Olive Maitha

Master's programme in business development and internationalisation, Umeå University

‘Doing your degree in Sweden helps build international networks, which trains you to apply the knowledge gained in class on a global platform.’

Why did you choose to study in Sweden?

In addition to the competitive high quality education offered for degree studies, Sweden has a large international student population. This makes it easier to integrate into the Swedish culture without feeling excluded. The nature and landscape are breathtaking with each season capturing its own element of beauty.

What aspects of studying in Sweden did you enjoy the most?

I enjoyed the learning experience. Doing my master’s in Sweden developed me in two ways. Educationally, I benefited from the expertise offered by my lecturers, particularly in the area of research. Culturally, I was able to travel the world through the experiences I got to share with my colleagues.

Why do you think someone should study in Sweden?

Building networks and experiencing diversity. Doing your degree in Sweden helps build international networks, which trains you to apply the knowledge gained in class on a global platform. This makes you relevant universally because you learn to understand and appreciate some of the diverse cultures and practices different countries have.

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