International Week 2023
The international week at Laurea will be organised 20th - 24th March 2023.
Laurea International Week 2023: "Co-creating International Learning"
Laurea International Week 2023 "Co-creating International Learning" will be organised on the campus of Tikkurila (in the city of Vantaa), 20th - 24th March 2023. The week is open for both teaching and non-teaching staff from Laurea´s partner institutions.
We will offer a common programme and networking opportunities for all participants as well as classes for teaching staff and workshops for non-teaching staff.
Practical information regarding your visit
We will gather an info package where you can learn about the transportation options and hotels during your visit. You can learn about the practicalities here.
There will be individual programmes for teaching and non-teaching staff.
Guidebook for international visitors contains information about our campuses, accommodation and other useful information.
There is no participation fee. All participants pay for their own flights and accommodation from the Erasmus+ funds of their own university.
A joint programme for teaching and non-teaching staff
On Tikkurila Campus there is ongoing programme for anyone to take part in. The program on Monday and Friday especially are for all participants. Lecturers/teachers can meet Laurea lecturers on Tue, Wed and Thu on all campuses and can also teach then. You can also request to meet a specific Laurea staff member of any expertise (HR, IT, finance etc.). Please specify all your wishes in the registration form. You will get the details of the people to meet later. We will provide a list of Laurea teaching in English which you can also attend during the week.
Preliminary programme (possible changes can occur, the final progamme will be published after the registration closes January 30, 2023)
Monday March 20th, 2023
9.00-10.00 Registration at Tikkurila campus lobby
10.00-11.30 Welcome session by Jouni Koski Laurea President, international team & unit directors
13.00-14.15 Keynote speaker Minna Huotilainen
14.30-15.30 Campus tour in Laurea Tikkurila & simulation hospital presentation
15.30 Meet&Greet Afterwork @Tikkurila 2nd floor lobby
Tuesday March 21st, 2023
9.00-9.30 Education Export
9.30-10.00 Laureamko, student union
10-10.30 Motion-project presentation by Jami Riihihuhta
10.30-11.30 Presenting Laurea services: Wellbeing Services, special education services, L160, learning some Finnish
13.00-14.30 Best Practices of Double degrees
15.30 Helsinki city centre tour or Suomenlinna sea fortress tour
Wednesday March 22nd, 2023
9.00-10.00 Hospitality Management and Service Design programme presentation by Mia Vakkuri and Heidi Vähänikkilä
9.00-11.30 Inclusion and Diversity workshop, initialization by Anna Ylitalo Specialist, Ministry of Education and Culture & workshop hosted by Karoliina Nikula 10.00-15.00 LbD- Showroom open
10.15-11.15 Journey from Classroom Teaching Towards “Onlife” Learning: Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) approach in pedagogical and study offering practices in higher education by Paresh Rathod
13.00-15.00 International Fair: partners will present their UAS/universities for Laurea students and staff, 2nd floor lobby
16.15-18.30 Visit to Fazer Experience Visitor Centre
Thursday March 23rd, 2023
9.00-9.30 Pioneer partnership presentation
9.45-11.30 Micro credentials: how to create and manage them by Gianluca Zucconelli, Università Iuav di Venezia
12.30-16.00 LbD in Practice by Sanna Ketonen-Oksi
In the evening: Farewell dinner
Friday March 24th, 2023
9.00-9.30 Key Partner Concept introduction
9.30-11.00 Workshops for international office staff/others interested
11.00-11.30 Certificates, feedback
11.30-13.00 Farewell Lunch