Newshttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/News related to Chalmers University of TechnologyMon, 23 Mar 2020 12:44:11 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Coronavirus.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Coronavirus.aspxOutbreak of coronavirus: Chalmers’ instructions<p><b>Information from Chalmers regarding the Coronavirus is available at chalmers.se/info​. Updates are ongoing. Keep yourself updated.  ​​​​</b></p><div><br /></div> <div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div></div></div>Mon, 16 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Message-from-vice-president.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Message-from-vice-president.aspxMessage from vice president of education<p><b>To all students at Chalmers, ​​As Vice President of Education and Life-long Learning I would like to write to you regarding the change from written exams at Chalmers to home-based examination.​​ I understand that this is a big change for you just as it is for us, but I am certain that we together will be able to manage this in the best way possible. ​</b></p><div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">The first home-based exams were made on Saturday and overall everything went well. Some students experienced problems with uploading their exam answers to Canvas, but after contacting the examiner of the course it was solved in a good way. </span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">On the link below you can find answers to frequently asked questions about this exam period, as well as instructions for how you easily can scan any hand-written pages (calculations etc.) using your phone. </span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><a href="/en/News/Pages/question-answers-exam-from-home.aspx" title="Link to Frequently asked questions regarding distance examination"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" />Frequently asked questions regarding distance examination</a><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">Please note that students that have neither been registered on the course in this study period nor have registered for the exam on the course, cannot write the exam. </span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">Study period 4 starts as planned on Monday 23 March. We are preparing for distance-based teaching and examination or in smaller groups at campus. We might have to make changes to course syllabi, for example regarding the forms of teaching and examination. </span><span style="background-color:initial">A lot of the teaching materials we already use are already available in digital form and will constitute the basis for the distance-based teaching. Teaching might also be conducted in the form of live-streams. </span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">Having said that, I would like to wish the ones of you who will write an exam this week best of luck! </span></div> <div><br /></div> <div>Kind regards, Anna Karlsson-Bengtsson </div> <div>Vice President of Education and Life-long learning</div>Sun, 15 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Exams-written-from-home-corona.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Exams-written-from-home-corona.aspxAll written exams will be done from home<p><b>Due to the extraordinary situation caused by the very high risk of the covid-19 infection spreading in Sweden, Chalmers’ President has decided that all written exams for study period 3 will be carried out from home*. ​Frequently asked questions regarding distance examination​ ​</b></p>​<span style="background-color:initial">If the examiner of the course does not announce something else, the exam paper will be published in the course room on Canvas at the start of the ordinary exam time. The written exam should be handed in through Canvas at the latest 10 minutes past the end of the exam time. Students with a decision of prolonged examination time should contact the examiner in advance. If it is not possible to hand-in the exam through Canvas, it should be sent to the examiner by e-mail as soon as possible.</span><div><br /><span style="background-color:initial"></span><div><ul><li>The exam is to be carried out individually, ie., collaboration is not allowed. Due to the current circumstances, all examination aids are allowed regardless of what is written on the exam. Control for plagiarism will be carried out. For information, the exam cannot be written anonymously. </li> <li>Students without access to the current year course room in Canvas for the course in question should immediately contact the examiner and state their student e-mail address and that they want to be added to the course room.</li> <li>Text answers on the exam should be written in a text document. Calculations etc. may be written on paper and subsequently be photographed or scanned. The examiner decides and lets the student know how and in which formats answers should be written and handed in for each question/problem. This will be stated on the exam or separately in Canvas.</li> <li>The examiner, or a teacher appointed by the examiner, will be available on phone throughout the exam time.</li></ul></div> <div>During this period, other examining activities and teaching etc. will be carried out as planned, unless otherwise noticed. Information on the upcoming study period will be sent out at a later time. </div> <div>We of course understand that changes such as these can cause worry, doubt and questions. It is likely that there will be problems in relation to such extensive change, so we all need to do our best to carry this out in a satisfactory manner.