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Photo competition for new students #hejlunduni

Share your first impressions via Instagram

Are you a new international or exchange student at Lund University? Would you like your photo to be featured on the official @lunduniversity Instagram account? We would love to share your first impressions of life in Sweden and at Lund University! 

A group of international students taking a selfie in the streets of Lund

How to join the competition

Use the hashtag #hejlunduni on a photo or video of yourself during the Orientation Weeks at the beginning of the semester, along with a short description of your first impressions of Lund University for the opportunity to be featured on the official @lunduniversity Instagram account. Two or three photos will be reposted on our account each day during the competition period. Each week a winning photo will be selected where the winner will receive an official Lund University backpack!

Your photo or video could be anything from an online orientation week activity to your new favourite place in Lund. The choice is yours! Please remember to keep your photos corona safe and remember to follow the guidelines from the Swedish Public Health Authority at all times. Photos and videos which do not follow safety guidelines will not be reposted.

All new international and exchange students at Lund University, across all campuses, are welcome to use the hashtag #hejlunduni. Just remember to include yourself in the photo! We want to show the experience of Lund through your eyes!

Winning photos

We will be featuring selected photos and videos with the hashtag #hejlunduni during the orientation weeks on the official @lunduniversity Instagram account.

In addition, a panel of judges from Lund University will select one winning photo or video for all weeks (two winners in total) with the hashtag #hejlunduni. These three winners will each receive a Lund University backpack! The winners will be announced on the official @lunduniversity Instagram account.

Eligibility and rules

Entrants must be new international students admitted to a degree programme, study abroad programme or accepted as an exchange student at Lund University.

Please remember to keep the content and language used in your posts respectful and inclusive at all times, in accordance with the values of Lund University. 

Welcome to Lund University and good luck!

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