Corona virus

Students’ livelihood in the corona situation

Due to the corona situation, it is possible that students’ livelihood can weaken for example in the case of a lay-off. Here you can Read more

Voluntary work study module available for students – registration will continue until 27th April

We have opened a new study module to help current crises situation: Voluntary work (5 or 10 ECTS) The study module is an elective. Read more

Diak’s spring graduation ceremony has been cancelled  

The spring’s graduation ceremony on the 29th of May has been cancelled in all Diak campuses. The ceremony will be postponed to the fall due to the current conditions.  

Student’s support services (in Helsinki)

You can contact your student counsellor in crises, mental health and emotional well-being matters. You can do it by phone, Collaborate  or e-mail. You Read more

The cancellation of placements and compensatory studies: A new study module

A NEW STUDY MODULE has been added: * VET volunteer work (registration during 1.-30. April; the course starts flexibly in April­-May) More information:

Pandemic work and replacements

If students have done pandemic work in their work place, we can accept that either entirely or partially to their placements during the state of emergency. Read more

Instructions for Open UAS students during the state of emergency

1. Extending the right to study  If the modules you enrolled on for this spring are moved to a later time (e.g. some simulations), your study entitlement will be extended so that you can finish your studies.  In this case, please contact the Open Read more

The autumn 2020 student exchanges

The coronavirus pandemic might affect the autumn 2020 student exchanges. There will be an info session about this 25 May 2020 10-12 o’clock at Read more

General exam retakes to go online

Registration for online exams Due to campus closures, general exam retakes will take place on Moodle. Registration for the exams will be done by filling in the electronic registration form. Diak is yet to determine how the written exams in Swedish will be organised. Please note that there could be new regulations concerning this that apply to all universities of applied sciences. The lecturer responsible for the module will Read more

Movement outside home controlled, possibility to go to a grocery shop two times a week

Diak’s students Hong, Tianjian, Xiaorong, Xiaoning and Ailin told their views and experiences about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The interview was done at the time when Finland was preparing to do stronger procedures to prevent the virus from spreading.