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Our stakeholder media Agora is aimed at partners, employers and alumni. Once a year, we publish an Agora magazine featuring SAMK success stories (in Finnish). Throughout the year, you can read interesting articles about our activities.

We also publish blogs about the work and the people behind it, from studies to research and higher education policy - with a personal touch. Check out the blogs.
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Innovation at SAMK – Artificial intelligence server to accelerate learning

SAMK’s new AI server opens doors to deeper learning for students. The unique AI server built at SAMK is designed specifically for educational and research purposes. What exactly is this all about, Senior Lecturer Toni Aaltonen?

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Record number of students from SAMK into working life

A significant number of new professionals graduate every year from SAMK to strengthen the vitality of the Satakunta region in particular. Last year witnessed a record number of 1,232 graduates, 226 of whom completed a master’s degree. What has been done to achieve this great result?

SAMK’s president Jari Multisilta

SAMK's president Jari Multisilta: The region needs international competence

More than 1,000 new professionals graduate every year from Satakunta University of Applied Sciences for various positions in industry, companies and organisations. In its strategy, SAMK has selected the fields of education that meet the needs of the region.


77 students graduated from SAMK in April

Altogether 77 students graduated from SAMK in April. 12 of them graduated with a Master’s degree. SAMK congratulates all the graduates.

SAMK and students at the international student fair.

Meet SAMK in Morocco 18–21 April 2024 at the Forum International de l’Etudiant de Casablanca

SAMK will participate in International Student Fair in Casablanca, Morocco, together with 5 Finnish universities of applied sciences in the Finland section.

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34 students graduated from SAMK in February

Altogether 34 students graduated from SAMK in February. Six of them graduated with a Master´s degree. SAMK congratulates all the graduates.

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Stakeholder media Agora – Competence News

Read our news in the online magazine Agora (ISSN 2242-2528).
Stakeholder media Agora