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
Most kids know that Santa is extremely busy during Christmas time, but I have always wondered what he does for the rest of the year? So this February I visited Santa to find out what he does during the non-holiday season. Rovaniemi, Finland Santa’s official home, a place he visits regularly for over 50 years… Read More What does Santa do in February?
You definitely can not miss a trip to the Arctic Circle if you ever come to Sweden!!! Frozen lakes, dog sledding, snowmobiles, snow, snow, snow… layers, layers and layers of clothes! And the best part: with a bit of luck, you can get to see northern lights! An incredible experience, absolutely recommendable! Last December, during the… Read More A trip to the Swedish Arctic Circle: Kiruna
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?!”
Stockholm is expensive. But wait! That does not stop you from travelling across Europe while you study here! I know how exciting it is, especially if you are a non-EU student and want to make the most of your schengen visa! Here are some ways I have managed to get around and not burn a… Read More Travelling outside Stockholm using meager funds
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