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"24.03.2017 13:35:33" youtube.com Newly admitted KI student? Watch this! Congratulations to all the admitted students starting fall 2016 at Karolinska Institutet! Watch this video to get answers on the most frequent questions when... Congratulations to all the admitted students starting at Karolinska Institutet!
Watch this video to get answers on the most frequent questions about what to do when you are admitted and some pre arrival tips!
Video: Tina Sayari
"24.03.2017 13:19:36" universityadmissions.se Notification of selection results - Universityadmissions.se Students will receive two Notification of Selection Results, one after each of the two selection rounds. The results will be presented in your Notifications. The Selection Election is officially out!
Congratulations to all newly admitted students and Welcome to Karolinska Institutet!
"24.03.2017 07:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com My life in a student dorm so far! I live in a student dorm and so in this blog today I want to share some fun experiences I've had and why I feel like life in student dorms is totally worth it while in university. The thought… Nervous about moving to a dorm room for your studies here at KI?
Maybe Nishi´s experience might calm you a little, it's not as bad as you might think.
"23.03.2017 15:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A Quick Note about Merit Points I know many of you are anxiously awaiting the results from the selection process. I was you last year, frantically searching for any information on my chance of getting accepted. The good news is … The results of this year´s admissions will be out soon! We have gotten a lot of questions about the "Merit Points".
Our digital ambassador Rosa Willock tackles this in her latest post.
Hope its useful!
"23.03.2017 09:21:57" thelocal.se Ten beautiful spots in Sweden you must visit this spring While you may not want to ditch your cosy winter coat yet, you will be happy to notice the mercury climbing the thermometer over the next few weeks. To help you enjoy Sweden's allemansrätten this spring (
"23.03.2017 06:05:55" One of the first signs of easters coming arrival are these cute feather sticks called Påskrisk, google them and find out more about Swedish Easter traditions ( hint: they include witches !!)
"22.03.2017 17:09:58" Karolinska Institutet Housing New in Stockholm? Download the official “Stockholm Guide” that is filled with a lot of useful information about sights and activities in and around the city as well as the archipelago that you should not miss.
The guide is available in 8 languages and Our friends from Karolinska Institutet Housing shared these useful tips for all of you who will be coming to Stockholm soon.
"22.03.2017 15:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Wanna go Skiing in Sweden? Well i went to Åre Ski Resort, somewhere way up north. 8 hours and 35 min. That's how long it took for us to hit the E4 road from Stockholm, stop at a Pizza Hut in a town i've never heard of before to finally reach our final destination: År… Coming to KI is not only about studying, there is also a lot to see in Scandinavia and Sweden.
Read about skiing in Åre in Tina´s new blog. You might get some ideas and good tips for next year that you are here.
"21.03.2017 15:00:32" studentblogski.wordpress.com Volunteering for a non-profit working group in Stockholm – a KI student experience 180Degree Consulting is a Stockholm branch of a non-profit network working closely with businesses and NGOs to enhance their social impact. This year my classmate from Master's in Public Heal… What is the social impact of businesses and NGOs? Could this have an impact in Public Health?
Adina talks about this in her new blog. She interviewed a classmate from the Master in Health Economics Policy and Management who works at 180 Degrees Consulting
"21.03.2017 08:57:35" newscientist.com A meaning to life: How a sense of purpose can keep you healthy It helps prevent heart attack and stroke, staves off dementia, enables people to sleep better, have better sex and live longer. Oh, and it's free The importance of having a day to day goal to individual and public health is IMPRESSIVE.
How much should Public Health focus on quality of life?
"20.03.2017 17:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com CHaSE your dream job! Career Fair 2017 Careers in Health and Science Exposition (CHaSE) is a career fair organized by Karolinska Institute's Medical Student's Association (Medicinska Föreningen), to bring students who are interested in … The CHaSE career fair took place last week at Aula Medica here at KI.
Christie was there and gives us her summary in her latest post.
Let us know what you think!
"20.03.2017 12:11:23" thenewbieguide.se Self-studies and tools Work your way through a Swedish grammar book or take a Swedish online course. Learning Swedish by self-study has many benefits. It gives you the freedom to study whenever you want. You can do it in your pace and independent of your location, so, you Are you worried about how to learn Swedish?
Maybe here are some useful tools for you to start at home so you can feel more comfortable when you arrive to Sweden.
The Newbie Guide to Sweden
"19.03.2017 13:45:43" Timeline Photos Now that Leire went on exchange studies, she is remembering the things she will and will not miss from Sweden in this week's #blogoftheweek. Worth a read Go on to studentblogski.wordpress.com and find out!
#Kistudents #studentblogski #kiglobal
"18.03.2017 12:17:03" Timeline Photos According to SMHI (the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute) the spring is here since yesterday, as the average day temperature has been above 0°C for 7 days in a row! Have fun this weekend! #happy #spring #sweden #Kistudents #Kiglobal
"17.03.2017 20:03:34" Timeline Photos Happy St. Patrick's day!!! The Biomedicine Student Board (BUS) is having a St. Patrick's day party at the MF Pub! Behold the green beer, appropriate for tonight! *drink responsibly * Picture by Alvé Dån #kistudents #BUS #saintpatricks #green #beer
"17.03.2017 13:48:45" Timeline Photos Here is a nice place in KI campus Flemingsberg, which my friends and I like to call "Narnia", as it is hidden behind a door and we found it accidentally one day! Anyone recognize it? #Kistudents #Kiglobal #beautiful #campus #flemingsberg #huddinge
"16.03.2017 16:55:26" studentblogski.wordpress.com Things I will (not) miss from Sweden It's been a few weeks since I left Sweden and I've started to realize that there are some things I'm already missing, and some that I could easily live without. I'll try to explain… Weather I will … What happens after your studies when you leave Stockholm? Leire walks us through the emotions of missing (and not missing) different Swedish traditions
"16.03.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Cell Biology and Genetics: Course Breakdown Cell Biology and Genetics is the last course of semester 2 and for this year for the Biomedicine Bachelor students, so here is a quick overview of the course. The course is different to the previou… Nishi shares her experience with the Cell Biology & Genetics as part of the biomedicine bachelors
"16.03.2017 09:56:13" Using the Chimera protein analysis tool to visualise the 3D structure of a protein
"15.03.2017 20:13:51" Timelapse video of the company stands from last week's CHaSE event! What a perfect opportunity to network with potential future employers and some of the biggest pharma companies worldwide! #CHaSE #CHaSE2017 #Kistudents #Kiglobal #karolinskainstitutet
"14.03.2017 16:59:08" studentblogski.wordpress.com What it's like to write your Global Health Master's thesis in Zambia – An Interview Whilst some of Global Health Master's students are staying in Sweden to write their theses, others are traveling to different continents to do so. Here I interview Rachel Bergman, who is curr… Global Health master students have global ambitions (Duh!). Tanya interviewed Rachel Bergman to share her experience doing her thesis work in Zambia.
"14.03.2017 11:10:00" ki.se Memorial ceremony for Professor Hans Rosling Memorial ceremony for Professor Hans Rosling open for the public. Live broadcast at ki.se. Later today, KI is organizing a memorial ceremony for Professor Hans Rosling in Aula Medica starting 17:00 on a first-come-first-served basis. A live stream will be available for those who can't be there.
"13.03.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com How health informatics professionals are improving healthcare Be the change you want to see in the world. —— By Mahatma Gandi Before I started at the Master's Programme in Health Informatics at KI, one of my friends asked me w… There are several ways health informatics aims at changing healthcare. Bhuma shares some examples from around the world.
"12.03.2017 15:17:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com The lazy way to prepare for your studies in Sweden (or at least without leaving the house) There are lots of practical ways to prepare for your studies in Sweden. You can check out the extensive arrival guides from KI and read about life here in Sweden. In fact you should probably be out… What to do while waiting for the selection results?
Rosa´s new blog has a lot of interesting suggestions of how to prepare for Sweden without too much effort.
Check it out and let us know if you liked her recommendations.
(Photo by Sarah Khalid Khan)
"12.03.2017 09:20:00" It is Sunday and that means the blog of the week! Learn how DA @laurabarcelo is doing in her exchange experience at The University of California San Diego!!
"10.03.2017 12:39:46" gizmodo.com This Year's Best Science Photos Are So Good They're Basically Art The finalists of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards have been announced, showcasing the best science-related imagery from the past year. This year's crop features a bioluminescent squid, a high-tech contact lens, and a microscopic 'brain' on a chip. Who says there is no art in science.....
Which one is your favorite?
Karolinska Institutet Gizmodo
"10.03.2017 11:53:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com My exchange experience at University of California San Diego Would you like to go abroad during your studies at Karolinska Institutet? Perhaps you are a Swedish student who wants to live an experience in another country during your Master's? Even if yo… There is no better way to get to know the world than studying abroad, KI offers the chance to go abroad even if Stockholm is already abroad for you.
This is exactly what Laura did, see her new video blog where she shares her experience of writing her
"09.03.2017 15:40:25" We're still at the KI career fair CHaSE! Let's talk to some more company representatives and see why they chose to visit us here at Aula Medica.
"09.03.2017 15:31:58" We're still at the KI career fair CHaSE! We'll continue talking to some more company representatives and see why they chose to visit us here at Aula Medica.
"09.03.2017 14:41:19" We're again at the KI career fair CHaSE! Let's talk to some more company representatives and see why they chose to visit us here at Aula Medica.
"09.03.2017 11:28:20" CHaSE career fair: let's talk to company reps! Iva will guide you through.
"09.03.2017 11:14:19" KI career fair CHaSE is on! Also, we would like to introduce Iva, our new live feed ambassador!
"09.03.2017 09:14:42" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 honest truths about group work An element of group work is part of most university programmes. However regardless as to whether you quite like working with your classmates or run away at the mere mention, there are undeni… Is group work a good or a bad thing?
It is definitely very common at KI Global programmes and Rosa wrote about it.
Read her blog here!
"08.03.2017 11:18:45" Timeline Photos Today is the 100 year anniversary of the first international women's day, and instead of positing a picture of flowers like many do, we'd like to celebrate some great women of science history that not everyone might know about. Glad Kvinnodag!
"08.03.2017 08:05:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017 Being in the University provides a feeling of safety and sometimes I get confused and stressed when I am thinking about the future, when the Master's Programme will be over and we will have t… How to get the most of your studies at KI?
Maybe a mentor might help you out.
Read Christie´s new blog about the Future Network 2017 (Framtidsnätet), how it works and why you should join.
"07.03.2017 13:34:28" This is a day to stay inside and study ..... that trip to the gym is getting a rain ☔️ check
"06.03.2017 15:24:38" blogs.scientificamerican.com This Is Your Brain on Poverty Data visualizations highlight the surprising connections between income and brain structure This is one of the ways in which social determinants affect health.
Hence the importance of studying and avoiding inequalities.
Public health sciences, Health Economics and Global health are among the sciences devoted to the study of health
"06.03.2017 07:00:00" How to apply for an exchange?
There are many possibilities for KI students to study abroad, and also for foreign students to study at KI.
Student mobilization is very important for KI.
Learn from Leire how to apply for an exchange. She is currently doing
"05.03.2017 13:26:09" Timeline Photos KI offers many chances for exchange studies! Make sure to read Leire's (@leiferr) blog on how to apply for an exchange (link in bio)! #blogoftheweek #exchange #studyabroad #studyinsweden #Kistudents #Kiglobal #karolinskainstitutet (picture by pixabay, CC
"04.03.2017 11:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com What are the possible careers for an epidemiologist? I want to talk about the possible careers that you can pursue as an epidemiologist. From academia to working in the field, epidemiology has many possibilities. Most of my classmates, if not all, wo… "What can I work in after this or that master's programme?" is definitely one of the questions that we regularly get. Lily gives us six different career paths for epidemiologists.
"03.03.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Career Service for master's students Most of you studying at KI are already aware of the career service and have even attended the numerous events organised by them. I wanted to know how to make the best use of the service while we ar… Many people in Karolinska Institutet are just there to help us, yet sometimes we do not know enough about them and how exactly can they help us. One of these departments is Karolinska Institutet Career Service.
Disha interviewed Emma Hägg to figure out
"03.03.2017 10:29:28" Timeline Photos Karolinska overload! We just found out that KI has taken over snapchat and now you can geotag the pictures! Go to snapchat and get a pic, then add it to your story in insta of fb and tag us @kistudents and #KIsnapchat! Spread the word (and the love)
"02.03.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Course review: Applied Communication in Biomedicine 2 Hi! As we breeze through the second semester of Master's Program in Biomedicine, we have finished yet another course – Applied communication in Biomedicine 2 (ACB 2). What did we learn… Being able to communicate science to non-practitioners and to other researchers is vital to its advancement and application. Disha reviews the Applied Communication in Biomedicine 2 and its different components.
"01.03.2017 17:27:49" Visit Stockholm March is here! This was our most liked photo on Instagram from February ❄️ Check out how cold it was last month!
"01.03.2017 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com 3D Printing Workshop Hey Everyone Last week we wrapped up Product Development in the Biomedical Industry. Although not technically part of the syllabus, our class got to take part in a 3D Print workshop during t… Merging technology with healthcare is one of the things that make Karolinska Instituet very unique.
Rosa tells us about the experience we had in a workshop introducing 3D Printing and its possible uses in life sciences.
"01.03.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Celebrate Fat Tuesday With A Semla! This year, 2017, Fat Tuesday (Fettisdag) is on February 28. What is Fettisdag? Traditionally this day marks the beginning of the fast that will end on Ash Wednesday. In the old days Swedish people … Fettisday was yesterday but it is never too late to have a delicious semla! Jennifer goes around Stockholm and recommends some of the best places offering Semla that you should try right away.
"01.03.2017 07:00:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com Life After KI – An Interview with an Alumnus of the Global Health Programme The only remaining part of the course is the thesis and I am starting to wonder where I might be a year from now. To get an idea of the possibilities, I have decided to interview previous graduates… For all of those interested in Global Health.
Get an insight of what is the life after the Master´s Program.
Tanya shared this interview to a graduate of the Global Health Masters.
"28.02.2017 14:00:46" Timeline Photos Today is “Fettisdagen” - the highlight of the Semla season when many Swedes eat at least one of these cream-filled buns.
The tradition of “Fettisdagen” comes from when the buns were eaten at a feast before the fasting period of Lent.
There are a lot of
"28.02.2017 11:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Making your way through the Nordic Countries 1 by 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark (vlog) The new semester of the Master's in Biomedicine started – and so did the new courses. This semester is packed with modules that are short in length (1 month each) and sometimes there is… Christie briefly visited Denmark during a study break to visit a friend. Check out the video and some tips on how to save money while visiting Copenhagen.
"28.02.2017 08:40:46" It's shrove Tuesday! Paula and Ina have a little surprise for their classmates: semla (vastlakuklid)! That's a traditional whipped cream bun eaten on this day of the year, in several Northern European countries incl Sweden!
"27.02.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 7 things to do during winter in Stockholm Winter in Stockholm does not have to mean sitting in your room with a cosy blanket and some tea, no matter how appealing that sounds, as there are many other activities that one can do during this … Winter isn't over yet in Stockholm! Nishi made a list of 7 exciting things you can do before it is all over.
"27.02.2017 09:45:57" When your lectures finish earlier than scheduled on a Monday morning #pure #joy #happy #kistudents #Kiglobal #masters #biomedicine #karolinskainstitutet #studyinsweden #studyabroad -Digital Ambassador Christina (@christie_inabow)
"26.02.2017 15:01:04" iGEM is on the roll! Meet the project and group leaders and see how KI students contribute to the greatest synthetic biology competition of the world!
"26.02.2017 08:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open! It's important now, more than ever, that our young generation exchanges ideas on the future of Europe. With its scholarships, European Forum Alpbach (EFA) strives to present a European perspe… Interested in sharing ideas?
Adina wrote about a great forum for exchanging ideas for the future development of Europe through the European Forum Alpbach.
Interested? Check her blog here:
"25.02.2017 08:20:37" science.sciencemag.org Data in public health In 1854, physician John Snow helped curtail a cholera outbreak in a London neighborhood by mapping cases and identifying a central public water pump as the potential source. This event is considered by many to represent the founding of modern Sharing data means sharing knowledge, as technologies in health care advance, Sharing information is more important than ever for the development of better science for a better world.
"Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself
"25.02.2017 07:00:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Life Science Consulting Hej Everyone Here is the second instalment of the alumni profile blog as promised! Thank you for all the requests and suggestions for this series. I always love to hear your thoughts and the areas … What will (can) I do after getting my masters degree at KI?
Rosa interviewed a former student from the Bioentrepreneurship Masters program.
Get an insight into a graduate´s life with our #studentsprofiles
"24.02.2017 16:00:06" studentblogski.wordpress.com What does Santa do in February? Most kids know that Santa is extremely busy during Christmas time, but I have always wondered what he does for the rest of the year? So this February I visited Santa to find out what he does during… Our ambassadors have been going around a lot lately.
Jennifer writes about a great trip in FInland. Check it out and start making your plans.
"24.02.2017 14:03:48" Spotted on campus, DA @paulasalme celebrating Estonian Independence Day and studying at the same time #girlboss #multitasker #kistudents #kiglobal #stockholm #studyabroad #friday
"24.02.2017 11:56:19" The Newbie Guide to Sweden Have you just landed in Sweden? We have selected 5 keywords that can save your day to day life as a Newbie. Share it with your newcomer friends ;) It´s never too early to start learning Swedish!
International and exchange students also get a free introduction Swedish course at KI.
The Newbie Guide to Sweden
"24.02.2017 06:00:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 Secret Ways Your Student Card Gets You Cheap Stuff in Stockholm 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 do… If you're like most students, you want to learn all of the possible ways to save some money!
Erin has summarized some of the deepest discounts your student card can get in Stockholm , enjoy!
"23.02.2017 12:16:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A trip to the Swedish Arctic Circle: Kiruna You definitely can not miss a trip to the Arctic Circle if you ever come to Sweden!!! Frozen lakes, dog sledding, snowmobiles, snow, snow, snow… layers, layers and layers of clothes! And the … What do you know about the Swedish Lapland?
Take a look to this video by Laura, join her in her trip and get an idea of what is waiting for you up here.
"23.02.2017 07:32:53" Timeline Photos Hey KI !! Have you signed up for CHASE , the huuuuge science job fair happening next Thursday !? Go to www.chasesthlm.se and register today!! #Repost @suvie12 #CHaSEKI2017 #karolinskainstitutet #kistudents #careers #lifescience #health #startups
"22.02.2017 12:33:32" Let's the snow storm continue !! Winter has not left us yet ! #KIstudents #kiglobal #studyinsweden #studyabroad #kisnow #snow #stockholm
"21.02.2017 11:00:04" studentblogski.wordpress.com Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students While a student at Karolinska Institutet, you can apply for a number of international internships and placements to boost your academic and professional experience. One of such opportunities is Ch… How to study abroad, while you´re studying abroad?
Many people studying at KI does international internships, Adina gives us an example with the Child Family Health International (CFHI) internship.
Read more about this and other opportunities here:
"21.02.2017 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com How much does it cost to study at KI? 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 Stockh… How expensive it is to study at KI?
How much money do I need?
We understand that these are common and difficult questions
Disha let´s you know about her experience in her new post.
Enjoy and remember to contact us with any doubts!
"20.02.2017 18:41:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com Accomodation hunt in Stockholm! Accomodation in Stockholm is not easy to find as you might have heard a 1000 times before, so a quick recap of possible accomodation options in Stockholm are presented here! For international stude… Housing in Stockholm, challenge accepted.
Get some tips from our ambassador Nishi
Hint, it might be hard.
"20.02.2017 14:00:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all One of the fundamental aspects of “Swedish-ness” is interior design and home decor – Sweden is the land of furniture and home-related stores. Obviously, the country is the land of… Ready to start your student life?
This means moving into a student dorm. Christie has some useful advice for you on how to get cozy.
