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Skills Centria Activities 2021-2022  

Support with studies

1 Support in the beginning of the studies

Mathematics for Nurses, Päivi Ruohoniemi

  • Contents: Arithmetic symbols, rules for the order of operations, Roman numerals.  Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing. Fractions and decimals. Measuring liquids. Units and equivalences.  Percent and percentages. 
  • Date of implementation: 23.08.2021 - 17.12.2021
  • More information: https://centria.opinto-opas.fi/coursedescription/33236?lang=fi

 

2 Support during the studies

2.1 Individual support with pending assignments on campus

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

2.2 Individual support with pending assignments online

Help for studies and assignments is also available on-line. Special education teacher is available on Thursdays at 9-11, starting from September. Join Zoom-meeting here:

https://centria-fi.zoom.us/j/63329540507?pwd=cHBUbFo2eTFldDdhNEt5OXN1Mi8zdz09

You may also contact Special education 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

 

2.2 Finnish Language and Communication workshop

  • Teacher: Lena Wadström-Ekblom, email lena.wadstrom-ekblom2@centria.fi
  • Content: The student receives guidance in a small group and in person according to the student’s needs. The student can bring his or her own written reports or essays for commenting. The student can get support in the written part of his or her thesis in this work shop. The workshop is intended for everyone, both Finnish and international students.
  • Method of implementation: The workshop is held every other week. Participation is possible both face-to-face or online. The student can attend the workshop occasionally. Send an e-mail in advance and explain your learning goals in more detail
  • Date of implementation
    • 30.09.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 131
    • 14.10.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 154
    • 28.10.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 131
    • 11.11.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 254A and 254B
    • 25.11.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 131
    • 09.12.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30 131
  • More information: https://centria.opinto-opas.fi/coursedescription/32021?lang=en

 

2.3 Swedish Language and Communication workshop

  • Teacher: Sanna Koski, email sanna.koski@centria.fi
  • Content: The student receives guidance in a small group and in person according to the student’s needs. The aim is to strengthen the student’s Swedish language skills so that the studies can progress according to the personal study plan. The content is defined according to the learning objectives of the participants. The workshop is intended for everyone, both Finnish and international students.
  • Method of implementation: Participation is possible both face-to-face or online. The  workshop is held every other week. Next face-to-face meeting is on 21.9 in room 131. The student can attend the workshop occasionally. Send an e-mail in advance and explain your learning goals in more detail. You can sign up for an online appointment from here
    • 21.09.2021 at 15 - 16.30.  Classroom 131
    • 28.09.2021 at 15 - 16.30. Online
    • 12.10.2021 at 15 - 16.30. Classroom 154
    • 26.10.2021 at  15 - 16.30. Online
    • 09.11.2021 at  15 - 16.30. Classroom 131
    • 23.11.2021 at 15 - 16.30. Online
    • 07.12.2021 at  15 - 16.30. Classroom 131
  • Online workshop link: https://centria-fi.zoom.us/j/67579244485
  • More information: https://centria.opinto-opas.fi/coursedescription/32022?lang=en

 

2.4 English language and communication workshop

  • Teacher: Karin Kallis, email karin.kallis@centria.fi
  • Content: The student receives guidance in a small group and in person according to the student’s needs. The aim is to strengthen the student’s English language skills so that the studies can progress according to the personal study plan. The content is defined according to the learning objectives of the participants. The workshop is intended for everyone, both Finnish and international students.
  • Method of implementation: Participation is possible both face-to-face or online. The student can attend the workshop occasionally. Send an e-mail in advance and explain your learning goals in more detail. Students can join the work shop at any time during the Academic year, according to the students’ own needs. The  workshop is held every other week.
  • Registration: You can register for a online appointment here
  • Date of implementation
    • 21.09.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Classroom 131
    • 05.10.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Online
    • 02.11.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Classroom 131
    • 16.11.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Online
    • 30.11.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Classroom 131
    • 14.12.2021 at 15.00 - 16.30, Online

 

2.5 Finnish for Fun! Survival Finnish for International Students

 

2.6 Finnish Club

 

2.7 Swedish Club

  • Objectives: The student is able to function in Finnish society in social situations related leisure time. The student whose native language is not Swedish is able to use  Swedish language as a tool for interacting with Swedish speaking people. The student is able to use simple Swedish everyday-life vocabulary and phrases (‘plain language’). The student is able to create multicultural networks and function in international groups using mainly Swedish.
  • Date of implementation: 10.01.2022 - 18.03.2022
  • More information: https://centria.opinto-opas.fi/coursedescription/32016?lang=en

 

2.8 Support with Medical calcuations is organized for first year students within the Safety in Nursing study module. Timetable will be informed in the beginning of Spring semester.

