I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives
Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…
From 16th-20th October 2017, I’ve been to Helsinki. So, I want to share my experience and some photos in this blog post. In my opinion, although Helsinki is a capital city of Finland, it’s not quite a big city. The good thing is famous tourist attractions are packed in the city center area (except the… Read More Photo Gallery: 4 Days of Autumn in Helsinki
You are thousands of miles away from your friends and family , living in a new unfamiliar place, with people you’ve just met. What happens if an emergency occurs in your home city? How do you deal with crisis so far from home? Two students experiencing just that, tell us their thoughts and offer suggestions on… Read More Tragedy At Home While Studying Abroad : The Mexico City Earthquake
Something I didn’t expect when I decided to move to Stockholm is that you actually are moving to Northern Europe, not just Sweden. Traveling within Northern Europe is so easy and convenient when you realize that, it seemed a waste to not travel more. Unfortunately, most of us have real life responsibilities Monday through Friday, and if… Read More What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?
Having spent a year in Stockholm, I decided to try and locate all the bakeries I could where they sell cakes or sugar delicacies. There may be times when you feel stressed and want to eat something chocolately or just have a sugar craving. If don’t know where you might find those sugary delights keep… Read More Need to satisfy your sugar craving? Here are my top 3 favourite bakeries in Stockholm!
To all the new students, First and foremost a warm welcome to KI and sunny Stockholm! (At least for now 😉 ) Introduction week has started at KI which means you have officially begun the journey of starting university life. Here’s a little something to know about life in Sweden and what to expect when… Read More What to expect when starting university!
Ever wonder why your bridesmaids can’t wear red? Or what it’s like to sit through 3hrs of speeches in a language you don’t understand? Well I did, and this is my story of understanding culture, finding love, and planning my own BIG FAT Swedish Wedding! Let’s start from the beginning… So how exactly did I… Read More My Big Fat Svenskt Bröllop !
During the summer, most international students go back home or move to the South to get some sun and some vitamin D… But if you ever move to Stockholm, you MUST stay in the city for at least a couple of summer weeks! This is the first year I’m doing it and, trust me, it’s… Read More A summer day in Stockholm – in Långholmen
Hej Guys, Hope you are all well and enjoying the summer! I’m back in rainy Manchester for my summer….so thought it’s probably a good time to start dreaming about places I could potentially go for an exchange study. Are there any life science companies based on Caribbean islands? 🙂 Bioentrepreneurship students get to do three… Read More Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!