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"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
"23.12.2015 16:41:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Traditions and festivals Traditions and festivals are individual and collective celebrations at the same time. The variations in the celebration of the same event, that is Christmas, in different countries, namely my count... Traditions and festivals are individual and collective celebrations at the same time. The variations in the celebration of the same event, that is Christmas, in different countries, namely my country Pakistan and my current country of residence Swede
"22.12.2015 15:23:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish as a second language Hello everyone, Swedish as a second language is an English translation of a natural successor of the Swedish for immigrants (SFI) course and is officialy called Svenska som andraspråk, also known a... Hello everyone, Swedish as a second language is an English translation of a natural successor of the Swedish for immigrants (SFI) course and is officialy called Svenska som andraspråk, also known as SAS. Have you ever thought about applying for a job
"22.12.2015 07:08:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let it snow… I have never seen snow. Yes that’s right. I have seen 45 degrees in the summer and over 70% humidity during the rainy season in Lahore but never have I seen snow. Although my country does get snow ... I have never seen snow. Yes that’s right. I have seen 45 degrees in the summer and over 70% humidity during the rainy season in Lahore but never have I seen snow. Although my country does get snow in the northern areas but I have been unfortunate not
"21.12.2015 13:45:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Two Suns I was born in the coastal city of Jeddah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, whic h means that I grew up very familiar to the scorching sun known to the Arabian Desert. When I was 10 we moved t... I was born in the coastal city of Jeddah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, whic h means that I grew up very familiar to the scorching sun known to the Arabian Desert. When I was 10 we moved to Lahore. Pakistan seemed equally hot and humid, sometimes e
"18.12.2015 22:52:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Future of Intelligence or Nobel Week Dialogue 2015 Hej! Speaking of Nobel Prize... I would highly advise those of you who are interested in global development to attend Nobel Week Dialogue (NWD), which will be held in Stockholm next year! (this yea... Hej! Speaking of Nobel Prize... I would highly advise those of you who are interested in global development to attend Nobel Week Dialogue (NWD), which will be held in Stockholm next year! (this year's NWD took place in Göteborg). It is a fascinating
"12.12.2015 17:46:33" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post It's beginning to look a lot like christmas at KI campus
"12.12.2015 10:53:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine 2015 Hej alla! :) This last week (4-11 December) was the Nobel Week and a with this post I want to show you one of the events that was carried out at Aula Medica in Karolinska Institutet: the Nobel Lec... Hej alla! :) This last week (4-11 December) was the Nobel Week and a with this post I want to show you one of the events that was carried out at Aula Medica in Karolinska Institutet: the Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine. The Nobel Prize in P
"10.12.2015 19:25:32" Timeline Photos We thought you might want to know a little bit more about our digital ambassadors so we asked them a few questions about their life in Sweden so far!!!
We'll start with our very own video blogger Laura, currently studying the masters programme in bi
"07.12.2015 14:21:10" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post The perks of being a KI student - the nobel lectures in physiology and medicine were right nearby!!.... If you were willing to queue for a while!
Nobel lectures 2015 given by the nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine at Aula Medica.
"02.12.2015 22:39:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com New weather New start up First of all my biggest thanks to Karolinska Institute (KI) for choosing me as a digital ambassador to share my experiences and thoughts during the Global master study. My name is Bhuma Manjula and... First of all my biggest thanks to Karolinska Institute (KI) for choosing me as a digital ambassador to share my experiences and thoughts during the Global master study. My name is Bhuma Manjula and I’m a new member to KI digital ambassador family. So
"01.12.2015 09:01:16" studentblogski.wordpress.com Ringing the changes In Sweden, in Stockholm in particular, cause I have not been to other cities yet, it is about “darkness-almost-all-the-time” principle now... For this reason, and in order to ring the changes, I wo... In Sweden, in Stockholm in particular, cause I have not been to other cities yet, it is about “darkness-almost-all-the-time” principle now... For this reason, and in order to ring the changes, I would like to show you the following creativity illustr
"30.11.2015 21:47:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com PP2 Half-Time Seminar, Goodbye November On Nov 25, we had a half-time seminar of our second practical placement. I felt like I had not been in KI for a long time. I am now perhaps more ‘working’ kind of person if I can say that. However,... On Nov 25, we had a half-time seminar of our second practical placement. I felt like I had not been in KI for a long time. I am now perhaps more ‘working’ kind of person if I can say that. However, I miss KI so much that I wish I could be ‘student’
"30.11.2015 14:08:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Celebrating traditions abroad, the more the merrier Last week, the United States celebrated Thanksgiving. For me, this reminds me of hours in the car driving to my great-grandmother's home in the middle of nowhere. Running around in the surrounding ... Last week, the United States celebrated Thanksgiving. For me, this reminds me of hours in the car driving to my great-grandmother's home in the middle of nowhere. Running around in the surrounding woods with my sister. Followed by eating huge quantit
"30.11.2015 14:06:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com 7 Swedish words that English should adopt! Hej hej! The other day I came across with a very funny post about very useful Swedish words with no English translation that I totally want to share with you, so there we go: 1. Mysa It would be si... Hej hej! The other day I came across with a very funny post about very useful Swedish words with no English translation that I totally want to share with you, so there we go: 1. Mysa It would be similar to the English word snuggle, but with the
"29.11.2015 19:27:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interview to Rachel Fisher, Director of Studies of the Master in Biomedicine – Part 2 Hej bloggare! Did you like the first part of the interview to the Director of Studies of the Master in Biomedicine? If you want to continue watching the full interview video, here you have the seco... Hej bloggare! Did you like the first part of the interview to the Director of Studies of the Master in Biomedicine? If you want to continue watching the full interview video, here you have the second part! Watch it and find out what is the selection
"28.11.2015 19:42:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com To missing home You stay home your entire life wishing that you were somewhere else. And when that does happen, you enjoy every bit of it. While you immerse yourself in understanding the new world there is a tiny ... You stay home your entire life wishing that you were somewhere else. And when that does happen, you enjoy every bit of it. While you immerse yourself in understanding the new world there is a tiny part of you that tends to take you back home. A lot o
"28.11.2015 16:25:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com Stockholm through the lens Coming to Stockholm was the first international journey I made on my own. And ever since I was airborne I started taking pictures (not selfies) of whatever I found interesting. My frequency increas... Coming to Stockholm was the first international journey I made on my own. And ever since I was airborne I started taking pictures (not selfies) of whatever I found interesting. My frequency increased when the pilot announced we were about to land at
"27.11.2015 21:38:42" studentblogski.wordpress.com Internship Experience at ResMed It is been a month since I started my internship at ResMed. I reckon it is a good time to briefly reflect what I have done. ResMed is a medical device company focusing on sleep apnea treatment. The... It is been a month since I started my internship at ResMed. I reckon it is a good time to briefly reflect what I have done. ResMed is a medical device company focusing on sleep apnea treatment. The widely used therapy is CPAP(continuous positive airw
"27.11.2015 20:20:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why Public Health? Sorry it took me so long to be back on the blogging thing, but this month has been crazy busy, and by the time I wanted to realize it’s almost December! You, prospective students, have two months l... Sorry it took me so long to be back on the blogging thing, but this month has been crazy busy, and by the time I wanted to realize it’s almost December! You, prospective students, have two months left to submit your applications, and my fellow blogge
"27.11.2015 09:22:34" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 MUSTs before you start your second subject So, picture this: you are immersed in a different life, talk different talks, build a dialogue with people you have just met, have a million new things to discover and get used to, and, most import... So, picture this: you are immersed in a different life, talk different talks, build a dialogue with people you have just met, have a million new things to discover and get used to, and, most important of all, you now have a hundred new opportunities
"26.11.2015 14:21:56" youtube.com Global Master's - KI Scholarship Ceremony 2015 Karolinska Institutet Scholarship Ceremony for students at the Global Master's Programmes in Health and Life Sciences, Autumn 2015. Now you can see the video from Karolinska Institutet Scholarship Ceremony 2015 on Youtube! Congratulations to all the recepients!
"25.11.2015 16:50:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Interview experience] – Novo Nordisk Assessment Day While I was napping in bed on Oct 28th, a phone call suddenly woke me up with +45 as the prefix of the phone number. I know something happened, and as I picked up the phone, a ... While I was napping in bed on Oct 28th, a phone call suddenly woke me up with +45 as the prefix of the phone number. I know something happened, and as I picked up the phone, a nice voice started, ‘Hello, is that Yi? I am xxx calling from Novo Nordis
"24.11.2015 12:53:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interview to Rachel Fisher, Director of Studies of the Master in Biomedicine Hej hej vloggers! Are you thinking about applying for the Master's Programme in Biomedicine at KI? Do you want to know more details about its syllabus, the personal profiles that could be intereste... Hej hej vloggers! Are you thinking about applying for the Master's Programme in Biomedicine at KI? Do you want to know more details about its syllabus, the personal profiles that could be interested in it or which selection process is followed by the
"20.11.2015 12:28:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com Application process, Part 2 (A lot to do!!) Hej Hej!! This is my second post about the application process. In the first one, I encouraged you to go deeper with your aims and goals in order to decide if now is the correct moment to purse a M... Hej Hej!! This is my second post about the application process. In the first one, I encouraged you to go deeper with your aims and goals in order to decide if now is the correct moment to purse a Master study. This blog is for those who said "yes!!".
"18.11.2015 17:06:25" studentblogski.wordpress.com Visiting Riksdag, the Swedish Parliament Hello! The weather over the last couple of days was not really pleasant with the sunlight barely passing through the thick layers of clouds. This is why I thought it would be much better to visit s... Hello! The weather over the last couple of days was not really pleasant with the sunlight barely passing through the thick layers of clouds. This is why I thought it would be much better to visit something with internal heating instead of strolling a
"17.11.2015 17:56:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com Defining Global Health When I started looking into courses in Sweden I was open to anything that might offer a link with my background in medicine while helping me expand further. I looked into biomedicine, public health... When I started looking into courses in Sweden I was open to anything that might offer a link with my background in medicine while helping me expand further. I looked into biomedicine, public health, global health and other similar courses. Even after
"17.11.2015 17:12:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com Leadership Event Leadership is relative and subjective. We all lead our own lives. We tend to make decisions that affect us and in turn others as well. Needless to say that some form of leadership resides in all of... Leadership is relative and subjective. We all lead our own lives. We tend to make decisions that affect us and in turn others as well. Needless to say that some form of leadership resides in all of us. With age and time these leadership qualities mig
"16.11.2015 21:04:33" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let’s go to an exchange! Hej hej people! After some weeks of being absent from the social networks due to exams, assignments and all this stuff that Master students have to do by time to time... here I post my next video! ... Let's go to an exchange!
