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  • Kuvat: Labra, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Kari Haajanen
    Mediatuotanto, Henry Virtanen
    Joulusirkus, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
  • Kuvat: Finnish Tourist Board
    http://www.visitfinland.com/images
  • Kuvat: Luistelurata, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Ann-Marie Nystedt
    Ihmiset,
  • Kuvat: Jokilaivat, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Valokuvatuotanto Iloinen Liftari
    Taidemuseon Mäki, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Sirke Niemelä
    Ilmakuva, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Valokuvatuotanto Iloinen Liftari
  • Kuva: Lemminkäisenkatu, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Jouni Johansson
  • Kuvat: Linnankatu, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Skyline Foto
    Sepänkatu, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Skyline Foto
    Ruiskatu, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Jari-Pekka Tamminen
    Lemminkäisenkatu, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Skyline Foto
    ICT-Talo, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: kv-yksikkö, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Bussikortti, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/
    Raha3, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Harri Falck
  • Kuvat: Henry Virtanen
  • Kuva: Tukko_maenlasku, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/
    AATU startti, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Bioalat_labra, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Vaihtarit business,
  • Kuvat: Bioalat_labra, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Vaihtarit business,
  • Kuva: Fysioterapia, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Nora Forsman
  • Kuva: Fysioterapia, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Nora Forsman
  • Kuvat: Kuvataide, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Baletti, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Kuvataide, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Baletti, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Dieselmoottori, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Mallitoimisto Guru
    Business lecture, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Dieselmoottori, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Mallitoimisto Guru
    Business lecture, Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Suuhygienisti, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Terveydenhoitaja, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
  • Kuvat: Suuhygienisti, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Terveydenhoitaja, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
  • Kuvat: Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Henry Virtanen
  • Kuvat: Tutkimuspaja, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Kari Juhala
    Ylempi AMK, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Mika Okko
  • Kuva: ICT penkit,
  • Kuva: Kirjat, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Turku Touring
  • Kuva: Bioalat_labra_2, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Bioalat_labra_3, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Kari Haajanen
  • Kuva: Bioalat_labra_2, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Annina Mannila
    Bioalat_labra_3, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Kari Haajanen
  • Kuvat: Aurajoki_kesä, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Sirke Niemelä
    Lumikelkka, Turun kaupungin kuvapankki/ Studio Vizualis / Esko Keski-Oja
  • Turku for Students

    1. 1. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Discover New Opportunities
    2. 2. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Discover Finland • Distinctive seasonal variations – Nightless nights and midnight sun during the summer – Polar nights and northern lights during the winter • Unspoiled nature – The land of the thousand lakes – Vast archipelago – Verdant forests
    3. 3. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Discover Finns • The harsh conditions in which the Finns live have made them tough and unyielding but don’t let first impressions fool you. Once you get to know them better you will see them as warm, easy going and honest people • 5,2 million, mainly living in urban areas • Two official languages – Finnish (92%) – Swedish (5,5%)
    4. 4. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi The Finnish educational system The higher education system comprises universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS). The admission requirement for both is a secondary general or vocational diploma. Universities, which are scientific or artistic institutions, focus on research and education based on research. They confer Bachelor's, Master's, licentiate and doctoral degrees. Universities of applied sciences offer work-related education in response to labour market needs. A bachelor’s degree requires 3.5 - 4.5 years of full-time study. The requirement for Master's programmes is a UAS degree or equivalent, plus a minimum of three years of work experience in the field concerned. Basic education Upper secondary schools Vocational education and training Bachelor’s degree Bachelor’s degree Universities Universities of Applied Sciences Master’s degree Master’s degree Doctor’s degree Working life Working life
