Vietnam Officials Study Public Administration at Tampere University

"Self-critical and critical thinking are matters of mind-set and culture that cannot be changed overnight in Vietnam," says Tran Thi Thu Huong, Assistant Minister cum Vice President of Vietnam...
 

Thai University Teachers Study Learning Assessment

"All over the world, teachers use pen and paper tests as the primary means of assessing students – but it's not enough," says Päivi Atjonen, Professor of Education at the University of Eastern...
 

Big Plans for Education in Brazil

"If you want to make an impact on teacher education in Brazil, then the private education sector is the place to start," says Jarkko Wickström, Finland University's Director of Operations for Brazil....
 

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. 
 

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