NärCon Sommar is the largest Cosplay festival in the Nordic region. The convention has grown from year to year. This year an estimated 10,000 visitors will participate when the convention takes over Campus Valla, 25-28 July.
The first year-group from the international master’s programme in design has graduated. “It suited me perfectly that the programme was new and a bit disorganised. The courses were great, and I’ve benefited from everything in the master’s programme”, Caspar Reuterswärd assures us.
Starting from the autumn term 2019, the Campus bus will be operated by Connect Bus, and the collaboration with Östgötatrafiken will end.
The new company will take over on Monday 19 August.
A new LiU Card will be introduced on 1 August. The card follows the LiU graphic profile but lacks visible personal data, since the information is stored in digital form. It is not necessary to exchange existing LiU cards for new ones.
You need to register for your courses in the beginning of each semester. Here you can find when registration is available for your Faculty. The registration period lasts three weeks, but the sooner you register the better.
Inside LiU News
New campus bus this autumn
When the campus bus restarts operation on 19 August, it will be under a new operator. Connect Bus will operate the campus bus, and it will no longer be possible to use payment solutions from Östgötatrafiken. The new timetable and updated info have been published.
A new LiU Card will be introduced on 1 August that lacks visible personal information. The card follows the LiU graphic profile but lacks visible personal data, since the information is stored in digital form. It is not necessary to exchange existing LiU cards for new ones.
The university management will gain a new deputy vice-chancellor on 15 August. On that date, Per-Olof Brehmer takes over responsibility for research.
LiU will celebrate the opening of Studenthuset with a full festival week, starting on 30 August and ending with the Kalas event at Campus Valla on 5 September. The programme for an unforgettable week has now been published.
The important job of building new organisational structures at LiU is under way in our three new departments, HMV, BKV and IKOS, which start operations on 1 January 2020. The work includes various areas within the HR field, which Director of Human Resources Pia Rundgren is coordinating.