    5. 5. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Discover Turku • Living city with lots of students – Interesting attractions – Extensive variety of leisure time activities – Festivals and many other events – Vibrant nightlife • 175,000 inhabitants, ca. 20% students
    6. 6. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Discover TUAS • One of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland • Multidisciplinary – 7 fields of study and 37 degree programmes – 10 degree programmes leading to a Master’s Degree
    7. 7. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Locations and faculties • Life Sciences and Business • Well-being Services • Arts Academy • Technology, Environment and Business • Health Care • Telecommunication and e-Business • Development and Administration – Administrative Services – Educational Services – Innovation Services
    8. 8. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi TUAS faculties in Turku Life Sciences and Business Well-being Services Well-being Services Health Care Arts Academy Technology, Environment and Business Telecommunication and e-Business
    9. 9. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi TUAS international activities • Over 200 international partners • Emphasis on Baltic Sea area and Europe • Cooperation also in Asia, America and Africa • Student and staff mobility • International cooperation for curriculum development • Joint degree programmes • International R&D project cooperation • Internationalisation at home – Teaching in English – Focus on language training and cultural competence
    10. 10. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Student services • There’s no tuition fee for degree students but you have to buy all the books and accessories yourself • Turun Ylioppilaskyläsäätiö TYS offers cheap housing – Single rooms and shared apartments at monthly rent around 200-300 euros – More info at www.tys.fi • Restaurants nearby school offer affordable lunches for students • Public transportation also gives discount to students
    11. 11. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Activities for incoming students • Finnish language course – Learn basics of local language • Get Finternational course – Increase your knowledge of intercultural issues and the Finnish society • Student tutoring – Get a personal tutor to help you on your arrival and introduce you to the Finnish way of life • Friendship programme – Meet local people and get a better picture of their normal life
    12. 12. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Student associations • TUO, student union of Turku University of Applied Sciences – Support organisation that represents the students and their interests – More at www.opiskelijakunta.net • TUAS associations for foreign students – Organizes student parties and other events during school year – International Action Club, IAC • See more at http://iac.tuas.fi – Salo International Students, SIS • More info at http://ixos.turkuamk.fi/sis/ • In addition, almost every field of study has its own subsociety – For example Turun Insinööriopiskelijat, TIO ry for engineering students
    13. 13. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Life Sciences and Business The learning environment at Life Sciences and Business faculty is shaped by internationally oriented study programmes which combine life sciences, business and ICT. The objective of the faculty is to educate Bachelors of Engineering and Bachelors/Masters of Business Administration, specializing either in Business or IT,for the needs of local companies, industry and R&D activities.
    14. 14. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Life Sciences and Business • Biotechnology and Food Technology • Laboratory Technology • Business Information Technology • Business • International Business (in English) • Entrepreneurship and Business (Master’s Degree) Location: Turku www.tuas.fi/lifesciencesandbusiness
    15. 15. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Well-being Services The faculty of Well-being Services gives students the skills and competence needed in social services and individuals’ everyday well-being. Elements of the studies are theoretical education, work placement, project work and thesis project. All these elements create a continuous link between education and working life. Students are encouraged to customer-oriented work, ethically sustainable activities, ncreasing comprehensive well-being and giving an opportunity to fulfill themselves.
    16. 16. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Well-being Services • Physiotherapy • Beauty Care • Business • Hospitality Management • Social Services • Business Information Technology • Occupational Therapy • Hospitality Management (Master’s Degree) • Social Services (Master’s Degree) • Rehabilitation (Master’s Degree) Locations: Turku, Loimaa www.tuas.fi/well-beingservices
    17. 17. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Arts Academy In the field of arts education, the Arts Academy provides an interesting and wide selection of specializations within its 4 main programmes. The variety of art fields represented allows creative collaboration between programmes in cross artistic productions and co-operation. The Arts Academy is an active partner in and promoter of art life in the Turku region by organizing concerts, exhibitions and performances.
