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

Monthly Archives: July 2016

Secondhand Shops

Dear newcomers, Today I’m going to talk about second hand shops in Lappeenranta. ‘Kontti’, ‘Suomi Kirppis’, ‘Tori’ and ‘Eurokirppis’ are some second hand shops you can easily find in Lappeenranta City. Tori is actually not a shop but it’s kind [...]

07.28.2016 Uncategorized

Weekly fact: The sun during summer

Weekly fact about Finland: Finland is also known as the land of the midnight sun, since during June and July, in the north, the sun doesn’t drop below the horizon. [...]

07.26.2016 Weekly fact

Friend Family: Meet a local family!

“Meet a Local Family” is a programme in Lappeenranta as well as in many other cities of Finland, that gives the possibility for a newcomer to get a friend-family. More specifically, it aims to help foreign students to learn more [...]

07.26.2016 General

Fact about Finland: Coffee drinking

Fact about Finland: Finland is the worlds number 1 coffee consumer, gulping down no less than 12kg of the black substance per person annually. [...]

07.18.2016 Weekly fact

Clubs at LUT

  In the case that you were looking for night clubs at LUT, this post unfortunately does not contain the night clubs available in Lappeenranta.The students of each department have their own student club, a guild. The guilds organise parties, [...]

07.18.2016 Uncategorized

Travel tips in Finland: Stockholm, Tallinn, St. Petersburg

Dear Newcomers, Today, I am going tell you about some travel tips to St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Stockholm! Well, as you know Finland has borders with Russia, Sweden and through Gulf of Finland with Estonia. It means during your stay [...]

07.08.2016 Uncategorized

My Favourite Course at LUT #2

I’m starting my third year of Bachelors studies in Industrial Engineering and Management next year so both of these are Bachelors courses taught in Finnish. Advanced course in Supply Chain Management This is a second year Bachelors course, meant to [...]

07.08.2016 Uncategorized