It’s a rite of passage for Hey You AU contributors to disappear for a few months and then apologize for the lack of posts, and today it’s my turn. Where did March go? Where did April go? It’s been such a short period of time, but we have somehow experienced at least three of the … More Aarhus Culture Walk
Hi! I’m Maria from the UK. I recently packed my bags (and 10 boxes of miscellaneous stuff) and moved from London to Aarhus to take a Master’s in International Studies. Before March of this year I had never even heard of Aarhus. I applied on a whim a week before the deadline but I am … More A Londoner’s thoughts on life in Aarhus
There was so much to do when I moved to Aarhus that when I finally found an apartment, a job, some great friends, furniture, a residence permit, a Danish class etc. etc. it was a huge relief, but it also left a gaping hole. I found myself with actual free time. Amazing! Now what to do with it? Over the … More Great, you have a bit of free time! Now what?
It’s time for another pre-semester entry. In anticipation of all the new international students who will be arriving in Denmark over the coming weeks, I thought I’d share an interesting map I came across the other day (and also received by other former international students who had studied in Denmark and have now gone on … More Welcome new students…now go home foreigners: figuring out the rare Dane species
Attenzione, a chi parla italiano!! If you’re Italian and you want to learn some Danish OR if you are a Dane and you want to learn some Italian, then get yourself over to the Italian Department at AU for their tandemøde! What the heck is tandemøde, you ask? Well, it’s a group of people who … More Parla italiano, taler dansk!
No matter how long you have been in Denmark, Danes and their working habits are often a source of confusion and bewilderment for most expats. So, why not learn more about it from an anthropological perspective with this seminar at Aarhus Business School on Tuesday 22nd May, 17:00 – 19:00. The seminar is free (although … More Danes in their natural habitat offer #2: Danes at work!
The international extraordinaire isn’t just about posting our innermost thoughts and fantasies, oh no! We want to bring the people together in a big hippie, tree-hugging kinda way, and what better than to bring internationals and Danes together! Through our work at AU we’ve received a most excellent offer from a Danish family with two … More Fancy meeting some real live Danes?!