Novisch – New in Lund

Are you starting as a new student at the Faculty of Science at Lunds University this autumn? Will you be a student at a Bachelors- or Masters program or take a single course? Then you have come to the right place. Lund has a fantastic student life to offer and as a new student the possibilities are endless! The Science Student Union (LUNA) is therefore here to help you with sorting everything out.

You are always welcome to the union if you have any questions regarding you education, if you face any problems or if you just want a chat, you can reach us via email to You can also visit our Facebook page here. This is were we will post information about future happenings for science students.

Novisch period autumn 2021

In this pamphlet, you can find information regarding Lund, the Faculty of Science and the Science Student Union. The Novisch period will begin with an introduction meeting on the 25th of August at 12.00 at the green area behind Kårhuset (Sölvegatan 39) which will then be followed by a wide variety of events ending on the 11th of September. You find the schedule below. More details will be provided through facebook and email closer to the 25th of August.

Due to the pandemic the novisch period will differ slightly from a “normal” year. To make sure that we will be able to follow local guidelines and restrictions most events will be hels outside. The few events held inside will have a sign-up and a limited amount of participants. Staying safe is really important, but we will still do our best to make sure that everyone gets to have some great first weeks here in Lund!

Novisch period schedule

Locations and further information will be provided closer to the 25th of August. Note that some events require sign-up. The sign-up deadline for some event is BEFORE the 25th of August. You find the sign-up and further information here:

  • August 25th 12.00: Intro meeting and games – Green area behind Kårhuset (Sölvegatan 39)
  • August 25th 17.30: BBQ with your team
    • BUG: Borgarparken
    • GLuFS: Stadsparken
    • LEMUR: Sjönsjön
    • SNYS: Sankt Hans Backar
  • August 26th 13.00: Soap games – Stadsparken
  • August 27th 17.00: Brännboll and chill – Nobelparken
  • August 28th 19.00: Pub night – Sign-up required!
  • August 29th 13.00: Amazing race – Each team will get a location to start at
  • August 30th 18.30: Mentor coop – Geocentrum II (Sölvegatan 12)
  • August 31st: Student council day – Each student council will provide information
  • September 1st: Free
  • September 2nd 17.30: Picknick sittning – Monumentparken – Sign-up required!
  • September 3rd 18.30: Game night/Pimp your lab coat –  Sign-up required!
    • BUG: Ecology building
    • GLuFS: Physics building
    • LEMUR: Math building
    • SNYS: To be announced
  • September 4th 13.00: ANO – Sankt Hans Backar
  • September 4th 17.00: Outdoor TDC – Each team will get a location to start at
  • September 5th 13.00: LUNA fair – Sankt Hans Backar
  • September 6th: Free
  • September 7th 18.00: Task masters – Stadsparken
  • September 8th: Free BUT last day to quest so be ready for everything!
  • September 9th 17.30: Mentors vs Novisches – Borgarparken
  • September 10th 17.30: Spex – Stage in Stadsparken
  • September 11th 14.00: Final ceremony – Stage in Stadsparken
  • September 11th 19.00: Final sittning –  Sign-up required!

Novisch period teams

BUG - The same as the student council with the same name, the team for all biologists and molecular biologists!

GLuFS - The same as the student council GLuFS, for physicists, theorethical physicists, medical radiation physicists and astronomers.

LEMUR - The team-up of student councils MUR and KERUB, for all chemists and mathematicians

SNYS - The combination of MYS and SNG, the team for all environmental scientists, geologists and physical geographers

Student Councils

All science students also belong to a student council, which represent and organize events for students at the different educations. More information about them can be found at their Facebook pages and you can also reach them via email. If you want to get in contact in students at your own education, it is always good to turn to your student council. You find information about which student council you belong to bellow:

BUG – biologists and molecular biologists, email: Facebook

GLuFS – physicists, theorethical physicists, radiation physicits, astronomists, email: Facebook

KERUB – Chemists and chemists/molecular biologists, email: Facebook

MUR – mathematicians, email:, MUR Facebook

MYS – environmental scientists, environmental and health protectionists, email: Facebook

SNG – physical geographers and geologists, email: Facebook

Student Address Notification

Students who move to study at University should be registered at their residence. The basic rule is to be registered at the address where you sleep most nights.

With an e-ID, you can use Skatteverkets online service to make your address notification quick and easy. Read more and do your address notification on Skatterverkets website.