Lukumanu Iddrisu is VAMK’s Alumnus of the Year

Posted on 2021-10-06 16:11:29 EEST.

In the first alumni event ever, Vaasa University of Applies Sciences had the priviledge to hear some very interesting speeches and discussions on the future of work.

VAMK has chosen the first alumnus of the yearin the alumni event.

 Lukumanu Iddrisu is known as a persistent student and networker who is not afraid to present his ideas and pursue his dreams.

–  I’m really honoured, Lukumanu Iddrisu says.

– When I first moved to Finland from Ghana seven years ago, it never occured to me that I would be chosen alumnus of the year.


VAMK's Rector and CEO Kati Komulainen says Iddrisu has made a positive impact on and off campus.

- We are proud of your success. You are an example to all students.

Iddrisu has been working at Wärtsilä until the end of September. Now he is ready for new challenges, although he is also studying Strategic Business Development at Vaasa University.

Lukumanu has always highlighted the importance of networking and social media in recruitment process. His advice is that you should try and stand out from the crowd.

If you get rejected, ask the company how you can get better. Then update your skills according to that.