Join Arcada's first network of international student ambassadors!

Ahoy, international student! Did you know that Arcada is launching its first network of international student ambassadors? Yep, you heard us!

Are you proud to be an Arcada student? Would you like to share your experiences of studying in Finland? Are you eager to spread the word about Arcada to future international students? Then read on – you might be our next international student ambassador! 

Notice to Arcada employees and students about possible coronavirus exposure

Several cases of coronavirus infections (COVID-19) have been detected at Arcada University of Applied Sciences during the past week. People who have been exposed in close contact have been contacted by the City of Helsinki's Epidemiological Operations Unit and placed in quarantine. 

Guidelines for Autumn 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Arcada’s campus reopened on 3.8, but a large part of the activities of the UAS will continue remotely. Arcada’s security team, under the leadership of the Rector Mona Forsskåhl, made a new assessment of the situation on 14.8. The updated instructions take into account the new national recommendations given by the Government. 

Arcada’s remote support and services

Although the campus is closed, support and services for Arcada's students are offered remotely. Please feel free to contact them, either if you need any support with your studies or classes, if you have any practical problems or if you are experiencing e.g. anxiety or stress. Below is a summary of all the services offered by Arcada remotely. Don't know who to contact? Please contact communications@arcada.fi and we will guide you to the right service.

New opening hours for Arcada information desk and switchboard

The Arcada information desk and switchboard have new opening hours starting from Monday 28.9.2020. We are open weekdays from 9.00-15.00. After 15.00 a guard from Securitas is found at the information desk. 

Arcada is open with your flex key weedays 7.00-21.00 and weekends 9.00-17.30 (not automatically) Please read more about flex keys.

Scholarship for nursing students from Queen Silvia Nursing Award - apply by 6 november

About Queen Silvia Nursing Award Finland

 

What?

A scholarship that was founded in 2013 by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden (on her 70th birthday) and Swedish Care International, of Her Majesty’s many years of commitment to the quality of care and nursing for the elderly and people with dementia diagnosis. The scholarship is today available to apply for in Sweden, Finland, Poland, Germany, Lithuania and the USA.

 

How?

Welcome to Arcada's Support Workshop online 13.10!

Are you writing your thesis or struggling with other written assignments? Do you have difficulty finding motivation or feeling stuck in your studies? Are you using too much of your time worrying about grammar, solving technical problems or getting the citations and references right?

Welcome to the support workshop for students 13.10 online via Zoom at 15-17 (3-5 p.m.)! In the support workshop (formerly called Late afternoon at the Library), staff from Arcada's various units are available to help students with their assignments and studies.

Green Office: Food Waste Week 7-13.9.2020

We are reminding you about the huge amount of food beeing thrown away.

Also Compass Group (Restaurant Arcada) participate in the Food Waste Week by measuring food wasted. They also sell food waste from today’s lunch if available (take away), weekdays at 12.45-13.00. A 750g box costs 3€-3.20€, with your own box the cheaper price.

At the new coffee line you also have ready take away portions, 2.60€ for students and 5.60€ for our staff. Weekdays at 13.00-15.00.

Please read more here about the Food Waste Week (only in Finnish).