Furthering the reach of our academic community's own voice.

Ourblogs.aalto.fi site hosts the blogs written by members of Aalto University: faculty, staff and students. Visiting bloggers are invited by Aalto community members.

Our blogs is multilingual: the platform and general instructions will be in English to serve the whole community. However, each blogger and author can freely choose the language in which they publish.

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Featured posts

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Ari-Matti Erjansola: A niin kuin Aalto – mielikuvia Aalto-yliopiston logosta

Mitä ajattelemme, kun näemme meille tärkeän yrityksen tai yhteisön logon? Entä mitä tapahtuu, kun tuo symboli yllättäen muuttuu?

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Joni Tammi: Mustat aukot - avaruuden ikuiset mysteerit

Mustat aukot ovat siinä mielessä kiitollisia tutkimuskohteita, että niistä ei ehkä koskaan pystytä tietämään kaikkea.

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki: Why company reporting needs to be excellent

By producing high-quality reports on their business and sustainability impacts, companies build trust and aid stakeholder decision-making.

Timo Viherkenttä

Oven oveluus

Osittainen varhennettu vanhuuseläke, "ove", tuo eläkejärjestelmään valinnanvapautta. Saatavat kokemukset näyttävät, onko ove onnistunut.

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Kyunghyun Cho: It’s time to give back to Aalto community

Aalto University has given me so much, both for my career and life in general. This is a chance for me to give back.

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Etämonitorointia ja huolenpitoa - Risto Soila

Virtuaalinen hoidonohjaamo ja Beat2Phone ECG - palvelu tarjoavat reaaliaikaista dataa sydämestä sekä käyttäjälleen että lääkärille.

Blog posts

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I graduate from Aalto University on New Year’s Eve

Today, the last day of 2020, is my graduation date! I’ve enjoyed an incredible journey during my study at Aalto University.

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It’s Christmas!! Reach out to your close ones (even if they are far). Plus, a holiday recipe!

Holidays as an international student during Covid can be hard. Let’s be kind to ourselves and others. Also, a simple Argentine recipe.

Writing my thesis in the Harald Herling Learning Centre.

Master’s thesis: blockchain technology + climate change

Hsiao-Pei shares her experience about writing her thesis.

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Students of Aalto, Madina from Kazakhstan, English bachelor’s program – Chemical Engineering

My name is Madina! I’m an international student, therefore in this blog post I want to share my first experience studying abroad!

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My Year at Campus Section

Hi everyone, read my blogpost about my experiences as being part of the Campus Section of Aalto Student Union AYY and what I had been up to.

Check out Robot Uprising!

Micro Invaders by Robot Uprising

Are you a fan of robots? Helsinki is the right place for you!

Surviving Helsinki prices as a student

How to live cheap as a student in Helsinki, Finland. Tips for living on a student budget from an Aalto student.

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Do you need some career advice?

Boost your career with these easy tips from an Aalto Squad member.

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Students of Aalto – Saad from Pakistan, Building Technology program

Saad introduces himself on how he came to Aalto. The blog also covers his initial experiences of Aalto and differences from his own country.

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My experience with Design Factory and its coffee cups

Design Factory. ME310. Design Thinking. Stanford. Do you already know what I want to talk about? No? Read this blog post.

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Students of Aalto – Zina from Argentina, Design Program

Zina from the English bachelor's programme in Design introduces herself and shares her experience as an Argentinian student in Finland.

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The most photo worthy spots at Aalto University, in Espoo and Helsinki

Do you like taking pictures? Do you need a photograph for your Instagram account? Or are you simply looking for places to visit?

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