"20.02.2017 10:46:17" un.org The lazy person's guide to saving the world - United Nations Sustainable Development United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Time for Global Action for People and Planet No excuses, everyone should do their little part!
United Nations Office for Sustainable Development
"20.02.2017 08:11:00" Timeline Photos With only a week until fetis dag have you made time to taste a semla, or tried to make them like DA @carolinasavatier !? Get 'em before they're gone !! #baking #kistudents #semla #studyabroad #studyinsweden #kanelbullar #yum #kiglobal
"17.02.2017 08:32:11" Timeline Photos Tired of studying at home? This library is to die for - in Östermalm, Stockholm, there is yet another place to go study or borrow books and it is one of our favorite places! #explore#stockholm #studyinsweden #studyabroad #Kistudents #Kiglobal
"16.02.2017 13:24:32" Timeline Photos #Repost @carolinasavatier
"At first sight ❤️ lil break after the exam" #stockholmsyndrome #kistudents #kiglobal #karolinskainstitutet #stockholm #studyinsweden #studyabroad #beautiful #city #ice #winter #sun
"16.02.2017 13:08:56" Health Equity Seminar Health Equity Seminar SINFGL karolinska institutet is organizing a seminar on health equity. A presentation on current global issues on health equity will be given, preselected presentation from NFGL member and opendiscussion time are among the scheduled activities for the Health Equality is a growing challenge for the medical field with great implications in all areas. A certain priority for everyone interested in Medicine somehow. Join this great event organized by @KI-NFGL-members
"The enjoyment of the highest attainable
"15.02.2017 10:18:54" Timeline Photos Why I love campus Flemingsberg, too: it's full of colors! #happy #campus #kistudents #Kiglobal #karolinskainstitutet #studyabroad #studyinsweden
"13.02.2017 14:37:38" Product Development inventions from bioentrepreneurs: PROTECTwist(TM) & aiTrack(TM) were among the 5 final products created and planned for a market launch.
"13.02.2017 14:23:09" Timeline Photos Did you know that February 11 was the International day of Women and girls in Science?
Love this picture of Medical students enjoying the sun outside Jöns Jacob. Warmer days ahead!☀️
#womeninscience #equality #girlsinscience #Kistudents #Kiglobal
"13.02.2017 09:42:16" Idrottsdagen - KI sports day 15 Febuary Idrottsdagen - KI sports day 15 Febuary IDROTTSDAG 15/2-2017 (ENGLISH VERSION FOLLOWS)
Som sedvanligt har Idrottsutskottet sett till att ordna en idrottsdag för alla KI-studenter den femte onsdagen av terminen. Det finns en hel del nya aktiviteter att hänga på. Alla aktiviteter är på en nivå The first sport day of the year is coming up this Wednesday!
The Sports Committee Idrottsutskottet MF has organized multiple events for the KI community, from Ski trips and climbing to races and teamsports.
Take a look and join now!
"13.02.2017 07:24:16" Timeline Photos Goodmorning! Early bird gets the worm This week the #biomedicine Master's will be attending classes in KI campus Flemingsberg! A great chance to see the spaces there too! #novum #flemingsberg #huddinge #Kistudents #Kiglobal #monday #karolinskainstitutet
"12.02.2017 08:42:45" scientificamerican.com Dirty Doctors Finished What an Assassin's Bullet Started Disregarding new scientific information can be deadly What do Climate change acceptance and medical hygiene have in common?
Maybe knowing solutions from the past might helps us avoid this from happening again.
"History does not repeat itself, but if often rhymes"
"11.02.2017 08:00:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com A day in the lab of a Biomedicine Bachelor student Getting an inisght into how exactly life as Biomedicine Bachelor student will be is helpful. One of the things you will do quite often are experiments in labs. Therefore, today I hope to tell you a… Interested in our Global Bachelor in Biomedicine?
Learn about the lab experiences that will be expecting you from Nishi, our ambassador and current student.
"10.02.2017 23:06:51" CollegeHumor Does EVERYTHING cause cancer? From A to Z, public health is everywhere....
#KIstudents #Publichealth #Globalhealth
"10.02.2017 22:58:04" studentblogski.wordpress.com The good, the bad and the inevitable – MSc in Health Economics at Karolinska Institutet The table below reflects my personal exposure to the good, the bad and the inevitable of the programme and the overall university experience at KI. As my second year as an MSc in Medical Science tr… Have you applied for the Master Program in Health Economics, Policy and Management? Well, Adina is about to finish, maybe her experience can be helpful for you.
Remember to contact us or any ambassador at any time with your doubts or comments!
"09.02.2017 06:00:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Life in a student dorm I was one of the students that had the privilege of living in a nice house throughout my education. Needless to say, I had my own apprehensions about moving in to an 18 sq m dorm room. Having read … From all the things to think about while planning your studies abroad, housing is a very important one, specially in cities like Stockholm.
Read about Disha´s experience at Karolinska Institutet Housing.
"08.02.2017 22:05:49" media.giphy.com media.giphy.com How to be ready for making it to class in Sweden....
The Newbie Guide to Sweden
"07.02.2017 20:30:06" ted.com The best Hans Rosling talks you've ever seen In memory of a great man and the numbers he loved. The Karolinska Institutet community mourns the passing of Professor Hans Rosling.
In his memory, we would like to share with you some of his famous TedTalks.
#publichealth #Internationalhealth #Globalhealth #KI
"07.02.2017 20:24:18" Karolinska Institutet (English) Hans Rosling, professor of international health, has passed away. He died early Tuesday morning, 7 February 2017, his family announces at the Gapminder foundation web site. Hans Rosling suffered from a pancreatic cancer which was diagnosed one year ago. Hans Rosling, beloved Professor at Karolisnka Institutet passed away today.
His work has inspired many people all around the world, and changed forever the fields of Public Health, International Health and Global Health.
"07.02.2017 12:10:02" newscientist.com Flies are spreading antibiotic resistance from farms to people Bacteria can now resist our most crucial antibiotics. Some of this resistance likely evolved in farms in China, and is already more common than we thought Antibiotic resistance is a now a mayor Public and Global health issue. We can´t say that nobody warned us!
"06.02.2017 14:28:29" thenewbieguide.se Networking & support – The Newbie Guide to Sweden How to get important contacts for future jobs while you study your Bachelor or Masters?
Here is some advice from our friends from The Newbie Guide to Sweden.
"06.02.2017 09:55:08" Timeline Photos The 3D printing lab that our teacher is setting up for our product development workshop!! #kistudents #kiglobal #studyinsweden #3dprinting #medicaldevice
"03.02.2017 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com What happened when they announced: “Is there a doctor on board?!” What should one consider before making a choice between keeping quiet and stepping up in the (un)likely event of an in-flight medical emergency? Can Health Informatics help you in such emergencies?… Is there a doctor onboard? Well .. Nikola was! Find out how he dealt with that situation earlier this month.
"03.02.2017 13:57:37" Timeline Photos Getting Down to Business! #Bioentrepreneurship, #Biomedicine and #Toxicology Master's students have met for a full day to collaborate interdisciplinarily! This is our group, Ioana from Toxicology, Eirini and Christina from Biomedicine, and Alina and Bing
"03.02.2017 11:14:41" Getting Down to Business! Biotechnology, biomedicine and toxicology students have taken a full day to collaborate interdisciplinarily. Check it out! Meet biomedicine students Katalin from Hungary, Katharina from Germany, Max from Catalonia, Disha from
"03.02.2017 07:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The CHaSE 2017 event: Careers in Health and Science Exposition Going into business is another option for people from the life sciences field, apart from staying in Academia. If you are thinking about making this step, this event will be of a lot of help for yo… CHaSE [Careers in Health and Science Exposition] 2017 is fast approaching! It is one of the biggest career fairs in life sciences industry in Stockholm and it is taking place on the 9th of March in Aula Medica. Laura interviews the organizing team behind
"02.02.2017 20:11:47" Timeline Photos Last week we posted a picture from the library in campus Flemingberg, so here is a pic from the Solna library amenities this time love this part of the library, great for studying, group work or just chilling!! #Kistudents #kiglobal #library #solna
"02.02.2017 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry Hej Everyone I decided to start an alumni profile series for this blog. I've had a lot of questions from readers about the options for Bioentrepreneurship graduates and thought it would be cool to … A constant question for all prospective and current students is "where is this degree taking me in the future?". The best way to have a glimpse into the future is to talk to the alumni. Rosa interviewed Adeeb, a KI graduate from the Bioentrepreneurship
"01.02.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme Before I shift my focus from classwork to my thesis (which has to be submitted in May), I would like to share my experiences from the last three modules of the course: Infectious Diseases, Maternal… Find out what lies ahead in the Masters of Global Health. Tanya shares her last 3 course reviews before heading to write her thesis.
"01.02.2017 11:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Again) More specifically I should say “Happy Lunar New Year!” Lunar New Year is the first day of the year based on the lunar calendar that calculates days using the lunar cycle. Although this … Happy new year to all our Chinese friends and followers. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster and Jennifer shows us some of the celebrations in Karolinska Institutet.
"01.02.2017 08:32:05" Timeline Photos Stockholm has a new team for the iGEM competition in 2017!✌
iGEM is the world's biggest competition in synthetic biology hosted by MIT.
The iGEM team of Stockholm, a collaboration of KI @karolinskainstitutet and KTH @kthstudent, entered the competition
"31.01.2017 15:19:23" Timeline Photos I love all the little spots in the Karolinska Institutet campus from where I can see (and photograph ) the beautiful sunset! #sciLifeLab #KI #solna #campus #karolinskainstitutet #sunset #architecture #Kistudents #Kiglobal
"31.01.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Travelling outside Stockholm using meager funds Stockholm is expensive. But wait! That does not stop you from travelling across Europe while you study here! I know how exciting it is, especially if you are a non-EU student and want to make the m… You can explore Europe during your stay in Stockholm. Read more on Disha's tips on doing that even on a student budget.
"30.01.2017 12:39:36" Timeline Photos From the group rooms on the 6th floor of the library building, one can have a view of the new KI Hospital Building! Bonus if it is sunny like today Sun makes even Monday beautiful #Kistudents #kiglobal #library #sky #clouds #blue #sunny #happy
"30.01.2017 11:41:47" Global Health students are wrapping up their courses and diving into their Masters' theses! Come and listen how they're doing and where they're going and how did they manage to get those exciting positions!
"30.01.2017 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Bioentrepreneurship links with industry: guest lecturers and study visits If you are applying for the Master's in Bioentrepreneurship, you probably know that we do two practical placements (PP1 and PP2) as well as complete our Master's thesis in a company set… The Bioentrepreneurship Masters Program at KI is oriented to link Science to Industry. Learn how they do this from a students perspective from Rosa´s last blog post.
"29.01.2017 13:56:58" One of the best things about winter is the winter sports! Check out KI masters student @swahnd Iceskating in Kungsträdgården with @josefinmeijerborg and DIgital Ambassador (and new skater) @essamsharaf ☺ ❄️ #kistudents #kistudents #studyinsweden #kul
"28.01.2017 13:57:05" Timeline Photos Wow look at this amazing UFO cloud seen over the ski area of Åre ! So cool! From @aresweden ☁️ : @annavarg1 #studyinsweden #kiglobal #kistudents #sweden #pgotography
"28.01.2017 10:33:59" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switch country to study I'm going on exchange! Soon I'll be flying to the other side of the globe to spend a few months working on my master's thesis in Santiago, Chile. And today, I want to convince you to do like me. He… Being a student at KI gives you the perfect opportunity to go abroad, KI collaborates with many universities around the world.
Read Leire´s experience in her latest blog, and wish her good luck!
"27.01.2017 19:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com A northern light-less trip to the Swedish Lapland (11 things to do in Kiruna, except for seeing the Northern lights) It is true, I am not gonna lie: if you decide to go to the North of Sweden for a trip, it is probably going to be about seeing the Northern Lights. Because they are beautiful in pictures and who wo… Good news! It´s not all about studies and stressing out. Enjoying form new places with new friends is a great part of what being a KI students is all about.
Have you heard of the Swedish lapland? Christie´s tips for a trip there might be a good place to
"27.01.2017 14:07:12" Timeline Photos Masters student @merlinesss grabbed this great shot of his product development group getting the tour around the HQ of the orphan drug producer Sobi in Stockholm. #sobi #stockholm #kistudents #kiglobal #bioentrepreneurs #studyinsweden
"27.01.2017 11:00:01" thenewbieguide.se Books that will increase your understanding of Sweden – The Newbie Guide to Sweden Looking for some good reading to prepare yourself for your future studies or for life in Sweden?
Here are two links with some interesting readings.
The Newbie Guide to Sweden
"27.01.2017 10:30:42" studentblogski.wordpress.com How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master's program? The main expectation from a master's program is to learn enough and be able to apply knowledge in real life situations. For most of the biomedicine students, it means, to be able to work inde… How to become a biomedical researcher without loosing your mind? Basic research, Animal models, your own research projects. Are you ready for the Biomedicine Masters program?
Disha´s latest blog might help you to prepare yourselves.
"26.01.2017 19:35:17" It's the digital ambassador semester kick off bowling night !!! I love these guys!! #teamwork #bowling #kistudents #kiglobal
"26.01.2017 14:04:47" youtube.com WHO: Universal Health Coverage - What does it mean? Universal Health Coverage (UHC) aims to ensure everyone receives the quality services they need, and is protected from health threats, without suffering fina... Universal Health Coverage is still a challenge for most countries, but the WHO´s Sustainable Development Goals include it.
What can be done to ensure access to health care to all?
World Health Organization (WHO)
"26.01.2017 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Medical Biochemistry- a new semester, a new course! The new semester started on 16th of January also known as the spring semester. For the first year Biomedicine Bachelor students, this meant no break post organic chemistry exam because we started i… Nishi and her classmates from the Bachelor Program in Biomedicine just started their second semester with the course Medical biochemistry.
What is this? what´s especial about the course at KI? and most importantly, was it fun?
Read her course review in
"25.01.2017 19:52:30" youtube.com Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority Between 1990 and 2013, the number of people suffering from depression and/or anxiety increased by nearly 50%, from 416 million to 615 million. Despite its en... Depression is the leading cause of disability, and a major public health issue globally.
#Globalhealth #Publichealth #Futurechallenges
World Health Organization (WHO)
"25.01.2017 19:08:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery The one thing I can guarantee you, with 100% certainty is that if you end up enrolling at Karolinska Institutet, you will be doing lots of studying. You will be doing one assignment after another, … When you are a full-time student at KI, it´s always good to have a nice place to study and of course to drink coffee.
Read Lily´s latest blog, a review of her favorite student friendly places in Stockholm.
"25.01.2017 18:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 9 free online courses for introducing you to Health Informatics Nowadays, knowledge is available on many channels. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are another option. Most of these courses are available for anyone to access the knowledge and course material… Do you have some spare time in your hands?
What about getting a course and certificate from KI or some other prestigious university from the confort of your house.
Rath latest blog is a review of the best available online courses for health
"25.01.2017 15:04:18" A tiny Aula Medica walk-around with Natalie and Paula. See the landmark building of KI and walk in the paths of the Nobel laureates. Some document-related information for the application as well
"25.01.2017 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Something to Think About… Well I am here to tell you, that climate change is happening right now and the effects of the change is not going to show 20 years in the future because it is affecting your health today. For some … Climate change affects us all in many different ways. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) its effects on human health are likely to include the direct impacts of extreme weather events; a lack of clean water; impaired nutrition due to low
"24.01.2017 23:00:00" ki.se 10 million citizens in Sweden and counting On Friday 20 January 2017 Sweden's population surpassed ten million. “It didn't take as long as we thought,” comments Professor Jonas F Ludvigsson at Karolinska Institutet. 10 Million and counting!
"24.01.2017 12:27:57" gatesnotes.com Helping Poor Farmers Grow Their Crops The Man Who Fed the World: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug and His Battle to End World Hunger by Leon Hesser, book review by Bill Gates Anyone involved in Public Health has heard of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and their amazing work to help improve the life of millions of people around the world.
We found this interesting post about the incredible work of a Nobel Prize laureate
"24.01.2017 11:20:00" Reminder! Tomorrow (January 25th, 4PM Stockholm time), you're welcome to join Natalie and Paula for a small campus tour on FB Live to see Aula Medica, KI's landmark building which hosts the Nobel lecture among other spectacular events.
The tour will be
"24.01.2017 06:29:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Semester Wrap-Up (1st semester of MSc in Biomedicine at KI) The winter semester is over and it feels like it is high time for a good wrap-up. What did I do? What did I learn? What will I remember? It is funny how many things one can do and achieve in a few,… It´s time for another course review, read first hand what our students think about their experience studying here at KI.
Today is the turn of Christie to tell us about the Master´s programe in Biomedicine and her experience during this last semester.
"23.01.2017 19:08:21" theabroadguide.com How to Get Your Master's Degree in Sweden (for Cheap) - The Abroad Guide Want to get a cheap (or free) Master's degree in Europe? This guide tells you how to apply for an inexpensive master's program in Sweden. For those of you in need of some tips.
Check out this post from The Abroad Guide about studying in Sweden.
"23.01.2017 18:13:44" studentblogski.wordpress.com My top 5 favourite cafés in Stockholm! The Swedes are known for their “fika” culture. In my previous post about fika, I had just been introduced to this amazing concept of fika which I believe should be adapted by people eve… Anyone who has spent some time in Sweden has heard of Fika, the great costume of having a break, some coffee or tea and a nice kanelbulle (cinnamon roll).
It´s important to know where to go for the best Fika in Stockholm, so read this post from Nishi to
"22.01.2017 19:16:06" CHaSE your dream job! CHaSE your dream job! Careers in Health and Science Exposition (CHaSE) 2017 at the Karolinska Institute invites students and companies in Life Sciences to an exciting career fair!
CHaSE targets bachelor-, master-, and PhD- students as well as postdocs, doctors, nurses, and Not sure what to do after your degree in health sciences?
Maybe this expo will give you some ideas.
See you then!
"22.01.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Course review: Genetics (MTLS) Hello all! Happy New Year! I wish you all good luck with the application process, and remember you still have until the 1st of February to submit some documents! Now that we are done with our first… Another course review but this time from the Master of Molecular Techniques in Life Science. Carolina tells us more about her first course, Genetics.
"21.01.2017 16:56:20" Join Natalie and Paula on Wednesday (January 25th) at 4PM Stockholm time for a small campus tour on FB Live to see Aula Medica, KI's landmark building which hosts the Nobel lecture among other spectacular events.
The tour will be accompanied with a Q&A
"21.01.2017 11:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Delicious Swedish food traditions everyone should get on board with. 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 ov… Swedes are famous for their healthy lifestyle and eating habits. However, Rosa has managed to excite us with five delicious food traditions that you definitely need to try out!
"20.01.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Important things to sort out before arriving in Stockholm Hello! I hope most of you have already submitted your applications to KI. While you eagerly wait for the results, there are certain logistics that you could look into. Finances As you are aware, th… Once you are done with your application to KI and while waiting for the results to come out, Disha shares her opinions of the things you need to sort out before moving to Stockholm.
"20.01.2017 16:07:49" Meet Global Friends!
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"20.01.2017 15:32:34" Infopub at Medicinska Föreningen (Medical Students' Union) - the new semester has begun and a fresh batch of international exchange students need to be educated & entertained!
"20.01.2017 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The future of Epidemiology in the hands of KI students We were told Karolinska Institutet doesn't have Christmas break but we assumed they meant that we didn't have a long break but no, they really meant we have no Christmas break. During the Chr… Lily shares brilliant visions from five students from the epidemiology master's program in designing their own research studies.
