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…you will spend the fall at Kulturhuset Spira in Jönköping for the production of Carmen. And with none other than Rickard Söderberg in the lead role. Exciting! What will you be doing? “We have been offered an internship to sing the roles of Frasquita (soprano) and Mercédès (mezzo-soprano) - Carmen’s close friends. It will be a concert version with scenic elements.
On Monday 3 June, there will be a panel discussion on AI in Lagerlöfsalen. After the discussion there will be time for questions. Staff and students are welcome attend. The panel consists of the library director, Jörg Pareigis, pro-vice-chancellor, Margareta Friman, senior lecturer Karin Thörne and researchers Matthias Beckerle and Kristian Petrov.
Axel Isberg, 19 years old, a student at the Elite Sports University, Karlstad University, recently became the European champion in equipped powerlifting at the Junior European Championships in Luxembourg. This marks the third time he has achieved this feat, having also won gold medals at the European Championships in 2022 and 2021. In total, he lifted nearly a ton and set junior records in three events.
You and an ensemble from Musikhögskolan Ingesund traditionally played during the Polar Music Prize earlier this week. Where and when did you play in connection to the award ceremony? “We played at the beginning of the red carpet outside the Grand Hotel as all the guests arrived, from 4:00 PM and for a good hour until the royal family arrived.  How did it feel to play for all of Sweden’s music elite, as well as for the award winners and other musicians who flew in? “It was
On the morning of 15 May, a drill for emergency personnel will be held on campus in Karlstad. – The drill will be noticeable to people moving in the immediate area, says Jan Gambring, Chief Security Office at Karlstad University. The drill includes personnel from the police, Region Värmland, Karlstad Rescue Services and the County Administrative Board in Värmland.
"The event is aimed at researchers, teachers, students, and others interested in internationalization within higher education, and focuses on the possibility of pursuing a master's degree in visual culture and communication," says Staffan Löfving, associate professor of Social Anthropology and lecturer in Intercultural Studies. The satellite event is organized within the framework of the South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF) research and innovation week, which runs
Psychology student Olivia Rosén has been awarded Lilla Psykologpriset. The prize of 10,000 SEK is annually awarded by the Swedish Psychological Association to a psychology student who, during their studies, has worked to improve people’s quality of life. Hello Olivia and congratulations! How does it feel?  “It feels incredibly good. I feel honoured and proud.
The total number of programme applicants has increased by eight per cent for the autumn semester 2024. There is also a nine per cent increase in first choice applicants. The Behavioural Science Programme is among the top ten degree programmes at Karlstad University, which is a newly established programme at the university. The programme attracted 873 applicants, of which 116 are first choice applicants. – It’s very exciting that there’s such a big interest.
The Swedish spring celebration Valborg is often associated with student culture and alcohol, but this year the celebration will be accompanied by a sober alternative with a focus on health and wellbeing - Kausläppet 2024. – We’re hoping that a lot of students, teachers and other members of staff want to join this sober activity, says student Henrik Karlsson Skog. He and Emil Turborn are doing their practical placement as part of the event team behind Kausläppet, which is

New AI tool for students

News » 2024-03-15
Students at Karlstad University now have access to the AI tool Microsoft Copilot. With Copilot, you can utilize a chat function to assist with various tasks, including generating text and images, analyzing data, summarizing documents, writing code, and much more. However, be aware of certain limitations in today’s AI models. Therefore, have a critical approach towards generated information.
What can you actually work with after completing the Sports and Health Coaching Programme at Karlstad University? At least once a year, current students of the programme receive answers during alumni days organized by the programme.
Seven computer science students have been recognized for what teachers describe as "outstanding" project work in the Software Engineering course at the computer science department.