Since January 1, 2021, you who are a degree student at a university of applied sciences have access to the Finnish Student Health Services (FSHS). Read more about the change in student health care here.
Due to the fact that Helsinki is still in the community transmission phase, and the general restrictions for the metropolitan area continue to apply, Arcada's instructions to prevent the spread of infection will continue to apply until 31.1. The goal of the restrictions is to avoid further spread of COVID-19 and a total closure of the campus.
From 1 January 2021, the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) provides health care services for all students of universities of applied sciences. You now get access to a wider range of health care services than before, including mental health and dental care. By paying the health care fee to Kela, you are entitled to all services within FSHS - in several locations, online and by phone.
The lunch restaurant at Arcada will be closed until 31.1. A new situation assessment will be made at the end of January.
In January you can get student lunch at e.g. Diak and at some of Unicafé's restaurants, including one in Kumpula (take away lunch available).
The Info and the switchboard are open weekdays 9.00-15.00.
The main entrance stays closed for all external visitors until 31.1.2021, you may enter the building (next to the main entrance) using your own flex key weekdays 7.00-20.45, weekends 9.00-17.30.
Securitas working hours are weekdays 15.00-21.00.
If you have questions about the opening hours, please contact the Info or firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes in student health care from 1 January 2021 - No school nurse at Arcada from 16 December 2020
From 1 January 2021, the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) will provide health care services for all degree students at universities of applied sciences. Read more about FSHS services and how to pay the health care fee here. As of December 16, 2020, Arcada therefore no longer has a school nurse and psychiatric nurse on campus.
The workshop on the 12th of January is cancelled. More information about the workshops during the spring term will be published here shortly.
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Arcada's instructions for preventing the spread of infection apply until 11.1 – instructions for the spring term will be published 8.1
Arcada's instructions to prevent the spread of infection continue to apply until 11.1. The UAS's management actively monitors the situation, and on the 8th of January more instructions for the spring semester will be published here on Start.
Application to Arcada’s Degree Programmes in English from the 15th of December 2020 to the 25th of February 2021
The application period for Arcada’s bachelor’s and master's degree programmes in English has now begun, and will remain open until 25 February 2021 (3pm Finnish time).
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This application round it is possible to apply to two of our three Bachelor’s degree programmes in English:
Accessibility promotes equality. Digital accessibility means that digital services must be designed so that they take into account people's differences. Anyone should be able to use webservices and their content without difficulty. You as a student are also covered by the directive. Here we have compiled the most important things you need to know to know about acceibility. The EU Accessibility Directive and the new national law on digital accessibility entered into force in September 2020.