Student Ambassador Network – Apply now!

Apply now to become a Student Ambassador of South-West Finland!

  • Application round is open until 31th October 2017.

Are you a degree student living in South-West Finland? Would you like to spread your love for the region through your own international network? Would you like to be developing South-West Finland to become more international and open for international talents? If you said yes, you might be the Student Ambassador of South-West Finland, we are looking for!

The aim of the network is to gather internationally minded people living in South-West Finland to promote the region as a business environment and study destination but above all as a wonderful place to live and visit. If you want to be a part of the internationalization and business development of the region, this is your chance to do it!

Read more and get connected!

Apply now:

Read what our Student Ambassador Fuad has written about his experiences to be a part of the Ambassador Network of South-West Finland:

Students Ambassador Network of South-West Finland

One of the goals for the POLKU project is to determine the most suitable concept for the Ambassador Network, which would match best the market needs and capabilities of international students in the South-West region.


What is expected from a Student Ambassador is to

  • Promote South-West Finland as a study destination

Handing-out promotional material, inviting your contacts to like social media pages, attending public events, mentoring new students, promoting the Network to new members, sharing your experience as an Ambassador, etc.

  • Promote South-West Finland as a business destination

Attend company visits, network with professionals, etc.

Primary requirements to join the Network are to be an international degree student and study at one of the following universities:

  • University of Turku
  • Åbo Akademi
  • Turun University of Applied Sciences
  • Novia
  • Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
  • Huamk

Presentation of existing Ambassador Networks

Ambassador Network workshop in Turku 27.10.2015
The participants defined the concept of the Ambassador Network in Turku

  • expectations
  • benefits for the community
  • missions of the ambassador
  • preparation of the ambassador
  • practicalities

Materials from the workshop 27.10.2015:
Ambassador Network concept english (pdf)

– Artikkeli tapahtumasta (pdf)


Copyright holder of photos: The University of Turku, University Communications

Additional information and publications about the South West region on the Turku Region Development Center

Contact person for Ambassador Network:
Kaisu Paasio
Project Manager
Development Services
Brahea Centre at the University of Turku
kaisu.paasio( )
Mobile: +358 50 546 4945