It’s no secret that University can be a lot of work and a lot of pressure. For the last 4 months, I have been at Novo Nordisk for my Practical Placement 2. Novo is a great company and I am coming away with some great friends and lots of learning experience. However this post is… Read More KI is a good place to be when it goes a bit wrong
Hej Hej! A few weeks ago at the end of November there was a Student fair held called the SACO studentmässa. It is essentially is a student fair for students in their last year of high school. What is the SACO Student Fair? The student fair is for students in their last year of high… Read More SACO Student Fair
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?
You are thousands of miles away from your friends and family , living in a new unfamiliar place, with people you’ve just met. What happens if an emergency occurs in your home city? How do you deal with crisis so far from home? Two students experiencing just that, tell us their thoughts and offer suggestions on… Read More Tragedy At Home While Studying Abroad : The Mexico City Earthquake
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.
Swedes lead the world in pop music, renewable energy and childcare. But do you know Sweden also has a world class Life Science industry? Last year, the US-Sweden ambassador told a conference that the life science was the ‘best kept secret’ in Sweden. It’s true Sweden doesn’t have the reputation of Silicon Valley but today… Read More The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)
Hej all, Finding your own placements can seem like a bit of a daunting task. But it’s not as hard as you think! Turns out there are loads of routes to finding the right placement for you, many of them right time right place! Here are some examples of how my classmates found their PP2…..… Read More How we found our Practical Placement 2
The first year Bioentrepreneurship is over (hurrah)…. this means we got a big long summer break (double hurrah). The Swedes love their summer and KI’s term times means we have no classes from early June to late August. Summer in Sweden is a little bit legendary. There are a million blog posts from my fellow… Read More How I spent my summer vacation (an internship at a health economics consultancy and other opportunities)
The first year on Bioentrepreneurship has finished. That means I have finished eight courses, fifteen assignments, four exams and six group projects. Over the year, I have tried to share the in and outs of what it is like to be a Bioentrepreneurship student at Karolinska Institutet. And in this post I have collated everything I… Read More Everything you need to know about Bioentrepreneurship Year One
Ever wonder why your bridesmaids can’t wear red? Or what it’s like to sit through 3hrs of speeches in a language you don’t understand? Well I did, and this is my story of understanding culture, finding love, and planning my own BIG FAT Swedish Wedding! Let’s start from the beginning… So how exactly did I… Read More My Big Fat Svenskt Bröllop !