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
My previous blogs based on my local experiences outside KI education. This time I’m bringing this article which I am feeling is the right time for both for upcoming health informatics students and for students who are looking for their Master thesis. Informatics within the field of public health is a developing, evolving, and growing… Read More Health informatics: Prospective and Current research areas
This is one of the most beautiful things I have seen in Stockholm! End of April, spring is finally arriving and at the very city center the blooming of the cherry trees starts. Kungsträdgården (“King’s garden” in Swedish) is a pretty park in the center of Stockholm, very close to T-Centralen, which is the main subway… Read More Cherry blossom in Kungsträdgården
I actually have already written about a number of ways in which Sweden has changed me in a previous post, which you can read here: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/how-has-life-at-ki-changed-me-let-me-count-the-ways/. Almost an entire year has passed since then: a whole year of cinnamon buns, postal tardiness and gender equality. Whilst it is likely that I will leave Stockholm come… Read More Swedification – what does it mean to me?
Accommodation in Stockholm… I know! One of the first and main concerns of all of us when here! (yep… I’m including myself!) However, if this is your first year at Karolinska Institutet you can enjoy of the comfort of being able to live in KI Housing! What is more, when it comes to the studios that I’m… Read More KI Housing – Lidingö
Have you ever heard of “D-deficiency”? It is short for vitamin D deficiency – or as I prefer to call it: dark deficiency. I never heard of D-deficiency before coming to Sweden. Where I grew up (southern part of India) the sun shines 12 hours a day all year round. Thus, we are exposed to… Read More Are you getting enough vitamin D? A lesson in how to survive the Nordic winter
When I was much younger, my older brother went on an Erasmus exchange to Bilbao for 6 months and came back speaking fluent Basque. Therefore, after a year and a half in Stockholm I imagined that I would be at least be conversational in Swedish. Well, in fact, no. There are many reasons for this.… Read More It’s all Swedish to me
When you come to Sweden the unpolluted air, the healthy wholesome food and the option to go on long strolls or runs to maintain yourself will convince you that you can never fall ill here. Living next to a hospital also allows to think that if something bad were to happen you will not be… Read More When the flu hits you in Sweden
Another student accommodation – Pax – surrounding area. Check out the upcoming blogs from Laura Barceló – our lovely Digital Ambassador from Master’s Programme in Biomedicine for the “interior designs” of these KI student accommodations.
Hej hej bloggers! As all of you might have heard, in Sweden eeeeeveryone speaks English and all the International Programmes offered by KI are carried out in English. Therefore, you could think… okey so I don’t need to learn Swedish! However, learning the language of the country you live at can help you with plenty of things! An easy example:… Read More Language@KI