This blogpost is dedicated to all first semester students (AKA newbies) and also prospective students considering applying for a two-year master’s program at Karolinska Institutet. I present you with 5 pieces of advice that I believe will make the difference and help you get it right on your first semester at KI. Here they are:… Read More 5 pieces of advice for your first semester at Karolinska Institutet
After finishing my two-year master’s degree in Biomedicine, this blog will sadly be my last one. It feels surreal to end this blogging journey and also graduate at KI which I spoke in a previous blog. My final blog is going to be about the most common questions I receive from prospective students about the masters in… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: MSc in Biomedicine edition
Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia
Summer has come to a close and we are back for our second (and final!!) year of the Public Health Master’s program. This year we started with a new course that they implemented called Project Management (as per the request of previous students). The main focus of this course was learning protocol planning for conducting… Read More Public Health Project Management: Course Review
The Stockholm winter is approaching and last year I found it very useful to find ways to stay active during the dark and cold months. Fortunately, many gyms around Stockholm offer student deals! **To access many of these students deals you need a valid Mecenat card KI Gym KI offers free gym access at both… Read More Stockholm gyms with student discounts
Under normal circumstances, KI has lots to offer in terms of sports and fitness. Unfortunately, this fall some of these services and/or events may be cancelled or have to be adapted, however it is good to know what they offer so you don’t miss out on things as KI opens things up. Weekly sports Throughout… Read More What does KI have to offer for sports and fitness?
With the semester starting, I have gathered some “top tips” that the second year public health students wished they knew when they were starting their first semester in this program, at KI and in Stockholm! School “Something that I think would have been useful to know prior to starting this program is the amount of… Read More Top tips from the second year public health students
This summer I expanded my cultural and “intellectual” side of myself and visited as many museums as I could in Stockholm! Because of the current pandemic, most of the museums have changed to free entrance! I visited 8 (imagine if it was 10? That would be have been so satisfying…) this summer and below I… Read More Visiting Top Museums in Stockholm!
Now is the best time to explore different opportunities! You graduated, and you’re starting the process of closing a chapter of your life. Some are taking it slowly while others already set their goals for a position in mind. I was discussing it with friends on the advantage of sharing previous Master’s in Biomedicine alumni… Read More Interviewing an MSc in Biomedicine alumni: Startup, industry, or academia?
That was my question when I was about to move to Sweden to study. More than 90% of Swedes are indeed able to speak English. As an international student, you can surely live well in Sweden without any ability to speak Swedish. However, I decided to make an effort to learn Swedish since I would… Read More How much necessary is it to learn Swedish?