My first impressions of Helsinki!

by Chloe Bolton, University of Helsinki, Finland

My first two weeks in Helsinki. What a whirlwind. 

As you’d probably expect with any destination you’re going to, the first two weeks will be somewhat chaotic, but in an amazing way. 

From meeting a whole bunch of people from all corners of Europe to figuring out how the student registration system works, moving into a new flat, getting to grips with the Finnish language and taking in the beauty of the city – you will love it. As things are slowly settling down and classes are starting, I thought I could talk you through what you might expect and experience when moving here. 

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