Erasmus Training and Erasmus Study Exchange

Besides the many great benefits you are entitled to a Finnish university, all Master’s degree students also have the right to participate in exchange programs in other countries for up to 12 months....
 

5 Weird Ways Finnish University Life Will Make You Feel Special

Finland is well-known for its quirky traditions and unusual way of life. Where else can you take part in a wife-carrying championship one day and then go hole-in-the-ice swimming the next? Whether...
 

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. 
 

How to Survive the Finnish Darkness: Part 1

During the winter in Finland, the sun might appear for fewer than 7 hours (from 8:30 to 15:30), which means that people often leave their homes for work in darkness, and come home in darkness too....
 

10 Quick Hacks for Job Seeking in Finland

I am Aayush Jaiswal and I am a Master’s Degree student enrolled in the International Program in Chemical Engineering at Åbo Akademi University. I came from the northern part of India (yes, where the...
 

A Simple Guide to Thrift Shopping in Finland

One of the greatest challenges for students, especially those living abroad, is learning to manage their finances carefully. From buying groceries to paying tuition fees, rents and monthly...
 

Smart Shopping in Joensuu Part 1: A List of Secondhand Shops

My name is Uyen Nguyen and I am from Vietnam. Currently, I am pursuing a Master's Degree in English Language and Culture at the University of Eastern Finland's, Joensuu campus.  When I need to buy...
 

Part-time Jobs for International Students in Finland

Working part-time not only allows you to have more financial freedom, but also gives you a great chance to understand Finland and Finnish working life better. As I have had my share of struggle when...
 

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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