Important updates to Diak’s corona instructions 

The corona situation has gotten worse especially in the capital region. A large amount of new COVID-19 cases can be tracked to situations that feel familiar and safe. 

Blended learning facilitates everyday school life during exceptional times

BLENDI – Blended Learning for Inclusion is a project that promotes blended learning across Europe. Blended learning refers to a situation where elements of online learning are systematically introduced to complement traditional teaching in classrooms.

Exceptions in service hours in Diak library Tuesday 3.11.

Self-service library whole day on the 3rd of November.

Diak develops teaching based on student feedback

Diak collected feedback from first- and third-year students last May using feedback surveys. Diak’s teams have gone through the feedback, and feedback from our graduates last year, and defined the development activities we will be reporting on in this news. Thanks to all the students who left feedback!

Dr. Johanna Lammi is Diak’s new Service Director 

Dr. Johanna Lammi has been selected as Diak’s new Service Director. She starts in her new position on 30 November 2020.  

UAS rectors and student unions appeal to students to stop the spread of coronavirus

Finland’s coronavirus situation is rapidly deteriorating, and there are also chains of infection among students at universities of applied sciences. This has led to an increase in distance learning and even to the closure of campuses in different parts of Finland.

Masks are worn in general exams

Diak wants to ensure the safety of all students, because also students at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 might participate the exam. Therefore, masks are worn in general exams as of 1st October. We also remind students and staff on acting in a responsible manner at campuses.

Diak’s Rector Tapio Kujala starts as TAMKs Rector in January 2021

Diak’s CEO, Rector Tapio Kujala has been selected as Tampere UAS’ (TAMK) CEO, Rector. He works in Diak until the end of 2020 and starts in his new position in Tamk in January 2021.

Listen Diak’s website content with ReadSpeaker

New, integrated text-to-speech tool allows everyone to read and understand digital content in Diak’s and Diak’s media Dialogi’s website.

Rainbow flag torn down at Helsinki campus – Diak denounces the act

In the framework of Helsinki Pride Week, Diak is flagging in honor of the rights of sexual and gender minorities at Helsinki campus this week. Last night the rainbow flag at Helsinki campus was torn down by an unknown person.