News: Archive

2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31

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17/12/20

Spring sports begin Monday 4th of January 2021

Sport services will commence after the new year on the 4th of January, 2021. First will commence the gym opportunities at WSC (Monday-Thursday 13.30-17.30 and Wednesday 16.30-17.30 group exercise) along with reduced pricing visits at Vaasa swimming hall.

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17/12/20

Introduction to Energy Market Regulation -course (5 ECTS)

The Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki organizes an intensive course, ERIK2004 Introduction to Energy Market Regulation 5 ECTS, on 11-14 January 2021. Course will be organized online (via Zoom etc.).

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16/12/20

Financial aid payments stopped for 2,500 higher education students

Kela assesses the academic progress of higher education students on a yearly basis. This autumn, the assessment was carried out for around 118,000 higher education students who received financial aid in academic year 2019-2020.

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15/12/20

What kind of biomethane liquefaction processes would be suitable for Ostrobothnia? - The feasibility study was completed

The University of Vaasa has completed the techno-economic study of biomethane liquefaction processes. Five liquefaction technologies best suited for small-scale production were selected for technical analysis, for which the report presents process descriptions and reference plants from around the world. In the economic study, the most advantageous life cycle costs were obtained for mixed refrigerant processes based on the reverse Rankine cycle.

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08/12/20

Information from Kela

Higher education students, please note: remember to pay the student healthcare fee!

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02/12/20

FSHS Vaasa Service Unit during December

YTHS Vaasa service unit is closed from 10th of December due to out move to new location.

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02/12/20

University of Vaasa sports are going on Christmas break

Autumn 2020 sports courses and shifts end on Sunday 13.12.2020.

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01/12/20

Pay the student healthcare fee in higher education to Kela

University students must for the first time pay the healthcare fee to Kela for the spring term 2021. You can now pay the fee through Kela’s e-service. The student union membership fee paid in the autumn did not include any healthcare fee for the spring term 2021.

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01/12/20

Copying and printing facilitated on campus

Students have the opportunity to copy and print in Tervahovi and Fabriikki buildings.

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26/11/20

Nyyti News 9/2020

Nyyti's December is full of activity

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24/11/20

Take Universum's CareerTest

Take Universum's CareerTest and get an analysis of your professional profile.

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23/11/20

Tritonia will open with limited service 30.11

Tritonia will open again 30.11, if the coronavirus situation in Vaasa remains the same. You can visit the library to borrow and return books on a self-service basis, customer service is available if needed. Note that reading spots, reading rooms and group study rooms will be kept closed until the end of the year, when the University will re-assess the situation.

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12/11/20

University Sports remaining autumn offering

University sports services continue to the end of the semester mostly remotely and through associating partners.

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12/11/20

Apply to FITech studies for the Spring

FITech Network University offers a lot of minor studies and courses for spring 2021. Application period for spring courses is now open!

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11/11/20

Internship Voucher period of application 15.11.-30.11.2020

Students can apply for an Internship Voucher for internship taking place in 2021.

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06/11/20

Juvenews

We will open our restaurant as needed from 16.11.2020.

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03/11/20

Nyyti News 8/2020

In November we will discuss coping.

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30/10/20

University of Vaasa continues mainly in distance learning mode until year-end

During 1.11.–31.12., teaching at the University of Vaasa continues mainly as distance learning. As of 9 November, necessary contact teaching in for example laboratories and smaller groups can be executed with the rector’s permission following the safety instructions and in groups of maximum 10 persons. Courses offered by VAMK (Vaasa University of Applied Sciences) are executed according to VAMK’s decisions as of 2 November.

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29/10/20

Peppi-info information and discussion channel has been opened in Moodle

Welcome to follow information and discussion channel about Peppi!

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29/10/20

Application period to be international tutor in spring 2021 is open!

Apply by filling out the application form by 3 November!

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22/10/20

The Week of Well-being 2020 (26.-30.10.2020)

Week of Well-being is here again!

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22/10/20

University of Vaasa Sports services are on hold until 31.10.

The University sports services abides by the guidelines set forth by the University of Vaasa and the state and local authorities on the matter.

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20/10/20

Distance learning and restricted campus operations continue until end of October

The University continues distance learning and restricts campus operations until end of October due to the corona situation in the region.

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20/10/20

The healthcare fee for higher education students for the spring term 2021

The Act on Student Health Services for Students in Higher Education will come into force on 1 January 2021. The healthcare fee for higher education students for the spring term 2021 is payable to Kela.

