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
As scientists, we are more invested in exploring our research to gain a deeper understanding of the field. You are a specialist and tend to use complex terms to explain your findings to your neighboring researchers. Nevertheless, it is quite important to reach this valuable knowledge to the general public. Translating complicated theories into terms and ideas the… Read More How to communicate science to the public
Some say we are entering a new decade, while others argue that the decade will start in 2021. Well, what matters is that we try to focus on our well being, make positive impacts, and surround ourselves with good people and positive vibes. It may sound straightforward, but it’s not something that quickly falls into… Read More Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review
You only get a few minutes to make an impression, and you definitely don’t want to seem like a standard applicant. You want to be unique, angular, and memorable. Back when I was making my decisions on what to do after my bachelor’s, I knew very little about the admission process. Even though I was… Read More 5 things I wish someone told me before the application deadline
The autumn semester has started, and one course was ticked off the list of many other courses we are currently taking. Did you know that master students in biomedicine can study doctoral elective courses? In the third semester, we specialise in our field of interest. There are several Phd elective tracks, including Tumour Biology, Immunology,… Read More Can master students take PhD courses?
Sweden has become a melting pot – people coming from diverse backgrounds celebrate important events such as Easter, Christmas, Ramadan, Eid, Diwali, Shabbat, and many more. You will notice that there are several public holidays or “red days” throughout the year. Swedes look forward to these holidays year-round, especially the ones filled with dancing and… Read More Top 10 Swedish traditions and celebrations