"19.01.2017 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics It is hard to believe that we only have two modules left of the Global Health Masters programme; Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable diseases, Injuries & Emergencies. Each will las… The Global Master's Programme is one year and very soon all the students will take their own path in writing their theses. However, before then, Tanya shares with us more about her last two courses about 'Research Methodology' & 'Health Policy, Management
"19.01.2017 11:05:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Histopathology and Clinical Pathology Allow me to introduce Histopathology and Clinical Pathology, my 4th course. It is a 2 weeks course like Toxicokinetics, but the course itself falls in a totally different category. For Toxicokineti… We have another course review for you! Jennifer tells us more about her Histopathology and Clinical Pathology course in the Global Master's in Toxicology.
"17.01.2017 14:53:49" biostatepi.org Summer School on Modern Methods on Biostatistics and Epidemiology A cool opportunity for KI students and researchers!
The Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology is now open for applications. The summer school will take place in Italy on June 4-17, 2017. The faculty includes professors from
"16.01.2017 10:46:53" Karolinska Institutet Universitetsbiblioteket Här skriver vi för dig som pluggar eller jobbar på KI. We would like to welcome all the exchange students that have recently joined Karolinska Institutet for this Spring Semester! We are excited to have you with us.
To ease your life in Stockholm and KI more we definitely advise you to follow our page, the
"15.01.2017 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet For those of you who have an insatiable lust for extra-curricular activities, want to gain unprecedented experiences, thrive on overcoming challenges, and are interested in entrepreneurship, this p… Karolinska Institutet students are interested in getting things done, and one way of doing that is through entrepreneurship. Adina tells us about her application joining MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp later this March and what it means for you.
"14.01.2017 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A peek inside a KI student's calendar With the deadline for this year's applications right around the corner, I think it's safe to say that the biggest thing on any prospective KI student's mind (apart from making sur… What is it like being a KI student? Nikola tells us more about his calendar and what events to watch for in the beginning of your student life in Karolinska Institutet.
"13.01.2017 22:03:39" Timeline Photos Today was the first day in campus of all the new exchange students.
välkommen till sverige!
We hope to make your stay at KI special.
"13.01.2017 11:52:19" studentblogski.wordpress.com How Competitive is Bioentrepreneurship? The Competition Applications are now open for the Master's in Bioentrepreneurship and I'm sure many of you are putting the finishing touches to your applications. I don't envy you! I was the… With application deadline fastly approaching, we get curious about how competitive certain programmes are to try to understand better our chances of being accepted. Rosa tells us more about the numbers from the applicant last year to the
"13.01.2017 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The most essential course literature you will need as a KI Master's Student in Health Economics Over the course of our 2-year Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management at Karolinska Institutet, reading materials in all subjects have been provided in a form of (e-)boo… Read Adina´s blog to learn about some fundamental literature for the Master Program in Health Economics, Policy and Management.
Our library, Karolinska Institutet Universitetsbiblioteket, provides essential services to our students and researchers in both
"12.01.2017 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com General Organic Chemistry Course Review! It's the end of two long, tiring months and thus it's only fitting it is time for a course review while sipping on a giant mug of hot chocolate and occasionally staring outside the wind… Anyone interested in the Bachelor Program in Biomedicine?
If so, this blog by Nishi about the course in Organic Chemistry might help to give you an idea of what to expect.
Remember the deadline for applications is around the corner! (Jan 16th).
"11.01.2017 17:56:40" nobelprize.org The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1982 Nobelprize.org, The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize #discoveryatKI
Sune Bergström and Bengt Samuelsson, both Professors at Karolinska Institutet, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1982 for their contributions to the discovery of prostaglandins. Nowadays, these molecules are known to
"11.01.2017 14:03:29" Application deadline is approaching!!! (16.01!) Q&A - pour your hearts out with Paula and Natalie
"11.01.2017 07:05:02" All ready for your applications? In case you are full of doubts, join Paula and Natalie today at 3pm (Stockholm time) for a live Q&A session.
Remember the application deadline is January 16th. Time is running out!
"07.01.2017 10:37:39" World Health Organization Philippines An estimated 12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments-nearly one in four of total global deaths. Environmental risk factors, such as air, water and soil pollution, chemical exposures, climate change and ultraviolet A healthy environments is equal to a healthier life. How can you contribute to improve or protect the environment? World Health Organization (WHO)
"06.01.2017 18:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com I'm Stranded! A How-To For Holiday Travel Disasters So are you ready to finally go home for the December holiday? Well I am here to tell you that if you're traveling during winter from Stockholm, you're probably going to have your travel… Do you have any trip planned? Sometimes traveling doesn't go as planned, Erin writes about her experience and gives us some tips about what to do when a trip goes chaotic (hopefully you won't need them).
"06.01.2017 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Chinese Herbs vs. Swedish Christmas Food As the 2016 holiday season comes to an end, I look outside my window with a cup of hot chocolate in hand thinking about my first Christmas in Sweden. As a holiday enthusiast it is nice to experienc… One of the perks of a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment is that you get to learn interesting facts. Jennifer combines her Traditional Chinese Medicine background with her christmas experience in Stockholm in her last post. Hope you enjoy!
"05.01.2017 19:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 most wanted Health Informatics jobs I think many people would have heard something like “Health informatics jobs are growing rapidly”. With some evidence from Burning Glass Report 2014, which Manjula have written about be… Health informatics is a growing science, but what can you do with a degree in Health Informatics?
Rath writes about possible jobs and career opportunities, as well as the future of this field in his latest post.
"05.01.2017 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 2) Hello! It's vacation time. But, the students of Master's program in Biomedicine are technically on a study break! We began the second part of Frontiers in Translational Medicine the ve… For those thinking about the Master Program in Biomedicine, here is an interesting post about the course "Frontiers in Translationa Medicine" by our digital ambassador and current Master Student Disha.
Time is running out to finish you applications!
"04.01.2017 21:31:32" Study in Sweden Apply by 16 January for autumn 2017. For all of you in stress for the application, this post from Study in Sweden might be helpful.
"04.01.2017 19:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months My programme (Master's in Biomedicine) is full-time and we had courses and seminars all the time, with very few breaks, mostly to study before an exam or before the seminars. Hence, I had no … Studying abroad is challenging for everyone, but how is it to go back home when you where already getting use to a new place? Read Christie blog about getting back home (Greece) after the first semester in Sweden.
"04.01.2017 17:45:36" npr.org Wins And Losses In Global Health In 2016 The editor of the New England Journal Of Medicine is a big Red Sox fan. And so he framed the year in global health in baseball terms. From Zika Virus to Guinea Worm and River blindness. Get to know some of the most important Global Health issues worldwide and the challenges ahead.
"01.01.2017 04:45:42" telegraph.co.uk Science and technology predictions for 2017 Telegraph writers share their science and technology predictions for 2017, from the rise of artificial intelligence to the first human head transplant Happy New Year Everyone!
2017 will be a very exciting year for Science, these predictions from The Telegraph will get you excited about being a scientists (or future scientist) in 2017.
"01.01.2017 04:45:42" telegraph.co.uk Science and technology predictions for 2017 Telegraph writers share their science and technology predictions for 2017, from the rise of artificial intelligence to the first human head transplant Happy New Year Everyone!
2017 will be a very exciting year for Science, these predictions from The Telegraph will get you excited about being a scientists (or future scientist).
"30.12.2016 11:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com New KI Housing residence in Flemingsberg! More great news for all new Karolinska Institutet students!!! A brand new KI Housing residence is opening next summer 2017 in front of Campus Flemingsberg! If you are an international student going… Laura once again gives us more news from Karolinska Institutet Housing about the new residence to be opened in Flemingsberg near the KI Campus there. Watch the video here.
"29.12.2016 16:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Christmas in Sweden In a previous post, I wrote about the festivities leading up to Christmas in Sweden and promised that I would write about Christmas Eve itself in the next blog. Here it comes! Food glorious food In… As we said before, Christmas has its own traditions all over the world and Sweden is no different. Tanya tells us more about the Swedish traditions from Julmust to Kalle Anka (Donald Duck).
What are some of your favorite traditions for Christmas?
"29.12.2016 11:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months My programme (Master's in Biomedicine) is full-time and we had courses and seminars all the time, with very few breaks, mostly to study before an exam or before the seminars. Hence, I had no … Most of the international student in Karolinska Institutet decide to go back home for the holidays to enjoy their time with family and friends. Christie shares with us her reactions when going home after about 5 months in Stockholm.
"28.12.2016 14:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Christmas celebration in Sweden! Hej hej! It's December and that means Christmas is here. Taking a break from all the study related posts, I decided that today I would write a blog on how I spent my Christmas in Stock… Christmas is a very special holiday and has many traditions and celebrations associated with it. Nishi starts with sharing with us some of the activities that can be done in Stockholm.
"27.12.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com To Another 40 Years! As the holiday celebration fast approaches, I need to share with you the events of the last celebration: Toxicology's 40th Year! The actual day of celebration started with an afternoon semina… This year, the toxicology program celebrated its 40th year. Jennifer shares with us the celebrations and the benefits of having such a big network of toxicologists as a family.
"27.12.2016 14:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The perks of also studying at KTH: THS Armada One of the many advantages of being a student at three different universities is that you can enjoy aaaaaall (trust me, there are a lot!) the benefits for student's life at each of them! As you mig… THS Armada is one of the biggest career fairs in Stockholm. Carolina tells us more about her experience in organizing this year's event.
"25.12.2016 14:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Degree Project in Public Health Sciences 2016-2017 – HEPM track Now, that we are fast approaching the stage of our Degree Project commencement, I would like to pull back the curtain on the some of the intricacies of this 4,5-month long endeavour. Please be aw… The Master Thesis is the last challenge students face before getting a degree.
See the student perspective in this blog by Adina, who is currently working in her oun Master Thesis.
"24.12.2016 13:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Epidemiology Season 1 Finale It is Christmas time and everyone is ready to celebrate the holidays with loved ones. Some are traveling thousands of miles while some are staying here to enjoy what Sweden has to offer. As we have… The students from the Master´s in Public Health and Epidemiology are now in a "Christmas break". Lily the ambassador for that program gives us a post-semester review of her first semester as an epidemiologist.
"24.12.2016 02:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Guide to applying to Karolinska Institutet (in Arabic) (البرامج والتقديم للماجستير بكارولينسكا بالسويد (باللغة العربية ناس كثير كانوا بيسألوني في الفترة الأخيرة فقررت أكتب البلوج دا بالعربي علشان يقدر يساعد ناس أكثر يفهموا ويعرفوا أكثر عن البرامج اللي … Application deadline is close, January 16 2017.
Do you have everything ready?
Here is a guide for all the Arabic speaking prospective students by our ambassador Essam.
Tell us what you think.
"20.12.2016 07:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com New KI Housing Residence in Solna! 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… When moving to Stockholm you always read people warning you of finding suitable accommodation. Laura interviews the managing director for Karolinska Institutet Housing and shows us plans for the newest residence area in Solna to be ready by 2018.
"19.12.2016 19:34:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 reasons you should visit Lappland this winter. At the beginning of the semester, all the digital ambassadors talked about the number one things we wanted to do whilst in Sweden. Visit Lappland was on most people's list. Not surprising s… Lappland is the farthest region in the north of Sweden. It might feel scary going this far especially during winter. Rosa tells us her experience visiting Lappland and why you definitely should do the same.
"19.12.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 reasons you should visit Lappland this winter. At the beginning of the semester, all the digital ambassadors talked about the number one things we wanted to do whilst in Sweden. Visit Lappland was on most people's list. Not surprising s… Lappland is the farthest region in the north of Sweden. It might feel scary going this far especially during winter. Rosa tells us her experience visiting Lappland and why you definitely should do the same.
"19.12.2016 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Extra Perks of Studying at Karolinska Institutet Karolinska Institutet is a world renowned university for medicine and health studies, the education is of a good quality and the professors are respected and well-published. These are some of the o… Studying in Karolinska Institutet is a big privilege with many known advantages. However, Tanya here mentions some of more hidden perks of studying at KI.
"17.12.2016 18:38:03" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Most of Karolinska Institutet students have already started their holidays vacations and everyone is doing something special.
Show us what YOU are doing these holidays! Tag #KIholiday and get reposted on the @kistudents Instagram account!
"17.12.2016 12:58:08" Most of Karolinska Institutet students have already started their holidays vacations and everyone is doing something special.
Show us what YOU are doing these holidays! Tag #KIholiday and get reposted on the @kistudents Instagram account!
"16.12.2016 13:41:25" nature.com Three minutes with Hans Rosling will change your mind about the world He has influenced leaders from Melinda Gates to Fidel Castro. Now, he is on a mission to save the people from their preconceived ideas. How much do you know about the current situation of the world?
Hans Rosling, Professor at KI, explains it in this article from Nature News and Comment. Let us know what you think!
"I have a suggestion for a new name for the developing world. Let's call it
"16.12.2016 11:33:52" What do KI students do during the holiday season? #KIChristmas
"16.12.2016 07:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com You are always in safe hands at KI Leaving your country to study abroad can be quiet challenging. Being home to many international students, Karolinska Institutet ensures that you are comfortable in every possible way. As soon as yo… Moving to a new country is always challenging. However, Karolinska Institutet makes sure that we always feel welcomed. Disha tells us different ways KI helps students in their daily lives especially when moving to Stockholm.
"15.12.2016 18:18:05" Digital Ambassadors' Christmas Party #KIChtistmas
"15.12.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A possible career path? Study visit to a biopharmaceutical company Hello again! Last week towards the end of the general organic chemistry course (I see light at the end of the tunnel) we were granted the opportunity to visit a biopharmaceutial company. The compan… One of the great advantages of studying Karolinska Institutet is all the opportunities surrounding you even literally across the street. Nishi and her classmates visited SOBI and reflect on future career choices.
"15.12.2016 07:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Bonding with classmates over Swedish Christmas traditions (and a cool idea to organize a group trip) With Christmas approaching, one cannot help but spread the joy among friends. I believed before moving to Sweden that I would make friends from my Master's course, but little did I know that … Christmas in Sweden is very exciting especially with all the traditional festivities surrounding it. Christie tells us more about how BioMed classmates celebrated the holidays.
Why don't you join the fun as well and share with us your best pictures from
"14.12.2016 11:40:44" Global Health Secret Santa
"14.12.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Tips for navigating your way through an online course Just realized that you will be taking an online course at some point of your program? Googling didn't answer your questions? Well, you've just gotten an opportunity to explore the world… As technology and academic tools develop, we find it more common to take a lecture or even a course online. Read this blog from Nikola about his experience being an online student for the first time, it might not be as easy as you think!
"13.12.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Innovation Day Innovation is one of those buzz words that everyone knows but can never agree on a definition. If you ask Google you will get a hundreds million of results. If you ask your friends (like I did) you… Innovation is an important aspect in all industries including life sciences. We, at Karolinska Instituet, had our very first EIT Health Innovation Day for KI Students last month and it was brilliant! Read Rosa's view on the day.
"13.12.2016 12:11:02" CAMPUS TOUR!! Come and join us to see the heart of Solna campus - uni library, cosy study areas, students in action.
"13.12.2016 11:30:01" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post In only 30 minutes Paula and Natalie will be live from our main campus in Solna for a virtual tour. Stay tuned!
"13.12.2016 09:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Student mingle event with the Board of Higher Education! Hello and welcome once again! After talking fika and organic chemistry, I decided it was time to write more about student life at KI. And thus, today I'll be talking about a small mingle eve… At Ki it´s considered very important that students are organized and part of the organizations and decision of every program. Read about Nishi´s experience as part of the board of higher education.
"13.12.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 40-year Toxicology Friday 25 November 2016 The celebration 40-year Toxicology was hold in Aula Medica. Let's take a glance at the celebration! Interview: Jennifer / Paula Youtube Channel: Karolinska Institutet … The Toxicology Master Program at KI was one of the first of its kind in the word, and recently celebrated 40 years!
Take a look to this video by our ambassador 曾尔惟 with interviews from professors and currents students.
"12.12.2016 21:29:39" Take a small break from your applications tomorrow at 13.00 hrs (Stockholm time) to join Paula and Natalie for a tour around the Solna Campus - Library of Karolinska Institutet via Facebook live.
"12.12.2016 15:05:26" Current Global Health Challenges in the Middle East, a conference organized by students!
"09.12.2016 15:51:22" Come and join six Nobel Prize Laureates talking about the flavour of creativity at this year's #NobelWeekDialogue - Elizabeth Blackburn (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009, co-discovered telomeres), Steven Chu (Nobel Prize in Physics 1997,
"09.12.2016 15:20:28" Listen the "punk poet laureate" Patti Smith reading and singing a capella at the #NobelWeekDialogue, and her and Sir Angus Deaton (Nobel Laureate in Economics 2015) chat about life, family, learning and politics. PS! Both of them are big fans of Bob
"09.12.2016 14:05:39" What are the alternatives? Join to listen Richard J. Roberts (Physiology or Medicine Nobel Laureate, discovered split genes and mRNA splicing), Harold Schmitz (Mars Inc.), Lindiwe Majele Sibanda (FANRPAN). Join KI students at the #NobelWeekDialogue which
"09.12.2016 13:04:27" Can we afford to eat more meat? One subsession the #NobelWeekDialogue where people interested in science, nutrition, sustainability, environment, love, joy, life and whatnot have come together because this year the topic is the #FutureofFood. Come and
"09.12.2016 12:55:16" Lunch break and cool foodstuff exhibition! We are at the #NobelWeekDialogue where people interested in science, nutrition, sustainability, environment, love, joy, life and whatnot have come together because this year the topic is the #FutureofFood. Come
"09.12.2016 11:06:18" Why do we eat what we eat? What would be the one thing you would do so your country would make food consumption better? A panel discussion with a Nobel prize laureate Elizabeth Blackburn and others. We are at the #NobelWeekDialogue where people interested
"09.12.2016 10:37:26" At the #NobelWeekDialogue where people interested in science, nutrition, sustainability, environment, love, joy, life and whatnot have come together because this year the topic is the #FutureofFood. Come and join KI students attending this great Nobel
"08.12.2016 16:45:54" Glögg Mingle at MF - have a snapshot and join Paula, Erin, Nikola, Adam, Lydia and others at one of the cosy student hangouts during the Christmas month. The famous cosiness of winter time in the Nordic countries :) Do you know what is glögg and
"08.12.2016 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Nobel week has began – a briefing on Alfred Nobel and the prizes Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and was part of a well-known family. He descended from O. Rudbeck, the best Swedish technical genius in the 17th century, when Sweden was a g… This week marks the beginning of the celebrations towards the Nobel Price Award Ceremony 2016.
Read this blog from Christie about this prize and what´s going on here at KI and Stockholm during this week!
"07.12.2016 15:07:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com How good should your Swedish be? This was the first question I had in mind when I decided to move to Sweden for master's program. I was fearful about the oral communications I would have to make/not make. I don't speak… To study in Sweden without speaking Swedish sounds a little bit crazy right? Read this post from Disha, she tells us her experience (pros and cons) of being a non-Swedish speaker student in Stockholm.
"05.12.2016 06:00:00" ki.se Gold medal to the Stockholm iGEM team Congratulations to the IGEM Stockholm team, a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Konstfack whose great idea earned them a gold medal in the international IGEM competition in Boston, USA.
"04.12.2016 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Dear Swedish student interested in studying a Global Programme at Karolinska Institutet Thank you, we love you, and we think you are on the right track! And that's not only because it's our job to convince you to apply (but it is…pretty please apply…with sugar on top). There is one im… The application process for our Global Programs is somewhat different and more competitive than other applications to Swedish courses. Kasper, Communication Officer at KI, writes about application to the Global Programs in his latest blog.
Make sure you
"03.12.2016 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com 10 steps to upload your KI application documents to University Admissions Hello beautiful people! In this post I want to help you out with your dilemmas concerning the document uploading process on the University Admissions' website. As you might well know, applyin… Still struggling with your applications?
Check out this post from Paula with tips and information about how to get your documents in order.
"02.12.2016 19:00:00" youtube.com KI student portraint: Adina & Leire - Public Health students To read more about them and their studies, read their student blogs: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/author/khadinar/ https://studentblogski.wordpress.c... Take a minute to meet two current Masters students Leire and Adina in this week´s #studentportraits video by Tina.
