Student mingle event with the Board of Higher Education!

Hello and welcome once again! After talking fika and organic chemistry,  I decided it was time to write more about student life at KI. And thus, today I’ll be talking about a small mingle event I attended with the board of higher education from KI! But a little bit of background information is required. I… Read More Student mingle event with the Board of Higher Education!

10 steps to upload your KI application documents to University Admissions

Hello beautiful people! In this post I want to help you out with your dilemmas concerning the document uploading process on the University Admissions’ website. As you might well know, applying to KI (or to most of the Swedish universities) has been made very simple as (in most cases) you can avoid snail mail and… Read More 10 steps to upload your KI application documents to University Admissions

Labs in the General Organic Chemistry Course- Biomedicine BSc.

If you asked me what part of the Biomedicine course I was excited for- the answer would be, the labs. (To a certain extent) Hej hej! Today I’m going to be talking more about the general organic chemistry course. More specifically, the labs in the General Organic course (GOC). Anna, our senior Biomedicine BSc student… Read More Labs in the General Organic Chemistry Course- Biomedicine BSc.

Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

I was on a flight from Rochester, NY to Chicago, IL when I encountered my first epidemiologist. I was sitting next to a guy who caught my attention because his first remark about being an epidemiologist was “There aren’t many of us”.  This was after we had a lengthy conversation about my future plans of… Read More Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

You know you are studying in an amazing Institute, when the methods of teaching are unique and inspirational

The Neurobiology block of our course Frontiers in Translational Medicine (Semester 1st of Master’s in Biomedicine) started almost two weeks ago and so did the snow (Yes, in the beginning of November – No, this is not a common thing for this time of the year). There were 2 days when it was practically impossible… Read More You know you are studying in an amazing Institute, when the methods of teaching are unique and inspirational

Interview with alumnus: On starting an alumni association during the master’s thesis (and why it was worth it)

When I first arrived at KI, one of the first events we were invited to was the Alumni Homecoming Day organised by BEACON. I sat down with one of the founders, Christopher Domnick to talk about the event and how it got started…. First of all, where does the name BEACON come from? BEACON stands… Read More Interview with alumnus: On starting an alumni association during the master’s thesis (and why it was worth it)

Dear Swedish student interested in studying a Global Programme at Karolinska Institutet

Thank you, we love you, and we think you are on the right track! And that’s not only because it’s our job to convince you to apply (but it is…pretty please apply…with sugar on top). There is one important thing you should know, though. It takes more to be admitted to our Global Programmes than to… Read More Dear Swedish student interested in studying a Global Programme at Karolinska Institutet

Food & Festivities -The Countdown to Christmas in Sweden

I am not Swedish, but have lived here for 15 years. I am married to a Swede and have Swedish(ish) children. Now that the temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter, we all need something to look forward to and Christmas and the festivities leading up to the 24th of December are definitely worth experiencing in Sweden.… Read More Food & Festivities -The Countdown to Christmas in Sweden