For those who have not yet found any accommodation, I am going to try to help you find one. Don’t give up! As an international student, I was able to find housing through Karolinska Housing for the first year. I lived in PAX and really loved the location. However, you are only guaranteed housing for… Read More Finding an accommodation in Stockholm
Arriving in a new city with a mind full of dreams and hopes is very exciting. There is so much to explore and there are so many new experiences. A bit of planning and getting an idea of what to expect would definitely ease the process. Arrival If you are traveling alone and it’s… Read More Planning your arrival and first week in Stockholm
Weeks have gone by since I got home. Usually when I’m home for break I go back to my usual “Taiwan routine”. Things go back a certain way and I don’t notice much change. But this time I felt different, besides my expanding waistline due to so many delicious food, I have noticed that my… Read More Home For The 1st Time After 1 Year in Sweden
During the summer, most international students go back home or move to the South to get some sun and some vitamin D… But if you ever move to Stockholm, you MUST stay in the city for at least a couple of summer weeks! This is the first year I’m doing it and, trust me, it’s… Read More A summer day in Stockholm – in Långholmen
While studying abroad, some surprises are inevitable inspite of all the research we do. Here’s a list of things about my program I wish someone had told me earlier so I could plan my time better: 1. A week’s gap during the first course need not really be a vacation We begin with Applied… Read More 6 things I wish I knew before beginning the Master’s program in Biomedicine
3 intense and eventful years have passed since I started at Karolinska Institutet. Now it’s time for me to move on, take the next step, open a new chapter… In this post I’ll sum up my 3 years of doing the biomedicine BSc programme in Stockholm and reveal shortly my future plans. When I first… Read More Biomed BSc finished. How was it and what’s next?
I am a Swede by proxy, having moved to the country, married a Swede and had Swedish(ish) children. For me, Sweden has its pros and cons. The main disadvantage is the winter – the very long, dark, cold winter. Having grown up in Kenya, this has been a huge challenge. In fact, instead of getting… Read More Jordgubbar, syrener, bastu & bad & loppis
As I have mentioned many times before, our toxicology program is fill with people around the world all with different backgrounds, experiences, and expertise. Today I want to introduce some of my classmates and let them tell you how they feel after their first year in the toxicology program. They each answered 3 questions to… Read More Future Toxicologists (Part 1)
Hej Guys, Hope you are all well and enjoying the summer! I’m back in rainy Manchester for my summer….so thought it’s probably a good time to start dreaming about places I could potentially go for an exchange study. Are there any life science companies based on Caribbean islands? 🙂 Bioentrepreneurship students get to do three… Read More Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!
This course was run by Professor Cecilia Magnusson, a research group leader for prevention, intervention, and mechanisms in public health as well as the director of the Center for Epidemiology and Community Medicine in the Stockholm Country Council. One of her biggest projects is the Stockholm Public Health Cohort, a prospective study in the Stockholm… Read More Course review: Applied Epidemiology I- Distribution of Health