From 12th September to 9th October 2022
Tutor application is open! As a tutor, you get to meet new students, other tutors and create networks within and outside your own faculty. In tutoring, you learn how to work in a group and your group leading skills improve considerably. In addition to these, you can take a deeper look into the secrets of student life, by cooperating with the Student Union KOE. You can choose whether you want to tutor new degree students or exchange students.
This link takes you to the application form: https://forms.gle/CusHZPHoYGMyMHoy7
Exchange tutors help the exchange students arriving at LAB. Exchange tutor contacts arriving students before they arrive in Finland and they often are the first friend for the arriving student in Finland. Exchange tutor often goes to the train station to meet the exchange student and help them to receive their keys. Exchange tutor helps the student to settle down in Finland, guide in practical matters, and answer questions that the student might have. Exchange-tutor must know how to speak English and is interested in getting to know the exchange students.
Degree tutors are a combination of peer and exchange tutoring. Degree tutors tutor students that study degree studies in english. They help new students in practical matters and study related issues, they help students to get to know and integrate in the new environment and possibly to a totally new culture. Tutors also help the multicultural group to work together and get to know each other.
Headtutor works in a guiding role for their own faculty’s tutors. There is a headtutor in every faculty for peer, degree and exchange tutors. Headtutors tasks include contacting tutor teachers, planning activities for orientation weeks and assigning tutors to starting groups. Also they need to participate in monthly meetings organized by the student guidance team, and they need to guide and help their own tutors.