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On May 4th 2016, in an event jointly arranged by the SI Ugandan Alumni Network and the Embassy of Sweden in Kampala, an estimated 500 Ugandan university students from around Kampala took the opportunity to see, hear, taste and discuss Sweden for a day. Informational materials from SI about Swedish scholarship opportunities and different aspects of life in Sweden were distributed throughout the day by about 40 members of the SI alumni network. The alumni also answered questions and shared their personal experiences from Sweden.

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INVITATION Alumni event & Sweden Day Uganda

 Dear Swedish Institute Alumni, you are invited to two events in Uganda!

Alumni event in Kampala!

The Ambassador of Sweden, Mr. Urban Andersson, has the pleasure to invite You as former Swedish Institute scholarship holders, now back in Uganda to a Alumni reception Wednesday, October 30. The event is co-hosted by the Swedish Institute. At the event you will meet other SI Alumni and also have the opportunity to meet the visiting delegation of representatives from the Swedish Institute (Stockholm). Register on-line here at the latest, October 26. The event can only host a limited number of participants so sign up as soon as possible.

Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2013, at 18:30hours
Register for the event by following this LINK Remember to indicate when and where in Sweden you studied.
RSVP: Not later than 26rd of October.
Confirmation: The Swedish Ambassador will send out a confirmation e-mail after the deadline, where also the event venue will be indicated.



Sweden Day – information event about Sweden and academic scholarships for studies in Sweden.

The Swedish Delegation will also participate in the Sweden Day, arranged by the Swedish Embassy in Kampala and hosted by the Makerere University on Thursday, 31 October. This event is open for everyone who is interested in Sweden and will consist of information about Sweden in general as well as study och scholarship opportunities to Sweden, hear lectures, or try out a quiz on Sweden, se an exhibitions and much more.

If you, as a SI Alumni, would like to share your study experience in Sweden as part of the program at makerere on the 31th of October, we warmly encourage you to indicate that in the registration form or send an email to alumni@si.se.

Date: Thursday, 31 October
Time: 10 AM – 17 PM
Venue: Outside the University Library, Makerere University


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