Student Wellbeing

Student Wellbeing

27.08.2018 15:10
Take care of your wellbeing!

There are many things that affect our wellbeing. To feel good, we need things in our everyday life, such as work, hobbies, challenges, social relationships and happiness. As said in HAMK’s strategy, HAMK cares for its students and puts effort in their wellbeing.

To support students’ wellbeing, HAMK offers the services of a student wellbeing specialist, student counselling psychologist and coordinator of sport services. They work in all HAMK’s campuses in cooperation with tutor teachers, study counsellors, nurses, pastors and everyone connected to student services.

If the students feel that they need some support and want to talk with someone in full confidentiality, they can contact our student wellbeing staff. The need for support may include problems with studies, life crises, learning difficulties, relationship issues, economical problems, depression, stressing, intoxicants, eating, sexual issues etc.   

The best way to contact the student wellbeing staff is via email. The email addresses and telephone numbers can be found at the end of this page. Appointments can also be made via student councellors or nurses.

Student wellbeing services also offer some additional studies during the academic year. The selection of the studies can be found here.

The student wellbeing specialist works as a contact person for equality in studies. She is also responsible for organising special arrangements for students who need support in studying. Special arrangements are also available for people who apply to study at HAMK in their entrance examination. The link to the form for applying to special arrangements can be found at the end of this page.

Contact information and appointments

Appointments/ counselling

opiskeluhyvinvointi@hamk.fi

Student wellbeing specialist, special arragments
Maija Kerkola
p. 03 646 4827 or 050 5745939
maija.kerkola@hamk.fi​

Coordinator of sport services
Jari Virtanen
p. 040 7355 653
jari.virtanen@hamk.fi

Student counseling psychologist
Tiina Pihlajamäki
p. 050 3626689
tiina.pihlajamaki@hamk.fi

Application for special arrangement

Special arrangement application (docx)

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