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Recognition of prior learning (RPL) [page]

Note! 1 August this guidance will change in accordance with the general principles of competence recognition (in Finnish only). Recognition of prior learning (RPL) refers to a set of practices and procedures that can be used to assess the prior learning of the student and to approve that learning as part of the student’s studies. […]

Student and study register – Peppi [page]

What is Peppi? Peppi will replace Oodi, Lukari, Timmi and Ilpa in late 2021. In Peppi, a student can plan their studies, view their timetable, follow their progress, book appointments, register for courses, acquire study certificates and transcripts of academic record, apply for recognition of prior learning, and view and edit their contact information, among […]

Who could you listen to? [article]

The number of mental health-related sick leaves of employees has increased sharply. For the first time, mental disorders surpassed musculoskeletal diseases as the main cause for retirement on a disability pension. Similarly, more and more students suffer from mental health problems, according to the Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey. The numbers of mental health-related […]

Unifi: University entrance exams to be replaced by alternative admissions procedures this spring [article]

The Finnish universities have concluded that, due to the coronavirus situation, organising traditional entrance examinations is not possible without compromising the safety of those involved. What makes guaranteeing safety impossible is the severity of the pandemic, the difficulty of identifying those at a higher risk for serious illness, as well as the risks associated with […]

Read Ellibs e-books on new mobile app [article]

Ellibs mobile application is now available for Android and iOS devices. With the application, you can browse, borrow and reserve books from the University of Eastern Finland’s Ellibs collection. Read the e-books easily with the Ellibs reader. The free Ellibs application can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store: Android-laitteet iOS-laitteet In the application, […]

University glossary [page]

Academic quarter-hour? Demo? Faculty? For the definitions of these and many other words and concepts related to university life, see this vocabulary. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y  A Ablaut ry is the subject association for students of […]

University Computing Skills 8031006, 2 cp [page]

Effective study skills are an important element in achieving academic success. Studying at a Finnish university may differ considerably from studying in some other country, and international students may discover that they need to adapt their study habits to be able to meet the academic requirements. University Computing Skills (8031006, 2 CP) course helps you […]