Orientation Days 12. - 15.8., Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management, Haaga

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Orientation Days

Welcome to Pasila!

Orientation days are mandatory for all new students. Please note that you need a functioning PC (not an iPad nor a smartphone) at your disposal during the Orientation Days 12.8-15.8.2024.

Orientation Days are arranged at Haaga-Helia UAS Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11, 00430 HELSINKI except the first day for international students is on Pasila Campus. If you have completed earlier higher education studies, skills or gained knowledge at work or hobbies, you have a chance to transfer credits to your current degree. Please book an appointment with your guidance counsellor: [email protected] starting 7.8-8.8.2024 You can find more detailed information recognition of competences.


Monday 12.8.2024 (Pasila Campus)

10.00-16:00 – Welcome to Finland event (for international students who have not lived in Finland before)

Are you a new international degree student who is moving to Finland to start your studies at Haaga-Helia? If yes, you are warmly invited to our Welcome to Finland event.

Tuesday 13.8 L302

8.30-9.00 Registration in Valopiha, Official ID will be checked. Have your picture taken by student tutors. 
9.00-9.45 Welcome to Haaga Hospitality Campus: Risto Karmavuo | Degree programme info, Greetings from CEO & Mara
10.00-11.00 Haaga Campus House Rules & safety and security 
11.00-11.45 Lunch at Caffeli: Student tutors 
12.00-13.15 Haaga Campus tour & getting to know each other 
13.30-14.45 Logging into Haaga-Helia systems with student tutors. Bring your own laptop.
14.45-15.15 Study quide by tutor students

Wednesday 14.8.

8.30- 10.15 Digistart ICT (login check-up) Maija-Kerttu Sarvas
10.30-11.15 Recognition of prior learning; Substitutions and credit transfers: Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen & Presentation of Study Services Mari Törmänen
11.30-12.30 1st semester courses and course timetables (teachers+student tutors) 
12.30-13.15 Lunch: Student tutors 
13.15-14.00 Registration for 1st semester courses 
14.00-16:00 Brush up Business Mathematics (Moodle test) 
15.00-16:00 Language info for Finnish Students (Sirpa Kajarinne)

Thursday 15.8

8.30-9.45. Swedish test only for Finnish speaking student 
10.00 -11.15 Digistart part 2, Maija-Kerttu Sarvas 
11.30-12.15 Lunch with student tutors 
12.15- 13.15 Getting together with student tutors 
13.30- 14.30 Greetings from Student Unions; Pore ry & Sure 
14.30-15.30 Language info for international students: Jäppinen Tuula & Uusitalo Laura 
15.00-17.00 Finnish skills test part 1 and 2; Written Finnish language test for international students?

Additional information

Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen will have weekly counselling sessions “Introduction to studies” for the new students in the Degree Programme in Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management from the 2nd of school week.

Mari Törmänen Study advisor is available for helping you with technical issues.