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Student's bucket list: have you already done these must-do things in Jyväskylä?

06.04.2022
Which experiences are irreplaceable from the years in Jyväskylä as a student? What are the experiences you are going to remember in the rocking chair on a pension? We asked senior students to gather a ”bucket list” for a student in Jyväskylä.

1. Highlights of student life

The following moments will be replayed in memories with warm heart.

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Iloiset haalariasuiset opiskelijat poseeraavat rivissä. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

The city’s education committee has decided to suspend school work if the strike of 6 to 7 April 2022 takes place.

05.04.2022
The Jyväskylä basic education services are preparing for a possible strike by the JUKO trade unions on 6 to 7 April 2022. The education committee has decided on the suspension of school work for the days of the strike by noon, Monday 4 April.

If the strike takes place, the schools operated by the City of Jyväskylä basic education services will be closed 6 to 7 April 2022.

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Kaupunginvaltuuston puheenjohtajan nuija. Image Jaana Pinson

Register for native language teaching groups

04.04.2022
Mother tongue lessons or heritage language will be arranged for students whose mother tongue/heritage language (or the language they speak in addition to their mother tongue) is not Finnish.

Lessons will also be arranged for Finnish students who have lived abroad for a significant amount of time and wish to upkeep the learned foreign la

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Opetuskortteja kielisuihkutukseen. Image Outi Vuorimies

First impressions of Jyväskylä ー part two

17.03.2022
First impressions of Jyväskylä - the series continues! We asked people who have recently moved to the city about their thoughts on their new neighbourhood. Be sure to also check out the first part of the series!

Events and activities for every

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lähikuva pyöränrenkaasta jäällä. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

First impressions of Jyväskylä

01.03.2022
They say that first impressions are important. There are all kinds of first impressions of Jyväskylä, some might be more rosy than others. What they all have in common, however, is that this is a good city for students.

City size: appropriate

When students in Jyväskylä are asked about their first impressions of Jyväskylä, many of them mention the size of

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Harjun kenttä ilmasta kuvattuna ja taustalla Jyväskylä. Image Suomen ilmakuva Oy

How to find a job during your studies or after graduation?

16.02.2022
It is well known that it is difficult to live on student grants alone. It can be useful to gain work experience during your studies, as it is difficult to find a job in Finland with an empty CV. We asked an expert and a recent graduate for tips on finding a job. 

"I don't think there are any magic tricks," starts the employment services of the city of Jyväskylä.

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Nainen tietokoneella. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

Student housing in Jyväskylä: where to find a home?

27.05.2021
If you’re about to start a new life here in Jyväskylä, you will need to find a home. Where to find an apartment? Should you look for a studio or a shared flat? And what’s it like to live in a student apartment?

Photo: Pinja wishes to live a walking distance away from the center.

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Opiskelijatyttö istuu ja kutoo sängyllä. Image Johanna Sell