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Mechanical Engineering


Ayush Pradhan (India)

I chose Savonia because it is located in a city full of opportunities. Savonia is a small University of Applied Sciences and it is good to see that every teacher focuses on each student, unlike big universities that have groups of 80-90 students.

I love being here since I am able to talk to students from various countries and undertsand their culture. There is not so much pressure on you for exams or homework, and so I can do my other activities peacefully.

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Hao Chenjie & Yue Shen of Nanchang

Hao Chenjie from China found the Finnish University of Applied Sciences by chance. He got interested in the small unit located in the Eastern Finland and walked on campus at the beginning of September 2005.

Another young man Yue Shen of Nanchang started his college in Shanghai. Word-of-mouth on Finnish education reached him, and he made the jump from familiar Chinese environment to this unknown little Eastern town and started his bachelor studies all over again. Later Chenjie and Yue became friends and business partners.

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Cynthia Akunede (Nigeria)

The nursing profession, amongst other things, helps you save lives. It helps bring happiness to those who are in eed of it as well as comfort to individuals and families. This is what I enjoy doing and that is the reason why I decided to study nursing. I chose Savonia because it is one of Finland's largest and most versatile Universities of Applied Sciences. It offers the degree of my choice, and does that in English language too.

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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.