LUT Newcomers The blog is created to provide general information to LUT Newcomers about Lappeenranta and on a more wide area, Finland.

Monthly Archives: June 2016

Places worth visiting in Finland

There are plenty of interesting places all around Finland, here are just a couple of them which are definitely worth visiting: 1. The Saimaa canal, as its just about the closest to us, and excellently sums up the lakeviews of [...]

06.28.2016 Uncategorized

SALUT – LUT Sports

Today’s post is all about the sport facilities at LUT Campus.   SaLUT is a joint project of Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology, that aims to promote and support the students’ well-being during studies. SaLUT [...]

06.27.2016 Uncategorized

Student union at LUT

The Student Union of Lappeenranta University of Technology was founded in 1969 to unite the students and promote their academic and personal welfare. There are roughly 5,000 student members. Finnish legislation requires that every university in Finland must have a [...]

06.27.2016 Uncategorized

Favourite course at LUT #1

Today I will talk about my favourite course at LUT. Well, During my first year studies in the university, the course that I found the most interesting was “ Advanced Process Design”[Course Code: BJ02A2041]. Well this course is one of [...]

06.18.2016 Uncategorized

City center of Lappeenranta

In Lappeenranta we have a beautiful city center, which is full of activities; the combination of opportunities for shopping, versatile cultural services, the historic old town, the harbour and lakeside nature. At the moment (2016-17) there are quite a few [...]

06.18.2016 Uncategorized

Co-working areas around LUT

During your study time in LUT, you are most likely going to do a couple (unfortunately for me, not just a couple) group projects/assignments. So this post is going to be about the co-working places that LUT offers for students [...]

06.10.2016 Uncategorized

Finland fact: Largest lake in Finland

Hi guys, another fact about Finland: The largest late in Finland is Lake Saimaa, which is 1377 square kilometers, and it just happens to be right next to our university ! [...]

06.10.2016 Weekly fact

How to spend free time

Depending on the season (in some cases), there are plenty things with which you can occupy yourselves. From sports activities to nightlife. As a former professional athlete in “Track and Field” mostly I am dealing with sport activities. In the [...]

06.09.2016 Uncategorized

Food at LUT

You can find plenty of restaurants and cafeterias at the campus area. Probably the most popular restaurant is owned by the student union and located in the student union building. This restaurant is called Aalef, and you can eat there [...]

06.09.2016 Uncategorized

Fact about Finland: 1 and 2 cent coins

Lets throw in another fact about Finland: We do not use 1cent or 2 cent coins. Stores are not even obliged to take them. In fact, most things in Finland can be bought with a credit card. I myself barely [...]

06.05.2016 Uncategorized