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Doctoral hats


Umeå Medical Sciences Student Union owns 23 doctoral hats that current and former members of the student union are entitled to rent for the Spring Graduation ceremony. In the case of more requests than hats the Union secretariat will draw lots to decide who will get the chance to rent the hat.

After this procedure the hats will be ready for pick-up at the Union house Villan where a deposition fee of 500 Swedish Kronors are to be paid cash. The deposition fee will be returned to you when the hat is returned in satisfactory condition. The hats available are as follows: one in size 54, four in size 56, four in size 57, six in size 58, five in size 59 and three in size 60. You are very welcome to the Union House Villan to try the hats before you file your request, please observe that you can only file a request for one size. The opening hours at the Union House is 10 am to 1 pm every weekday, and the Union House’s address is Akutvägen 6, 90737 Umeå.

Please register your request here no later than February 28th 2018 at 13.00. Registrations received after this time will not be considered.

You will be notified by the Union secretariat no later than March 2nd 2018 if your request has been approved.

Please contact for more information.

Startup Coffee


Did you know that your menstrual cycle affects your exercise? Scientists on Umeå University has now come up with an app that can customize your workouts by your menstrual cycle. This specialized app will probably change a lot for athletes and you can be one of the first to hear about it at Startup Coffee November 7th.

The app will be released very very soon! Just one thing left – they have no name for it. And they want your help. During a creative workshop, you might come up with a name for the app. Get into your most creative mood and join the fun!

The one that comes up with the best name for the app will win a ticket for the event Startup Landscape (dinner + network event December 14th)

Last but not least: Nord Inc is looking for students that can help them develop Nord Inc. You might be one of them?

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