A short video about KI students Exchange Studies experiences
"16.11.2015 12:18:08" studentblogski.wordpress.com An international week with BUS Hello All! This week has been really busy with BUS. BUS is the Biomedicine Utbildning Sektionen (if i spelled that right?), which means the Biomedicine Education Section. We are a part of the stude... Hello All! This week has been really busy with BUS. BUS is the Biomedicine Utbildning Sektionen (if i spelled that right?), which means the Biomedicine Education Section. We are a part of the student union which represents the students in Biomedicine
"16.11.2015 09:35:20" Karolinska Institutet (English) At 12 pm today, Monday 16 November, Karolinska Institutet observes one minute of silence and the Swedish flag will fly at half mast, in honour of those killed and wounded in recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut, Syria and other parts of the world.
"13.11.2015 13:11:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com Museum Island Stockholm is special in many ways, but one of my favourite things about this city is the ‘museum island’ it harbours at its heart. Only a boat ride from Slussen away, Djurgården is the location of ... Stockholm is special in many ways, but one of my favourite things about this city is the ‘museum island’ it harbours at its heart. Only a boat ride from Slussen away, Djurgården is the location of some of Stockholm’s most unusual and unique museums.
"12.11.2015 23:29:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com A trip to Warsaw Hello everyone! In the next post describing places you can visit while studying in Sweden I would like to write about Polish capital, Warsaw. Going there is always a nice adventure, which I'm able ... Hello everyone! In the next post describing places you can visit while studying in Sweden I would like to write about Polish capital, Warsaw. Going there is always a nice adventure, which I'm able to present to you from a tourist's perspective, since
"12.11.2015 17:33:04" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post TEDx 'Generation Why?' in Aula Medica. Digital detox and zombie survival on the agenda.
"12.11.2015 11:52:55" Timeline Photos Have you noticed the sheer number of microwaves scattered around campus?! Besides the small microwave army in Jöns Jacob, they can be found in the library, in Hus 75, in MF and in many break rooms.
This is partly because in Sweden, a proper lunch sh
"10.11.2015 20:11:20" Have you ever noticed the shoe-shine machine by the library info point (near the side entrance)???! Shoe care is a serious matter here at KI ;) Let our digital ambassador Radek take you through the many challenging steps.
"09.11.2015 10:01:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com One subject and Two months at KI: what have we learned so far? Part 2. Hej! With reference to my previous blog, let's now elaborate upon the following: Internship and placement opportunities for Master's Students The vital thing you have to conclusively realise here i... Hej! With reference to my previous blog, let's now elaborate upon the following: Internship and placement opportunities for Master's Students The vital thing you have to conclusively realise here is that KI primarily focuses on PhD students in this s
"09.11.2015 09:22:35" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Meeting interested students at Sweden education day
"06.11.2015 18:17:50" Timeline Photos Today sunset was 3.43pm. Winter is coming.
But fear not. There is a magical room in KI, Solna where the light never goes out.
The 'light room' is located in a corridor near the library info desk (after the desk, if you are coming from jöns jacob).
"04.11.2015 20:40:04" Timeline Photos Tonight was the Global Leadership '15 event organised by CALP@KI in collaboration with Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business.
The speakers, either in leading position themselves or research experts in the field of management and leadership, sha
"03.11.2015 23:49:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com Application process, Part 1 (Are you ready for a Master?) Hej! Hej! As you already know, the application for the Master's programme at Karolinska is now open. I will write about the application process in three parts: In this initial blog, I will encourag... Hej! Hej! As you already know, the application for the Master's programme at Karolinska is now open. I will write about the application process in three parts: In this initial blog, I will encourage you to make a deep analysis to decide if it is the
"03.11.2015 11:56:22" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Perks of Being a Student in Stockholm Hello everyone, I got a question about Stockholm from a prospective student, which initiated me to write a blog about it. If you have decided to study in Stockholm, I would say you probably chose o... Hello everyone, I got a question about Stockholm from a prospective student, which initiated me to write a blog about it. If you have decided to study in Stockholm, I would say you probably chose one of the best cities you could ever enjoy living in.
"02.11.2015 20:14:01" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Talar du svenska? Inte jag heller! But there is hope!
Language @KI (MF) organises weekly swedish classes every semester taught by students for students. A great way to learn every day swedish words and sentences, to commiserate about the impossible
"02.11.2015 10:00:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com One subject and Two months at KI: what have we learned so far? Hej! As the first subject of the Programme is completed now, and the first two months in Sweden have passed, let's now reflect on the discoveries made, lessons learnt, and minds changed... First th... Hej! As the first subject of the Programme is completed now, and the first two months in Sweden have passed, let's now reflect on the discoveries made, lessons learnt, and minds changed... First things first: Introduction to Public Health Sciences -
"02.11.2015 09:48:41" youtube.com Hej India! Welcome to the life of a KI Student! Hej India! Watch this video for an insight into what a Masters student's life at KI looks like! This video was made for Indian students. Our international re... What is it like to be an student with Indian roots at Karolinska Institutet? Let our alumna Preethi tell you. If you are interested in studying at Karolinska Institutet meet us at Sweden Eduation Days in Bangalore or Chennai!
"31.10.2015 17:40:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com Happy Halloween! Hello Everyone! Halloween is by far my favorite holiday of the year. It started with this romantic tale. Many many years ago, in a land far far away, there were two people who barely knew each othe... Hello Everyone! Halloween is by far my favorite holiday of the year. It started with this romantic tale. Many many years ago, in a land far far away, there were two people who barely knew each other. She sold flowers and he was a divorced man that lo
"31.10.2015 11:00:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let’s go running! – Vårberg Hej hej! Here you have my second video, this time I show you how is the neighborhood where I live! I'm staying at one of the KI Housing apartments, located in Vårberg. Even though it's a little bit... Hej hej! Here you have my second video, this time I show you how is the neighborhood where I live! I'm staying at one of the KI Housing apartments, located in Vårberg. Even though it's a little bit far from the city center, we have a metro station at
"30.10.2015 22:23:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com Is health informatics for you? The university application season is upon us and for those who are interested in the intersection of computer science, information science and healthcare I invite you to consider taking further stu... The university application season is upon us and for those who are interested in the intersection of computer science, information science and healthcare I invite you to consider taking further studies in health informatics. I have been asked a numbe
"30.10.2015 11:59:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com Welcome to my blog!! Hej Hej!! I am Ismael Gonzalez from Mexico. I am currently enrolled in the first year of the Global Master's in Bioentrepreneurship and I am honoured I was selected as one of the Digital Ambassador... Hej Hej!! I am Ismael Gonzalez from Mexico. I am currently enrolled in the first year of the Global Master's in Bioentrepreneurship and I am honoured I was selected as one of the Digital Ambassadors this year. I will write a lot about the courses, li
"30.10.2015 09:12:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Biostatistics…and my nightmare begins Whenever I am upset or sad, I write. But whenever I am frustrated, I sketch. In the past one month I have been sketching a lot. I love working with charcoal and I have had the chance to improve my ... Whenever I am upset or sad, I write. But whenever I am frustrated, I sketch. In the past one month I have been sketching a lot. I love working with charcoal and I have had the chance to improve my work while allowing myself to vent my frustration. Bu
"29.10.2015 18:11:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Practical Placement Two (PP2) – An introduction Immediately after finishing the last theoretical course in the MBE program, we start our second internship at various companies. 1/3 of the class have gone abroad, while the rest stay at Sweden. To... Immediately after finishing the last theoretical course in the MBE program, we start our second internship at various companies. 1/3 of the class have gone abroad, while the rest stay at Sweden. To give you some hints on the possible choice for inter
"29.10.2015 13:24:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com One day at the Master in Biomedicine Hej hej! Here you have my first video! :) Do you want to know how is it to be studying a Master Programme in Karolisnka Institutet? Do you want to see how are the classes, the lunch room or the lib... Hej hej! Here you have my first video! :) Do you want to know how is it to be studying a Master Programme in Karolisnka Institutet? Do you want to see how are the classes, the lunch room or the library at KI Campus? With this video I show you how is
"29.10.2015 13:21:13" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Happy KI Scholarship students from yesterday's scholarship ceremony in Aula Medica, together with Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten and Pro-Dean of Higher Education Gunnar Nilsson. (Photo: Md. Shajedur Rahman Shawon)
"29.10.2015 09:29:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com Master’s application guide: Part 2 – Global Health CV form. In the last blog I explained the general application process to Swedish Master’s programmes (link), now I’ll focus more upon the CV form. Hopefully the tips should provide relevant information for ... In the last blog I explained the general application process to Swedish Master’s programmes (link), now I’ll focus more upon the CV form. Hopefully the tips should provide relevant information for everyone, not just prospective Global Health applican
"28.10.2015 20:16:40" Timeline Photos At KI we don't only read scientific journals!!
Project Wisdom is a book club initiative for the students of all four biomedicine programmes!
These are student-led book circles that discuss a science-related book of choice and the new perspective it
"27.10.2015 17:13:29" studentblogski.wordpress.com Nationalmuseum @ Design // When design meets science // Intercourses on Jupiter Hello everyone! Last weekend, quite unexpectedly, I got a chance to visit Nationalmuseum Design, located on the 4th floor of the Kulturhuset building. The museum currently exhibits 'Domestic Future... There is a new biofuturistic collection at the design museum in Kulturhuset! Radek tells us all about it :)
"27.10.2015 06:47:09" Timeline Photos Indian students, Karolinska Institutet is coming your way! We will be in Bangalore and Chennai for Sweden Education Days, let us know if you would like to meet with us. Welcome to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"26.10.2015 16:32:38" Mobile Uploads It may be dark on campus now - but at least the autumn mornings are bright and lovely
"21.10.2015 16:54:09" Mobile Uploads Ever wonder why these old buildings still stand in the middle of campus?! Both houses are listed as buildings of historic interest.
Ever wonder what they are for?
Well in the 18th century - before KI existed - they housed a baker who grew tobacco an
"20.10.2015 18:05:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com Master’s application guide: Part 1 – the process. As the application window for all Swedish programmes starting Autumn 2016 has just opened (from October 16th 2015), I thought it would be useful to write down some tips to help prospective applican... For our prospective master's students - some valuable information about the application process!
"20.10.2015 15:00:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com SISS Back in Place: Congratulations to Beneficiaries Dear prospective students, Many of you are aware that Swedish Institute (SI) offers scholarships to fee paying students from selected countries. The bad news we had last year was that these scholar... For international students currently applying to KI- some information on the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships.
"20.10.2015 08:35:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com To do list: 1. Attend lectures. 2. Visit gym. 3. START BLOGGING ;) Hejsan! I am Adina, a new member of the Digital Ambassadors' team at Karolinska Institutet. I would also like to dedicate my first blog to a brief written self-portrait. My native country is Kazakh... A little introduction from yet another one of our new digital ambassadors!! Adina comes from Kazakhstan and is a master's student in public health science.
Remember - if you have any questions regarding student life at KI - you can always email one
"19.10.2015 19:15:17" Timeline Photos No better way to bring together our exchange and new students than by inviting them to a lovely dinner on a boat! An event organized by the Global Friends committee (event organizing group in KI).
