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student uppsala 2017

The Municipality of Uppsala and its partners are proud to present what the city has to offer you, as a new student in Uppsala, outside the university and student union life. Here, you can find out everything about Uppsala’s culture and associations, business and leisure activities. Meet new friends, get to know the city and enjoy offers and discounts. Get involved and compete for fantastic prizes in our Uppsala Quiz where you can win course literature or a first-hand contract for a student room!

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(The programme is updated continuously)

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Stand exhibition: Municipality of Uppsala, business and association life in Uppsala.

12-12:15 p.m. - Lecture with Viktor Frisk - How ADHD became my Super Power (*)

12:20-12:45 p.m. - Book signing Viktor Frisk  

2:30-2:45 p.m. - The finalists in the competition will be presented

2:45-3:15 p.m. - The competition will begin

3:15-3:30 p.m. - The winner of the competition will be named

The event will be held in parallel with Uppsala University’s welcome reception and exhibition in Universitetshuset.

You can find Uppsala University’s programme here

(*) The lecture will be held on Swedish.


At the event, companies, associations and organisations will be on hand to give you information, tips and offers. They can help you make the best of your time studying in Uppsala. 

Read more about all of the exhibitors here

Competition - Win a place to live!

Get involved and compete in our Uppsala Quiz and answer questions about your new home/university town. In the competition, you have a chance to win a place in the final that will be held at the event at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, 25 August. In the competition you can, among other things, win a first-hand contract in a student room at V-Dala Studentbostäder

Read more about the competition here

Viktor Frisk - Leader of the competition and event host

The leader of the competition and host of the event is Viktor Frisk, the author of the bestseller My Superpower (Min superkraft) about his life with the diagnosis of ADHD. He is also half of the group Samir & Viktor who twice made it to the final of the Melodifestivalen, the competition that chooses Sweden’s song in the Eurovision Song Contest. In addition to all this, he inspires hundreds of thousands of people through his lectures and in social media.

During the event, Viktor will hold a lecture where he shares his experiences of ADHD and how he successfully turned his diagnosis into a superpower. 

Read more about Viktor Frisk here


This year’s Student Uppsala is being held on Friday, 25 August in Universitetsparken, in direct connection to Uppsala University’s welcome reception in Universitetshuset.

See map here

Eco-labelled event

Student Uppsala is an “eco-labelled event”, certified by the Keep Sweden Tidy Foundation. This is something we are very proud of. We actively work to reduce our environmental impact and make you as a visitor more comfortable. Feel free to get involved and make your own contribution by bicycling, walking or taking public transport to the event.

More information on UL’s timetables and buses/trains is available here

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