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Innovativeness and empowerment through creativity

Creativity acts as an important part of individual's professional growth and wellbeing. Bachelor level Summer School organized by the School of Health and Social Studies focuses on introducing innovative and empowering creative methods to be used in self-expression, multi-professional work and group reflection. During the intensive week, participants also learn to understand the power of creative movement, dance and music in supporting individual’s mental health in different stages of life.

The course is targeted for students and professionals in different fields of study.

Programme

Empowering Creativity_Summer School Programme 2018.pdf

In case you are participating the evening programme at Varjola on (Monday June 4), please take a swimwear and towel with you. There is possibility to go to Sauna and swim in the lake. For the dinner, there will be salads and sausages (also vegeterian option available) served. Special diets are to be informed to courses.health@jamk.fi by May 25. Please take some money/credit card with you in case you wish to buy some drinks.

The course lecturer will contact the participants shortly for more information and instructions.

 

EXPERIENCE WHITEWATER RAFTING!

* Only for students coming from the partner universities, do not concern JAMK students.

There is a possibility to experience whitewater rafting on Monday (June 4) evening at Varjola with student's own cost. If you wish to participate whitewater rafting, please send information about it to courses.health@jamk.fi by 18 May 2018

WHITEWATER RAFTING

In summertime, shooting the rapids with a rubber boat through the foaming waters of Kuusa gets your blood going! Rapids of Kuusa, which float just next to Varjola offer extremely good rapid rafting conditions. You do not have to travel to northern Finland to enjoy white-water adventures. There is also the channel of Kuusa for upstream rafting. Varjola's rafting boats are large rubber boats fitting 8 persons at once. Each raft has a licensed skipper with in-depth knowledge on the rapids. The rafting package includes equipment (rubber boots, raincoat and -trousers, life vest and a helmet).

Duration: 30 minutes - 1 hour, JAMK price 20 € / person
(is to be paid by the student upon arrival to Varjola)

Administration fee

€ 200/student. Administration fee includes course programme, administration, tutoring and some social activities.

Accommodation

Jyväskylä offers different types of accommodation to suit varying preferences and budgets. Below you will find some recommendations with Summer School rates. Please note that the rates are subject to availability.

Forenom Hostel Jyväskylä

Stay of over 3 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 49€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 65€/night

Stay of over 7 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 45€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 60€/night

Stay of over 14 nights

  • Private Double Room with Shared bathroom for one person, 40€/night
  • Private Twin Room with Shared bathroom for two persons, 55€/night

Rates include bedsheet, cleaning at the end of the stay and wi-fi connection. Also spa and sauna is in free use during the stay.  

 

Omena Hotel Jyväskylä

  • Room for 1-4 persons (despite of the duration of stay) 75€/night. Use discount code JAMKSS2018 to get the Summer School rates.

 

Other hotels / hostels in Jyväskylä

Insurance

JAMK does not provide any insurance. Students coming to JAMK from abroad must take adequate insurance covering:

  • medical
  • liability
  • property
  • accident
  • repatriation in case of accidental death

If you are travelling outside of Finland as well, be sure that your insurance is valid in the countries you are visiting. It would be a good idea to check if your vaccinations are up to date (Tetanus etc.).

Further information

Häyrynen Teija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400976772

Lundahl Raija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358408337316
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