"17.10.2015 09:39:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com It's time to blog! Hej hej! I am Leire, one of the new Digital Ambassadors of KI, and I would like to introduce myself a little in this first post. I was borned and raised in a very small village called Azagra, but l... Welcome to Leire from Spain - a master's student in Public Health Science and one of our new digital ambassadors! :)
"16.10.2015 12:41:40" ki.se Global Master's and Bachelor's studies Being one of those big names and home to the Nobel Prize definitely put Karolinska Institutet among my first choices. KI is connected with the rest of the scientific community on both sides of the globe, so I knew it would open doors for me. The application process for admission to university studies in Sweden is now open at universityadmissions.se.
Want to study at Karolinska Institutet? Find out more about the Global Master's and Bachelor's programmes we offer at ki.se/en/education/gl
"16.10.2015 08:38:08" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post For a medical university, KI has acquired quite a number of sculptures in its 200 or so years of existence. For what is science without art or creativity?!!
Here are just a few examples.
Photo credit: Anna Vidina
"13.10.2015 19:06:18" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let's start blogging! Hello everyone! :) My name is Laura, and I want to use this first post to introduce a little bit myself before starting blogging as a Karolinska Institutet Digital Ambassador. I come from Girona, a... Welcome to one of our new video bloggers, Laura!!!
"12.10.2015 15:40:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com How Stockholm team conquered the US Hello everybody! Last month was definitely full of adventures! As a representative of the Stockholm iGEM team, along with the other team members, I had the amazing chance to visit Boston to present... Radek tells us all about his trip to Boston and competing in the synthetic biology competition, iGEM.
"09.10.2015 17:22:07" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Welcome to KI's backyard - Hagaparken. This royal park is a 10-15 minute walk away from Solna campus (close to the hospital). A haven for joggers, nature-lovers and royal family enthusiasts....and of course an idyllic after-class hangout for students
"08.10.2015 09:45:58" Mobile Uploads Congratulations and welcome home to the KI and KTH students who participated in the synthetic biology competition iGEM in Boston, USA (24th-28th september). Their project on an early cancer detection system, aptly christened ABBBA (pun musically and
"07.10.2015 12:23:13" Karolinska Institutet Vi gjorde ett besök hos universitetsbiblioteket här på KI och hittade en nybliven nobelpristagares avhandling från 1967.
“On the structure and stability of nucleic acids in solution” av Tomas Lindahl. Feeling a little bit of KI pride today as one of the Nobel Laureates in Chemistry completed his PhD at Karolinska Institute! Does KI breed nobel laureates...? We are all hoping so! ;)
"Look what we found in the university library here at KI. “On the
"06.10.2015 08:52:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com Dance like nobody's watching*: my first (traditional) dance performance in Stockholm Art has been a part of my life since I was little. Out of curiosity, when I was in elementary school I told my mom that I would like to learn ballet. She, instead, enrolled me to a traditional danc... Our digital ambassador Alicia shares her cultural heritage with us through traditional dance performance ☺️
"05.10.2015 12:51:43" Karolinska Institutet (English) Urban Lendahl, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, announcing the #NobelPrize. The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awards discoveries regarding novel therapies for some of
the most devastating parasitic diseases: R
"04.10.2015 15:40:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com Mushroom hunting Autumn semester has been begun since approximately 4 weeks ago. But what are other things that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘autumn’? For me it’s red and golden leaves and… mushroom! I... It's autumn! Time to go mushroom picking!
"04.10.2015 08:53:32" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish Baking: Cinnamon Buns Hi everyone, To those of you living in Sweden already or those of you familiar with the culture, you know that Cinnamon Buns are THE baked good. This recipe comes from my husband's grandmother, so ... Today is Kanelbullens Dag (Cinnamon bun day). Why not celebrate by trying out this recipe shared by our very own digital ambassador Cassandra !!!
"03.10.2015 18:40:34" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Meeting prospective students in London at QS.
"02.10.2015 16:30:25" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post We asked some of our returning students what their favorite spot on campus was. Here are some of the answers we got (part 1). Do you have one?
"02.10.2015 09:59:23" youtube.com Masters in Toxicology Student - Jessica de Loma Watch this video to see what one of our student and Digital Ambassador Jessica's life is like! For more videos and blogs visits: ki.se/studentblogs Filming a... Meet digital ambassador Jessica IRL! KI will be in London at QS World Grad School Tour October 3, from 3-6 pm. If you are nearby, come and see us at Lancaster Terrace!
"29.09.2015 14:34:22" studentblogski.wordpress.com Important Tips to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile Hello everyone, As usual, LinkedIn training was organized by KI career service office recently. This is a summary of the points discussed in the training for those who were not able to attend it. I... A few important tips from one our digital ambassadors, Befikadu Legesse, on how to improve your LinkedIn profile
"25.09.2015 08:32:33" Timeline Photos Happy Friday! Congratulations everyone, you made it through the week no doubt with a little help from the favourite #Swedish beverage, #coffee! Thanks to @nurlan2.0 for this post. #kiglobal #karolinskainstitutet #finallyfriday #TGIF #fredag ・・・
"25.09.2015 08:24:23" youtube.com My very first Vlog - Introducing The Other Ambassadors My name is Tina Sayari and this is my very first Vlog for Karolinska Institutet! As my first video, i thought i'd introduce you to some of the other digital ... We've got a new video blogger who is shaking it up here at Karolinska Institutet (English). Watch her interview our Digital Ambassadors about their favourite (and least favourite!) things about Sweden and KI, and even sing for you a little at the end
"23.09.2015 16:16:54" Mobile Uploads There is a lovely lonely piano patiently waiting every day to be played in Jöns Jacob (KI Solna cafeteria) Just look how inviting it is with it's impeccable symmetry (Those plants! Those lamps!). How can any of your piano players resist?!
Call us r
"21.09.2015 10:06:16" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “Feeling grateful to our over 600 followers! Thank... “Feeling grateful to our over 600 followers! Thank you for letting us show you what studying at #karolinskainstitutet looks like and remember to use the…” We are so thrilled to have over 600 Instagram followers. Hop on over to www.instagram.com/kistudents to see what life at Karolinska Institutet (English) looks like!
"18.09.2015 18:56:47" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Welcome party for new students tonight at Solvik organized by the BUS committee. Solvik is a group of small cabins on Värmdö owned by MF and rented out for parties and other activities (sauna, kayaking...)
"12.09.2015 14:34:18" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post Today was Amphioxday - organised by the Welcome Committee at KI. First year students form teams, get dressed up and perform 'missions' (games) around Stockholm. A great way to meet new people and discover the city.
"10.09.2015 15:18:46" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post First coffee hour of the year! This week was hosted by the international committee.
Come and meet fellow hungry students over free coffee and food every thursday (4-6pm) by the library info desk.
"08.09.2015 19:09:53" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post If you look close enough - you can find some quite unusual and unique displays scattered around KI campus. Here are some examples. Can you think of any other?
"05.09.2015 08:48:16" Photos from Prospective student at Karolinska Institutet's post All the different committees and societies of MF (student union) were at the Info Pub this friday - keen to talk about what they do for the students of KI! Here is a reminder of some of the societies you can get involved in (for more - go to http://
"02.09.2015 09:19:16" ki.se The Tax Agency drop-in International students who study in Sweden for more than 2 semesters (12 months or longer) can apply for a 10-digit Swedish personal identity number, ‘personnummer’ from the Swedish Tax Agency ‘Skatteverket’. The Tax Agency will set up temporary offi New international students who will be studying in Sweden for more than 12 months, don't forget to apply for a Swedish personal identity number. The Swedish Tax Agency will be on Campus Solna, Berzelius väg 3, 5th floor tomorrow Thursday from 9am-12p
"01.09.2015 19:23:26" Mobile Uploads Did you know that Skrivsalen (the beloved examination hall) turns into a badminton court every tuesday night (18.30-20.30) and saturday day (11-15)?! You can also play netball, basketball and many other sports there. Check out all the information at
"28.08.2015 17:10:06" Yesterday was the welcome reception for the new KI students organised by Global Friends and IN (International committee). A perfect venue to meet new and old students, enjoy some drinks and pizza, and...sumo wrestle of course!
"27.08.2015 09:04:11" Welcome to Karolinska Institutet international students!
"07.08.2015 16:05:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com An ode to early summer in Sweden I have been told by many Swedes and second year students that it is foolish to leave Sweden before summer settles in. What was the point of enduring the cold, dark winter months if you do not indul... An ode to early summer in Sweden
"31.07.2015 21:40:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com SSES bootcamp – Cruise dinner It is 23:12 now in Sweden and I just came back from a super nice cruise dinner as the perfect ending for SSES bootcamp of medical enterprise. I had some alcohol which gave me more feelings about wr... It is 23:12 now in Sweden and I just came back from a super nice cruise dinner as the perfect ending for SSES bootcamp of medical enterprise. I had some alcohol which gave me more feelings about writing all these things down. It has been such a wonde
"31.07.2015 20:58:37" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Swedish Countryside: As beautiful as it sounds. Hey All, I wanted to share with you some of the majestic beauty of Sweden. Sweden is a largely empty country, with a handful of world class cities. I spend a lot of my spare time in a very small mi... The Swedish Countryside: As beautiful as it sounds.
"31.07.2015 20:00:58" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish Countryside: As beautiful as it sounds Visit the post for more. Swedish Countryside: As beautiful as it sounds
"30.07.2015 21:08:52" studentblogski.wordpress.com Company vist – 3M Sweden On July 29, we visited a very COOL company as the last company we visited during the SSES bootcamp - the 3M Sweden office, which is the headquarter of the Nordic Region. Lars, the managing director... On July 29, we visited a very COOL company as the last company we visited during the SSES bootcamp - the 3M Sweden office, which is the headquarter of the Nordic Region. Lars, the managing director, led us to the 3M Innovation Center and gave a brief
"30.07.2015 20:23:06" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish Baking: Cinnamon Buns Hi everyone, To those of you living in Sweden already or those of you familiar with the culture, you know that Cinnamon Buns are THE baked good. This recipe comes from my husband's grandmother, so ... Hi everyone, To those of you living in Sweden already or those of you familiar with the culture, you know that Cinnamon Buns are THE baked good. This recipe comes from my husband's grandmother, so it is the real deal. This is one of many many variati
"27.07.2015 09:27:11" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “We did it!!! Thank you to all of our followers, our... “We did it!!! Thank you to all of our followers, our account has more than doubled in the past 10 months and we now reach 500 of you every week! …” Hop on over to our Instagram page where we are celebrating over 500 followers!! What kind of photos would you like to see more of? Swedish culture? Stockholm scenery? Campus picture? Let us know!!