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14/10/20

Thesis workshop

University of Vaasa student, stuck with your thesis? Need some help?

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13/10/20

Nyyti News 7/2020

In this newsletter, you can read about how we strive to promote students' mental health and ability to study in the near future. #FORTUNATELYTHEREISSOMEONE

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09/10/20

Distance learning and restricted campus operations continue until 26 October

The University will continue distance learning and restrict campus operations due to the severe corona situation in the region. During the corona pandemic, the majority of students have already before been studying remotely.

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08/10/20

The week of well-being 2020 on week 44

The University of Vaasa and The Student Union of the University of Vaasa’s (VYY) week of well-being will be organized from the 26th of October to the 30th of October.

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08/10/20

University Sports services close until 25.10.

University of Vaasa Sports services are closed 1.-25.10.

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06/10/20

Food help for students whoa are in quarantine

The student unions VAMOK & VYY have opened a quarantine online store utilizing VYY's already existing online store. Together, we developed food packages for Corona time that you can now order to your doorstep if you need help with food delivery during the quarantine.

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06/10/20

Have you answered the FSHS electrical health questionnaire?

First year student, have you answered the FSHS electrical health questionnaire (Sätky)?

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05/10/20

Important message from Vaasa Hospital District for all the students concerning corona

Major part of the people who have been informed to have coronavirus have been young adults of which the majority are living in Vaasa. Vaasa Hospital District will now remind all the students that you should not enter the main entrance when coming to the coronavirus test.

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05/10/20

The University of Vaasa switches to distance learning and restricts operations on campus during 1-16 October

The University of Vaasa has on 1 October moved to distance learning only and restricts operations at the Palosaari campus during 1 – 16 October. In all our operations, we want to secure the safety of our students and personnel and help preventing the spreading of the virus.

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01/10/20

Nikos Hatziargyriou - a member of VEBIC advisory board - has won the Global Energy Prize

Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) has won the Global Energy Prize in the category of New Ways of Energy Application.

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30/09/20

New EXAM-room opens 1.10. with 12 computers

The University of Vaasa increase its electronic examination resources with the new EXAM room.

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23/09/20

Classrooms as self-study spaces

In Tervahovi and Fabriikki, a total of 8 classrooms have been opened as self-study spaces for students. When there is no lecture in the classroom, it is available to use for self-study between 8:00-16:00.

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22/09/20

Peppi for students in December 2021

WebOodi will be available for students until November 2021.

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17/09/20

Digitalisation Academy, for final year students!

Apply NOW to Digitalisation Academy program that starts in October! Teaching as distance learning.

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09/09/20

Sports services on hold until September 22nd

All on campus sports activities are placed on hold from 8.9. to 22.9.2020. The hold does not affect services produced by Wasa Sports Club or by Vaasa swimming hall.

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08/09/20

Updated student room booking

Asio system has been discontinued from the beginning of this semester and students may book rooms for group study via Outlook.

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07/09/20

Nyyti news 6/2020

Early Autumn greetings from Nyyti!

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07/09/20

Lukkarikone info update

There have been problems with the Lukkarikone over the weekend.

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07/09/20

Additional Internship Voucher Application Period in autumn 2020

A few internship vouchers remained unused during the previous additional application periods. Therefore, we are opening the opportunity to apply for a few more vouchers.

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03/09/20

Maturity tests during Autumn 2020

During the Autumn 2020 there are certain specific arrangements concerning maturity tests.

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02/09/20

BREAK PRO break exercise program

BREAK PRO is a professional break exercise program. It'll remind you to take breaks while studying, improve your working ergonomics and increase well-being while studying.

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01/09/20

Juvenes info

Juvenes restaurants during autumn 2020

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01/09/20

The problems with Lukkarikone continue

There have still been problems with the Lukkarikone from time to time.

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28/08/20

Appearance of course implementations in WebOodi and registration for courses

Course implementations and teaching schedules for the academic year 2020-2021 are still being published in the near future.

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28/08/20

Tritonia’s services autumn 2020

Li­brary’s open­ing hours: Tri­to­nia will be open Mon­day to Thurs­day 8-18 and Fri­day 8-16 from 31.8. The ser­vice desk is open Mon-Thu 11-17 and Fri 11-16. You can also bor­row and re­turn books be­tween 8.00 and 11.00 on a self-ser­vice basis.

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27/08/20

Sport Services commence 7.9.

Despite the Covid-19 situation sport services want to arrange services for willing student and staff participants in the fall of 2020.

