I am here to tell you how to get the deepest discounts possible in Stockholm using your golden ticket, your student I.D! As students we all have champagne dreams on minuscule budgets , but that doesn’t mean we should suffer. You’ve probably heard it before, 10% off here , maybe 20% off there, but I’m not interested… Read More 6 Secret Ways Your Student Card Gets You Cheap Stuff in Stockholm
Now that you have submitted your applications for the Master’s program, it is time to start looking for funding options and here is an estimate of how much you would need to survive in Stockholm- Accommodation- 3500 to 6000 SEK per month This is the range for a student dorm or a room in a… Read More How much does it cost to study at KI?
Two months ago, I was sat in Arlanda airport on my way home for Christmas with one thing on my mind- food 🙂 Of course I looked forward to seeing family and friends! But mostly, I just wanted to overindulge in some British food. Roast Dinner with Yorkshire puddings, pigs in blankets, crumpets with butter, bacon… Read More Delicious Swedish food traditions everyone should get on board with.
One of the great things about being at such an international university is the huge variety of cultures that you can find here! From Chinese to South African, from Turkish to Brazilian, from Indian to Finnish, from Catalan (that’s me!!!) to… actually from wherever you want! And the clearest way in which this broad mix… Read More Cooking@KI – Persian dinner!
This month, an Indonesian friend of mine who worked at our embassy is going back to Jakarta since her working period here has been over. In the light of her departure, the embassy arranged a gathering with Indonesian society in Stockholm, not only to bid her farewell but also to welcome her replacement. An announcement was… Read More A Farewell in the Ambassador’s Residence
Saturdays have become my ‘tourist’ days. One whole day a week dedicated to exploring Stockholm and its surroundings. Except last Saturday: It rained, and I hadn’t bought an umbrella yet. So, I shopped instead. My favourite ‘Sightseeing Saturday’ so far has been a boat trip to the town of Vaxholm in the Stockholm archipelago. You… Read More Day Trip to Vaxholm
Today is the day when the results from the first selection round to the master programmes are presented at universityadmissions.se and as you can figure out from the title of this post, I am soooooo happy right now. I got accepted to my first choise, the general Master programme in Biomedicine at KI. I really wanted… Read More Admitted to the Master Programme in Biomedicine at KI!
Geez, I can’t believe I’ve been in Dublin for over a month! And apparently I’ve been too busy to remember to write about my journey here. When I first arrived in Dublin my first impression was: rain. Ireland was living up to its reputation already. Although I knew it was going to be warmer and… Read More My Dublin adventure, part 1
Hej! This post is going to be all about grocery shopping in Stockholm. One major difference between Stockholm and Singapore and what I miss most is the cheap and large variety of food. I never had to cook when I was staying on campus back home in Singapore. However, most students here bring their own… Read More Grocery Shopping in Stockholm…
What do you do with yourself when you find a free weeknight? Well, get together with friends and make some sushi of course! At least that’s what a few of us thought last week. You can buy all the ingredients for making your own sushi from a local grocery store, although shopping at a local… Read More Homemade Sushi