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virtual 4.5.2022

Study and work event – Start Building Your Future in Finland


13:00 (Finland time), 15:30 (India time), 18:00 (Singapore time)

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This event is targeted for the international students who have already applied for a study position in Finland and the talents who have accepted a study position in Finland. 


13.00 - 14.15

1. Opening words: Atte Jääskeläinen, Director General, Ministry of Education and Culture
2. Keynote/Inspiration: Kickstarting the new chapter in your life — a roadmap to the future by Aicha Manai, career consultant and business advisor, MSc in Economics and Business Administration.

3. Our paths to “Sisu” by Yannick Schuurmans, Bachelor's Programme in Technology and Engineering Science & Simonelle Dsouza, Master's Programme in International Marketing Management (LUT University)

4. Student unions are there for you – interview with SYL and SAMOK representatives Tuomas Karvonen, Board Member, SYL & Ida Flemmich, Board Member, SAMOK

5. Finding employment in Finland, Katri Raevuori, Business Finland

6. Student’s residence permit process information, Riikka Niemelä, Migri


Moderator / Hostess of the event: Kamilla Sultanova

Kamilla Sultanova is an public speaker, event host, diversity, equity & inclusion expert which you will bond with immediately.

With her multinational living/working experiences from Uzbekistan to Denmark and Finland, Kamilla has tried it all as a student, corporate sales professional, spouse, and a local. During the last four years Kamilla has served immigrant community and business community as well as helped Finnish universities, municipalities, education institutions increase ownership of diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging topics, facilitate workshops on effective talent management programs from Oulu, Vaasa to Tampere, Helsinki and Turku.

Kamilla has empowered countless talents to belong: to find immersive ways to integrate in Finland, land first internships, first jobs, first mentoring experiences and build better ties to local communities and professional networks.