KI Housing: Flemingsberg

Karolinska Institutet offers accomodation services through KI Housing. This is a very convenient opportunity for every new-coming student since finding a place to live in Stockholm might get tricky sometimes. On this blogpost you will read everything you need to know about moving to KI Residence Flemingsberg, which is part of the Nobelus building complex.… Read More KI Housing: Flemingsberg

Everything you need to know before moving into KI’s student housing Jägargatan

Preparing for your move to Stockholm is such an exciting time, but I know it can also feel stressful as you plan and prepare all the necessary things including flights, packing, housing, etc. I remember for myself, I had a lot of anxiety thinking about where I was going to live. When I received my… Read More Everything you need to know before moving into KI’s student housing Jägargatan

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

5 tips to navigating Stockholm’s healthcare services

Sweden is famous for its strong public health and the universal healthcare system; However, when moving to a new place, it can be hard to navigate services.  KI health services KI offers student health services, however the services available are not exhaustive. They offer support for stress, anxiety, study issues, vaccinations, workplace injury, etc. Your… Read More 5 tips to navigating Stockholm’s healthcare services

Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)

Work-life balance: some insights from a Master student with several side-job(s)

The spring has officially begun in Sweden, meaning that many students both inside & outside the country got some exciting news about being enrolled in their (hopefully!) dream Global Master & Bachelor Programmes at KI (whoop-whoop!). When I received such news back in April 2018, I was very happy & accepted the offer without any major hesitations.… Read More Work-life balance: some insights from a Master student with several side-job(s)

Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).

Hey there! I dramatically want to convey that the time for admission notification is almost here: tick tock- as the clock is ticking (dramatic enough? 😀 ) I quite vividly remember my thought process around this time. With a bit of excitement, anticipation, and nervousness, my planning mode was equally in place. Since I intended… Read More Money Diary: Bills I ‘have to’ pay by the end of every month (vol 2).