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  • 1. RAMK International Student Services
    For incomingexchangestudents
  • 2. Table of Content
    • Pick-up Service
    • 3. OrientationWeek
    • 4. International Student Tutor Activity
    • 5. Accommodation Services
    • 6. Friend Family Program
    • 7. Sport Services
  • Pick-up Service
    • Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences (RAMK) offers a free pick-up service from the Rovaniemi airport, railway station or bus station for exchange students if they arrive on certain days before the orientation week.
    • 8. Exchange students meet their personal student tutors upon arrival.
    • 9. Student tutors help exchange students to familiarizes themselves with the dormitory and all practicalities related to accommodation when they arrive.
  • OrientationWeek
    • RAMK arranges orientation week in the beginning of each semester
    • 10. Orientation week includes:
    • 11. Presentations about RAMK, staff and RAMK’s facilities
    • 12. Presentation about studies and what does it means to study in RAMK
    • 13. A lecture about Finnish culture and Finland
    • 14. Presentations about Finnish society, rules and regulations and city of Rovaniemi
    • 15. A meeting with the international coordinator to check the personal study plan (LA), possibility for study counselling throughout the whole exchange
    • 16. Free time to arrange all practicalities and get to know the university, city of Rovaniemi and services with the help of the student tutor
  • International StudentTutors
    • Help exchange students to integrate to the Finnish society, Rovaniemi and the student life in RAMK for the whole semester/year
    • 17. Be in contact with the exchange students before their arrival
    • 18. Help with the practicalities related to the accommodation and studies
    • 19. Show the city of Rovaniemi: services, locations etc
    • 20. Arrange activities (sport activities, camping, trips around the Lapland, parties, movies etc) and inform students regularly about events and activities around the city
    • 21. Be in contact regularly with the exchange student
    • 22. Are important link between exchange students and international office
    • 23. RAMK’s international office recruits and arranges each semester a training for student tutors
    • 24. Student tutors receive credits from the activity
  • Accommodation Services
    • RAMK SchoolDormitory
    • 25. Located½ km to Viirinkangas Campus, 1½ km to Rantavitikka Campus, and 4 km to Ounasvaara Campus.
    • 26. Apartment units with 4 rooms with shared kitchen, toilet and bathroom
    • 27. Doublerooms (2 studentsshare a room)
    • 28. Furnituredapartments
    • 29. 130 € / person / month
    • 30. Freelaundry and sauna facilities
    • 31. Applicationtogetherwithstudentexchangeapplication
    • 32. Domus ArcticaStudentHousingFoundation
    • 33. Single roomswithsharedkitchen, toilet and bathroom for 2-3 students
    • 34. Near Ounasvaara campus
    • 35. Rent 160-290 € / month
    • 36. Freelaundry and sauna facilities
    • 37. Applicationdirectlythrough DAS office
  • FriendFamilyProgram
    • Offered for all RAMK international students
    • 38. A possibility for integration with locals and for learn about the everyday life in local family
    • 39. A possibility for the families to update language skills, learn about different culture and internationalize at home
    • 40. Free and bases on voluntary
    • 41. Possible activities: visiting Finnish summer cottage, introducing Finnish traditions (Christmas, Easter), participating each other hobbies and spending time together
    Ms Hellevi Leppiaho
    Head of International Relations Office
    Ms Tuovi Honkela
    Coordinator of International Relations
    Ms Sanna Iivari
    Coordinator of International Relations
    Mr Anssi Ruismäki
    International Project Worker