This month I received my Practical Placement One (PP1) assignment. I’m very happy to be going to SwedenBio with my lovely classmate Bing Wu. Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship students have three placements during the programme. You can read Dina’s post about how they are structured. We start our placement on April 22nd, so we were told quite late in… Read More Practical Placement One
Sweden has a reputation for being an expensive place! When you tell people you are planning to move here, it usually takes about a minute before someone asks…….Wait isn’t it super expensive in Sweden??? And it’s kind of true. When I came here as a tourist I was utterly shocked that a bog standard pizza… Read More Is Sweden expensive?
What do a dating site, a virtual doctor and a wifi sharing app have in common??? They were all formed at SUP 46- a big start up hub in Stockholm. If your planning on coming to Stockholm you probably already know Stockholm is recognised as one of the hottest start ups in Europe. If not, you… Read More SUP 46 and why even introverts will enjoy networking in Sweden.
I know many of you are anxiously awaiting the results from the selection process. I was you last year, frantically searching for any information on my chance of getting accepted. The good news is the first notifications will be published very soon. You can check the Key Dates on universityadmissions.se. Qualification University Admissions started reviewing… Read More A Quick Note about Merit Points
There are lots of practical ways to prepare for your studies in Sweden. You can check out the extensive arrival guides from KI and read about life here in Sweden. In fact you should probably be out right now buying warm clothes, sorting your visa or getting on the Duolingo ..but I think exposing yourself to… Read More The lazy way to prepare for your studies in Sweden (or at least without leaving the house)
An element of group work is part of most university programmes. However regardless as to whether you quite like working with your classmates or run away at the mere mention, there are undeniably always problems within groups. Big or small these inevitabilities are associated with conflicting schedules, personalities, commitments, abilities, and priorities. The Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship… Read More 6 honest truths about group work
Hey Everyone Last week we wrapped up Product Development in the Biomedical Industry. Although not technically part of the syllabus, our class got to take part in a 3D Print workshop during this course. 3D printing has been hailed as a ‘manufacturing revolution’ with ‘infinite possibilities’. Perfect topic for our class of bioentrepreneurs to use our… Read More 3D Printing Workshop
Hej Everyone Here is the second instalment of the alumni profile blog as promised! Thank you for all the requests and suggestions for this series. I always love to hear your thoughts and the areas you want to know more about Andrew McDonnell Andrew studied Environmental Sciences in his homeland of Ireland before coming to Karolinska Institutet.… Read More Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Life Science Consulting
Hej Everyone I decided to start an alumni profile series for this blog. I’ve had a lot of questions from readers about the options for Bioentrepreneurship graduates and thought it would be cool to share the experiences of some of our alumni. I will try cover all industries within life science. And, if there are any… Read More Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry
If you are applying for the Master’s in Bioentrepreneurship, you probably know that we do two practical placements (PP1 and PP2) as well as complete our Master’s thesis in a company setting. However, the programme has aspects of real-life learning throughout our various courses. My current course, Product Development in the Biomedical Industry is the largest and… Read More Bioentrepreneurship links with industry: guest lecturers and study visits