Århus through the eyes of foreigners

My classmate Faten put together this awesome video where she interviewed people from our program about their first impressions of Aarhus. Recognize the ugly building in the background??? I wasn’t a part of it, but I thought it was too awesome not to share! If you like it, check out Faten’s blog at http://fatenhbu.wordpress.com.

A Global voice

This is a fun feature story for a local Danish TV station about how internationals view Århus. Being the second largest city in Denmark, the University of Århus hosts about 4000 international students annually. Most of them don’t know much about the city or the country’s life style prior to their arrival, but notice the differences between living in Denmark and their home countries. 

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Velkommen til Århus! (Welcome to Aarhus!)

After stuffing two years’ worth of clothing and school supplies into two huge suitcases, I was ready to go. I didn’t have time to be sad, just stressed. My parents took me out to lunch and drove me to the Sea-Tac airport, and my boyfriend met us there to send me off. After a surprisingly tearless goodbye, I hopped on a plane and flew to…London. Continue reading “Velkommen til Århus! (Welcome to Aarhus!)”