Leaving for Singapore on my recce trip

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In mid-February I booked a week-long trip Singapore between March 11 – March 16. There are currently a lot of airlines flying to Singapore from Europe, including Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qatar, British Airways, Lufthansa, Finnair, Turkish Airlines and many more, and the prices are quite fair. Having experience from most of these airlines, I decided […]

Seminar in Stockholm

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On February 8, 2018, we had a seminar at STINTs office in the center of Stockholm with all the new STINT Teaching Sabbatical Fellows of 2018 and most of last year’s fellows. This was a great opportunity to discuss and listen to some of the former fellows’ experience of being part of the program, both those that […]

Teaching at NTU

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Most of the courses at NTU already are assigned by the time I got in touch with them regarding the sabbatical. This meaning that the courses that had the best fit with what I teach in Sweden and where I could benefit the most from teaching at NTU already had been assigned. This, however, was […]

First contact with NTU

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During the beginning of January I contacted my faculty and administrative contacts at NTU to sort out how to begin the Visa procedure, get some support regarding the housing situation and to set the dates for my planning trip during spring. Since my partner was pregnant at the time, she decided not to come on the […]

Notice of acceptance

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Just before Christmas 2017, I got this great news that my application to the STINT Teaching Sabbatical program had been accepted and I  was moving to Singapore during fall 2018 with my family. I had been accepted as a STINT Fellow at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). This teaching sabbatical is a national scholarship by the Swedish […]