ORIENTATION FOR NEW EXCHANGE STUDENTS

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ORIENTATION FOR NEW EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Orientation for the Exchange students will be held at the end of August 2022, week 34. Please find the detailed schedule below.

All the orientation events will be recorded and the recordings will be published on these pages as well as all the orientation materials for new students.

Note! The orientation will be held partly online and partly on campus due to the safety policies LAB is taking in order to keep the students safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stay updated with the COVID-19 instructions here: LAB coronavirus instructions.

Campus information
Lahti Lappeenranta

 

LAB ORIENTATION PROGRAMME, EXCHANGE STUDENTS, Autumn 2022

This programme is a joint orientation programme for all programmes. From Monday to Wednesday programme with your tutor teacher.

MONDAY 22 August TUESDAY 23 August WEDNESDAY 24 August THURSDAY 25 August FRIDAY 26 August
      at 9.00-9.30 am
Welcome to the land of LAB 
in Viipuri-hall Lappeenranta

at 9.00-10.00 am
Introduction of KOE and general information on cities
in Auditorium (Lahti)
in Viipuri-hall (Lappeenranta)

     
at 9.30 - 11.00 am
LAB student services
in Viipuri-hall Lappeenranta
in Auditorium Lahti
(10 min break)
at 10.00-11.00 am
Campus tour
in Lahti and Lappeenranta campuses
     

at 11.00 - 12.00 am
Study tools
(Peppi, Moodle, Time-edit)
in Viipuri-hall Lappeenranta
in Auditorium Lahti

at 12.00-13.00 pm
Welcome to study Languages
Lahti: Auditorium
Lappeenranta: online, in classroom with tutorteacher. Zoom link:

     

at 13.00 - 14.00 pm
International services info for exchange students (Zoom)

at 13.30-14.30 pm
Introduction to Finnish Culture
Online (all), in classroom with tutorteacher
Zoom-link:

     

at 15.00-15.30 pm
Welcome to the land of LAB 
in Auditorium Lahti

 

 

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY 29-31 August THURSDAY 1 September FRIDAY 2 September
Programme arranged by your own study programme
(you will find it from the schedule, link below)

at 12.00-15.00 pm
Jet Lag OFF – Lappeenranta ON
(Lappeenranta City Hall reception)
Read more from here.

at 10.00-14.00
Student Welcome fair
in Lahti and Lappeenranta campuses

at 14.00-16.00 & 16.00-17.30
Lahti Race & Lahti City Reception

at 14.00-16.00
Lappeenranta Sightseeing by bus

Read more from here.

 

ORIENTATION MATERIALS AND VIDEOS

 

FINNISH PERSONAL IDENTITY CODE

Every exchange student needs a Personal Identity Number. It is formed by your birthday and four digits, example 010192-000A.

You will receive it from Digital and Population Data Service Agency.

The Agency will take the registrations without a booked appointment on following dates:

(NOTE! If you can´t go to make the registration on these pre-determined dates, you have to book an appointment from the DVV agency´s web page https://isl.ajanvaraus.fi/frontend/. Please remember also, that if you have booked an appointment beforehand and then make the registration on the pre-determined dates on Lahti campus or Lappeenranta or for some other reason can´t got to the booked appointment, you have to CANCEL it.

In Lappeenranta:

Registration of students on xx.xx.2022 and on xx.xx.2022.
The opening hours are 9:00-11:00, 12:00-13:30 and 14:00-15.30.
The Lappeenranta office is located in city center and the address is Pormestarinkatu 1 A, 3. floor, 53100 LAPPEENRANTA.

In Lahti:

on LAB University of Applied Sciences Lahti campus on xx.xx. at xx.xx – xx.xx in the LAB University main entrance, Mukkulankatu 19.
 

YOU NEED TO HAVE WITH YOU FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

  1. Fill in the registration form, print it one-sided = 2 pages (you don´t have to print the third page) and sign it.
  2. Study certificate with stamp and signature (not Letter of acceptance). You can get this from student services office.
  3. A Passport or official ID-card. If only possible, take with you also a copy of passport or ID-card. (copy of front and back cover = both sides).
  4. A Residence permit card (if applicable). If only possible, take with you also a copy of residence permit.

When you have received the Finnish personal identity code, remember to update it in Mobility-Online.