Reading time: 4 mins. Its been nearly three months since the Global Health class of 2019 graduated at the start of June. At least in my opinion, enough time has passed for most of us to start the process of reflecting on our year and what it has meant for us professionally, academically and personally.… Read More Global health class of 2019: what are their plans?
Hello everyone! The summer is slowly, but steadily coming to an end (so make sure to make the most of the remaining part of it! ;). Yet, the most interesting and exciting chapter for many is just about to begin, and this is STARTING YOUR NEW PROGRAM AT KI!!!! I bet many of you, newly… Read More #throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️
Reading time: 7 mins. Now that the dust has settled since graduation and the class of 2019 is on to bigger and better things, I thought I’d write a few more blogs that share what we’ve learned throughout our time here, as well as some more tips on how to navigate aspects of your time… Read More When you don’t get on with your thesis supervisor…
Reading time: 5 mins. It’s the end of our second and final semester. What a whirlwind that was! In this final review I’ll be reflecting on the thesis process and hopefully giving some insight into what to expect for those starting the MSc in September and those who are contemplating applying. Finding a supervisor This… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 2 of 2
Reading time: 6 mins. As we’re nearing graduation, I thought why not leave the bubble of the Karolinska Institutet (KI) and see how I fare in another environment and compare and contrast what we’d learned here elsewhere*. Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Global Maternal Health lecture at The London School of… Read More How does KI compare to another university?
KI as an institution is well-known for its wide variety of educational, scientific, entrepreneurial and other kinds of conferences and events that occur with different frequencies (yearly, monthly or even weekly!). However, the event that I am going to write about today turned up to be the very first of such kind 🙂 KI Sustainability… Read More The very first KI Sustainability Day 2019!
Reading time: 3 mins. April 9th saw me sitting in the main lecture theatre in Biomedicum waiting for the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. To say I was a little bit excited would be an understatement. I was positively unsettled in my seat at the prospect of seeing one… Read More When Dr. Tedros, WHO’s Director-General came to KI
Reading time: 12 mins. It’s that time of the year again, when thousands of students are waiting for the e-mail that lets them know if their application to KI is successful. We were told that 900 people applied to the Global Health MSc for 2018/19. When our class was told this, we looked at each… Read More Frequently asked questions
Reading time: 5 mins. So, another semester is under way and it’s time to look back on the final modules we had. We’re almost half way through the second and final semester. So, that’s two modules down and the thesis is under way. These modules are the shortest and you can feel it. It’s a… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 1 of 2
Even the ancient Roman doctors believed, that is is easier to stop something bad from happening to a human being rather than trying to “fix” the consequences of the arising problem later on. This is the concept that we, master students in Nutrition Science Programme at KI, had to think about quite a lot in this course, too. … After… Read More Master’s in Nutrition Science: “Prevention is better than cure” aka course in eHealth, mHealth & interventions (Part 4)