They both study the Master Program in Public Health. It´s worth to note that this year the two tracks will be separated into individual
"02.12.2016 06:00:00" eng.si.se Apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships - Application Open The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships is open to students from countries on the OECD/DAC list for master's studies in Sweden starting in the autumn 2017. Application for the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Studies and Research is now open.
The Swedish Institute offers one of the best opportunities to fund your studies in Sweden.
"01.12.2016 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Labs in the General Organic Chemistry Course- Biomedicine BSc. If you asked me what part of the Biomedicine course I was excited for- the answer would be, the labs. (To a certain extent) Hej hej! Today I'm going to be talking more about the general organ… Labs are a very exciting part of the biomedicine bachelor's program. Nishi shares with us her excitement about the general organic chemistry laboratory work including the mandatory picture in lab coats!
"01.12.2016 12:14:06" World AIDS Day at KI
"01.12.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future I was on a flight from Rochester, NY to Chicago, IL when I encountered my first epidemiologist. I was sitting next to a guy who caught my attention because his first remark about being an epidemiol… Epidemiology has been, is and and always will be a vital tool for research and medicine. Learn about some of the most important achievements and goals of this field in the post by Lily, the Digital Ambassador from the MSc in Publich Health and
"30.11.2016 21:02:56" Global Health at KI Tomorrow it's World AIDS Day!
Several events will take place at the Karolinska to commemorate the day. From 2-4pm the Global Health Master's Program will have an open house (see attached program). From 4-6pm, the KI library will host a film screening
"30.11.2016 20:58:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com World Values Day Event at Aula Medica Do you consider values important aspects for your professional life? Maybe as much as for your private one? Have you ever thought about what can they mean in your daily life? Do you want to find ou… The 2016 World Values Day Event was hosted by Karolinska Institutet. If you missed it or for those of you interested, here is the video of the event by our ambassador Laura .
"28.11.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com You know you are studying in an amazing Institute, when the methods of teaching are unique and inspirational The Neurobiology block of our course Frontiers in Translational Medicine (Semester 1st of Master's in Biomedicine) started almost two weeks ago and so did the snow (Yes, in the beginning of N… There is no better way to learn than to be truly inspired, as Christie shows us in her recent blog about the Course Frontiers in Translational Medicine from the MSc in Biomedicine.
"The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs
"27.11.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interview with alumnus: On starting an alumni association during the master's thesis (and why it was worth it) When I first arrived at KI, one of the first events we were invited to was the Alumni Homecoming Day organised by BEACON. I sat down with one of the founders, Christopher Domnick to talk about the … Networking and getting involve in the professional field you would like to develop is a very important part of a Master´s degree. Read about BEACON (Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Connections), a student initiative from the Master Program in
"26.11.2016 11:37:15" studentblogski.wordpress.com Food & Festivities -The Countdown to Christmas in Sweden I am not Swedish, but have lived here for 15 years. I am married to a Swede and have Swedish(ish) children. Now that the temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter, we all need someth… Christmas is a very special celebration in Sweden. Read Tanya´s new blog about the Swedish Christmas traditions.
Maybe you´ll be here next year!
"25.11.2016 18:01:22" Toxicology 40 Dinner Celebration and an Intro to the Evening Entertainment Challenges i.e. people having fun in the happy Tox family :) * with some very compulsory safety announcements à la Sweden ;) #Toxicology40 #ToxicologyKI
"25.11.2016 17:38:30" Toxicology 40 Event - 1st Year Masters Sharing Their Thoughts at the Tox 40 Mingle #Tox40 #ToxicologyKI #Toxicology
"25.11.2016 17:29:47" Toxicology 40 Evening Mingle at the Campus #ToxicologyKI #Toxicology #KIB #Tox40
"25.11.2016 14:18:13" Toxicology 40: interview with a 1st year Tox student Edwin from Zimbabwe
"25.11.2016 13:56:51" Global Master's programme of Toxicology is now 40 years young! Come and get insights from the interview with the programme leader Annika Hanberg at Aula Medica where the Tox 40 conference is being held right now! Paula from the MBE and Jennifer from the
"25.11.2016 11:31:38" Nobel Lectures 2016 Nobel Lectures 2016 This year´s Nobel prize was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. Join us for the Nobel Leacture at Aula Medica.
You can also join our live transmission via This year´s Nobel prize was awarded to Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of the mechanisms of autophagy.
Join us for the Nobel Leacture at Aula Medica this Dec 7th.
You can also join our live transmission via Facebook live.
"25.11.2016 10:38:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 Fun Labs that you'll do as a Biomedicine BSc student The Biomedicine BSc programme has a strong research focus and every course that we do we have laboratory practicals. In the next couple of paragraphs you can explore some of the course labs that I&… For everyone out there interested in the BSc in Biomedicine. Take a look at this post by Anna where she writes about interesting lab work in this course.
"24.11.2016 13:35:21" kib.ki.se A Late Night at the Library | Karolinska Institutet Universitetsbiblioteket Do you have a deadline coming up, for your thesis or another assignment, and need advice in the final phase of your work? Join us for a late night at the library! For those late night tasks #studentlife
"23.11.2016 19:38:46" studentblogski.wordpress.com Mannequin Challenge at Karolinska Institutet Hallå där! If you are an active person on social media (and you're not living under a rock) you must have noticed this viral trend sweeping social media over the last couple of weeks. It̵… Tina Sayari, the rest of our ambassadors and a lot of students and KI staff helped us with our #MannequinChallenge. Because there is always time to have a good time in the University Library at
"23.11.2016 10:19:41" instagram.com Instagram photo by International students at KI • Nov 22, 2016 at 4:16pm UTC See this Instagram photo by @kistudents • 21 likes Thank you for the creative pictures you submitted to our photo contest #kibackpack. It was hard to choose... but it's time to announce the winner!
In 2nd place: Olivia (@oliviabienko) ... AND the winner, big congratulations to Marjan (@marjanmlns). Your
"22.11.2016 16:37:38" Meet the Masters initiation event - speed dating with the Global Masters students! If you're not into speeches and want to get straight into talking to the students, skip forward to 5:09! Guide for the video about specific programmes can be found in the
"22.11.2016 15:09:36" KI Mannequin Challenge at the Uni Library #MannequinChallenge
"22.11.2016 11:27:02" Meet the Masters Meet the Masters Finishing your bachelor's degree and interested in studying a Global Master's at Karolinska Instiutet? Come meet students from the Global Master's and talk to students from your chosen programmes.
Everyone interested is welcome! Join us live though Facebook from 17:00 hrs (Stockholm time) to virtually be in this event with Paula Salme Sandrak and Natalie M. Boyle
"22.11.2016 10:19:56" Timeline Photos We will be live today with Natalie M. Boyle and Paula Salme Sandrak via Facebook live.
Join us to see how we do our KI version of the mannequin challenge at 16:00 hrs, and after 17:00 to meet some current Master's Students and ask them any questions you
"22.11.2016 06:30:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm It has been exactly 3 months since I moved to Stockholm and 2.5 months since I started my studies at Karolinska Institutet. When you are beginning a new chapter, you try to prepare as much as you c… Have you submitted your application already?
Then, it might be time to start preparing for what to expect of Stockholm. In her latest blog, Lily Gebrewold gives us a pretty accurate view of what to expect and how to prepare.
Don´t miss her great
"21.11.2016 16:46:36" Karolinska Institutet (English) iGEM is an international competition for students interested in the field of synthetic biology. Last year, the Stockholm team walked away with a gold medal. This year´s team wants to treat chronic wounds with the help of spider silk. Will they Collaboration towards innovation.#studentlife
"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself"
"21.11.2016 16:32:48" studentblogski.wordpress.com 10 ways in which Health Informatics changed healthcare In what ways have the poster child for HI – electronic health record (EHR), and the likes of it impacted healthcare systems all over the globe? How has redefining the patient's roles c… Healthcare systems around the world are changing thanks to advances in technology. Read this post from Nikola Mastilović about the roll and impact of Health Informatics in the transition of healthcare systems towards a better future for all.
If you want
"21.11.2016 07:45:01" Timeline Photos Karolinska Institutet has two campuses in Stockholm and the one in the South will no longer be called Huddinge, from now on it will be Campus Flemingsberg. Share with us any specific memories you had in the Huddinge campus.
"20.11.2016 16:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Meet Jennifer in Toxicology at KI Jennifer, a Taiwanese girl, is first year master student in Toxicology. Let's watch the video about her feelings of studying and living in Stockholm! Free to contact with me! E-mail：erwei.zen… As the toxicology program is celebrating its 40th anniversary, Jennifer is telling us more about her first year in the program and how it feels like to be studying in Karolinska Institutet.
"19.11.2016 16:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Save the Date 25 November 2016 – Toxicology 40th Year Celebration Countdown Begins! What are you planning to do on 25 November, 2016? How about spending your afternoon at Aula Medica to learn about health … Master Program of Toxicology is turning 40! We are having a big event on the 25th of November to celebrate this occasion as well as host many guest speakers.
The event will be broadcasted live on our Periscope channel, so make sure you save the date and
"19.11.2016 12:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Global Health Class of 2017 – Who are we and why are we here? So who pursues a Master's in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet? I have asked my classmates a few questions about their backgrounds and future aspirations and present the results here. We… Every class in Karolinska Institutet is very 'global' and diverse, imagine how Global Health class would be! Tanya tells us more about the class of 2017 and their future aspirations as well.
"18.11.2016 16:10:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Fika makes it all better. Before I moved to Sweden, I had no idea what fika was. After I moved to Sweden I can not get enough of fika! Fika is this concept in Swedish culture where one has a cup of coffee (or more) with som… When in Sweden, you hear about fika all the time on very different occasions. Nishi writes about her own experience and understanding of fika. What's your adventures with fika?
"18.11.2016 07:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Student Rights Week at Karolinska Institutet (KI) organised by KI Equal Treatment Committee With a view to helping spread the word about KI Equal Treatment Committee… Karolinska Institutet is a highly diverse educational body since its students come from all over the world to get th… Diversity is beautiful, but it essentially means differences. Karolinska Institutet has its own Equal Treatment Committee as part of MF, the student body, to make sure everyone regardless of their backgrounds, preferences, and cultures feels safe and
"16.11.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The 7 most common mistakes people make when applying to Global Programmes at KI If you have decided to apply to a Global Master's programme here at Karolinska Institutet, you might as well do it right, and we want to help. There are lots of rules and even the best make mistake… Applying to Global Master Programmes abroad can be tricky when you don't know the exact rules and regulations and you miss them when reading through the websites. Here you collected the 7 most common mistakes people make when applying to KI.
Did you face
"16.11.2016 12:07:10" Remember to register for the upcoming events at KI. #Studentlife
-EIT Health Innovation Day is THIS WEEKEND, you can still sing in!
-On Dec 1, Swedish Organization for Global Health (SOGH) will have the World AIDS Day Seminar.
"16.11.2016 11:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Course review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 1) Hello! We have just finished our exams for the first part of Frontiers in Translational Medicine (FTM) and I thought it is the perfect time for a course review. This is the second course of the Mas… Read Disha's course review about her second course in Masters of Biomedicine, Frontiers in Translational Medicine where "Inflammation is a common theme".
"15.11.2016 16:45:15" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI student portrait series #KIportraits Hello all you wonderful subscribers (and if you haven't please subscribe now)! I have for more than a year now spent all of my time on the official youtube channel “Karolinska Institut… Over the past few weeks, we have been releasing different installments of the KI Portraits videos interviewing international students from different Global Masters Programs. Make sure to check the entire series before applying to your program of
"14.11.2016 06:30:01" who.int Be part of the first World Antibiotic Awareness Week World Antibiotic Awareness Week will be held from 16 to 22 November 2015 Antibiotic resistance is one of the most important challenges for healthcare professionals. It is estimated that at least 25,000 deaths in Europe each year can be attributable to antibiotic resistance.
Lets join the World Health Organization (WHO) in the
"14.11.2016 06:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com What is my status with the Swedish winter? I would best describe it as a love-hate relationship. There are days when I wake up and feel so thankful that destiny (KI to be more precise) brought me to Sweden and cannot wait to head out and fi… Winter has come to Sweden, although it can be very beautiful, there is also a lot to learn about living surrounded by snow. Disha Rao writes about the mixed feeling and challenges of the
"13.11.2016 12:18:40" studentblogski.wordpress.com The 5 stages of (failing at) planning your Master thesis and how it works out in the end I bet you see lots of suggestions to how you SHOULD plan and write your master's thesis, right? But there's a big difference between what should happen and what actually happens, so her… The Postgraduate Thesis is the final challenge towards getting a degree.Read about Leire Fernandez Rollan experience for an example of how things always work out just
"12.11.2016 14:30:11" Q&A Applications Finito
"12.11.2016 14:18:51" Q&A Applications Södermalm life
"12.11.2016 14:05:53" Q&A Applications in Södermalm
"11.11.2016 17:00:00" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Anyone having questions, doubts or comments about admission or Global Bachelor or Master Courses at Karolinska Institutet?
Remember to join Natalie M. Boyle and Paula Salme Sandrak for a live Q&A sesion tomorrow (Saturday Nov 12) at 15:00 (Stockholm time)
"11.11.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Study a Master and work in the lab at the same time? Yes! It's (kind of) possible! Hello all! Have you ever thought about working in a lab while studying your Master? I bet you have! Well, this is exactly what I am doing at Karolinska Institutet! A normal day as MTLS student We h… How is the life of a Master Student/ Researcher/ Digital Ambassador at Karolinska Institutet?
In her recent post, Carolina Savatier-Dupré Bañares tells us about how to survive the harsh student life with a
"10.11.2016 21:57:12" The Health Innovation Day at Ki is a great opportunity for networking, sharing and to listen to some innovative ideas.
If you haven´t join, There´s still time!
"10.11.2016 11:00:01" ki.se Erik Jorpes (1894-1973) Erik Jorpes was a physician and professor of medical chemistry at Karolinska Institutet. Diabetes is currently one of the most important health problems. Modern treatment with purified insulin would not be possible without this weeks #discoveryatKI.
Prof. Erik Jorpes described the preparation of pure insulin in 1940´s, eliminating insulin
"10.11.2016 06:00:00" youtube.com The Stockholm RNA club Karolinska Institutet, Digital Ambassadors Laura Barceló Student Organizations create great opportunities for students and researchers here at KI. Get to know the Stockholm RNA Club in this great video from Laura Barceló Bartrolí
"08.11.2016 14:00:01" youtube.com Meet Nishi Dave - A biomedicine bachelor student To read more about Nishi and her studies, read her student blog: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/author/nishidave/ Visit our Facebook page: Prospective ... In this weeks #studentportraits The digital ambassador for the Bachelor in Biomedicine, Nishi Dave, tells us about this program and also a little bit about her self and her experience in Stockholm.
Video credit to our ambassadors: Tina Sayari Rath
"08.11.2016 06:30:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com What seeing the Quran and Bible next to each other made me feel I had been intending to write this blog for ages and it is only now that I have had the time to pen down the thoughts that have transpired in my head over the past year about one particular subject… Karolinska Institutet is a very diverse and multicultural place, and our community grows every year. However, we know it is always difficult to move away from one´s own culture and community. In her last post for KI, Sarah Khalid Khan shares her life
"07.11.2016 16:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Not your typical Saturday afternoon Saturday 5pm, drinking a cup of tea in my PJs and staring through my bedroom window. The street lights have already been on for an hour, casting light on the snow, causing it to glitter. This would… Sweden has many longstanding traditions and costumes that make it one of the most culturally rich places in the world. Learn a little more about a Swedish millennial tradition in this post by Nikola Mastilović about the All-saints day(Alla helgons
"07.11.2016 09:10:00" What are the requirements for the master's programs?
Am I eligible to the master's programs?
Where to start your CV?
Do you need some tips or advice for your cover/motivational letter?
Join Paula Salme Sandrak and Natalie M. Boyle for our next Q&A session
"07.11.2016 06:30:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Don't Take That Nap!!!! Are you sleepy? Have the grey doldrums gotten you down? I don't care, DO NOT TAKE THAT NAP! But have no fear, I know how to get you in somewhere even better and possibly even cozier than your… It´s getting dark in Stockholm, so if you are not used to short days and long nights, read this blog from Erin Gabrielle Fears with some tips on how not to get disoriented.
"06.11.2016 16:00:01" youtube.com KI International Master Student in 2016 The story of International Master Student in Karolinska Institutet. Karolinska Institutet is a very diverse place with students coming from all over the world to meet, collaborate, and learn together.
Get to hear more from 4 international Master's students in KI in this video "Color for All" about their experiences so
"06.11.2016 14:00:00" periscope.tv Periscope Don't forget our live broadcast on Periscope in one hour where Paula will make a Digest for Digital Ambassadors' activities for the last week.
"05.11.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Alternative Stockholm: Street Art and organised anarchy In the south of Stockholm there is an overgrown industrial estate with a remarkable twist. It's home to one of Europe's largest open air street art/graffiti exhibits. It seems a bit ou… Stockholm generally has a strict anti-graffiti rules. However, there is one area south of Stockholm that has 4.5km of painted walls and unique graffiti.
Check out the great graffiti in Rosa's blogpost.
"05.11.2016 14:26:11" periscope.tv Periscope Paula will be starting a fun new live broadcast this weekend. She will do a Digital Ambassadors' Digest for the last week covering all the blogs, videos, pictures and more published last week.
Tune in on Sunday at 16:00 Stockholm time on Periscope.
"04.11.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Cruise to Helsinki (and how you can travel the Nordic region for less than a pair of jeans) Sweden is expensive. All students here know this, and if you haven't experienced the financial sting firsthand, you will most definitely once you arrive. However, there is good news for any travel… Stockholm offers a lot of exciting adventures to neighboring nordic cities. Rosa writes about her experience in taking the cruise over the weekend to Helsinki with some classmates from Bioentrepreneurship. Did you do any similar trips before?
"03.11.2016 16:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Biomedicine Master's- Final application checklist Hello! I know the application portal for the master's program has just opened and it is way too early to use the word “final”. However, it is good to know what is expected from yo… We tend to worry a lot when applying for universities abroad and sometimes we stress out and forget some small details here and there. Disha makes an application checklist to help you make sure you have everything under control.
"03.11.2016 11:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why Facebook should change the relationship status to Swedish In the brief period of my stay here in Sweden, I have encountered some words that are so perfect, that I want to buy them coffee, ask them out on a date, and maybe ask them to marry me. Each of the… Swedish has some very specific words describing relationships. Christie explains the differences between Sambo, Rambo and Mambo in this blogpost.
Do you have any weird words in your languages describing relationships?
"02.11.2016 16:04:32" youtube.com 1st and 2nd Year What's the differenceBiomedicine in KI Laura Barceló Bartrolí & Christie Neofytou in Biomedicine in KI Interested about biomedicine? 曾尔惟 interviewed Laura from the second year and Christie from the first year of the Master's of Biomedicine and they answered questions about KI, the programme itself and some tips for you, prospective students!
"02.11.2016 11:03:58" ki.se New edition of Medical Science Once every year a selection of the best articles are translated into English and collected in an English issue of Medicinsk Vetenskap. Order your issue of Medical Science 2016 and read articles about regenerative medicine, empathy, internet drugs and many The Medical Science magazine (Medicinsk Vetenskap) is a yearly publication by Karolinska Institutet for the general public. It´s our institutions way to present current research programs and their impact worldwide.
You can see the latest edition here to
"01.11.2016 16:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Shaping your own future, one step at a time Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are you doing to better situate yourself for your future? In this blog, I will highlight two ways my classmates and I are doing to prepare ourselves for f… What is the future that is waiting for you after the Master's of Epidemiology in Karolinska Institute? Lily Gebrewold is telling us small steps you can take during your studies to get you closer to your passion.
