You might have chosen Jyvaskyla for its nature surrounding or not, but it is a fact, there is a lot to explore near Jyvaskyla. Forest lovers, one-day hiker or born to be an adventurer, here are my selection of the must do as an exchange student in the city of light, to impress the rest…Continue reading
Orientation week for new IB students
The orientation week for new IB degree students started on Monday from ”Welcome to JAMK and meet the IB!” session when Head of Program Matti Hirsilä and Director of School of Business Asta Wahlgren welcomed new IB students. Moreover, Teachers, peer tutors, student service secretary, education secretary, education export officer introduced themselves. The teachers introduced…Continue reading
Is food expensive in Finland?
Today I’d like to tell about the topic that can be interested for coming students or for those who are planning to study in Finland in the future. Many times I’ve heard and read that food in Finland is very expensive but let’s find out is it truth or not. Yesterday I went shopping and…Continue reading
I would choose study in Finland again!
When I received the letter that I was accepted for International Business Degree in Finland I had permanent job as a director of the store with 8 people under my supervision and I had an experience in Business, HR, PR, and so on. But I had lack of theoretical knowledge because my previous degree was…Continue reading
Living in the city but like in the forest.
What I really like about living in Finland that if you live anywhere in the city you will be surrounded by forest, almost everywhere there are trees either of parks or forests. Of course there is little exception and it’s city center but it’s really usual thing for every country. I’ve visited many cities and…Continue reading
Why is it better to study Finnish?
When I moved to Finland I knew several words and expressions in Finnish and I didn’t understand the importance of Finnish language skills because I was sure that English is enough. Usually almost every Finn can speak English or just understand English but then I faced with different situations when I couldn’t solve the problem…Continue reading
”Finns are some of the world’s happiest people”
This year Finns got the fifth place among the happiest people in the world among 155 countries. The areas that were evaluated were GDP per capita, social support, freedom to decide, trust, generosity and life expectancy’s healthy years (According to the article http://www.goodnewsfinland.com/finns-are-some-of-the-world-s-happiest-people/). What does it means when we are talking about the happiest people…Continue reading
Living costs in Jyväskylä
Let’s discuss living costs for students in Jyväskylä. Let’s start from accommodation. So a student can rent a room or whole flat. Here we have Central Finland Student Housing Foundation (KOAS) which offers accommodation for students. KOAS gives an opportunity to choose between plenty of options in different districts in Jyväskylä. If you move alone…Continue reading
JAMK Summer School
Summer school of JAMK has been organizing from 2011 and this summer it started on Monday on the second of June. This year the School has record number of students: 99, and mainly they are from Argentina, the USA, Canada and Singapore. Also students from JAMK enrolled for summer courses. Summer school lasts for two and a half weeks…Continue reading
Как студенты из JAMK собираются провести лето?
Сегодня первый день лета, но погода напоминает апрель (фото сделано неделю назад), утром шел град и было около 8 градусов, интересное все же начало лета в этом году, но будем надеяться мы увидим солнце и начнется нормальная теплая погода. В данном посте мы поговорим о планах студентов JAMKa на лето. Что касается меня, я буду…Continue reading