Haaga, Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management, full-time | Orientation days

Kuvituskuva opiskelua

Welcome to study to Haaga-Helia! 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 from Mon 15.8.22 onwards.

Orientation Days are arranged at Haaga-Helia UAS Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11, 00320 HELSINKI.

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: taina.pallonen@haaga-helia.fi starting from 8.8.2022.

Meetings could be arranged 10-11.8 during office hours (8-16)

More detailed info on recognition of competences please find here  haaga-helia.fi/en/recognition-competences

Programme L302 

Monday 15.8. 

  • 9.00-9.30 Registration in Valopiha, Official ID will be checked. Have your picture taken by student tutors.
  • 9.30-10.30 Welcome to Haaga Hospitality Campus: Risto Karmavuo | Degree programme info 
  • 10.30-11.15 Haaga Campus house rules
  • 11.15-12.15 Lunch at Caffeli (meal cards and Slice application)
  • 12.15-12.30 Hotel Haaga Tour
  • 12.30-13.15 Haaga Campus tour & getting to know each other
  • 13.30-15.00 Logging into Haaga-Helia systems. Bring your own laptop! 

Tuesday 16.8.

  • 8.30-9.30 Recognition of prior learning; Substitutions and credit transfers: Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen 
  • 9.45-11.30 Digi start ICT, (login check-up)
  • 11.30-12.15 Lunch with student tutors
  • 12.15-13.00 1st semester courses and course timetables 
  • 13.15-14.00 Registration for 1st semester course
  • 14.00-16:00 Brush up Business Mathematics (Moodle test)

Wednesday 17.8. 

  • 8.00-9.00 Welcome to Finland / Exchange info: International Coordinator Jenni Mäkelä 
  • 9.15-11.15 ICT, part 2 (digi start)
  • 11.30-12.15 Lunch with student tutors
  • 12.15-13.15 Video greeting from The Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa: Welcome to Hospitality Business
  • 13.30-15.00 Greetings from Student Unions; Pore ry & Sure
  • 15.00-16.00 Language info for Finnish students
  • 15.00-17.00 Finnish skills test part 1; Written Finnish language test for international students

Thursday 18.8.

  • 8.30-9.45 Swedish skills test (only for Finnish students) L40X
  • 10.00-12.00 Finnish skills test part 2: Oral test (only for international students) L318

Additional information: Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen will have weekly counselling sessions for the new students in the Degree Programme in Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management from the 2nd school week (30.8. onwards).