Support services in Helsinki

Student counsellors

You can contact your local student counsellor in crises, mental health and emotional well-being matters. They can discuss with you and determine any further support needs you may have.

Student Chaplain

Elina Pöysti,
Appointments on Thursdays at 11:00 – 14:00. Contact via email.

Student, contact us!

Would you like to discuss matters concerning your wellbeing and carrying on with your life and studies? With this contact form you can ask for personal contact with student support services in Diak. All information you send is handled confidentially. The form is for Diak students.

Workshops supporting learning

Students have the possibility to attend various workshops and groups supporting learning. The workshops are free of charge. Click the headlines!

Workshop for information searching

Support for information searching is available at the library in Helsinki. If you need assistance with information searching, please contact the library.


Workshop for undone school work

Welcome to finish any pending assignments or school work. Support available both in Finnish and in English. Bring your own laptop, if possible.

Schedule, autumn 2021

  • a45dss on Friday 21 September at 14-16 at Colla
  • a47dss on Tuesday 14 December at 14-15 at Colla
  • a49dss on Wednesday 22 September at 15:30-17:30 at Colla

Contact information

Questions? Contact the DSS/NUR team!

Thesis support

Are you behind on your thesis work? Do you need help to get or make progress? Our thesis support service is here to help!

You can attend the workshops remotely or in person at our Helsinki campus. See you there!


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University supports! The support services offered by the OHJY project

Make your wellbeing your top priority and participate in the support services offered by the OHJY project! 

Project enhances the wellbeing and sense of community amongst university students, as well as offers university personnel with concrete tools to support the students. Our ambitious goal is that, in 2023, our students will be the most prosperous students in Finland! Over 36 200 students studies at universities participating in the project.

Following services are offered in Diak:

  • Wellbeing workshops for student groups
  • Find a study bubby online
  • Curator-on-call on Discord
  • Study skills pop-up’s on Discord
  • Support for teamwork (Helsinki campus, Social Work)
  • Peer support
  • Online course about wellbeing and study skills
  • Webinar series for university students and personnel


You find schedules and more information how to participate from Diak’s support services page.

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