The Embassy of Finland Presents the ‘Future Is Made With Finland’ Webinar Series

The Embassy of Finland Presents the ‘Future Is Made With Finland’ Webinar Series

The Embassy of Finland in Pretoria, South Africa has collaborated with other Finnish Embassies in the Southern African region to produce a three-part webinar series titled ‘Future is made with Finland’. Each episode will be 90min long comprised of pre-recorded material and live panel discussions on the ZOOM platform, airing at 10h30 CAT every Wednesday commencing on 18 August.

The Finnish Embassies of the Southern African region are proud to present the 'Future is made with Finland' #FutureWithFinland webinar series. It is first of its kind discussing pathways to Finland and providing information specific to the Southern African audience in an informative and interactive way. #FutureWithFinland will highlight and discuss opportunities Finland offers in high quality higher education, research and innovation as well as study and employment opportunities. It increases awareness of Finland’s talent hubs, universities and start-ups and mobilises interest to study and work in Finland. The webinar series is free and will be recorded and available on the Future is Made with Finland webpage(Link to another website.).

Episode breakdown

  • 18 August, Ep1 10h30 – 12h00: This episode will discuss why Finland is an attractive country to study and work in research. It covers coding, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Turku plug-in university in Namibia among others.
  • 25 August, Ep2 10h30 – 12h00: This episode will explore how Finland is a world leader in research and innovation. It covers themes such as photonics and agriculture as well as research collaboration between the University of Johannesburg and the University of Helsinki.
  • 1 September, Ep3 10h30 – 12h00: This episode will delve into the practical pathways to Finland, featuring testimonials by students and workers from the Southern African region sharing their experiences living in Finland.

You can register here(Link to another website.) .

For any questions regarding #FutureWithFinland, you can contact our Education and Science Counsellor Ms. Iina Soiri, iina.soiri(at)formin.fi .