Master info letter January 2022

Dear Master student, happy new year 2022! In this info letter you can find useful information on topical issues at the beginning of the spring semester.

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The spring semester starts in a challenging COVID-19 situation. Please find below covid related information about the start of the spring semester as well as other topical issues.

Haaga-Helia's COVID-19 policies for the start of the spring semester 2022

The management of Haaga-Helia has decided that teaching and guidance activities will take place remotely until 30 January 2022. From Monday 31 January onwards, we aim to return to normal operations as much as possible if the situation with COVID-19 allows. We follow the authorities' instructions and guidelines in our decision-making and make risk-based assessments of the current circumstances and modify our policies when necessary.

Information on new instructions and policies will be published at the Haaga-Helia website and Tuudo service.

Opening hours for campuses and library

Campuses remain open and services are open online and with certain limitations on campuses.

You can check the opening hours for the libraries at Haaga-Helia campuses at the website.

Enroll to courses that start in January by Friday January 14 at 4 p.m.

Two new online implementations for Applied Design Research course in the spring 2022:

  • Applied Design Research RDI2HM101-3016 on Tuesday evenings (5.40–8.30 p.m.) starting January 31, 2022
  • Tutkimuksellinen kehittäminen TKI2HM001-3038 maanantai-iltaisin (17:40 – 20:30) alkaen 14.2.2022 [IN FINNISH]

Also, the following courses that start in January (3rd period) still have room for new students:

  • Organisaatiot muutoksessa (ORG2HM001-3017)
  • Oppimista edistävä organisaatio (ORG2HM002-3014) 
  • Leading Creative Planning and Production (COM4HM106-3002)
  • Growth Through Entrepreneurial Resources and Networks (ENT4HM106-3002)

Also, there is still room in many implementations on the 4th period. You can enroll to those until the Friday prior to the first lesson.

Please also note the new courses for the spring (starting January 17) below. They suit as free choice studies for all students:

Student Exchange and applying for exchange

An info session for Master students about student exchange, Cern BootCamp and Ulysseus Entre Camp will be arranged on Wednesday January 19, 2022, at 4 p.m. (until ca. 5 p.m.) in Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting 
Meeting ID: 641 0668 5039

More information on exchange studies for Master students can be found on Haaga-Helia webpages at Go global during your studies.

Ulysseus Entre Camp (5cr) Helsinki 2022: 6.-10.6. 2022.  Ulysseus Entre Camp Helsinki 2022 will bring together 40 Master-level students from six Ulysseus partner universities. The camp will take place in Helsinki, June 6-10, 2022. The topic of the camp is Shared Value & Sustainability, and the students will work on a challenge with an aim to create sustainable business solutions for the future.

CERN BootCamp (10cr) in Switzerland 2022: 5.-11.6. 2022. CERN BootCamp is an innovative study concept, which is co-created together with CERN, universities and companies for each implementation. BootCamp provides a unique international learning experience to the group of Master’s degree students with a multidisciplinary educational background. The focus of the studies is to solve societal problems or challenges of the case organizations by applying service design methods to have a genuinely people centered, empathetic approach.

New Master Thesis web pages have been published

Updated instructions, including the new evaluation criteria for Master thesis, and thesis workshops for the spring can be found at the new Master thesis webpages:

On these pages we have compiled a description of the stages, requirements, and goals of doing the thesis. It is worth reading the materials well in advance and carefully, as they provide the answer to many things.

Specialisations' evenings in the spring

Please follow the Teams of your own specialisation. There you can find for instance the link for participating the specialisations’ evening.

Please find below the dates and times of the specialisations’ evenings for the spring:
Thu 2 February at 17.40–20.30 (in English)    
Wed 9 March at 17.40–20.30 (in Finnish)
Wed 13 April at 17.40–20.30 (in English)

Best regards,
Master Team