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Hey KAMK alumni! Welcome to join our alumni activities!

All graduates of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) are considered alumni.
Alumni are important contact partners for KAMK and a link to the changing world of work.

Alumni activities in KAMK:

  • Meaningful activities and a great community
  • A skilled workforce and opportunities for continuous learning
  • Smooth learning and agile transitions to working life
  • Innovation, renewal and international links

KAMK alumni activities follow the cKAMK pedagogical model:

Connect

KAMK keeps in regular contact with alumni and offers meaningful activities and networking opportunities between students, alumni and working life. Alumni stories are used to inform new and current students about the opportunities offered by KAMK working life.

Create

Working with alumni to develop high-quality teaching, interesting educational content and create new innovations. Alumni provide important information on the needs of working life, which can be directly transferred to teaching.

Coach

Alumni are involved in coaching students to better respond to current challenges in the working life. Alumni have the opportunity to develop their skills by participating in webinars and training courses. KAMK offers students and alumni continuous and flexible opportunities for learning and competence development.

When you sign up to the alumni register, we will keep you informed about alumni events by email. Be sure to also follow the KAMK alumni Facebook page.

My Career - Alumni career stories

Would you like to share your own career story to tell students about the opportunities offered by different degrees and study choices? Contact us: alumnit@kamk.fi

Alumni Activities

We arrange regular activities for alumni! Come and join us!

Visit KAMK

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Visit KAMK is an annual event, which combines the opportunity to get to know the KAMK campus and education and to participate in the Career and Recruitment Fair.

We also organise a special alumni café for alumni, where students who have graduated from Kajaani University of Applied Sciences can meet friends and teachers from their studies and catch up with each other.

Read more and sign up to exhibit at the career and recruitment fair and/or have a coffee at the alumni café: kamk.fi/visitkamk

Career monitoring survey

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The national career monitoring survey is sent annually to graduates of University of Applied Sciences bachelors and masters degree who have completed their studies five years ago. The survey examines graduates' careers, placement in working life and satisfaction with their degree. The results of the survey will be used for the development of universities of applied sciences, career guidance and some of the questions will be used as a qualitative measure of employment.

The career monitoring survey is carried out annually in from October to November. A national career monitoring network of universities of applied sciences has been established to implement the survey and disseminate career monitoring data. CSC - Tieteen tietotekniikan keskus Oy is responsible for the technical implementation of the survey.

You can view the results of previous years' career monitoring surveys on the Education Statistic FInland's Vipunen service. Read more about the career monitoring survey and the activities of the career monitoring network on the From UAS to career - page.

KAMK Career Services

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KAMK career services (kaura) offer students and alumni information about working life, guidance in job search and career planning, training and coaching, recruitment events and other cooperation with working life. KAMK uses the Tiitus service to advertise job, internship, thesis and project opportunities. Alumni can use the service both to apply for jobs and to advertise suitable positions for students.

Looking for a job? Download the Tiitus app on your phone, create a profile, join the KAMK kaura domain and get suggestions of opportunities that best suit you.

Looking for a new talent? Create a company profile in Tiitus service, join the KAMK kaura domain and post opportunities suitable for students/alumni or search for talent using the Haavi function!

When you post an advertisement in English on the KAMK kaura service, you will also reach KAMK's international students!

Read more:
KAMK Career Services
Recruit a student

KaMove sports benefits for alumni

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KaMove provides high-quality low-threshold sports services for students, staff and alumni of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences.

KaMove offers independent ball games and gym sessions as well as guided group exercise classes.

By becoming a member of KaMove, you receive a sports sticker as a sign of membership, which entitles you to independent use of the sports facilities and participation in group exercise classes and ball games.

The sports sticker gives you access to test days at a lower price.

You can buy a sports sticker at KAMO Kaffe Tauko, Tieto 1 building against a diploma. 
The price of the sports sticker is 35€.

Website: KaMove
Instagram: kamovekajaani
Facebook: KaMove

Enhance your skills
Open University of Applied Sciences studies offer the opportunity for continuous competence development.

Find out more about the courses and apply > Open UAS

Alumni - sign up to be a mentor or lecturer!

Would you like to share your career story or tell students about your work? Do you have specific skills that are needed in today's and tomorrow's working life? Would you like to act as a student mentor? You are welcome to share your knowledge with current students! You can sign up as a visitor or lecturer directly with the alumni representative in your field:

E-mails to: firstname.lastname@kamk.fi

Business:

English taught degrees & Mentoring Programme: Kirsi Sievers

Technology:

Game Development: Joonas Muhonen and Markku Karppinen
Mechanical and Construction engineering: Jorma Jumu
Mechanical and Construction engineeringMentoring Programme: Miia Rönkkö

Social and Health Care:

Nursing: Sanni Vuorinen
Social Services &  Mentoring Programme: Matti Heikkinen

Master's degrees

Päivi Karhu

Open UAS, continuous learning

Anu Piirainen 

 

Questions?
Henna Huusko
Study Affairs Designer
Career Services: kaura(at)kamk.fi
Alumni Activities alumnit(at)kamk.fi
+358 40 352 9091