Guidance Generalia lectures give you information and tips to support you in planning and boosting your study and career path in Finland. The lectures are open to all immigrants living in Finland.
The Guidance Generalia are provided by Metropolia SIMHE services. SIMHE services are specialised in higher education and international professionals and talents in the Finnish labour market.
Topics and themes
In Guidance Generalia lectures, you will get information and tips on e.g.
- Finnish education system and Finnish higher education system in particular
- your options to study in Finland
- application process for higher education
- planning your studies
- planning your career.
The topics vary in each lecture. You can also suggest a topic for future sessions by sending an e-mail to simhe-info [at] metropolia.fi
Practicalities and instructions
- Enrolment: enrol in advance via the enrolment link of the lecture in question
- Duration: 1-2h
- Language: Finnish or English
- Mode: currently only online lectures, the link will be sent to registered participants
- Cost: free of charge for you
- Speakers: SIMHE Career Coaches specialised in the topics, sometimes also visiting speakers
- Materials: the sessions are not recorded, but registered participants will receive the presentation material by e-mail
Guidance Generalia lectures in English in the spring 2021
See below also the lectures in Finnish, if you speak some Finnish.
Mon 10 May 2021 at 13-15:
Networking and Building a Professional Profile on LinkedIn
- Using the full potential of LinkedIn in building a professional network
- The ABC of creating content on LinkedIn: How to optimise your posts
- Tips for bringing your LinkedIn profile to the next level
Deadline for enrolments: Thu 6 May 2021
Mon 24 May at 13-14.30:
Recognition and comparability of foreign qualifications in Finland
Guest speaker: Ms Sinikka Tamminen, Senior Adviser, Recognition of Qualifications, Finnish National Agency for Education
- Information on recognition and comparability decision process in Finland
- Who can apply and how to proceed
- Examples of recognition and comparability cases
Check also information on the recognition of qualifications:
- Finnish National Agency for Education - The service guide for the recognition of qualifications
- Finnish National Agency for Education - Instruction video on how the recognition of a qualification can be applied for by using the online application form (in Finnish: Tutkintojen tunnustamisen sähköisen lomakkeen opasvideo)
Deadline for enrolments: Thu 20 May 2021
Do you speak some Finnish? Check also the lectures in Finnish!
- Mon 31 May 2021 at 13-14.30: SOTE-alan koulutusmahdollisuudet ja sairaanhoitajien pätevöitymiskoulutus Suomessa
- Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 13-15: Täydentävät opinnot ja vaihtoehtoiset reitit korkeakouluopiskelijaksi Suomessa
See more information and the instructions on the enrolment on the website in Finnish.
Kindly note that the content and times are subject to change.