Being a tutor gives contacts with people from different cultures. Despite culture sharing, new international students are still not well represented in Finnish groups.
Refugees in Kuopio who have arrived to Finland few months or more than one year ago, are facing difficulties to enter the university and continue their studies. MAMUEF aims to increase their knowledge of Finnish university studies.
Around thirty students learned about Finnish winter and food culture and shared their own home-country experience on food during a Sykettä nutrition evening.
An activist art group annoyed some of the music fans with a prank that claimed all internet activity will be monitored during the festival.
Lantern walk, already a tradition in Kuopio is scheduled September 20th. The walk starts from Pesäpallo Stadium at 7pm.
There are currently 13 students staying at hostels and hotels due to the housing shortage. Jarno Pitko, who manages the housing situation, has received 43 inquiries for emergency accommodation.
Police advise all at the campus area to report any sightings of a person distributing anti-Islamic flyers. In May, the case was recorded as incitement to hatred.
As Festival lineups are published the expectations for the summer rise but there’s more: Roskilde festival launched Beercycling. You drink beer, pee and the pee goes to farmers growing grains to make beer. This year it’s time to taste the recycled beer.
Barry Reddin recently relocated to Joensuu from Brussels and looks back at the changing atmosphere in the European Capital in the wake of increased terrorist activity in the beleaguered city and the fallout from the recent attacks.
Joensuu Student Theatre decided to leave the words out of their big production coming out soon, and focused on kung fu instead.