"31.10.2016 13:07:38" ki.se MOOC Courses For a taste of what education is like at Karolinska Institutet, why don´t you join one of our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). Some of the Professors here also teach in our Global Masters and Bachelor Programs, and you might get a valid
"31.10.2016 07:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interested to buy the new Macbook Pro? Consider buy it before come to Sweden On October 27, Apple has just released their new Macbook Pro. Many students prefer to use Mac on their education. Whether you like the new Macbook Pro or not, if you have a plan to buy it, I recom… Are you getting everything ready for your Graduate/Postgraduate studies in Sweden? For those of you that like to have all the available information before buying a laptop, read this blog from our Ambassador and IT expert Rath Panyowat with tips about the
"30.10.2016 16:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Now and Later When studying in Karolinska Institutet, you go from intense lectures to never ending group projects. While that alone takes up a lot of your time and energy, there are still many fun social activit… There are a lot of ways to get involved in the active student life at Karolinska Institutet. This post by Jennifer Tsai gives a good example of the opportunities our Student Union (Medicinska Föreningen i Stockholm) has to
"30.10.2016 13:36:02" youtube.com Global Master's Scholarships Ceremony 2016 Karolinska Institutet Digital Ambassadors Laura Barceló Music: Des'ree - You Gotta Be We want to share with you this video by our ambassador Laura Barceló Bartrolí about this year´s Global Master´s Scholarship, given by the Karolinska Institutet Foundation.
This scholarship is a great opportunity
"30.10.2016 06:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Introduction to Biomedicine- Course Review Hello there! It has been 2 months since the first semester of the Bachelors programme in Biomedicine has started. Hard to believe that we've completed studying one course already! Therefore, … The first University courses after high school can be very challenging and students often don´t know what to expect.
To make this difficult step easier, the insights of Nishi Dave about her experience in the first course of the Biomedicine Bachelor´s
"29.10.2016 18:46:09" youtube.com Walking into Bioentrepreneurship in KI-Essam Sharaf Student portrait of Bioentrepreneurship in Karolinska Institutet. In this week´s #studentportrait, meet Essam Sharaf who is a Medical Doctor from Egypt that decided to come to Karolinska Institutet and study the Master´s Program in Bioentrepreneurship.
Video by our Digital Ambassador
"29.10.2016 18:26:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com Juggling a Master's in Global Health with Motherhood So is it possible to combine motherhood (or fatherhood) with the intensive one year Master's in Global Health? I can tell you. I am doing it right now! I am in my forties and have two childre… Knowledge is power, and it is never a bad decision to go back to school.
Read this inspiring post from our ambassador for the Global Heath Master Program Tanya Karima Lundin about how to manage being a parent and a Master Student at
"28.10.2016 13:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A master at three universities-the story of how to find all the info for applying to Molecular Techniques in Life Science Hello dear prospective student! Hurry up! The application for the Global Master's programmes in Sweden has been opened! Apply and dare to become one member of this amazing bunch of people! Th… The Master in Molecular Techniques in Life Sciences is one of our newest academic offerings. It it a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, the Royal Institute of Technology KTH International Students, and Stockholms universitet.
Application to this
"27.10.2016 18:00:01" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post We all know about the Nobel prize, but what else has Karolinska Institutet Contributed to Medical Science?
The Pacemaker is an example of an #importantdiscoveryatKI.
Dr Åke Senning, cardiac surgeon from KI Hospital in Solna, implanted a pacemaker for the
"27.10.2016 05:30:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Application to Bachelor´s Biomedicine programme- Planning, tips and insight So you have your university and course selected, but now its time to sit down and get cracking on actually applying to the course. I remember extensively researching about the application procedure… We realize that applying to University is a huge and scary step for everyone, that is why our ambassador for the Bachelor of Biomedicine Nishi Dave made a thorough overview of the application process.
Check it out and good luck with your
"26.10.2016 12:00:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Being a student at KI comes with its perks: The Global Health Case Challenge – Antibiotic Resistance (2016) The expanding phenomenon of antibiotic resistance is now so ominous that it may deprive the world population of successful treatment of bacterial infections and reverse life-saving efforts of moder… There are a lot of events for KI students, great opportunities to interact with people from other universities, with the WHO and many other agencies.
Take a look this post from Adina R. Khamitova about the Global Health Case Challenge 2016 for a great
"25.10.2016 16:00:00" youtube.com Meet Nathalie - a Global Health student To read more about Natalie and her studies, read her student blog: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/author/nataliemboyle/ Visit our Facebook page: Prospe... One of our most popular Global Programs is the Master Program in Global Health. But, what exactly is Global Health?
To continue with our video series #studentportraits from our ambassadors Tina Sayari and Rath Panyowat. Let´s meet Natalie M. Boyle, a
"25.10.2016 07:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Course review: Applied Communication in Biomedicine Hello! In my previous blog post, I had mentioned how the students of Master's program in Biomedicine come from varied scientific backgrounds. We must be on the same page when it comes to prio… Are you interested in the Biomedicine Program at Karolinska Institutet? If so, this blog is for you. Disha Rao, the Ambassador for this program, gives you an overlook of the first course. What are the lectures like, what would you learn and many other
"24.10.2016 15:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Tips and tricks for a good cover letter The application platform for the Master's courses for the Fall Semester 2017 is now OPEN and soon enough you might be applying for one (or more) of our Global Master's programmes in KI.… Applications for the 2017 Global Master Programs are now OPEN! If you are planning to send an application, you might have realized that the cover/motivational letter is kind of important.
This blog of our ambassador and 1 year Master Student Christie
"24.10.2016 13:00:30" Global Health Night Are you ready for the Global Health Night 2016? Ready for the Global Health Night 2016?
Follow our ambassadors Paula Salme Sandrak and Natalie M. Boyle Broadcasting Live tonight between 17:00 and 18:30 hrs (Stockholm Time) from Karolinska Institutet´s Aula Medica to get a closer look at this event.
"24.10.2016 12:12:03" Timeline Photos Say hello to this year´s awardees of the Karolinska Institutet Global Master´s Scholarship. Congratulations!
For all the interested global students, you can learn more of this and other scholarships here http://ki.se/en/education/scholarships
"24.10.2016 08:15:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com What in the world is Health Informatics? How many of you have asked yourself that question? What are some of the most common misconceptions when it comes to Health Informatics (HI)? What educational background is required to study HI at … For those interested in our joint program in Health Informatics (a collaboration between KI and Stockholm University). Here is a very interesting post from a current student Nikola Mastilović explaining you all about it. remember you can contact us with
"23.10.2016 15:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com The burning question: What actually is Bioentrepreneurship? (hint: sometimes it involves lots of arts and crafts) I've had lots of responses when I tell people I study Bioentrepreneurship; ranging from confusion to mild skepticism. Its hard to explain what it is we actually do all day. And that's … What is bioentrepreneurship, really? A question that almost all students in this master's programme gets daily! Rosa tackles this problem and tells us more about the very first assignment for MBE students.
"22.10.2016 15:10:01" Timeline Photos The application for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship is already out and waiting for eager applicants!
Rath Panyowat, a recipient of the scholarship last year goes through the process and shares some insights and statistics about the
"22.10.2016 10:00:01" periscope.tv Periscope Don't forget! Today, our two ambassadors Paula & Natalie would be available on Periscope starting 3 PM (Stockholm time) to answer all your questions regarding the application process.
Let us know your questions and we would be glad to help
"21.10.2016 15:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Studying epidemiology at Karolinska Winter is coming…so is application process! Are you finishing your undergraduate (first) degree and want to continue on the education ladder by studying epidemiology? Have you been wor… Are you preparing your application or interested to know more about the Master's Program in Epidemiology? Lily Gebrewold tells us more what to expect and her experiences plus some tips and advices about the program.
"20.10.2016 15:10:01" The application process to join Karolinska Institute is around the corner and many of you would have lots of questions already.
Our student ambassadors Paula & Natalie will be having a questions and answers session on Saturday Oct 22nd at 3 PM (Stockholm
"20.10.2016 06:50:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Here's how you are introduced to Global Health at KI How do you meet the challenge of introducing Global Health, with its interdisciplinary approach, to a class of students with diverse academic backgrounds? My plan, as part of this blog, is to give … Tanya Karima Lundin takes us through the first few weeks of the Master's Programme in Global Health and the exciting challenge of having to start your thesis from day 1!
"19.10.2016 15:10:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com They Freakin' Told You Winter Was Coming, and Guess What It's Here: How NOT to Become a White Walker I am here to announce that although you won't freeze to death, there are some important things to do to prepare for this years winter. For , as they have told you, winter is coming, and if yo… If an article has a Game of Thrones theme to it, It would definitely be about winter! Erin is here to tell you all tips and tricks you need to have a healthy and productive winter here in Stockholm.
Share with us any more advice to students in their
"18.10.2016 15:15:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com A plastic surgeon, a swim teacher and a chef walk into a bar… Well not really a bar…more like a lecture hall. These are actually just a few of our new class of Bioentrepreneurs. That's us up top. Can you guess which one is which? For many of us on this prog… The Global Masters Programmes are very diverse in nationality, backgrounds and professional experiences especially the program in bioentrepreneurship since it is inter-disciplinary in nature.
Our ambassador Rosa Willock tells us more about the newest
"17.10.2016 12:05:00" periscope.tv Periscope You can tune in today at 16:30 (Stockholm time) for a live streaming where our Global Health master's student Natalie M. Boyle is going to be introducing herself to you, explaining more about application process on how to join Karolinska Institutet and
"17.10.2016 06:30:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Would you belong in a diverse Biomedicine Master's class? Applications for next year courses are about to start. What do you know about our curses?
Find more about the Master Program in Biomedicine with the program blogger Disha Rao
Wait for more information about our Global Programs and good luck with your
"16.10.2016 17:33:29" studentblogski.wordpress.com Sweden is the first country in the world to have its own phone number or one more reason to ascertain how awesome Sweden is :) In April this year, Sweden became the first country in the world with its own phone number! Although the website states that this project organised by Swedish Tourist Association called “Swed… A country with a phone number? Read all about it in Adina R. Khamitova blog. Maybe try to call and tell us all about
"14.10.2016 10:12:39" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post As a lunch seminar happening now in the library, we have Dr. Brian Hodgens coming from University of Toronto to tell us more about his research about compassionate healthcare and how this would shape the future of healthcare.
"13.10.2016 18:28:56" Global Health Night Are you ready for the Global Health Night 2016? One of the many events hosted at Karolinska Institutet´s Aula Medica. Have you signed in already?
"13.10.2016 13:32:43" periscope.tv Karolinska Institutet @karolinskainstitutet Our Masters students graduating! #graduation — Stockholm, Sverige Future and current entrepreneurs. Join us live tonight at 19:00 hrs. Our Periscope Ambassador and current Bioentrepreneurship Masters Student Paula Salme Sandrak will be at the SUP46, Start-Up People of Sweden event to tell you more about it.
Here is the
"13.10.2016 08:47:56" youtube.com KI student portraits: Nikola - a Health Informatics student To read more about Nikola and his studies, read his student blog: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/author/nikolamastilovic/ Visit our Facebook page: Pros... Take a look to our new weekly series: KI student portraits.
Get to know currents students from KI Global Bachelor and Masters programmes.
We start with the Master Program in Health Informatics. Keep tune for our upcoming
"10.10.2016 17:39:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com Meet the new Digital Ambassadors team! And finally… here you have the new KI Digital Ambassadors crew! Do you want to know who they are? In this video you will see all of them introducing themselves, watch it and get to know the 2… The new digital ambassador team is here Want to meet them? Then watch this video by our veteran ambassador Laura!
"07.10.2016 12:52:59" Karolinska Institutet År 1884 blev Karolina Widerström den första kvinnan som avlade medicine kandidatexamen vid Karolinska Institutet. Fyra år senare, 1888, tar hon sin medicine licentiatexamen och blev, som Sveriges första kvinna, legitimerad läkare.
Sedan några dagar möts In 1884 Karolina Widerström became the first woman to obtain a licentiate degree in medicine at Karolinska Institutet. Four years later, in 1888, she became Sweden's first licensed female doctor.
In the last couple of days, a large portrait of the
"05.10.2016 11:10:38" ki.se Lecture by Brian Hodges: "Without compassion there is no healthcare" Lecture by Professor Brian Hodges Recipient of the Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education 2016. On Friday 14th there will be a lecture by the award-winning professor Brian Hodges, recipient of the KI prize for research in medical education.
No registration required. On Solna campus. Free food.
What more could you ask?!
"05.10.2016 08:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Sports Day – September 28th, 2016 By now we are all well aware that Swedish people are probably the biggest health enthusiasts in the world, and Karolinska Institutet proves the matter not only by educating one of the best medical … KI is all about health and fitness promotion. Adina is here to tell you how you can make the most of it!!
"03.10.2016 10:22:08" Karolinska Institutet (English) The #NobelPrize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 is awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi ”for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy”.
nobelprize.org The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine has been announced at the Nobel Forum on Karolinska Institutet campus:
the 2016 Prize is awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi 'for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy'.
We will get to hear Ohsumi himself speak
"29.09.2016 12:24:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com A day trekking in Tyresta Nationalpark Living in Sweden is not just about cities, universities and accommodation… A huge part of this country consists of incredible natural sceneries and breathtaking landscapes. Last weekend, some… Tyresta is one of the numerous gorgeous and unspoiled national parks in Sweden.
Laura went trekking there last week, and she's taking us for the ride. :D
"28.09.2016 15:44:45" npr.org Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos A Swedish biologist wants to change the genes of healthy human embryos to find ways to treat infertility and other diseases. The experiments intensify ethical questions about genetic engineering. There is some really cool research going on at Karolinska Institutet...and some of it is making the news :D
"28.09.2016 07:18:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com The curse of (not getting) the Swedish personnummer You are always told by people around you that life is easier as a student. Truly the world changes and sometimes problems metamorphose to dilemmas after you graduate. I say this at the risk of soun… In Sweden, you have to prove that you will be studying or working for at least a year to get a personummer. The personummer is your key to everything in Sweden: from getting a bank account to signing up for the gym. Sarah tells you about the struggles of
"27.09.2016 10:37:37" studentblogski.wordpress.com International bootcamp in Iceland in a slideshow This is the collection of photographs taken during the international bootcamp in Iceland -Social Innovation meets Art and Design in Iceland organised by Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES).… Adina takes you on a visual trip of Iceland during the internation bootcamp - Social Innovation meets Art and Design in Iceland organised by Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES).
"22.09.2016 11:44:01" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Everything is ready for the KI loppet where staff and students will race individually or as teams (in running or walking category) for 3.2 km across Solna campus.
KI and Sweden take health and fitness promotion truly at heart and they are showing it
"22.09.2016 07:21:44" studentblogski.wordpress.com Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship As a student at KI you are eligible to become an active member of Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES) in Stockholm. This School is a great hub of applied entrepreneurship that offers a plet… As a student of KI, you automatically become a member of the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES) - Adina writes about all the advantages that comes with this
"20.09.2016 09:07:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com Lets save the world! Aka the Oncology course for biomedicine bachelors I remember this biology class in high school. My friend had asked the biology teacher to explain what cancer was. To me cancer was this mystical and vicious villain in the world of human health. To… The oncology course in the biomedicine bachelors: a perfect illustration of translational research with lectures and but also patient interventions. Let Anna tell you why it was such a great experience.
"19.09.2016 10:28:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com What is the International Committee? Do you want to know about the International Committee? What is it? What do they do? Don't miss this video where two of its members tell us about this Medicinska Föreningen committee! Many eve… Do you know what the international committee is? Let two of its members tell you all about this student organization in this video by Laura
"15.09.2016 09:24:11" ki.se Unpacking International Study Experience into Career Success How do you translate international experience, like exchange studies or internships abroad into employability skills valued by recruiters? In a competitive job market, employers place great value on international experience, however, just having studied Many of you studying or working at Karolinska Institutet have international experience (I mean, you are here after all).
Nannette Ripmeester, working at expertise in labour mobility (ELM), is here to help you translate these experiences into
"13.09.2016 16:12:34" Language at KI It's a new term at KI, and the International Committee proudly brings back Language@KI !!!
Language@KI is a project by the International Committee at MF, where international students at KI can learn Swedish as it is spoken by the swedes!
The sessions are One perk of living in Sweden is that most of the population speaks perfect english....
....but it doesn't hurt to learn the language either :D :D
KI's student union MF offers free language courses for all students.
All you need to do is to fill out the
"13.09.2016 09:24:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com More health informatics jobs are coming in the near future – here is why The world (and USA in particular) will need more health informatics professionals in the future. More jobs for us! That's what I found out by looking at some statistics anyway, and I thought I wou… Exciting news for some of you !!
The number of health informatics jobs are increasing. Manjula explains us how and why.
"12.09.2016 07:15:01" Medicor kick-off Medicor kick-off Medicor kick-off - save the date! At KI, the student-led magazine Medicor is always looking for fresh writers/ photographers/ editors/ proofreaders to join in on the fun!
This means you (old and new students). If you would like to find out more about the magazine or want to join the
"10.09.2016 13:56:11" Karolinska Institutet (English) Window washing at Aula Medica today. Continuing on our aula medica theme...there are a lot of windows to wash on this Swedish landmark. Care to count how many ?
"10.09.2016 08:57:40" Sweden.se Some truly jaw-dropping buildings! From golden mall swag to the world's first twisting skyscraper and largest golf ball arena. Our very own Aula Medica is considered one of the must-see landmarks in Swedish architecture !
We may be biased but we definitely can understand why. Can you ?
Other must-see landmarks in Stockholm :
Globen ( # 18), the city hall ( # 19), the library
"09.09.2016 07:02:15" studentblogski.wordpress.com Stockholm: my international home 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 singl… Living in a foreign country can be a struggle but having to go through it all with friends can be a gift.
Sometimes, home is where the friends are.
"04.09.2016 09:00:13" studentblogski.wordpress.com Welcome to Stockholm Event at the City Hall If you are a new international student in Stockholm, you shouldn't miss this opportunity! Every semester the recently arrived international students are invited to a reception ceremony at the… Every year, new international students are invited to a welcome reception inside the truly grand Stockholm city hall.
Laura gives you a glimpse of last year's event with her
"03.09.2016 18:12:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com Links to keep up with the news in Medicine and Healthcare Research is a boundless and immense sphere on its own, but when it comes to medicine and healthcare the limit becomes unlimited. When you study at a leading medical university, such as Karolinska I… Need to keep up with news in medicine and healthcare? Adina provides you with a few helpful links so you can stay well informed throughout your master...or before...or after!
"02.09.2016 12:37:18" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post One of our favorite spots on KI campus? The KI library.
Why? Because of all the unusual, anatomical and artsy treasures you can find there.
Here is just a preview :D Go on your own hunt and see what peculiarities you can find? (and maybe have a sit on
"02.09.2016 09:17:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com Master's Thesis: hints and tips The second year of every Global Master's Programme at Karolinska is mostly about doing a Master's Degree Project. In case of MSc in Public Health Sciences, it is advisable to choose the… Students in Public Health Sciences - it is never too early to start thinking about your master thesis...especially if you are starting your second year.
Here are a few hints and tips from Adina.
"01.09.2016 18:45:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com European Forum Alpbach (Austria) 2016. Part 2. Location. European Forum Alpbach and Alpbach Summer School on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition take place in Alpbach, Tyrol, Austria. Alpbach has a population of 2,600 and occupies a bea… Here is more about the European Forum Alpbach, and more specifically, on its location
"01.09.2016 13:08:01" Coffee Hour Coffee Hour Awesome weekly event sponspored by International Committee - First Coffee Hour of the Autumn Term 2016!
Come and enjoy traditional Swedish fika, mingle, meet new students and find new friends! IT'S FIKA TIME!!
Today is the first coffee hour of the autumn semester!!!!
Every thursday at 4pm, the international committee hosts a fika so that all students can come and mingle, and share their love of free food.
So make sure and stop by! It' will be
"01.09.2016 08:53:34" Coffee Hour Coffee Hour Awesome weekly event sponspored by International Committee - First Coffee Hour of the Autumn Term 2016!
