Umeå University

Orientation for International Students Think magazine - Democracy, threats and opportunities

In focus

Far from home, but with his eyes set on success

Ahmad HusseinAt the front of the classroom stands a man in a handsome suit. He’s trying to make himself heard through the murmur of voices. After a while, he gets everyone’s attention. The speaker is Ahmad Hussein, and the listeners have just completed the fast track teacher education, Snabbspåret, for newcomers to Sweden.

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TEDxUmeå 2018

Saving the Earth Is Easier than You Think

Malcolm Fairbrother, professor at the Department of Sociology, raised awareness that there are actually many success stories where environmental policies have worked really well.