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26/08/20

Problems with Lukkarikone have been resolved

The supplier has been solving the problem since yesterday and got the problem resolved this morning just after 9am.

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26/08/20

University of Vaasa instructions for students concerning studies in autumn 2020

The campus is an important place for all of us to meet and study. Our wish is to be able to operate on the campus taking into account safety constraints. The best way to prevent the pandemic from spreading is to act responsibly.

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20/08/20

Registration for courses begins 26.8.

Registration period for most courses begins 26.8.

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20/08/20

Apply to minor studies through FITech Network University

As a student of the University of Vaasa you can take studies from other technical universities in Finland and include them in your degree! You can study majority of the courses online and everything is free of charge.

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18/08/20

WARC database acquired for University of Vaasa

Access to WARC database has been opened for University of Vaasa 1.8.2020. WARC (World Advertising Research Center) is an international marketing and advertising database including case studies, articles, news, marketing research and statistics, etc.

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12/08/20

Studying in summer 2020

Due to the coronavirus situation, the University of Vaasa will organize more possibilities for summer studies than previous years.

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10/07/20

The introduction of Peppi is progressing with a new Study Guide and Lukkarikone

The curricula and teaching schedules of the University of Vaasa for the academic year 2020-2021 have now been made for the first time in study and student administration system Peppi.

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25/06/20

Recent social media marketing strategies study by International Marketing researchers from University of Vaasa published in a top-tier Marketing Journal

The more interactions and connections firm's social media marketing strategy generates, the more customer engagement value it brings.

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24/06/20

Students' mental health day 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Student´s Mental Health Day! Hundreds of acts built communality during difficult times.

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23/06/20

University of Vaasa and Vaasa University of Applied Sciences promote the entrenchment of resource-wise practices across the industry in the Ostrobothnia region

University of Vaasa and Muova (at VAMK, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences) will undertake research into strategies related to resource wisdom as well as the development of a virtual demonstration and research platform to help industrial companies to understand and try out resource-wise practices. The project began this spring as is being financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia.

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23/06/20

Dissertation: Technology investment can reduce business strategy risk – a new technique helps with the decision-making

Company investments in technology are very important for its success and finding competitive advantage, but excessive investments can be risky. In her doctoral dissertation, Sara Tilabi has developed a new technique for facilitating the decision-making process related to technology and knowledge investment.

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23/06/20

Studying in autumn - instructions for students at University of Vaasa

These instructions are valid for autumn for the time being.

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23/06/20

Participate in music listening research on your mobile phone

The MuPsych research project is looking for participants. In our project, we seek to understand how music listening is used to support mental wellbeing.

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18/06/20

The University of Vaasa welcomed into CIMA University Affiliation Program

The University of Vaasa has been approved into the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) University Affiliation Program. The University’s Master’s Programme in Accounting and Auditing has been acknowledged as incorporating CIMA qualification guidelines and covers the core knowledge, skills, and abilities generally accepted and applied by accounting and auditing professionals globally.

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15/06/20

Master's Degree Programme in Finance gets a new double degree deal with St. Petersburg

University of Vaasa’s Master’s Degree Programme in Finance has made a new double degree agreement with the Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg. The University of Vaasa has also obtained mobility funding to financially support students and faculty members within this programme.

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12/06/20

Dissertation: Real estate control policies in China can partially constrain real estate risks to banks

According to Junhua Jiang's doctoral study, real estate control policies in China that aim at stabilizing or slowing house price growth can reduce two types of real estate risks to banks: discount rate risks and overall risks of the real estate firms to banks. Real estate control policies, however, cannot constrain another type of real estate risks to banks: risks of the real estate market to banks.

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10/06/20

Several scholarships granted for doctoral research

The Graduate School of the University of Vaasa has granted several scholarships, donated by Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation and Vaasa University Foundation.

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05/06/20

Wednesday workout at Wasa Sports Club in the summer

Summer season: 10.6.–26.8.2020

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05/06/20

Iris.ai workshop Thu 11.6

Iris.ai arranges open online workshops, where you can get guidance in using Iris.ai tools. The next webinar is arranged Thursday 11.6 at 16-17.

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03/06/20

Minna Martikainen appointed as Vice Rector of the University of Vaasa

The Board of the University of Vaasa has appointed Professor Minna Martikainen as the Vice Rector responsible for research at the University of Vaasa. She will take up her duties from 1 August 2020.

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02/06/20

Nyyti news 4/2020

Virtual hugs for every one and have a wonderful summer! Lately, we here at Nyyti have thinking about compassion and equality. Compassion is the courage to act and face. Human contact has a big power in conveying compassion.

