Orientation Days: STEM Sustainable Tourism and Event Management, day/full-time, Porvoo

Osaamisen tunnistaminen orientointipäivien malliin
Orientation Days

Orientation Days are mandatory for all new students. Please note that you will have to have a fully functioning PC (not an iPad nor a smartphone) at your disposal during the Orientation Days.
Starting day: Monday 9.1.23 at 9.00
Ending day: Wednesday 11.1.23 at 17.15

Orientation Days are arranged at Haaga-Helia UAS Porvoo Campus, Taidetehtaankatu 1, 06100 Porvoo.

There will be online Orientation (24 January 2023 at 09:00 - 11:30 Finnish time (UTC+2)) for those students who are not able to come to Finland by 30 January 2023 for on-campus studies. You will get information email about this on your email.

Orientation Days next week (9-11 January) are only for those who are able to come to Porvoo Campus latest on 30.1.2023 (not online).

If you have completed earlier higher education studies, You have 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: sari.sinisalmi-airila@haaga-helia.fi  We will have Teams or Zoom meetings available on Tuesday 3.1.2023 and Wednesday 4.1.2023

More detailed info on recognition of competences.   


Monday 9.1. at 9.00-15.00, venue 3424

9.00-10.30 Welcome to Haaga-Helia Porvoo Campus.
Greetings and Study Services, Study Advisor Reija Ahmaoja.
Study Services and practical issues, e.g. parking permits.
10.45-11.45 Porvoo Campus Tour & getting to know each other (tutors)
11.45-12.30 Lunch at Safkis with tutors
12.30 -13.30 Risto Karmavuo | Degree programme info, Greetings from Minna Hiillos etc.
13.45-14.15 Guidance in Haaga-Helia and Info video on learning difficulties; Special Needs Teacher Janne Mertala
14.15-15.00 Logging into Haaga-Helia systems with student tutors. Bring your own laptop! 

Tuesday 10.1.2023 at 9.00 – 16.00, venue 3424

9.00-11.00 Recognition of prior learning; Substitutions and credit transfers: Guidance Counsellor Sari Sinisalmi-Airila & Presentation of Study Services Reija Ahmaoja
11.15-12.00 1st semester courses (guidance counsellor) and course timetables Schedule and Tuudo  (Tutors)
12.00-12.45 Lunch: Student tutors
12.45-13.15 Degree regulations
13.15-14.00 Getting together with student tutors
14.00 -15.00 Welcome to Finland, Elin Andersson
15.00-16.00 Brush up Business Mathematics (Moodle test) at campus or at home

Wednesday 11.1 at 9.00 – 17.15, venue 3424

9.00-11.15 Digistart  (Tutors)
11.30-12.15 Lunch with student tutors
12.15- 13.15 Getting together with students tutors
13.30- 14.30 Greetings from Student Unions; Helga and Hepo
14.30-15.30 enrolment for 1st semester courses
15.45-17.15 Finnish skills test part 1 and 2; Written Finnish language test for international students

Thursday 12.1. 

8.45-9.45  Swedish skill test for Finnish students (online)
9.30-11.30  Welcome to Finland, Pasila Auditorium

Additional information

Guidance Counsellor Sari Sinisalmi-Airila will have weekly counselling sessions for the new students in the Degree Programme in Sustainable Tourism and Event Management from the 3rd school week (18.1.2023) onwards.

Please note that during my Christmas Break on 17.12.2022-1.1.2023 I do not follow my email.