10 tips to new students in Linköping 1. Inexpensive foodshopping There are several affordable grocery stores in Linköping. Hemköp Ryd has even special offers for students on food in their store. Netto on the corner of Drottninggatan/St Larsgatan and Lidl in Ekholmen are two examples where you can find many bargains. 2. Shop affordable furniture and accessories for your flat/student room Take bus no 10 from Resecentrum (the train/bus station) to swedens most famous furniture store, IKEA, found in Tornby. In addition, you will also find a mall/shoppingcentre (Ikano-huset) with close to 60 different stores there. 3. Culture and events Visit the Concert & Congress Hall (www.arenabolaget.se) that offers student fares on chosen concerts, stand-up comedy sessions and other events. Ung Scen Öst and Karil located at Sagateatern offers a good program for those interested in theatre. www.visitlinkoping.se 4. Have you not yet found somewhere to live in Linköping? Please contact the lodging representative at Kårservice Linköping so they can assist you. Also visit KOMBO´s website or www.studenbostader.se to find accommodation.. 5. Exercise There are several gyms and facilities that offers student discounts. Try for example Medley- Linköping Swimming and sporting facility, Friskis och Svettis, Actic, Worldclass or Studio Fitness. 6. Pubs and restaurants On and around Ågatan and the main square Stora Torget is where it all happens at night! Check www.visitilinkoping.se/gora/nattliv out for more information on where to go. 7. Find your way to and around Linköping Buy a pass at Resecentrum and download a busmap over Linköping at www.ostgotatrafiken.se/Planera-din-resa/Kartor/Linjekartor/ (klick at the link below the name Linköping in the listing). Are you on a bike? Head down to the tourist office in St Larsparken (Storgatan 15) and pick up a bike map. Do you have friends and family visiting you in Linköping? Let them come here by bus, train, plane or a car, visit www.visitlinkoping.se/resa for more info. 8 .The Linköping shopping experience In the very city centre you will find over 200 stores along with 2 shopping malls in an attractive cosy setting. Right alongside the E4, just a few minutes car drive from the city centre, you will find the shopping area Tornby, which includes i.e. the shopping centre Ikano-huset, the furniture store IKEA and several other larger chain stores. 9. More activities and offers for students Visit www.studentnytta.se and find more advantageous offers for you as a student in Linköping. 10. Don´t miss out! – join us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter… …or drop by the tourist office in St Larsparken and we will tell you everything you want to know about Linköping! Join us!