Reading time: 5 mins. Its almost been a month since the class of 2020 started their first semester at KI. How they’re finding it won’t be for me to say, that will be the next digital ambassador’s (DA) job. They’ll be hand selected by a great editorial team. So, for my last foray into the… Read More Apps you can’t live without in Stockholm
Reading time: 4 mins. Its been nearly three months since the Global Health class of 2019 graduated at the start of June. At least in my opinion, enough time has passed for most of us to start the process of reflecting on our year and what it has meant for us professionally, academically and personally.… Read More Global health class of 2019: what are their plans?
Reading time: 7 mins. Now that the dust has settled since graduation and the class of 2019 is on to bigger and better things, I thought I’d write a few more blogs that share what we’ve learned throughout our time here, as well as some more tips on how to navigate aspects of your time… Read More When you don’t get on with your thesis supervisor…
Reading time: 5 mins. It’s the end of our second and final semester. What a whirlwind that was! In this final review I’ll be reflecting on the thesis process and hopefully giving some insight into what to expect for those starting the MSc in September and those who are contemplating applying. Finding a supervisor This… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 2 of 2
Reading time: 6 mins. As we’re nearing graduation, I thought why not leave the bubble of the Karolinska Institutet (KI) and see how I fare in another environment and compare and contrast what we’d learned here elsewhere*. Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Global Maternal Health lecture at The London School of… Read More How does KI compare to another university?
Reading time: 3 mins. April 9th saw me sitting in the main lecture theatre in Biomedicum waiting for the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. To say I was a little bit excited would be an understatement. I was positively unsettled in my seat at the prospect of seeing one… Read More When Dr. Tedros, WHO’s Director-General came to KI
Reading time: 12 mins. It’s that time of the year again, when thousands of students are waiting for the e-mail that lets them know if their application to KI is successful. We were told that 900 people applied to the Global Health MSc for 2018/19. When our class was told this, we looked at each… Read More Frequently asked questions
Reading time: 5 mins. So, another semester is under way and it’s time to look back on the final modules we had. We’re almost half way through the second and final semester. So, that’s two modules down and the thesis is under way. These modules are the shortest and you can feel it. It’s a… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 1 of 2
Reading time: 5 mins. The difficult decision has been made to leave your significant other (SO) and enter a long distance relationship (LDR) and come to KI. Fear not, you’re not the only one and plenty of people do it. I’ve asked some willing volunteers to share their experiences and thoughts on some of the… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 2 of 2
One of the challenges of being an international (dare I say mature) student, is the likelihood that you’ll be in a long distance relationship (LDR). With those three words, many worries, fears and questions crop in everyone’s mind, such as: “How will I/we cope?”; “Will we manage to stay in touch and keep the flame… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 1 of 2