Accomodation in Stockholm is not easy to find as you might have heard a 1000 times before, so a quick recap of possible accomodation options in Stockholm are presented here! For international students, the most obvious choice is KI Housing. However, they give priority to exchange students but that doesn’t mean you lose hope! You… Read More Accomodation hunt in Stockholm!
Now that you have submitted your applications for the Master’s program, it is time to start looking for funding options and here is an estimate of how much you would need to survive in Stockholm- Accommodation- 3500 to 6000 SEK per month This is the range for a student dorm or a room in a… Read More How much does it cost to study at KI?
One of the fundamental aspects of “Swedish-ness” is interior design and home decor – Sweden is the land of furniture and home-related stores. Obviously, the country is the land of IKEA, what did you expect? The Swedes love to have beautiful homes they can nest in- and so should you. I know, some might argue… Read More 5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all
I was one of the students that had the privilege of living in a nice house throughout my education. Needless to say, I had my own apprehensions about moving in to an 18 sq m dorm room. Having read about the housing situation in Stockholm, I was grateful to have gotten a room at Pax.… Read More Life in a student dorm
More specifically I should say “Happy Lunar New Year!” Lunar New Year is the first day of the year based on the lunar calendar that calculates days using the lunar cycle. Although this calendar is ancient and no longer the official way to base on, the lunar calendar still heavily influences many Asian cultural traditions and… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Again)
Stockholm is expensive. But wait! That does not stop you from travelling across Europe while you study here! I know how exciting it is, especially if you are a non-EU student and want to make the most of your schengen visa! Here are some ways I have managed to get around and not burn a… Read More Travelling outside Stockholm using meager funds
It is true, I am not gonna lie: if you decide to go to the North of Sweden for a trip, it is probably going to be about seeing the Northern Lights. Because they are beautiful in pictures and who wouldn’t want to experience that in reality? But, as it turns out, the Northern Lights… Read More 11 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights
The Swedes are known for their “fika” culture. In my previous post about fika, I had just been introduced to this amazing concept of fika which I believe should be adapted by people everywhere! After spending one whole semester, going to countless quaint, cosy, rustic, hippy or posh cafes I have managed to shortlist the… Read More My top 5 favourite cafés in Stockholm!
Two months ago, I was sat in Arlanda airport on my way home for Christmas with one thing on my mind- food 🙂 Of course I looked forward to seeing family and friends! But mostly, I just wanted to overindulge in some British food. Roast Dinner with Yorkshire puddings, pigs in blankets, crumpets with butter, bacon… Read More Delicious Swedish food traditions everyone should get on board with.
Hello! I hope most of you have already submitted your applications to KI. While you eagerly wait for the results, there are certain logistics that you could look into. Finances As you are aware, the cost of living in Stockholm is extremely high. It is highly recommended to ensure that you have a constant source… Read More Important things to sort out before arriving in Stockholm