Match Up - The XR Event 20th Nov 2019 4 -9 PM
Helsinki XR Center presents: Match Up - The XR Event is an annual SLUSH pre-event in Helsinki, focusing on AR/VR industry, technologies and solutions. The event is held now for the third time and it will host 500+ attendees from all over the world.
During the evening attendees will meet top AR/VR c...
The robot bus trial experiences in Helsinki positive - the challenge level rising
The capital city of Finland, Helsinki, strives to be carbon neutral by 2035. Various trials have been conducted to find ways to reduce transportation emissions. Smart Mobility projects of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences have introduced robot buses to the streets of Helsinki in residen...
Climate University drives sustainability education
Today’s global challenges can best be tackled with science-based and multidisciplinary approaches. Climate University, a joint project between eleven Finnish universities, builds knowhow and e-learning materials on climate crisis and other global sustainability challenges. Apart from universit...
U!REKA Eyes New EU European Universities Bid
The collaboration platform U!REKA intends to participate in the second 'European Universities' pilot in 2020, as soon as the application guidelines are announced.
This is a grant programme for cooperative European higher education institutions, which aims to educate a new generation of European stu...
First Sri Lankan graduated with a Top-up Bachelor Degree in Nursing
The first Sri Lankan student with a Top-up Bachelor Degree in Nursing graduated on 18.6.2019. Mr Chandra Pradeep Kankanigei received his degree diploma at Metropolia’s Myllypuro campus in Helsinki.
Mr Kankanigei held an Advanced Diploma in Nursing from the International Institute of Health Science...
Metropolia celebrates the Pride week with flags on the campuses
Metropolia UAS participates in the Pride week.
"Parity and equality are part of education in the university communities. The importance of those values are never reminded often enough in the global world", President and CEO Riitta Konkola says.
The pride flags are out during the celebration week at Met...
Helsinki XR-Center Housewarming Party & Grand Opening
We have a pleasure to cordially invite you to the Housewarming party & Grand Opening of Helsinki XR Center - the home of Extended Reality.
Please join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres on 5th of September from 4 pm to 8 pm. Our honorary guests cut the red ribbon of the first class XR showroom...
10 Days 100 Challenges all about women in tech and buying sustainably
This year the inspiring themes of the 10 Days 100 Challenges programme were Future of Work and Sustainability. Around 90 participants from 3AMK have worked on the challenges.
10 days 100 Challenges is an open innovation programme and a part of Professional Summer School where participants learn new work...
Brainstorming solutions for health technology in Digital Wellbeing Sprint
Digital Wellbeing Sprint took place for the third time in May. The program is a part of 3AMK Professional Summer School and the aim was to solve challenges given by companies in health technology. Solving the challenges required knowledge from very different fields.
Digital Wellbeing Sprint is an open i...
SIMHE-Metropolia and SIMHE at University of Helsinki Presented Their Services at the World Village Festival in Helsinki
Kaisaniemi park and the Rautatientori square in Helsinki were the arena for the World Village festival last weekend. The festival gathered some 400 non-governmental organisations, Finnish as well as international artists and many speakers displayed their services and debated over common interests. The fe...
A record number of students with Master's degree and within business administration – Maija will go from graduation party to A&E and peacekeeping
More than 2,000 students will graduate from Metropolia this spring. Graduation ceremonies are held on the campuses on 24 May. One of the graduates is Maija Väyrynen, who has completed an English-language Health Care degree.
Master's degrees are more and more popular. This time there is a record num...
The Finnish game industry professionals chose Bit1 2019 winners
The best Finnish student game was chosen in Bit1 Game Awards in Tampere at 7.-8.5. The 12 finalist teams had been selected from regional PreBits arranged in Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. Oulu region didn't have PreBits this year, but they had three teams to send to the finals. During Bit1, the judges gave...
Metropolia UAS Annual Report 2018 Published
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences has published its Annual Report 2018.
The report covers the reviews of the Chairman of the Board, Henri Kuitunen, and the President and CEO, Riitta Konkola, financial statements and graphics of the UAS’ key figures.
Metropolia turned ten in August 2018, m...
CERN BootCamp started with kick off days in Tikkurila
CERN BootCamp is a 3AMK-program targeted for students in master’s programs. It digs into global challenges. CERN BootCamp is organized now for the second time.
