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Newcomer Information Session for Incoming International Students

An online information session for new international students coming to study in Helsinki, Espoo or Vantaa
Date 14:00 - 15:30 Tue, 13 Aug 2024
Place Online

Description

International House Helsinki (IHH) is organising a Newcomer Information Session specifically for international degree students! If you’re about to start your studies in the Helsinki capital region, join our event on August 13 for helpful information.

What is IHH?

International House Helsinki (IHH) is the entry point for international newcomers to Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa. IHH helps international newcomers settle and work in the Helsinki capital region through authority services, such as registration of EU citizens’ right of residence or applying for personal identity codes and tax cards, and our other services for newcomers like Employment Coaching and Relocation Guidance.

Join the information session to know more.

What are Newcomer Information Sessions?

Newcomer Information Sessions are IHH’s regular online events to help international newcomers with useful information. You can get practical guidance, discover helpful services, and get your questions answered.

The upcoming Newcomer Information Session for Incoming International Students is specifically designed for people coming to the Helsinki capital region as students. It covers the steps you need to take after arrival.

You can join the session online on August 13 by signing up below.

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The event will be on Thursday 13 August at 14.00–15.30 EEST online on Teams.

Please note that this is in Helsinki time (UTC+3)!

Please sign up at least 24 hours before the starting time.

Once you have filled in and submitted the registration form, you will receive an email 1–2 days before the event with the link for joining the online session (Microsoft Teams).

Sign up for the Newcomer Information Session for Incoming International Students

Programme

What does the Newcomer Information Session for students cover?

It will cover immigration practicalities for international students coming to Finland. Join the event to learn about:

  • Documents you may need
  • Steps to take before and after arriving
  • Registrations and formalities
  • Study-based immigration
  • International House Helsinki (IHH) and its services
  • Applying residence permit for studies

You have an opportunity to send your own question when registering for the event.

Please note that we won’t cover university processes or personal matters during the information session. We also won’t cover how you can apply for a study place or what study opportunities are available. If you are interested in these matters, please get in touch with the relevant education institution. You can also find a lot of useful information on the Opintopolku service.

What do I need to join?

Nothing! The event is held in English, online, and is totally free. Just sign up and show up.

I don’t know or haven’t decided if I’m actually studying there yet…

No problem! Everyone is welcome to join, and the event is meant to help you either way.

Sign up for the Newcomer Information Session for Incoming International Students

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Newcomer Information Session for Incoming International Students