After finishing my two-year master’s degree in Biomedicine, this blog will sadly be my last one. It feels surreal to end this blogging journey and also graduate at KI which I spoke in a previous blog. My final blog is going to be about the most common questions I receive from prospective students about the masters in… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition
Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia
Now is the best time to explore different opportunities! You graduated, and you’re starting the process of closing a chapter of your life. Some are taking it slowly while others already set their goals for a position in mind. I was discussing it with friends on the advantage of sharing previous Master’s in Biomedicine alumni… Read More Interviewing an MSc in Biomedicine alumni: Startup, industry, or academia?
Is it just me or it feels like everyone is a baker these days? Baking can be incredibly relaxing – some even say it’s an act of mindfulness. Overall, the payoff is absolutely delicious, especially when they are quick and simple recipes. Do you know what it takes? A dash of flour (actually cups), some… Read More 3 Easy baking recipes to try at home
This is it. The final semester of my master’s programme is about to finish. It feels quite strange that we no longer have an official live ceremony this year. Several people were looking forward to a proper ceremony at Aula Medica, but the current circumstances have led to unexpected decisions. In case you are wondering… Read More How it feels to be a 2020 graduate…
Congratulations! You’ve received an offer to study your master programme at Karolinska Institutet. Before you can start, there are some vital things you need to consider. EXPENSES!! Sweden isn’t actually on the list of top 10 most expensive countries in the world. But compared to other places in Europe, it can be pretty expensive to… Read More 6 essential living costs to consider before moving to Sweden
The current outbreak has indeed hindered studying, socialising, and travelling in different parts of the world. Currently, most people are working from home in Sweden. Students are taking distance courses or writing their thesis at home. However, I am one of the many KI students who still go to the lab. 🧫 Even some medical… Read More Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?
People mix up between biomedical science and biomedical engineering. In fact, they both have a common foundation of knowledge in biology. You get to understand the complexity of our human body. However, biomedicine has no physics in its field, and it focuses a lot on research. It prepares candidates for either continuing in academia (i.e. PhD)… Read More 6 interesting facts about MSc in biomedicine
Summer is coming… 😎 You are either deciding on a holiday destination or maybe searching for an internship? Well, you came to the right place my dear reader. I am about to graduate soon since I just started my master’s thesis but still haven’t decided on what to do afterward. Nevertheless, I found internships before… Read More 4 steps to score internships for university students
Recently, master’s and bachelor’s students started their degree projects. Some of us are abroad while others stayed in Stockholm. I am currently working on childhood cancer, neuroblastoma with a fantastic research group at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, KI. During my bachelor’s degree project, I encountered difficulties with writing my thesis. *procrastinator alert* I wish I… Read More 5 Tips and tricks for writing your master’s thesis