Summer is finally approaching and many are about to be done with school (for good😉). Are you graduating soon from high school or some bachelor program? If you are reading this, it is either A) The title caught your attention or B) You already started to look for universities. Well, Karolinska Institutet is becoming… Read More 6 reasons to study at Karolinska Institutet
Stress. Some know how to cope with it while others are just good at ignoring it. You might have had a moment where you wanted to scream outside of the window because of the heavy workload (FYI: famous tradition by Swedish students), but you didn’t have the guts to do it. Perhaps ‘Just relax.’ was the… Read More How to unwind from stress?
Reading time: 5 mins. The difficult decision has been made to leave your significant other (SO) and enter a long distance relationship (LDR) and come to KI. Fear not, you’re not the only one and plenty of people do it. I’ve asked some willing volunteers to share their experiences and thoughts on some of the… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 2 of 2
One of the challenges of being an international (dare I say mature) student, is the likelihood that you’ll be in a long distance relationship (LDR). With those three words, many worries, fears and questions crop in everyone’s mind, such as: “How will I/we cope?”; “Will we manage to stay in touch and keep the flame… Read More The long distance relationship series – part 1 of 2
I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives
During the summer, most international students go back home or move to the South to get some sun and some vitamin D… But if you ever move to Stockholm, you MUST stay in the city for at least a couple of summer weeks! This is the first year I’m doing it and, trust me, it’s… Read More A summer day in Stockholm – in Långholmen
Every year an exciting 42,195 km race takes place in this beautiful capital, an event that involves the whole city and brings thousands of runners from all over the world. This year it was on the 3rd of June and I can tell you the city got crazy! I was following the race from the… Read More The Stockholm Marathon 2017
It’s finally here! A brand new KI Housing residence is going to be built right next to Solna Campus! No more long commuting, no more worrying about where to live during your stay in Stockholm… KI Housing is going to offer 3 new construction buildings with 370 new apartments and 400 beds for KI international students! In… Read More New KI Housing Residence in Solna!
In honor of the long path from “Die Luft der Freiheit wehtto” to “Att förbättra människors hälsa” >>> This story is about a man who, from STANFORD, flies over land and ocean for KAROLINSKA. Mr. Y finally settled in the Great Stockholm area after a long, long traveling the world over. He found a peaceful land,… Read More Farewell California ‘n’ Hej Stockholms
The first year you live in a new country, you experience the ‘honeymoon’ period. Everything seems so novel. You tell your friends back home over and over why Sweden is so much better in every single possible way you can imagine. You probably lose said friends because your infatuation for Sweden is so incredibly irritating.… Read More Stockholm: my international home