Visiting rural Mayan Mexico – not your typical university course

People often regard university studies as a series of sleep-inducing lectures and an endurance test on the student’s part. These assumptions were proven wrong by Aalto University’s Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) Studio course, which took…

What do you learn at college?

I’m now enrolled in the last few courses that I need for completing my master’s degree in engineering at Aalto University. Right now, I’ve notched up 253 credits out of the 300 required. The remainder…

Freeze! It’s FBI Day!

Throughout my studies, Forest-Based Industries (FBI) Day has ranked among the year’s top occasions. Interesting talks by leaders of the forest industry! A great opportunity to find temporary work, a topic for your master’s thesis,…

Super-Techie’s New Year’s resolutions for 2017

I promise to complete my master’s degree. This promise encompasses the following steps to be completed by the end of June: a) having 270 study credits under my belt and b) finding a suitable topic…