 

2.9 ICT mentoring for IT-students.

 

3 Support at the end of the studies

3.1 Thesis workshop

This workshop is for students who need support with writing their Bachelor thesis. Will start at the end of Septerber or beginning of October. Timetable will be informed in September.

  • Date of implementation
    • 27.09.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 255
    • 11.10.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 255
    • 25.10.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 254A and 254B
    • 08.11.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 251
    • 22.11.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 157
    • 13.12.2021 13.30 - 15.00, classroom 157

3.2 Master school thesis workshop

This workshop is for students who struggle with their Master thesis. Master school thesis workshop will start at the end of Septerber or beginning of October. 

 

4. Hygiene passport info and test

4.1 Signing up for Hygiene passport test between 1.9-10.9.2021 in Peppi. 

  • 14.9.2021 info session and handing out material at 16.00-17.00
  • 4.10.2021 hygiene passport test at klo 16.00-18.00 

 

5 Support in job seeking (workshops, sessions and external providers)

5.1 Job seeking and working life events organized by the Dude-project

Open Dude-project events for students at Centria University of applied sciences. The material of the Dude-project is mainly in English. English/Finnish is spoken at the event, depending on the group taking part. More information about the Dude-project: https://dudeshowyourdigi.fi/dude-do-unlimited-extend-competence/

 

23.9.2021 at 13:00. – SETforWORK-material and discussions about this

 26.10.2021 at 13:00 Development of competence in social media communities

5.2 Activities organized by the MyWay 2 -project

  • Contents: The MyWay2-project is developing and executing coaching sessions and functional workshops where the self-image of the participants is strengthened, personal skills are recognized and found out how to be used. The participants also get to network.
  • More information: https://mywayhanke.fi/in-english/

 

5.3 Centria Jobi

 

5.4 The virtual networking event Talent Coastline Match&Catch - Connecting employers and international talents in Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia

  •  29th of September 10.00-16.00 p.m.
  • The event will be organised on Tavata platform which means that you will find everything - event program, livestreams, speakers, exhibitors, attendees, organisers - on the same platform real time. Tavata is easy to use and navigate. Participation in the event is free of charge.
  • The event program is packed with national and regional insights, company presentations, information slots covering local services for internationals and companies etc.
  • More information and registering for the event before the event: https://www.ely-keskus.fi/web/talent-coastline/match-catch-event

 

5.5 Job seeking and employment in Finland course

  • Content: Languages of the course material are English and Finnish. Spoken language of the course is English. The course includes lessons (online) and different kind of exercises (CV, cover letter, LinkedIn etc.) which helps you with job seeking in Finland. The course requires active attending during lessons and independent studying.
  • Date of implementation: 15.11.2021 - 06.03.2022
  • More information: https://centria.opinto-opas.fi/coursedescription/33222?lang=fi

 

5.6 Momentum

The goal of Momentum is to improve employment and networking amongst the highly educated in Northern Finland. The project offers a wide range of services, including career coaching, working life lectures, peer group meetings, webinars, podcasts, internet-based coaching sessions and such, in both Finnish and English.

The most essential parts of the content are also broadcasted to target group living in the more remote areas in Northern Finland as webinars, internet-based work-shops and such. The aim is to increase the professional skills and knowhow of the target group, as well as to make the participants skilled and effective in their job seeking. Momentum has services in Finnish and for the core content also in English.

Webinars in October

 

5.7 TE-services and TE-live

TE-live is a TE service that produces live broadcasts of job vacancies, various themes in working life and training opportunities.

 

6 Balance in life and wellbeing and studying skills

6.1 Open events for students at Centria University of applied sciences. More events and time tables coming in September. Preliminary time table for the events:

There is material on student well-being in itslearning environment in the library-section. Search with a tag “study psychologist”.

See also links and further resources for wellbeing: https://centriaamk.padlet.org/tiia_lumilaakso/wellbeing

 

October:

November:

January 2022:

  • Time Management 11.1 klo 11.00 (The Teams-link will come later)

 

 

6.2 Pelipaja

  • Game Jam events, fall (2), late January (1) and spring (2)

 

7 National student health services

7.1 YTHS        

The FSHS responsibility areas are:

  • to provide students with health and medical care services
  • to promote students’ health and ability to study, and
  • to promote the well-being of the study environment and student community
  • More informationhttps://www.yths.fi/en/frontpage/

7.2 Nyyti

The purpose of Nyyti's operations is to support students’ mental health and ability to study. Their aim to improve students’ study skills and ability to cope with everyday life as well as related peer activities. Moreover, their aim to enhance the skills of people in charge of mental health promotion and problem prevention among students and in student communities.

 

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