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Wellbeing of doctoral researchers [page]

Conducting doctoral studies is interesting and intriguing. It is also challenging, and an engagement of several years. Research may not proceed well, and funding may cease leading to a need to obtain another job. Therefore, it is important to proactively take care of your well being. The major stress factors according to an extensive (n=6000) […]

Food assistance for students [article]

Higher education institutions operating in Joensuu and Kuopio have acknowledged that the coronavirus epidemic is placing some students in need of special assistance. The educational institutions have now joined forces, making donations to support their students. These donations are used to purchase food vouchers that will be distributed to students by parishes’ diaconal workers. Students […]

Safety first as universities prepare for student admissions – any entrance exam changes reported by 15 April 2020 [article]

The Finnish universities are following up on the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and are carefully preparing for the practical arrangements of student admissions under these exceptional circumstances. Universities are preparing for different scenarios in close collaboration with Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture and the Finnish National Agency for Education in compliance with the […]

University of Eastern Finland extends students’ study rights due to the coronavirus situation [article]

The University of Eastern Finland will extend the rights to study of its degree-seeking students and students of the Open University that are due to expire on 31 July 2020 until the end of 2020. The university acknowledges that for some students, the coronavirus situation may delay the progress of their studies. The study rights […]

Student sports services [page]

Exercise has a proven positive effect on maintaining physical and mental health. A fun exercise session during free time is the best possible way of promoting a feeling of togetherness and bringing the students and staff closer together. SYKETTÄ Sport Services offers a diverse and inexpensive sports calendar for students and staff members. Break exercise […]

University Study Skills 8031003, 1 cp [page]

Hi there new student! Are you looking for support to get your studies started? Would you like to learn new study skills to enhance your learning? What does it actually take to study at a Finnish university? Where to get help if you feel home sick or stressed? University Study Skills (8031003, 1 CP) The […]