The expert blog publishes topical texts with a personal touch. The blog deals with, for example, VAMK’s operation, such as learning, or research, or themes related to our operational environment or partners. The purpose of the blog, in addition to disseminating expository information, is also to produce situation awareness and analyse VAMK’s trends in particular and also to raise new topics for general discussion.
Hydrogen on the west coast: BotH2nia seminar in Oulu and Raahe
Hydrogen is currently a hot topic and there are plenty of hydrogen activities in Finland. In 2021 a hydrogen network...
Autumn in Den Bosch – a Travel Blog
In November 2021 we had the privilege of visiting 's-Hertogenbosch, also called Den Bosch. This trip was part of our...
VAMK increased by 66% the number of primary applicants – diversification is a cornerstone
Finnish higher education attracts tuition-fee paying students. The results of the first national joint application for the English-taught degree programmes...
Spring – a mindset for a fresh start!
How does Spring affect our moods, productivity and how can we make most of it? As most of us might...
Kvarken Shop – Creating Versatility to The Business Structure of The Region
Established in 2019, the Kvarken Shop was a co-creation of 8 independent crafts entrepreneurs from the World Heritage site of...
The Importance of Friendship in Educational Relationships
From left to right René Klep, Pieter Schep, Thomas Sabel, Peter Smeds. Background The co-operation “Creating Sustainable Business Solutions”, in...
Understanding Finland and the Finns through Movies and Films
It is often said that to understand a country and its people you should study the local history and the...
First job in Finland – an experience from an international job applicant
I completed my master’s studies in Finland, but finding a job has not been an easy journey. Even though Finland...
Your Finnish for Foreigners course is over – what now?
When it comes to a Finnish course for international students the course has given you a start in understanding and...
Tips for Coordinating an International EU Project
This article provides tips for coordinating an award-winning international EU project.