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My expat view on 10 must-do’s for international students in Helsinki

My expat view on 10 must-do’s for international students in Helsinki

  • August 30, 2017
  • by Emilee Jackson

As the capital of Finland and its largest city, there is no shortage of things to do in Helsinki. Beyond the tourist sites, there are many ways to experience Helsinki like a local. Whether you’re staying for a semester or a few years don’t miss out on these 10 must-do’s.

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My expat view on university education in Finland

My expat view on university education in Finland

  • August 23, 2017
  • by Emilee Jackson

At four years old, I began my 18-year education career in Florida. Throughout my education, I took many different routes to the same finish line, such as online school and dual enrollment. When the time came to get a masters degree, I knew that I was ready for something entirely different: Finnish education.

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My expat view on student life in Finland

My expat view on student life in Finland

  • August 16, 2017
  • by Emilee Jackson

On my first day of classes, I showed up 10 minutes early. After double checking the schedule on the door I waited around for people to show up. And I kept waiting.

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