10 reasons to study abroad

  Not that anyone really needed a real excuse to fly to a far-away country to get a world-class education there and try on a romantic image of an exchange student, but if you are still not fully determined, here is our list of 10 reasons why it is worth doing. Start to learn new…

Why you should visit the Cathedral when in Helsinki

Text and photos by Michael Scott year 1 The Helsinki Cathedral is perhaps one of the most iconic buildings in the center of Helsinki. Built in a prominent place in the very heart of Helsinki, it reminds us of the wealth and glory of the Russian empire, this is because it was built during the…

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…

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…

My journey through Slush

By Veso Varik EBA year 1 This year at the start of my BBA studies in Metropolia UAS I found out about the tech-leading event of Slush that has been held in Helsinki almost annually for the past five years. So I decided to chip in and experience it in a different way – as…