Now that things have calmed a little, I will give a little introduction to myself, as the hey you, AU blog is going through a little change. Now that Jessica has gone off to join the adults in that thing called “real life”, I’m left as the last student assistant standing to take over as … More Bob Dylan once wrote “The times, they are a-changin.”
Well. Today is THE day. The day we’ve all been waiting for. Kapsejladsen 2013 is upon us at Aarhus University! No matter what you call it: the naked run, the boat race, kapsejlads (or some various form in a foreign accent), today will be one of the highlights of spring at Aarhus University. Though the … More The day of days: Kapsejlads 2013
It’s happening. Christmas cheer is knocking on my doorstep. There’s cookies, æbleskiver, gløgg, and other tooth-melting treats everywhere and I never say no to sugar. Like, seriously, never! But that’s alright, because big, thick sweaters don’t just keep you warm in the winter, they also hide that extra inch of belly, so The International Extraordinaire … More Top five ways to survive Danish Julehygge
Uhh, ok. So it’s been a while since the last post and I can only apologize so many times before it starts to sound insincere. C’est la vie, alright? Even though I’m up to my eyeballs in thesis work, I’ve had to give a lot of serious thought as to what the hell I’m going … More Work it!
Hello and welcome to all the new full degree students trickling into this city from all parts of the world! In honor of your arrival, the International Extraordinaire thought we’d give you a handy little list that you won’t find in any arrival guide. When the International Extraordinaire isn’t sitting at a hand-carved oak desk, … More Favorite Hang outs
As some of you may not know, the other half of the International Extraordinaire, Marcia, is moving on to bigger things. Just this morning she’s left on a big jet plane to the States, and Aarhus may never be the same again. It certainly is pretty lonely in the office. But hey, it’s not good … More Sad update
Some of us full degree students are graduating and/or moving on to new places and experiences. Those of us who were fortunate enough (i.e., who fought and clawed through all the competition) to get jobs are leaving behind open positions. We all know how difficult it is for international students to get these positions, so … More Keep your legacy alive