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>If you have questions, please contact:</div> <div><ul><li>Students contact the course examiner</li> <li>Examiners contact the vice head of department</li> <li>Vice heads of department contact a dean of education</li> <li>Heads of programme contact their dean of education</li></ul></div> <div>*Students who do not have a computer can write the exam in any of Chalmers’ computer labs</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Kind regards,</div> <div>Vice President Anna Karlsson-Bengtsson and the Executive Committee of Education</div> <div><br /></div> </div>Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Feelgood-new-student-health-care.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Feelgood-new-student-health-care.aspx​Feelgood new student health care from March 1<p><b>​Chalmers changes student health care to Feelgood from March 1​</b></p><br /><div><span style="background-color:initial">Everyone studying at Chalmers has the opportunity to turn to student health care if needed and from March 1, Feelgood is your student health care.</span><br /></div> <div>You can contact Feelgood if you experience problems with study-related illness. As a complement to physical visits, there are also opportunities to have a web-based virtual visit to all care categories within Feelgood.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>For contact information, time booking and to read more about Feelgood visit the link below:</div> <div><a href="/en/studentlife/Pages/Medical-healthcare.aspx" target="_blank" title="Link to student health care, opens in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" />Student health care​</a></div>Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Internship-through-IAESTE-.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Internship-through-IAESTE-.aspxApply for international internships in your study field<p><b>It's time to apply for internship through IAESTE</b></p><div>IAESTEs new internships are now available through <a href="http://www.iaeste.net/" title="Link to IAESTE's web page, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">www.iaeste.net</a> – register an account and then you can proceed with your application. Deadline is February 29. The placements are also presented at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/iaeste.sverige" title="Link to IAESTEs Facebook page, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">IAESTE's Facebook page</a>.</div> <div><br /><img src="/SiteCollectionImages/miljöer_illustrationer/IAESTE3.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px" /><br /><br />Photo: Jaskaran Singh Malhotra</div>Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-survey-Studentbarometern.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-survey-Studentbarometern.aspxThe survey Studentbarometern now in your in-box<p><b>​It's time to answer the survey "Studentbarometern" – a collaboration by the university and the Student Union to look into your study and work environment​</b></p><div><span><div><span style="background-color:initial"><strong><br /></strong></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><strong>Update February 4 2020:</strong> <span style="color:rgb(255, 0, 0)"><strong>For those who have not yet answered to the survey have today received a new email with your personal link. Some students have had trouble finding their mail. The questionnaire is sent to the email address you have registered in Ladok. That means it can come to a private address or to a Chalmers address. Look for it also in the spam inbox.</strong></span></span><span style="background-color:initial">​</span><br /></div></span></div> <div><span><br /></span></div> <div><span>In &quot;<strong>Studentbarometern</strong>&quot;<span style="display:inline-block"></span></span> you will have the opportunity to express how you feel and how you perceive your study environment. Results from previous years have led to initiatives such as the Students Union's &quot;Stories from Campus&quot; and helped the Vice President's management team, Dean of Education and Heads of Programmes to prioritize appropriately. Your response is of the utmost importance for making Chalmers a better place for everyone!</div> <div> </div> <div><strong>On 21 January, you will receive an email </strong>from chalmers.studentbarometer2020@mail.quicksearch.se containing the survey. The survey is open for responses until 11 February. Your response will be handled by the external company Quicksearch, guaranteeing anonymity and confidentiality. The link you receive is personal. Keep an eye out for the email so you don't miss the chance to make your voice heard. The survey takes 5 to 10 minutes to answer. </div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2" style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)"><span style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)"><span style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)">Q &amp; A on the student survey</span></span></h2> <h4 class="chalmersElement-H4">Chalmers' investigation into the study and work environment of its students, conducted between 21 January and 11 February 2019.</h4> <div> </div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why should I take the survey?