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Hakijamäärät 2019 / Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto
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Over 12 000 applicants to Bachelor’s programmes

Number of applicants increased from last year.

Aalto University fashion students to reveal their sustainable visions for the future

From recycled materials to Ioncell fabric, Aalto fashion design will light up the Fashion Meets Sustainability event in Paris
Press releases
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Semi Ilmonen Lampinen Aalto University

What are arts teachers needed for, Marja Rastas?

The world contains a void in art education, says Lecturer of Visual Arts Pedagogy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Marja Rastas. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Agreement on Wiley's journal package until the end of 2019

FinELib's negotiations with Wiley continue. More time for the negotiations was gained by continuing the 2018 agreement till the end of 2019.
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Fortum and Aalto University tighten their cooperation

3-year Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bioeconomy and circular economy.
Cooperation
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Aalto-yliopiston rehtori Ilkka Niemelä ja Fortumin toimitusjohtaja Pekka Lundmark allekirjoittavat aiesopimuksen yhteistyöstä 5.4.2019

A ground-breaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope presented 10 April

Six press conferences will be held simultaneously around the globe.
Research & Art
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This image contains a collage of ESO’s telescopes at various sites in Chile.

Search for Heads of Departments at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for positions of Heads of Departments´ at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
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Alumni Ambassador's story: Mia Sirkiä

“For me, choosing the major subject was very difficult, as I did not want to delimit any options at the time when I was interested in many things”, reflects Mia Sirkiä, the School of Business Alumni Ambassador. She encourages students in similar situations: ”Think about your own interests and navigate according to those. True passion will lead to prosperity!”
Cooperation
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Mia Sirkiä

School of Arts, Design and Architecture is searching for Vice Deans

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for position of Vice Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
University
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What the Finnish concept of sisu can offer the world

First study dedicated to the world-famous concept: sisu can help people exceed preconceived limitations, but can be detrimental when used unwisely
Press releases, Research & Art
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Emilia Lahti

Comforting hospital walls

Surprising art at Helsinki’s New Children’s Hospital turns thoughts away from illness and brings joy both to the children and their families.
Aalto Magazine, Cooperation
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Helsingin Uuden lastensairaalan virtuaaliakvaario. Kuva: Sourya Sen.

What times, what customs!

The Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering Kristiina Kruus doesn’t miss the job interview customs of the previous millennium.
Aalto Magazine, University
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Kristiina Kruus Aalto Magazinessa. Kuva: Kalle Kataila.

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Lectures and seminars

Ramboll lectures

The Ramboll lectures began in January and are open to all Aalto University students and staff.
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Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Lassi Haaranen "Broadening Automated Assessment: Improving Learning Experiences with Computing Education Research"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 09:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
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Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Arto Hellas "Modern Education Race: Digital Education, Massive Open Online Courses, Microdegrees"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 14:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
Updated 17.4.2019
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