Orientation

Orientation for Incoming Exchange Students - 7th January 2020

Your exchange studies at Savonia UAS will start with an orientation day, which hopefully helps 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, wing B, 5th floor, room B5014

Programme

09.30-10.00   Coffee & Carelian pastries. Meet & greet! 

 

10.00-10.15  

Welcome to Kuopio and Savonia

  • International Coordinators
  • Student Services / Mobility Affairs
     
10.15-11.15  

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

 

14.30-14.45  

Photographying for student cards
 

14.45-15.15  

Meeting in groups according to your study field

  • Business and Administration & Tourism and Hospitality
  • ​Design
  • Engineering and Technology
15.15-16.00  

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.

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