In accordance with the recommendations issued by the hospital districts, Xamk’s campuses in Kotka, Kouvola and Savonlinna will continue in the remote teaching mode (theoretical studies) until 2 May 2021. Mikkeli campus switched back to the hybrid model on 12 April 2021, as recommended by Essote.
Practical teaching, including simulation and laboratory exercises and Paja workshop training, are arranged on all campuses, using the required protection. In the simulation instruction of blended programmes in the field of social and health care, the group size is limited to 20 students in Mikkeli and 6 students on the other campuses.
All teaching instructions also apply to continuous learning (open university of applied sciences and continuing education).
Restrictions on gatherings
Xamk follows the recommendations concerning restrictions on gatherings issued by the competent Regional State Administrative Agencies. The following limits are currently in force:
- Kotka: 6 persons
- Kouvola: 6 persons
- Mikkeli: 20 persons
- Savonlinna: 6 persons
These limits do not apply to teaching situations.
Sports and other hobbies
The sports and recreational facilities on Mikkeli campus, including the gym and band rehearsal room, will open on 27 April. Instructed outdoor sports will also by organised in Mikkeli. More information on these will follow later.
- If you have questions concerning the coronavirus, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Xamk’s coronavirus instructions on the xamk.fi website
- The course teachers will provide their students with more specific course information.
* The hybrid model means that groups who started in January 2021 or autumn 2020 study on campus (with the exception of Information Technology, which is taught remotely). Theoretical instruction for continuing students is arranged remotely. Practical instruction, including simulations, laboratory work, Paja workshop exercises and similar, will be organised on campus for all students, in accordance with the respective plans. Anyone participating in these must wear a mask.