International students staying in Sweden for Christmas due to pandemic

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  • Many international students are choosing to stay in Sweden over the Christmas holidays due to the pandemic.
  • Uppsala’s Student Union President Jacob Färnert says they are trying to make international students feel less isolated through a buddy program.
  • The project called Julgiven is providing free Christmas meals to people in Lund and have set up a corona-safe Christmas celebration for the international students who otherwise might have spent Christmas alone, according to Sandra Lindqvist, Deacon of Lund Cathedral.