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

Health Insurance and how to get it

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 need to have your (or from someone) visa / mastercard [...]

May 16, 2016 LUT Admin Uncategorized 0

Weekly fact about Finland: Official languages

A fact about Finland: Finland has two official languages, Swedish and Finnish. Every Finnish person is required to study Swedish in school and in fact, there is a required Swedish course in our university for the Finnish students. [...]

May 10, 2016 LUT Admin Weekly fact 0

Residence Permit Application

1. You have to have insurance paper before you apply for your residence permit. Please refer to the insurance section below. 2. Before you apply you SHOULD have scanned copy of: a. a valid passport b. a certificate of acceptance from a Finnish educational institution c. a clarification of income [...]

May 10, 2016 LUT Admin Uncategorized 0

Weekly fact about Finland: Finland has mandatory military training

Fact about Finland: Finland has mandatory military training for men. It lasts from half a year to a full year. Close to all of your soon to be Finnish male friends have been through the army. [...]

May 6, 2016 LUT Admin Weekly fact 0

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 need to have your (or from someone) visa / mastercard [...]

May 6, 2016 LUT Admin General 0

What to do next?

Once again congratulations and a warm welcome to our new students! You’re now part of the LUT Family. Hopefully, most of you have already received your admission documents by now. In case you have not, then wait until MIDDLE of this month. If they have not reached you by then, [...]

May 4, 2016 LUT Admin Uncategorized 0

First Impressions of Finland

Hello guys and one more time congratulations on your admittance to LUT. This is the first post from the moderators, please make sure to read this carefully. We will have approximately two posts per week, and in addition a weekly fact about Finland post. The subject of the first post [...]

May 2, 2016 LUT Admin Uncategorized 0

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 have any questions about Finland, the posts, or studies in [...]

May 2, 2016 LUT Admin General 0