More than 130 course certificates were issued to tourism students studying in the new online study programme “Boosting Growth of Tourism Business” during the academic year 2019-2020. The programme, designed and delivered in cooperation with SAMK, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Tallinn University of Technology and University of Latvia, was funded by the Central Baltic project BOOSTED.
An innovation camp in tourism product development gathered 23 tourism students and 14 tourism lecturers from Finland, Estonia and Latvia in Saaremaa, Estonia.
After finishing her vocational school studies in tourism, Annika Lampert from Austria worked in the USA at a country club and in her own native country as a physician´s assistant and a receptionist. However, she had always been contemplating on higher education studies and getting an international degree.
SAMK organises an event in the framework of the European Parliament ‘Science meets Regions’ on 26 September 2019 in Pori, Finland. The event is one of 26 selected events reaching out to EU member states, regions and cities across Europe.
The contract offered covers a period of app. 3 months from late Au-gust or early September 2019 onwards. Duration and number of hours is negotiable in order to find a solution that serves both parties.
SAMK will set up a new international learning environment called SAMK Bridge, which is an educational travel agency operated by students. The operations will start in January 2019 at SAMK Campus Pori. The main objective is to organize educational travel packages in the Satakunta region, says senior lecturer Maaria Berg who is the executive director and teacher in charge of SAMK Bridge.
Niina Holappa’s interesting career path – customer experience is always at the centre Listen Niina Holappa, project manager at Prizztech, moved to...
The new curriculum (33 ECTS credits) supports development of the Central Baltic Area as a common tourism destination.
It is worth putting an effort on the traineeship that is a part of University of Applied Sciences (UAS) studies as it may be a pathway to finding a job. This is how things worked out for Miina Portti, who graduated from SAMK as a Bachelor of Hospitality Services in spring 2016.
– The Bachelors of Hospitality Management who graduate from SAMK have a wide understanding of the systems and basic structures of the field. Also fellow students and the teachers remain as positive memories, tells Miikka Valo who works with international congresses and events for Visit Espoo.