You can now move to the premises of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences Pori campus on a virtual trip that runs on Google. Welcome!
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.
Robotics Academy, which has been in operation for a bit more than a year, is a modern form of education concentrating on practical business projects and developing concrete technology competence.
– Every now and again I make the mistake of taking myself very seriously – that happened again while doing my artistic Bachelor´s thesis. Understandable, of course, as I am about to graduate and have to show the institutions and the world what I´m capable of, writes Viljami Nissi.
SAMK´s Senior lecturer Peter Sandell was elected in May to the Board of Directors of Nordic Offshore and Maritime Arbitration Association NOMA. Sandell has been working for over 25 years in different positions relating to maritime law as Circuit Court judge, researcher, and teacher before the appointment.
Adjunct Professor Juha Puustinen is the other one of the freshly appointed Senior Fellows of SAMK. Puustinen feels enthusiastic about multidisciplinarity and multiprofessionalism, about bringing knowledge produced by science into everyday life and searching for comprehensive solutions – especially for the elderly and their families.
Harri Ketamo, chosen as a Senior Fellow of SAMK, is a developer of learning artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Currently Ketamo and his company Headai are doing development work in matching the education with the labour market. Artificial intelligence is tested at SAMK as a teacher´s assistant.
My works of art are abstract paintings and their idea is to express nothing. Painting nothingness often raises the question that if I paint nothingness why not leave the entire painting empty, writes Jukka Nokua, who graduated from SAMK with a Bachelor´s degree in Culture and Arts in summer 2018.
With the themes of my art I participate in social debate on current issues, and the importance of the internet and digitalization as an essential part of our everyday life. The humour in my works is depicted by laughing through the tears, a bit like Face with Tears of Joy emoji added to Oxford English Dictionary.
As a new release for the upcoming boating season, the PortMate project has published a free web application for boaters and small port owners. The app offers up-to-date content focused especially on safety matters and green actions.