Orientation period in Theatre Academy
New students’ orientation period constitutes of several parts.
A course titled Study skills is part of the general orientation studies required by all of the bachelor’s students studying at the Theatre Academy.
As for master’s students, their orientation includes a course titled Orientation to studies/ Orientation to master's degree studies, or the orientation can be integrated into their other studies.
JOINT ORIENTATION DAY FOR ALL NEW UNIARTS HELSINKI STUDENTS FRI 23 AUGUST aka Freshman Day
ORIENTATION OF THE DEGREE PROGRAMME/MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
In your own programme’s orientation session, you will go through, e.g., the degree requirements, curriculum, course registration, course participation and different forms of teaching, programme’s practices concerning study guidance, teaching, and information channels (Webmail, WebOodi, Artsi), applying for credit transfer, as well as feedback practices. You will also be introduced to students’ online tool WebOodi and compile your personal study plan (PSP).
You will also learn about:
• practical information needed at the start of studies concerning student card, student discounts, certificates, student financial aid, insurances etc.
• IT services (user ID, wireless network, printing IT support etc.)
• facilities and access rights, booking facilities, facilities services
• University of the Arts Student Union
• Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS)
OVERNIGHT CAMP FOR BACHELOR’S STUDENTSAll new bachelor’s students of the Theatre Academy will participate in a joint overnight camp from 8 to 11 October at Saarikko leirikeskus in Lohja, where activities include improvisation exercises and putting together small-scale performances. During the camp, students will get to know each other and members of the teaching staff.
CAMP FOR MASTER’S STUDENTSStudents that have been admitted to master’s studies and master’s programmes will participate in a camp on 27 August on Lammassaari Island.
Headshot photo session with the new students
The headshot photo shoot for new master’s students will be organised on 27 August during the camp.
SERVICES FOR ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES (TTP) INTRODUCTIONServices for Artistic Activities (TTP) will give an orientation session to all the new students on Monday, 26 August, from 13.00 to 17.00. TTP will also organise a special orientation session to new students in the degree programmes in Lighting Design and Sound.