Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia
Simple question: what is your go-to fast, cheap, and simple, and great tasting food recipe? This is the question I asked my fellow students, and they delivered. This blog is the result. Now I’m going to give an apology in advance for the overwhelming lack of quantities and timelines mentioned in these recipes. If you… Read More 7 Meals fit for the student life
Some say we are entering a new decade, while others argue that the decade will start in 2021. Well, what matters is that we try to focus on our well being, make positive impacts, and surround ourselves with good people and positive vibes. It may sound straightforward, but it’s not something that quickly falls into… Read More Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review
Hej hej! One month of studying at KI has already passed and you probably have assignments and an exam to study for. At some point, you might be fed up with working in the same place. During the exam period, the KI group rooms are gonna be super crowded, especially since our library is closed… Read More Four best off-campus study spots
The rapid advancement of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computer science field have led some experts to predict that in the not so distant future (or maybe it’s already happening), several jobs, professions, or functions could be replaced by AI. The predictions also tend to never forget to mention the health-related professions as some which… Read More Is the AI going to replace me someday?
Whether you come from a medical background, engineering background, or business background – the word innovation will certainly come up in your field. Innovation can mean different things to people such as coming up with better solutions, being creative or invent something original that “breaks into” the market or society. Coming from a biomedical background, I have… Read More What does healthcare innovation mean to you?
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
The spring has officially begun in Sweden, meaning that many students both inside & outside the country got some exciting news about being enrolled in their (hopefully!) dream Global Master & Bachelor Programmes at KI (whoop-whoop!). When I received such news back in April 2018, I was very happy & accepted the offer without any major hesitations.… Read More Work-life balance: some insights from a Master student with several side-job(s)
In my previous blog, I told you about how my colleagues and me entered a health hackathon competition by submitting a project which was largely based on an assignment task at Master in Health Informatics programme. “Veni, vidi, vici” is the phrase that I expected to deliver to you now, however life sometimes puts us… Read More Veni, vidi, non vici – my experience of participating in the Nordic Health Hackathon
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?