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Get involved in student life

International mentors and newly arrived international students posing together. Photo.
Becoming an international mentor is one of several ways to get involved at Lund University.

As a student, you have numerous opportunities to engage in activities and student organisations. This is an excellent way to develop valuable skills, make lasting connections, and support your fellow students and the University. On this page, you will find a list of these opportunities.

Depending on your personal interests and preferences, you can for example join a 

and/or you can become a(n)

Find out more about each of these opportunities below.

Join a student nation

Joining a student nation is a great way to make new friends and enjoy student life. Whether you're new to Lund or continuing your studies, you can get involved in a nation and volunteer for various activities and roles.

Student nations

Join a student association

Lund University offers a vibrant and diverse student life with a wealth of student organisations and activities. Whether you're new or have been here for a while, you'll likely find an interesting student association to join.

Student associations

Join a student union

If you are passionate about the quality of education for yourself, fellow students and future students, joining a student union might be right for you.

Student unions

Become an international mentor

As an international mentor, you can give new international students a warm welcome, just as you probably experienced yourself when you came to Lund. By taking an active role during Arrival Day, the Orientation Weeks and their first semester, you can help them adjust to a new environment and student life. Of course, Swedish students are also encouraged to apply!

Become an international mentor

Become a student ambassador on Instagram

The Lund University international Instagram account is run by international students, with a different ambassador taking over the account each week during the semester. If you are interested in becoming a Lund University Instagram ambassador, please contact the International Marketing and Recruitment team at degreestudies [at] lu [dot] se (degreestudies[at]lu[dot]se).

Applications for the spring semester 2024 will open in October 2023.

Lund University on Instagram

Become a student ambassador on Unibuddy

As a Lund University Student Ambassador, you'll have the opportunity to connect with prospective students by answering their questions through the Unibuddy platform and sharing your own unique experiences of life at Lund. You will also play an important role in student recruitment efforts by writing blogs and participating in other activities, such as live chats, webinars, video projects, etc.

Applications are now closed for autumn 2023 student ambassadors. Applications will reopen in spring 2024.

Become a Lund University Student Ambassador

Become a study support mentor or note-taker

Become a study support mentor or note-taker to help a fellow student with a disability, earn some extra money, and develop new skills. Note that a Swedish personal identity number is required for both of these roles.

Become a study support mentor or note-taker

Become a student health and safety representative

If you are interested in contributing to a good and safe study environment at your department or in your programme or course, you can apply to become a student health and safety representative. The role focuses on both the physical and the psychosocial study environment. 

Become a student health and safety representative