Meet our students

Students and graduates of Global Politics and Communication programme come from all continents. Find out what they would like to share with you about their studies and life in Helsinki. You will get insights into the programme, their career paths and plans, studying in Helsinki and much more.

Our current students have been willing to share with you about their studies here at the University of Helsinki and about their life in general in Finland.

Three of them will give now you inside information on what it has been like studying at the University of Helsinki and how it differs from their previous experience at the universities elsewhere.

Read the stories of our students, Emilee Jackson, the student of Media and Communication Studies, Meng-Han Chau, the student of Political Science (Politics), Mariia Kukkakorpi, the student of Media and Communication Studies and Ran Goren, the student of Political Science (World Politics) .

Current graduates of the disciplines of Political Science and Media and Communication Studies at the University of Helsinki have found career paths in a range of jobs as experts and consultants in Finland and internationally, in the public and the private sectors as well as in non-governmental organisations. They are mainly employed, for example at Nokia, Google, IBM, Hill and Knowlton, Miltton, Helsinki Times etc.

Meet our alumni, Dilara AsardragWiebke Arendt, Annika Lepp and Kinga Polynczuk, and learn more about their experiences at the University of Helsinki and their current career paths.

Finnish student life and especially the student organisation culture is exceptionally rich and diverse. One of the best things studying at the University of Helsinki is its active community of students, the Student Union of University of Helsinki (HYY). More than 250 different student organisations operate within HYY, and they organise thousands of events every year. One of them is CISSI, the Organization of International Social Scientists at the University of Helsinki, that arranges various events such as social gatherings, discussions, visits and excursions as well as co-operates with other organizations.

Join the fun and get to know other international students as well as Finnish students!