👨‍👩‍👧‍👧 How to entertain your family in Stockholm (ft. the Willocks)

It’s official. The Class of 2018 has graduated!!! My family came to celebrate with us in Stockholm this way. And this is what we got up too….. 10:00am City Hall (1) First stop was the Stockholm City Hall (Stockholms stadshus). It’s a pretty standard municipal building from the outside*, however the view over Söder Mälarstrand is… Read More 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧 How to entertain your family in Stockholm (ft. the Willocks)

How to succeed as a woman in science? (Hint: It helps if you study at KI 😄)

Sweden is considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world. They enjoy the longest paid maternity leave in the world (a whopping 16 months!), liberal household duties: men and women share a lot of responsibilities and equality is just generally on the agenda. So for a female, it’s a pretty good place to start your… Read More How to succeed as a woman in science? (Hint: It helps if you study at KI 😄)

A Swedish Tradition for Every Month: How many have you done?

Having been in Sweden for nearly two years, I can happily say I have experienced many Swedish traditions. Luckily there are loads and another reason to celebrate is never far away. For those of you who are coming to Sweden in September, why not try a new Swedish thing every month? January: Watch the Fireworks… Read More A Swedish Tradition for Every Month: How many have you done?

5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

Sweden is quite expensive but like any place in the world, you can always find things to do for free 😀 Stockholm is no exception, you can visit the old town, go to a museum, visit one of the many parks or take a free walking tour. However, Sweden has surprised me several times with other FREE things… Read More 5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

My Novo Experience: A practical placement at Novo Nordisk

This month I returned to Stockholm after 4 months in Copenhagen for my Practical Placement 2.  This placement is the flagship of the Bioentrepreneurship programme and a chance for us to put what we learnt into practise with some real experience. Lot’s of bloggers have written about their experience with PP2. You should read about Yi’s… Read More My Novo Experience: A practical placement at Novo Nordisk

How difficult are the Global Master’s programmes at KI?

Karolinska Institutet is a world class university so you can expect cutting edge research taught by leading experts. But how difficult are the Master’s programmes at KI? What about the learning pace? How intensive are the courses? How difficult is it to pass the exams? I collected some thoughts from our Digital Ambassadors half way… Read More How difficult are the Global Master’s programmes at KI?

Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

Hej all, This blog is kind of like a review of our first course Entrepreneurship in the Life Science. But one year one It’s still hard to explain what Bioentrepreneurship actually means. This is a quote from our textbook: “Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting an independent organisation, it is a complex phenomenon that… Read More Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

Did you know? 16 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Sweden

1. Stockholm is spread across 14 islands, has 96 beaches and is conncted by 57 bridges. So it’s the only European capital that can explored by a Kayak 2. The Swedish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world– it has had  a king for more than 1000 years. The current king is Carl XVI… Read More Did you know? 16 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Sweden