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Application period for student tutors is open until 28 February

News | 2.2.2021

Tutors are irreplaceable help in the welcoming process of new students. We are now looking for student tutors for the students entering the University of Turku at the beginning of the Academic year 2021–2022. You can apply during February 2021 (1.–28.2.2021) by submitting the online application: https://intranet.utu.fi/index/student%20tutors/Pages/default.aspx

Why apply? Tutoring new international degree students gives you a chance to meet new friends from all over the world and improve your language skills. Tutors are rewarded with valuable experience, a small payment, and credits.

Who can apply? You can be a tutor if you are currently enrolled in a degree programme at the University of Turku and want to help new international students to integrate into student life in Finland. To become a tutor, you'll have to participate in the training and be available for students first online in spring and summer and then meet them upon their arrival. 

What are the tutor’s duties? Your most important task is to help the incoming students to adapt to the Finnish culture, student life, and the University of Turku campus. In addition, you can help significantly with all kinds of practical matters. For tutors in international degree programmes, see further information here: https://intranet.utu.fi/index/student%20tutors/Pages/default.aspx. Tutors for students in Finnish degree programmes and exchange students, please see here (information in Finnish) https://intranet.utu.fi/index/opiskelijatuutorointi/Sivut/default.aspx

How can I apply? You can apply during February 2021 (1.–28.2.2021) by submitting the application of your Faculty. See the applications forms here: https://intranet.utu.fi/en/sites/tutoring

Is there any training available? The training is common to exchange and international degree student tutors and takes place in spring 2021. There will be also a shorter training session about online tutoring. There are also two voluntary meetings in August for last moment tips and discussion.

Apply to become a student tutor:
https://intranet.utu.fi/fi/sivustot/tuutoriksi/

If you know Finnish well you can also tutor exchange students:
https://intranet.utu.fi/fi/sivustot/tuutoriksi/kv-tuutori