When you are invited to a hike in the National Park of the country of “Allemansrätten”(the right for all people to travel across land in the countryside, to temporarily camp there and pick berries, mushrooms etc) you say YES and go for it! Swedes love nature and outdoor activities, when the weather allows it, so you… Read More Biomedicine Master’s goes on a hiking trip to Tyresta National Park (Vlog)
I bet you’ve heard of iGEM by now! Yes? No? Or maybe you’re not aware that our own students have grabbed life by the horns by participating? Alrighty, no worries – we have a quick fix for that. Just last month, we published a dancing overview of this grandiouse competition where we lined out how students and… Read More Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)
Going through my pictures I came across a few from the trip to Turku, so here’s a little something about it. This was the first ever cruise ship I had been on and despite being a little cold and windy in September I definitely enjoyed my first ever trip after being in Stockholm. Over the… Read More Throwback to Turku
The school programme for the Easter week is usually free or marked as “individual study time”, so it is to your liking to fly to your family or stay in Stockholm. Or, if you are unlucky like me and tickets to your country are 3000 SEK or more, then you stay here. And, frankly, it is… Read More Glad Påsk! What is Easter like in Sweden?
Sweden has a reputation for being an expensive place! When you tell people you are planning to move here, it usually takes about a minute before someone asks…….Wait isn’t it super expensive in Sweden??? And it’s kind of true. When I came here as a tourist I was utterly shocked that a bog standard pizza… Read More Is Sweden expensive?
The passion for certain subjects take us across the world in quest of knowledge. While this is an extremely exciting journey, it is not devoid of challenges. I moved to a different continent (or must I say a different world?) for my master’s program and this how I tried easing through the transition period: … Read More Challenges I faced when I moved to a different continent to study
What do a dating site, a virtual doctor and a wifi sharing app have in common??? They were all formed at SUP 46- a big start up hub in Stockholm. If your planning on coming to Stockholm you probably already know Stockholm is recognised as one of the hottest start ups in Europe. If not, you… Read More SUP 46 and why even introverts will enjoy networking in Sweden.
1978… Students’ Nobel NightCap (SNNC) was originally started in 1978 at Stockholm’s School of Economics by a group of students. This event was not popular until a Nobel Laureate mentioned in an interview that he was looking forward to this Nobel NightCap the most out of the whole Nobel week. Now, NightCap has expanded to an… Read More SNNC 1978 to 2017
I live in a student dorm and so in this blog today I want to share some fun experiences I’ve had and why I feel like life in student dorms is totally worth it while in university. The thought of moving out and living on your own would be nerve-racking at first. I get it.… Read More My life in a student dorm so far!
8 hours and 35 min. That’s how long it took for us to hit the E4 road from Stockholm, stop at a Pizza Hut in a town i’ve never heard of before to finally reach our final destination: Åre! It is one of the leading scandinavian ski resorts right now and as a swede myself i found myself… Read More Wanna go Skiing in Sweden? Well i went to Åre Ski Resort, somewhere way up north.