Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery

The one thing I can guarantee you, with 100% certainty is that if you end up enrolling at Karolinska Institutet, you will be doing lots of studying. You will be doing one assignment after another, studying for one course after another. There is no way around it so what can you do to ‘spice’ up… Read More Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery

The future of Epidemiology in the hands of KI students

During the Christmas ‘break’, though we were not obligated to be in class, we had two big projects- an individual assignment and a group project.  In this blog, I want to highlight the individual assignments because they were a gateway into a larger research world that we haven’t yet been exposed to. Our assignment was… Read More The future of Epidemiology in the hands of KI students

Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

I was on a flight from Rochester, NY to Chicago, IL when I encountered my first epidemiologist. I was sitting next to a guy who caught my attention because his first remark about being an epidemiologist was “There aren’t many of us”.  This was after we had a lengthy conversation about my future plans of… Read More Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

It has been exactly 3 months since I moved to Stockholm and 2.5 months since I started my studies at Karolinska Institutet. When you are beginning a new chapter, you try to prepare as much as you can. Just like that, most of my friends, as well as classmates read about Stockholm and KI before… Read More What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

Shaping your own future, one step at a time

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are you doing to better situate yourself for your future? In this blog, I will highlight what my classmates and I are doing to prepare ourselves for future opportunities. “Everyone has a Type A personality in our classroom” said one of my classmates (possibly future colleague),… Read More Shaping your own future, one step at a time

Studying epidemiology at Karolinska

  Winter is coming…so is application process! Are you finishing your undergraduate (first) degree and want to continue on the education ladder by studying epidemiology? Have you been working for a while and want to pursue a master’s degree? Or have you been working in the health field and want to update your knowledge? Whatever your… Read More Studying epidemiology at Karolinska

When the going gets tough, the tough get going- my road to Karolinska

Hej, my name is Nuhamin, a 24-year-old master student at Karolinska Institutet (KI)! After leaving my home country, Ethiopia, I finished high school in the quite expensive (but lovely) Switzerland and moved to New York to complete my undergrad.  Before coming to Karolinska, I worked as a research assistant in a Brain and Learning lab… Read More When the going gets tough, the tough get going- my road to Karolinska