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27/05/20

Additional Internship Voucher Application Period in the Pandemic Situation

We have opened an additional opportunity to apply for an internship voucher from the University of Vaasa in the pandemic situation. The goal is to support students to get internships in their own study field.

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26/05/20

University of Vaasa boosts the diversification of biogas use in Ostrobothnia

The University of Vaasa is beginning to study the possibilities of utilizing biogas and removing obstacles and bottlenecks that limit the increase in the use of biogas in Ostrobothnia. The research project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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22/05/20

Kvarken region's new electric aviation project secured EU funding

University of Vaasa and other actors in the Kvarken region have been granted funding for a major development project regarding electric aviation – FAIR, Finding Innovations to Accelerate Implementation of Electric Regional Aviation. The funding was granted via the Interreg Botnia-Atlantica programme.

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22/05/20

New model to predict cryptocurrency defaults

University of Vaasa researchers propose a model that is capable of explaining 87 percent of cryptocurrency bankruptcies after only one month of trading. It could potentially serve as a screening tool for investors keen to boost overall performance of cryptocurrency investment portfolios by avoiding investing in unreliable cryptocurrencies.

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20/05/20

Multidisciplinary discussion and networking – the new PhD Club of the University of Vaasa was launched

The PhD Club of the University of Vaasa was launched on Tuesday, May 20th. The new club gathered a number of the university's PhD holders across Finland via a remote connection.

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18/05/20

Tritonia opens with limited service 1.6

Tritonia will open with limited service on Monday 1.6. Opening hours during summer 1.6-14.8 are Mon 11-17, Tue-Thu 11-16, Fri-Sat closed.

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18/05/20

Harri Jalonen appointed Professor of Social and Health Management at the University of Vaasa

Doctor of Philosophy Harri Jalonen has been appointed the new Professor of Social and Health Management at the University of Vaasa. He will take up the post at the beginning of August.

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13/05/20

Fitch Connect Training Tue 19.5

Welcome to the Fitch Connect database training on Tuesday 19.5 at 15.00! The training session will focus on information search regarding banks.

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11/05/20

SelfChat is back in service

The coronavirus epidemic led to the reprioritizing of FSHS resources and the SelfChat was temporarily closed in March. The SelfChat is reopened now and therefore there is, once again, two different service channels.

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09/05/20

South Ostrobothnia Regional Fund awarded grants to University of Vaasa PhD students

The South Ostrobothnia Regional Fund of the Finnish Cultural Foundation awarded grants to seven University of Vaasa PhD students and one postdoctoral researcher.

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06/05/20

Summer studies 2020

Due to the coronavirus situation, the University of Vaasa will organize more possibilities for summer studies than previous years.

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30/04/20

Nyyti news 3/2020

In May Nyyti will concentre on compassion and equality.

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22/04/20

Addittional Application period for International Tutoring

Become international tutor for Autumn Semester 2020! The application period is from 22 April to 29 April.

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22/04/20

Nyyti news extra

Nyyti has increased the number of group chats. Below you will find the dates and themes for chats which will be held in May and June.

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20/04/20

University Chaplain supports you also during Covid-19

We are here for all members of our university community, regardless of religious background or world-view.

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16/04/20

Welcome to the online thesis workshop on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

You can during the online thesis workshop receive tips from a psychologist and an information specialist on how to solve your thesis-related problems.

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15/04/20

Returning of WSC gym tag

Please remember to return the WSC tag to the gym by May 1st in case you are not planning on buying the sports sticker for the autumn.

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15/04/20

University of Vaasa to become a member of the European network of leading distributed energy laboratories

The FREESI smart grid laboratory of the University of Vaasa's VEBIC research platform has been approved as member of DERlab, an international network of leading research laboratories focusing on distributed energy resources. In addition to the University of Vaasa, the network has 36 members, including universities and research institutions particularly from Europe, but also from around the world.

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09/04/20

University entrance exams to be replaced by alternative admissions procedures this spring

The Finnish universities have concluded that, due to the coronavirus situation, organising traditional entrance examinations is not possible without compromising the safety of those involved. What makes guaranteeing safety impossible is the severity of the pandemic, the difficulty of identifying those at a higher risk for serious illness, as well as the risks associated with the examination situation itself.

