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Skills Centria Activities 2020-2021  

Skills for studying & job seeking  


Skills Centria survey

Have you received support in your studies from Skills Centria workshops? Do you want to share your ideas of good workshops, sessions or study groups? Please fill out our feedback form and share your experience and ideas for next semester. You may find the survey here. The feedback form closes on 18.4.2021. 

New: Individual support with pending assignments

Do you need support with completing an assignment? Special education teacher is on campus in Kokkola in April and May every Monday at 15-17 at the pink floor area. First session is on Monday 12.4. If you feel like your assignments don’t progress at home, come to campus on Mondays to work with us!

Help for studies and assignments is also available on-line. Special education teacher is available on Thursdays in April and May at 9-11. First session is on 1.4. Please join the online session here. 

You may also contact Special needs teacher Päivi Ruohoniemi by phone or email, and book an appointment in Kokkola or Teams.  Päivi Ruohoniemi, tel. 050 535 9690 or paivi.ruohoniemi@centria.fi  

Strengthen your job-seeking skills -sessions

28.4. at 13.30-14.00. Come and hear more about Centria Jobi app. Join online  

Workshops and study modules

Thesis workshop. Online meetings every other Tuesday. Next meetings on 6.4, 20.4, 4.5 and 18.5. at 12:00-13:30. Join online

Time Manager (1 ECTS) non-stop course (Fin.Eng.), Tiia Lumilaakso, 1.9.2020-30.4.2021 



Final moves to complete your degree. (Fin.Eng.

Are you about to graduate soon and would need support for the final stage?

Join in the sessions. They are useful for students who want support in order to bring their studies to an end and whose target is to graduate

8.4.   Graduating

All the sessions are organized in Zoom at 13:00-14:00. First half an hour in Finnish and the other half in English. Link for the sessions: Join online

We will continue with a virtual coffee after the session at 14:00-14:30. This is the right place for you when you want to get peer-support with your studies. (Link is the same)


Urasampo recorded webinars in English: Urasampo's website

Linkedin job hunting, Tom Laine

Creating an impressive CV, Eva Lindström

Register on Urasampo website. 


New: Summerjob and work placement seeking group

Centria’s summer job and internship seeking group meets on Tuesday afternoons from 23.3 to 20.4. Meetings are at 13.00-14.00. The group offers support and advice in seeking a summer job and work placement.

Join the group from here

Welcome to the group! More information:Teija Muuraiskangas, teija.muuraiskangas@centria.fi



Join SETforWork-experience and get important information on work-life and employment in the ever-changing world. You will get practical experience and tools that will make you a skillful worker in your field! The studies are done independently.

The experience includes lectures, fun self-development assignments and material sent to your doorstep, and personal career coaching. By watching all lectures (recorded, watch in your own schedule) and submitting the self-development tasks, you will receive a certificate. In addition, you can discuss about topics you are interested in with our experts. We can for example update your CV together

Email leena.toivanen@centria.fi to join. This study set is available only this spring so join now!

More information here


Languages and communication 

Language and communication workshops (support in particular challenges) 

Finnish Language and Communication workshop, 2 times every month, 0-2 ECTS (Fin.Eng.), Katriina Veikkolainen. The workshop also supports the written part of your thesis, written in Finnish. Next meetings on 8.4 and 22.4 at 15:00-16:30. Please, book an appointment for the next workshop here. It needs to be booked 24 hours before the session.  Katriina will share the link with you for online participation if needed. 

Swedish Language and Communication workshop, 2 times every month 0-2 ECTS (Fin.Eng.), Jenny Jansson. Meetings on 6.4, 20.4, 4.5 and 18.5. at 15:00-16:30. Please, book an appointment for the next workshop here. It needs to be booked 24 hours before the session. Jenny will share the link with you for online participation if needed. 

English language and communication workshop, 2 times every month 0-2 ECTS (Fin.Eng.), Karin Kallis. Meetings on 13.4, 27.4 and 11.5 at 15:00-16:30. Please book an appointment for the next session here. Karin will share the link with you for online participation if needed. 

Coaching courses 

Swedish Club, 2 ECTS, Jenny Jansson, 8.3.-30.4.2021. 

Repetera Svenska (in Finnish) 3 ECTS, AVERKO online studies spring 2021, summer 2021 

Brush Up Your English (in Finnish) 3 ECTS, AVERKO online studies, summer 2021 

Kielenhuolto ja kirjoittaminen 3 ECTS, AVERKO online studies spring 2021, summer 2021



Wellbeing week will be organized onlin between 12-24.4. The detailed program will be posted soon.

Check Efficiency and Wellbeing -workshop from here
The material can be found here

Tips for student wellbeing: https://centriaamk.padlet.org



Medical calculations workshop / Lääkelaskennan työpaja (support occasionally or irregularly, with a low threshold) offered next time in autumn 2021.  

Medical calculations for nurses 1 ECTS, 25.1.2021-18.4.2021 

Repetera svenska, 3 ECTS, NHOSS20K 7.1.2021-28.2.2021 


Studies in the field of Business 

Matematiikan valmentava kurssi (in Finnish2 ECTS, NLIS20K 7.1.2021-11.2.2021 


Studies in the field of Technology 

ICT-mentoring 1-2 ECTS, Farzad Mohebi (Eng.) 30.9.2020-28.5.2021. Meetings every Thursday in April and May 8.4, 15.4, 22.4, 29.4 at 15:00-17:00. Last meeting will be on 27.5. Here you get guidance with issues you have with programming.  Join online

Workshop in Math and Physics 0-2 ECTS. 

Second year engineering students can get support in calculations from Math teacher Harri Aarnio during 5 sessions in March and April. The sessions are online on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:15.

April: 7.4, 21.4

You can join the session from here

First year engineering students can get support in calculations from Math teacher Santtu Pienimäki during 5 sessions in March and April.

The sessions are online in zoom on the following dates:


6.4    8:00-9:45

20.4  8:00-9:45

Join Zoom Meeting here. 

Lujuuslaskennan opintopiiri (in Finnish) 8.3.-30.4.2021

Repetera Svenska 3 ECTS, Averko 

Kielenhuolto ja kirjoittaminenmany options 

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