Come and enjoy traditional Swedish fika, mingle, meet new students and find new friends! IT'S FIKA TIME!!
Today is the first coffee hour of the autumn semester!!!!
Every thursday at 4pm, the international committee hosts a fika so that all students can come and mingle, and share their love of free food.
So make sure and stop by! It' will be
"30.08.2016 17:03:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com European Forum Alpbach (Austria) 2016. Part 1. Professional Programme on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition. I spent the end of this summer holiday participating in European Forum Alpbach in Alpbach, Austria in Professional Programme on European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition. The European F… Adina takes you to the European Forum Alpbach (EFA), an interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture. An opportunity to interact with international decision makers from all sectors of society.
An inspiring experience and a
"29.08.2016 08:00:54" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Are you wondering what life after KI looks like? (even if you just started - it's never too early!)
Check out a few of our graduates from 2014/2015 and what they are up to now – a glimpse into where a degree at KI could lead you to :D
"28.08.2016 10:42:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com What to do when you arrive in Stockholm Now that is time for many new Karolinska Institutet students to arrive in Stockholm, here you have a video in which you can see what you have to do once you have landed in the airport… So don… Once you have landed in Stockholm - what do you do next?
Watch Laura's helpful video on the first things you must do when arriving in Stockholm.
"25.08.2016 08:33:46" instagram.com Instagram photo by Karolinska Institutet • Aug 25, 2016 at 7:37am UTC See this Instagram photo by @karolinskainstitutet • 36 likes Follow @KarolinskaInstitutet on instagram to get updates about life at KI.
This week the international coordinators at the education support office show you glimpses of intro week for the new global masters and bachelors students
"23.08.2016 07:55:03" Timeline Photos The sun is shining brightly on KI campus this morning. Just in time to welcome our new students
Remember to follow @StudyInSweden today on their facebook, instagram and snapchat
"22.08.2016 11:00:18" Study in Sweden We're hitting the road! Follow us next week as Marina and ABC travel through southern Sweden, showing you all that student life has to offer at Uppsala University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Karolinska Institutet (English), Stockholm School of Study in Sweden is doing live tours of all the university campuses across Sweden.
And guess who they are visiting tomorrow????
US!!! Karolinska Institutet campus!!!!
So make sure and watch our digital ambassador Tina give a tour of the campus. This will
"22.08.2016 07:35:11" Timeline Photos Today is the first day of introduction week for all our new bachelors and global masters students
WELCOME TO KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET!!!
Solna campus is eagerly waiting for you!
And good luck with your intensive swedish course! Lycka till!!
"19.08.2016 17:25:17" Medicinska Föreningen i Stockholm The autumn semester is soon upon us and some of you might wonder how to become a member
•Visit our member portal; https://portal.medicinskaforeningen.se/.
•Wait for the invoice we e-mail to all KI-students.
•You can also come by the student union during Here is information on how to become a member of our student union: Medecinska Föreningen.
With this membership, you will be eligible for many student discounts (including subway and bus travel).
It will also allow you to keep accumulating days on
"17.08.2016 12:46:20" qasa.se Stipendium | Qasa På Qasa vet vi hur svårt det är att hitta boende i Stockholm, särskilt för dig som både har en studentbudget och inte kommer från staden. Varje dag, året om, gör vi vad vi kan för att det ska bli smidigare, enklare och tryggare både för de som vill hyra For those of you moving to Stockholm to study:
QASA is an online platform which facilitates subleasing of housing - it makes it safer and easier.
And it makes it cheaper! They are currently offering a scholarship of 1000 euros to help students living
"16.08.2016 10:00:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com The inevitable trip to IKEA Many of you already know that the well-known furniture and home accessories company, IKEA, is Swedish. I have fond memories of my childhood associated with IKEA. I remember walking through the huge… When you move to Sweden, you will not be able to escape a (or many) trips to IKEA. Total immersion in IKEA culture awaits you!
Sarah is here to profess her love and need for IKEA.
"14.08.2016 17:55:46" studentblogski.wordpress.com My life in Stockholm: a card read More and more of our lives, memories and prized possessions are compressed into our digital devices. And yet, my wallet is still brimming with physical cards: membership cards, travel… When you move to a new city - you tend to acquire and accumulate all sorts of brand new cards in your wallet.
Olivia provides you her own personal list of membership cards that have defined and (hopefully) improved her life in Stockholm thus far.
"13.08.2016 10:39:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Savouring Nature Stockholm is home to many lusciously green parks and forests which make the summer a series of lovely days spent walking and exploring. The desire to absorb the sun and enjoy nature led me and my f… Have you heard of Bergianska Tradgarden?? A must-see for nature lovers according to Sarah.
"11.08.2016 15:02:12" studentblogski.wordpress.com Waiting for the apple to fall It is a Swedish summer this time around. A slow summer. An extremely mild summer by my Pakistani standards. I feel the cool summer breeze on my face and wonder about the monsoon back home. I see th… As summer and post-graduate life has settled in, days have slowed down for Sarah as she eagerly waits for the 'apple to fall' - and the future to begin!
"11.08.2016 15:01:52" studentblogski.wordpress.com Waiting for the apple to fall It is a Swedish summer this time around. A slow summer. An extremely mild summer by my Pakistani standards. I feel the cool summer breeze on my face and wonder about the monsoon back home. I see th… As summer and post-graduate life has settled in, days have slowed down for Sarah as she eagerly waits for the 'apple to fall' - and the future to begin!
"03.08.2016 08:11:34" Karolinska Institutet (English) It's almost time for the Olympics in Rio. Benedict Chambers and Berit Carow left the world of elite sports to concentrate on their careers as immunologists at Karolinska Institutet. They are now returning to the limelight to help contestants in this D-2 before the Rio olympics and two KI researchers are getting actively involved in their own special way.
"01.08.2016 08:32:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com 11 places you should visit in Stockholm Hej alla! Here you have my latest video! :) In a short time a lot of the new Karolinska Institutet students are going to move to Stockholm and maybe for many of you it's going to be the first… Moving to Stockholm in a month? Or at some point in the near (or distant) future? Already living there and ready to explore? In her latest video, Laura shows you the 11 essential places you should visit in the Capital of
"31.07.2016 08:32:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com Tax free shopping in Sweden – for non- EU students ;) As a student or a traveller residing outside the EU, you are entitled to recover the sales tax on your purchases when taking them home. There are more than 240,000 stores around the world where Tax… Adina had uncovered some useful information for you non-European avid shoppers! Shopping in Sweden can easily be tax free for you! She explains how in the link
"27.07.2016 16:34:08" Timeline Photos The rainbow flag flies on Karolinska campus in honor of Pride week ❤❤
Karolinska Institutet will take part in the Pride Parade this saturday
"27.07.2016 10:47:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com The exploring continues-day trip to Uppsala If you are the exploring kind living in Stockholm and find a little time on your hands, you are bound to find yourself itching to go beyond the Scandinavian capital. You can go to Kiruna in the win… This summer, Sarah is exploring all of Stockholm and beyond. Her latest visit was to Uppsala - an enchanting town home to Uppsala University as well as the tallest cathedral in Scandinavia. Not bad right?! Read more about it in the post below.
"21.07.2016 16:14:21" ki.se Become a digital ambassador and get paid to write blogs and post on Facebook or Instagram We need new digital ambassadors from our Global Bachelor's and Master's programmes. It's extra cash, fun and helping others in one beautiful package! What's not to like? Hello to all students coming/returning to KI this fall 2016!!! :D :D :D
If you are reading this - then I expect you may have come across some of our digital ambassadors' blog posts/ videos or even instagram photos or periscope streaming.
"20.07.2016 15:04:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com TO THE EARTH WE RETURN Ever felt moved by the sheer beauty of nature? I recently had a chance to spend some time in the heart of a forest. Far away from the noise of painful macabre daily news, in the forest cemetery in … A walk through Skogskyrkogården, can be an awe-filling and quieting experience. Let Sarah tell you of her walk through the UNESCO heritage site.
"18.07.2016 07:53:15" For those of you still looking for housing/waiting to hear about it : here is a selection of blog posts which hopefully can be useful to you!
Remember: something will work out! Plans B or C can lead to some pleasant surprises!
"11.07.2016 08:47:02" Sweden.se 53.1% of Sweden is forest. If you're into nature, hiking or...you know....oxygen There are a number of forests and national parks surrounding Stockholm which make for perfect weekend excursions
"05.07.2016 07:24:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com My first Swedish Midsummer: how I lived to tell the tale As the summer approaches, a sentence you will have heard over and over again is “you MUST stay in Sweden for midsummer because NO ONE celebrates midsummer quite like a Swede!” I confirmed this last… In Sweden, Midsummer is the second biggest and beloved celebration of the year after Christmas! It is the day in which 'all Swedes turn into pagan, nature-worshiping hedonists' according to Olivia. Read all about her first Swedish midsummer and how she
"03.07.2016 16:37:17" studentblogski.wordpress.com 10 amazing things that I have done while living in Stockholm Almost two years have passed since I moved to Stockholm for my biomedicine bachelor studies. It has been a huge step forward for me and an amazing experience. I've met many amazing people, le… Anna has experienced a lot of amazing things since moving to Sweden. Too many for one post. So here are 10 of the most memorable ones. :D
"02.07.2016 08:21:37" studentblogski.wordpress.com Things to do once you have graduated The time since I graduated is coming close to a month and I sit here wondering if there are some things that I should do before I get involved in something like a job. So here is a list of random t… You've graduated from KI. Now what?
Here are 10 things you can do according to Sarah.
"01.07.2016 18:10:53" www.indiegogo.com iGEM Stockholm 2016 Genetically engineered spider web for healing chronic wounds | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today! iGEM is a large international student synthetic biology competition. Last year, students from KI competed for the first time last year and came home from Boston with a gold medal!
This year's team, made up of students from KI, KTH and Konstfack, are once
"01.07.2016 15:30:23" www.indiegogo.com iGEM Stockholm 2016 Genetically engineered spider web for healing chronic wounds | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today! iGEM is a large international student synthetic biology competition. Last year, students from KI competed for the first time last year and came home from Boston with a gold medal!
This year's team, made up of students from KI, KTH and Konstfack, are once
"01.07.2016 13:51:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com How I got my SSSB accommodation – and how you can do it too! They say that SSSB (the Stockholm Student Housing) is the safest and the best way to get your accommodation. Now I have my own SSSB experience to share and lots of tips to give you! 1: Start stand… How can you successfully get student housing with SSSB ?? Anna gives you the steps you need to follow and her own success story.
"30.06.2016 13:10:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com Gröna Lund with the Digital Ambassadors! Gröna Lund: an amusement park at the city center of Stockholm… So much fun! And so beautiful location! I would say that this amusement park is a mandatory stop if you go to visit the city for… Get a sneak peak of Stockholm's one and only amusement park : Gröna Lund ! In summer it is also the location for many outdoor concerts. Check out Laura's video !
"29.06.2016 17:10:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Gröna Lund with the Digital Ambassadors! Gröna Lund: an amusement park at the city center of Stockholm… So much fun! And so beautiful location! I would say that this amusement park is a mandatory stop if you go to visit the city for… Get a sneak peak of what Gröna Lund looks like - Stockholm's one and only amusement park!!! It is also the location of many concerts during the summer
"28.06.2016 14:26:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com It has grown awfully quiet now Over the past 10 months I had grown used to having a certain group of people around me. People from all over the world. Different backgrounds. Various experiences. I learnt so much from them all. O… The global health masters: A year of intense, exhausting but worthwhile work and the forging of international friendships along the way!
"26.06.2016 16:31:10" studentblogski.wordpress.com Experiencing the Swedish national day When you are still in your first year in a new place, you are still in a space where everything excites you, even the national day. I do not remember celebrating my home country's national day with… Sarah tells us all about her first Swedish national day - the 6th of June. It involved lots of blue, yellow and uniforms!
"24.06.2016 15:24:25" youtu.be Swedish Midsummer for Dummies Swedish Midsummer -- a holiday devoted to eating, drinking, dancing and assorted pagan rituals. This is a guide to making the most of it. In Sweden the Midsu... Glad Midsommar!!!!
No one celebrates midsummer day quite like the Swedes!!Stockholm is empty as Swedes flock to the countryside for food, drink, games and some sauna sessions in between!
If you want to find out more about midsummer day and how it
"23.06.2016 19:38:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com Happy Graduation! Since the time we step into a school, college or university, the ultimate goal in our subconscious minds is one day. That one day that we hope would arrive soon. Graduation day. I remember walking … On the 6th of June our digital ambassador Sarah graduated from KI with a master's degree in Global Health Sciences. She tells us all about her big day!
"21.06.2016 19:34:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Your academic baby: the thesis I am done with my thesis. This should be a liberating thought. However, my thesis deadline happened to be the last hurdle before my entry into the professional world. Therefore it is liberating i… A few (or actually many!) words of advice on the process of choosing, working on and writing your biomedicine thesis from someone who's recently been through it, our graduated ambassor Olivia.
"20.06.2016 14:45:49" youtube.com Graduation Master's 2016 Karolinska Institutet Graduation Ceremony, Global Master's Programmes, June 2016 in Aula Medica. Video by Laura Barceló Bartrolí and Leire Fernandez Rollan On the 2nd of June, all of our lovely final year Global Masters Programme students graduated!!!
A ceremony was held at the Aula Medica with the students and their loved ones (including the progamme directors of course!)
A celebration but also a
"17.06.2016 18:16:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com 4 huge contruction projects making KI more hi-tec and well-connected A lot of construction work is going on around KI campus in Solna, including a new state-of-the-art hospital. Let me tell you a little about what all those construction cranes are doing and how KI C… Learn more about all the exciting construction projects going on within and nearby Solna KI campus. It will be a completely changed place soon enough!!!
"16.06.2016 13:33:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com Exploring the artsy Stockholm Underground A thing that I enjoy about Stockholm – the public transport. Some metro stations have amusing designs! Plus, the services are reliable and it's easy to get around Stockholm. I present t… Check out a few of Stockholm's artsy subway stops with Anna!
"15.06.2016 14:44:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI or not KI? Shadowing at KI might help you out with this choice Karolinska Institutet (KI) is the leading university in Sweden, one of the largest medical universities in Europe, and a fantastic place to study any medical discipline. It has long-standing tradit… If you want to find out more about KI and happen to be in Sweden - you can always follow one of our digital ambassadors around campus.
Adina gives you the info on how shadowing works at our school and how it may help you make the right decision!
"14.06.2016 17:32:50" www.ef.se EF English Proficiency Index - A comprehensive ranking of countries by English skills The 5th edition of the EF English Proficiency Index ranks a total of 70 countries and territories. According to the EF English Proficiency Index (EF-EPI), Sweden is the European country with the highest proficiency in English (yay us!)....excluding the UK and Northern Ireland of course
This is a relief to most of us moving
"13.06.2016 17:19:52" studentblogski.wordpress.com Thesis defense is serious business but don't sweat it too much Some of you might know that the final project or exam in the Global Health masters program is a 10,000 word thesis. It is the project that is most stressed on from day one. And that is even before … Sarah tells you all about thesis writing and defending in the global health masters program...and why you should'nt be too afraid about it
"08.06.2016 19:55:03" goodcountry.org The Good Country - Overall Rankings The Good Country Index is pretty simple: a measure of what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity It seems Sweden may be the 'goodest' country at the moment according to the Good Country index.
Number 1 is not a bad place to be in the ranking
I wonder if 'fika breaks/day' or 'number of kanelbulle/ inhabitants' were assessment factors!
"08.06.2016 17:47:10" studentblogski.wordpress.com An insight into the Global Swede Award – Interview with 2016 Award Holder from KI One of my latest blogs briefly touched upon the notion of Global Swede Award, and, though, as of now there is a plethora of articles on the topic, I reckoned the firsthand information would serve a… Every year, the Global Swede Award is given to foreign students who have distinguished themselves jn the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Adina got to talk to one of this year's recipient, Hugo Morales, a KI masters student in
"07.06.2016 18:23:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com Holi Festival @ KI 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… A few weeks ago, KI hosted its very own Holi festival with colour fights and water games.
Check out Laura's video of the event. It'll make you feel like you were there (and next year make sure you are!)
"07.06.2016 09:24:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com A job interview experience at Ferring Pharmaceuticals Now it comes the job-seeking season when we are soon graduating. One question I am often asked about the MBE (Master in Bioentrepreneurship) program is about career expectation. What kind of career… Yi tells us all about her job interview experience at Ferring Pharmaceuticals. A little glimpse of life post-KI.
"06.06.2016 16:43:52" Timeline Photos Today is Sweden's national day. The 6th of June symbolizes the anniversary of Gustav Vasa's election and thus the end of Danish rule and the beginning of modern Sweden.
However, this anniversary only became a public holiday in 2005. Better late than never
"06.06.2016 16:30:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Conference on Global Health in Fragile Environments On May 30th 2016 Global Utmaning held a conference on Global Health in Conflict Poverty and Fragility – Achieving the 2030 Agenda at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center. The presenter list i… Adina tells you all about the conference on global health in fragile environments which recently took place in Stockholm
"02.06.2016 07:22:39" www.youtube.com karolinskainstitutet This is the official Karolinska Institutet. Today is the day!! Our very own global masters students are graduating!
Join them on their special day by checking out our live stream of the event on the youtube channel “Karolinska Institutet”
"31.05.2016 13:56:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com Health informatics: Prospective and Current research areas 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 … Manjula gives us the 101 on health informatics and the current research topics in this field!
"30.05.2016 08:49:37" studentblogski.wordpress.com I get it now.. Ever since I came to Sweden, I have constantly been asked the question, 'How do you like it here?' I love my country, but I am not a big fan of the summers in Lahore. Having experienced drenching s… Summer has come, and all of a sudden, Sarah understands the Swedes better.
"28.05.2016 14:05:13" studentblogski.wordpress.com Broadening horizons As our last course came to an end in February, I looked forward to not only working on my thesis but also my internship at Save the Children. A name in child protection rights especially, my desire… Sarah tells us all about her internship at the Save the Children and what this experience there taught her.
"28.05.2016 08:24:15" Timeline Photos KI library (KIB) really understands its students' priorities We all fear that low battery signal.
"25.05.2016 13:53:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com How to write a business-oriented master thesis (1) It's been a long time since my last post. During the past two months, I was writing my first thesis with a business research method, which may vary a lot from other master's programs. A… Yi tells you all about one of the bigger challenges in pursuing the bioentrepreneurship master programme: transitioning from scientific to more business-oriented writing.
"25.05.2016 08:00:52" Timeline Photos This city bike station was recently installed on campus across from the KI library (there is also one by SciLife)! This and the sheer amount of bike lanes in the city really make Stockholm a bike haven (and therefore....a pedestrian nightmare ).
"24.05.2016 17:07:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com How good are lectures at KI? So, I was flicking through the library stacks at Karolinska Huddinge Library the other day, when I inadvertently stumbled upon the following piece of work: Then I decided that the paragraph on what… Adina attempts to answer the ultimate question many of you may be asking themselves.....how good are lectures at KI?
"23.05.2016 10:52:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com Global Swede Award 2016 Each year the Government Offices of Sweden honour 20+ foreign students studying at higher education institutions in Sweden who have distinguished themselves in areas related to innovation and entre… In her latest blog post, Adina tells you all about the Global Swede Awards which each year honors foreign students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship.
And congratulations to our very own KI student Hugo Ivan
"22.05.2016 17:48:04" Manideep Yesterday we celebrated the Holi festival on KI campus.
Colours were thrown, water games were played and delicious barbecue food was eaten.
A wonderful event organized by neuroscience PhD student Manideep Gupta and his friends (and the help of Global
"22.05.2016 08:00:01" Timeline Photos Say hi to Jason Zhou, one of the digital ambassadors for the Chinese student blogs!
Jason used to study pharmacology in China and is now pursuing the master's degree in Toxicology here at KI.
