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.


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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Long rain the Nordic Studentradio network!

Looks like its time to pack away the deck chairs and find shelter in our natural habitat – the radio studios!

Studentradio stations across the Nordics are opening up again after the long summer break and starting to broadcast.

Soon enough, so will we..

Starting with Nordljud News which is back on air on Thursday the 7th of September.

Are you considering joining the Nordic Studentradio team?

You’re still in time! Check out the positions that are still available for Autumn and fill in the form to express your interests, we will be in touch!

Categorized as Updates

Do you want to be part of the team?

Have you ever though of being a part of a team that is building the Nordic Studentradio network?

Then this is the right call out for you!

We are looking for team members to join different projects within the Nordic collaboration starting after the summer break in mid-august.

For now, our collaboration mainly focuses on:

  • Music – Nordljud Playlist & Music Rotation
  • News – Nordljud News & Nordljud Report
  • Live Radio show – Lost in the North

What are you are interested in doing?

Find out more and fill in the form here and we will get in touch as soon as possible!

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Lost in the North – Ep.8 The Cold War and the Nordics

📖🌍 Interested in learning more about how the Cold War played out in the Nordics? Listen to this week’s episode with Rosanna Farbøl, a researcher at the Department of Media and Communication at Lund University. Join us as we delve further into how the Cold War shaped the Nordics countries and their relations. 

Lost in the North – Ep.7

🌍🔎 In this week’s episode we are join joined by Nicola Witcombe, Gaëtan Gamba and Rosanna Farbøl as we discuss and the New Nordic Lexicon, an ongoing research dissemination project at Aarhus University. To hear more about looking beyond the clichés of the Nordics and learn more about the Nordics countries, check out the episode on Spotify!

Nordljud music update week 18

Nordic artists 🔛🔝!! Check out our this weeks awesome additions on Nordljud Spring 2023 on Spotify!

Categorized as Music