"25.07.2015 16:57:26" studentblogski.wordpress.com The 20-Hour Fasting and the Celebration After: A Story of Ramadan and Eid ul-Fitr in Sweden One year ago, prior to my departure to Sweden, I came across this video made by Adeeb, where he shared a bit of his experience fasting during Ramadan (the fasting month for Muslim) in Sweden. For m... One year ago, prior to my departure to Sweden, I came across this video made by Adeeb, where he shared a bit of his experience fasting during Ramadan (the fasting month for Muslim) in Sweden. For me personally, it was really interesting, because I kn
"22.07.2015 16:41:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com Back from America! Hey Guys! I got back a few days ago from the USA, my home country. I had not been in TWO YEARS. It was so wonderful to see my family and friends.Even though I lived in the US the first 19 years of ... Back from America!
"22.07.2015 16:41:48" studentblogski.wordpress.com Back from America! Hey Guys! I got back a few days ago from the USA, my home country. I had not been in TWO YEARS. It was so wonderful to see my family and friends.Even though I lived in the US the first 19 years of ... Back from America!
"21.07.2015 13:36:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com July Greeting – SSES Bootcamp Hi I am back! Just flied back from 35 °C Shenzhen - my hometown, and stepped into the 15 °C Stockholm. Unlike my Swedish friends complaining the 'terrible weather', I enjoy the cool air here Th... Hi I am back! Just flied back from 35 °C Shenzhen - my hometown, and stepped into the 15 °C Stockholm. Unlike my Swedish friends complaining the 'terrible weather', I enjoy the cool air here The awaited SSES bootcamp started with the summer rain,
"14.07.2015 10:01:08" studentblogski.wordpress.com A year in Sweden! Hello everyone! It has been almost a year since I came to Sweden to do my master's programme! Endless days spent on sunbathing and enjoying hot and sunny weather of the Swedish summer... ...... Hello everyone! It has been almost a year since I came to Sweden to do my master's programme! Endless days spent on sunbathing and enjoying hot and sunny weather of the Swedish summer... ... were a direct stimulus to share my impressions of Sweden af
"28.06.2015 15:25:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Long-Awaited Summer Time: Destination Paris For me, one of the perks of being a student again is that you get a long summer holiday. And believe me, no matter how fond you are with studying, after a whole year of studying you will need a bre... For me, one of the perks of being a student again is that you get a long summer holiday. And believe me, no matter how fond you are with studying, after a whole year of studying you will need a break eventually. I knew that I'd like to explore Europe
"22.06.2015 22:45:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com But Sweden is so far away from home! Hello Summer time! After passing my exams and wrapping up the end of my first year as a Karolinska Institutet student, I can finally get into vacation mode. Which luckily for me, means a trip home ... But Sweden is so far away from home!
"19.06.2015 06:04:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Farewell Today it is midsummer in Sweden. It is not celebrated exactly on the longest day in the year but on a more convenient Friday. The sky is gray and the weather forecast is not promising. We will have... Today it is midsummer in Sweden. It is not celebrated exactly on the longest day in the year but on a more convenient Friday. The sky is gray and the weather forecast is not promising. We will have a cold and wet 'midsommar'. It seems it is not uncom
"18.06.2015 10:20:18" vimeo.com 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. Read more about Midsummer… Glad midsommar! As the office closes for the weekend and many of us take off to the countryside for the festivities of Midsummmer, we wish you all a 'glad midsommar' and hope you enjoy this little video of explanation :) courtesy of sweden.se
"18.06.2015 07:44:45" As the most Swedish holiday of all approaches, ever wonder what Swedish-isms students pick up while studying here? Our Digital Ambassador Caitlin talks about the surprising ways she feels she has become Swedish!
(hint: you drink more coffee)
"16.06.2015 07:19:53" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “[To not explore a full range of daily movement is a... “[To not explore a full range of daily movement is a sin. #movnat] We like this! Message from the MovNat trainers at Friskvården: keep it simple,…” Have you followed us on Instagram? We provide fun #FriskvårdFriday quotes every week!
"11.06.2015 10:52:16" youtube.com Global Masters Graduation Ceremony 2015 Watch your friends and family members as they graduate from their Master studies! Missed the global Bachelor's and Master's programmes graduation ceremony in person? No worries, we recorded it live for all of our international student's friends and family.
"08.06.2015 07:36:37" Karolinska Institutet (English) Welcome to Karolinska Institutet’s Graduation Ceremony! Time to celebrate our graduates from the global master’s programmes! #KIgrad15 Celebration time, come on! We had two days of graduation ceremonies last week and are so proud of our 2015 graduates. See photos of at https://instagram.com/explore/tags/kigrad15/
"08.06.2015 07:34:26" instagram.com Karolinska Institutet on Instagram: “Welcome to my week at KI. I'm Matilda, a doctoral student... “Welcome to my week at KI. I'm Matilda, a doctoral student at LIME (Department of Learning, Informatics, Management, and Ethics). This week you will be…” Follow a day in the life of a Karolinska Institutet (English) employee on the @karolinskainstitutet Instagram account!
"04.06.2015 09:56:51" Karolinska Institutet (English) Graduation day for our master students is finally here!
#KIgrad15 Congratulations to our Global Master's and Bachelor's students who are graduating today, share your photos with us using #KIGrad15!!
If you/your family is not able to be in the Aula, you can watch the ceremony live at https://www.youtube.com/user/KI
"02.06.2015 11:17:52" Karolinska Institutet (English) State visit at Campus Solna today. Pranab Mukherjee, President of the Republic of India, is greeted by KI's Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten. Also joining: the King and Queen of Sweden. We have the honour of welcoming the President of the Replublic of India and the King and Queen of Sweden to our campus in Solna today
"01.06.2015 12:52:31" Karolinska Institutet (English) Congratulations to all of you graduating this week! Connect, celebrate and share by using the hashtag #KIgrad15! Congratulations to all of you graduating this week! Remember to use the hashtag #KIgrad15 when you share all of your photos!
Connect, share and celebrate #KIgrad15 :)
"31.05.2015 21:31:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Weather in Stockholm Although I am not British, weather is a big part of my life. I feel emotionally connected to weather. I feel upset when it is rainy and dark and feel happy when it is sunny and bright. Therefore, S... Although I am not British, weather is a big part of my life. I feel emotionally connected to weather. I feel upset when it is rainy and dark and feel happy when it is sunny and bright. Therefore, Stockholm is quite extreme when it comes to weather. I
"31.05.2015 10:42:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com The end of my first year My last test for my last course for my first year is on Thursday. While part of me is studying the mechanisms of motor proteins and the packing of chromatin, part of me is looking back at how my li... The end of my first year
"30.05.2015 20:00:49" studentblogski.wordpress.com Women Investing in Women Summit – NASDAQ Sweden It is very lucky that I got a free pass at Women Investing in Women Summit (WWIW) 2015 as a student blogger from KI. It might be one of the most influential event of women entrepreneurs in Sweden (... It is very lucky that I got a free pass at Women Investing in Women Summit (WWIW) 2015 as a student blogger from KI. It might be one of the most influential event of women entrepreneurs in Sweden (maybe even in Europe). The forum speakers are influ
"30.05.2015 19:22:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Start-up Day Stockholm Surprisingly, the Start-up Day Stockholm is the first event that I paid for the entry. So what is appealing? I know about this event from colleagues at SSES, who suggest it has been run by SSES for... Surprisingly, the Start-up Day Stockholm is the first event that I paid for the entry. So what is appealing? I know about this event from colleagues at SSES, who suggest it has been run by SSES for years. Also there are interesting people participati
"25.05.2015 20:57:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com Holi 2015 – Let the Spring begin! Holi is a popular Hindu spring festival originally celebrated in India, Guyana and Nepal. However, during the last years this amazingly fun celebration has been spreading around the world. And Stoc... Holi is a popular Hindu spring festival originally celebrated in India, Guyana and Nepal. However, during the last years this amazingly fun celebration has been spreading around the world. And Stockholm could not be left out! Karolinska Institutet st
"22.05.2015 11:39:07" Tina KI FLAG PHOTO CONTEST!
Get a KI flag from the info desk at the university library in Huddinge or Solna, bring the flag on your summer break, take a picture - and join the KI Flag Photo Contest! Awesome prize to be won... :)
http://ki.se/en/education/ Join the KI flag photo contest this summer!
"21.05.2015 19:15:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Introducing our first Stockholm iGEM team! Hello everyone! In this next post I am very happy to present the brand new Stockholm iGEM team, which is a wonderful group comprising 19 enthusiastic students from three higher educational institutions based primarily in the Stockholm area: Karolinsk Introducing our first Stockholm iGEM team! http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1YS
"19.05.2015 06:12:12" studentblogski.wordpress.com Time of relief and worries The time is gone. A sense of relief is perceived in the master students delivering their master thesis. The schedule is different for each program so you can see several waves of happiness. I present my thesis in the final seminar tomorrow. In my cou Time of relief and worries http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1YO
"18.05.2015 10:04:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 8] – SSES Elective Course From Mar 28 to May 11, I have taken an elective course in SSES (Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship), Growth — Managing Your Firm. Despite practical placements and thesis project, elective course is in fact the only course that allows MBE students [Course Reflection Series 8] – SSES Elective Course http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1YL
"12.05.2015 13:36:00" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “#Repost @adeebtawseef, the winner of the Swedish... “#Repost @adeebtawseef, the winner of the Swedish Institute's Global Swede! As an active #Bioentrepreneurship student here at @karolinskainstitutet, we are…” The Global Swede winners were announced today by the Swedish Institute. Congrats to Karolinska Institutet (English)'s own Adeeb Taswef, 2nd year Bioentrepreneurship student. We look forward to your contribution to the field!
"12.05.2015 08:15:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Parenting as a student There are many parents at KI, both students and teachers. This is something that has always intrigued me. How does that work? So to find out, I asked a classmate which balances work, parenting, studying full-time, and still manages to be chipper ever Parenting as a student
"12.05.2015 08:10:29" Congratulations to our own Digital Ambassador Adeeb for his award of Global Swede 2015 from the Swedish Institute!
'Our nominee to Global Swede 2015 is Adeeb Tawseef, a final semester student at the Global Master’s Programme in Bioentrepreneurship a
"08.05.2015 15:18:13" 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 li For students who are looking for a master's programme in Sweden this autumn: Master's Programme, Molecular Techniques in Life Science is open for late applications!
If interested, please read about the programme here: http://ki.se/en/utbildning/5mt1
"08.05.2015 13:29:05" youtube.com Get ready for the KI fun-run 2015 It´s time for the annual fun-run "KI-loppet" for KI staff and students. This year there will be two categories in the individual class: running and walking. Our Instagram campaign #FriskvårdFriday this week focuses on the KI fun run on campus on May 27! Run, walk, or move your way to the finish line with students, professors, and administrators :)
"08.05.2015 07:36:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com Ways of assessing your work at KI Hello! The academic year is coming to an end so it's the best time to sum up the methods that are used at KI to evaluate your workload. The Institute cares not only about the diversity of its students, but also about the diversity of the ways you can Ways of assessing your work at KI http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Yr
"05.05.2015 12:13:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Mf Pub- Biomedicum This Friday! Hi everyone! Thought it would be of interest to those students already in KI but also those intending to study here in 2018, five of KI's departments will move to a new building: The Biomedicum. Preceding this exciting change of environment a series Mf Pub- Biomedicum This Friday!
