Mänttä-Vilppula – from paper to art

As things move back towards the normal, opportunities for joy appear. One example is the recent opening of many of the museums. Since many of us cannot go back to our countries for the summer, I thought that it would be a good idea to show you one of the hidden gems near Tampere: an old industrial town of Mänttä-Vilppula, which is known as the art town in the area.

Why did I choose this degree programme?

Tampere Universities offer a good variety of study programmes, everything from engineering to governance. Because there are so many possibilities it is often hard to choose which programme is the best fit for you. In this article you will find stories of three students talking about how they chose their study programme, what was new and surprising for them as well as what their study programme is all about.

Getting around Tampere

The city centre of Tampere is small enough to reach places on foot. However, the university is located on different campuses, student housing is scattered around the city and bigger shops tend to be located more toward the outskirts. Finns generally love their “automarkets,” but us students don’t often own cars. Getting around is simple and effortless if you know how to. I have put together some basic info for anyone interested in moving here and around.

Take care of your well-being

Due to the corona pandemic, our lives are totally changed. We have slowed down a bit and spend more time at home. It might be a big challenge for everyone to figure out a new daily routine. It can actually be pretty hard to make it as active and productive as a normal day would be. In this text, I will share you some useful tips so you can maintain your well-being.