Second place in Business Model Competition for Metropolia's students

31.03.2014

Finland's first Business Model Competition (BMC), was held on 19.03.2014 at the Oma Yritys 2014 -fair. BMC is a rapidly growing new market innovation competition. Mobile.Queue, which is a start-up company of five Metropolia’s student’s, reached second place in the competition, as well as was the audience’s favorite. The company's goal is to shorten the waiting time at customer service points.

- Competition has a clear demand, as customers, marketing and sales are the issues that start-ups typically leave for too little attention. Involving customers systematically from the beginning, makes the vision and product simpler and more focused and the value proposition clearer to customers, increasing the chance to succeed, says competition’s country manager Ola Sundell.

Mobile.Queue's members are business and engineering students from Metropolia; Kätlin Jurs and Minja Smura study in the European Management degree program, Jisa Greus in the Business Administration program and Hai Sun and Shi Zhen in the Information and Communication Technology degree program.

Although the team did not win, they will continue to work hard and to participate in future contests as well as develop the service further. You can follow the development of Mobile.Queue onTwitter (@ Mobile.Queue) or read more about the company here.


LOGY Association awards Metropolia alumni with scholarship

10.01.2018

Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics, LOGY, recognized again the best Dissertation, best Master's thesis and best Bachelor's thesis in the field of purchasing and logistics. Winners were announced and awarded with scholarships at the annual members´ meeting on the 23rd  of Nove...

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Make the choice of your life - study your degree in English at Metropolia UAS!

08.01.2018

Apply to study your degree in English at Metropolia UAS. The joint application for the English Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees is from 9 to 24 January 2018. The studies begin in August.
How to apply
Check out the complete English Degree Programme offering and application guidelines on the Me...

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Record number of Bachelor's degrees, and the first technology double degree

22.12.2017

The number of Bachelor's degrees in 2017 was almost 2700, which is a new Metropolia record. New records were made within Business Administration and Health Care and Social Services. We also had a new first when, on 18 December, we had our first double degree in technology by Kai Kukasch from Fr...

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Textile students' Urban Forest in Heimtextil 2018 fair

21.12.2017

Textile Design students are participating 12th time to the world’s biggest fair of home and public space interior design, Heimtextil, in Frankfurt, Germany from 9th to 12th January 2018. This year there are 16 different schools from all around the world participating the Campus Exhibition.
In...

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11.12.2017

Metropolia Master’s students gain new understanding on EU decision making processes on a study trip to Maastricht and Brussels


As a highlight of the three day study trip the group went for a visit to the European Parliament, hosted by MEP, Ms Lieve Wierinck. The themes for the study trip were lobbying and public affairs in practice in the EU.
During the visit, the participants met Public Affairs professionals from Business Eu...

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23.11.2017

U!REKA conference showcases urban research projects

Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance (U!REKA) organized its second annual conference on November 20-22, 2017, hosted by Edinburgh Napier University.
Anna-Maria Vilkuna, Director of Research and Development at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, commented that the U!REKA alliance offers...

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17.11.2017

Finland is at the forefront of research in autonomous buses – driverless buses considered reliable

There is great global interest in autonomous vehicles as a future means of transport. However, up until now there has been no available research data on user experiences. The first survey on passenger experiences of robot buses was published on 6 November 2017 in the renowned journal, Transport Policy.&n...

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