Student, see how the new Government Programme affects you!

1) Some improvements to students social security Even though the Government Programme promises to develop the student’s social security, it is quite unfortunate that, despite the promises of many parties, the student allowance didn’t get much needed overall increase. However, raising the student allowance for students with children is an excellent improvement for the social…

Stress-free Zone for international students

This spring will be arranged wellbeing group for international students at Metropolia University of Apllied Sciences, Myyrmäki Campus. Group is open for all international students studying in Laurea -, Haaga-Helia – or Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. Read more below and sign up! “Hello student! Are you interested in getting more relaxed state of mind…

Taxation of the study grant

The study grant and its provider supplement are taxable income. This means that if you have income from other sources as well, you will also have to pay tax on your study grant. If you have other taxable incomes, your study grant must be taken into account when tax is withheld on them There will…

Laureamko become a member of Finnish Student Sports Federation

Student Union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences Laureamko’s Council of Representatives decided in their last meeting 6th November that Laureamko will join the Finnish Student Sports Federation OLL. Yesterday OLL accepted the application. Student Unions including Laureamko have been part of OLL before through the parent organization Suomen opiskelijakuntien liitto SAMOK. In SAMOK’s last union…

Press release: Laureamko and The World Student Capital network are disappointed in HSL’s decision to decrease the student discount and to remove the student discount from single tickets

In its meeting today, 30 October, the Board of Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) decided to make the student discount in public transport cover all full-time basic degree students regardless of their age. At the same time, however, it decided to decrease the student discount on season tickets bought on travel cards from 50 to 45…

Mindfulness-based practices in Lammassaari 31.10.

Mindfulness-based practices in Lammassaari, Arabianranta 31.10. at 12.30-15.00   With you there are going to be University Chaplain Tiina Kaaresvirta and Counselling Psychologist Paula Aarnio. They are guiding you through the nature trail as well as to all the practices during the afternoon. Totally you will be walking about 2-3 kilometers. The idea is to…

Frank App FAQ

Here is answers for frequently asked questions about digital student card, Frank App. In the app is always seen only one term at a time, in other words at the moment there is autumn semester. So if you have paid the membership of the academic year, you have membership of the academic year. Even though…

Issues with the Student Card

Due to some technical problems it takes a bit longer than 2-3 business days for the information to transfer to Frank and you can start using a Student Card. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope the problem gets solved as soon as possible! Please notes that the problem only applies new members.