Learning café takes place during the kick off days. The aim is to get the students to know the challenger and each other and also b...
Various business ideas were developed in Cambridge Venture Camp
Cambridge Venture Camp -program aims for developing business ideas. It is currently on its 11th round. The program consists of two intensive weeks - the first is executed around Helsinki and metropolitan area. The second week students spent in Cambridge, UK.
The Finnish week has been busy. During the we...
Van Lang University and Metropolia strengthen their cooperation - focus on cleantech and sustainability
Van Lang University in Vietnam and Metropolia UAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 10th of April 2019. The agreement is for the fields of Business, Culture and Technology.
The aim is to strengthen mutual academic cooperation both in staff and teacher exchange as well ...
Financial statements 2018: Metropolia posts an improved result and enhances its social impact through innovation hubs
Metropolia chose social impact as the focus of its operations in 2018. To this end, the UAS has concentrated its RDI activities at five phenomenon-based innovation hubs.
Financial statements 2018
Turnover and other operational income totalled EUR 96.2 million. Operating expenses amounted to EUR 94.4 m...
Helsinki XR Center - the gateway to Finnish VR and AR
Helsinki XR Center (HXRC), a Digital Innovation Hub of XR technologies was founded by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and FIVR - The Finnish Virtual reality Association in January 2019. It aims to become the largest innovation, development and startup center in the Nordics dedicated to VR and A...
Spotlighters, a European project supporting learners with self-regulatory practices from the science of stress
Spotlighters (Illuminating student paths to resilience with the science of stress) is a 36-month project, within the framework of the European 2018 Erasmus+ call for the promotion of projects concerning education, training, youth and sport, coordinated by the Interactive and Distributed Technologies for ...
The Relocation of Metropolia’s Leppävaara Campus to Karamalmi in Espoo Has Been Confirmed
The operations of Metropolia's Leppävaara Campus will move into the premises at Nokia's Karaportti 2, which are located in Karamalmi in Espoo, in stages beginning from August 2019.
Metropolia closed its Leppävaara Campus on 4 March for safety reasons, after the owner of the property, the City ...
Mr Jari Olli appointed member of Industry Consultative Committee at University of Colombo’s Faculty of Technology
Mr Jari Olli, Head of School of Smart and Clean Solutions at Metropolia UAS, has been appointed as a member of Industry Consultative Committee at University of Colombo’s Faculty of Technology in Sri Lanka. The faculty includes the fields of Agricultural Technology, Environmental Technology, ICT and...
A statement: Competence Clusters, Internationalisation and Funding for Higher Education Institutions Must Be Strengthened to Safeguard Welfare
A statement by the cities and institutions of higher education in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area: Competence Clusters, Internationalisation and Funding for Higher Education Institutions Must Be Strengthened to Safeguard Welfare
With its constituent cities and institutions of higher education, the Helsin...
Extending Design Realities – Technologies For Urban Participation And Resilience
When: 28 May 2019, 10am–3pm Location: Hämeentie 135 D
Extending Design Realities explores the use of rapidly evolving extended reality technology (XR; augmented, virtual and mixed reality) in participatory urban planning to create better participation and enhance urban resilience.
Separate application period for Metropolia´s international degree programmes in spring 2019 by SAT test
This spring Metropolia UAS provides an opportunity of a separate application for three English Bachelors Degree Programmes:
Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Logistics Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology
Degrees in ...
Metropolia UAS initiates negotiations on relocating the Developer Campus for Smart Solutions from Leppävaara to Nokia´s facilities in Karamalmi
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences will start negotiations to relocate the Developer Campus for Smart Solutions from Leppävaara, Espoo, to Nokia Corporation´s facilities in Karamalmi.
The Karamalmi facilities are located three kilometers from the current Leppävaara site.
Sohjoa Baltic Opened Procurement for Robotbuses to Helsinki and Tallinn
Project Sohjoa Baltic (Interreg BSR) promotes emission-lowering, last mile public transportation smart mobility solutions across Baltic Sea Region. The project’s automated, electric minibus piloting in Helsinki is calling for service providers capable of operating such vehicle in urban areas, to le...
