Department of Earth Sciences

Support and counselling

The study counsellors can provide you with information about university courses and offer counselling about studies, work and the labour market. If you have questions about university rules, admission requirements or graduation rules, do not hesitate to ask. Based on your specific situation, the counsellor can help you sort through your concerns and see the different options available for your choice of studies.

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DIANA

DiaNa is all about oral, written and group communication. It is an abbreviation for Dialogue for Scientists and Engineers and the purpose of DiaNa is to give students tools to use in their careers, be they in academia, industry or government. To be able to communicate with many different target groups and get your message across is a key factor for successful work. 

To gain the mentioned tools students will excercise skills by practical training integrated in different courses. Trainings can be e.g. to give a presentation or writing a scientific text, by yourself or in a group.

As your education progress so will your communication training for you to develop your skills as much as possible.

photo: Börje Dahrén

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Rules and Rights

Plaigarism and cheating

As a student, you need to inform yourself about what counts as plagiarism, familiarise yourself with how to refer and cite the work of others and follow the instructions given by your teacher. Different rules may apply for different courses in the same way as different rules apply for researchers when publishing in different journals, or in different areas of research. At the biology education centre they have composed a handbook about plagiarism and cheating that contain information valid for all programmes within the faculty of science and technology.

Disabilities

There are a number of different supports within the university for those who are in need of special support in their studies. You can turn to the department's study counsellor for more information about the various support and discuss your study situation. 

Studies and disabilities

computer services

At the University's central web page "IT for students" you will find information on computer networks, the student portal, wireless networks , e-mail, printing , free software .

Matlab - a calculation program that can be used in many different areas such as math, signal processing, medical technology etc..