Coming from Singapore, I have been longing for snow ever since I stepped foot into Stockholm. The last week has been amazing with it snowing for a few days in a row and with temperature staying low! The lake behind the student housing, Pax, started to freeze and the view from above the hills were… Read More Snow, Please don’t go!
Yesterday, the first of the six Nobel Prize announcements was held at the Nobel Forum at Karolinska Institute. Since we were unable to enter the hall, we watched the live stream of the announcement. This year, the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine was shared among three scientists, Prof John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard… Read More The Long Awaited Announcement!
Today it is officially a month since I have been back to Sweden. The start of the semester has been a busy one but all I can say that it is good to be back! I was helping out at the kick-off for the Biomedicine, Bioentrepreneurship and Toxicology students and it was great pleasure meeting… Read More A Month in Stockholm…
Hey! The two courses that we had completed last month were the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics courses. Here’s some brief information about them! Bioinformatics This course consisted of both lectures and practical sessions. The practical sessions were good as they were based on the lecture that was conducted that very day. Thus, you could apply what… Read More More about the courses!
This month of April flew by really really fast! Mostly, because of the long easter break we had! I was amazed by the week long holiday that we were given for easter as it is not the same in Singapore. Since I was “free”, I decided to make a short trip to London. I have… Read More APRIL!
Hey everyone! Well I have completed a module so here’s more information it. Applied Communication in Biomedicine 2 This course was the second applied communication course that we had. It had nuclear receptors as the common major theme. Hence, all the articles and lectures we had fell in this category. In this course, we were… Read More More information about courses!
Hey! I spent the last couple of days shifting and have finally moved in to my new room in Pax. Really thankful and glad I found a place to stay for the next year. Securing housing in Stockholm is one of the most difficult tasks if you are planning to stay here. It was one… Read More Housing in Stockholm
I am actually starting to miss the snow. Winter in Stockholm this year hasn’t been the usual. As all of you might have known, Stockholm did not have a white Christmas, leaving everyone anxious when the snow would fall. When it finally did, it felt like Christmas all over again. I have never experienced snowfall… Read More Where’s the Snow?
Hey everyone! Many of you must have seen the video titled “What to do while you wait for your results”. If you have not here is the link! Well, the application deadline is over and I thought I too shall give all of you some insight of what I did after. After submitting my application, my… Read More After Application…
Hej! This post is going to be all about grocery shopping in Stockholm. One major difference between Stockholm and Singapore and what I miss most is the cheap and large variety of food. I never had to cook when I was staying on campus back home in Singapore. However, most students here bring their own… Read More Grocery Shopping in Stockholm…