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COVID-19 infection at Karelia UAS Wärtsilä campus

It has been discovered that a student of Karelia UAS has been diagnosed with a coron­avirus infection. The infected student has been in one classroom on Wärtsilä campus on 13th November 2020. In accor­dance with the instruc­tions of Siun Sote, Karelia UAS has informed the students and staff who may have been exposed to the virus. […]


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Career monitoring survey for UAS graduates to be launched

Data on the employment, working career and satis­faction with the working career and degree is collected with the nation-wide career monitoring survey. All those who have completed their UAS studies five years ago, i.e. the graduates of 2015, will receive the survey. The career monitoring survey collects data on graduates’ employment, career paths and competence […]


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UAS presi­dents and student unions appeal to students to stop the spread of coronavirus

Finland’s coron­avirus situation is rapidly deteri­o­rating, and there are also chains of infection among students at univer­sities of applied sciences. This has led to an increase in distance learning and even to the closure of campuses in different parts of Finland. Many of the infec­tions have origi­nated from events where many students have gathered during […]


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Recom­men­dation on the use of face masks at Karelia University of Applied Sciences when social distances are impos­sible to be kept

Recom­men­dation on the use of face masks in North Karelia and Heinävesi regions given by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare will enter into force on 10th September 2020. In these regions, it is recom­mended that citizens over the age of 15 wear face masks to protect other people in public transport, where close […]


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Karelia UAS awarded students and employees

Karelia UAS awarded the student and student group of the year as well as the employee of the year, team of the year and a pair of employees with certifi­cates of honour and gift tokens at the opening ceremony of Karelia UAS academic year 2020-2021. Student Union POKA has chosen Anssi Kirkinen from the degree […]


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Paula Ikävalko is the alumnus of the year 2020 at Karelia UAS

Paula Ikävalko, a year 2018 graduate from Karelia UAS Degree Programme in Physio­therapy, has been selected as the alumnus of the year 2020. Ikävalko, who works as a physio­ther­apist in Fysioterapia Sulavi, has been actively cooper­ating with Karelia UAS after her gradu­ation. – Paula has been doing good work in promoting maternity physio­therapy both nationally […]


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Students and staff of Karelia UAS will return to campuses in autumn semester 2020 with special attention to restric­tions caused by coronavirus

Teaching at Karelia University of Applied Sciences will start in autumn semester 2020 according to the schedules announced previ­ously. New students begin their autumn semester in the last week of August. Students continuing their studies begin their studies at the beginning of September. The aim is to return to as normal activ­ities as possible, but […]


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Karelia University of Applied Sciences awarded the best theses of year 2019

Karelia University of Applied Sciences awarded the best theses of year 2019   Karelia University of Applied Sciences has awarded the best theses conducted in 2019. This year, the impact of the thesis was empha­sised in the award criteria. The best Bachelor’s thesis was conducted by Bachelor of Engineering (Energy and Environ­mental Engineering), Ms Mira Mathwes […]