We are looking for students to participate in a unique, communal housing experiment

Would you be interested in communal housing? We are looking for University of Eastern Finland students to participate in a communal housing experiment that will take place in Kuopas’ apartments in Kuopio in the autumn semester 2021.

We offer you:

  • A travel card valid on Kuopio City buses and/or the right to use a city bike during the tutoring period.
  • A wonderful chance to experience a new way living in communal housing.
  • An opportunity to help new international students.
  • A YUFE Civic Star to be included in your Diploma Supplement.

Your duties in communal housing will include:

  • Helping a new international student in getting settled in Finland, especially when it comes to housing-related matters (such as grocery shopping, visiting city offices, sorting of waste, etc.).
  • Giving advice in case of any possible problems.
  • It is estimated that the duties will take up no more than 20 hours/month.

The experiment is part of the activities of YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe); more specifically the YUFE in our Cities activities, which are coordinated by the University of Eastern Finland. YUFE in our Cities aims to increase cooperation between universities and their home cities/regions. More information: Home | YUFE | Young Universities for the Future of Europe or riikka.pellinen@uef.fi.

Sign up as a volunteer by 21 June 2021 via this form.

For further information, please contact: Director of International Affairs Riikka Pellinen (riikka.pellinen@uef.fi)

The participants are required to be fluent in English.

Brand inquiry for students

Student of the Kuopio Campus, welcome to answer the inquiry!

This inquiry serves as part of the thesis executed at Savonia University of Applied Sciences. The purpose of the survey is to study the conspicuousness of Business Center North Savo and its improvement among students in Kuopio and the surrounding areas and to find out what kind of imaginations students have about the Business Center North Savo. From answers one can not be identified and the answers are handled anonymously. Answering only takes a few minutes. Please answer the inquiry by 21.5.2021.

Inquiry

Test your business idea with Draft funding – Apply by 10 May 2021!

Do you have a business idea? Would you like to test its feasibility? In Draft Program, you can do it easily without risk and can get financial support up to 4 000 euros with Draft program experts at your service!
Build your own team (minimum 2 persons) of students, staff and/or alumni of University of Eastern Finland, Savonia University of Applied Sciences or Savo Vocational College and apply for the program by May 10, 2021.
The program will be carried out online. More info and application instructions in the address www.draftprogram.com.

Additional information about the program also in the open online info, which we organize on May 28 at 14:00–15:00. Link to the info in Zoom.

Possible coronavirus exposure in Canthia’s restaurant in Kuopio

A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 has visited the Canthia building’s restaurant on Monday, 8 March 2021, at 11.30–12.30.

People who have been in the restaurant at the above-mentioned time are recommended to keep a close eye on their symptoms and get tested even if experiencing only mild ones.

Possible coronavirus exposure in Tietoteknia’s restaurant in Kuopio

A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 has visited the Tietoteknia building’s restaurant on Monday, 8 March 2021, at 11.45–12.30.
People who have been in the restaurant at the above-mentioned time are recommended to keep a close eye on their symptoms and get tested even if experiencing only mild ones.

Possible coronavirus exposure in Tietoteknia’s restaurant in Kuopio

A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 has visited the Tietoteknia building’s restaurant on Monday, 15 February 2021 at 11.30–12.15.

People who have been in  the restaurant at the above-mentioned time are recommended to keep a close eye on their symptoms and get tested even if experiencing only mild ones.

Survey for students in Kuopio campus

Dear student in Kuopio campus,

Hi! I’m third school year wellness business economics student (Savonia University of Applied Science) and I’m doing a thesis together with my mandator Business Center North Savo. Part of this work is study that gathers information about students interests and thoughts about entrepreneurship and innovation education. Results from this study are used to improve the teaching so by answering you have an impact in this development. From answers one can’t be identified, and the answers are handled anonymously.

The answering takes time about 4-6 minutes. Everyone who takes part and submits their e-mail addresses have a change of winning movie tickets in the lottery. The survey has an English option and it can be chosen immediately when you open the link.

Best Regards

Samuel Laaksonen