Monday, 10 March 2014

Visitors from Brasilian Universities




Brazilian delegation of 28 persons visited TAMK in late February. They came from three different universities: Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS), Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF) and Universidade Regional do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (UNIJUÍ). Their Presidents and Vice Presidents were also among visitors.

In addition to TAMK they visited Tampere University and the main organizer of the whole visit, Emeritus Professor Tapio Varis also joined the short but intensive TAMK tour. Their excursion to Tampere was part of their administrative and educational studies in Brazil. Among other things in TAMK, they made the acquaintance of TAMK Library.

Text: Matti Pietilä
Photo: Niina Saijonkivi

Monday, 3 March 2014

Greetings from International Week for Engineering of TAMK 2014




The International Week for Engineering of TAMK was organised on 10-13 February 2014. This was the 4th International Week for Engineering at TAMK. TAMK welcomed 19 colleagues from 13 partner universities from eight countries.

The visiting professors met student groups from nearly all the 11 Degree Programmes in Engineering of TAMK. The two Schools of Engineering hosted their guests on one afternoon and the participants were also invited to attend the project workshops of the International Week for Research, Development and Innovation Services that ran simultaneously with that of Engineering. The social programme included a sightseeing tour in Tampere, visits to Molok.Ltd and Demola, a dinner, a sauna evening, and outdoor activities.

Text: Riku-Matti Kinnunen