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Ethical Guidelines for International Student Recruitment in Use by Finnish Higher Education Institutions

Finnish higher education institutions have collectively developed an Agent Code of Conduct, an ethical guideline, aiming to establish standards for education…

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Unifi’s key messages to the future European Parliament and Commission

Universities hold a key position in building a competitive and attractive EU, and solving the challenges it faces. With the European…

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Entrance exams for universities will be renewed in 2025 – universities are currently reviewing a draft of the new entrance exam model

Students will soon be able to take one entrance exam and use it to apply to several universities and fields of…

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Heikki Holopainen Appointed Executive Director of Unifi

M.Soc.Sc. Heikki Holopainen has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Council of Rectors of Finnish Universities. He will start…

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Universities do not accept discrimination or racism

The new academic year has begun in universities around Finland. Like many other societal actors, universities are currently very concerned about…

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Universities to correct admission errors in spring 2023 joint application process

Due to an error in transferring first-time status information in the Studyinfo service, some non-first-time applicants have been treated as first-time…

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Certificate-based admission to universities will be overhauled in 2026 – Vice-Rectors for Education have presented a proposal for a new scoring model for certificate-based admission

The proposed scoring model would ease the pressures on general upper secondary students and allow them to focus on subjects interesting…

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Revised certificate-based admission to be introduced in 2026 – the draft scoring model now under consideration at universities

The aim of the Finnish universities is to streamline certificate-based admission and to ensure that the study opportunities are not unnecessarily…

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To thrive, Finland must invest in high-quality, high-impact research

Top-level research and expertise – together with the innovations that these generate – form the foundation for Finland’s sustainable economic growth,…

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UNIFI expresses its concern about the situation of Iranian students and university staff

Large-scale nation-wide protests in Iran have continued for several weeks. Protests began to spread after a 22-year-old student, an Iranian Kurdish…