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Pop-up Metropolia Campus

May 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - May 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The end of spring semester 2017 sees a new Pop-up Metropolia Campus in Myllypuro! What happens when you combine two weeks, 71,5 sqm, 32 + 1 degree programmes, one suburban neighborhood, ERDF project and lots of student power into the mix? Come and find out at the Pop-up Campus!

The Pop-up Metropolia Campus aims to simulate campus life in Myllypuro while the actual campus is still under construction as well as to introduce students and staff of Metropolia to the neighborhood and residents of Myllypuro to future campus activities.

Event info in Finnish


Thu 11th of May
2pm – 6 pm
Grand opening
Toini Harra, LivingWell, Metropolia UAS
Guitar duo Atte Aho – Ville-Veikko Airaniemi, Metropolia UAS
Pop-up snacks

Fri 12th of May
1 pm – 3 pm
The role and influence of University of Applied Sciences
Discussion on future campus’ effects on economy in Myllypuro
presented and facilitated by Tuire Ranta-Meyer, Director of Stakeholder Relations in Metropolia and Ida Björkbacka, City of Helsinki

Sat-Sun 13th-14th of May
Window Display

Mon 15th of May

10 am – 12 am
Campus Library at the pop-up
noon – 4 pm
Metropolia’s services for Supporting Immigrants in Higher Education in Finland (SIMHE)
presented by Heidi Stenberg, Head of SIMHE Project in Metropolia

Tue 16th of May
10 am – noon
How to become a Metropolia student? Admission Services available at the pop-up
2 – 4 pm
OHO-huone Workshop – developing a future student restaurant space concept

Wed 17th of May
Outdoor sport day in Myllypuro

Thu 18th of May
9 am – 11 am
Utilising project results – Workshop for Metropolia’s Project Managers

Fri 19th of May
10 am – noon
Living Well discusses the everyday joys and challenges with Myllypuro residents in the Mall
Suvi Aho, Metropolia
1 pm – 2:30 pm
Developing Myllypuro neighborhood and future campus
presented by Mikko Näveri, Architect in Helsinki City Planning Office and Simo Hoikkala, Campus Project Director in Metropolia UAS
2:30 pm
Notions and remarks from campus life in Knoxville, Tennessee
presented by Merita Soini, Senior Lecturer of Design in Metropolia UAS

Sat-Sun 20th-21st of May
Window Display

Mon 22nd of May
12:30 pm – 3 pm
Wellness and health services of future Myllypuro Campus
Teija Leminen, Positia / Metropolia UAS
What living services should there be?
Tuula Mikkola interviews Myllypuro residents
3 pm – 5 pm
Open working meeting: Metropolia campus and organisational culture
5 pm – 7 pm
Metropolia, students and the city
An evening debate on urban affairs led by Student Union Metka
keynotes by Pauli Saloranta, Myllypuro Resident’s Association and Ida Björkbacka, City of Helsinki

Tue 23rd of May
1 pm – 2 pm
From the Forest to the Campus – the journey of the trees from the plot into wooden pieces in the campus
presented by Merita Soini, Senior Lecturer of Design in Metropolia UAS

Same time at the future campus

Katso koko näytöllä

Pop-up Metropolia Campus is part of official Uusimaa Week programme 2017



May 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
May 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences


Pop-up Metropolia Campus
Myllypurontie 6
Helsinki, Finland
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