Why did you pick Sweden?
It is a peaceful country and
"13.05.2016 15:30:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let's go running in Djurgården! Totally worth it! If you ever come to Stockholm, you have to go for a walk/take your bikes/go running/whatever form of movement you like in Djurgården! The last 2 weeks we've had an awesome w… It's has been gloriously sunny these past weeks in Stockholm. What better way to enjoy it (whilst it lasts!) then going for a run in Djurgården. Laura shows you the not so hidden treasures of this Stockholm island.
"10.05.2016 17:28:40" Timeline Photos It's officially summer on KI campus, the flowers have bloomed and it smells beautiful!
Fingers crossed the snow doesn't come back with a vengeance!
"10.05.2016 13:46:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com Cycling in Stockholm Cycling in the city is not really my thing. Well, having spent most of my adult life so far in a megacity of 12 million people and poorly planned roads with little space for pedestrians much less f… In Stockholm - cycling is not a mode of transportation, it's a lifestyle!
James tells you why Stockholm is the perfect city for experienced and new cyclists alike!
"09.05.2016 08:57:33" studentblogski.wordpress.com Ascension Day in Sweden Ascension day is the 40th day of Easter that commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday. This holiday celebrated in several European countries and a… Adina tells you all about Ascension weekend in sunny Sweden
"09.05.2016 07:00:41" Timeline Photos It's been a while but here is a new digital ambassador profile!
Our ambassador Befikadu is from Ethiopia where he studied a bachelor of Pharmacy as well as a master degree of Pharmacoepidemiology and Social Pharmacy. He is currently studying the masters
"02.05.2016 14:00:51" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Did you know that the KI has its own student-run magazine? Medicor.
An opportunity for any student to get creative through writing, photography, drawing or layout! And good practice for anyone considering scientific journalism as a career!
"02.05.2016 10:00:17" studentblogski.wordpress.com Cherry blossom in Kungsträdgården 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 (… Every year, the beauty of the cherry blossom trees that flower in April/May attracts tourists and Stockholmers alike to Kungsträdgården (King's garden) near the city centre. Experience this through Kaura's newest video!
"02.05.2016 07:00:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com Inside the HEPM track course schedule The universal question that piques every newly admitted student is “How does the Programme schedule look like?”. So, let's pull back the curtain on this mystery, shall we? In gene… Want to know what the masters in public health schedule will look like? Adina is here with the information in her new blog post!
"01.05.2016 12:56:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com Your thesis will drive you mad! You start attending your classes thinking the time when you would be working on your thesis is far. WRONG! It will hit you before you know it. It will be tiring, confusing and sometimes frustrating… Here are a few wise words of advice from Sarah about picking a thesis topic you love.
"29.04.2016 06:59:41" periscope.tv Karolinska Institutet on Periscope The latest broadcasts from Karolinska Institutet (@karolinskainstitutet) on Periscope. Karolinska Institutet (KI) – a medical university in Sweden. Our vision is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health. Want to see what a lab at Karolinska Institutet looks like?
In exactly four hours ( at 13:00 CEST) Jessica De Loma Olson will show you around her lab accompanied by Leire Fernandez Rollan and Alex Browne. Jessica is currently working on her master's
"28.04.2016 16:36:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com A few more words about accommodation I perfectly understand that, right now, you may worry about your accommodation in Stockholm. You were probably told that it is very difficult and you should start searching for an apartment months … Got accepted into KI? Worried about finding accommodation? Take a deep breath and read this blog post. Radek will tell you what you need to know and what you need to do to find a place to live !!
"28.04.2016 12:24:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Valborg – the time for rafts, strawberries, champagne and more! The 30th of April is approaching and this means that it will be Valborg! It is the Swedish celebration of the forthcoming spring and ways of spending this day differs between families and students.… This saturday is an important day for the Swedes: it's Valborg!! Find out all about this yearly tradition, its origins and why Uppsala is the place to be on the 30th of
"28.04.2016 07:00:01" Timeline Photos The second round of admissions results are out! Congratulations
to all of you who will be joining us next semester!
Tag yourself where you are in the world right now and find out who else in your country is preparing for the big move to Stockholm! :D
"26.04.2016 12:53:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Glory of the Sunken Ship Stockholm has a lot to offer-a good blend of city life and nature, constantly unpredictable weather, the world's longest art gallery and lots of museums. And you should experience all of these. One… Sarah tells you all about her trip to the most visited museum in Scandinavia: the Vasa museum. So much more than a sunken old ship!!
"26.04.2016 07:25:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com 3 Things to know about Biomedicine What the heck is biomedicine? Don't worry – it confuses many at first! Keep reading and you will soon find out what the biomedicine is. 1. Biomedicine is a science Biomedicine is a bran… So....what the heck is biomedicine?! Are you confused as well? Does it make you a doctor? Does it make you a biologist? Will you turn into Dexter? (The scientist not the killer)? Anna is here to tell you the three main things you should know about her
"25.04.2016 18:46:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com As the winter fades When I first came to Stockholm I was told tales of the long and hard winters of Sweden. I cannot count the number of times people said, “The winter is coming!”, and for good reason, as I later disc… Is winter finally over? According to the weather - maybe not. According to the short-wearing bike-mounting Swedes - definitely. Sarah is here to report!
"25.04.2016 07:03:14" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post We are well into the spring semester at KI and the second year toxicology master students are working hard in the various labs they choose for their thesis project.
In the toxicology program, you can do a 30 or 45-credit project. The 45-credit starts in
"24.04.2016 19:17:16" studentblogski.wordpress.com Kulturnatt Stockholm 2016 – Stockholm Culture Night 2016 Stockholm Culture Night is an annual event, which gives visitors an opportunity to embrace Stockholm vibrant cultural essence by hosting a myriad of cultural activities around the city. Stockholm C… It was culture night last night in Stockholm! Not only did this mean free entry to lots of museum and usually private buildings but also cultural events and tours across the city - from ballet performances to organ concerts. Adina is here to report her
"22.04.2016 14:12:34" studentblogski.wordpress.com MSc in Public Health Sciences (HEPM). Course reading: how to get hold of course books and do I... Course literature in every BSc or MSc Programme is a core aid that helps you further grasp the lecture material. It is also your first foray, if you were absent from or daydreaming during the lectu… For those prospective masters in public health science, Adina is here to let you know how and when to get the course books! It may also apply to all you other prospective students out there!
"20.04.2016 17:07:34" KI Campus tour Check out our latest periscope video! Let ambassadors Alex, Jessica and Olivia guide you through the common hangout areas in KI, including the cafeteria, study houses and a random swinging chair.
We will be having more periscope campus tours and Q&A
"20.04.2016 08:00:00" periscope.tv Karolinska Institutet on Periscope The latest broadcasts from Karolinska Institutet (@karolinskainstitutet) on Periscope. Karolinska Institutet (KI) – a medical university in Sweden. Our vision is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health. Join us on Periscope in 3 hours, 13:00 CEST! Hang out with Alex Browne from Global Health, Olivia Miossec from Biomedicine and Jessica De Loma Olson from Toxicology as they show you around campus and answer any questions you might have about studying at
"18.04.2016 18:58:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com Cooking@KI – Persian dinner! 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… Cooking@KI is a great initiative in which students from KI cook (and eat!) dinner from a certain country together! Last time it was Italian food, this time Persian! Food is the best way to celebrate the internationality of our school.
Check out this video
"17.04.2016 09:43:21" m.youtube.com Newly admitted KI student? Watch this! Congratulations to all the admitted students starting fall 2016 at Karolinska Institutet! Watch this video to get answers on the most frequent questions when... Watch this video made by our very own Tina where digital ambassadors answer questions about accomodation, scholarships, working opportunities, health insurance and much much more!
"16.04.2016 08:53:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com CoffeeHour@KI #Mingle#Fun#FreeFood#Välkommen! Every Thursday KI holds a Coffee Hour event, which is a great opportunity to mingle with friends and classmates, introduce yourself to new people, have free snacks and simply spend an hour from 16.… Every thursday at 4pm, KI holds a Coffee Hour event. Free food and lots of student mingling! Find out more here!
"15.04.2016 13:20:24" About KI Scholarships ... As we have said earlier, we were hoping to answer all applicants of the KI Scholarship today, but unfortunately, we can't. Our colleagues handling this need just a little more time.
So, if you have applied for a KI scholarship,
"14.04.2016 12:38:25" Campus tour with Alex, Laura and Jessica Check out today's campus library tour via Periscope with ambassadors Alex, Laura and Jessica.
Hope those that watched live enjoyed the ride. Remember that you can ask questions via the app and the ambassadors can then answer in real time.
"14.04.2016 10:00:01" periscope.tv Karolinska Institutet on Periscope The latest broadcasts from Karolinska Institutet (@karolinskainstitutet) on Periscope. Science news from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet (KI). Through research and education, we contribute to improving human health. Remember to join our first campus tour on Periscope!
In exactly on hour, we go live and show you around a place where you might spend a whole lot of time in the future - the University Library. (Thursday 14th April 2016 1300 CEST)
"13.04.2016 07:00:01" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post We are well into the spring semester at KI and the second year master students are working hard in the various labs they choose for their thesis project.
We asked a few of them to share their experience of working in the lab with you, so you can get an
"12.04.2016 09:34:44" eng.si.se Swedish Institute scholarship recipients 2016/2017 After a competitive selection round, the recipients of Swedish Institute scholarships for master's studies in academic year 2016/2017 have now been determined. Congratulations to all recipients! Great news!! Karolinska Institutet has received 22 Swedish Institute Scholarships!!! Here is a list of all the recipients as well as information on to what to do next.
Congratulations to all the recipients!!
"11.04.2016 15:15:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Periscope @ Karolinska Institutet The time has come to launch Periscope @ KI! This is it!! The first live stream of Periscope@KI will be on thursday 14th April at 13.00 CEST.
Get ready for a live KI library campus tour with our digital ambassadors Laura and Jessica!
Read more about our periscope project it in this post by Alex.
"08.04.2016 09:41:17" Sweden.se Sweden is the 1st country with its own digits. A random Swede will pick up if you dial +46 771 SWEDEN.
What are you waiting for? – Call The Swedish Number! #ThisIsSweden Sweden is now the first country in the world to have its own phone number. Dial the digits and talk to a random Swede anywhere in Sweden.
+46 771 793 336
Ask them about life there: meatballs, feminism, dark winters...
And maybe avoid topics like IKEA.
"07.04.2016 14:45:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedification: an inevitability 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: Almost an entire year has passed since then: a whole year of cinna… After living a while in Stockholm, you will find some of your behaviour will become 'swedified'! Olivia tells us about the different ways in which Sweden has changed her. Hint: It involves money, fika and gender equality :D
"06.04.2016 12:51:11" Timeline Photos Congratulations again to all of you who have been admitted to Karolinska Institutet (English) next semester!!!
Remember to read our digital ambassadors' blogs here https://studentblogski.wordpress.com
They were just like you (prospective students) not so
"06.04.2016 11:35:49" studentblogski.wordpress.com 6 ideas for how to earn money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish When you move to Sweden, where salaries are high and taxes are high, you should expect prices to be high as well. It might get very difficult to survive in pricey Stockholm, but you can always look… We know a lot of you out here are worried about the high living costs in Stockholm!! Fear not - there are ways to earn money in Stockholm without speaking the language. Leire is here with some
"05.04.2016 10:51:03" www.thestudyabroadportal.com Study in Karolinska Institutet Congratulations on your admission to Karolinska Institutet! Moving to another country to study is a big step to take and we want to welcome you to this webinar to help you on your way. Meet students and staff from Karolinska Institutet who will provide REMINDER: We are live in ten minutes with our pre-departure webinar to admitted students were we will answer any questions you might have about studying at Karolinska Institutet. Come join us:
"03.04.2016 15:00:02" Timeline Photos Here is one of our veteran ambassadors, Alicia! She is currently in her second year of public health sciences (epidemiology track), after completing a bachelor in the same subject in her home country of Indonesia.
Her thesis project is one use of
"02.04.2016 07:00:00" ki.se Master's Programme in Molecular techniques in Life Science The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life Are you interested in our programme Molecular Techniques in Life Science, or do you know somebody who is? Someone who for some reason missed the window to apply this year? Then we have wonderful news for you!
Quite extraordinarily, the programme opens up
"01.04.2016 19:21:26" Timeline Photos Even Bill Gates is tweeting about our MOOC course!
Check all of it here!!!
"01.04.2016 15:52:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com We Tested Weird Easter Traditions You Can Do At Home Being a student in an international environment allows you to travel the world – at least in a metaphorical sense. During the Easter weekend some friends and I, each from a different country,… Jessica tested fun easter traditions from all around the world last weekend....one of the many perks of having an international group of friends!
"31.03.2016 19:33:35" ki.se MOOC Massive Open Online Courses Karolinska Institutet was the first Swedish University to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) and continues to develop it’s open education initiative through the KI MOOC Lab Did you know that Karolinska Institutet was the first Swedish university to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
Check out the MOOC courses KI proposes - see what you can learn from wherever you are in the world :D
"30.03.2016 17:52:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Insights into the Graduate Degree Project A degree project is the last course that you have to complete before graduation. The good thing about those projects at Karolinska Institutet is that you don’t have to engage in any other cou… Currently working on his thesis project himself, Radek gives you some insight into what a thesis project looks like, how you can find a good one and all that you can expect from it (or all that it will expect from you
"30.03.2016 13:03:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Art and History of the Swedish Metro: The Blue Line I am somewhat of an admirer of arts. That is why when I was still in Lahore I was thrilled to be moving to a place which was home to the longest art gallery in the world. This coupled with a modest… Take a guided tour of the Swedish metro -destination: the deep deep deep 'blue line'!
"30.03.2016 08:09:42" ki.se Planning your arrival We wish you a safe journey to Stockholm and Karolinska Institutet! Yesterday was the first round of admissions results for universities in Sweden! Congratulations for those of you newly admitted to Karolinska Institutet.
Here are some steps you can take before coming to Sweden. It's never too early to start planning
"28.03.2016 12:33:17" studentblogski.wordpress.com What to expect when dating Swedish men? So, how is dating up there in Sweden? Every time I talk to people back home in Spain about the wonders of Sweden and how great is living and studying here, that’s their first question. Important th… Hot topic of the day: Swedish men and how to date them. Leire and her group of 'researchers' are here to crack the code for you.
"28.03.2016 07:30:12" Timeline Photos This is Tina, our very own vlogger originating from...Sweden (you might have heard of the place)!! She is currently in her second year of the bachelor's programme in Biomedicine.
What is your favourite place in Stockholm?
Hornsbergs Strand!! It is the
"27.03.2016 13:50:59" studentblogski.wordpress.com Chasing the Air Balloon – from City Hall to Bromma Some days come with surprises. In this blog post I’ll write about an amazing day which started with the Stockholm City Hall Reception for the new international students and ended up, inadvert… The story of how a 'casual' visit to Stockholm city hall turned into an air balloon chase, as told by our digital ambassador Anna. Our city is truly always full of surprises :D
"27.03.2016 09:18:59" Timeline Photos Glad påsk! Happy easter everyone!
In Sweden, forget small chocolate eggs! You get a large egg filled with candy: marshmallows, jelly beans and chocolates ( you can't see the marshmallows cause I ate them all! ;) )
"24.03.2016 07:58:29" Testing Periscope out! Exciting news!!! Teleportation to KI campus is now possible!
Have you heard of Periscope? It is a live video streaming smartphone app. In an excitingly near future, our digital ambassadors will be live-streaming campus tours, fun KI events or
"22.03.2016 16:54:31" studentblogski.wordpress.com 50 shades of white: adventures in Lapland “This is your captain here. If you look outside of your window, it is highly likely that you will catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights” – was announced over the intercom as I was on my way to the… Wanna see the Northern Lights? Wanna dog sled across a frozen lake? Wanna drink from hollowed ice or stand upon (or sink in) meters of snow?!
Well then, head for the North! Just as Olivia did.
"22.03.2016 15:20:00" timeshighereducation.com Best universities in Europe 2016: Where can you get value for money? See the top 20 of the best universities in Europe ranking for 2016 and compare tuition fees across the different countries. We were mentioned in the Time Higher Education as a good example of great value for money, with a quote from one of our students :D
Here is a direct quote (if you did not feel like reading the whole article)
'The most expensive degrees in Europe are
"22.03.2016 08:27:17" studentblogski.wordpress.com A Swedish affair of art and politics After endless debates, extensive calculations, several headaches and occasional hysterical attacks, Swedish authorities finally decided to abolish entry fees for most of the country museums. Worth … Great news! Most museums in Stockholm are now free! So follow Radek's lead and go discover the unusual treasures they have to offer.
"19.03.2016 14:54:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com How your knowledge is assessed at Karolinska Institutet How do you define how much and how well you have learnt during the course? It can be through the scientific papers that you can now critically analyse and fully understand, i.e like after having ta… Adina lets you know the variety of ways in which your knowledge will be assessed at Karolinska Institute.
This is valuable information, especially for those looking to pursue a masters in Public Health Sciences (though a lot of it applies for other
"19.03.2016 12:03:26" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Housing – Lidingö 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 Insti… Wanna see what the KI housing dorms look like?
Our ambassador Laura gives you a virtual tour of the Larsbergs studios.
Also check out her video of the Vårberg dorms here
"18.03.2016 11:11:33" Timeline Photos Look out for #KIFreeFood on instagram @KIStudents
On your first day at KI - you will be offered a free lunch wrap - kyckling, vegetarisk, lax....
So will begin your free food saga at Karolinska Institute.
Many culinary adventures await.
"16.03.2016 17:42:47" Timeline Photos This is Manjula our wonderful ambassador for the masters in Health Informatics. She did her bachelors in computer science engineering in India, her home country. Her husband did his doctorate in Sweden (KTH) and through him she learned about KI. And
"15.03.2016 13:27:11" Timeline Photos The Karolinska Institutet Career Service are here to help students plan their next career move.
This includes hosting seminars and workshops throughout the year.
Today's lunch seminar was hosted by Tina Persson, PhD, specialist in Talent Attraction and
"14.03.2016 14:01:31" studentblogski.wordpress.com A taste of the world in Stockholm Stockholm is a magnificent multicultural city that flawlessly synthesizes different cultures from all around world. The variety of international food here is not an exception – you can find p… Wanna discover how multicultural Stockholm is? Are you hungry?? Adina is here to help.
"10.03.2016 12:59:35" www.timeshighereducation.com Best universities in Europe 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 universities in Europe The Times Higher Education World University Rankings came out today!
Whilst numbers are, of course, not everything - we are pretty proud to have ranked as the 9th best school in Europe for 2015-2016.
The ranking criteria includes 'teaching, research,
"10.03.2016 07:28:59" Karolinska Institutet (English) The IgNobel Prize – science at its most peculiar, comical and absurd!
The winners of the IgNobel Prize are on a tour of Scandinavia, and will be coming to Sweden and Karolinska Institutet to talk about research that is everything but conventional in It seems KI doesn't only host nobel prize winners, IgNobel prize winners are also warmly invited to come grace our lecture halls. We like our science serious, but we don't mind comical as well.
What is the point of the IgNobel? To "honor achievements
"09.03.2016 19:24:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com On the origins of the last big hurdle to graduation – The Thesis The thesis also induces a lot of discomfort, self-doubt, songs of despair, breaks from reality and, for many, a surprising self-discovery of the capacity of the human spirit to “read” and endure ab… Do you know what the origins of the thesis - that dreaded academic milestone - are?
James took a break from his own thesis writing to find out for you.
Join in on the procrastination! - Read this blog post.
"08.03.2016 16:57:25" Timeline Photos Say hello to Radek second year master's student in toxicology. He did his bachelor's degree in biotechnology.
