendly and cheap electricity to the world’s poor. These two are Alumni of the Year at Linköping University, 2020.
The awards ceremony this year will be held remotely, and takes place on 16 October, 12.10 am-1.10 pm on LiU Facebook.

This year¿s Alumna of the year, Linnea Bergman, ajusts some technical advanced device.

Linnea Bergman’s life-saving solar cells

Around four million people die every year from diseases caused by the smoke they inhale when cooking over an open fire. This is a problem that this year’s Alumna of the Year, Linnea Bergman, hopes to solve with her solar cell system.

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