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The crisis in Europe puts a strain on students – Diak secures the everyday life of students and provides support services

The global political situation has caused anxiety and concern among students. At Diaconia University of Applied Sciences, everyday life is also safeguarded in the midst of the crisis by actively providing students with support services.

Apply for International Exchange!

Application period for international exchange has now been opened. Read more about the destinations and apply now!

Actions caused by COVID-19 in Diak in the beginning of a new semester

Diak is prepared in advance for the worsening coronavirus situation, and much of the teaching at the beginning of the year has been transferred to distance education in accordance with the instructions of the Ministry of Education and Culture. Only essential contact teaching takes place on campuses.

The Diak campus structure will be renewed in 2023

The Board of Directors of Diaconia University of Applied Sciences has unanimously decided at its meeting on 26 October 2021 to renew the Diak campus structure in accordance with a presentation by CEO, Rector Elina Juntunen.

Student wellbeing gets the spotlight! Take a survey to make an impact on student support services

Student, take a survey and get your voice heard regarding student support services! Services for student support and wellbeing will be developed based on the survey results.

Covid-19 increased students’ mental health challenges — Diak innovates new services

There has been a strong increase in mental health problems among students during the pandemic.

Become a Diak ambassador!

We are now recruiting new, enthusiastic Diak ambassadors from our students to tell about their studies and to market Diak on our social media channels, school visits and events during the autumn semester.

Report incidents with Incy reporting application

Did you face a problem at internship or was your smart phone stolen at campus? Report incidents to Diak’s administration through observation reporting application Incy!

Distance teaching continues until the end of spring semester in Diak

Diak’s corona task force has aligned that distance teaching and learning continues in Diak until the end of spring term (30 June 2021). The task force estimates that the covid-19 situation will not improve significantly during the next few months because the vaccinations of the population have started slowly, and the new coronavirus variant has emerged.

Moodle becomes Diakle as of 11 January

The new name of Diak’s learning platform, Diakle, is officially in use as of 11 January 2021.