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...
 

What’s up with Finnish student associations

In fact, not every country has this system and you may have absolutely no idea what student associations actually are. Therefore, I want to explain a little bit what it is that is so great about...
 

Life in Kuopio

Pursuing personal goals  Opportunity to study and live abroad was my number one goal: when I was 14 I clearly understood that it was a right path for me and started to improve my English. At the same...
 

Residence permit application

It is Li-Hsin from Digital Health and Life Sciences in the University of Turku again. This time I am going to talk about applying for residence permit. Since the process is documented in detail on...
 

5 Small Big Things I Love About Finnish Schools

I would like to continue to tell about my experince of being a teacher student in Finland, and today I am proud to present you the 5 small, but in fact big things, I love most about Finnish schools.  
 

First 10 days in Finland

I am Edward Gerald Hingert from Thailand and currently studying in the Master's degree programme of Leadership for Change at University of Tampere. Today, I want to share my experience of spending...
 

Stuff you should know before going to Finland

Mystery Nordic country  Before I moved to study in Finland, I kept having conversations like these:
 

Finnish Sauna - How to do it

I am Li-Hsin from Taiwan, and I came to Finland about half a year ago to study Bioinformatics. After spending the major part of my life south of the Tropic of Cancer, it was exciting to move to a...