Information about living costs
Students can apply for student housing through the Porvoo Student Housing Foundation at www.porvoonopiskelija-asunnot.fi. Web pages are only in Finnish but Ms Taina Lehti email@example.com , tel 010 256 3185 can provide detailed information. Students
Degree students get bus and train tickets at discounted rates with the VR and Matkahuolto student cards. Those who reside permanently in the HSL/HRT regional ticket can also get a discount on the HSL/HRT travel card.
Haaga-Helia’s Student Union Helga is a statutory part of the university of applied sciences, and its most important duty is promoting the interests of students. The student organisations have offices at the Pasila campus. HePo ry works as local student union for Porvoo students. HePo also rents out lockers for Porvoo Campus students. For all Haaga-Helia students there are also sport services available in ten different UAS campuses around capital area: www.zonesports.fi/en
The restaurant at Porvoo Campus (ISS Porvoo Campus) provides lunch at student rates for students, who must present a valid student card or KELA meal subsidy card at the cash desk.
Health care services
The statutory health care services of university students are the responsibility of the local health stations and public health nurses working at the educational institution. Students who have started their studies can get a personal health interview during their first year. The nurse can also be contacted at later stages of studies.