"30.04.2015 22:00:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interview with a KI Alumni-II Hello every one! With a main intention of giving some insight about KI alumni to prospective and current students, Nargis Rahimi was presented in my last blog. I am back with another alumni as per my promise. I hope you will enjoy reading her respons Interview with a KI Alumni-II
"30.04.2015 21:46:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Sights of Stockholm: Tyresta National Park The winter seems ages ago, my first winter in Sweden and being well into the spring, the Stockholm beauty which immediately struck me on arrival in Sweden last year is slowing returning , a combination beautiful green scenery and modern city,and it Sights of Stockholm: Tyresta National Park
"30.04.2015 08:18:08" studentblogski.wordpress.com Volunteers for Digital Health Days Needed Volunteers needed for an international conference event- but also really good networking opportunity- digital health days. Nima explains all in the video I know a few of my alumni got jobs from volunteering at this event so it can be very useful to g Volunteers for Digital Health Days Needed
"30.04.2015 08:13:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com SSES Startup Day Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship's annual event start up day! It is a great opportunity to listen to inspiring talks, meet companies, mingle and network and just overall build your creativity. It focuses on start up companies and shares their sto SSES Startup Day
"29.04.2015 21:58:21" studentblogski.wordpress.com Know your user: successful IT system in healthcare Sharing a few of my reflections on some concepts which has been shaped by the health informatics program so far regarding challenges of developing software systems for clinical or medical settings. After a host of course ‘projects’ , a few clichés se The keys to a successful IT system in Healthcare
"29.04.2015 12:18:48" studentblogski.wordpress.com From winter to spring, how it looks like in Stockholm The changing of the seasons has been one of the most striking and memorable things about living here in Stockholm. Before coming here eight months ago, I had only known two seasons: wet and dry (or some would say wet and wetter if you are from the is From winter to spring, how it looks like in Stockholm
"29.04.2015 02:51:00" The second round of notification results are out! Tag yourself in the programme you have been admitted to find your classmates!
"29.04.2015 02:51:00" The second round of notification results are out! Tag yourself in the programme you have been admitted to find your classmates!
"28.04.2015 19:53:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 Things That Will Shock You Once You Arrive To Stockholm Your student furniture won't be original and unique. Before arriving to Stockholm I was aware of the existence of Ikea. I knew the new concept they brought to the world of furnishing your home in a lovely way. Plenty of options, that for good or wors 5 Things That Will Shock You Once You Arrive To Stockholm http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Xf
"28.04.2015 19:37:59" studentblogski.wordpress.com First Vlog- Yi Here is my first video blog, inspired by the good weather today. Hope I could make more fantastic videos! First Vlog- Yi http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Xg
"28.04.2015 13:00:00" Welcome! The results for the second round of notification are out! Tag yourself in the program you are attending to find your classmates :)
"28.04.2015 09:17:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Sakura in April - thoughts about culture Like Alicia, I went to the Sakura venue in Kungsträgården with my friend Noor. On April 18, it was a Saturday and it must be one of the few days that I can see so many people in metro and on the street. Actually, it was my first time seeing Sakura b Sakura in April – thoughts about culture http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1X9
"28.04.2015 08:12:10" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 7] - Market Analysis From Feb 23 to Mar 27, we have taken the Marketing Analysis (MA) course. MA is another core course in MBE curriculum and it sets up a basis for PP1. As the first placement is very short (about 5 weeks), marketing will be the major task. Thus Marketin [Course Reflection Series 7] – Market Analysis http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1X6
"27.04.2015 22:20:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com My favorite places in Stockholm Hello everyone! In this post i thought i'd share some places i've visited now that Stockholm is being overwhelmed by the excessive amount of sun! (you'll notice that us swedes really do appreciate the presence of sun mainly because of its non existen Best view of Stockholm - where to go?
"27.04.2015 21:59:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com Health Informatics and Dead Philosophers Standardization in health informatics is one of the courses in Term 2 of the MSc in Health Informatics at KI. In this course you learn a new set of abbreviations for standards (such as SNOMED, LOINC, HL7, OpenEHR, ICD10 etc) that help health informat Health Informatics and Dead Philosophers
"27.04.2015 20:49:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com Stockholm Culture Night 2015 The first time I saw the advertisement of Stockholm Culture Night 2015, I thought it was some kind of huge party event that would be held in Stockholm this month, given that there was a disco ball on the picture. I kept on that thought until this par Stockholm Culture Night 2015
"24.04.2015 12:32:22" We know you are patiently waiting for the second round of selection notifications, it is not long now! The results will be published on www.universityadmissions.se on Monday. Good luck to all!
Trevlig helg :)
(In English: Have a great weekend!)
"23.04.2015 17:43:13" studentblogski.wordpress.com Sakura: A Spring in Stockholm When I was a child, I had a chance to move to Japan with my family. It was the first time I lived in a four-season country, and I still remember how distinct the changing was from one season to another. Summer was identical with sunshine, autumn with Sakura: A Spring in Stockholm http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Wd
"23.04.2015 09:02:29" studentblogski.wordpress.com Interview with a KI Alumni-I Hello every one! One of the frequent questions I have been asked by prospective students is related to possibilities after studying at KI; and what previous alumni are doing. I thought it would be much better to ask the alumni themselves and contacte Interview with a KI Alumni-I
"21.04.2015 16:04:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com What does Valborg, studies and spring have in common? Hello all my cyberfriends! Sun is shining, weather is sweet and pharmacology course is going great! Oral exam is coming up this week on Friday and everyone in the class are intensely studying and squeezing in some ice cream time and looking cool with What does Valborg, studies and spring have in common?
"21.04.2015 00:14:02" studentblogski.wordpress.com Day In The Life- Thesis Just wanted to share some joy and show a littl of what my day, now all of my qualitative research is done, involves in writing the thesis. Sometimes I also go to cafes, KI Huddinge or libraries and try to keep it varied but this day I went to KI soln Day In The Life- Thesis
"21.04.2015 00:11:45" studentblogski.wordpress.com Slussen Wanted to show Slussen which is one of my favourite places here in Stockholm, it is quite famous for being really trendy and hip which I guess it is! This is me walking down the main street where the shops and some cafes are along with really cool vi Slussen
"20.04.2015 11:41:49" All those anticipating the second round of selection results, hang in there! Only 7 more days :)
"20.04.2015 10:58:47" edx.org eHealth – Opportunities and Challenges An introduction to the eHealth field featuring practical examples. Looking to learn more about e-health? KI is offering a 6-week introductory course through the e-learning platform, edX that will introduce students to the field of eHealth and its opportunities and challenges. The best part? It is completely free!
"17.04.2015 10:34:58" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “We are starting a new intuitive with the Health... “We are starting a new intuitive with the Health Promotion office on campus. Every Friday will now be dubbed #FriskvårdFriday! For our first one, I hope…” We are happy to start our #FriskvårdFriday campaign with the Karolinska Institutet Health Promotion office! This week's photo hopes to motivate you to move this weekend!
Make sure to to follow @kistudents on Instagram and search the hashtag #kiglob
"16.04.2015 18:26:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com First draft (out of how many?) Ok, what can I say? Today I sent the first 'complete' draft of my master thesis for revision. It is time to take a break. But, actually, that does not mean that this is over. I expect a lot of comments and corrections and maybe a message asking if I First draft (out of how many?) http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1VC
"14.04.2015 16:10:24" Karolinska Institutet Career Service Isaiah Hankel giving a talk about Using Strategy to propel your Science career. Join us in Gustaf retzius, Berzelius väg 3, Solna campus. One of the many events you can find on campus, this one focusing on your future career!
Isaiah Hankel giving a talk about Using Strategy to propel your Science career.
"13.04.2015 12:43:14" 9 more hours to reply to your offer of admission!!! Don't forget to accept your offer before MIDNIGHT CET (Central European Timezone) at www.universityadmissions.se
"10.04.2015 14:15:33" Don't forget the deadline to say YES to your offer of admission to the global master's programmes is Monday, April 13th!! We hope to see you this September :)
"08.04.2015 13:04:23" ki.se Annika Hanberg Director of Studies for the Toxicology programme Behind every good programme is a passionate director, one they affectionately call the 'Tox Mother'
Read about KI's Director of Studies for the Toxicology programme on our new page 'People of Karolinska Institutet', written and photographed by our t
"08.04.2015 05:40:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com I will be nostalgic Pictures by Mauricio Duque Arrubla: Bogotá and surroundings Apart from all its beauties and happiness, spring has a special touch in my memories. The spring in Stockholm sometime resembles the weather in my town city: Bogotá. Although Colombia is a t I will be nostalgic http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Vr
"04.04.2015 15:19:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com Easter Spirit brings study spirit Happy Easter everyone! With the Histology course being over, the new course Pharmacology and Toxicology has begun on full speed. Course is mostly lecture Easter Spirit brings study spirit
"01.04.2015 15:52:42" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 things I love about Stockholm Public Transportation Sweden might be a country with high prices, but in this sense, it is completely worth what you pay for it. Public transportation, including subways, buses and all sorts of trains, is simply amazing. In the first place, it is ext 5 things I love about Stockholm http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Vd
"01.04.2015 11:19:12" instagram.com International students at KI on Instagram: “You can play Pac-Man around KI Solna campus! What... “You can play Pac-Man around KI Solna campus! What score can you get? #pacman #karolinskainstitutet #kiglobal #kistudents” Get familiar with Campus Solna by playing Pac-man on google maps! https://email@example.com,18.0295227,18z/data=!1e3
"01.04.2015 09:41:39" studentblogski.wordpress.com How has life at KI changed me, let me count the ways. Hej hej! Spoiler alert: I have only come up with 3 ways in which Sweden/KI has changed my routines/behaviour so far. There are of course a multitude more but this post is already a small novel so I decided to spare you guys another 500 words. Here go 3 Ways in which Sweden and KI have changed me
"31.03.2015 21:34:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com A weekend in Riga Hej everyone! If you think about spending a weekend away from Stockholm, you should certainly consider Riga. The capital of Latvia is relatively small, but has many historical affiliations, which have their reflection mainly in the city architecure, A weekend in Riga http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Ua
"31.03.2015 21:31:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com Is the KI Bachelors Program in Biomedicine right for you? Congratulations to the students which were accepted into the program! I look forward to meeting some or all of you at the beginning of the school year. I am not writing this post as a professional decision maker, but as a student that has experienced Is the KI Bachelors Program in Biomedicine right for you?
