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Arrival Days

If you happen to be one of the lucky ones accepted into KTH, chances are that you’ll be travelling into Stockholm in August. If you can, it’s best to come on the Arrival Days. This year, that means arriving on the 20th or 21st of August. KTH organises these days every year to make the … Continue reading “Arrival Days”

What to pack for Sweden: do’s and don’ts

If you’re about to join KTH for the upcoming semester, this post might be just in time for you. As we will talk about something that brings a lot of stress to everybody who is moving to a new country for a long time, packing your stuff. Don’t panic! I’ve been there, too. So in … Continue reading “What to pack for Sweden: do’s and don’ts”

My mental health care routine

As societies keep on facing new challenges, more people worldwide rethink their ways of approaching mental health. While some countries still tend to stigmatize mental health issues, Sweden is an excellent example of effectively tackling them with awareness, effective instruments and continuous support for everybody, including international students.  I firmly believe that mental health is … Continue reading “My mental health care routine”

Five things Swedes do

I’ve loved studying a 2-year master’s programme because I’ve had a lot of time to observe Swedish daily life. If there’s one thing I understand, it’s that there are many norms and unspoken rules in Swedish culture. Nonconformity can be a signal that you aren’t a local — which is totally fine, you don’t need … Continue reading “Five things Swedes do”

Squvalp! 

Students from around Stockholm and beyond came together last weekend for Northern Europe’s largest annual student event – Squvalp!  Squvalp is a weekend-long rafting event organised by the Quarnevalen team. Every year they put together huge events for students. Some years this takes the form of a carnival through the city, but this year the … Continue reading “Squvalp! “

Post for the ones who didn’t get the SI scholarship

Last week, the Swedish Institute published the successful recipients of the Swedish Institute Scholarship for Global Professionals. First of all, congrats to all the winners, particularly those who will start their journey at KTH later this year! Your Swedish adventure is about to begin, and this is truly very exciting.  However, I’d like to address … Continue reading “Post for the ones who didn’t get the SI scholarship”