Courtesy Visit to partner universities in Finland

The HSMC delegation visited two partner universities in Finland, namely HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied 
Sciences and Laurea University of Applied Sciences on 19 August and 21 August 2014 respectively to discuss
opportunities for further collaboration.  

HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences gave a warm welcome to the HSMC delegation who had the 
chance to meet with President Dr. Ritva Laakso-Manninen (second from left, left pic); Dr Teemu Kokko, 
Vice-President for Education & Director, Business Programmes, Helsinki (left, middle pic) and Ms Sirpa 
Holmström, Head of International Services (far right, right pic) during the visit on 19 August 2014. The HSMC 
delegation members consist of Prof Raymond So, Chairperson of the Student Exchange Committee and Dean 
of School of Business (far left, left pic); Ms Mary Ip, Manager, Student Exchange (second from right, left pic
and Ms Wing Chow, Student Services Officer (far right, left pic). 

The delegation took the opportunity to visit the HSMC exchange students at HAGGA-HELIA on 19 
August 2014 (above pix).    

On 21 August 2014, the HSMC delegation visited the Laurea University of Applied Sciences to exchange ideas 
with Ms Elina Wainio, Senior Lecturer in Business (third from left, left pic); Ms Arja Majakulma, Director, 
International Activities (second from right, middle pic); Ms Johanna Lahti, Development Manager (left, right pic) 
and Mr Conrad Lyaruu, Planning Officer, International Affairs (second from left, right pic) on further collaboration.