POLKU Evaluation Seminar 1.11.2016

International student as a resource for expanding companies

When? Tuesday November 1st, 9:00-12:00

Where? Åbo Akademi University, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Tehtaankatu 2, Turku (Arken)

Whom? For internationl degree students as well as for university teachers, study advisors and other staff from all higher education institutions in Turku area

Speeches, discussions and workshops on the main topics

  • International Mobilities Today, Tuomas Martikainen, director,  Institute of Migration (presentation.pdf)
  • What kind of services do the international students need to be able to integrate into the Finnish working life?
  • How to improve the services and studies of HEIs in order to improve the integration and employment of international student

Three main paths of employment for international students developed by the POLKU project

  • Employment path
    – deepening the knowledge of Finnish working life, language and culture
    – offering training opportunities,  working life experiences and improved contacts to employers
  • Entrepreneurship path
    – giving information and inspiration on entrepreneurship
    – presenting opportunities for self employment
    – fostering entrepreneurs
  • Ambassador network
    – teaching international students to promote the region
    – and to promote the business life in South-West Finland

Registration is done here: https://survey.abo.fi/lomakkeet/8125/lomake.html

POLKU Seminar program