Last weekend I went to a festival that I didn’t get to experience last year when I first came to Stockholm. It is called the Stockholm Street Food Festival located in Kungsträdgården, just a couple of miles away from the palace. While the food was good and the atmosphere was fun, I think this festival… Read More Stockholm Street Food Festival
1. Stockholm is spread across 14 islands, has 96 beaches and is conncted by 57 bridges. So it’s the only European capital that can explored by a Kayak 2. The Swedish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world– it has had a king for more than 1000 years. The current king is Carl XVI… Read More Did you know? 16 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about Sweden
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)
Having spent a year in Stockholm, I decided to try and locate all the bakeries I could where they sell cakes or sugar delicacies. There may be times when you feel stressed and want to eat something chocolately or just have a sugar craving. If don’t know where you might find those sugary delights keep… Read More Need to satisfy your sugar craving? Here are my top 3 favourite bakeries in Stockholm!
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
Summer is over. Yes, it is still August, but don´t remind me – courses started already on the 21st of August, quite early, right? Not for the whole Master´s, just for my classmates who chose developmental biology and regenerative medicine elective track. I chose the one staring the earliest, HOORAY (*sarcasm right there*)! But is… Read More “Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine
A new year and new semester has begun at Karolinska Institutet! Having spent a year studying at KI, I decided to write a post on the two campus: Campus Solna and Flemingsberg. Today, I’ll be writing about Campus Flemingsberg. I’ll cover aspects like transport, facilities at the campus and share a few pictures. So without… Read More A virtual tour around Campus Flemingsberg!
For many of us, coming to study at Karolinska Institutet means moving abroad to a different university and a different country. In addition, many times studying at university means that one has the opportunity to go on exchange for a couple of months, what can be an unforgettable experience! In this new video, I talk to… Read More A comparison of the 3 universities where I have studied
To all the new students, First and foremost a warm welcome to KI and sunny Stockholm! (At least for now 😉 ) Introduction week has started at KI which means you have officially begun the journey of starting university life. Here’s a little something to know about life in Sweden and what to expect when… Read More What to expect when starting university!
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)