"31.03.2015 20:43:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com Master's thesis, Part II: Project plan and half-time seminars Over half of the time allotted to thesis writing has already elapsed. Along the way, we've had two opportunities to present and review our current progress with the rest of the class: during the project plan seminar and during the half-time seminar. Master’s thesis, Part II: Project plan and half-time seminars http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Ue
"30.03.2015 21:46:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com On prescribing mobile health apps If you were a physician, would you prescribe an app to your patient? This was one of the more interesting questions that were asked in class last term. Being a physician myself and knowing the benefits and limits of mobile health applications (mHealt On prescribing mobile health apps
"30.03.2015 11:20:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com My hotspots at KI Solna campus! Hello world! Stockholm had finally embraced the spring, welcomed it with open arms and with temperature peaking over 15 degrees for weeks now life was good. Too good. As the Friday evening arrived, a horrible storm swept over the city and so it began 5 hotspots at KI Solna campus!
"28.03.2015 19:08:44" studentblogski.wordpress.com Coping with Conflict at KI When you put a bunch of people together all day everyday, you're bound to have conflict. It can happen between classmates, which is easy to work out between yourselves, or just pretend the person of ire doesn't exist until your aggravation has blown Coping with Conflict at KI
"26.03.2015 14:56:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com Novo Nordisk Career Seminar On March 5, I attended a career seminar held by KI career service. The title was How to utilise and develop your skills in Novo Nordisk – a global leader in diabetes care. The speakers came from Novo Nordisk, a well-known Pharmaceutical company with Novo Nordisk Career Seminar http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1TL
"26.03.2015 14:50:35" studentblogski.wordpress.com What Could Be Good to Do After Admission to KI? Dear prospective students, I would like to forward my warmest congratulations to all students who get the admission for KI global masters programmes. I think those of you who are not admitted this year should continue working on optimizing your appli What Could Be Good to Do After Admission to KI?
"26.03.2015 10:18:17" Today is the big day, the first notification results will be published! No specific time is set, so do check in at universityadmissions.se throughout the day. We're crossing our fingers for you! Don't hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
"24.03.2015 23:09:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Epidemiological Methods for Studying Determinants of Health 2015 ‘Time flies fast when you’re having fun.’ The phrases above might as well reflected my time here at KI. It felt just like yesterday when I first arrived in Stockholm but now I’m already in the middle of my second semester – the spring semester. For u Epidemiological Methods for Studying Determinants of Health 2015
"17.03.2015 23:46:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com Northern Lights in STOCKHOLM! I did not see them in Kiruna but I definitely have seen them in Stockholm. We watched them dance and grow in intensity just right outside Jägargatan 20, KI's student housing on Södermalm. Tonight has been a really good night. I share these pictures t Northern Lights in STOCKHOLM!
"16.03.2015 18:11:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com ToxFamily: The Feeling of Belonging Inspired by Olivia’s blog about how Biomed students enjoy the journey of traveling around different classrooms and buildings ( I decided it could be a nice idea to show you a different model at KI. Welcome to what it is like to be a ToxMaster student ToxFamily: The Feeling of Belonging http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1T2
"16.03.2015 09:09:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Are you satisfied with KI? Hello everyone, Last week I talked about the important factors that influenced my decision to choose KI. I have received a comment from a prospective student who did his ‘homework’ early. The comment was asking why I failed to mention the ease of mov Are you satisfied with KI?
"15.03.2015 22:46:32" studentblogski.wordpress.com St Patricks Day Parade! Naturally I had to go to the St Patricks day parade in Stockholm however this was 2 days early given the real St Patricks day falls on a Tuesday. I had such an amazing time and it was far bigger and better than last year- big well done to the organis St Patricks Day Parade!
"14.03.2015 19:19:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com A trip to Warsaw Hello everyone! In the next post describing places you can visit while studying in Sweden I would like to write about Polish capital, Warsaw. Going there is always a nice adventure, which I'm able to present to you from a tourist's perspective, since A trip to Warsaw http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Sj
"10.03.2015 22:17:04" studentblogski.wordpress.com It's beginning to look a lot like spring! Helllooo, Apologies for my unintentionally absence here, been up to quite a lot these 2 weeks. Planning, preparing, studying and enjoying the absolutely fantastic weather in Stockholm atm! It was 16 degrees this weekend which (for someone out there) It's beginning to look a lot like spring!
"09.03.2015 11:05:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Overview of Course Nº5: Toxicokinetics Once again, I am back to give you an insight about the courses that take place during the Toxicology Master. Our last one, Toxicokinetics, only lasted two weeks. The Toxicokinetics course was organized in a very easy way: During the morning we had le Overview of Course Nº5: Toxicokinetics http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1RU
"09.03.2015 06:45:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why I Decided to Study at KI? Dear prospective students, I guess you are eagerly waiting for March 26 (the date when the first selection results will be published). Last year at this time my heart was beating to the extent that I can feel it without touching any part of my body. Why I Decided to Study at KI?
"06.03.2015 15:52:04" studentblogski.wordpress.com Fotograkiska To follow on from @caitlinlongman very informative and fun post on what the nest places to visit are in Sweden, I coincidentally happened to be going to fotograkiska the following day! This is a little video I did there, it was a very good experience Fotograkiska
"06.03.2015 15:37:38" studentblogski.wordpress.com Karolinska Solna Hospital Walkabout So I was in the vicinity of Karolinska Solna hospital yesterday and so decided to do a little video of the area. While it is difficult to show areas where medical students hang out and canteen etc as I am not a medical student I did however think it Karolinska Solna Hospital Walkabout
"05.03.2015 11:00:13" Great interest among our students when staff from NovoNordisk present their company and possible career opportunities!
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"04.03.2015 12:21:11" In celebration of the year KI was founded, the 1810th weibo (Chinese social media platform) follower will receive this special gift! Who will be the 1810th follower on Facebook? Share it with your friends or those interested in KI! http://ki.se/en/ab
"04.03.2015 09:26:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com An interesting 16 personalities test Recently in our Marketing Analysis course, we found an interesting tool to find out our personalities. It is the 16 personalities test, which is widely used now in many companies nowadays. Basically, it groups you to four ‘colors’, purple, green, blu An interesting 16 personalities test http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Rq
"03.03.2015 01:10:13" studentblogski.wordpress.com Health Informatics Study Visits– 2 In the previous blog i had begun documenting some of the study visits, i have participated as part of the previous course in the health informatics. The study activities were scheduled basing on the lecture course under stud Health Informatics Study Visits– 2 http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1R6
"02.03.2015 09:51:21" youtube.com Hans Rosling on Global Health On this weeks episode of TWiGH, we sit down with doctor, academic, statistician and public speaker- Prof. Hans Rosling, the man who makes data dance! Hans re...
"01.03.2015 23:08:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com My Experience Working Part Time In Sweden This is my experience working in Stockholm within the jobs market here for part time work as a non Swedish speaker and maybe may be of some benefit to those coming to Sweden with a part time job in mind. My Experience Working Part Time In Sweden
"01.03.2015 22:54:58" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Campus Solna Part 3 And here is part 3 looking at the library itself, including group study rooms, computer rooms, reading room, library itself and some other study areas! KI Campus Solna Part 3
"01.03.2015 22:52:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Solna Campus Part 2 Just to give you guys an idea of what KI DSolna is all about here is part 2 which looks at the bottom floor of the library building where the restaurant, cafe, lobby and other study areas are located :) KI Solna Campus Part 2
"01.03.2015 12:24:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Tallinn: A Cruise Trip in Winter Among my friends, a cruise trip to Tallinn has long been in our agenda, yet of course there were many things to be put into considerations while arranging this kind of trip. Schedule, for example. Since most of the cruise departed on Friday evening ( Tallinn: A Cruise Trip in Winter http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Qs
"28.02.2015 17:26:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 helpful apps for international students in Sweden Inspired by Laura’s recommendation on apps for master thesis, I decide to write about the five most important apps I download after coming to Sweden. 1. Res i STHLM It is an app to check your public transport information in Stockholm. There many si 5 helpful apps for international students in Sweden http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Qg
"28.02.2015 16:04:16" studentblogski.wordpress.com A Linked in Pop Up Workshop LinkedIn has already become the leading career development social network and one of the best ways to land at international jobs. I have learned this just last week while googling to decided weather to attend or not the LinkedIn workshop at KI. Almos A Linked in Pop Up Workshop
"28.02.2015 15:44:18" studentblogski.wordpress.com Company Visit - Elekta I planned to write this blog a week ago, but I was busy with moving this week and finally got the chance to share with you my interesting experience ;) The company we visited is Elekta, a Medical device company which is famous for gamma knife.In fact Company Visit – Elekta http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Q3
"28.02.2015 11:27:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 6] PDBI part II It is finally the time to say goodbye to PDBI, and I just realize how deep the influence of this course is on me. On Feb 20, We had the final written exam, which covered all the aspects we learned. Despite the patent and regulatory parts I discussed [Course Reflection Series 6] PDBI part II http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1PZ
"28.02.2015 10:56:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Dreaming of the outdoors I'm currently studying Medical Biochemistry, and our final exam is on Monday. That means this weekend is buckle down and study. Which is great, because I love the course and what I am reviewing is interesting. However, knowing I need to be glued to m Dreaming of the outdoors
"27.02.2015 16:00:59" studentblogski.wordpress.com Exams and the grading system at KI Hello everyone, In the last 30 days, as a student of tox programme, you had a chance to take part in 3 different examinations due to the fact that 2 of the courses were relatively short and immediately after each your skills were evaluated by some ki Exams and the grading system at KI http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1PH
"27.02.2015 07:02:21" studentblogski.wordpress.com 10 places you need to visit in Stockholm I am in the process of writing my thesis and my time is a lot more flexible than at the beginning of the year. Setting my own schedule has been difficult (cough cough I am the Queen of Procrastination) – so here is my list of 10 must see places in St 10 places you need to visit in Stockholm
"26.02.2015 01:13:09" studentblogski.wordpress.com Northern Lights in Kiruna (or not) In 2013 a study conducted by TravelSupermarket revealed that majority of Britons who had lists of travel experience they feel they must do before they die wanted to see the northern lights (albeit in Norway, I don’t know why, don’t they know it’s “ch Northern Lights in Kiruna (or not)
"26.02.2015 00:22:23" studentblogski.wordpress.com Health Informatics Study Visit - 1 The health informatics program is not all about classroom lectures and seminars. One of the unique experiences of the previous courses, i.e Healthcare organization and management (only for students with computer science background) and Computer Health Informatics Study Visits - 1
"24.02.2015 21:57:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 foolproof tips for completing your master's thesis on time I have really been enjoying working on my master's thesis. It's only been a few weeks since we started, but I wanted to share some tips that have really helped me make progress on it so far: Set an ambitious, but realistic time plan: This is my numbe 5 foolproof tips for completing your master’s thesis on time http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1P5
"24.02.2015 20:52:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com To Huddinge and back: a journey When you embark upon the Biomedicine master, you embark upon a journey. This programme will take you places. And by places I mean every single building on the Solna campus, off the Solna campus, and sometimes very far off the Solna campus to Huddinge Master's in Biomedicine, one classroom at the time.