</h3> <div>The survey offers you an opportunity to make a difference. Your opinions are important, and only you can relay your personal perception of your study environment. The outcome of the survey will be analyzed and lead to measures. The more students who respond, the higher the response rate and the more impact the survey will make. Most importantly: with your response, you are contributing to improvements in the study environment of all students.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">How will I receive the survey?</h3> <div>Quicksearch will deliver the survey by email from the chalmers.studentbarometer2020@mail.quicksearch.se address. The link contained in the email is personal. There is no need to worry if you should accidentally delete the first email. You will receive a reminder with a new link on 28 January.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why haven't I received the survey?</h3> <div>You must have been enrolled at Chalmers in the autumn 2018 term to receive the survey. Check your spam folder to ensure that the email wasn't stopped by your spam filter. Contact <a href="mailto:sara.thornadtsson.chavarria@chalmers.se">Sara Thornadtsson Chavarria</a> if you have not received the survey.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Is my response anonymous?</h3> <div>Yes. No one at Chalmers will be able to connect responses to individual students. It will not be possible to connect any of your answers to you personally. They will only be analyzed on the relevant group level. Responses are managed by Quicksearch, guaranteeing anonymity and confidentiality.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why are you posing these questions?</h3> <div>The survey gives Chalmers a better idea of how students perceive their study environment and what is required to improve it for you and your fellow students. We strive for student well-being and to reduce stress to help you achieve your desired results. </div> <div>The survey poses questions about your programme, your studies and your personal situation. These questions are based on current research and legislation in the areas of working environment and discrimination. </div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Where and when will the results be presented?</h3> <div>The results will be presented during the spring. More information will be made available on the Student Portal, so keep an eye out.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="https://en.quicksearch.se/?lang=en" title="Link to Quicksearch, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />More information about the company Quicksearch</a></div> <div> </div>Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Space-Data-Hackathon-2020-.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Space-Data-Hackathon-2020-.aspxSpace Data Hackathon 2020<p><b>Swedish Space Data Lab, Artic Business and Innovatum Startup invite you to the Space Data Hackathon! ​</b></p><div><span style="background-color:initial">The availability of large amounts of satellite i</span><span style="background-color:initial">magery data through the European Copernicus project and open source platforms like the OpenDataCube (ODC) greatly bolsters the opportunities to apply </span><span style="background-color:initial">classical machine learning and deep learning algorithms. These models can be employed to meet many challenges. One challenge often arising in the </span><span style="background-color:initial">an</span><span style="background-color:initial">alysis of satellite data is that of cloud occlusion. Depending on the time of year and the location of the Area of Interest (AoI) clouds can fully </span><span style="background-color:initial">or partially cover the image and hamper the analysis. However, there are many methods available for estimating missing data.</span></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">There are two parts to this challenge:</h3> <div><br /></div> <div><ul><li>Part 1 of this challenge is to use the Swedish satellite data (provided through ODC) to train a model that is able to estimate certain statistics for an occluded area based on the information from the surrounding area, as reliably and accurately as possible.</li> <li>Part 2 of this challenge is to develop a viable business case for the solution developed or from techniques utilized to develop the solution. Team will be provided a framework to follow for this aspect of the challenge.</li></ul></div> <div><strong>The winning teams will be decided by a jury and they will receive the following:</strong></div> <div><ul><li>SEK 12,000 for the 1st place team</li> <li>8000 SEK for the 2nd place team</li> <li>An optional coaching session to further develop the business case of the developed solution with ABI or Innovatum Startup. <span style="background-color:initial">The opportunity to have solution adopted by the Space Data Lab</span></li></ul></div> <div>Please make sure to register before February 9th at 24:00.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>More information here: </div> <div><a href="https://space-data-hackathon.confetti.events/" title="Link to space data hackathon, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Space Data Hackathon 2020​</a></div>Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-guidelines-re-examination.