Studying at Saimaa UAS

Practical information related to studying at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences has been gathered and placed on these web pages. This information is also available from the Student Services.


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International students coming to Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology have a chance to participate in the Meet a Local Family Programme.

The programme brings together international students and South Karelian families. The aim is to help foreign students learn more about Finnish culture and family life. In return, the students give the host families a greater understanding and appreciation of other cultures.

The programme for Saimaa UAS students is coordinated by the international office and is conducted in cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology and the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Meet a Local Family Programme in a nutshell

  • volunteer programme
  • students and families decide how often they meet and what they do together
  • usual activities include swimming, skiing, going to national league games (basketball or ice hockey) or just enjoying a meal together. It's all up to you and the family.

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The FSHS’s services for Saimaa University of Applied Sciences students will end at the end of July 2014. Ministry of Social Affairs and Health’s control group and its Ministers reasoned the ending of the piloting trial by nation’s financial situation along with the changes that are going to take place in the execution of the healthcare services in Finland.