#bupfimember Arcada is a multi-professional university of applied sciences (UAS) in Helsinki, Finland. Arcada offers high quality practice-oriented higher education at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. At Arcada 2,700 students and 170 employees come together across disciplines to educate tomorrow’s experts, and to create smart and sustainable solutions for a dynamic professional life.
Together with partners, Arcada is building Nordic bridges to be globally relevant. Arcada offers 17 Bachelor Programmes and 6 Master Programmes, of which the Bachelor programme in Mechanical and Sustainable Engineering has a focus on sustainable product development. Learn more: https://www.arcada.fi/en Arcada - University of Applied Sciences
As BUP Finland is part of the #cascadeBSR we celebrate the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction #DRRday!
To efficiently support Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation efforts we need to work together – across sectors and between countries – to share the knowledge we have. The CASCADE project brings together climate change adaptation experts and civil protection professionals to help im-prove urban resilience.
A draft report collecting local examples to illustrate the cascading consequences of climate hazards for the region has just been published in the project – All contributions and comments are warmly welcomed!
Read the report and more about the work we do in the CASCADE project on www.cascade-bsr.eu/
#bupfimember The University of Turku is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, congratulations!
The university’s new strategy puts great emphasis on sustainable development. The goal is to provide all graduates with sustainability education by the time they enter the working life as experts in their field. This will have a major societal impact. Sustainability is getting a stronger foothold also in research. Solving complex problems requires collaboration between different disciplines and acting on multiple scales, often all the way from local to global.
The University of Turku is committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2025. The University has about 20,000 students and 3,400 staff members.
#bupfimember Åland University of Applied Sciences (Högskolan på Åland) is situated in the heart of the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland’s mainland, in the town of Mariehamn on the Åland Islands. It is a small university that offers degree programmes in Swedish in business administration, navigation, hospitality management, engineering (marine, renewable energy and automation, electrical and IT) and health and caring sciences for a total of 600 students. Also a large variety of university and other courses are offered to anyone through the Open University.
Högskolan på Åland leads or participates in a number of development projects, among others Åland Sailing Robots with the goal to accomplish a transatlantic crossing by a fully autonomous sailing boat. Robotic sailing has the potential to become a cost efficient and environmentally friendly alternative for marine research, surveillance and certain transports.