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. The schedules and processes of academic advising vary, depending on the school.

Academic advisor is a person, representing the study programme, with whom the student may discuss goals and wishes related to studies as well as topics related to the field and its research. Academic advisor is often a professor or a lecturer.

The aim of the guidance is to support the student in their study path and to be the person who cares, helps and gives advices. When it comes to new students, academic advising plays a key role when student evaluates the interest and attractiveness of the programme in question. You may read more about academic advising in the menu below, organized in different Aalto schools.

Guidance and support for students

Guidance and support for study wellbeing, study planning and career reflections for Aalto students.

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Thesis advising in Aalto University

Thesis is an individual work, made by the student. Nevertheless, students have both right to receive advising and responsibility to ensure the quality of the thesis work by discussing with the thesis advisor during the process.

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