Principal lecturer, Dr Sc Jaana Holvikivi has been invited as a member to IFIP


Principal lecturer, Dr Sc Jaana Holvikivi has been invited as a member to IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) TC-3 WG 3.4 - Professional and Vocational Education in ICT. Dr Holvikivi has been active in participating in IFIP conferences since 1991, and her publications include

  • Holvikivi, J., Enhancing Innovation Potential through Local Capacity Building in Education , in: K.Kimppa, D.Whitehouse, T.Kuusela, & J.Phahlamohlaka (Eds.):ICT and Society, pp. 27-38, Springer;
    HCC 11 Conference 30.7.-1.8.2014 @ University of Turku, Finland
  • Holvikivi, J., Building basic competences for culturally diverse ICT professionals, KeyCIT2014, 1 -4 July 2014, Potsdam, Germany
  • Holvikivi, J., Cultural variation in perception and coding in IT students, 10th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education, 1 - 5 July 2013, Torun, Poland; Vol 1, pp. 200-208.
  • Holvikivi, J., Conditions for Successful Learning of Programming Skills , in N. Reynolds and M. Turcsányi-Szabó (Eds.): KCKS 2010, IFIP AICT 324, pp. 155–164, 2010.

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Principal Lecturer Tero Nurminen to FKII Advisory Board


The Federation of Korean Information Industries (FKII) has appointed Principal Lecturer, PhD (Admin.), Lic.Sc. (Tech.) Tero Nurminen from Metropolia to its Advisory Board as an International Advisor until June 2018.
Nurminen’s role is to develop cooperation between the information technology ...


Collaboration and partnerships leading to success


How can higher education institutes intensify their collaboration and encourage their staff to change ideas and knowledge in a motivating way? What are the elements of a fruitful, visible and long-term partnership and cooperation? How can higher education institutes strengthen their role as develope...


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...


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...



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 opportunities w...



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 gradua...



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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