The world seems to stand still, and many people are taking this as an opportunity to self-develop, learn and discover. At the same time, some of us are just trying to pass the last exams with no possibility of going to lectures or to the library anymore. EDIT has some tips for you!
A pandemic isn’t part of what one takes into consideration when applying to go on exchange. The decisions whether to stay or go remain a gamble. Six students reflect on their strategy.
Situated around 145 km above the Arctic Circle, Lapland seems like a lonely corner in the North of Europe. Piles of snow form the guard rails of the road. Snow covers the trees like a fluffy blanket. The students check their phones for the weather app: minus 18 degrees. It is 9:30 am, somewhere on a Finnish road.