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Wellbeing for students

Welcome! Here you will find information about and links to wellbeing tools and services at Aalto University.

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Dealing With Feelings

Keys to Your Wellbeing I: Dealing With Feelings

We can try to accept and explore difficult feelings. How? A wellbeing package for your use, produced by Aalto wellbeing professionals.

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Procrastination - what is it and what to do about it?

Procrastination, delaying, postponing... What is it and what to do if it disturbs you?

Mindfulness Excercises

Benefits of Calmness: mindfulness and other calming practices for You

Mindfulness and other soothing practices can be useful tools for you!

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Ville Ojanen: Is Your Brain Stuck? Watch this keynote lecture

Top lecturer and psychologist Ville Ojanen (PhD) delivered the keynote speech on Aalto Wellbeing Week 2022.

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Oasis blog: Navigating Student Life in Finland - A Global South Perspective

How to traverse studies, friendships, and relationships in an unfamiliar university system? It is vital to understand oneself and develop a strong sense of self to be able to form external relationships that complement one’s life. Read on to learn more about the tips by Aalto student Pranava Pakala on how to navigate in Finland as an international student!

Read more here!

Self-care: bubble baths or barricades?

As the autumn term kicks in and we start to plan for the new academic year, it is worth remembering that, to have the energy to act on issues close to our hearts, we need to pay attention to self-care.

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Inclusive European student mobility being developed in Unite's new project IDEM

The aim is to facilitate, for example, the full participation of students with disabilities and refugee backgrounds in exchange and mobility programs.

Read more here!

The goal of Aalto’s wellbeing operations is to build the community by supporting the individual

Aalto University offers you easily accessible support for your studies and all wellbeing-related questions and concerns that you may have. All wellbeing operations at Aalto aim to build inclusive community wellbeing where no individual is left behind.

Read the blog post here!
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CampusOmstart! stream from 9.3.2022

A recorded stream by OUBS for the Students Union AYY, from the CampusOmstart! happening on March 9, 2022.

See it on YouTube!
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Starting Point of Wellbeing

Starting Point of Wellbeing

The Starting Point of Wellbeing offers students advice and guidance on services related to wellbeing. We post links, tips and contact information here.

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Personal Impact

Personal Impact brings to light already existing courses in Aalto University on values and meaningfulness, self-leadership, societal impact, human potential and well-being.

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Supporting the international student exchange

At the School of Business, we encourage all students to become more internationally orientated during their studies by providing a grant to every student going on exchange abroad. By donating, you help our students gain important expertise, which is crucial for Finland’s competitiveness.

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Individual counselling by study and career counselling psychologists

Aalto’s study and career counselling psychologists offer online and on-campus individual counselling to Aalto students. You can drop in at the Starting Point of Wellbeing for individual counselling without an appointment.

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The Best Thing Today podcast series

The Best Thing Today is a podcast series by Aalto study, career and advanced study psychologists.

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Academic advising

Academic advising is a part of advising system that covers the whole study path of the student. Attending academic advising is a part of studies.

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Oasis of Radical Wellbeing blogs (external link)

Read more about radical wellbeing. From Oasis crew and our guests.


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Beat the Blues! -events for Aalto international students (autumn 2023)

Beat the Blues! are wellbeing-themed events for international students at Aalto, organized by Starting Point of Wellbeing and Wellbeing Ambassadors.
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Why summers in Finland are magical

Midsummer, midnight sun and a fresh mindset. Finland provides students with the perfect setting for summer relaxation
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"I'm more corageous." - Why co-teaching. Listen to a podcast

New season of Future-led learning podcast takes you to a very practical level of working with students. This season includes topical issues such as academic advising, inclusion, co-teaching and sustainability. Topic for the last episode of this season is co-teaching.
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Ida Salin: It takes courage to speak up

'The EDI topics involve a social debate that can stir up strong emotions, including polarisation. When I started the assignment, I was nervous about whether I could talk about the right issues in the right way.'

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