Metropolia closes Leppävaara campus from 4.3.2019 onwards - Until then teaching will be reorganised with special arrangements
Metropolia’s Board of Directors has decided today Thu 21.2.2019 in its meeting that Leppävaara campus operations will be closed after week 9, and thus Metropolia will move its operations away from Leppävaara campus.
During 25.2.-3.3.2019, there will not be any contact teaching, but the t...
City of Espoo announced about the poor condition of Leppävaara Campus – Relocation planning has started
City of Espoo, the owner of Metropolia´s Leppävaara campus property, announced on February 14th 2019 about the poor condition of the campus´ supporting structures, urging Metropolia to move its operations away from Vanha maantie 6 and to find temporary facilities.
Metropolia has begun t...
Thank you to all applicants for our international degree programmes
This spring’s first joint application period for Bachelor's and Master’s degree studies conducted in English ended on Wednesday 23.1. at 15.00 o’clock. In total, over 2500 applications were submitted to Metropolia.
Metropolia has in its offering six Bachelor’s degree programmes i...
LOGY Association awards Metropolia alumnus with scholarship
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 22nd of November 2018.
Otto Hokkanen - A Bold Entrepreneur and Grateful BBA student
Otto Hokkanen is a 21-year-old Metropolia student who moved from Mikkeli to Helsinki a year and half ago to study International Business and Logistics. Yeah, so what? Wait, there´s more; he has his own clothing line called Dens Clothing and he just established his first online shop. That´s ju...
Make the choice of your life - choose Metropolia UAS!
Planning an international career and looking for studying in English language? Make the choice of your life and choose Metropolia, located in the metropolitan area of Finland.
The joint application for the English-taught Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees is from 9 to 23 January 2018. The studies beg...
New publication: Metropolia Master´s – Discussions on the development of work life
The University of Applied Sciences Master’s Degree (YAMK) is a degree program intended for people who typically already have a Bachelor’s degree and are currently practicing their profession, but who wish to deepen their professional skills and competences through further studies. Studies in ...
Record number of students graduate in 2018
Today is once again a day to remember for many students who have completed their studies at Metropolia as they celebrate their graduation on different campuses. A record number of students graduated this year, with more than 2,800 completing a Bachelor's degree and more than 400 completing a Master's deg...
Lobbying and Decision Making in the EU - Metropolia Business School on a Study Trip in Brussels
Metropolia Master’s students in Business Development participated in a study trip to Brussels in early December. The highlight of the three-day trip was a visit to the European Parliament and a meeting with MEP Ms Lieve Wierinck.
The first part of the trip focused on the decision-making processes ...
Urban Research as a European Mission – U!REKA Consortium held its 3rd Conference
Shaping Urban Communities by Smart and Sustainable Solutions was the topic of the third annual conference of U!REKA - the Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance - held in Frankfurt 26-28 November.
The consortium is formed by six European universities, and its purpose is to use its shared focus ...
The Finnish higher education attracts the global education consultants
The education consultants around the world showed great interest in Finnish higher education at the Uniagents European Education Summit, held on 30.10.-1.11.2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Metropolia UAS co-hosted the summit in cooperation with Edunation, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, and Arcada...
“This cooperation lasts long time” - The first staff exchanges between Metropolia and University of Colombo started
The first staff exchanges were implemented in the beginning of October 2018, when three Deans from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, came to Metropolia. The visitors were Professor Manjula Vithanapathirana, Faculty of Education; Professor JKD Sumedha Jayanetti, Faculty of Technology; and Professor De...
Substantial Erasmus+ funding for collaboration with partner institutions outside Europe
Metropolia UAS received the largest funding in the Finnish UAS sector from the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) programme in the 2018 application round. The Finnish National Agency for Education awarded the funding to Metropolia for student and staff mobility with partner institutions from Au...
3UAS and EduExcellence featured in learning festival Dare to Learn
Learning festival Dare to Learn was organized on 18-19 September in Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, and 3UAS was quite well presented in the event. 3UAS is a strategic partnership between Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia.
Dare to Learn gathered a vast and international group of experts to disc...
ICT Summer School is fun and not just for ICT-students
The annual ICT Summer School was once again held on August (6.-24.8.) at Metropolia UAS, Leppävaara campus. In total 250 students from 30 countries attended the courses with great enthusiasm to enhance their knowledge on different areas of information and communication technology, as well as to...