The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: January 2014

The Conferment Ceremony

Last Friday it was time for the degree conferment celebration for those who have received their PhDs and honorary doctor degrees during the year. The day began as early as six o’clock in the morning with the traditional porridge breakfast with the students, and ended with a banquet in the Hall of State at Uppsala […]

Welcome new students!

Today we welcomed our new students to Uppsala University with a traditional reception in the university hall. For me as the Vice-Chancellor this is one of the highlights of the semester. I still remember the feeling when I was a new student at the university, the excitement mixed with some uncertainty about how it would […]