Welcome to New Start!

Start is your study guide. Here you will find all information important for your studies and information on the help and support available at Arcada. We have now developed the search function so that you find all relevant content regardless of language and the navigation is now completely mobile adapted. The development work will continue, so please feel free to contact communications@arcada.fi if you have thoughts and comments on new Start.

Opening hours at Arcada and the Info desk during the summer

The main entrance doors are locked from Midsummer 21.6-9.8.2019.

You are able to enter with your own flex key during weekdays from 7am (use the door to the right of the rotating doors).

Please note that you have to leave the building before the alarm goes on at 10pm.

The Info desk exceptional opening hours:

1.7-12.7 from 10am to 2pm.

5.8-9.8 from 9am to 3pm.

The Info desk is closed 15.7-2.8.2019.

Restaurant Arcada is closed 20.6-9.8.2019.

Have a nice summer!


Arcada’s annual report 2018 is here!

For Arcada, 2018 was a year with a lot of change – but even more success. The annual report for 2018 is now published!

The annual report summarizes the biggest events in education, research and fundraising at Arcada. A record number of students graduated and several investments were made in the development of degree programmes and learning environments. Research conducted at Arcada was also in focus, as a renewed emphasis was placed on its visibility.

Student, kom med i Arcadas Kilometrikisa-lag!

Våren är här, dags att ta fram cykeln!  Visste du att Arcada deltar i årets Kilometrikisa, och att du som är student också är välkommen med i laget?Kilometrikisa  är en lekfull tävling med syftet bl.a. få folk att välja cykel framom t.ex bil. Det handlar helt enkelt om att cykla och registera så många kilometrar som möjligt under tävlingsperioden.


Vi välkomnar Andreas till Arcada!


Jag är en helsingforsare som har bott några år i Åbo för att studera teologi och nu har återvänt för att jobba med studerande och unga vuxna. Som kyrkans studentarbetare (och snart också studentpräst) vikarierar jag studentprästen Jessica under det kommande året. 

The ESN (Erasmus Student Network) survey 2019 Questionnaire is online until 30th of April!

Are you currently on Erasmus+ exchange, another type of mobility period, former exchange-student or someone who regularly interacts with exchange-students? Share your perspective with the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) and help us see the impact of the Erasmus programe! Spend 15 minutes of your time to fill in the ESNsurvey at https://esn.org/survey2019 by 30th of April 2019.

Diversity at Work - event 22.5.2019

The Diversity at Work -event on 22nd May in Espoo brings together eight experts (e.g. André Noël Chaker) to approach diversity in different perspectives. The goal of the day is to help participants build their own competences as well as take the learnings to develop their own organization culture whether it is about management, human resources or marketing. The event is organized by Finternational ry.

There are 100 Early Bird Student tickets for 10€ available!

The mobile application Tuudo has arrived to Arcada!

Would you like to have your study schedule in your phone and get updates about changes to the schedule in real-time? What if you could search and enroll to courses in the same application? You would probably also want information about the day's lunch menu at the same time, right? This is now reality for all Arcada students!

We are pleased to announce that Arcada has joined forces with Tuudo, a mobile application designed to make your everyday studies easier. Within Tuudo, you can e.g.:

Kirjoituspaja (stöd i finska)


Kirjoituspaja (skrivverkstaden på finska) hålls inkommande vecka den 1.4. och 29.4. på måndag  i (B325) kl. 15.15-17.00.