Ah the Swedish winter. Everyone dreads it and I guess you all have read blogs about how cold it is, how dark it is and how tired you feel due to vitamin D deficiency and blah blah.. DRAMA! Why does nobody ever talk about what it is like in Sweden once winter kisses us goodbye?… Read More Everyone talks about the Swedish winter, but what about the spring?
Choosing your exchange destination can be tricky! Many options are offered to Karolinska Institutet students, plus the possibility of going abroad as a freemover makes the list even longer! Here’s a thought… Let’s do live connections around the globe with some of my classmates from the Master’s in Biomedicine, they will tell you where they went… Read More Where can I go on exchange? Live connections around the globe!
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)
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
In my previous blog I wrote about Rachel Bergman’s experience of writing her Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia. In this blog, I will take you to the other side of the ocean to see how Louise Hellberg is doing in Colombia. Q. Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A.… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Colombia – An Interview
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.
Whilst some of Global Health Master’s students are staying in Sweden to write their theses, others are traveling to different continents to do so. Here I interview Rachel Bergman, who is currently working on her thesis in Zambia. Q. Firstly, can you tell me about your academic and professional background? A. I graduated from Princeton University in 2016… Read More What it’s like to write your Global Health Master’s thesis in Zambia – An Interview
In my last post I already gave you the reasons to go on an exchange, how to apply for it though? There are a few ways to do it, and they vary a little bit from one programme to another, but here are the main steps! Checklist for everyone wanting to study abroad Check your… Read More How to apply for an exchange?
The new semester of the Master’s in Biomedicine started – and so did the new courses. This semester is packed with modules that are short in length (1 month each) and sometimes there is a little bit of free time in between (if you get lucky with the assignment groups) to spend on a trip!… Read More Making your way through the Nordic Countries 1 by 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark (vlog)
Winter in Stockholm does not have to mean sitting in your room with a cosy blanket and some tea, no matter how appealing that sounds, as there are many other activities that one can do during this cold, cold weather! Winter generally starts from November/December and lasts until February/March, or longer who knows! Here are… Read More 7 things to do during winter in Stockholm