Quarnevalen was on the 13th of May 2017 and I was lucky enough to be present for the parade and the huge party that really lights up the whole city, only once in 3 years! Quarnevalen is one of northern Europe’s largest public student events with thousands of participating students and viewed by up to… Read More Vlog form Quarnevalen – Watch footage from the crazy parade that only happens once in 3 years!
Hello! It is time to start planning your arrival in Stockholm. The semester officially begins on 28th of August and I would recommend you arrive a few days (maybe even a week) prior. 1. Enjoy the Swedish summer Even though it’s technically not summer in August, the days are quite long and it is… Read More When should you arrive in Stockholm?
If you have a business idea you want to bring from ideation to execution stage, SSES Campus Fellowship program is your solution. All Karolinska Institutet students can enrol in the program. The application process is simple, yet requires some preparation. Interview is the main step, during which you have a chance to explain your idea in… Read More SSES Campus Fellowship Program – week 1
Hej Guys I’m back in Stockholm after a lovely Easter break in the UK. We have no more classes this semester…..but today we had the PP1 kick off as a group….. and tomorrow we are off to work on our placements until June. I’m looking forward to getting stuck into my work at SwedenBio and to jump… Read More #GIRLBOSS
I bet you’ve heard of iGEM by now! Yes? No? Or maybe you’re not aware that our own students have grabbed life by the horns by participating? Alrighty, no worries – we have a quick fix for that. Just last month, we published a dancing overview of this grandiouse competition where we lined out how students and… Read More Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)
The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to education and competition, the advancement of synthetic biology, and the development of an open community and collaboration. iGEM, according to this year’s team leaders, Amanda Pellnäs and Larsen Vornholz, is the world’s biggest competition in synthetic biology where students from all over… Read More What is iGEM? Well, we interviewed the leaders and members to find out (Part 1 of 2)
Hej Hej! Today I want to shed some light on the neuroscience symposium that took place on 23rd March. Often at KI you will find talks being held by the library or symposiums in lecture halls both in Solna and Flemingsberg campuses. The main purpose is to highlight progress or just discuss current research on… Read More Neuroscience symposium at KI
Careers in Health and Science Exposition (CHaSE) is a career fair organized by Karolinska Institute’s Medical Student’s Association (Medicinska Föreningen), to bring students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health sector, outside academia- in Sweden or abroad – in contact with their possible future employers. Is CHaSE an event for me? If… Read More CHaSE your dream job! Career Fair 2017
Being in the University provides a feeling of safety and sometimes I get confused and stressed when I am thinking about the future, when the Master’s Programme will be over and we will have to go out to the “real work field”. That is why I could use a mentor, someone who has gone through… Read More Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017
Most of you studying at KI are already aware of the career service and have even attended the numerous events organised by them. I wanted to know how to make the best use of the service while we are here. So, I met with Emma Hägg and here is all the information I gathered from our… Read More KI Career Service for master’s students