Student Guide

Events and resources for admitted masters students

On this page we have gathered all the webinars, events and other resources Aalto has available for newly admitted masters students. We invite you to join the webinars, meet your peers on Goin', and get to know your study community better in meetings organised by programmes.
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Join webinars for all admitted students

Meet our staff and students in webinars organised for newly admitted students. In the webinars we help you with the questions you might have before starting your studies at Aalto. Browse the upcoming webinars and sign up below! Here you will also find the recordings of the webinars that have already been held.

Connect with other newly admitted students

Can't wait to meet the people you'll be studying with? Get to know fellow newly admitted students by joining Goin' Connect. Chat with students coming to the same programme, find people from different countries, and get to know people who share your interests.

Start chatting!
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Connect with current Aalto students

Do you have questions that only an Aalto student can answer? Our Aalto Squad student ambassadors are ready to chat with you about their own experiences and all things Aalto! Chat with them on Unibuddy or join them for a Q&A in their virtual coffee sessions on 12 and 19 April at 2 PM Finnish time (registration link on the Fairs and events for applicants page)! You can also read about their experiences in their blog posts.

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Chat with Aalto students

Are you wondering what it is like to study at Aalto? Come chat with our students about all things Aalto on Unibuddy chat platform.

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Fairs and events for applicants

This page gives information on upcoming events, fairs and webinars for applicants. Join Aalto students for a virtual coffee every Friday or come meet Aalto University students and staff in Finland and abroad!

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More than the degree | Aalto Blogs (external link)

Blogposts by Aalto Squad student ambassadors. Read all about student life and studies at Aalto University!

Meet your study community in field-specific events

Some of our schools and programmes host events where admitted students have the chance to meet with and ask questions from school and programme representatives such as programme heads, other staff members and current students. The students whose schools and programmes host events will receive direct invitations by email.

The following programmes will host events for admitted students (the list is updated continuously):

  • Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, 9 April 2024 at 2:15 PM
  • Urban Studies and Planning, MSc in Architecture, 10 April 2024 at 11 AM
  • Electronics and Nanotechnology, 10 April 2024 at 3 PM
  • CCIS – Signal Processing and Data Science, 11 April 2024 at 2 PM
  • CCIS – Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, 11 April 2024 at 2:30 PM
  • Global Management (including CEMS), 12 April 2024 at 11 AM
  • CCIS – Speech and Language Technology, 12 April at 2 PM
  • Hydrogen and Electric Systems, 12 April 2024 at 3 PM
  • Welcome to the School of Business -webinar, 15 April 2024 at 1 PM
  • Automation and Electrical Engineering, 15 April 2024 at 1:30 PM
  • Geoengineering, 15 April 2024 at 4 PM
  • CCIS – Communications Engineering, 16 April at 10 AM
  • CCIS – Acoustics and Audio Technology, 16 April at 2 PM
  • Chemistry and Materials Science, 18 April 2024 at 2 PM
  • Geoinformatics, 19 April 2024 at 1 PM

NB! All times are local Finnish time (EEST).

Other events and relevant resources

In addition to Aalto University, other service providers also provide support for new students relocating to Finland and the Helsinki capital region. Below you can find a constantly updated list of helpful resources!


Other resources

Study in Finland – Offer Holder Events 

Study in Finland organizes the following onsite events for offer holders in April 2024 and additionally one online event on 11 April. Register to the onsite events here. Please note that all times are communicated in local time:  

  • Beijing, Finnish Ambassador’s Residence, 10th of April, 14:00-16:30
  • Online, 11 April, 13:00-14:30, register here! 
  • Shanghai, 12th of April, Finnish Consular’s Residence, 14:00-16:30
  • Delhi, Finnish Ambassador’s Residence, 12th of April, 18:00-20:30
  • Hanoi, Hotel Du Parc, 15th of April 18:00-21:00
  • Ho Chi Minh, Hotel Sheraton, 16th of April, 18:00-21:00
  • Ankara, Embassy of Finland, 19th of April, 18:00-21:00
  • Mumbai, Consulate General of Finland, 20th of April, 19:00-21:00
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Stay connected on social media

  1. Share your journey to Aalto! Tag Aalto accounts and use the hashtag #AaltoUniversity
  2. Instagram: @AaltoUniversity@AaltoArts, @AaltoBiz@AaltoChem, @AaltoElec and @Aalto.Eng
  3. Snapchat: get to know the student life
  4. YouTube: student vlogs, programme videos and more

Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. Experience the tour on desktop, mobile or with VR headset.

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Start preparing for your studies and career in Finland

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Finland Studies open online course (external link)

This course offers a starting point for learning about studying at Finnish universities. The course offers societal-, organisational-, and individual-level perspectives on Finnish student life as well as practical know-how for studying in Finland.

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Finland Works open online course (external link)

In this course, we will look at how to navigate Finnish working life and how to build a career. We explore working life in Finland from societal, organisational and individual perspectives.

Want to learn Finnish?

The Survival Finnish Online course is a great way to get a taste of the Finnish language already before arriving to the country. The next opening for the course is on 3 May – 9 June, 2024, and the enrollment is open from25 March until 22 April, 2024.Sign up for Survival Finnish Online course by following these steps:

  1. Sign up for the Aalto OpenLearning platform. If you are a new user, create a user account by clicking “Create new account”. Go to the email you used for login and click the confirmation link.
  2. Enrol to the course on the course page.

Studying Finnish

Information and tips on learning Finnish in and out of the classroom

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Survival Finnish Online – Learn the fundamentals of Finnish (external link)

Learn to greet and introduce yourself! Learn numerals, food and shopping vocabulary, days of the week, times and other central expressions of time, work and university-related vocabulary, places and expressions of location.

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