Season’s Greetings from the DSA

Dear Doctoral Student, The time has finally arrived for some rejuvenating winter holidays. It’s the time of joy and hope, it’s the time to think about what we have done this year and to make wonderful plans for the next. It’s time to celebrate our successes and leave any unsuccesses in one of the drawers …

‘Tis the Season with the DSA

We all are in the need for some cheer. The DSA has decided against stopping our pandemic-safe, virtual social events over this holiday season! We hope to bring along some fun and joy for you in the coming days. Stay tuned to our social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as our …

PhD Student Representative at the Department Level

Fellow PhD students,  Join the group of student representatives that will tackle department related issues! For the second year, we are calling on PhD students to apply for positions as department student representatives. For each department a mixed group of undergraduate and graduate student representatives can be elected by the MF Education Council. 

PhD Student Representative in the Doctoral Programs and Research Schools Steering Groups

Doctoral Programs and Research Schools organize and coordinate courses and learning activities specific to their research field. As a student representative you will contribute in organizing, planning, developing and evaluating courses, seminars and other activities. The steering groups usually meet 2-3 times per semester but this might be different for each group. The Doctoral Courses …

Department Safety Representative (Student Safety Ombudsperson)

Fellow PhD students,  Become a Student Safety Representative (safety ombudsperson) and help students stay safe at the department level!  As a safety representative, you will be the contact person for issues and proposals from students of each level in your department. Besides answering specific questions, you will work towards improving systematic (!) problems at your …

PhD Student Representative at the Central Level

Student representation at KI’s central level is super important to make sure that the voice of doctoral students is heard in KI’s highest decision-making bodies. These are bodies that shape KI’s vision, strategy, investments, recruitment and work environment. Many of these positions require that you are proficient in Swedish as this is KI’s working language …

Positions within MF/DSA

DSA Chairperson and DSA Vice-Chairperson  As the DSA Presidium, you are the reference person for the KI doctoral student community. During the time period of your appointment, you will be in contact with KI leadership, the Presidium of the Student Union (MF) and with other external associations and organisations.  You are responsible for coordinating the work of the DSA board, chair the meetings, support the board members and supervise the working groups.  It’s a rewarding job, since you have the possibility to …

Annual General Meeting and Elections

The Election period has just started: it’s time to elect the new generation of doctoral student representatives!  2020 was an intense year for all of us, a year that pushed us to rethink our education, our community and our work environment. We are still facing many challenges, but, slowly and with all the precautions we are going back to a more normal life.  As DSA we never stopped to take care of our community and, thanks to the …

PhD Pub – November 29th 17:30

PhD Pub with Trivia and Lottery Draw DSA, KICC and MF are organizing an After Work & Trivia Night on the 29th of November! Giddy up! As usual, it will be held at the MF pub (Nobels väg 10, Solna), starting at 17:30. If you’re new to Sweden and are confused by the term “After …