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SavoniaStart 2017

Tuesday, 5 September, 2017 - 12:30
Kuopio Music Centre & Kuopio harbour

Don't miss SavoniaStart 2017 on 5th September! I'ts an annual get-together event and start of the academic year where we welcome new students to Savonia! The day holds a lot of activities, important information about studying at Savonia, inspiring speakers, live music, and fun festivities.


12.30 Kuopio Music Centre opens for SavoniaStart 2017

13.00 SavoniaStart 2017 Opening ceremony for the academic year at Kuopio Music Centre, Chamber Music Hall

  • Welcoming words, Savonia's vice president Mikko Vuoristo
  • Student as a part of community, board members of Student Union SAVOTTA, Gerly Matihaldi and Jade Jimenez
  • Experiences in moving to Finland and being part of the Finnish society, Ricardo Patino, Creative Director at Ad Kiivi

14.45 - 15.00 Leaving to Kuopio harbour

15.00 - 16.00 Programme at harbour and live music: Jasa & I'mmeinen

16.00 - 17.00 Buffet, restaurant Wanha Satama &

17.00 - 17.30 SavoniaStart Kallavesi cruise leaves from Kuopio harbour (1h 30min)

19.00 After party at restaurant Albatrossi (Kuopio harbour)

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.