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Summer news 23.06.2020

Laseri dining room is open

Laseri has opened their dining room and you can enjoy lunch at Laser’s premises or on the terrace. You can still get food as a take away dish, at student price of course. Click here for opening hours and menu.

Computer rooms and LUT Exam spaces

In Lappeenranta, the university opens the computer classrooms 213 and 216 in the Student Union House for studying on weekdays from 8 am to 8 pm. You can get in through the main doors with your own access control key without a special authorisation.

Exam spaces will open on 27.7. in Lappeenranta and Lahti on Niemenkatu. Mukkulankatu’s Exam space opens in August, and Mikkeli’s exam status will be informed later.

Lahti campus restaurant changed

Lahti campus restaurant is run from 1.6. onwards by Compass Group and ISS will step aside after a long influence of Student Union KOE.

New Moodle for LUT and LAB is coming!

The new shared Moodle of LUT University and LAB University of Applied Sciences, will be launched on 1 August 2020. Shared Moodle will facilitate cross-learning and, in particular, participation in language courses, when everything can be found in one system.

The new Moodle can be found at the familiar address or Currently, links to old Moodle sites (Old LUT Moodle, Backpack Moodle and Saimia Moodle) can be found on that landing page.

All courses for the coming academic year will start in the new Moodle, the old Moodles will be available for courses that start before 1.8 and unfinished assignments etc. until the spring of 2021. New courses do not start in Moodles anymore.

The study information systems SISU and Peppi are connected to the new Moodle. Register for courses there and when you become accepted, you will be automatically added to the courses in Moodle.

More starting places for the fall

The Ministry of Education and Culture and universities have agreed to increase the number of study places and degrees. Universities in Finland will increase their starting places by more than four thousand next autumn. LUT will add a total of 130 starting places for autumn 2020 and the starting places will be distributed as follows:

Software Engineering +45
Economics and Business Administration +20
Industrial Engineering and Management +15
Energy Technology +10
Mechanical Engineering +10
Electrical Engineering +10
Environmental Technology +10
Chemical Engineering +5
Computational Engineering and Analytics +5

Autumn arrangements

The coronavirus epidemic in Finland has begun to ease a little, but it is still difficult to predict what the autumn will look like. LTKY plans the autumn in preparation for different scenarios and informs about the autumn arrangements more closely when the current situation is assured. LUT will determine and inform by e-mail by Monday 3.8. about which operating model of the autumn season will start on campuses and LTKY will also try to information soon after. Follow University’s and the Student Union’s information channels also during the summer!

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