Classroom Part 1: Learning Diary

After successfully completing my first academic year in Finland, it is safe to say that I am fairly familiarized with the Finnish classroom and lecturing system.
 

One day in the life of a student researcher at Åbo Akademi University

I am Aayush Jaiswal from India, currently studying in a Master’s Degree programme in Chemical Engineering at Åbo Akademi University. I love the world of technology and the study environment in...
 

Paediatric carers from Indonesia train in Finland

The carers all represent an Indonesian institution called Kirkas Tähti (Finnish for “Bright Star”), which combines education and healthcare in a framework based on practises from Finland. The choice...
 

Iceland looks to adopt Finnish anti-bullying programme KiVa

A presidential delegation from Iceland visited the University of Turku this week to sign an MOU that brings Finland’s anti-bullying programme KiVa one step closer to Icelandic schools. The...
 

More Thai teachers graduate in Tampere

The latest graduation ceremony in Tampere was attended by representatives from RMUTT, its sister universities, the University of Tampere, Finland University (the main co-ordinating body), and the...
 

A guide to housing application in Joensuu

Introduction to Elli As you might know from the Practical Guide email sent from your institution, Joensuun Elli is the primary housing agency for students in Joensuu, Finland. There are two main...
 

Student story: Mariia Pohorila

Mariia, who originally comes from Ukraine, had dreamt about coming to Finland since she was a child, as she had heard stories about the country and its culture from her Finnish relatives. This dream...
 

Student story: Mikhail Milovanov

It was through a friend who already studied at the University of Eastern Finland that Mikhail Milovanov first heard about the Master's Degree Programme in International Business and Sales Management...
 

University educators in Brazil complete University of Tampere course

Anima Educação is a Brazilian education group that runs five higher-education institutions with some 100,000 students across several states in Brazil. Anima’s spirit is rooted in the transformative...
 

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