OMG, you got a place in Karolinska Institutet! Congratulations!!! When I was at your place I didn’t believe my happiness and just started giggling thinking that’s it’s Aprils fools =D Well, the reaction can differ! So, what’s next? There’s a long way between receiving the acceptance letter and starting a school year. Check the syllabus… Read More You got admitted to KI!
In the times of “work from home” it’s worth to have a look back and appreciate all the past travel experiences of ours, and perhaps dream a little bit of some upcoming ones! (Dreaming is not restricted yet, right?;) Some of our student’s experiences are especially noticeable, as they reached their Erasmus Exchange destinations by…… Read More Erasmus traveling – by TRAIN!
The first word you learn in Sweden is fika! And as you already know it means a cup of coffee accompanied by a bun. Here is my small guide of Swedish buns. Fettisdagen – the Fat Tuesday – is usually celebrated on the last day before the fasting and it’s a good reason to get… Read More Swedish bun guidebook
About one year ago I found myself beginning to enjoy living my new life in Stockholm. But… I expected to love it from the very first day! So, what happened to my dream? I had dreamt of studying in Stockholm at Karolinska Institutet for more than 4 years, and I just needed to make all… Read More Migrant depression. Why me?
December is the month when Sweden is covered in gloom and people light candles and put Christmas lights in the windows to break up the utter darkness in the street. The lack of sun affects everybody, and many traditions are dedicated to it. One of the traditions is Lucia Day. You might have seen the… Read More Magic Lucia Day
*based on my experience in KI. If you are still in doubt about applying to KI and interested in Public Health, let me clear up some things. I am very happy with my choice – to study Public Health exactly in Karolinska Institutet, even though I applied for 3 other universities all over Sweden. … Read More 5 reasons to study Public Health in Sweden*
Got you! Please, don’t fail! Applying for a Master’s programme was a really stressful period in my life. Honestly, the day after I uploaded all documents I found the first few grey hairs in my head! I’m not going to tell you how to not to be admitted. However, let me share with you what… Read More 7 ways to fail your application
The Widerströmska building feels alive again, thanks to the new students. Here and there you can hear how future health care professionals introduce each other and share their backgrounds and dreams. This week we had some events within our department that I’d like to share with you =) Our building belongs to both the Department… Read More One day in the Department of Public Health
Coming back to Stockholm feels amazing! I’m happy to be back to the study routine and friends. However, for many of you this year had started in the new environment and I understand that despite the fact that it was your dream for many years, it might be more challenging than you expected. Therefore, I… Read More Facing challenges as a new student
Come to India with an open heart, they said. You will be shocked but you will like it, they said. I’m shocked, I like Kolkata and I explore the city and the country with an open heart. This past winter I noticed a cake sale in the KI hall and their brownies were so delicious,… Read More Volunteering in India: healthcare, pads and other surprises