All you need to know about the student cards

Who doesn’t like student discounts? To get advantage of the discounts offered by restaurants, shops and Stockholm’s public transport you’ll need to have a Mercenat student card which proves that you are a student currently enrolled in a program. I was used to have just one student card which I could use for discounts, library… Read More All you need to know about the student cards

#throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️

Hello everyone! The summer is slowly, but steadily coming to an end (so make sure to make the most of the remaining part of it! ;). Yet, the most interesting and exciting chapter for many is just about to begin, and this is STARTING YOUR NEW PROGRAM AT KI!!!! I bet many of you, newly… Read More #throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️

3 places that you should visit immediately after arrival

Usually, when we first arrive at a new place, we brought with us the tourist mindset. Maybe we already had some plans, itineraries on which destinations to visit. Museums, palaces, sight-seeing spots (don’t forget the selfies), trying some delicacies at fancy cafes, and so on. However, to make your life easier here, you should to… Read More 3 places that you should visit immediately after arrival

Four tips on how to not be overwhelmed with pre-arrival information

Your departure day is imminent and soon you will start your new life here in Stockholm. You start making plans and checklists. In doing that, you gathered pre-arrival information, more and more every day, until you find yourself surrounded by too much information that you don’t know where to start. It’s good if you don’t… Read More Four tips on how to not be overwhelmed with pre-arrival information

International students with family series – eps.3 : Four tips to pack effectively

Traveling with children is always both fun and challenging, not to mention if it is when we are moving, staying in a new place for a longer period. Speaking of challenges, one of the challenges is how to pack effectively. Bringing the right stuff with us and also leaving behind the right stuff. One year… Read More International students with family series – eps.3 : Four tips to pack effectively

My housing-hunting experience: what to do when you need to find accommodation by yourself

Stockholm is well known by its city hall and colourful buildings in Gamla Stan. But is not all rosy, because Stockholm is also infamous for the difficulty of finding housing, especially for international students. I was one of the unlucky ones that did not receive a student room for my first year, and I experienced… Read More My housing-hunting experience: what to do when you need to find accommodation by yourself

International students with family series – eps.2 : How to enrol your children into the daycare?

Suppose that you have accepted your place, done with the tuition fee payment, finished dealing with the residence permit application steps, and applied for a place through KI Housing. Then you are thinking about how your children will spend their time in Stockholm while you are busy studying. Why not enrol them to the daycare?… Read More International students with family series – eps.2 : How to enrol your children into the daycare?