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Student Newsletter Omnis 11/2022

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Student newsletter Omnis November 2022

Congratulations to all graduates!

The results of the matriculation examinations were published last week: 32 new graduates in Omnia of which 12 students completed their dual qualification. A graduation party will be organised at Omnia on December 2nd 2022. The next graduation party will be organised at the end of spring semester on June 2nd 2023.

Students studying for vocational qualifications follow their individual study paths and can graduate around the year. Nearly every week a student achieves his/her goals and graduates.

Omnia’s vocational gala will be organised on February 13th 2023 to celebrate vocational students (upper secondary, further and specialist vocational qualifications) graduating this autumn 2022. The gala will be held for the first time but the goal is to make it a tradition. 

A graduation ceremony will be held on June 1st and 2nd 2023 for vocational upper secondary qualification students graduating in spring semester 2023. Further vocational qualification and specialist vocational qualification graduates will be invited to the yearly vocational gala.

Congratulations to all graduates! Congratulations also to all the Omnia students for achieving your goals!

Maija Aaltola, rehtori

Professionals graduating in autumn 2022 will be celebrated at Omnia's professional gala on February 13th 2023

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Vocational students graduating this autumn 2022 will be celebrated at Omnia’s vocational gala on February 13th 2023. The gala will be held in Espoo Cultural Centre in Tapiola.

Omnia’s vocational gala will be held for the first time in 2023. With the new opening Omnia wants to raise the reverence of vocational education and training (VET) in the region of Espoo and nationally. Goal is to make gala a yearly tradition.

Students graduating from vocational upper secondary qualification, further vocational qualification and specialist vocational qualification in autumn semester 2022 will be invited personally to Omnia’s vocational gala. Other significant focus groups who will be invited to the gala are important operators in the area of VET, teaching and guidance personnel and partners in working life.

Next graduation ceremony for vocational upper secondary qualification graduates will be celebrated on June 1st and 2nd 2023

A graduation ceremony for vocational upper secondary qualification graduates graduating in spring will be held  at the end of spring semester 2023. The ceremony will be celebrated on June 1st and 2nd at Omnia’s own campus.

Graduates of further vocational qualification and specialist vocational qualification will be invited to the yearly professional gala.

Graduates of Espoo Upper Secondary School for Adults will be celebrated on December 2nd 2022

This autumn we are celebrating 32 students for passing their matriculation examination. 12 of the students completed their dual qualification. Names of the graduates can be found on Omnia’s website.

Graduation party takes place at Omnia on December 2nd 2022.

Welcome to Omnia's Open Day 8.12.2022

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During the day between 9 am and 2 pm all Omnia's campuses that offer vocational training and education are open for visits. You are also welcome to visit Omnia Skills Centre and Omnia Makerspace. 

In the afternoon between 4 pm and 6 pm you are welcome to visit Omnia Kirkkokatu and Leppävaara campuses to learn about vocational education and training. Omnia Skills Centre is also open and at Tapiola campus you can learn about adult general upper secondary education. 

Only groups need to register in advance.

More info in Finnish on the event's webpage.

Use the Cuckoo application for an exercise break

Start using Cuckoo application and take a short exercise break while studying.  Register as a user (app.cuckooworkout.fi) by using your Omnia.fi email address.

Until the first of December, you can participate in the activity competition and get a chance to win a Polar Ignite 2 watch. 

Cuckoo WorkOut application (cuckoo.fi) helps you to bring instructed mini breaks into your day. 

All students' sports facilities are listed in Finnish on student pages.

Technology Tuesday 22.11.2022

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Welcome to learn about vocational training in mechanical and production technology at Omnia's Leppävaara campus on November 22, 2022.    Technology Tuesday is an annual national event day when secondary school students, their teachers and parents get to learn about vocational training in mechanical and production technology. 

You can join the event on Tuesday, November 22 from 9 am to 11.30 am and from 12.30 pm until 3 pm. At Omnia's Technology Tuesdays, participants can get

🔸 to make a candle cup and try out different machine and production technology devices.

🔸 to see the operation of the NC milling machine.

🔸 to get to know the use of Robotics in the field of mechanical and production technology.

More information about the event and registration.

Take a Break – DIGISTI -event 30.11.2022

Tervetuloa seuraamaan Take a Break -DIGISTI -hankkeen tapahtumaa 30.11.2022 klo 13.30–15.00 osoitteeseen digisti.humak.fi..

(Event in Finnish)

Welcome to Take a Break -live stream event on wednesday 30.11. at 13.30-15.

Performers at the event: Rapper PapiPike known for his explosive energy and Finnish champion breakdancer Elias Niskanen. Host is a super funny stand up comedian Eeva Vekki.

The link to the sream can be found at the event day at the website digisti.humak.fi.

Joululahjavalvojaiset 8.12.2022

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Espoo Adult Education Centre hosts traditional Christmas event on Thursday 8.12.2022 at 4 pm to to 8 pm in Tapiola.

Program

  • Shows:
  • Workshops:
  • Pop-up services
  • Mobility tests (wellbeing)
  • Visual arts and handcraft exhibition
  • Buffet

Event is free of charge. Workshops: small material fee.

OBA's upcoming matches

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Omnia's basketball team OBA plays matches on the following dates 

  • Sat 19.11. at 2 pm OBA – HNMKY 1, Urhea hall
  • Sat 3.12. at 12 pm Kouvot – OBA, Valkealatalo
  • Sat 10.12. at 6.30 pm OBA – Lahti Basketball 1, Mäkelänrinne Swimming Centre
  • Sat 17.12. at 11.30 am Tampereen Pyrintö – OBA, Pyynikin palloiluhalli

Results from season 2022-2023

  • 8.10. OBA 126 : 43 PuHu Juniorit 1
  • 22.10. Salon Vilpas 1 56 : 75 OBA
  • 29.10. Tapiolan Honka 67 : 98 OBA

All the upcoming matches can be found on Korisliiga website (korisliiga.fi).

Work and career

Job search workshops

You can come to the job search workshop if you need help with your CV, job application or job search. All vocational upper secondary students are welcome to the job search workshops. No pre-registration. The workshops are voluntary and do contribute towards your study points. 

30.11. Information session for graduating students

Graduating student, please remember that you will receive support from Career Counselor Jonna Korhonen.

From the career counselor, you can get information about starting a job search, applying for further and supplementary education, and other things that are important to remember after graduation.

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