More specifically I should say “Happy Lunar New Year!” Lunar New Year is the first day of the year based on the lunar calendar that calculates days using the lunar cycle. Although this calendar is ancient and no longer the official way to base on, the lunar calendar still heavily influences many Asian cultural traditions and… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Again)
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
Before I shift my focus from classwork to my thesis (which has to be submitted in May), I would like to share my experiences from the last three modules of the course: Infectious Diseases, Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries and Emergencies. Infectious Diseases After completion of the course the student should be able to:… Read More What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme
If you are applying for the Master’s in Bioentrepreneurship, you probably know that we do two practical placements (PP1 and PP2) as well as complete our Master’s thesis in a company setting. However, the programme has aspects of real-life learning throughout our various courses. My current course, Product Development in the Biomedical Industry is the largest and… Read More Bioentrepreneurship links with industry: guest lecturers and study visits
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
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
The main expectation from a master’s program is to learn enough and be able to apply knowledge in real life situations. For most of the biomedicine students, it means, to be able to work independently in a lab. In this blog, I have listed the different opportunities we get to gain practical experience during the… Read More How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?
The new semester started on 16th of January also known as the spring semester. For the first year Biomedicine Bachelor students, this meant no break post organic chemistry exam because we started immediately with the Medical Biochemistry course. I will give a brief overview of what the course is going to be like and hopefully… Read More Medical Biochemistry- a new semester, a new course!
The one thing I can guarantee you, with 100% certainty is that if you end up enrolling at Karolinska Institutet, you will be doing lots of studying. You will be doing one assignment after another, studying for one course after another. There is no way around it so what can you do to ‘spice’ up… Read More Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery
Nowadays, knowledge is available on many channels. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are another option. Most of these courses are available for anyone to access the knowledge and course material for free. But if you want a certification to put in your CV or somewhere else, you usually have to pay some amount of money… Read More 9 free online courses for introducing you to Health Informatics