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Skills Centria Activities 2020-2021  

Skills for studying & job seeking  


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. Next sessions: 26.4, 3.5, 10.5, 17.5, 24.5 and 31.5. 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. Next sessions: 29.4, 6.5, 20.5, 27.5.  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  


Workshops and study modules

Thesis workshop. Online meetings every other Tuesday. Next meetings on 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 

Strengthen your job-seeking skills -sessions and workshops

Centria Jobi

17.5. at 15.00-15.30. Come and hear more about Centria Jobi app. Join online 


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


Workshops offered by Momentumin

(Momentum was previously Urasampo: for more information visit Momentum website. Workshops in Finnish on Skills Centria ajankohtaista website)

Finding Jobs in Finland

Mon 10.5.2021 at 14-15 / Webinar in English
Presented by career expert Kirsi Pajamäki, Arffman. Click here to read more and register to join!

Proactive Job Seeking

Tue 11.5.2021 at 14-15 / Webinar in Engligh
Presented by career specialist Venla Vuorjoki, Momentum. Click here to read more and register to join!

Ammatillinen verkostoituminen ja somen piilotyömarkkinat

Ti 18.5.2021 klo 13-16 / Urailtapäivä korkeakouluille verkossa
Kouluttajana sosiaalisen median ekspertti Tom Laine, HC Services. Lue lisää ja ilmoittaudu mukaan tästä!

LinkedIn as a Career Management Tool

Wed 19.5.2021 at 13-16 / Career Afternoon for students, in English
Presented by social media expert Tom Laine, HC Services. Click here to read more and register to join!

Workshop: Plan to Succeed in Proactive Job Seeking

Wed 2.6.2021 at 9-14 / Online Workshop
Workshop hosted by career specialist Venla Vuorjoki, Momentum. Click here to read more and register to join!



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 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 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  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. You may find the program here.

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 29.4, 6.5, 20.5 and 27.5 at 15:00-17:00. Here you get guidance with issues you have with programming.  Join online


Lujuuslaskennan opintopiiri (in Finnish) 8.3.-30.4.2021

Repetera Svenska 3 ECTS, Averko 

Kielenhuolto ja kirjoittaminenmany options 

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