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-guidelines-re-examination.aspxNew guidelines for re-sit examination sign-up<p><b>Mandatory exam registration is applied at Chalmers. In the past, it has been possible to register for all the scheduled examination opportunities, including the re-examination in the courses where there is a registration. Nowadays, however, another application period applies for the re-sit examination.​</b></p>​<span style="background-color:initial">Registration for the re-sit examination opens 16 working days after the corresponding regular examination period has closed. Therefore, it will no longer be possible to register for the re-sit examination before the regular examination has taken place.</span><div><span style="background-color:initial">The examination date for courses is published in the student portal on two occasions per academic year. Exams given in the fall will be published</span><span style="background-color:initial"> in mid-June and exams given in the spring will be published in mid-December</span><br /></div> <div><div><span style="background-color:initial">In Ladok, the exams are only shown/published</span><span style="background-color:initial"> two weeks before the registration period opens.</span><br /></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">The registration periods are set based on the decision above and published in the service </span><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/Pages/TheAcademicYear.aspx">The academic year -Dates and times</a><span style="background-color:initial"> in the Studen portal</span><span style="background-color:initial">.</span><br /></div></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">I</span><span style="background-color:initial">f you for some reason are prevented and unable to write the exam, remember to cancel your registration at least 3 days before the exam.</span><br /></div> <div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/Examinations/Pages/how-to-sign-up.aspx" target="_blank" title="More information about examination sign-up"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" /><span>More information about exa</span>mination sign-up​</a></div> <div><br /></div> </div>Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/US-ambassador-visits-Chalmers.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/US-ambassador-visits-Chalmers.aspxThe U.S. Ambassador visits Chalmers<p><b>The Ambassador Ken Howery will give a talk on “The United States and Sweden:  Strong Partners for a Better Future”</b></p>​​​<div>Date: January 14, 2020</div> <div>Time: 1.30 – 2.30pm</div> <div>Location: Scania-salen, Chalmers Student House, Chalmersplatsen 1, Göteborg</div> <div>Sign up at <a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/ae426a0f-53bc-42cc-a651-da8617f81ad8" title="Länk till anmälan, öppnas i ny flik" target="_blank">here at the latest January 12​</a> (first come, first served)​</div> <div></div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>The newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Ken Howery, is coming to visit Chalmers University of Technology. </strong></div> <div><br /></div> <div>He will discuss Swedish-American relations, the issues he wants to prioritise as Ambassador, as well as technology and innovation.</div> <div>Kenneth &quot;Ken&quot; Alan Howery was born in Texas in 1975 and graduated in Economics from Stanford in 1998. That same year, he founded Paypal, together with Elon Musk among others. When Paypal was acquired by Ebay in 2002, Ken Howery worked as Ebay's head of business development.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Since 2005 he has worked as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, specialising in creating and financing technology companies, through measures including the venture capital fund Founders Fund, which he started with partner Peter Thiel, and which has a turnover in the billions of dollars.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>In 2010, Venture Capital Journal named Ken Howery one of the top 10 venture capitalists under 36. He has lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School and Stanford, and has helped students at the University of California, Berkeley and the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin to develop business models.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Ken Howery is a member of The Explorers Club, a non-profit group that promotes scientific exploration. He is also an advisor to Kiva, a charity that enables people to lend money over the Internet to entrepreneurs in low-income countries.</div> <div>On the November 7th 2019, the Ambassador presented his credentials to HM King and this is his first official visit to Gothenburg.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>You are most welcome!</strong></div> <div><br /></div> ​​Thu, 09 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Green-Challenge-2020.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Green-Challenge-2020.aspxApply for the Green Challenge conference and competition<p><b>​​​Five engineering students from Chalmers have the opportunity to take part in the Green Challenge (Grön Dyst), which is arranged by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, on Friday 26 June. Green Challenge is a competition offering the chance to win cash prizes, and also a day where students can showcase their projects and visions for professionals working on the same problems.