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Aalto Squad

The Aalto Squad is a bunch of amazing Aalto students from all over the world who are happy to share their experiences of studying at Aalto! Join the Squad for relaxed virtual coffee sessions on Friday afternoons! Check out the schedule below and sign up!
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Hi there! 

We are a bunch of driven students who all study in different fields at Aalto University and we are here to share our experiences both from inside and outside the classroom with you. 

Here, you can check out our blog and social media channels to see what we are up to. We also organise coffee sessions, participate in different events and visit universities and schools throughout the year to meet new prospective students. You can also contact us squad members through email or our social media channels to get more information on different programmes, studies and life in general.

Don't hesitate to reach out, we are here for you!

Join the Aalto Squad for a virtual coffee!

Are you curious about what studying at Aalto is truly like? Grab a cup of something hot and join our students for a chat about studies and student life at Aalto. Sessions are via Zoom and you will have the opportunity to ask questions via video, chat or voice!

Sessions are held every Friday 2-3 PM excluding public holidays. All times are GMT+3:00. All sessions are in English unless otherwise indicated.

Check out the next three sessions below and sign up!

Friday 9th April 2-3 PM 

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Join our students who will be chatting with you about being a student at Aalto!

Friday 16th April 2-3 PM 

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Join our students who will be chatting with you about being a student at Aalto! 

Friday 23rd April 2-3 PM 

Sign up here!

Join our students who will be chatting with you about being a student at Aalto! 

Please note that students cannot answer questions about applying to Aalto. If you have queries about applying please contact our Admission services

Who we are

Aalto Squad brings together students of 11 nationalities from multidisciplinary backgrounds and different levels of studies. Here you can read more about us.

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Find us

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at aaltosquad(at) 

Read our blog down below!

My Volunteering Experience at Slush 2018

My Volunteering Experience at Slush 2018

Have you heard of Slush? If no, let me tell you that Slush is one of the biggest conferences in the world for startups and investors in technology field which takes place in Helsinki, Finland.

Women in tech

Encouraging women to go for tech

Less than one third of scientists and engineers in Finland are women. In the EU Member States, only Luxembourg has less female engineers than Finland does. The number of female doctoral graduates in Finland is growing every year. However, there are still three times less female PhD graduates than male ones. This needs to change.

From Aalto University to the world

From Aalto University to the world

I can recommend taking advantage of the exchange opportunities in Aalto University to everyone. We often do not even realize how grateful we are to have so many choices to explore the world.

Aalto is for all ages

Aalto is for all ages

Considering furthering your education but thinking you are too old? Friends and family asking you how old you will be when you graduate? Tell them that you will be the same age as if you do not graduate!

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