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
You start attending your classes thinking the time when you would be working on your thesis is far. WRONG! It will hit you before you know it. It will be tiring, confusing and sometimes frustrating, and WILL hate your life. But it tends to be bearable if you like what you are working on. The… Read More Your thesis will drive you mad!
I perfectly understand that, right now, you may worry about your accommodation in Stockholm. You were probably told that it is very difficult and you should start searching for an apartment months before coming to Stockholm. But what if you have no possibility to come to the city before the autumn semester starts? Well, I made… Read More A few more words about accommodation
The 30th of April is approaching and this means that it will be Valborg! It is the Swedish celebration of the forthcoming spring and ways of spending this day differs between families and students. Anyhow, it is a fun public celebration – that I can say from my own experience! If you love to laugh and get amused by creativity… Read More Valborg – the time for rafts, strawberries, champagne and more!
Stockholm has a lot to offer-a good blend of city life and nature, constantly unpredictable weather, the world’s longest art gallery and lots of museums. And you should experience all of these. One of the museums that everyone mentioned when I came to Sweden was Vasa Museum. I, being an admirer of history, was completely… Read More Glory of the Sunken Ship
What the heck is biomedicine? Don’t worry – it confuses many at first! Keep reading and you will soon find out what the biomedicine is. 1. Biomedicine is a science Biomedicine is a branch of medical science. People with biomedical education tend to do research, usually in a laboratory environment. They work to gain new… Read More 3 things to know about Biomedicine
When I first came to Stockholm I was told tales of the long and hard winters of Sweden. I cannot count the number of times people said, “The winter is coming!”, and for good reason, as I later discovered. But one thing is for sure, the winter in Stockholm is like summer in Lahore. For… Read More As the winter fades
Stockholm Culture Night is an annual event, which gives visitors an opportunity to embrace Stockholm vibrant cultural essence by hosting a myriad of cultural activities around the city. Stockholm Culture Night is organised under the auspices of The City of Stockholm’s Culture Department. The intention is to manifest the lavishness of the city’s culture. The Night is held in April (this year… Read More Kulturnatt Stockholm 2016 – Stockholm Culture Night 2016
Course literature in every BSc or MSc Programme is a core aid that helps you further grasp the lecture material. It is also your first foray, if you were absent from or daydreaming during the lecture (sometimes you just cannot help it😉 ). Prior to the start of every course, course leaders upload a full list of mandatory lecture… Read More MSc in Public Health Sciences (HEPM). Course reading: how to get hold of course books and do I need to buy them in advance?