​​​</b></p>​<div>To participate, you must have developed a project whose theme is sustainability, climate technology or the environment as part of either your Bachelor or Master studies at Chalmers. The students are invited to take part in the conference as well as a two-day programme alternatively a three-week course leading up to the conference. Students at Chalmers who are interested to participate in the Green Challenge should send in an application no later than 10 April.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">What is Green challenge?</h2> <div>Green Challenge is an international student conference and competition arranged by DTU every year. The conference is DTU’s response to the global climate and sustainability challenges.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Competition</h3> <div>In the Green Challenge competition, students participate with the results of projects that they have performed either in courses or theses at either Bachelor or Master level. An abstract (a project summary) must be submitted prior to the student conference.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Prizes will be awarded for the best projects, in accordance with the following criteria:</strong></div> <div><ul><li>Is the project well-structured and clearly communicated?</li> <li>To what extent is the positive impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals made probable?</li> <li>To what extent is the project technically applicable and likely to be realized? </li> <li>To what extent is it visionary and/or innovative?</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Two-day program or three-week course</h3> <div>The selected students from Chalmers have the opportunity to follow one of two programmes as outlined below:</div> <div><br /></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><strong>Two-day programme leading up to the Green Challenge conference:</strong></span><br /><ul><li>For those interested in a short term stay, DTU's two-day programme offers social activities, including an introduction to the student life at DTU, a workshop on how to pitch a project, and a sight-seeing tour in the Copenhagen area. DTU pays for food and accommodation. </li></ul></div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Three-week course + student conference:</strong></div> <div><ul><li>Students who are interested in a longer stay can participate in one of DTU’s three-week courses (5 ECTS) taking place in the beginning of June. The students in this programme will not be part of the activities in the two-day programme. DTU's Housing Office provides accommodation at the students' own expense.</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Expenses</h3> <div>Expenses, for the five selected students from Chalmers: </div> <div><br /></div> <div><ul><li>For the two-day programme: DTU covers the expenses of breakfast, lunch and dinner for two days, four nights at Danhostel in Copenhagen, airport pick-up, transportation to and from the hotel and DTU. </li> <li>For the three-week courses: the students have to pay for accommodation provided by DTU's Housing Office and for their own meals. </li> <li>Train tickets from Göteborg to Copenhagen and back, can be paid by Chalmers.</li> <li>Other costs have to be paid by the students themselves.</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Visa</h3> <div>The students do not automatically receive a Visa as part of their participation in Green Challenge. Upon request, DTU can issue a formal invitation letter, which the student can use to apply for a Visa. Note it can take up to two months to get a visa.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Application </h3> <div>Students at Chalmers who are interested to participate should send in an application by mail to Ulrika Lundqvist (<a href="mailto:ulrika.lundqvist@chalmers.se">Ulrika.lundqvist@chalmers.se​</a>) latest on the 10 April. The application should include a project description of maximum one page (in English). It should be clear when and in which course at Chalmers that the project has been performed, and together with which other students. Five students will be selected after an evaluation of the applications based on the criteria that are used in the Green Challenge competition (see above in the section about the competition).</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">More information</h3> <div>For more information, please visit the Green Challenge website:</div> <div><a href="http://www.groendyst.dtu.dk/english/" title="Link to Green Challenge website, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">http://www.groendyst.dtu.dk/english/​</a></div> <div><br /></div>Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Apply-for-parti-time-job-in-education.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Apply-for-parti-time-job-in-education.aspxApply for a part-time job in education<p><b>Do you want to make a change by helping students with their school assignments? Do you want to develop yourself as an individual and improve your educational skills? Are you passionate to inspire others and share knowledge in engineering, mathematics and natural science? And maybe you want to be a part of our school team who works with study support and engineering challenges in primary and high school?