Time and Place for Beginning the Studies
Welcome to study at SAMK!
We warmly wish you welcome as a student of International Business Degree Programme.
You have made a good choice as learning about new things and getting a degree will help you succeed in your future career.
- for those students who do not have earlier experience in studying and living in Finland on Monday, Jan 9 at 10:00.
- for those students who have earlier experience in studying and living in Finland on Monday, Jan 16 at 10:00.
Studying takes place on Campus Rauma, Satamakatu 26, Rauma.
The degree you are studying for is Bachelor of Business Administration. It is a degree programme of 210 ECTS so it takes approximately 3,5 years to complete. The registration number or your class is NIN23KR and your Teacher tutor is Mrs Jamie Haanpää.
International Relations Secretary can help international Degree students with visa and residence permit applications, health insurance questions as well as assisting in getting knowledge about vacant accommodation in Rauma area. You can contact her prior to the beginning of your studies, if necessary, to get help in having a smooth start for your studies in Finland.
International Relations Secretary, Saija Arslan, 00 358 44 710 3563, email@example.com
In case you have any questions concerning academic issues, you can contact Mrs Jamie Haanpää, 00 358 44 710 3341, firstname.lastname@example.org (out of office on 21.12.2022-1.1.2023)
We wish you warmly welcome to start the Academic Year 2023–2024 at the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences!
Studies will start Monday 9th January 2023 at 9.00 a.m. at Pori Campus.
In Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Welfare you will complete a Bachelor´s Degree program in Nursing. The bachelor’s degree program in nursing includes 210 ECTS, which takes approximately 3.5 years. Program require full-time study and presence on our campus. More information https://www.samk.fi/en/new-student/study-info/.
Your class is NNU23KP and your tutor teachers are Maarit Harjanne and Pauliina Kesonen.
On the very first day of the studies, please bring with you a copy of certificate of vaccinations and health documents as required in the enclosure. The student admission is conditional until the original certificates have been verified. Vaccination Info for Nursing students can be found here and the health documents of new student can be found here.
First week will be mostly orientation week and organized exams of starting level in Swedish, English and mathematics. If the student's school education language is other than Finnish or Swedish, and s/he cannot during the studies demonstrate the Finnish or Swedish language proficiency skills required of a government official, the student is entitled to exemption from the Swedish language studies.
You can prepare yourself for the language exams by revising the grammar and vocabulary. In advance, you can prepare yourself by reading following book: Davison, Neil (2015). Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses. Lantern Publishing Limited.
During your studies, you need to wear nursing scrubs (uniform) in different learning simulations at school campus. You can already purchase the nursing scrub prior to the studies. Scrubs are only used at school, in learning situations; in the practical training the placement provides you the official nursing scrub. According to the EU standard, shoes need to be antistatic. Also, the shoes are suggested to be easy washable for hygienic reasons.
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT PREVIOUS STUDIES
If you have previously completed studies in nursing at a university, or at a University of Applied Sciences, or if you have a Practical Nurse’s Degree completed in Finland, or other previous degree/ studies in University of Applied Sciences in Finland you could ask for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
When you start your studies at SAMK, you will have a one-to-one meeting with your teacher tutor. During this meeting you will check with the teacher which courses in the first semester could be recognized.
In the beginning of your studies you can apply for an RPL only for those courses that are included in the curriculum of the first Academic year. Other RPLs are handled later.
More information about Covid-19 and the effect of coronavirus on your studies. Read more at; https://www.samk.fi/en/
Note! Remember to take access codes to your Finnish online bank account (verkkopankkitunnukset) in order to complete the TUPAS/strong identification to receive your SAMK login. In case you do not have a Finnish online bank account, please take your passport with you.
Arrival at SAMK Campus Pori
In case you have something to ask, you may contact the following tutor teachers.
You can also contact your student tutors. The peer tutors in Nursing are Jutta Hautamäki (email@example.com) and Roosa Koivu (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are on Facebook, join the group NNU23KP. In this Facebook group, you will get to know your peer tutors in advance as well as ask them any questions you may have.
Welcome to study at SAMK!
With warmest wishes,
Dean, Faculty of Health and Welfare
Maarit Harjanne, Senior lecturer, Tutor teacher
Pauliina Kesonen, Senior lecturer, Tutor teacher
Bus transportation from Helsinki airport via Rauma to Pori
SAMK offers bus transportation from Helsinki airport via Rauma to Pori on Tuesday 3 January 2023. More information will be sent to the students who have received a study place at SAMK.