4-7PM on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 

PhD Kick-off, orientation and networking reception for doctoral candidates at the City Hall, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, 00170 Helsinki.

Tekijä: Mstyslav Chernov (Self-photographed, http://mstyslav-chernov.com/) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], lähde: Wikimedia Commons

PhD Kick-off is an excellent opportunity to find out about living, studying, and working in Helsinki and in the University of Helsinki. Visit the information booths on immigration, finances, housing, healthcare, free time and all sorts. In addition, you will meet your fellow doctoral candidates, mingle and make friends, and get familiar with different clubs and societies that bring doctoral candidates together.  

The event is organized in collaboration with the City of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, and the Association of University of Helsinki PhD Students (HYVÄT)

Register here by October 16thhttps://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/82375/lomake.html

Draft Program:

16:15 Welcome Words by the City of Helsinki, City Manager Sami Sarvilinna 

16:25 Welcome Words by the University of Helsinki, Rector Jukka Kola

16:35 Greetings on behalf of the University of Helsinki PhD Students, Julia Boguslawski, HYVÄT ry.

16:50 Status of a PhD Student in the University of Helsinki, Maija Urponen, University of Helsinki

17:05 Having a life while doing your PhD, Carol Kiriakos, Aalto University

17:20 Refreshments, Wine & Cheese with Info Booths, Key information for living, working and studying in Helsinki and in the University.

18:45 Conclusion & Farewell