​ ​​</b></p><h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">​<span>About you</span></h2> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span><div>If you are a positive and engaged person who have the skills in sharing knowledge in an easy-to-understand way, then you are who we are looking for! Work experiences with children and youth are taken into consideration as merit but not mandatory. You don´t need to speak fluent Swedish, but it is positive if you have some Swedish language skills. Below are some examples of various school activities that can be of interest.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Rädda Ägget (Save the Egg)</h2> <div>In the beginning of November every year, Chalmers holds a competition for students in the 5th grade of primary school – called <a href="https://www.chalmers.se/sv/samverkan/skolsamverkan/Grundskolan/radda-agget-och-upplev-teknik/Sidor/default.aspx" title="Link to Rädda ägget, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Rädda Ägget</a> (Save the Egg). The challenge is to create the best construction to save an egg that will fall from 15 meters above the ground, without breaking the egg. The competition is held at Chalmers Campus Johanneberg and divided into two parts. First, the participants test the construction in MC2 building and then the second part they will test different technical and scientific experiments in Betonghallen. Every year, we are looking for students who like to inspire children in natural science, engineering and mathematics through experiments and workshops.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">DigiLab – Digital workshop for school students</h2> <div>During Vetenskapfestivalen (The Science Festival) in April, Chalmers arranges a DigiLab - a digital workshop for school students within the age of 10-12 years old in Lindholmen. The goal is to stimulate interest for engineering. Students will get the chance to solve assignments and build an application with the help of electronics, censors and simple programming.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>We are looking for students who will lead and develop DigiLab together with us. It is considered a merit if you have skills in simple electronic components, such as Arduino, Raspberry PI, Scratch, MakeyMakey, LittleBits, etc. However, it is not strict to have these competencies.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2"><a href="http://www.lib.chalmers.se/en/tutoring-and-disabilities/math-and-homework-tutoring/" title="Link to läxhjälpen, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Läxhjälpen</a> (Helping school assignments at Chalmers Library in Johanneberg)</h2> <div>We offer school assignments and homework assistance for high school students every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 17.15 – 19.15 at the main library in Chalmers Campus Johanneberg. We are regularly looking for students who enjoy the roll of being a tutor and want to help high school students with their school assignments.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Pluggstöd (Study Support)</h2> <div>As a part of Chalmers <a href="https://www.chalmers.se/sv/samverkan/skolsamverkan/Grundskolan/Sidor/laxhjalpsstart.aspx" title="Link to Pluggstöd, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Pluggstöd</a>, you will help 7th to 9th grade students with their homework or assignments within different topics. The project is held with a cooperation with schools and companies. The assistance is held in their venue after school time. The goal with the project is to introduce an international environment and it is the reason why we would like to have both Swedish and international students to work together in this project.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2"><span>How to apply</span></h2> <div>Please send your CV and a short personal letter via email to <a href="mailto:dorotea.blank@chalmers.se" title="Email to Dorotea Blank, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">dorotea.blank@chalmers.se​</a>. Applicants who are qualified will be invited to an interview during the year.</div> <div><br /></div> </div>Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Student-centre-closed.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Student-centre-closed.aspx​The Student Centre closed during the Christmas and new year holidays<p><b>​Christmas and New Year times are approaching, and it is time for a well-deserved rest for both students and staff at Chalmers.​​​​</b></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background-color:initial">The Student Centre info desks on campus Johanneberg and Lindholmen campus will be closed from December 23 to January 6. This also means that during this time, it will not b</span><span style="background-color:initial">e possible to reach the Student Center by telephone. The email address <a href="mailto:student.centre@chalmers.se">student.centre@chalmers.se​</a> will still be open but the response time may be longer than usual.</span><br /></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">The staff at the Student Centre wishes all students a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. See you in 2020!</span></p>Mon, 16 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/An-adventorous-night-at-the-concert-hall.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/An-adventorous-night-at-the-concert-hall.aspxAn adventurous night at the concert hall<p><b>​"As a university of technology and science, our mission is to produce and spread knowledge, competence and solutions that benefit everyone: both individuals and society". President of Chalmers, Stefan Bengtsson ​</b></p>​​​<img src="/SiteCollectionImages/miljöer_illustrationer/Symfoni%20mobil.