ORIENTATION PROGRAMME SPRING SEMESTER 2013

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME SPRING SEMESTER 2013 Wednesday, 2 January 2013 Main Registration Day On Wednesday new international exchange students will rec...
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ORIENTATION PROGRAMME SPRING SEMESTER 2013

Wednesday, 2 January 2013 Main Registration Day On Wednesday 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 F Pieni Sali 1 (Festia building) 10:00-10:30

Welcoming coffee and 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, Ms. Ulla VARTIALA and Ms. Eeva YLHÄINEN Student Union at TUT Mr. Mikko GRÖNLUND and Ms. Nia KORPELA

10:30-10:45 10:45-11:00

11:00–11:15

11:15-

Tutor groups meet for lunch and a campus tour

International Office, 1st Floor (Tietotalo building) 12:00-17:00

Personal registration. Please take your passport or other official ID with you! Ms. Heidi FORDELL, Ms. Ulla VARTIALA and Ms. Eeva YLHÄINEN

In addition to the main programme of the day, please note the following:

The TOAS Office is exceptionally open 8:15-18:00. The regular opening hours are Mon-Fri 9:00 15:30.

Mailing address: PO Box 553 FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: Korkeakoulunkatu 1 33720 Tampere

[email protected] Fax: + 358 3 3115 2640 www.tut.fi

Thursday, 3 January 2013 Introduction to studying at TUT & Study guidance at the faculties On Thursday morning all students will attend a General Study Information Session where they get to know TUT’s grading system and learn how to enrol for courses and exams via the student portal. The faculties and the School of Architecture of TUT will also hold sessions on faculty-specific and study-related matters. For the General Study Information Sessions students will be divided into groups according to the first letter of their family name as follows: Lecture Room TB222 (Tietotalo building) 09:00-10:00 General Study Information Session I Family names A-G

Lecture Room TB223 (Tietotalo building) 09:00-10:00 General Study Information Session II Family names H-O

Lecture Room TB224 (Tietotalo building) 09:00-10:00 General Study Information Session III Family Names P-Ö

Students are recommended to attend the sessions of all the faculties where they will be taking courses. Faculty sessions on study-related matters 10:15-11:15

Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering Ms. Elina ORAVA Lecture Room TB222 (Tietotalo building) School of Architecture Ms. Stefanie KOHLHOFF and Ms. Sanna KESKINEN Lecture Room RO105 (Rakennustalo building) Faculty of Science and Environmental Engineering Ms. Riikka HYÖRINEN Lecture Room SJ208 (Sähkötalo building) Faculty of Business and Built Environment Ms. Sonja OJANEN Lecture Room Festian Pieni Sali 1 (Festia building) Faculty of Automation, Mechanical and Materials Engineering Ms. Anna NYKÄNEN Lecture Room K0101A (Konetalo building)

11:00-12:00 11:30-12:30 12:45-13:45 14:00-15:00

Registered students can pick up their student cards at the Student Union Office at 10:00-14:00 on Thursday (fee of 7 € paid in cash). Student cards can be activated at the Info Desks of each building (except in the Tietotalo building).

Exchange students who are taking courses from the Department of Civil Engineering, in study related matters please contact the coordinator Ms. Päivi Javanainen by email. ([email protected]).

2 Mailing address: PO Box 553 FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: Korkeakoulunkatu 1 33720 Tampere

[email protected] Fax: + 358 3 3115 2640 www.tut.fi

Friday, 4 January 2013 Introduction to Tampere University of Technology The Friday sessions will focus on the services available to all the exchange students registered at TUT. The day will end with a guided city tour around Tampere.

Lecture Room TB104 (Tietotalo building) 11:00-11:30

Sports at TUT Mr. Viljami VÄLIPIRTTI Information security at TUT Mr. Jari SEPPÄLÄ Health services for students at TUT Ms. Ulla VARTIALA Student housing – TOAS Ms. Henna DIALLO Finnish language courses at TUT’s Language Centre Finnish teachers Ms. Jenni HAKANEN and Ms. Elina NURMINEN

11:30-12:00 12:00-12:15 12:15-12:45 12:45–13:00

Meeting point: the obelisk in front of the Main building 14:00-15:30 Tampere City Tour

Activity of the Day (organized by INTO and the tutors): 19:00 Pool & Karaoke night at Peyton Place (Peyton Place -Teekkarinkatu 17, Hervanta)

3 Mailing address: PO Box 553 FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: Korkeakoulunkatu 1 33720 Tampere

[email protected] Fax: + 358 3 3115 2640 www.tut.fi

Upcoming activities (organized by international student club INTO and the tutors): Monday, 7.1. 18:00 Finland for Dummies and INTO presentation followed by Finnish movie night (Lecture room: TB104 in Tietotalo building) Thursday, 10.1. 18:00 Pub Crawl (Meeting point: Obelisk in front of TUT’s Main Building) Friday, 11.1. 16:30 Campus Olympics Wednesday, 16.1. 18:00 International Food Party at Bommari Thursday, 17.1. 22:00 DJ Battle XChange party at Tivoli Friday, 18.1. 20:00 Welcome LaserTag at Megazone Saturday, 19.1. INTO kyykkää Friday, 25.1. 20:00 Welcoming Teekkarisauna

4 Mailing address: PO Box 553 FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: Korkeakoulunkatu 1 33720 Tampere

[email protected] Fax: + 358 3 3115 2640 www.tut.fi

Campus Map

5 Mailing address: PO Box 553 FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: Korkeakoulunkatu 1 33720 Tampere

[email protected] Fax: + 358 3 3115 2640 www.tut.fi