He has been a digital ambassador for more than a year now so I am sure you have read many of his blogs already! You may also recognize him as
"08.03.2016 14:17:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com Part 4 – how to work out whether snus is bad for your health. So far in this series on snus (my Master’s thesis topic) we’ve covered what snus is, the history behind it and some of its health effects using the scientific evidence available. But how do scienti… What does a master thesis in epidemiology look like? Is snus bad for you? How can you find out?
Installement 4 of Alex's enlightening snus series may have the answer to these seemingly unrelated questions.
"07.03.2016 16:00:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com New gym on KI Campus Huddinge YESSSS! “Alfred Nobels allé 23”, this is where you have to go if you wanna leave all the stress behind sweating until dehydrated, burn these extra calories from the last kanelbullar, st… Have you been to the brand new gym on Huddinge campus yet? It's free for all students and staff - what are you waiting for?! Laura shows you what you are missing out on in her new video
"04.03.2016 15:00:45" youtube.com What is a typical week for a KI student? Ever wonder what a typical week at KI looks like?!!!
Ask no more. Just watch this wonderful video by our ambassador Tina.
"03.03.2016 20:17:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com Scholarships and Jobs in Stockholm Enjoy some Swedish music while reading on what I know about scholarships and job opportunities for English speakers in Stockholm. Scholarships Every Swedish student gets a CSN scholarship/loan from… Looking for a job in Stockholm but speak no Swedish. No fear - Anna is here with some experience and advice. And information on scholarships as well!
"03.03.2016 11:45:53" Timeline Photos Our most recent addition to the team: Anna from Latvia.
Anna is currently in her second year of the bachelor's programme in Biomedicine.
So....why KI? Why not anywhere else in Europe?
What she wanted was a programme which combined both her biological
"02.03.2016 18:30:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Living Costs in Stockholm From my experience the approximate living costs presented at KI website are pretty accurate. However, I have some comments on this sensible and important aspect of being a student in Stockholm. Foo… 'Remember that the freezer is your friend'. Wise words from our digital ambassador Anna who tells us about how much life in Stockholm really costs...and a few tips on how to survive it.
"29.02.2016 18:36:31" studentblogski.wordpress.com Get very busy with “value&fun-added” activities while at KI As a student at KI, regardless of whether you are a BSc or an MSc, you will most probably devote a significant amount of your time to the Programme: lectures, article reading, seminar preparation, … KI is not just about studying!!!
Adina lets you know about the fun and wholly unacademic activities you can find both within and outside of campus
"29.02.2016 13:02:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Chinese New Year Hi Stockholm! After three weeks of sunshine, I was welcomed with wind and snow. Luckily this year, as I was able to save a three-week holiday for Chinese New Year (CNY) during the thesis-writing st... February 7th was a special day in China this year: Chinese New Year! Yi is here to tell you all about how she celebrated!
"28.02.2016 19:10:46" studentblogski.wordpress.com A tour around Campus Huddinge! Do you want to see how are the Karolinska Institutet facilities from the inside? Are you curious about how’s the restaurant, the library, the classrooms… or the KI gym? In this video I … Ever been to Huddinge campus?! Transport yourself there by watching this video by our digital ambassador Laura
"28.02.2016 09:00:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com Can Stockholm give you Stockholm syndrome? Stockholm, 23rd of August 1973 – Kreditbanken became the scene of one of the most famous robberies of all times. It was the origin of a psychological phenomenon known worldwide. Who hasn’t heard ab… Do you know the origin of the term Stockholm syndrome? Hint: Karolinska Institute is involved. Find out more in this blog post by Jessica.
"26.02.2016 15:17:44" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Karolinska Institute.....crane utopia!!
Sometimes it seems campus is just one big construction site! (luckily only sometimes)
Soon enough - we will have a new hospital, a new research building (biomedicum), more parking spaces AND a new subway line
"24.02.2016 15:27:36" studentblogski.wordpress.com Basic epidemiology and statistics 1 -reflection on the course Those of you who are petrified by statistics and maths (3 out of 4 people, statistically speaking ;)) - Good News! - you will survive! Even if you have no prior knowledge in SPPS and statistics, yo... Interested in a public health masters? Adina tells you about the basic epidemiology and statistics course within that programme. Turns out statistics aren't so scary after all.
"24.02.2016 07:30:01" Timeline Photos Time for a digital ambassador profile!
Originating from Northern Spain, Leire is currently pursuing her master’s degree in public health, in the epidemiology track, at KI. She has a background in biochemistry which she studied in Navarra.
How did she
"23.02.2016 20:18:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com Mozart requiem: the "classical" perks of being a student in Sweden No matter how almost wholly alien classical music might seem to you, the perfection that you are able to witness and feel while it is being played, will definitely give you the chills. The performa... Being a student in a city means enjoying culture at a discount price - including classical music concerts! Adina tells us about the Mozart Requiem she attended last week.
"18.02.2016 11:08:16" studentblogski.wordpress.com Are you getting enough vitamin D? A lesson in how to survive the Nordic winter Have you ever heard of “D-deficiency”? It is short for vitamin D deficiency – or I prefer to call it: dark deficiency. I never heard of D-deficiency before coming to Sweden. Where I grew up (southe... Do you feel tired? Get many headaches?
Manjula tells you about her own experience of 'D deficiency' and how you can!
"17.02.2016 07:30:09" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Deliciously fun italian-themed evening hosted by the Cooking@KI team Karen Schriever and Hanna Winter, members of the International Committee here at KI.
A great night for students to cook and eat together.....with some dancing and singing in between.
"16.02.2016 10:38:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com New study space in Huddinge Have a look at the brand new learning environment at Campus Huddinge! "The City" was opened last January 27th and is a 1000 square meters space where KI students can spend some time studying, mingl... Hello everyone!! As promised a video from our lovely vlogger Laura.
It will give you a glimpse of the vast new learning environment at Huddinge, 'The City'.
You'll feel as if you were there ;) (though for studying purposes you may want to actually just
"15.02.2016 16:25:15" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post On January 27th - an all new learning environment opened on Huddinge campus.
Modelled after the backstreets of Melbourne, 'home to the artists and inventive souls", 'The City' offers 1000 square meters of study/group work/chatting space with cheerfu
"14.02.2016 11:39:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com It's all Swedish to me 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 ... How can it be that, after more than a year in Sweden, I still don't speak the language?!
Living in a bilingual country has its downsides.
"11.02.2016 16:53:06" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post The biggest career event of the year at KI!
The CHaSE career fair!
Workshops! Presentations! Exhibitions!
A perfect environment for a little match-making between students (bachelor/master/PhD) and life science companies.
Hopefully making the fut
"09.02.2016 14:59:15" Timeline Photos Today is Fettisdagen (Fat tuesday). Celebrate by enjoying a semla - a cardamom-spiced wheat bun filled with almond paste and whipped cream (decadent perfection!). Back in the day you could only enjoy these pastries on this very tuesday. Luckily for u
"09.02.2016 14:03:12" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Housing – Vårberg dorms Do you need to find a place to live during your stay at Karolinska Institutet? Are you interested in how are the dorms of KI Housing? Watch this video and you'll see one of the dorms from the insid... Do you need to find a place to live during your stay at Karolinska Institutet? Are you interested in how are the dorms of KI Housing? Watch this video and you'll see one of the dorms from the inside: kitchen, living room, laundry room... and the bedr
"09.02.2016 09:23:58" studentblogski.wordpress.com Accommodation Hunting, Living Costs and Scholarships Accommodation The first year I came to Stockholm I moved 6 times! 4 of those times I found the accommodation through people that I (or my family) already knew. None of the times KI helped me. So, y... Accommodation The first year I came to Stockholm I moved 6 times! 4 of those times I found the accommodation through people that I (or my family) already knew. None of the times KI helped me. So, yes, it is tough! The truth is, the exchange students
"08.02.2016 09:58:18" studentblogski.wordpress.com How healthcare in Sweden works – also for international students I recently visited one of the public hospitals near to my home (Älvsjö). I thought it would be a good occasion to share some things about healthcare in Sweden. How much it costs, how it works and s... I recently visited one of the public hospitals near to my home (Älvsjö). I thought it would be a good occasion to share some things about healthcare in Sweden. How much it costs, how it works and so on … Some facts about healthcare and public health
"08.02.2016 07:02:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Campus – Art, Heritage and Future (photo story) KI has two campuses. One in Solna and one in Huddinge. However, most international students are to be found in Solna and they are quite unhappy to hear when a course is held in the more remote Hudd... KI has two campuses. One in Solna and one in Huddinge. However, most international students are to be found in Solna and they are quite unhappy to hear when a course is held in the more remote Huddinge campus. In this post I'll reveal some stories ab
"04.02.2016 20:40:34" Timeline Photos Time for our next digital ambassador profile!
Sarah previously worked as a doctor in Lahore, Pakistan, the city she grew up in.
Her next step? Practicing medicine in the UK. Or that was until she got accepted into the Global Health master's progr
"04.02.2016 15:19:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com Part 3 – is snus healthier than smoking? “With the Royal College of Physicians saying that it [snus] is 1,000 times less harmful than cigarettes, it has been hailed as a healthier alternative for heavy smokers.” This is a quote from an In... “With the Royal College of Physicians saying that it [snus] is 1,000 times less harmful than cigarettes, it has been hailed as a healthier alternative for heavy smokers.” This is a quote from an Independent news article published in 2012. I’m not 100
"01.02.2016 21:05:06" eng.si.se Successful candidates for Swedish Institute Study Scholarships Step 1 After a competitive selection round, the successful candidates of Swedish Institute Study Scholarships Step 1 have now been determined. Hello and good monday (is that possible?) to everyone!
Some news for our prospective students - the Swedish Institute has now determined the successful candidates for step 1 of the SI Study Scholarships!
You can find the complete list of names in t
"31.01.2016 20:15:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com When the flu hits you in Sweden 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 n... 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 someth
"31.01.2016 18:08:49" studentblogski.wordpress.com An ode to glacial winters Something strange came over me a few mornings ago. For the first time in my life, I wished for it to be colder outside. I woke up to the sound of rain washing away the sparkly bright snow from the ... Something strange came over me a few mornings ago. For the first time in my life, I wished for it to be colder outside. I woke up to the sound of rain washing away the sparkly bright snow from the rooftops. It is the saddest sound one can hear at 8am
"31.01.2016 08:02:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com “How’s your thesis?” – An overview from epidemiology track As a second year master’s student, I feel like that question should be put on the list of our ‘frequently asked questions’. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer for that question because the answe... As a second year master’s student, I feel like that question should be put on the list of our ‘frequently asked questions’. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer for that question because the answer might be different from person to person. It might
"30.01.2016 13:50:26" studentblogski.wordpress.com What I learnt in Global Health/What you will learn in Global Health In one of my earlier blogs I commented on what to expect in global health. Now half way through the course and having gone through all the modules, I felt I could give people a better idea of what ... In one of my earlier blogs I commented on what to expect in global health. Now half way through the course and having gone through all the modules, I felt I could give people a better idea of what to expect in this course. As mentioned in my previous
"30.01.2016 13:49:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Accommodation: Pax – the outside view 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 desi... 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.
"30.01.2016 12:56:33" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Accommodation: Jägargatan 20 – the outside view Hej! The outside surroundings of Jägargatan 20 have a construction site and winter touch as its main features at the moment, but it is still a beautiful scenery with the walking lanes, outdoor gym,... Hej! The outside surroundings of Jägargatan 20 have a construction site and winter touch as its main features at the moment, but it is still a beautiful scenery with the walking lanes, outdoor gym, and a magnificent view from outside the windows on t
"29.01.2016 19:53:22" studentblogski.wordpress.com Winter in Sweden When we came here, we were told tales of the harsh Swedish winter. How the temperature falls to -25 and the entire transport system comes to a standstill. How the snow keeps falling for days and th... When we came here, we were told tales of the harsh Swedish winter. How the temperature falls to -25 and the entire transport system comes to a standstill. How the snow keeps falling for days and the water in the lakes freezes over and people skate on
"28.01.2016 11:33:12" Timeline Photos Today is an official flag day in Sweden!! The 28th of January is Konungens namsdag (the King's namesday ). On flag days the Flag of Sweden is hoisted on all public flag poles, buildings.....and even buses!
"28.01.2016 06:38:36" studentblogski.wordpress.com Intro to Anna’s blog Hello dear reader, My name is Anna, I'm a 2nd year biomedicine bachelor student at KI and in my following posts I'll do my best to tell you about: the biomedicine bachelor program, Karolinska Insti... Hello dear reader, My name is Anna, I'm a 2nd year biomedicine bachelor student at KI and in my following posts I'll do my best to tell you about: the biomedicine bachelor program, Karolinska Institute, our student union - MF, being an international
"27.01.2016 17:48:52" Timeline Photos Digital ambassadors workshop. Finding new ways to keep you informed and entertained
"27.01.2016 10:28:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com Language@KI 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... ... 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, learn
"26.01.2016 16:24:13" Timeline Photos And here is another one of our wonderful digital ambassadors!
Adina, from Kazakhstan, has a business management degree from Newcastle University (UK) and is now currently pursuing a masters degree in public health (Economics, Policy and Management
"21.01.2016 09:36:00" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post When KI campus becomes a sunny winter wonderland!!❤️ .....and with -10C temperatures, the snow isn't going anywhere soon ⛄️
"18.01.2016 20:23:18" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post There's no place like campus! With so many hours of the day spent studying (or pretending to) on campus...every student tends to have a favorite spot. What's yours?
"18.01.2016 09:01:40" studentblogski.wordpress.com HEPM or EPI? – That is the Question! I have recently started to be asked myriads of questions in regard to the difference between HEPM and Epi tracks that constitute Master's Programme in Public Health Sciences at KI. So, now I would ... I have recently started to be asked myriads of questions in regard to the difference between HEPM and Epi tracks that constitute Master's Programme in Public Health Sciences at KI. So, now I would like to convey my understanding of the difference in
"16.01.2016 15:54:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com Lucia at Skansen Hej alla! :) After this Christmas break (don't worry, the gym's waiting for you to erase the feelings of guilt after the copious amounts of food I hope you've all ingested!.... now seriously, I hop... Hej alla! :) After this Christmas break (don't worry, the gym's waiting for you to erase the feelings of guilt after the copious amounts of food I hope you've all ingested!.... now seriously, I hope y'all had a great holidays!) it's time to post the
"15.01.2016 13:11:36" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 11] Practical Placement 2 From Jan 14 till Jan 15, the MBE class have our final presentation at KI. It feels like ages since we last met although it was only 10 weeks. After several weeks away from 'student', we are finally... From Jan 14 till Jan 15, the MBE class have our final presentation at KI. It feels like ages since we last met although it was only 10 weeks. After several weeks away from 'student', we are finally back to school ;) The two-day presentation is a comp
"15.01.2016 08:15:18" studentblogski.wordpress.com A trip to Leeds Last week, I was very lucky to receive an invitation for PhD at Leeds Business School, one of the top business school in UK. It was my first time to UK and I was excited to exlopre the British win... Last week, I was very lucky to receive an invitation for PhD at Leeds Business School, one of the top business school in UK. It was my first time to UK and I was excited to exlopre the British winter. Leeds is situated in West Yorkshire, and it is a
"14.01.2016 13:31:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com Part 2 – the history of snus (See Part 1 - What the deuce is snus?) Tobacco was introduced to the European community back in the 14th century after Christopher Columbus’ voyage to Haiti in 1492. The island natives supposedly g... (See Part 1 - What the deuce is snus?) Tobacco was introduced to the European community back in the 14th century after Christopher Columbus’ voyage to Haiti in 1492. The island natives supposedly greeted Columbus with gifts including valuable tobacco
"12.01.2016 11:44:59" Timeline Photos As the new year begins (happy new year everyone!!), our digital ambassador profiles continue!
So we will start with our Alex, our digital ambassador from England. After working two years as a doctor in the UK, he has now embarked on a 1-year master
"10.01.2016 14:34:40" studentblogski.wordpress.com A new year has come… My mind has never agreed with celebrating days. Birthdays, New Year’s Eve. To me, that is what they are, just days. One after the other. Some better than others. All partly ordained by fate, partly... My mind has never agreed with celebrating days. Birthdays, New Year’s Eve. To me, that is what they are, just days. One after the other. Some better than others. All partly ordained by fate, partly manoeuvred by your own actions. So when the New Year
"08.01.2016 16:00:06" ki.se Application and admission Learn more about tuition fees and how you apply for Bachelor's and Master's level programmes as well as freestanding courses at Karolinska Institutet. Soooon! The 15th of January is a special day. The application for the Global Master’s Programmes closes. So if you want to be a student at Karolinska Institutet this year, now is the time to apply. Find all you need to know on our website and get goi
"08.01.2016 14:49:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com New year, new semester One of the best things about studying abroad is going back home. And Christmas time is a wonderful time to do so. Surprising your family and friends and spending a couple of weeks with them, chargi... One of the best things about studying abroad is going back home. And Christmas time is a wonderful time to do so. Surprising your family and friends and spending a couple of weeks with them, charging batteries and eating as much as you can! It’s funn
"31.12.2015 22:32:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com Nobel Week Dialogue – Part 2 What is Intelligence? The morning panel covered this and I found it rather interesting I had never really considered it before. I mean intelligence is more than just knowledge, it is our ability to... What is Intelligence? The morning panel covered this and I found it rather interesting I had never really considered it before. I mean intelligence is more than just knowledge, it is our ability to think and understand, but it is more than that, beca
"31.12.2015 22:23:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com Nobel Week Dialogue – Part 1 The Nobel week is an exciting week at the Karolinska Institute. It is filled with parties, camera crews, lectures, and the entire campus is a buzz. However, outside of campus, there is the Nobel We... The Nobel week is an exciting week at the Karolinska Institute. It is filled with parties, camera crews, lectures, and the entire campus is a buzz. However, outside of campus, there is the Nobel Week Dialogue. The Nobel week Dialogue hosted it's four
"31.12.2015 10:02:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Apps for Academic Writing Currently I am preparing the master thesis proposal, I start to realize the importance of applications useful for academic writing. Last year, I read through Laura's post 5 fantastic apps you’ll wa... Currently I am preparing the master thesis proposal, I start to realize the importance of applications useful for academic writing. Last year, I read through Laura's post 5 fantastic apps you’ll want to use for your master’s thesis, and I tried Zoter
"30.12.2015 11:13:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com Something about Internship In my previous post Internship Experience at ResMed, I shared some brief thoughts about working in a medium-sized company. Now I should keep my promise and share some funny things at ResMed. 1. An... In my previous post Internship Experience at ResMed, I shared some brief thoughts about working in a medium-sized company. Now I should keep my promise and share some funny things at ResMed. 1. An overnight sleep testJust a week after I started work
"28.12.2015 10:01:22" studentblogski.wordpress.com It is as close to Christmas and 2016 as this! – Siquel. When you celebrate Christmas with friends, the best way to organise the gathering, in my opinion, is Potluck - a notion where each guest contributes a dish of food that is to be shared. Not only wi... When you celebrate Christmas with friends, the best way to organise the gathering, in my opinion, is Potluck - a notion where each guest contributes a dish of food that is to be shared. Not only will you be able to taste different types of cuisines,
"28.12.2015 10:01:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com It is as close to Christmas and 2016 as this! Visit the post for more. It is as close to Christmas and 2016 as this!
"27.12.2015 11:23:36" studentblogski.wordpress.com A series on snus – Part 1 So I thought it would be a good idea to write a blog mini-series around the topic of my thesis. Not only is my thesis on something super interesting for everyone to read about, but I also thought i... So I thought it would be a good idea to write a blog mini-series around the topic of my thesis. Not only is my thesis on something super interesting for everyone to read about, but I also thought it would kick-start me into doing some reading in prep
"23.12.2015 17:51:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Who left the dishes… One of the joys of living in a student accommodation on your own is that you are independent to make your own decisions, deal with your problems and have time to yourself to think and reflect. If y... One of the joys of living in a student accommodation on your own is that you are independent to make your own decisions, deal with your problems and have time to yourself to think and reflect. If you live in a nice part of the city, which is almost e