With Högskolepodden SFS wants to contribute with a platform to talk about, discuss and dive deep into higher education policy and student influence. The podcast will come out once a month. Each section will cover different topics and have different guests.
Högskolepodden is part of SFS's anniversary investment. Here you will get the latest news from the higher education policy sector, tips from the unions and in-depth interviews with actors in the higher education sector.
Högskolepodden #15 - The total defense
These are troubled times in the outside world and Högskolepodden discusses the role of universities in total defence. How are the universities and students affected by the new security policy situation? How would the education sector function during war and crisis?
Episode 14: Anna Ekström
At the end of the season by Högskolepodden Oskar M Wiik talks with Minister of Education Anna Ekström about (all) current political issues.
Section 13: Lars Strannegård & Patrick Amsellem
Together with SFS chairman Linn Svärd, Lars Strannegård & Patrick Amsellem try to put into words what education is and why it is so important.
Episode 12: Aida Hadzialic
Aida Hadzialic, Opposition Regional Councilor in Stockholm, on how the region can create the right conditions for all students.
Episode 11: Åsa Romson
Åsa Romson, former spokesperson for the Green Party, talks about her role as a university teacher and researcher. Are there any common denominators between being a top politician and an educator?
Episode 10: True Cloud
Sanna Wolk, SULF's new union president, tells why it took ten years to get a permanent job as an academic, about how the new Migration Act threatens research and about how equal the research world really is.
Section 9: Torbjörn Nilsson
Torbjörn Nilsson, perhaps one of the country's most prominent political reporters, is a guest Högskolepoddens ninth section to tell about the university's political history.
Episode 8: Karin Röding
Karin Röding has been a power factor in the Swedish higher education sector for many years. What changes has she seen from within the machinery? And where are we going?
Section 7: The housing report with Alexandra Hagen & Caroline Szyber
Student housing is only getting more and more expensive - how do we get prices down?
Episode 6: Broadened participation with Frida Karlander and Fredrik Johansson
In this section, we talk about accessibility and broader participation in higher education
Episode 5: Annie Lööf
In this section, SFS meets presidium Center Party party leader Annie Lööf.
Episode 4: Samuel Engblom from TCO
In this episode, Linn and Simon from SFS meet presidium Samuel Engblom who is Head of Social Policy at TCO
Episode 3: SUHF with Marita Hilliges and Stefan Persson
In this episode, Linn and Simon from SFS meet presidium Marita Hilliges, Secretary General of SUHF, and Stefan Bengtsson, Rector of Chalmers University of Technology and former. vice chairman of SUHF.
Section 2: Gunilla Svantorp, Chair of the Education Committee
In this section, SFS meets presidium, Linn and Simon, Gunilla Svantorp who is the Chairman of the Education Committee. They talk about the research bill, Corona and honorary awards, among other things.
Episode 1: Premiere!
In the first episode, we get to meet SFS current presidium: Simon Edström and Linn Svärd. We get to know them as presidium and they talk about what can be expected from future episodes.
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