What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!”

Hollywood fiction or reality? What should one consider before making a choice between keeping quiet and stepping up in the (un)likely event of an in-flight medical emergency? How can Health Informatics be of help in such emergencies? What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!” Hollywood fiction or reality? I’m sure we’ve all seen a movie or two… Read More What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!”

Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switched country to study

I’m going on exchange! Soon I’ll be flying to the other side of the globe to spend a few months working on my master’s thesis in Santiago, Chile. And today, I want to convince you to do like me. Here is my list of why going on exchange is such a great idea!* *This can… Read More Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switched country to study

11 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights

It is true, I am not gonna lie: if you decide to go to the North of Sweden for a trip, it is probably going to be about seeing the Northern Lights. Because they are beautiful in pictures and who wouldn’t want to experience that in reality? But, as it turns out, the Northern Lights… Read More 11 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights

A peek inside a KI student’s calendar

What are you potentially signing up for in terms of student life by applying to KI? Have a peek inside a current KI student’s calendar to get an idea about the various outside the classroom activities organized by KI . Kick off your Swedish experience by attending the introduction week! Introduction week starts off with a three day intensive Swedish… Read More A peek inside a KI student’s calendar

6 reasons you should visit Lappland this winter.

At the beginning of the semester, all the  digital ambassadors talked about the number one things we wanted to do whilst in Sweden.  Visit Lappland was on most people’s list. Not surprising since a visit to Lappland means you could meet Santa Claus and/or pretend to be Princess Elsa for the day 🙂 For those… Read More 6 reasons you should visit Lappland this winter.

What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

It has been exactly 3 months since I moved to Stockholm and 2.5 months since I started my studies at Karolinska Institutet. When you are beginning a new chapter, you try to prepare as much as you can. Just like that, most of my friends, as well as classmates read about Stockholm and KI before… Read More What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

Cruise to Helsinki (and how you can travel the Nordic region for less than a pair of jeans)

Sweden is expensive. All students here know this, and if you haven’t experienced the financial sting firsthand, you will most definitely once you arrive.  However, there is good news for any travel junkies, you can get super cheap tickets to travel all throughout the Nordic Region. Stockholm is built on 14 different islands and historically… Read More Cruise to Helsinki (and how you can travel the Nordic region for less than a pair of jeans)

A variety of ways how to become a bioentrepreneurship enthusiast – an Estonian perspective

Hi and welcome, my name is Paula! Let me tell you a story about how one can assemble the jigsaw puzzle to end up in the master’s programme of bioentrepreneurship 🙂 The ultimate truth is that you can mould the pieces of the puzzle yourself. I’ll tell you a bit about my life to give you… Read More A variety of ways how to become a bioentrepreneurship enthusiast – an Estonian perspective