Traditional Study in Turku fair will be held on Kupittaa campus (Ict-City and EduCity) on 26 August from 10 to 16.
The Study in Turku fair introduces new students to Turku. New students will be introduced to the services and hobby opportunities of the City of Turku, local companies and associations, and student organizations.
You will find more information of the event on this website during summer 2021.
Turku hosts many privately owned student restaurants all around the campuses. To get the student discount, one needs the official student card. Some of the restaurants are open during the evening times and Saturdays as well. Holiday seasons limit the opening hours, but they often serve themed lunches such as Chirstmas lunch and Vappu brunch.
Websites where you can find mosts the lunch options in one place (both in Finnish):
When you are accepted to study in Finland, the international office of your university will coordinate a tutor for you. The tutor will help you with all the practical matters with your arrival, like checking in at the university or UAS and getting a starting package (if your student union has one) if you need one.
Although it varies depending on the university, the tutor should contact you about a month before your arrival at the latest, so keep an eye on your e-mail (and the spam folder!).
Starting a job in a new country can be challengind and raise questions: How should i behave at the workplace? How to adjust to the work community? What are my rights and responsibilities?
Luckily the Insitution of Occupational Health offers guides about working in Finland for Immigrants in 13 languages. Among other things, the guide provides advice on how to find a jod and information of the induction proces and the Finnish work culture.
Whether you are looking for a job during or after your studies, higher education institutes’ services and other public services help you find job offers and identify your own possibilities, interests and skills.
It is important that you have gathered some work experience during your study period, regardless if the job has been an internship position, a summer job, a part-time job or some other type of work project course. Practical experience gives you a lot for the future.
Many things in Turku are connected to the River Aura! The riverside is packed full of cafés, restaurants and happy people, but it also offers secret picnic spots, tranquil nature and cycling opportunities.
Turku, located in the region of Southwest Finland, is one of Finland's biggest cities. The versatile livelihood structure, top class selection of education, culture, and services, as well as the beautiful archipelago, form a magnetic combination in Turku.
Ready, Study – Go Turku! event introduces a great variety of clubs and leisure associations operating under the student unions. You can easily come upon a hobby for the whole time of your studies. The RSGT event features an extensive group of sports and cultural associations, student nations, and ideological and political associations.
The list of associations will be published during the summer 2016.