🇻🇳 From Vietnam to improving health in Zambia 🇿🇲

I not only graduated from Masters in Global Health with a degree, but with more valuable friendships and memories. Phuong is originally from Vietnam and has a background in International Business management. She wanted to find ways to improve the lives of people, and that is why she chose Global Health at Karolinska Institutet. How… Read More 🇻🇳 From Vietnam to improving health in Zambia 🇿🇲

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

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 😄)

Attending the Future Forum Stockholm 2018 event!

Hej hej! Recently I had the opportunity to attend an event called Future Forum Stockholm 2018. This event was organised by a start up company called Potential Park, sponsored by Sympa and hosted by SAS. Potential Park essentially works with recruitment and focuses on bridging the gap between employers and employees in terms of how… Read More Attending the Future Forum Stockholm 2018 event!

The first step to applying for a Bachelor Thesis abroad!

Hello again! Now that it is the 4th semester of the Bachelor Biomedicine programme, it is time to talk about the application for Bachelor thesis! The thesis is in the 6th and last semester of the programme, meaning next year but the application process starts now. I know it may seem too early but as… Read More The first step to applying for a Bachelor Thesis abroad!

Working during your studies: if I can do it, you can too!

I have been working since day 1 of my master’s programme here at Karolinska Institutet (KI), but only recently did I start a more permanent part-time job. During my first year at KI, I tutored regularly and though it was hard, I managed it quite well. Now, I work 60% at a different department at… Read More Working during your studies: if I can do it, you can too!

My Novo Experience: A practical placement at Novo Nordisk

This month I returned to Stockholm after 4 months in Copenhagen for my Practical Placement 2.  This placement is the flagship of the Bioentrepreneurship programme and a chance for us to put what we learnt into practise with some real experience. Lot’s of bloggers have written about their experience with PP2. You should read about Yi’s… Read More My Novo Experience: A practical placement at Novo Nordisk