SAMK’s Degree Programme in International Tourism Management, taught entirely in English, attracted Suti Niemelä’s interest.
Daniela Březinová is the first SAMK student who is graduating with a Bachelor´s degree in Hospitality Management. She comes from the Czech Republic but lives now in Finland with her Finnish boyfriend.
Ina Sohn-Rajamäki has a good reason to smile. She is a member of an international student team that participates in an international competition on seafaring and logistics. The final competition is held on the first week of May.
In the autumn of 2020, a group of 55 students started their studies at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the new, international Artificial Intelligence education. The group includes students of 15 different nationalities, and almost half of them come from outside the EU. The background of the students is really versatile; there are students straight from school to those changing careers. The share of female students is nearly 30 %, which is a positively large number compared to traditional engineering degree programmes.
Arttu Metsämäki and Ilkka Toivonen, students of Social Services, spent six months in practical training exchange in Vietnam during spring – summer 2020.
Responsible tourism courses belong to Topias Myllynen´s favourite themes in the International Tourism Management education. These courses deal with megatrends and how tourism is able to adapt to the world around it and what kind of solutions can be found to problems.
Electrical and automation engineering student Antti Inkinen decided to go abroad to student exchange for half a year before graduation. Antti´s philosophy is to challenge himself and he also wanted to have new perspectives to engineering and project work.
Sibyl Szedressy from Switzerland started her Rehabilitation education at SAMK in the autumn of 2018. Sibyl, who runs her own private physiotherapy company in Geneva, had been looking for a Master´s degree education for a long time.
Yvonne Ewane started her nursing studies in SAMK in August 2017. At the moment she is working as a nurse in the acute geriatric ward in Turku and meanwhile completes the advanced clinical practice included in her studies.
Sanni Jaakkola, 21, who studies in the degree programme of International Business for the third year, spent autumn 2019 in the capital of Spain, Madrid, at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Besides studying, Sanni also had time to travel when doing student exchange.