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Share your first impressions on Instagram – #hejlunduni

Are you a new international or exchange student at Lund University? Would you like your reel or 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

Please note that the autumn round 2023 of the #hejlunduni is now closed and we are not accepting any more submissions.

  • Use the hashtag #hejlunduni on a reel or photo of yourself. 
  • Make sure to also tag @lunduniversity in your #hejlunduni post so that we can easily repost your content!
  • Include 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 reels or photos will be reposted on our account each day during the allocated time period. Each week a winning reel or photo will be selected and the winner will receive an official Lund University backpack!

Your reel or photo could be anything from an Orientation Week activity to your new favourite place in Lund. The choice is yours!

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 reel or 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 with the hashtag #hejlunduni every week of the allocated time period. This means there will be three winners in total, who will all 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, stand-alone course, 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. Also, please note that content containing alcohol will not be considered to be reposted.

Welcome to Lund University and good luck!