ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

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ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
AUTUMN SEMESTER 2015
EXCHANGE STUDENTS
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Monday, 17 August 2015
Main Registration Day
On Monday new international exchange students will receive their registration letters and get information
on the practical matters connected to becoming an official student at TUT. In the afternoon students will
register at the International Office in person.
Lecture Room TB 103 (Tietotalo building)
09:00-09:30
09:30-09:45
09:45-10:00
10:00-10:15
10:15-10:30
10:30-10:45
Delivery of the registration letters
Welcoming words and introduction to TUT
Ms Minna HAKA-RISKU,
Head of International Office
Information session on registration and other
practical matters
Ms Heidi FORDELL and Ms Anne JÄRVINEN
Information on the international students’ club
ESN INTO
Information on the Student Union TTYY
Information on Finnish Courses
Ms Jenni HAKANEN and Ms Elina NURMINEN
International Office, 1st Floor (TB115, Tietotalo building)
11:45-16:00
Personal registration. Please take your passport or
other official ID and your address in Tampere with
you!
We will gather sign-ups for a guided
Tampere City Tour (held on
Tuesday) on Monday. You can also
sign up at the International Office in
the afternoon. Mailing address:
PO Box 553
FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 1
33720 Tampere
[email protected]
www.tut.fi
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Introduction to studying at TUT
On Tuesday all students will attend a General Study Information Session where they get to know TUT’s
student portal POP and learn how to enrol for courses and exams via the student portal. The day will end
with a guided city tour around Tampere.
For the General Study Information Sessions students will be divided into two groups according to the first
letter of their family name as follows:
Lecture Room TB 109 (Tietotalo building)
09:00-10:00
General Study Information Session I
Family names A-K
General Study Information Session II
Family names L-Ö
10:00-11:00
Tutor groups meet for lunch and a campus tour.
Your tutor will inform you about the time and place.
Meeting point: in Tietotalo building main lobby at 14.45
15:00-16:30
Tampere City Tour (please sign up beforehand)
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Study guidance at the faculties/ departments
On Wednesday three faculties will hold a session for new exchange students on study-related matters.
Exchange students are recommended to attend the sessions of all the faculties/ departments they are
planning to choose courses from.
10:15-11:00
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Ms Minna UUSITALO
Lecture Room S2 (Sähkötalo building)
Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering
Ms Anna-Mari VIITALA
Lecture Room TB103 (Tietotalo building)
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
Ms Kaisa NÄRVÄNEN
Lecture Room K1703 (Konetalo building)
12:15–13:00
13:15–14:00
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Mailing address:
PO Box 553
FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 1
33720 Tampere
[email protected]
www.tut.fi
Thursday, 20 August 2015
Study guidance at the faculties/ departments
On Thursday three departments and the School of Architecture will hold sessions on study-related matters.
Exchange students are recommended to attend the sessions of all the faculties/ departments they are
planning to choose courses from. In the afternoon the orientation continues with an introduction to IT
services and security. The sign-up for the courses taking place during the 1st teaching period will close
today.
09:00-11:00
School of Architecture
Ms Stefanie KOHLHOFF
Lecture Room RD203 (Rakennustalo building)
10:15-11:00
Department of Civil Engineering
Ms Päivi JAVANAINEN
Lecture Room RH201 (Rakennustalo building)
Department of Information Management and
Logistics and Department of Industrial
Management
Ms Minna BAGGSTRÖM
Lecture Room F Pieni Sali 1 (Festia building)
11:15-12:00
Lecture Room Iso Sali 1 (Festia building)
12:00–13:00
Introduction to IT Services and Security
Mr Jari SEPPÄLÄ
Friday, 21 August 2015
Introduction to Tampere University of Technology
The Friday sessions will focus on the services available to all the exchange students registered at TUT.
Lecture Room Iso Sali 1 (Festia building)
09:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
Tea and coffee will be served
Sports at TUT
Mr Markku TAMMINEN
Student housing – TOAS
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:15
Health services for students at TUT
Ms Sari HARTIKAINEN
Opiskelijan Tampere ry (Student’s Tampere
Association)
Mr Veikko MÄKELÄ
Introduction to TUT’s international student club
ESN INTO
Culture shock
Mr Adrian BENFIELD
11:15-11:30
11:30–12:00
12:00–12:30
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Mailing address:
PO Box 553
FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 1
33720 Tampere
[email protected]
www.tut.fi
Free-time activities organised by INTO and the tutors during the orientation week:
Monday, 17 August
18:00 - 22:30 Presentation: Finland for Dummies,
Presentation: Introduction to Teekkari Culture and
Movie night: A Finnish movie that introduces the culture!
Lecture room K1705
Tuesday, 18 August
17:00 - 23:00 Picnic at Suolijärvi (pickup from Obelisk at 16:30)
Afterparty / Karaoke at Herwood Stage Bar & Grill (from 21:00)
Wednesday, 19 August
17:00 - 19:00 Recess and yard games (TUT front lawn / Obelisk)
Thursday, 20 August
19:00 - 03:00 Pubcrawl (start between 18:00 and 18:30 from Obelisk, event is in the centre)
Friday, 21 August
18:00 - 22:00 Campus Scavenger Hunt (Starts from Obelisk, teams of 4-5 people)
You can visit the storage room (SA105 in Sähkötalo lobby) of
International Students Club INTO to borrow household items:
Monday, 17.08. at 12-14
Wednesday, 19.08. at 12-14
Friday, 21.08. at 13-15
Tuesday, 25.08. at 17-18
Thursday, 27.08. at 17-18
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Mailing address:
PO Box 553
FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 1
33720 Tampere
[email protected]
www.tut.fi
Registration checklist
Get your registration letter for the Student Union membership
fee.
Pay the Student Union membership fee. Remember to use your
personal reference number and keep the receipt of the payment
safe!
Complete your registration at the International Office
(remember to take your passport and your address in Finland
with you)
Pick up your basic user account and password from the IT
Helpdesk (Main Building, 2nd floor)
Sign up for courses through POP!
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Mailing address:
PO Box 553
FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Visiting address:
Korkeakoulunkatu 1
33720 Tampere
[email protected]
www.tut.fi