Tips on How to Apply for PhD Studies

There are many reasons to stay in the university where you have done your previous studies: your network, you know the faculty, professors and arrangements, and also bureaucracy. But there are also...
 

It is More than Just a Degree: Part 2

In the previous part Massawe shared with us her reasons of applying to Finland, first months of adaptation to the new country and education system, and why UEF should be one of the top choices to...
 

It is More than Just a Degree: Part 1

How exciting is it to finally receive that email you have been longing for, with several attachments and one of them happens to be the “letter of acceptance” stating,” We have the pleasure to inform...
 

Small Decisions, Big Impact: How I Ended Up In Finland

Have you ever thought about how one decision might change everything? It might change where you are, some of the people in your life, how you look at things, and in some ways, it might change you....
 

Studying Finnish from an International Student's Perspective

My name is Kristaps Kovalonoks and I am from Riga, Latvia. I am currently a first-year student of the International Master’s Degree Programme (MDP) in Finnish and Other Finno-Ugric Languages at...
 

Why Do We Enjoy Studying in Tampere?

This time we would like to present you two students' stories, who came from abroad to continue their studies in the 3rd biggest Finnish city. 
 

The Story of How I came to UTU

My name is Milla and here is my life in a nutshell: I was born in Klaukkala, Nurmijärvi, Finland, and at the age of seven we moved to Lincoln, NE to follow our American step-dad and my life away from...
 

Finding a Job Outside the Research World as a PhD

Krista has worked closely with the industry in TOHTOS project, which aimed to develop the working life relevance of doctoral training. After getting her own PhD, she went to project management and...
 

Is Finland Safe for Female Students?

From my interaction with friends and intending students on social media in the course of my job as a student ambassador, I have come to realise that another major concern of most parents and...
 

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