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 !
Hej Guys, Hope you are all well and enjoying the summer! I’m back in rainy Manchester for my summer….so thought it’s probably a good time to start dreaming about places I could potentially go for an exchange study. Are there any life science companies based on Caribbean islands? 🙂 Bioentrepreneurship students get to do three… Read More Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!
My 12-week internship at WHO started on May 1st, 2017. Within this couple of weeks, I have grown to learn that this experience does not only enrich your technical skills, but has all the chances of influencing the way you perceive the world and, most importantly, bring you closer to get to know yourself. Now that my HEPM class of 2015-2017… Read More Internship at the WHO Regional Office for Europe – overview.
The Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship is the ‘odd one out’ of the other programmes. It is not a science degree, it is not a medical degree, it is not your typical KI course. When asked I always describe my programme as ‘essentially a business administration education that focuses on life science companies’ (there is no… Read More A History of MBE (and why we are happy to be the odd one out)
If you’re heading to Stockholm this Autumn, you might be wondering if you can find a job to support your studies. And you probably know, if you don’t speak Swedish, it is difficult. But not impossible!! These student blogs are a good resources for ideas about student jobs: you can read Leire’s or Anna’s blog… Read More (More) ideas for earning money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish
Hej Guys Since I’m nearly half way (yikes) through my Master’s programme, I want to share my two favourite things about living in Stockholm; awe inspiring nature round the corner and the public amenities (stuff just works here) I think these things are nicely represented by the island where I live, Lidingö. Lidingö is the ‘family… Read More My Life in Lidingö (and why I have decided to look forward to all four seasons in Sweden)