Hello all! Not all of us turn to Google for our information nuggets. Truth is, good old paper and printed words appeals to an audience still defiant to electronic readers. While global health can be taught in a classroom, books can offer an insight into what global health is about. 1. Hot, Flat and Crowded.… Read More 📚🐛 A bookworm’s guide to global health.
In my previous blog post I explained that I wasn’t able to get a personnummer despite being an EU student enrolled in a two-year master’s program at KI since I didn’t have an EU Health Insurance Card (EHIC). As promised, I’m about to share the details of my six month long struggle with the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)… Read More I am an EU student without an EU Health Insurance Card. Here’s how I got my personnummer.
I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives
If you ask any student in the first or second semester of the Biomedicine Master’s Program, the answer to this would be a straight NO. Last year, we had sufficient time to explore Stockholm, cultivate hobbies, make new friends, have a great social life, plan short vacations, do extra jobs- all this while balancing full… Read More Is the Biomedicine Master’s stressful?
Tauhid is a course participant in the 2017/2018 cohort of Global Health Masters at Karolinska Institutet. He shares the story of his journey from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Stockholm. Background Tauhid trained as a dentist in Bangladesh. He worked for an organisation with strong ties to public health. Nurturing an interest in the field, he pursued a Masters… Read More ✈ Dhaka to Stockholm: going global with Global Health
Documente si deadline-uri: partea a doua despre cum redactam o aplicatie pentru o universitate din Suedia. … Read More Vreau să studiez în Suedia! (II) Cum realizez o aplicaţie de succes?
Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…
It is that time of the year when we answer the most number of queries regarding our programmes. Global Health being a much sought-after course at KI often attracts a lot of queries. So, if you are considering Global Health, or Karolinska Institutet, you might find answers to some of your questions here. 1. Why… Read More 🔥 5 burning questions by Global Health candidates.
Apps are great and everybody loves them – some more than others. Here are some that I get the most use out of.… Read More Free and (not so) unexpected apps that make my life easier in Sweden
If you’re anything like me last year, you will have spent the past few months leafing through programme syllabuses and websites, trying to make the choice between all of the amazing Global Master’s courses on offer to you. Whilst all unique, there is something for everyone in each course and that can make the decision… Read More Choices, choices