Thoughts on Studying in English

By Iiris Aaltonen EBA18 Many people have asked me why I decided to study in English and why I didn’t go abroad to study if I wanted to study in a foreign language. To be honest, the idea of studying in English in Finland seemed somehow odd at first. I didn’t even consider it as … Continue reading Thoughts on Studying in English

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Challenging, educating and fun – being a student in Metropolia UAS

by Kristiin Karstep Year 1 A year ago I would not have pictured myself studying in a university. To take a year off after high school is definitely something I would recommend to everyone. After coming back from an exchange year in the United States I found myself looking at studying opportunities in English. I … Continue reading Challenging, educating and fun – being a student in Metropolia UAS

One summit, three cities, two countries: IFPSM World summit 2018 volunteers

by Saara Taha and Erkki Paunonen “Purchasing 2020: The New Role of Procurement” was the theme of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) World summit held 26th - 29th September 2018 in Helsinki and Tampere, Finland and Tallinn Estonia. The IFPSM is associated with 48 National and regional Purchasing Associations and 250,000 … Continue reading One summit, three cities, two countries: IFPSM World summit 2018 volunteers

Working for yourself for placement

Prativa Bhusal IBL15  3 months placement as CEO of PK Clothing in Helsinki Feb - April 2018 A small number of students choose to work for their own company as their work placement and we in Metropolia do encourage this. Our criteria state that the company must already be established before the work placement starts … Continue reading Working for yourself for placement

Logistics placement in Thailand at Damco

By Parichat Homchant I had a change to interview Parichat Homchant,  4th year IBL student from Thailand who just returned from her placement in Thailand, and now shares her experience with us. What was the motivation for you study in Metropolia? Well, actually I wanted to study in Finland due to its educational reputation and … Continue reading Logistics placement in Thailand at Damco

Internship in SAP in Barcelona, Spain

By  Liisa-Brett Sonnenberg Since the first year in Metropolia Business School, I always felt how our professors were encouraging us to take challenges by participating in international projects, going for an exchange or completing internships abroad. Well, I can say that they were successful with me, because I followed all their recommendations and after every challenge, … Continue reading Internship in SAP in Barcelona, Spain