Most of our bloggers are student ambassadors of the University. Student ambassadors are students who share glimpses of their life in Turku and help other students and people interested in studying at the University of Turku. You can also follow them in social media.

Some of the blog posts are written by guest writers, most of whom are either current students or international alumni who tell about what they have been doing after graduating.

Our regular writers:

Megha Goswami, India

Biomedical Sciences: Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
meghadipa.m.goswami(at)utu.fi,
Instagram: @go_megs

“My decision to study at the University of Turku was based on finding the ideal study program. The master’s in molecular biotechnology and diagnostics was a great fit with my previous education and provides great avenues for the future. Another important factor is that Finland is a world leader in top notch quality education.”

Jonathon Murphy, United Kingdom


Futures Studies
jonathon.murphy(at)utu.fi
Instagram: @flambard61

“I believe that long-term strategic thinking is crucial for global development, yet many organisations do not possess the necessary resources to undertake this task successfully. The MA Futures Studies course will provide me with the tools and insights to navigate alternative scenarios and extend my thinking into the future. The Finland Futures Research Centre at the University of Turku is a world leader in the field and an ideal place to develop as a futurist.”

Kristaps Kovaļonoks, Latvia

Suomen ja sen sukukielten maisteriohjelma (Finnish and Other Finno-Ugric Languages)
kristaps.kovalonoks(at)utu.fi
Instagram: @kristaps.kovalonoks

“My name is Kristaps Kovaļonoks and I come from Riga, Latvia. I am currently a first-year student of the International Master’s Degree Programme  in Finnish and Other Finno-Ugric Languages at University of Turku (UTU). Since this is the only international MDP provided by UTU where the main language of instruction is Finnish, this is a unique opportunity to improve my language skills. Moreover, I strongly believe that studying in Finland, and Turku in general, is a great way of establishing international contacts and also a privilege to expand my knowledge in a way that I just cannot do in my home country. In addition to participating in different summer courses, international projects and traineeships in Finland in the past, also my previous experience as an exchange student at UTU back in 2015 definitely motivated me to return back to Finland.”