Women in Iceland go on strike for equal pay & Sweden is losing highly educated labor to Denmark.

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 44, 2023.

News Presenter: Elvira Hodzic

Reporters:  Sara Ek & Magdalena Johnson in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Published on: 3rd of November 2023

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Joint Nordic pavillion at World Expo 2025, increase in cyberatacks against Norway  & Uppsala student of the year

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 43, 2023.

People standing in a modernistic empty room
Photo: The Nordic Pavilion, Rimond.
Danish flag flying in the wind
Young man smiling
Sigfrid Stjärnholm is Uppsala’s student of the year 2023. Photo: Mikael Wallerstedt.

News Presenter: Birk Cock Aschjem

Reporters:  Magdalena Johnson in Gothenburg, Sweden; Borghild Rauø in Trondheim, Norway; Vilhelm Mikael Vestman in Copenhagen, Denmark; Lina Martinell in Uppsala, Sweden.

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Published on: 27th of October 2023

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Sami demonstration, UKA festival & new collaboration amongst Nordic public television broadcasters

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 41, 2023.

Sami demonstration seeks removal of windfarms in Fosen, Norway.


UKA, the largest cultural festival in Norway, is currently ongoing in Trondheim.


New collaboration among Nordic public television broadcasters.


News Presenter: Magdalena Johnson

Reporters: Ludwig Friedrich Hohenstaufhen in Oslo, Norway; Birk Cock Aschjem & Borghild Rauø in Trondheim, Norway.

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Published on: 20th of October 2023

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Nobel prize in literature, Scandinavian podcast & the Norwegian Red Youth Party addressed the climate crisis and its severe consequences

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 40, 2023.

Jon Fosse was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.


Scandinavian podcast takes the stage at Gothenburg’s Book Fair.


The Norwegian Red Youth Party addressed the climate crisis and its severe consequences.


News Presenter: Sara Ek

Reporters: Magdalena Johnson & Alexander Maxia in Gothenburg, Sweden; Birk Cock Aschjem & Borghild Rauø in Trondheim, Norway.

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Published on: 6th of October 2023

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Over 2000 investigative journalists gather in Gothenburg, despite security challenges

Special Edition of the Nordic Studentradion Network from GIJC 2023

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) gathered over 2000 journalists in Gothenburg. Nordljud interviewed Ulla Sätereie, president of the Swedish Association for Investigative Journalism, Carina Pierre Rochard from Fojo Media Institute and the outgoing executive director of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, David E. Kaplan, about the conference and the state of investigative journalism.


Reporter: Alexander Maxia

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Music: Muckrakers

Published on: 29th of September 2023

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Local elections in Norway, low entry requirements for teachers training in Sweden, King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf is celebrating 50 years on the throne

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 37, 2023.

Local elections in Norway brought a big change in the political landscape.


Low entry requirements for teachers training in Sweden.


Carl XVI Gustaf – from Bengt Nyman – changes were made.

King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf is celebrating 50 years on the throne.


News Presenter: Jack Williamson

Reporters: Birte Kamille Øen in Volda, Norway; Sara Ek in Göteborg, Sweden.

Producer: Alexander Maxia

Published on: 15th of September 2023

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Criminals use Spotify to launder money, student housing shortage in Umeå, we hear from two who met ‘Hvaldimir’ the whale in Sweden and Norway

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 36, 2023.

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A investigation by Swedish newpaper Svenska Dagsbladet found that criminal gangs in Sweden use Spotify to launder money.


Outdoor camping in Umeå / Visit Umeå

Environmental activists sue the Swedish change for not doing enough to tackle climate change.


White whale ‘Hvaldimir’ photographer by Daniel Larsen Johansen in southern Norway

News Presenter: Alexander Maxia

Reporters: Astrid Einarsson in Umeå – Sweden; Daniel Larsen Johansen – Norway.

Producer: Eden Maclachlan

Published on: 8th of September 2023

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Finnish elections, Stockholm students awarded for journalism investigation, environmentalists sue the Swedish state

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 14, 2023.

‘Eduskuntatalo (Parliament of Finland)’ by Jorge Láscar

After the Finnish parliamentary elections, outgoing Social Democratic PM Sanna Marin gained more seats, but she still lost the vote. What happens next?

 ‘Studentpriset’ by Astrid Einarsson/Nordljud

Stockholm students win prestigious journalistic award Guldspadan for their investigation into ‘conversion therapy’.

‘The houseboat at Naturbyn’ by Martin Edström/imagebank.sweden.se

Environmental activists sue the Swedish change for not doing enough to tackle climate change.


Icelandair is in trouble on data integrity for use of “Crew App” amongst its staff

News Presenter: Harry S. Roll

Reporters: Mira Kokko – Finland; Astrid Einarsson in Karlstad – Sweden; Alva Rosengren – Sweden.

Producer: Alexander Maxia

Published on: 4th of April 2023

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Trondheim’s Student Union keeps fossil fuel sponsorship – despite denouncing ‘climate emergency’; 72.000 took högskoleprovet in Sweden; Salmon farming conference in Bergen & Students are already stressing for Valborg festivities

Photo credits: Hanna Steringer in Uppsala, Wikimedia Commons in Trondheim and Högskoleprovet

Trondheim’s SU keeps fossil fuel sponsorship – despite ‘climate emergency’; 72.000 took högskoleprovet in Sweden; Salmon fish-farming conference in Bergen and Students stress ahead of Valborg festivities

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 13, 2023.

  • The Student Union in Trondheim voted to keep the sponsorship deal with oil giant Equinor, despite having previously declared a “climate emergency”
  • 72.000 Swedes took högskoleprovet last Saturday, a difficult test important for getting the right grades for studying at university.
  • ‘Salmon City’ conference took place in Bergen
  • Students in Uppsala have waited in line for up to 20 hours to buy tickets, ahead of the upcoming Valborg festivities at the end of April.

News Presenter: Emma Chailloux

Reporters: Sara Ek in Trondheim – Norway; Astrid Einarsson in Umeå – Sweden; Morten Stene in Bergen – Norway; Axel Lundström in Uppsala and Lund – Sweden.

Soundmix: Axel Lundström

Producers: Alexander Maxia and Emma Chailloux

Published on: 28th of March 2023

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Nordic Countries Vote No to Climate Change Cooperation, Nordic day, do young Danes and Swedes feel ‘Nordic’?

Jan-Rune Smenes Reite; Wikicommons; Visit Oulu

The Nordic Studentradio News podcast for week 12, 2023.

  • The Nordic Council’s annual meeting discussed the joint action to phase out the production of fossil fuels – to help the region become the world’s most sustainable region.
  • The motion to phase out fossil fuels was turned down by a narrow margin, with opponents arguing that energy uncertainty due to the war in Ukraine required delaying the goal.
  • Residents of the Nordic countries are sceptical that the current political actions will be enough to fulfil the goals of the Paris Agreement.
  • What do young Swedes and Danes know about the Nordic Council and what is the first thing they think of when they hear the word ‘Nordic’?

News Presenter: Harry Roll

Reporters: Sara Ek in Reykjavik – Iceland; Petter Myrenberg in Aarhus – Denmark; Gianluca Grasselli in Gothenburg – Sweden.

Producer: Alexander Maxia

Published on: 21st of March 2023

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