Guidance Generalia lectures give you information and tips to support you in planning and boosting your study and career path in Finland. The lectures are open to everybody.
The Guidance Generalia are provided by Metropolia SIMHE services. SIMHE services are specialised in higher education and international professionals and talents in the Finnish labour market.
Topics and themes
In Guidance Generalia lectures, you will get information and tips on e.g.
- how to apply to higher education in Finland
- options to study in Finland
- planning your career
The topics vary in each lecture. You can also suggest a topic for future sessions by sending an e-mail to simhe [at] metropolia.fi (simhe[at]metropolia[dot]fi)
Practicalities and instructions
- Cost: free of charge
- Sign up in advance: register via the registration link of the lecture in question.
- Duration: 1-2h depending on the lecture
- Language: Finnish or English
- Speakers: SIMHE Career Coaches specialised in the topics, sometimes also visiting speakers
- Location: currently only online, the link will be sent to registered participants
- Materials: the sessions are not recorded, but registered participants will receive the presentation material by e-mail after the lecture. By taking part you may ask questions and hear answers.
Guidance Generalia lectures in 2023
- Thu 30.11.2023 at 3 pm: Are you interested in employment in Finland? (for Ukrainians)
Do you want to know how to apply for a job in Finland and what you need to know about the job application process? Do you want to know what you will be asked in job interviews and how to impress employers? If so, we invite you to webinar: Employment in Finland for Ukrainians held on Thursday 30th November at 3 pm.
Register in advance for this meeting in Zoom
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. See you there!”
We reserve the right to make changes to the time and content.
The Guidance Generalia lectures held in 2022-2023:
- Thursday 21st September at 9 am in Finnish and Ukraine: Are you interested in employment in Finland? (for Ukrainians)
- Thursday 26th October at 1 pm in Finnish and Ukraine: Are you interested in employment in Finland? (for Ukrainians)
- Mon 6 February 2023 at 14.00-16.00 in Finnish: Korkeakoulujen kevään toinen yhteishaku, hakeminen syksyllä 2023 alkaviin tutkintoihin
- Mon 9 November 2022 at 14.00-16.00 in English: Apply to Finland´s higher education programmes in English!
- Wed 24 August 2022 at 15.30-17.30 in English: TOKASA Nursing, Bachelor's Degree - Aimed at Immigrants and In Finnish: Haku suomalaisten korkeakoulujen tutkinto-opiskelijaksi syksyn 2022 yhteishaussa & Metropolian korkeakouluopintoihin valmentava koulutus maahanmuuttajille
- Mon 13 June 2022 at 13.00-14.30 in Finnish: Täydentävät opinnot ja vaihtoehtoiset reitit korkeakouluopiskelijaksi Suomessa
- Mon 4 April 2022 at 13.00-14.30 in English: Lessons learnt while building a new career in Finland. Guest speaker: John Cozzi, Head of Content, Sympa
- Mon 28 Feb 2022 at 13.00-15.00 in Finnish: Vinkkejä yhteishakuun: hae korkeakouluun syksyllä 2022 alkaviin opintoihin!
- Mon 31 Jan 2022 at 13.00-14.00 in Finnish: Järjestöistä työkokemusta: hae yhteiskuntaorientaation kouluttajaksi!