That was my question when I was about to move to Sweden to study. More than 90% of Swedes are indeed able to speak English. As an international student, you can surely live well in Sweden without any ability to speak Swedish. However, I decided to make an effort to learn Swedish since I would… Read More How much necessary is it to learn Swedish?
This summer is my first time enjoying vacation time in Sweden as I am usually not spending it here! I am Swedish myself and therefore usually go travelling abroad visiting friends and chasing the hot sun. For obvious reasons, travelling for me became cancelled this year. So I seized the opportunity to plan some fun… Read More I went camping in the famous Stockholm archipelago!
Hello everyone! Hope you are enjoying your summer in the best way that you can and that you are getting more and more excited for your start at KI this fall! This blogpost intends to share how some of the Bioentrepreneurship students managed to get internships over the summer! The first year ended with our… Read More Summer internships for KI students: Where and how we got it
After completing my first year of master’s in Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) at Karolinska Institutet, I realized that there are some valid questions and concerns from prospective and admitted students that don’t get a straightforward answer by reading the programme’s official webpage. I collected some of the most popular questions I’ve received trough… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: HEPM edition
Is it just me or it feels like everyone is a baker these days? Baking can be incredibly relaxing – some even say it’s an act of mindfulness. Overall, the payoff is absolutely delicious, especially when they are quick and simple recipes. Do you know what it takes? A dash of flour (actually cups), some… Read More 3 Easy baking recipes to try at home
Stockholm as an experience varies a lot depending on the weather. Summer is definitely my favorite season of the year because you finally have the weather to go out for a swim. Since the city is composed by 14 islands, you can imagine how many different places there are for having a great time swimming.… Read More Top swimming spots in Stockholm
It can feel overwhelming not knowing what to pack for your big move to Stockholm! Here are my top suggestions: PLANE Carry-on bag & backpack Passport (Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after you plan to return to your home country, you will not be allowed to travel too close… Read More Top things to pack for your move to Stockholm
Summer is going so quickly and I know many of us will be making our way back to Stockholm in the next few weeks and with the weather still being nice and not having to worry about studying, it’s the perfect time to explore the area. Although COVID has limited the range of travel options,… Read More My top day and weekend trips near Stockholm
Here I am, with a long overdue course review for Genetics, Genomics, and Functional Genomics. This is the second last course of the 2nd semester of the Bachelor’s in Biomedicine. In this blog I’ll be talking about the different parts of the course and what I liked and learned in each of them, as well… Read More How badly can your DNA mess you up? A biomedicine course review
Hello everyone! I hope you are having an amazing and relaxing summer. As you may have noticed, I have been away for some weeks, because I am also enjoying my summer holiday. However, during this time I have had a lot of time to reflect on how my first year at the Toxicology programme was.… Read More 5 thoughts on my first year at the Toxicology programme