Ever since I came to Sweden, I have constantly been asked the question, ‘How do you like it here?’ I love my country, but I am not a big fan of the summers in Lahore. Having experienced drenching summers all my life, the long winter in Stockholm was definitely a reprieve. Although it did get… Read More I get it now..
As our last course came to an end in February, I looked forward to not only working on my thesis but also my internship at Save the Children. A name in child protection rights especially, my desire to work there was natural. Owing to ongoing refugee crisis in Europe the opportunity to see how aid… Read More Broadening horizons
It’s been a long time since my last post. During the past two months, I was writing my first thesis with a business research method, which may vary a lot from other master’s programs. As my bachelor thesis is a standard ‘science’ paper, I know the basics of writing an experimental essay. However, in Bioentrepreneurship… Read More How to write a business-oriented master thesis (1)
So, I was flicking through the library stacks at Karolinska Huddinge Library the other day, when I inadvertently stumbled upon the following piece of work: Then I decided that the paragraph on what qualities constitute a good lecture might not only serve as a good guidance when rigging up your own presentation, but could also be… Read More How good are lectures at KI?
Each year the Government Offices of Sweden honour 20+ foreign students studying at higher education institutions in Sweden who have distinguished themselves in areas related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Nominees are international students that combine the degree programmes with successful entrepreneurship activities in Sweden. Every year Swedish universities nominate an international student as Global Swede, and Karolinska Institutet students… Read More Global Swede Award 2016
Totally worth it! If you ever come to Stockholm, you have to go for a walk/take your bikes/go running/whatever form of movement you like in Djurgården! The last 2 weeks we’ve had an awesome weather here and one day I decided to take the tube and go from Kungsträdgården to this park for a run. I had… Read More Let’s go running in Djurgården!
Cycling in the city is not really my thing. Well, having spent most of my adult life so far in a megacity of 12 million people and poorly planned roads with little space for pedestrians much less for cyclist, riding a bike is not something that you would do even if the sun is out… Read More Cycling in Stockholm
Ascension day is the 40th day of Easter that commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday. This holiday celebrated in several European countries and always falls on a Thursday. Sweden enjoys a 4-day holiday, as it also celebrates the Friday after the ascension day (and then you include the weekend).… Read More Ascension Day in Sweden
This is one of the most beautiful things I have seen in Stockholm! End of April, spring is finally arriving and at the very city center the blooming of the cherry trees starts. Kungsträdgården (“King’s garden” in Swedish) is a pretty park in the center of Stockholm, very close to T-Centralen, which is the main subway… Read More Cherry blossom in Kungsträdgården
The universal question that piques every newly admitted student is “How does the Programme schedule look like?”. So, let’s pull back the curtain on this mystery, shall we? In general, the HEPM track means a full-time schedule. Thus, classes usually start at either 9 am-10 am in the morning and end at 15 pm-16pm in the afternoon. There are… Read More Inside the HEPM track course schedule