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Have your say in the development of the Helsinki Region!


Would you like to have a say in issues concerning student housing, public transport and urban planning? In cooperation with representatives of the city as well as the Research Foundation for Studies and Education Otus, the World Student Capital Network that consists of student unions of the universities and universities of applied sciences in the Helsinki Region is gathering students’ views and ideas on how to develop the Helsinki region to be more student friendly in terms of housing, transportation, and surroundings.

The survey* is divided into two parts and you can choose to answer only the map based survey or a longer one, depending on your time and interest. The survey aims to make the voice of students better heard in the development of the Helsinki region and student housing. The results of the survey will be used to support decision-making that affects students and as well as future urban planning.

Every response to the survey is valuable as we would like to hear ideas from people around the Helsinki region as well as from students at different higher education institutions. Among those who complete the survey, we will raffle a total of 20 gift vouchers (of 10 euro each) for the stores of the S-group.

Answer the enquiry here

We greatly appreciate your time and effort!

About us:
Project partners include the higher education institutions in the Helsinki region, the cities of Helsinki and Espoo, and the student organisations in the region. The Research Foundation for Studies and Education Otus is responsible for the survey instrument and analyses the response given.

More information about the project on the website of the World Student Capital Network.

Or through e-mail:

*The mapping survey includes questions on ideas for how to develop student housing, city surrounding and comfort, and public transportation (just answer the questions for which you have ideas or something else to say). If you have time, it would be great to have your answers to also the slightly longer survey where we collect more detailed information about how students live and use different modes of transportation in the Helsinki region, but this is up to you.