"24.02.2015 20:07:10" studentblogski.wordpress.com KI Solna Library- Part 1 I have already done a video showing the library a while back but this new section has been completed recently and so I wanted to show it for all prespective students! I will also re-do the library hence why it is 'part 1' I will start from the floor KI Solna Library- Part 1
"24.02.2015 20:05:12" studentblogski.wordpress.com Karolinska Huddinge Campus So I realised there hasn't been a huge amount of coverage on the Huddinge campus compared to the Solna side so I decided to do video from the hospital but also going through the library and generally showing what the campus looks like, overall it see Karolinska Huddinge Campus
"23.02.2015 17:02:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com All spectrums of KI What a week! Don't even know where to begin! All the lectures and labs for our neuroscience course has now come to its end and needless to say, it is definitely one of the most interesting subjects i've studied so far! As of now, i will be in a full All spectrums of KI
"19.02.2015 21:27:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish Baking: Citron Kladdkakan This is a recipe given to me by my wonderful Mother in law. She probably got this recipe from cutting it out of a newspaper or magazine, it's almost certainly not her original work, but I don't know the original source. Citron Kladdkakan, also known Swedish Baking: Citron Kladdkakan
"19.02.2015 20:41:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com How to: Be a good party guest (Due to technical difficulties this was originally posted on January 31st, 2015) Hello Students! In honor of my birthday party which was this afternoon (perhaps I will have another next weekend, as I really love my birthday), I decided to write about How to: Be a good party guest
"19.02.2015 20:35:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com This is me! (Due to technical difficulties this blog post was originally posted January 30, 2015 and is now being reposted here) Hey world! I am Cassandra Hokka Zakrisson and I am a student at Karolinska Institute. I am an undergraduate student majoring in Biome This is me! One of the newest KI Digital ambassadors
"18.02.2015 13:50:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com Exciting times awaits! Hej hej hej! This is officially my first post ever as a KI digital ambassador and as i press the keys on my keyboard i get more and more nervous about what i should write! I will see this as a platform where i can share my moments with you by posting Exciting times awaits!
"18.02.2015 08:22:16" ki.se Ciencia Sem Fronteiras Science without Borders - Undergraduate Options Karolinska Institutet offers a range of Science without Borders programmes (course packages) which provide approved Ciência sem Fronteiras scholarship holders the opportunity to spend one year in Stockh Brazilian students - check out our courses in health and life sciences. The online application for "Science without borders" closes Feb 20.
"17.02.2015 10:03:41" internwebben.ki.se A LinkedIn Pop Up Workshop - February 19 | KI Internwebben - Some students will be able to have a new LinkedIn profile photograph taken by a professional photographer (Limited numbers) Making our students prepared for their coming careers with a LinkedIn- workkshop. Still seats available!
"16.02.2015 15:40:03" studentblogski.wordpress.com Stockholm’s winter is not as scary as I expected Hello every one, One of the few worries I had when I decide to come to Sweden was the winter weather. Since I had no a single day experience of snow, I tried to talk to a couple of people about it. The replies I got were even more depressing. When I Stockholm’s winter is not as scary as I expected
"16.02.2015 15:04:14" Food Shopping In Stockholm! A look into my local food shop to show the average costs here! It is not as cheap as LIDL (which I think is the cheapest supermarket here in Stockholm) but it has alot of variety and is literally 5minutes from where I live! Also this is indicative of Food Shopping In Stockholm!
"14.02.2015 07:02:43" studentblogski.wordpress.com Sick; At a Swedish medical center Since arriving at Sweden i had not had any contact with the swedish health system. That is as a patient though had been to a number of hospitals as part of the health informatics courses to understand the workings in a health setting and interact wit First Experience at a Swedish Medical Center
"12.02.2015 09:00:55" studentblogski.wordpress.com Going to the cinema in Stockholm Back in my country, going to the cinema is one of ‘standard activities’ whenever I’m hanging out with my friends (apart from karaoke and eating in a café/restaurant). However, considering the cost of a cinema ticket here (which is 4-5 times higher th Going to the cinema in Stockholm
"11.02.2015 20:34:51" studentblogski.wordpress.com Overview of Course Nº 4: Laboratory Animal Science During these last 3 weeks, the Toxicology students have had the fourth course already: Laboratory Animal Science for Researchers – Rodents and Lagomorphs. As a tradition, this blog will let you –future student – get the chance to know how the courses Overview of Course Nº 4: Laboratory Animal Science http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1NO
"11.02.2015 14:22:48" Full house on career event when Barry O'Brian talks to master students and phd on "personal branding".
"11.02.2015 09:11:22" ki.se Ciencia Sem Fronteiras Science without Borders - Undergraduate Options Karolinska Institutet offers a range of Science without Borders programmes (course packages) which provide approved Ciência sem Fronteiras scholarship holders the opportunity to spend one year in Stockh Brazilian students selected in the "Science without borders" programme - the online application is open now!
"11.02.2015 09:02:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com Visiting Norrland Hello everyone! Studying in Sweden gives you an amazing opportunity not only to deepen your knowledge and meet fascinating people, but also to explore the beautiful sceneries of the Nordic countries. After a weekend in Finland, along with my friends Visiting Norrland http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1MR
"10.02.2015 09:07:17" studentblogski.wordpress.com Collecting and Organizing Data 2014 This course was our last course in the first semester (although, honestly, the differences between the 1st and 2nd semester were almost imperceptible since we had no break between those two). Nevertheless, since this course would have gone through Ch Collecting and Organizing Data 2014
"08.02.2015 20:03:29" studentblogski.wordpress.com Lucky aurora hunter This happened in late December. Maybe because I was still worrying with my thesis, because I was sick and quite scared after that or whichever the reason, I missed to tell you about this other dream that turned into reality. Many months ago I told yo Lucky aurora hunter http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1MB
"05.02.2015 07:30:36" studentblogski.wordpress.com 10 ways winter has made me SUPER uncool If you are anywhere near the KI campus or have seen our instagram pictures (#KIsnow & #KIGlobal) you would know that we are living in a winter wonderland. Winter in Sweden is an incredible experience but I have developed a strong love/hate relationsh 10 ways winter has made me SUPER uncool http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Mp
"02.02.2015 14:40:21" Use #KISnow to show us how you are enjoying the snow today on campus!
"31.01.2015 22:24:57" studentblogski.wordpress.com Living Costs in Stockholm! OK a low down from my perspective living here this past year and a half in response to the many mails I have received! Let me know if you think I have missed anything! Living Costs in Stockholm!
"31.01.2015 17:49:04" studentblogski.wordpress.com Tekniska Museet The city of Stockholm, despite being the capital of Scandinavia and truly loved by many, can indeed be a bit cold and grey sometimes - or many times. But this should never stop you from carrying on with your normal daily routine. Or, make a change an Tekniska Museet http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Ma
"30.01.2015 13:25:42" www.universityadmissions.se Reminder of 2 February deadline for receipt of academic documents, application fee and... For applicants to the First admission round, autumn semester, 2 February is the deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents (all applicants), documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or payment of application fee (if required). Hey applicant - don´t forget to submit your documents by Monday the latest!
"29.01.2015 10:27:59" studentblogski.wordpress.com ESBRI- Open Lectures on Entrepreneurship Invited by classmates taking course in SSES, I attended a conference lecture yesterday in central Stockholm. I found it very interesting experience and would like to share with you. The lecturer, John Mullins professor from London Business School, ha ESBRI- Open Lectures on Entrepreneurship http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1M4
"29.01.2015 01:10:34" studentblogski.wordpress.com Summary of Health Policy and Systems (HPS) and semester I Hello everyone, The autumn semester of our first year course work came to its end with HPS. A brief overview of this course is presented in this blog. The primary aims of the course were to enable us: Understand the six building blocks of health syst Summary of Health Policy and Systems (HPS) and semester I
"28.01.2015 21:37:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Snow, Please don't go! Coming from Singapore, I have been longing for snow ever since I stepped foot into Stockholm. The last week has been amazing with it snowing for a few days in a row and with temperature staying low! The lake behind the student housing, Pax, started t Snow, Please don't go!
"28.01.2015 13:11:08" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 5 ] - PDBI Part I PDBI (Product Development in Biomedical Industry) is a core course in MBE program. It is the longest course we have and it goes from December until February covering Christmas. Since it contains so much information, I want to separate the course refl [Course Reflection Series 5 ] – PDBI Part I http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1LJ
"28.01.2015 07:01:07" studentblogski.wordpress.com Science - Theory, Practice and Ethics It's been over a week now since we finished our last course at KI; this course was called "Science - Theory, Practice and Ethics." Though it's only been a few days, it feels like it's been much longer because, as fourth-semester students, our daily l Science – Theory, Practice and Ethics http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1LA
"27.01.2015 16:19:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Information and practicalities for new KI students Hello! It has been a long time since I posted my last entry here, mostly due to the Christmas break and a little bit more intensive January curriculum. We finished finally our winter term and immediately (no interterm break) started the next one with Information and practicalities for new KI students http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Lk
"27.01.2015 13:19:31" studentblogski.wordpress.com Thesis time Since last week I was thinking on writing this post. On Monday 20th I formally started the thesis time although we have been thinking on that at least 8 months ago. I wanted to make some reflections on my general perception of the Master Program and Thesis time http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Lc
"25.01.2015 17:56:34" studentblogski.wordpress.com Overview of Course Nº3: Health Risk Assessment of Chemicals Have you ever thought about the risk of using a new cosmetic product for the first time? Or how much industrial workers are exposed to toxic substances? What about children who are still developing? Do they have special risks when it comes to chemica Overview of Course Nº3: Health Risk Assessment of Chemicals http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1La
"24.01.2015 22:26:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com A Farewell in the Ambassador's Residence This month, an Indonesian friend of mine who worked at our embassy is going back to Jakarta since her working period here has been over. In the light of her departure, the embassy arranged a gathering with Indonesian society in Stockholm, not only to A Farewell in the Ambassador's Residence
"23.01.2015 10:28:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com Frontiers in Translational Medicine: an overview It is the second course in the Master’s Programme in Biomedicine and considered one of its most challenging. This is primarily because it consists of a blizzard of knowledge falling on you in a short period of time. Luckily, it’s quite valuable infor Frontiers in Translational Medicine: an overview
"21.01.2015 16:37:46" Dear applicants, don't forget that 2 February is the deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents. Don't hesitate to contact email@example.com if you have any questions!
