A quick blog tour at KI library in Campus Flemingsberg

KI library has always been among my favourite places! Its environment ambience helped me a lot to stay focused in studying or doing my assignments. The spacious rooms and fancy study areas kept me feel relaxed during exam time. One thing I love about the library facility is that you can visit the library everyday… Read More A quick blog tour at KI library in Campus Flemingsberg

How does studying at KI usually look like

Ever wondered how studying at KI is like? Starting a new program at an unknown university is always challenging, and even more if it’s on a new country! Luckily, during my time at Karolinska Institutet I have seen that all my classmates adapted very quickly to this new environment, and the university provides all resources… Read More How does studying at KI usually look like

The untold story about the Swedish weather

Most people picture life in Sweden as great: good work-life balance, closeness to nature and a well established wellfare state. However, there is one thing that is always percieved negatively: the weather. I don’t think many people would move to Sweden just to enjoy good weather, but in my opinion it is often described too… Read More The untold story about the Swedish weather

3 Ways to make procrastination useful (and some tips!)

If you clicked on this blog because you’re guilty of procrastinating something important, then I’m here to tell you: stop. Go away. Go do the thing. And come back afterwards as a reward if you like. …. Still here? Alright. Let’s go. Fun fact: I am writing this blog to procrastinate reading a lovely little… Read More 3 Ways to make procrastination useful (and some tips!)

6 essential living costs to consider before moving to Sweden

Congratulations! You’ve received an offer to study your master programme at Karolinska Institutet. Before you can start, there are some vital things you need to consider. EXPENSES!! Sweden isn’t actually on the list of top 10 most expensive countries in the world. But compared to other places in Europe, it can be pretty expensive to… Read More 6 essential living costs to consider before moving to Sweden

A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen

If you are a Dual Citizen (or more!) and are coming to Karolinska Institutet on your European Union passport, but do not currently reside in Europe, this blog is for you. Although having an EU passport is awesome and will make your transition much easier, there also are a few challenges to consider. I came… Read More A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen

Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?

The current outbreak has indeed hindered studying, socialising, and travelling in different parts of the world. Currently, most people are working from home in Sweden. Students are taking distance courses or writing their thesis at home. However, I am one of the many KI students who still go to the lab. 🧫 Even some medical… Read More Did the outbreak affect my practical work at the hospital?