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 in meetings organised by programmes, and chat with current Aalto students on Unibuddy and Friday coffee sessions.
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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.

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Connect with other newly admitted students

Can't wait to meet the people you'll be studying with? Network with 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.

You can find more information and the invitation link to join the platform in your email!

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! Join them in their coffee sessions each Friday or chat with them on Unibuddy! You can also read about their experiences in their blog posts.

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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More than the degree | Aalto Blogs (external link)

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

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Meet your study community in programme-specific events

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

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

  • Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence – CCIS, 4 April at 3 PM (EEST)
  • Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering, 5 April 2023 at 1 PM (EEST)
  • Acoustics and Audio Technology – CCIS, 11 April 2023 at 2 PM (EEST)
  • Electronics and Nanotechnology, 13 April 2023 at 3 PM (EEST)
  • Geoengineering, 14 April 2023 at 2 PM (EEST)
  • Speech and Language Technology – CCIS, 14 April at 3 PM (EEST)
  • Signal Processing and Data Science – CCIS, 14 April 2023 at 3:30 PM (EEST)
  • Advanced Energy Solutions, 17 April 2023 at 3.30 PM (EEST)
  • Automation and Electrical Engineering, 18 April at 2 PM (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 list of helpful resources!

Events

Other resources

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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 & TikTok: 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.

Get to know the campus already!
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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?

To enroll in the Survival Finnish Online course before you have your Aalto login, click the link below and on the page, click login in the top right corner to create a new account and use the enrolment key SurFi23.

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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