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08/04/20

Publishers have opened additional e-resources during the Corona pandemic - thousands of e-books and e-journals accessible

Several publishers and vendors have during the Corona pandemic opened e-resources for more widely use than usual. Some of the publishers have made their resources accessible for anyone, some have opened additional material for license customers or lifted limitations on the number of simultaneous users, while some have opened only publications related to COVID19 research.

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31/03/20

Nyyti News

Nyyti takes the preparations for a Coronavirus epidemic seriously. Therefore, all training and events that are not carried out online, have been cancelled until further notice. Online activities such as group chats and web groups will continue as usual.

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31/03/20

Restaurant Mathilda will close until further notice

Because of the state of emergency, Restaurant Mathilda will also be closing until further notice on April 1st 2020.

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30/03/20

A book pickup spot to be opened for students and staff of University of Vaasa, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) and Novia UAS

A pickup spot for reserved books will be opened at Tritonia’s main entrance on Monday 30.3. The service is available only for the students and staff of University of Vaasa, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) and Novia UAS as regulated by these universities.

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30/03/20

Dissertation: Who controls the future of welfare services? – Decision-making inclusion is determined by people's wallets

According to statistics, 10 percent of citizens – people who are the most unwell – use the vast majority, more than 80 percent, of welfare services. However, these people do not have much say in welfare decision-making. The ability to exercise influence is increasingly linked with assets and being active, reveals Hanna-Kaisa Pernaa's doctoral dissertation in Social and Health Management.

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25/03/20

Have you answered the FSHS electrical health questionnaire?

Hi first year student! Have you answered the FSHS electrical health questionnaire?

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19/03/20

Services of study psychologist continue remotely

Due to the coronavirus situation study psychologist reception has transferred to zoom and to phone calls.

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19/03/20

Additional Application Period for Exchange Studies

Additional application period for exchange studies abroad for academic year 2020-21 is on 16.-31.3.2020

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19/03/20

Reminder: Students in Vaasa survey 2020

Take part in the survey and make it easier for students that they will have better opportunities to create a life for themselves in Vaasa after graduating.

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19/03/20

Jari Kuusisto appointed rector of University of Vaasa until year-end 2020

The board of University of Vaasa has appointed Jari Kuusisto rector of University of Vaasa for term 1.1.2021–31.12.2022. Kuusisto has been working as rector since June 2015: first on interim basis, and then appointed for the current term 1.2.2017-31.12.2020.

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17/03/20

Coronavirus situation and instructions at the University of Vaasa

This page is updated with current information about the coronavirus situation at the University of Vaasa. Last updated on 9 September 2 p.m.

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17/03/20

Changes in the opening hours of Campus restaurants and cafes

The Coronavirus situation has an effect on the opening hours of Campus restaurants and cafes.

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16/03/20

Career guidance given remotely for the time being

Personal career guidance meetings are held remotely either with the tool ZOOM or by phone.

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13/03/20

Coronavirus information for students

The content of this page was last checked 6th April 8.45 AM.

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13/03/20

Juvenes has decided to stop accepting cash

Juvenes has decided to stop accepting cash in all of their restaurants and cafés. Other means of payment are accepted as usual.

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12/03/20

Notification for WSC athletic hours

Please take notice of the instruction provided by Sport Services partner Wasa Sports Club.

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12/03/20

Minna Canth and day of equality 19.3.

Thursday March 19th we will celebrate Minna Canth and the day of equality.

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12/03/20

New equality work group for the University of Vaasa

A new and broader work group for equality has been named for the University of Vaasa.

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12/03/20

Dissertation: Is repatriation really an issue? Not for expatriated dual-career couples

Coming back to the home country seems to be a smooth process for the expatriated international dual-career couples, according to a new study from the University of Vaasa. “The comprehensive interviews which have been conducted with 36 expatriates and their dual-career partners show that the return is actually much more pleasant than anticipated”, says Agnieszka Kierner, who will defend her doctoral dissertation in Management on March 16th.

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12/03/20

Universities and the industry are building research collaboration to create cleaner solutions for ships and work machines

Four Finnish higher education providers, the University of Vaasa, Aalto University, Tampere University and Åbo Akademi University, are engaged in establishing a research consortium together with the companies Wärtsilä and AGCO Power and other corporate and research partners. The research consortium sets out to create a roadmap towards low-emission seafaring technology and work machines and realise these objectives through innovation. The consortium also aims at developing flexible fuel...

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11/03/20

Answer the Vaasa students -survey

Let’s shape future’s Vaasa together!

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05/03/20

Introduction to sport: Australian rules football

The University of Vaasa in co-operation with Australian rules football team Waasa Wombat is organizing a introductory course in March.