    18. 18. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Arts Academy • Performing Arts • Fine Arts • Music • Communication and Media Arts Locations: Turku www.tuas.fi/artsacademy
    19. 19. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Technology, Environment and Business The faculty of Technology, Environment and Business offers 12 different degree programmes. This gives to the students plenty of possibilities for elective cross-disciplinary studies. The studies include various types of project work and real-life business assignments. Students are strongly encouraged to take initiative and teachers to implement new teaching methods. In all degree programmes, particular attention is paid to entrepreneurship, business administration and today's international working environment.
    20. 20. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Technology, Environment and Business • Automotive and Transportation Engineering • Fisheries and Environmental Care • Sustainable Development • Mechanical and Production Engineering • Business Logistics • Business • Civil Engineering • Restoration • Business Information Technology • Design • Construction Management • Professional Sales • Industrial Management • International Business (in English) • Construction (Master’s Degree) • Environmental Technology (Master’s Degree) Locations: Turku, Parainen, Uusikaupunki, Salo www.tuas.fi/techenvibusi
    21. 21. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Health Care The faculty of Health Care creates possibilities for education, research and development. The objective of the faculty is to educate professionals for public and private sectors of health care services. The Health Care faculty places an emphasis on the application of theoretical study to the practice of health care, enabling the students to develop both theoretical and clinical skills.
    22. 22. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Health Care • Biomedical Laboratory Science • Emergency Care • Radiography and Radiotherapy • Nursing • Dental Hygiene • Nursing (in English) • Management and Leadership in Health Care (Master’s Degree) • Health Promotion (Master’s Degree) • Clinical Expert (Master’s Degree) Locations: Turku, Salo www.tuas.fi/healthcare
    23. 23. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Telecommunication and e-Business The faculty of Telecommunication and e-Business educates international experts and future entrepreneurs in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Education emphasizes active learning and the relevance to working life. Students are encouraged to work with industry in the region and take part in development projects, practice enterprises and many other interesting and challenging tasks.
    24. 24. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Telecommunication and e-Business • Electronics • Library and Information Services • Information Technology (in Finnish and in English) • Business • Business Information Technology • Technological Competence Management (Master’s Degree) Locations: Turku, Salo www.tuas.fi/telecommunicatione-business
    25. 25. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Continuing Education Services offered: • Professional specialisation studies • Intensive training courses • Seminars • Working life services • Development of enterprises and organisations www.tuas.fi/continuing
    26. 26. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Open University of Applied Sciences • The Open University of Applied Sciences provides students with possibilities to complete studies without age limits or previous study requirements • Courses are arranged either in the evening or at weekends, which makes it possible to complete the studies while working full-time www.tuas.fi/openuas
    27. 27. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Master’s Degrees at Universities of Applied Sciences • The Master’s Degree is a response to the increasing expertise requirements of working life • In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree, three years of work experience is required for the studies • Students complete their professional Master’s Degree in collaboration with their own work community • A Master’s Degree gives knowledge, skills and competence for demanding development and expert tasks
    28. 28. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Research & Development • TUAS produces versatile applied research and services for enterprises and working communities • Collaboration ensures opportunities for implementing short-term development projects as well as multinational EU funded projects • Applied R&D co-operation speeds up the implementation of new knowledge in businesses • At TUAS, the results of R&D collaboration are also integrated into studies, which ensures up-to-date teaching and the best possible readiness for graduates stepping into working life
    29. 29. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Research & Development • Environmental expertise programme – Reseach and development work for renewable fuels and energy sources • HYTKE – Well-being services and economy in Southwest Finland • HERMES – ICT applications and technology • HEAWELL – Health and well-being in the future • FUTIS – Future work and innovative services www.tuas.fi/rd
    30. 30. www.tuas.fiwww.tuas.fi Summary • Discover unique Finland – Beautiful unspoiled nature • Discover the inhabitants, Finns – Make life long friendships • Discover the vibrant city of Turku – Science, culture and student life combined • Discover TUAS – Get high quality education Discover a once in a lifetime experience!

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