A presentation from the City of Helsinki on municipal services and fun activities in Finland’s capital.

When: 16 April 2021, 10-11am

Facilitator:Tuomas Leikkonen, International HR Specialist, University of Helsinki
Presentation language: English


10:00 Welcoming words, Ms Anne Nissinen, Head of Advisory Services, City of Helsinki
10:05 Introducing the welcome.helsinki website, Ms Pamela Kaskinen, Communications Specialist, City of Helsinki
10:10 Sauna like a Finn! Everything you need to know about Finland’s favourite pastime and other great things to see and do in Helsinki, Ms Pinja Maunula, Tourist Information Expert, Helsinki Marketing
10:20 Settling into your daily life in Helsinki
Practical information on Helsinki’s public transport system, social and healthcare services, daycares and schools, etc. Ms Marja Heinrichs, Helsinki-info Service Advisor, City of Helsinki
10:30 am Helsinki: The city of opportunity
An overview of free-time activities in Helsinki: from cultural venues and libraries to adult education classes and sports. Opportunities to volunteer, participate in an association and practice civic engagement also covered. Mr Ahmed Khalil, Helsinki-info Service Advisor, City of Helsinki
10:40 Q&A and discussion
Facilitated by Mr Ahmed Khalil, Helsinki-info Service Adviser, City of Helsinki
10:55 Closing remarks from Mr Tuomas Leikkonen, International HR Specialist, University of Helsinki
11:00 Conclusion