Orientation for Incoming Exchange Students - 7th of January 2021

Your exchange studies at Savonia UAS' Kuopio campuses will start with orientation day, which hopefully help you get acquainted with the most important academic and practical issues related to your stay, as well as with fellow exchange students.

Place: Microkatu 1, Kuopio, Microkatu campus

Programme on Thursday 7th of January, 2021

09.30-10.00   Meet & greet over morning coffee! 



Welcome to Kuopio and Savonia

  • International Coordinators
  • Student Services / Mobility Affairs

Practical info & academic affairs

Themes: student restaurants, electronic keys, residence permits etc.;
academic calendar, LA, studying, grades, exams etc.

11.15-11.30   How to survive in Kuopio - a student's perspective


11.30-12.30       Lunch  


12.30-12.45   Student Health Care


12.45-13.00   Housing (Kuopas)


13.00-13.15   Sports programme "Sykettä"


13.15-13.30   Student Union Savotta


13.30-13.45   Student organisation ESN-KISA


13.45-14.00   Library Services


14.00-14.30   Campus tour run by tutors



Photographying for student cards


Meeting in groups according to your study field

  • Business and Administration & Tourism and Hospitality
  • ​Design
  • Engineering and Technology

Computer workshop in computer classroom (Mic-D3003)

Themes: changing of passwords, accessing Wilma / Outlook / Moodle / Wifi etc. 




















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.