Year of community spirits


Metropolia´s annual report 2009 has been released.

The year 2009 was a busy one for Metropolia, as we consolidated our operations and fine-tuned our strategy. Metropolia laid the foundation for its responsible operations and its goal to become the most esteemed university of applied sciences in Finland and the learning community with the best ability to renew itself.

Last year, a total of 14,853 students were enrolled at Metropolia. The largest faculty was Technology, which had almost 7,500 students working towards a degree. A total of 1,987 professionals with a higher education degree graduated from Metropolia and enjoyed a high employment rate. The staff at Metropolia numbered 1,116.

Metropolia was also among the most attractive places to study in Finland. For every undergraduate study place, there were more than four first-choice applicants.

During the year, Metropolia’s staff and students determined the values guiding our operations, which are transparency, expertise, high quality and community spirits.

Metropolia's annual report 2009

Riitta Konkola
President and Managing Director

Digital Wellbeing Sprint took over Lapinjärvi


New solutions sought to help the elderly during intensive week realised in the form of 3UAS cooperation
The main road of Lapinjärvi in Eastern Uusimaa was abuzz with a new kind of activity last week, as the municipality's centre acted at the scene for the Digital Wellbeing Sprint, an intensive...

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Support available related to events in Turku


On Friday August 18, 2017, there was a knife attack in Turku, a city on the Western coast of Finland. The police arrested the suspected attacker and is now investigating the incident.
The Well-being Services at Metropolia have informed Metropolia students via intranet to offer support for the stude...

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Minister of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia H.E. Dr. Tawfig AlRabia visited Metropolia UAS


The Minister of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia H.E. Dr. Tawfig AlRabia and his delegation visited Metropolia UAS on Thu 10.8.2017 as a part of the official visit to Finland.
Saudi Arabia has shown very much interest in the Finnish Education System and is seeking for mutual cooperation opportunit...

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Masterminds - Metropolia Master's Alumni Event


The number of Finnish Master’s degrees accomplished in universities of applied sciences is increasing. Many professionals with a pragmatic Bachelor's degree want to strive for a stronger position in the labor market and a boost their career development.
More than 2200 graduates have already g...

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Welcome to Metropolia - Student selection now published

The results of spring 2017 joint application have been published. In the autumn 3,700 new students begin their studies at Metropolia.
A total of 24 628 candidates applied to Metropolia this spring.
The applicant may track the results by logging into My Studyinfo at Electrical letters to a...

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Tuija Pulkkinen appointed Sales Director for EduExcellence Ltd

The international education service provider EduExcellence Ltd has appointed Tuija Pulkkinen as its new Sales Director. Pulkkinen will take up the post on 16 August and will also serve as the company’s Managing Director.
EduExcellence Ltd is a new education export company owned jointly by three un...

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From a School Project into a Recognized Innovation – Case Showerloop

School projects are an efficient way to learn and sometimes can lead to unexpected and recognized innovations and business ideas. Jason Selvarajan, an environmental engineer graduated from Metropolia in 2013, started his Showerloop project during his studies, in attempt to create water- and energy saving...

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