Archives: October 2015

Halloween Special: Swedish candy!

I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of Halloween, especially because when I think about it, I can only think about CANDY! And I’m definitely a candy lover, that type of person that can eat all the candy in the world and never complain. The thing is, since I got here I […]

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5 Ways to learn Swedish outside the classroom

Swedish is an official language in Finland and a number of Finns speak it as their native language, however, I wasn’t one of them, yet I had to learn it. Finland was a part of Sweden hundreds of years ago and we still need to learn the language for at least three years, since it […]

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Global Health Night 2015.

Held in the impressive Aula Medica building at Karolinska Institutet, the inaugural Global Health Night was a huge success. A group of KI medical students founded the idea back in the Spring with the aim to educate people regarding hot topics within the global health field. Development and global health have been neglected within medical […]

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Using ‘agents’ to apply to Sweden

Quite a lot of the students have asked me about using ‘agents’ to get admission to Sweden. The way this goes is, usually private agents or institutions assist students throughout the whole process of admission and visa application in exchange for a fee. Though this is definitely not bad but I would like to point […]

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One BIG difference between one-year programs and two-year programs

Here comes another universities applying period(15th Oct. to 15th Jan.) of the year. Before you made your mind, I, as a student enrolled in a one-year program, have to remind you one significant thing which may affect your choice. The difference is: you will not be able to apply for a personal identity number(persumnummer in […]

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Stockholm Study Spaces.

Stadsbiblioteket Stockholm Sveavägen 73, T-bana: Odenplan As one of the most famous buildings in Stockholm (cover photo), designed by Gunnar Asplund, it is a very cultural place to study. It’s also the largest library in Stockholm housing around 410,000 books making it well known internationally. Group rooms, study areas and Eduroam wifi are all available along […]

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