How to succeed as a woman in science? (Hint: It helps if you study at KI ðŸ˜„)

Sweden is considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world. They enjoy the longest paid maternity leave in the world (a whopping 16 months!), liberal household duties: men and women share a lot of responsibilities and equality is just generally on the agenda. So for a female, it’s a pretty good place to start your… Read More How to succeed as a woman in science? (Hint: It helps if you study at KI ðŸ˜„)

A Swedish Tradition for Every Month: How many have you done?

Having been in Sweden for nearly two years, I can happily say I have experienced many Swedish traditions. Luckily there are loads and another reason to celebrate is never far away. For those of you who are coming to Sweden in September, why not try a new Swedish thing every month? January: Watch the Fireworks… Read More A Swedish Tradition for Every Month: How many have you done?

5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

Sweden is quite expensive but like any place in the world, you can always find things to do for free 😀 Stockholm is no exception, you can visit the old town, go to a museum, visit one of the many parks or take a free walking tour. However, Sweden has surprised me several times with other FREE things… Read More 5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)

15 things you can (and should!) do once you get a personnummer

If you are reading this I am guessing you are a proud owner of a personnummer. Congratulations! 🎉 Whether getting it was a breeze or you ended up going through hell and back (like me) to get one, you are probably wondering what are the next steps in getting settled in Sweden. Worry not, for I am here to… Read More 15 things you can (and should!) do once you get a personnummer

The KI Effect- What Can You Expect After Joining KI?

Hello, mina vänner (my friends) and välkommen (welcome) to my second blog! (Can you tell I’m practicing my Swedish and it’s not working that great for me?) Anyway, I’ve been all over the place since I started the dreaded GOC of the biomedicine bachelor programme. (General and Organic Chemistry but more on that later, I… Read More The KI Effect- What Can You Expect After Joining KI?