15 tips for making and saving money as an international student in Tampere

As a rule, international students should have adequate means of support upon their arrival in Finland. The Finnish Immigration Service has estimated the income requirement to be €560 per month…

Vegan Tampere

I’ve been a vegetarian for about 10 years and vegan for about 2 years. I decided to follow these diets for environmental reasons and also for animal rights. Some people…

Student unions, associations, clubs, hobbies, and volunteering

‘Student union’ refers to the Finnish lawful student union of universities, and ‘student association’ refers to any other student association. Within academia, I feel that it is easy to get…

What’s up with Finnish Student Associations?

This blog post was originally published in: https://blog.finlanduniversity.com/topic/student-stories  If you get accepted to one of our Master’s degree programmes, you will sooner or later get an e-mail from your responsible…

Stuff you should know before going to Finland

This blog post was originally published in: https://blog.finlanduniversity.com/topic/student-stories  Mystery Nordic country Before I moved to study in Finland, I kept having conversations like these: – I am going to study…

Internship – how to boost your career

Hey lovely international students! In addition to the series of texts dedicated to job hunting in Finland, I would like to put your attention into finding and doing an internship,…

Job opportunities for international students in Tampere

Foreign students can often be discouraged from applying to study in Tampere. This is because many believe that it can be difficult to find a part-time job to support themselves….

Three important steps to find a student job in Finland

Finding a job seems to be a very controversial topic for the new comers, especially international students in Finland. I remember before arriving here, I was searching for jobs in…

Finding a job as an international student

I have been living in Finland for the past three years and started the job seeking adventure about a year ago. Despite the fact that I haven’t yet got a…

Polar Night in Finland and how to cope with it

Almost everyone knows that Finland belongs to the Northern countries and it is supposed to have cold and snowy winters with magic in the air. This of course may depend…