Wednesday, 27 March 2013

International visitor Timothy Phelan from Miyagi University, Japan

Timothy Phelan, Executive director of International affairs from Miyagi University in Japan is visiting Finland and Tampere University of Applied Sciences this week. During the visit Professor Phelan meets the TAMK International Services staff as well as current exchange students from Miyagi University, Ryoko Sasaki and Ryo Tominaga.

Ryoko Sasaki (left) and Ryo Tominaga (right) were warmly welcoming Professor Timothy Phelan to TAMK and Finland

During the stay Professor Phelan will also visit The TAMK Finlayson campus of Art, Music and Media studies and meet personnel from the TAMK Research and Development department to discuss and plan the cooperation in the future. He will additionally pay a visit to the School of Health Care and meet the President of TAMK, Markku Lahtinen, as well.

In their meeting Professor Phelan surprised his students by testing their knowledge about facts of Tampere and after the official program the students were happy to introduce the campuses and the city of Tampere to him.

Professor Phelan asked the students couple of tricky questions about Tampere

Text: Panu Alanko, Trainee, TAMK International Services
Photos: Kaisa Merilahti, TAMK International Services

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