International students and alumni

Month: April 2019

28 April 2019, by Kristaps Kovalonoks and Jonathon Murphy 

Hello all!

It is my great pleasure to announce that we (me and Jonathon) have teamed up to work together on a series of blog articles about Campus Sport’s gyms. The idea is quite simple: we will visit different gyms (5 altogether), spend a few days or even weeks at every one of them, and then describe our experiences by listing the positive and negative things.

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26 April 2019 by Milla Heikkinen
One of the biggest stressors I encountered when I decided to move to Finland was finding a place to live. How do I find an apartment in a foreign country where I do not speak the language? Luckily, the University of Turku has the Student Village Foundation, TYS, that gives students easy access to hundreds of apartments near and even some apartments farther for those students with a need to distance themselves from the university in their time away from studying. The housing situation in Turku is good, but it is always best to start looking in time.

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Go With The Flow

16 April 2019 by Jonathon Murphy

Campus Sport is the sports service for students and staff at UTU. You have to be a member to participate, but students can sign up for €65 per year, making it much more friendly towards a student budget than a private gym membership (which typically start from €20 per month in Turku). There are five gyms and four sports halls across the city, so there are no excuses not to get involved! Continue reading

Kesä Tulee!

05 April 2019 by Meghadipa Goswami

One sudden day, you wake up to find sunlight streaming into your room. You wonder if you’ve slept through multiple alarms and dread you’ve probably missed a lecture (or two). But you discover its only 6:30 or 7 in the morning! When you’ve finally battled the urge to go back to sleep and decide to attend your mandatory class and step outside, you hear birds chirping. You ask yourself the big question- Is springtime finally here? If you’re reading this from a different part of the world you’re probably thinking, why is she being overly dramatic, everyone knows that spring follows winter. But you see, living in one of the coldest countries in the world has made springtime extra special.

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