When & Where


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

13:00 - 16:00

International School of Helsinki



+ What is College Day Helsinki?

College Day Helsinki is a study abroad fair. If you want to study in the USA, the UK, or Europe, you won't want to miss this event. Representatives from colleges and universities around the world will be here to answer your questions about everything from choosing a program and applying to scholarships and student housing. Plus, you can attend informative presentations about topics like the differences between higher education systems, creating a portfolio, and financing your studies abroad.

+ Does it cost anything?

College Day is absolutely free to visitors! Simply register online to attend.

+ Does everyone have to register?

Students over 13 and parents must register to get in. The process is quick and easy! Children 13 and under may also register, but are not required to.

+ I am a teacher/counsellor. Can I attend with a group?

Yes, school groups are welcome! Simply select the "Teacher/counsellor" ticket type when registering (link here). If you have any questions, simply email us at cd(at)college-council.de and we'll be happy to help.


Aalto University, Finland

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business.


International, diversity, dynamic, offering scholarships, live on campus, dorms, Milan is the place to be!!

British Embassy in Helsinki, Finland

Promoting British education institutions in Finland.

castleton university, usa

Castleton University's transformational liberal arts and professional programs prepare diverse students for meaningful careers in a global economy, advanced academic pursuits, and responsible citizenship. With 28 NCAA sports and over 80 clubs, we welcome students from around the world.

College of the Desert, USA

College of the Desert is an award-winning community college located in the Palm Springs resort area of California. The college offers priority academic scheduling and extensive support services to international students, and our location is famous for events such as the Coachella Music Festival.


The University of East Anglia is rated a Top 15 UK University.
We're an internationally renowned university based in a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students. A pioneering British university, bringing breakthrough thinking into your studies.

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland

With EHL's practical and academic program, 114 nationalities on campus and an employability rate of 96%, EHL students and alumni have one of the best reputations among employers.


ESCPEurope is the world’s oldest business school and attracts more than 5000 students every year from more than 100 nationalities. The Bachelor in Management is designed for ambitious international students and takes place in 3 different cities in 3 languages during 3 years. ESCPEurope is triple accredited by all three significant international accreditation's agencies – AACSB,EQUISand AMBA.

University of Essex, UK

We’re a truly international university located close to London and have been named University of the Year in 2018 (Times Higher Education Awards).


We are a hospitality education group who deliver an exceptional student experience and help develop the leaders of tomorrow. Glion and Les Roches serve undergraduate and graduate students, providing an education built on academic rigour, skill-based learning and dynamic multicultural exposure.


Fusing the University’s unmatched cultural diversity with personal support and a deliberately intimate learning environment, students get up-close and personal with the subjects they’re most passionate about, enabling them to “look closer, see further, and do more.”

IE University, Spain

Is dedicated to educating future leaders through programs based on our core values of innovation, global focus, entrepreneurial spirit and a humanistic approach. Our 600-strong international faculty teaches a student body composed of more than 130 nationalities.

Mission College, Santa Clara California, USA

Mission College is a community college located in the heart of Silicon Valley next to high-tech companies like Apple and Google. We are known for providing quality education at an affordable cost. You can come to Mission to study for one semester, get an associate degree, or receive a transfer degree to complete your bachelor’s degree.


New College of the Humanities (NCH) is a prestigious, university-level college in the heart of London. Small by design, we offer a unique and broad liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalised teaching, including our gold standard one-to-one tutorial system.


We offer 30+ academic programs and two lifestyle choices for our students. Enjoy small class sizes with a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; internships where theory becomes practice; and a 98% job-placement rate within eight months of graduation.


Hands-on academics for a Meaningful Life. Broadly recognized for our outstanding experiential education and enterprising spirit. When it comes to cookie-cutter colleges, Paul Smith's is anything but.

Portland Community College, USA

Welcoming | Affordable | Excellent! PCC is a 2-year college offering 100+ areas of study with transfer to top universities. Portland is a vibrant city offering eclectic shops + world-class entertainment venues. A growing tech industry makes Portland a highly desirable place to live, study, and work.

Richmond the American International University in London, UK

Richmond University offers dual US/UK accredited degrees in Business, Communications, Arts and Social Sciences based in 2 prime London locations-Richmond and Kensington. Class sizes are small and all students have study abroad and integrated internship opportunities.

soas university of london, uk

SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. 

Stanford University, USA

A Stanford education prepares students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world.


Swiss Education Group consists of 5 world leading Hospitality Management schools, including César Ritz Colleges Switzerland (Ranked Number 1 Overall Hotel School Worldwide).
All programs include international paid internships at world leading establishments anywhere in the world.

Toulouse Business School, Spain

TBS is among just 1% of all Business Schools worldwide that hold the triple crown of accreditations from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, that recognise excellence in the sector.

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York is an affordable large public research university with a long history of academic excellence.


Kent, the UK’s European university, is a leading university with a cosmopolitan community and opportunities to study and work abroad.


The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest universities, with a world-renowned reputation for its teaching and research. Located in the heart of a vibrant, affordable and student-friendly city, Leeds is home to over 33,000 students and offers one of the widest ranges of degrees in the UK.


We are a top 50 research institution focused on service, outreach, and innovation.

Presentation Program 2019


13:30 - 13:50

An Introduction to the U.S. Higher Education System & Fulbright Finland Foundation - Inari Ahokas, Fulbright/EducationUSA

14:00 - 14:20

Global Careers in Hospitality Management - Chris Astill-Smith, Glion Institute & Les Roches

14:30 - 14:50

Alternative Ways to Get Into Top Schools (Berkeley, UCLA, etc.) - Cody McCabe, College of the Desert

15:00 - 15:20

Why Choose the UK and How to Make it Happen - Emmi Russell, University of Essex, UK

Fair Guide 2019