"20.01.2015 05:42:14" studentblogski.wordpress.com Basic Statistics and Computer Based Analysis 2014 Hej alla! It’s been some time since I appeared in this blog and I do apologize for that. I know the selection process has begun and so I also would like to wish those of you who applied to KI this year all the best in the selection process! Now, whil Basic Statistics and Computer Based Analysis 2014
"19.01.2015 12:02:18" studentblogski.wordpress.com Our Poster Session: Great Learning Experience Dissemination of research findings is as important as conducting the research itself. Poster is one of the possible presentation forms we can use to disseminate the results of our research in scientific conferences and other similar gatherings. When Our Poster Session: Great Learning Experience
"19.01.2015 00:53:58" Bioentrepreneurship Application FAQ In response to the many emails I have received regarding this topic, just today I received 3 emails from students looking for more information, looking to apply next year. It is always great to get such a strong response and interest! Thus I thought Bioentrepreneurship Application FAQ
"19.01.2015 00:50:28" Practical Placement 2- The Final Days & The End So it is upon on us, then end of PP2! It has been such an enjoyable experience for me working in GE Healthcare and I have learned so so much that I know I will miss it, the experience allowed me to build alot of confidence and skills which otherwise Practical Placement 2- The Final Days & The End
"18.01.2015 09:17:50" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet: Insights from Students and Graduates Hello all, As a graduate of the Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics 2014, me and my dear colleague Dina Titkova made a short film giving you insights about the Health Informatics programme at KI from the current students and graduates. So, Why Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet: Insights from Students and Graduates
"15.01.2015 09:54:27" 13 hours to go to submit your application at www.universityadmissions.se! Our trusted Admissions Officers are working hard to answer all your last minute questions. Good luck!
"14.01.2015 14:34:24" studentblogski.wordpress.com Recall the days when I applied for KI I just realized that it is the deadline for this year’s application. Are you excited and anxious when you put the envelop into the post box, prospective students? I recall the days one year ago when I was also anxious about handing in the application Recall the days when I applied for KI http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Ku
"14.01.2015 14:22:27" ki.se Global Master's and Bachelor's studies Being one of those big names and home to the Nobel Prize definitely put Karolinska Institutet among my first choices. KI is connected with the rest of the scientific community on both sides of the globe, so I knew it would open doors for me. The application deadline for the global master's and bachelor programmes is tomorrow, 15 January! For applicants outside the European Union, tomorrow is also the deadline for KI Scholarship applications. http://ki.se/en/education/global-masters-and-b
"13.01.2015 07:53:12" studentblogski.wordpress.com 5 fantastic apps you'll want to use for your master's thesis As I mentioned in my last post, this week is the last week of my third semester at KI. This means that next Monday marks the official start of our master's thesis! For those of you who plan to write a thesis either this semester or sometime in the fu 5 fantastic apps you’ll want to use for your master’s thesis http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Kd
"12.01.2015 00:12:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Snow! Ok I know overexcited but i just got back to Sweden and low and behold it snowed overnight! It is beautiful and I must say I just love it! It did snow last year and I did not think I would see it considering my departure mid December until now so I a Snow!
"11.01.2015 16:24:46" studentblogski.wordpress.com Applied Epidemiology 3 - Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Happy New Year! Though it ended in December, I want to document the last of our applied epidemiology courses, Applied Epidemiology 3 - Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions. Like Applied Epidemiology 1, this course lasted for Applied Epidemiology 3 – Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1K4
"31.12.2014 19:09:26" studentblogski.wordpress.com Happy New Year! Happy New Year! The Aurora is welcoming! (the photo is taken by a friend in Kiruna on Dec 29) I am traveling in the Northern Sweden now. On Dec 27, I arrived at Abisko, a perfect place for seeing the Aurora. Unfortunately we missed the aurora, Happy New Year! http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Jk
"31.12.2014 18:54:00" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why Toxicology? - PS: Happy New Year! This year is almost over. Actually, it has already ended in some places. But some hours away from the change of year here in Spain (where I am for the holidays) I thought it would be a good idea to remember the reason behind one of the biggest advent Why Toxicology? – PS: Happy New Year! http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1JM
"31.12.2014 18:15:32" studentblogski.wordpress.com Hello 2015! The countdown to 2015 has started and fireworks have been going off nonstop since sunset (3:30pm). This time of year makes everyone a little nostalgic so I thought I would share my top moments of 2014. I was able to tick a few items off my bucket lis Hello 2015!
"31.12.2014 16:58:41" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Last Sunset of 2014 As the few hours of 2014 fade into history let me share a picture of the last sunset in Stockholm of this very interesting year, almost half of which I have spent here in Sweden. Like most humans confronted with the pretty sight of the last sunset of The Last Sunset of 2014
"31.12.2014 13:09:53" studentblogski.wordpress.com A Day Trip to Narvik On Dec 28, I stepped on the land of Norway for the first time. I travelled from Abisko to Narvik for a day-trip. Narvik was a famous Norwegian tourist city within the Arctic Circle as well as Abisko. The population is around 19000, and the tiny tow A Day Trip to Narvik http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1JB
"28.12.2014 00:27:54" studentblogski.wordpress.com Christmas Eve in Snowy Stockholm I spent the day before Christmas wondering if I would be well enough to go out to Christmas eve dinner a Filipino family invited me to. I had spent a couple of days sniffling and coughing, making disgusting noises and feeling miserable because of a Christmas Eve in Snowy Stockholm
"24.12.2014 15:56:01" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish type of personality Hello everyone, as the end of the year is generally a good time for reflections and consolidation of all your thoughts collected throughout the last 365 days, in this post I would like to share my observations and opinions about Swedish people and th Swedish type of personality http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1IL
"23.12.2014 22:07:19" studentblogski.wordpress.com Let there be light? The twenty-second of December traditionally marks the (northern hemisphere) winter solstice, a day where almost half of Sweden doesn’t see the sun at all, and a day of great mourning for most of the nation’s ‘tropical’ expat community. Following one Let there be light?
"23.12.2014 02:32:51" Swedish Beginnings I did a brief introduction to my experience learning Swedish in Vlog 54 and have now added to that with part 2! I wanted to show what Swedish sounds like, to give initial phrases and words which I found essential in my beginning period in Sweden, it Swedish Beginnings
"23.12.2014 01:28:56" studentblogski.wordpress.com Why Sweden? So why exactly did I come here to Sweden? How do I feel about this now almost a year and a half later? Is it worth it? These questions have been asked quite a bit recently by all of you who read and watch my blogs! I wanted to address this topic and Why Sweden?
"22.12.2014 06:53:30" studentblogski.wordpress.com Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Hello everyone, When we start class in September we had access for the full academic calander. Since KI academic calander is so stable it is quite possible to plan all the travels that a student wishes to have in the whole year. However, the academic Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
"22.12.2014 00:07:27" Scientific Methods Course Review (MBE) To follow in a similar fashion of my course reviews I have done this through a video blog. We have completed this course a while back but only received the final results 2 days ago, I thought I would wait until my result before my final conclusion an Scientific Methods Course Review (MBE)
"17.12.2014 16:55:47" Luciabalen So the Lucia Ball happened last Saturday and it was amazing, so much so I did a Vlog on the night. Lucia is a tradition is Sweden and in english could be thought of as the 'festival of light'. There are many concerts and events going on around the c Luciabalen
"15.12.2014 17:55:39" ki.se Master your future - info and sandwich Is a global master's your next career step? Master your future - 16/12 at 12.00 for Swedish and international students at Huddinge Campus, information about Master's programmes in Public Health, Global Health and Health Informatics.
"15.12.2014 15:56:11" studentblogski.wordpress.com The Age to Come Last Tuesday, 9th of December, a wonderful event took place in Stockholm: The Nobel Week Dialogue. The event was organized at the Stockholm City Conference Centre, near the city center and it hosted some of the most brilliant minds of our time. As a The Age to Come http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1I7
"12.12.2014 08:47:28" studentblogski.wordpress.com Deember updates As I promised in my recent posts, I would like to keep you updated on the things that are happening now at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm. These include Swedish Course, Toxicology programme curriculum and special events that take place at this t Deember updates http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1Ht
"12.12.2014 07:45:27" studentblogski.wordpress.com Understanding a Swedish Christmas - the weird & wonderful It is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and I love it. Walking around Stockholm this time of year you will have a hard time spotting a house or business that hasn't been smothered in Christmas cheer. This post isn't about 'normal' Christmas, tru Understanding a Swedish Christmas - the weird & wonderful
"11.12.2014 21:11:20" studentblogski.wordpress.com Computer programming to Medicine Health Informatics Course II, Basic Medical Science It is more than Three months now being part of the health informatics courses at Karolinska Institutet,ooh it feels strange how time flies. I can reflect on one of the health informatics ‘bridging’ Computer programming to Medicine Health Informatics Course II, Basic Medical Science http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1H4
"11.12.2014 15:41:06" studentblogski.wordpress.com Born at KI: Swedish Organization for Global Health One of the special things about studying in a global master's program at Karolinska Institutet is meeting dynamic and creative fellow students. United by their passion for global health, several such individuals from my program came together last spr Born at KI: Swedish Organization for Global Health
"11.12.2014 08:46:54" Interested in a master at KI? 12-13 16 Dec in Huddinge (ANA23) and 18 Dec in Solna (BZ) we will have programme directors and students present our global master's programmes. Sandwiches for first come first served.
"10.12.2014 11:00:47" studentblogski.wordpress.com Swedish Christmas Menu Everybody that is here in Stockholm, for years or just recently, is already aware of the cold and dark season that is ahead of us. However, as the days just keep on getting shorter (even though I thought it was impossible!) you can start feeling the Swedish Christmas Menu http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1GJ
"10.12.2014 05:40:49" studentblogski.wordpress.com [Course Reflection Series 4] Behavior Management Control Behavior Management Control (BMC) is a more advanced level of Master course in Management. You could find these words in journals covering organizational behavior, psychology, accounting and finance etc. For me, BMC is actually psychology + case anal [Course Reflection Series 4] Behavior Management Control http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1GW
"09.12.2014 07:23:30" In India we met with HR and Directors for various biotech companies like Biocon, Syngene, Orchid, Kemwell and Bluefish. We had interesting discussions about trends, their need for competences and possibilities for internships for master students.
"08.12.2014 22:11:05" studentblogski.wordpress.com Nobel Laureates Lecture at Karolinska Institutet It is known that the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet (KI) is responsible for the huge task of selecting awardees for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine each year. It has been a while since the 2014 Nobel Prize winners are announced. He Nobel Laureates Lecture at Karolinska Institutet http://wp.me/p2MyGr-1GE
"07.12.2014 14:48:22" studentblogski.wordpress.com An Afternoon in Tumba Bruksmuseum Have you ever heard about an area in Stockholm called ‘Tumba’? Most of people I talked to didn’t even know where it actually was, but since some of my friends lived there (by the time I wrote this, only one actually) I got a chance to visit this love A Visit to Tumba Bruksmuseum
"04.12.2014 23:16:46" studentblogski.wordpress.com ''Pizza with the Vice-Chancellor'' Karolinska Institutet (KI) students had a pizza with the Vice-Chancellor: Professor Anders Hamsten. The program was on November 24 and December 3 in Huddinge and Solna campuses, respectively. The aim of the program was to discuss about the future of ''Pizza with the Vice-Chancellor''