How Finland Became My Totally Unexpected Home

One of the definitions of the word home given by Cambridge Dictionary is “someone's place of origin, or the place where a person feels they belong”. I think I can add a bit more details. In my...

Finland vs UK: 5 Reasons Why Finnish Universities Win Big

When you think about university studies, you probably think partying, exam week stress, negative bank balance and late nights spent working to meet essay deadlines. However, not all university...

All member universities now accepting applications for 2019!

The application period for the academic year starting in 2019 is now open at all four of our member universities. Read on to find out about English test requirements, scholarship opportunities, and...

Parents' Story: Li-Hsin Chang

The choice to study a Master's Degree programme abroad is not the easiest one for a student. But it might be even more difficult for their parents! 

My Experience of Studying in Finland

After studying in three different countries, our ambassador Jayaruwan Gunathilake moved to Finland to do his Master's degree at Åbo Akademi University. In this article he shares his observations on...

How to Survive the Finnish Darkness: Part 2

Continuing with the topic of how to survive the Finnish darkness during the winter, here I present the second round of hacks provided by the ambassadors of Finland University. 

6 Affordable Things to Do in Joensuu

  When I first arrived in Joensuu, I had to admit that I was surprised by how small the city was. And because my flat was right in the middle of the town, between the university and the city center,...

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