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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 many opportunities to get involved in activities and student organisations. This is a great 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 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 and will open again in early September.

Become a Lund University Student Ambassador

Become a leader for SI sessions

If you enjoy leading and working in groups, have a pedagogical mind and want to earn some extra money, apply to become an SI session leader. You will help a group of students from a specific course to study relevant course material.

Become a leader for SI sessions

Become a study support mentor

Become a study support mentor 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 this role.

Become a study support mentor

Become a note-taker 

As a note-taker, you will take lecture and seminar notes for one or more students who have been approved for learning support. You will be paid a fee. Note that a Swedish personal identity number is required for this role.

Become a 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