5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

This blogpost is dedicated to all first semester students (AKA newbies) and also prospective students considering applying for a two-year master’s program at Karolinska Institutet. I present you with 5 pieces of advice that I believe will make the difference and help you get it right on your first semester at KI. Here they are:… Read More 5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet

Medical Statistics II: a course review

We are back in Stockholm! Despite the current pandemic and challenges that it brings with it, I am very happy to start my second year as a master’s student at KI. The third semester of the Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) programme starts with the advanced course in medical statistics. Although a bit short,… Read More Medical Statistics II: a course review

5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition

After finishing my two-year master’s degree in Biomedicine, this blog will sadly be my last one. It feels surreal to end this blogging journey and also graduate at KI which I spoke in a previous blog. My final blog is going to be about the most common questions I receive from prospective students about the masters in… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition

First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia

Public Health Project Management: Course Review

Summer has come to a close and we are back for our second (and final!!) year of the Public Health Master’s program. This year we started with a new course that they implemented called Project Management (as per the request of previous students). The main focus of this course was learning protocol planning for conducting… Read More Public Health Project Management: Course Review

Staying (working) in Sweden after graduation: some useful tips

After staying for some years in Sweden, who will not fall in love with Sweden? Most people will. The culture, the nature, the work-life balance, the changing seasons – there are many reasons to make one enjoy his/ her time in Sweden. No wonder, many students intend to stay in Sweden after graduation, including us.… Read More Staying (working) in Sweden after graduation: some useful tips

A series on sustainability at KI: Global Toxicology (course review) (1/3)

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog! This time I will make a review on the very first course of my second year as Tox student: Global Toxicology. During this blog I will, as usual, discuss on how the course is structured, what topics are involved, how is the course evaluated and what is… Read More A series on sustainability at KI: Global Toxicology (course review) (1/3)

Going digital: the 26th Annual KI-Mayo Research Meeting

The recent KI-Mayo research meeting (I’m going to call it “the conference” from hereon) was a great experience so I thought I’d share my thoughts and takeaways from it! Here’s a little teaser of the things I’ll be going over about in this blog: The scale of the entirely digital conference Some pros and cons… Read More Going digital: the 26th Annual KI-Mayo Research Meeting