More Than the Degree

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Aalto Squad student ambassadors' blog. Read all about student life and studies at Aalto University!

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Blog posts

View to Valerie's shared student apartment

My First Experience Living in a Student Apartment in Finland

Valerie shares her experiences vs. reality with student apartments and gives tips on how to get one!

Francesco's student apartment.

How to Furnish your Student Apartment Low Budget

Francesco gives tips on where and how to find furniture with a budget in Finland for your new unfurnished apartment.

Members of Mental Health Advocacy Student Association.

Join the board of a student organization!

Ioanna tells what it's like to be a board member of a student organisation at Aalto and gives examples of her own experiences.

Student's picture from a welcome event

Welcome to Aalto University!

Areeb shares his overall experience about being a student at Aalto and how he has made friends, felt belonging and learned a lot on the way!

Students doing course work on a study trip.

Insights from studying collaborative MA programmes (Part 2/2)

Michael shares his experience in studying a Master's degree in Creative Sustainability and International Design Business Management.

Student's study setup with a book and takeaway coffee

How to set goals as a student? The 3-step framework

Areeb shares his tips on setting goals as a student. Spoiler: reflecting on your values, skills and resources might be helpful.

Student looking at a view on a study trip

Insights from studying collaborative MA programmes (Part 1/2)

Michael shares his experience in studying a Master's degree in Creative Sustainability and International Design Business Management.

Screen capture from Areeb's LinkedIn profile

8 Tips to A Successful LinkedIn Strategy

Areeb gives tips and shares practical examples on effective LinkedIn use to help you stand out in job search.

Slush event stage

How to Slush 101

Labiba shares her experiences and tips on volunteering at the world's leading startup event Slush. Keep an open mind, talk and detox.

Wintery view

The behind the scenes of a pandemic-student

Labiba shares her experiences on starting her studies during the pandemic. Read how she turned the difficult situation around.

A picture of Aalto University's Undergraduate Center

How is it to study in Aalto?

How are courses organised and what is it like to study here? How has Covid-19 affected the study experience?

Two guys working together

4 Ways To Successfully Onboard Into A New Role post-graduation

Well, done! You have graduated, and landed a job. What are the next steps you can take to make your transition to the company smooth?

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