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:261px" /><br /><br /><div><span style="background-color:initial">To achieve our goals, an important part of this mission is to create an interest in science, research and engineering among the next generation and to get them to join us at Chalmers.</span><div><br /></div> <div>All students at Chalmers have been an undeniably important part of everything that we have done this year to achieve the goals we have set. Thank you for your engagement as student ambassadors!</div> <div><br /></div> <div>We would like to show you our appreciation by inviting you to a special musical experience at the Gothenburg Concert Hall together with all those who have, just like you, contributed to a great ambassadorship.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>The concert is free for all students at Chalmers but the seats are limited so please sign up as soon as possible.  </strong></div> <div><strong>When:</strong> 16 January 2020 (please register before December 30)</div> <div><strong>Time:</strong> 18.00 Drinks, snacks and mingle 18:30: 19.00 Inspirational Talk:  “Digital Cultural Meetings – when music meets innovation”. 19:30: The concert starts.</div> <div><strong>Location:</strong> Göteborgs Konserthus (Gothenburg Concert Hall), Götaplatsen   First come, first served principle.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/4efd8bf4-9676-4b41-81c0-3a42bf4b8ad2?utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=Ungapped&amp;utm_campaign=You+are+invited+to+a+concert+with+Gothenburg+Symphony+Orchestra+and+Chalmers%21&amp;utm_custom%5bungapped%5d=0612fc61-d0ee-4064-847d-d22fdaf9401a" target="_blank" title="länk till anmälan, öppnas i ny flik"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Sign up for the free concert​</a></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">About the Concert DON JUAN’S EROTIC ADVENTURES</h3> <div><br /></div> <div>Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali  </div> <div><br /></div> <div>Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss were alive at the same time and followed one another from a distance. Here they are in their finest moods; Strauss in Don Juans 's erotic adventures, and Sibelius in his sunny Symphony No 3.</div> </div>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Get-free-business-mentorship-from-Spark.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Get-free-business-mentorship-from-Spark.aspxGet free business mentorship from Spark*<p><b>Do you have a business idea that you want to take further? Are you passionate about something, or skilled in a particular area? Then chances are, you are sitting on something great! Join Spark* by submitting your business idea, regardless of how developed it is, how much time you’ve put into it or what experience you have. We can help you take it further.</b></p>​<span style="background-color:initial">Spark* Chalmers is a new FREE mentorship service for all Chalmers students that have a business idea. By joining Spark*, you or your team can get help with validating your idea, creating a business model, finding customers, marketing and sales, IP, funding, networking and more!  </span><h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">How it works: </h3> <div><ol><li><span style="background-color:initial">Sign up here: <a href="https://bit.ly/2DxpOxR">https://bit.ly/2DxpOxR​</a></span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Meet a mentor  </span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Discuss your idea </span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Get FREE mentorship</span><span style="background-color:initial">  </span></li></ol></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span></div> <div><br /></div> <div>For any questions, feel free to contact us at <a href="mailto:sparkbychalmers@gmail.com">sparkbychalmers@gmail.com​</a> or on Facebook and Instagram @spark.chalmers.</div> <div><br /></div> Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-Student-and-education-department-moves.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-Student-and-education-department-moves.aspx​The student and education department has moved to Eklandagatan 86<p><b>​Due to extensive renovation work in the building Samhällsbyggnad 3, the staff will have to change premises during the work. The new premises are located at Eklandagatan 86, Campus Johanneberg and will be used from December 2.​​​​</b></p><br /><div></div> <div>For you as a student, this means that in the future you need to go to this new address if you need to meet a Study Counsellor, Career Service, Disability Coordinator (Funka), Education Administrator, Chalmers International Mobility, Central Study Guidance or Equality coordinator. They have all the same email address and phone number as before.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Please note that this change only affects students studying at the Johanneberg Campus.</strong></div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="http://maps.chalmers.se/#0f898a50-2181-11e8-83e7-150e9dcc3277" title="Link to map, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Find the new address here</a>. </div> <div><img src="/SiteCollectionImages/miljöer_illustrationer/Eklandagatan%2086.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:600px;height:368px" /><br /><br /><br /></div>Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100