The Department of Student Services consists of Student Affairs, Admissions Services, Student Exchange, the Study Counsellor and Special Education Teacher and the Study Psychologist.

Director of Student Services

Annika Stadius
Phone +358 207 699 613

Student Affairs
Student Affairs consist of two Study Coordinators. They can provide help on issues concerning:

  • Registration for the academic year
  • The right to study
  • Application for accreditation
  • Application for degree certificate

Questions regarding courses and curricula should be addressed to the own institution (amanuensis, degree programme director, teacher tutor etc.). Please note that questions regarding the student financial aid should be directed to KELA. More detailed information about the unit Student Affairs is found here.


Yvonne Engblom, Study Coordinator
Phone 0207 699 442
E-mail studentaffairs(a)
Registration, transfer of records, degree certificates, study certificates, transcripts, right to study, application for accreditation

Carolina Tallgren, Study Coordinator
Phone 0207 699 680
E-mail studentaffairs(a)arcada.fiRegistration, transfer of records, degree certificates, study certificates, transcripts, right to study, application for accreditation

Admissions Services
The Admissions Services provides service and information to all applicants and potential applicants to degree programmes at Arcada. The Admissions Services also manages the administration associated with applications and admissions. The Admissions Services implements the statutory official responsibilities incumbent on Universities of Applied Sciences. Please read more about the application and admission to Arcada here.


Lilian Sjöberg, Head of Student Affairs
Phone 0207 699 671
E-mail studentaffairs(a), admissions(a)

Ulrika Svanbäck, Admissions Advisor
Phone 0207 699 676
E-mail admissions(a)
Application & admission

Heidi Uuttana, Admissions Advisor
Phone 0207 699 423
E-mail admissions(a)
Application & admission

Student Exchange
The unit of Student Exchange at Arcada supports the mobility of students, teachers and researchers as well as implementing and assessing other jointly agreed goals. Student Exchange cooperates with the degree programmes to increase the integration of foreign students at Arcada. Please read more about studies abroad here.

Kátia Torres Airava, Outgoing student exchange/moveon coordinator
Phone 0207 699 468
E-mail international(a)

Elina Mustasilta, International Coordinator (on maternity leave from 31.10.2016)

Christa Holm, Head of Student Exchange
Phone 0207 699 670
E-mail international(a)

Annika Keskinen, Coordinator
Phone 0207 699 673
E-post international(a)
Outgoing student exchange administration, grants for students going on exchange

Study Counsellors
The Study Counsellors offers various types of support to students throughout their studies. The Study Counsellor gives the students tools to act in the learning environment, to plan their studies and manage their time. In addition, students are also welcome to contact the Mia Ekström with issues regarding learning disabilities. Please read more about the service here

Mia Ekström, Study Counsellor and Special Education Teacher
Phone: 050 368 4606
E-mail: mia.ekstrom[a]

Helena Martin, Study Counsellor
Phone: 020 7699 576
E-mail: helena.martin[a]