The University lives through its alumni, who are perpetually fired up by science. Alumni are curious and believe in continuous renewal. They pay it forward and share their expertise for the common good. Alumni comprise a network of passionate influencers who keep the University’s flame burning high. They boldly believe in the power of thought to change attitudes, individuals and society – for the best of the world.
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Helsinki Alumni - Network of passionate influencers
Alumni boldly believe in the power of thought to change attitudes, individuals and society – for the best of the world.
Ossi Heinänen: Tolerance and liberal thinking will eventually prevail
Ossi Heinänen, an alumnus of political history, retains the energy to fight for a better world in the organisational field.
War and peace of learning
A jack of all trades in the field of thinking, Lauri Järvilehto discovered the joy of learning at university.
Irja Askola: "We talk a great deal about foreign people but not enough with them"
Alumna and Bishop Emerita Irja Askola has always been a proponent of dialogue, even though during her ecclesiastical career, Askola has faced a...
Amanda Sundell believes in a cleaner Baltic Sea
A few years ago, social scientist and University of Helsinki alumna Amanda Sundell established DROPP, a social enterprise that donates all of...
A white coat and a better world
Zhong-qing Jiang, who dreamed of working as a physician in China ended up as a food scientist and inventor of pulled oats in Finland.
Baba Lybeck: “Belittling science is irresponsible”
Baba Lybeck, an alumna of the University of Helsinki, wishes to contribute to supporting science and her home university.
An author alumnus driven by curiosity
Kari Hotakainen, Alumnus of the Year of the Faculty of Arts, does not think highly of rash views. A thirst for knowledge spanning his entire...