Hello, mina vänner (my friends) and välkommen (welcome) to my second blog! (Can you tell I’m practicing my Swedish and it’s not working that great for me?) Anyway, I’ve been all over the place since I started the dreaded GOC of the biomedicine bachelor programme. (General and Organic Chemistry but more on that later, I… Read More The KI Effect- What Can You Expect After Joining KI?
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
Holi Festivals are a trend. Eeeeeeeeeverywhere you go you’ll find a Holi Festival, a Color Festival, a Color Run, a Life in Color Concert, a Holi Festival of Colors… or whatever version of the name they have given it! And, of course, Karolinska Institutet also has one! Two weekends ago, in May, we celebrated the… Read More Holi Festival @ KI
Hello everyone, I got a question about Stockholm from a prospective student, which initiated me to write a blog about it. If you have decided to study in Stockholm, I would say you probably chose one of the best cities you could ever enjoy living in. There are so many interesting things that come with… Read More The Perks of Being a Student in Stockholm
Hello Everyone! Halloween is by far my favorite holiday of the year. It started with this romantic tale. Many many years ago, in a land far far away, there were two people who barely knew each other. She sold flowers and he was a divorced man that loved ripped jeans and Halloween. They had met… Read More Happy Halloween!
Hello every one, As usual, LinkedIn training was organized by KI career service office recently. This is a summary of the points discussed in the training for those who were not able to attend it. I believe prospective students might also benefit a lot if they get a way to follow such campus events. Barry… Read More Important Tips to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile
Dear first year students (no more prospective☺️) Welcome to Stockholm! I hope you have enjoyed your first week in Stockholm and wish you a successful academic year. In this blog, I am going to talk about some habits (based on my experiences in the last two semesters), which I believe, would be helpful during your… Read More Habits Good to Develop While You Live in Stockholm
My last test for my last course for my first year is on Thursday. While part of me is studying the mechanisms of motor proteins and the packing of chromatin, part of me is looking back at how my life has changed in the past 10 months. My class started off as a large group,… Read More The end of my first year
Hej hej! Spoiler alert: I have only come up with 3 ways in which Sweden/KI has changed my routines/behaviour so far. There are of course a multitude more but this post is already a small novel so I decided to spare you guys another 500 words. Here goes: 1. I have finally embraced technology and… Read More How has life at KI changed me, let me count the ways.
LinkedIn has already become the leading career development social network and one of the best ways to land at international jobs. I have learned this just last week while googling to decided weather to attend or not the LinkedIn workshop at KI. Almost every one of us wants to go forward in our professional career.… Read More A Linked in Pop Up Workshop