Our consumption is the crucial question for a sustainable society, according to the Environmental researcher Karin Bradley (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

Student life today – and 60 years ago

Cecilia Molinder will finish her degree project this summer. By then, 60 years will have elapsed since Sigvard Bahrke was awarded his degree. When the student of the 1950s meets the student of the 2010s, the conversation touches on everything from desperately looking for accommodation and exam stress to union work, cap buttons and a revolution.

KTH among the best at internationalisation

KTH Royal Institute of Technology receives top marks for its work on internationalisation. The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, STINT, has awarded five stars and a plaque to three Swedish seats of learning – with KTH being among them.

KTH among world’s top 100

KTH Royal Institute of Technology has been ranked 98th best seat of learning in the world in the QS World University Rankings. This is more or less the same result as last year, when KTH came 97th.

Halfway to a new school organisation

Why do the schools have to be merged? Can’t we just cooperate over school boundaries? And isn’t there a risk that we will lose momentum by devoting time and energy to reorganisation? These were some of the questions that were raised during a hearing about the change in the school organisation.

Business trips need to be reduced

What sort of environmental footprints do KTH’s travellers leave? Commuting to and from work has limited impact, but business travel leads to high emissions of greenhouse gases. If we are to achieve sustainability goals there needs to be a shift in the perception of how and why we travel.

Bosse Olofsson’s ability to inspire and motivate students has earned him yet another Teacher of the Year award. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

New arrivals find jobs after IT course

Aiham Alkaseer, educated in computer science in Damascus, develops apps, among other things, at the IT company Xlent.

There is a greater than expected demand for Swedish language for foreign students at KTH, according to Rebecca Hincks and Björn Kjellgren's investigation.

The perfect PhD student?

Productive and contributing to growth. That’s the image of the ideal PhD student. But how is it affecting research as a whole?

We need a sharper admission system, says Stefan Östlund, Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

Researchers practise Swedish at lunchtime

One hour a week when you only get to speak Swedish. That is the purpose of KTH's new language café for employees who do not have Swedish as their mother tongue.

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