Active aging the theme of the international week

14.03.2012

Seminar about active aging at the Helsinki Campus. Photo: Ilmo Mikkola.

International guests of the Faculty of Welfare and Human Functioning visit the Sibelius Monument. Photo: Mai Salmenkangas.

Joke Knockaert from Belgium discuss in a workshop with the students how the interests for learning of the aged can be reviewed. Photo: Mai Salmenkangas.

Stand of Ghana in the kickoff of the international week. Photo: Ilmo Mikkola.

During the International Week the Faculty of Welfare and Human Functioning received over 20 international lecturers, students, staff and representatives of the local cooperation partners. The theme of the week was “Active aging”.

The lecturers came from partner universities and organizations from Europe, Africa and Asia. During the intensive week from 5-9 March 2012 the language of instruction was English, and seminars related to Active Aging were offered. Apart from the seminars that were open to all, the degree programmes also organized lectures and workshops specific to their field.

The participants enjoyed the benefits of a forum for interaction and creation of international networks, with the help of which the future is built.

Further information

Welfare and Human Functioning, International Coordinator Lea Moua, tel. +358 50 321 8428, firstname.surname@metropolia.fi


Welcome to Metropolia - Student selection now published

29.06.2017

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 studyinfo.fi. Electrical letters...

Read More ››

Tuija Pulkkinen appointed Sales Director for EduExcellence Ltd

29.06.2017

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 thr...

Read More ››

From a School Project into a Recognized Innovation – Case Showerloop

26.06.2017

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 s...

Read More ››

Helsinki to Launch Self-Driving Bus in Regular Service on RoboBusLine

15.06.2017

New logo of City of Helsinki
RoboBus will constitute the second phase in autonomous bus trials
The Finnish capital Helsinki plans to launch a new bus line operated with one self-driving bus to start operation in the fall of 2017. The introduction of Helsinki RoboBusLine represents a shift from an experimental phase to regular,...

Read More ››

13.06.2017

Master's-level Degree in Health Business Management exported to Sri Lanka

Human Resource Management Institute (HRMI) and Metropolia UAS have signed 13.6.2017 a partnership agreement regarding Master's-level Degree Programme in Health Business Management. The agreement was signed by the Human Resource Management Institute’s Head of Operations, Netthasinghe Nanayakkara Dil...

Read More ››

29.05.2017

Business Students Creating New Solutions for Finnish Red Cross

Metropolia Business School’s annual International Project Week (IPW) took place at Leppävaara campus on 15-19 May 2017. The project week focuses on business ethics and includes international lectures as well as practical work on a real-life company case in small groups. This year the event was...

Read More ››

26.05.2017

The academic year culminates in the spring graduation ceremonies

More than 3000 students graduated from Metropolia during the academic year 2016 - 2017. About 2600 students have received or are about to receive a Bachelor's degree diploma and nearly 400 have completed a Master's degree.
Most of the graduates of the past academic year are from the field of technology ...

Read More ››


Displaying results ###SPAN_BEGIN###%s to %s out of ###SPAN_BEGIN###%s