How to balance having the travel bug and being a full-time student

Travelling is something that is always on my mind and the opportunity to travel around Europe was a big draw for me to make the move from Canada to Stockholm. However, finding the right balance while being a full-time student can be tricky at first, while you are trying to navigate a new school which… Read More How to balance having the travel bug and being a full-time student

What to expect from the infamous Biostatistics 1 course

Introduction Biostatistics is the kind of course people often strongly like or dislike. However, majoring in Public Health, Biostatistics is a fundamental part of our program and future career. Biostatistics was a course I felt stressed for as I did not know how hard it would be or if I would be behind. Before coming… Read More What to expect from the infamous Biostatistics 1 course

5 ways to stay physically active during the Swedish winter

A common thing you will hear throughout the winter months in Stockholm is that people don’t know what to do when it is cold and gets dark so early. This was something I struggled with especially coming from Vancouver, Canada which has a mild climate. I was used to being physically active outdoors almost every… Read More 5 ways to stay physically active during the Swedish winter

“Public Health Sciences- Concepts and Theories” Course Review

The first course for the Master’s Students in Epidemiology and Health Promotion and Prevention- “Public Health Sciences- Concepts and Theories” has finished up and it is time to review it! This is the first-ever course review for the Health Promotion and Prevention stream which is exciting!!  Introduction  To provide some context, the Masters in Public… Read More “Public Health Sciences- Concepts and Theories” Course Review

Blogging in my new home (7,432 km) away from home

Hi, I am Lauren! I am the blogger for the Master’s Public Health Sciences Health Promotion and Prevention stream and I am excited to share my experiences with you! I was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, and moved to Vancouver, on the west coast, to study my Bachelors in Public Health. You probably will… Read More Blogging in my new home (7,432 km) away from home