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
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?
No matter where you are, it’s always an enriching experience to learn the local language. So whether you’re new in Sweden or have been around for a while, maybe you’re thinking about learning some Swedish? Here are some reasons you shouldn’t learn Swedish, some reasons you should, resources for getting you started, and my personal… Read More Learning Swedish: A beginner’s guide
This summer is my first time enjoying vacation time in Sweden as I am usually not spending it here! I am Swedish myself and therefore usually go travelling abroad visiting friends and chasing the hot sun. For obvious reasons, travelling for me became cancelled this year. So I seized the opportunity to plan some fun… Read More I went camping in the famous Stockholm archipelago!
Stockholm as an experience varies a lot depending on the weather. Summer is definitely my favorite season of the year because you finally have the weather to go out for a swim. Since the city is composed by 14 islands, you can imagine how many different places there are for having a great time swimming.… Read More Top swimming spots in Stockholm
Summer is going so quickly and I know many of us will be making our way back to Stockholm in the next few weeks and with the weather still being nice and not having to worry about studying, it’s the perfect time to explore the area. Although COVID has limited the range of travel options,… Read More My top day and weekend trips near Stockholm