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Orientation week at LUT University

LUT’s orientation week for new students starting their studies in Autumn 2019, will start on 27th of August. Here is some general information regarding the orientation week and your tutors. For all the new students beginning their studies in LUT [...]

08.13.2019 General

How to interact with your flatmates!

Most of LUT’s international students live in LOAS’s shared apartments with one or two flatmates. Living with foreigners could be a very nice international experience IF YOU want! Communication is the most effective tools for living together happily. When you [...]

08.12.2016 General

How to get to Lappeenranta

Welcome to Finland/Tervetuloa Suomeen. If you are lost in the Helsinki airport than please ask someone to help you. Airport is known as LENTOASEMA in Finnish. 1. Airport to Helsinki/Tikkurila: a. Airport – Tikkurila: Take the “P” train and hop-off [...]

08.12.2016 General

What should you bring with you to LUT?

Dear Newcomers, Today I will offer some advice on what all you need to bring with you. This is just based on my experiences. 1) All the official documents Educational certificates that LUT needs for the verification, Medical certificates (if [...]

08.09.2016 General

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

Health Insurance in Finland

You have to purchase your insurance before you proceed to the residence permit application. You do not have to purchase form the recommended companies below as far as policy satisfy the condition (No 2 & 3 below) 1. You would [...]

05.06.2016 General

Hello and congratulations on your admittance to LUT

Hello and congratulations on your admittance to LUT! This blog is created to provide newcomers general information about Lappeenranta and on a more wide area, Finland. The posts will get you started on your studies here at LUT. If you [...]

05.02.2016 General