Student life at universities – Creating a new story of student services

Student office of the future, virtual services, student union facilities, student housing, library and other campus facilities

Parallel with 11th Finnish Russian Seminar for Higher Education Cooperation “Creating a New Story”.

Registration by email by November 30, 2017. No registration fee for the student union meeting.

December 11-12, 2017
Saimaa UAS, Lappeenranta


MONDAY 11.12.2017

12:30 Lunch in University cafeteria
13:30 - 17:00
  • Workshop on student expectations on student services
  • Presentations of Student Unions and
  • Student services on campuses
  • Preparing session for presentation (students´ expectations) in Finnish Russian seminar part New Generation and New Challenges!
    How to navigate towards mutual understanding?
  • Skinnarila campus tour
19:00 Evening program organised by Saiko (Saimaa UAS student union)

TUESDAY 12.12.2017

11:45 Presentation and participation in Finnish Russian seminar PLENARY 4
New Generation and New Challenges! How to navigate towards mutual understanding?
Students’ voice and Universities’ reactions
13:00 Lunch in University cafeteria
14:00 Workshops (Cooperation possibilities between student unions)

Local transportation

When you arrive to Lappeenranta travel centre, you can find taxis in front of the station. You can also walk to the centre of Lappeenranta (about 1,5 km), or take a bus. Please find journey planner for Lappeenranta local public transportation here. When you are coming to our campus, the destination is Yliopisto. Bus lines 1, 3 and 5 goes regularly between the city center and our campus. One trip costs about 3,60 euros.

More information on local public transport in Lappeenranta, please check


Accommodation for 32 persons in student housing foundation´s (LOAS) club rooms near Saimaa UAS. Club room is a big room with bunk beds, small kitchen and  toilet/shower.
Reservation by Jaana Toivola,

Other Accommodation should be reserved directly from the hotel. Accommodation is not included in the seminar  and it should be reserved directly at the hotel.

Citymotel Lappeenranta
Room rates Single 49 €, Twin 69 €, Triple 95 €, Triple 87 € (shared bathroom), Quad (4 people) 135 €
The hotel management reserves rights to changes in prices. Room Reservation  +358 40 689 7977, email to Breakfast, sauna, parking space and WiFi-internet are included in the room rate.

Gasthaus Kantolankulma
Visiting address: Kimpisenkatu 19, 53100 Lappeenranta

Reservation code: FINRUS
Price: 70 € / single room and 90 €/ double room / night, 120 € / room for 3 persons / night, 155 € / room for 4 persons / night, 210/ room for 5 persons.
Special price reservations must be made until 24 November 2017.