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05/03/20

Day of Well-Being 18.3.

The University of Vaasa and The University of Vaasa’s Student association are organizing a day of well-being. The day of Well-being will be held on Wednesday March 18th from 11 am to 1 pm in Mathilda lobby.

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05/03/20

University of Vaasa will start using the BREAK PRO break exercise program

BREAK PRO is a professional break exercise program. It'll remind you to take breaks while studying, improve your working ergonomics and increase well-being while studying.

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05/03/20

Students in Vaasa survey 2020

Take part in the survey and make it easier for students that they will have better opportunities to create a life for themselves in Vaasa after graduating.

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02/03/20

Apply to be an international tutor

Become international tutor for Autumn Semester 2020! The application period is from March 2nd to March 16th.

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26/02/20

Dissertation: Bureaucratic ambition drives decision-makers to make zero decisions

Decision-makers are prepared to make entirely meaningless decisions on account of their own bureaucratic ambition, reveals Tapio Alho's doctoral dissertation in Industrial Management.

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25/02/20

Social Banks Rely on Their Motivated Investors

The main reason for the existence of social banks is to fund other social enterprises. On that basis, Simon Cornée from the University of Rennes 1, Panu Kalmi from the University of Vaasa and Ariane Szafarz from the Université Libre de Bruxelles propose that social banks can operate profitably and still lend to their borrowers at attractive interest rates when their owners and depositors accept lower returns on their investments.

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24/02/20

Dissertation: Hazardous waste or edible food? Retailers should make a bigger effort in reducing bread waste

More drive and novel and creative solutions are needed in retailing to tackle bread waste. Lotta Alhonnoro, M.Sc. (Econ), who will defend her dissertation at the University of Vaasa on Friday, 28 February, encourages grocery stores to reduce waste by making the most of technology, marketing methods and staff engagement.

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19/02/20

Osuva testing automatic indexing for the National Library

This information is intended for students who are about to submit their theses to Osuva.

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05/02/20

Arto Ojala becomes professor of international business at University of Vaasa

Arto Ojala, Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), has been appointed professor of international business at the University of Vaasa. He took up his post on 1 February.

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30/01/20

Major rise in interest towards international Master's programmes

The University of Vaasa's international Master's programmes attracted applicants from all over the world. The Master's programmes received a total of 1,137 applications from 63 countries, creating an overwhelming increase of 36% compared to last year (2019: 837). The applicants are particularly interested in the quality of education and Finnish study culture.

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27/01/20

Carbon capture in the waste-to-energy sector

Waste to Energy incineration plants have been ranked the 18th largest direct CO2 emitters to the atmosphere. Although not quite at the incomparable scales as steel and cement industries or large power plants, the waste to energy companies have an equal role in CO2 emission mitigation.

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21/01/20

Temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020

There are temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020 to cable work.

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20/01/20

Erasmus/Nordplus-grants

Nordplus is a programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers, which suports e.g. mobility. Students can study their own field in field-specific network or use Nordlys, which gives the possibility whatever they want if the host university agrees to it.

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15/01/20

Fumigation leak test of the sewers / Tervahovi building

A leak test of the sewers at the Tervahovi building will be done on January 24, 2020, starting at 06:00.

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14/01/20

Dissertation: New regional development model from University of Vaasa is helping public sector innovation activities in Ostrobothnia and in Europe

What role should public organisations play in innovation activities? Forthcoming dissertation by Antti Mäenpää is looking at the role of public organisations as innovation agents. Current European regional development strategy, Smart specialisation, is suggesting that public organisations should step up their game in regional innovation activities and look for new solutions, which are based on the new use of current regional activities.

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13/01/20

Please remember that the parking stickers will be renewed

The new parking stickers for the student of the University of Vaasa will came into force when the new year 2020 begins.

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09/01/20

The University of Vaasa drop-in thesis workshop service will expand from the beginning of 2020

In the drop-in workshop, we solve together with the University’s Psychologist and Tritonia’s Information Specialist students’ thesis-related problems, such as finding and evaluating sources, using the University’s new writing guidelines, overcoming writer’s blocks and efficient time management.

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09/01/20

University sports schedule spring 2020

Spring 2020 sports shifts and courses have begun for the most part.

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09/01/20

Study Abroad 2020-2021

Application period for exchange studies in Europe for academic year 2020-2021 is on 13.-31.1.2020.

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09/01/20

Big Heart Award

The Big Heart award is an equality award given by the University of Vaasa.