Prospective Degree Students

Students tell

It is not possible to apply for his degree programme during spring 2013.

”Student exchange is a priceless experience”

Elisa Niinimaa graduated in 2011. She works as an airport service officer in check-in and ticket sales at Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. During her studies Elisa spent four months in Seoul, South Korea as an exchange student.

"Perfect education for me"

Heli Pakkanen studies tourism and is finishing her thesis about Finnish family celebrations and festival venues in Vaasa. Her daughter keeps her busy at the moment but Heli hopes to get back to work in the hotel world after maternity leave.

"Practical training abroad is a mind-opening experience"

Markku Kuukasjärvi graduated in 2006. He studied in the degree programme in Hotel and Restaurant Business (the name was changed to degree programme in Tourism in 2008). Nowadays he works in Helsinki for Kaleva Travel Ltd which is Finland’s largest privately owned and independent business travel agency. Markku’s work comprises travel analysis, reporting and staff training in the field of travel reporting. He also works as a contact person for Carlson Wagonlit Travel which is the largest chain of travel agencies in the world.