Developer of the working life
Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu VAMK, University of Applied Sciences efficiently serves the working life by ensuring that its students and teachers have multidisciplinary practical and theoretical skills of high quality and by seeing to the needs of working life with fast and flexible applied research and services.
The established connection with working life is an essential part of the operation of VAMK. We develop our degree programmes and scout out work placements and thesis subjects that support the studies. We also perform applied research and services in close cooperation with the working life.
The practical training of the degree benefits the students, the institution and the employers. The students acquire the tasks of their trade, VAMK receives important and current feedback and information on the needs of working life and the employers receive enthusiastic employees in the form of students with the most recent knowledge of the field.
We improve the competitive strength of working life with different research and product development projects, services and customised continuing education. In addition to the expert services, our modern equipment and facilities are of use to our partners in cooperation in implementing and testing practical applications.
VAMK students brainstormed how to attract teenagers to the wooden house industry
Event Management, a course offered at Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu (VAMK) University of Applied Sciences, gave students a chance to plan a fair stand with which to make the wooden house industry more popular in the eyes of junior high school students.
"The SME-sector values the work attitude of BBAs"
Vaasan Yrittäjät ry, an entrepreneurs' association, and VAMK have collaborated closely for many years already. For example, the association has offered VAMK students work placements and thesis subjects. Managing Director Tuula Töyli is satisfied with her partner in cooperation.