Two weeks to go: application time for the degree programmes taught in English of Finnish universities of applied sciences starts on Monday, January 12th and is closed on Friday February 13th.

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The second edition of Tampere Art Factory (TAF) will be experienced May 15-16 at Finlayson, heart of the City of Tampere.

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Photo 1: students waiting for the beginning of lecture


Our exchange university Unicen (Universidad National del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires) in Tandil has about 12 000 students. Main campus area, which is constantly growing with new buildings, is located about 7 kilometers from the city center of Tandil, and there are also faculties in Azul and Olavarria. The Faculty of Economics (Facultad de Ciencias EconĂ³micas) is biggest with 2 500 students and about 250 professors of which 40 are fulltime.

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The ninth edition of the Interactive Media Programme made the IMP 2008 DVD premiere. This attractive DVD with a hilarious user interface presents the shortfilms, interactive movies and other art work made by the students over four months of hard work and intense learning.

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A delegation representing mostly the heads of degree programmes at TAMK University of Applied Sciences is on a visit to Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, Netherlands.

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Story & Photo: Wesa Aapro

Today I was setting up posters of The World Summit Youth Awards 2009 on the notice boards of our school, with a fourth year producer student. As we were removing the expired notices and finding usable pins, we chatted about the Millennium Development Goals.

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Three weeks in Tandil have been busy and full of activities. Short course "Marketing and production in Audiovisual Media" at Faculty of Arts, "Facts and figures about Finland" for students of English at Department of Languages and workshop "Marketing and new media" at the Faculty of Economics, meetings and discussions with professors and teachers, in the evenings cultural events like concerts and theater...

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Story Riikka Hiekkaniemi and Kaisa Hakala

The Operaatio Hurrikaani women team headed off to Graz, Austria 27.-30.11.2008 to present the project and TAMK University of Applied Sciences School of Art and Media.

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The Academic Network of the European Academy of Digital Media (EADiM) had the annual conference in Graz, Austria, end of last week. This year the conference was titled "Design, Develop, Deliver - Multimedia and e-content trends".

The sessions covered actual topics like

  • Smart Interfaces – intuitive use of augmented and mixed realities
  • Mega trends in e-content – what do they mean for education?
  • Learning and Teaching Methods – innovations that raise the learning curve
  • Students and Social Networks
  • Teaching Interactive Story Authoring

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Come, see and know what people are talking about!
Dark hours!
Tickets 3 euros, doors open at 9 pm.

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Two visual design students and two graduated students have organised Tussikerho* at Tampere. The concept of Tussikerho was imported by Mari Huhtanen (in picture) from Manchester, the city of her exchange studies.

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