MECHELEN, CITY OF CULTURES – Communication and Media student Alva Jämting (Sweden): ‘I met a boy and we fell in love’

Alva Jämting (20), Swedish international student Communication and Media, shares her story on being an international student in Belgium. Before deciding to study abroad she met her current boyfriend during one of her trips. Through the many visits to Belgium she saw an opportunity to study here and began her journey in September 2023. 

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Alva was unfortunately one of the witnesses of the shooting at the soccer game in Brussels last month. She shares her story, her experiences and what emotions went through her mind.

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Montage, camera and sound: Clément Thiery, Kinga Janik and Katoo Bourdon
Audio: Clément Thiery, Kinga Janik and Katoo Bourdon
Text: Katoo Bourdon
Photo: © Kinga Janik