Tag Archives: Studies

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…

Tech Tips for New Students

There are many useful practices and tools that can be recommended for new university students; many good study practices are pretty universal, but then there are also elements that relate to what one studies, where one studies – to the institutional or disciplinary frames of academic work. A student that works on a degree in … Continue reading ”Tech Tips for New Students”

Integrating into Finland and learning Finnish

My interest in other languages and cultures originates from school back at home in Britain, when I studied French and German and participated in an exchange to Germany. During studying…

Finland and UTA – a dream come true

Studying abroad is a dream that many students would love to fulfill during their lifetime. I was no different in this regard. Once I was done with my Master’s degree…