Finding a Job Outside the Research World as a PhD

Krista has worked closely with the industry in TOHTOS project, which aimed to develop the working life relevance of doctoral training. After getting her own PhD, she went to project management and...
 

Is Finland Safe for Female Students?

From my interaction with friends and intending students on social media in the course of my job as a student ambassador, I have come to realise that another major concern of most parents and...
 

The Education System in Finnish Universities

My name is Kamila Lepková and I am from Czech republic. Currently I study Master's degree in Medical Physics at the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio campus. I would like to describe the...
 

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...
 

Living Costs and Saving Tips

Hei everyone! I am Phat Do, a Vietnamese student currently in my second year of the Master’s degree programme in Linguistic Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu campus. Let me share...
 

Why International Students Love Studying in Finland

The application period for our member universities is closing soon. If you still haven't applied, then we hope these five stories from international students will convince you that Finland is the...
 

Parents' Story: Yundan Chen

This story shows that sometimes you need to fight for your ambitions and swim against the tide and strive for your dreams, even when there is no support from your relatives.
 

Application Process and Scholarship

Within the application period there are two main questions we receive from the potential students: how the application process is organized and how to get a scholarship? This time the answers are...
 

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...
 

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