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Orientation e-materials

On this page we have collected information that is useful for a new student and you can familiarize yourself with it during your orientation.


During your studies, you will need several digital tools. The idea of Centria Digistart is to familiarize you with Centria’s IT systems related to learning.

Health and wellbeing


The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) is an expert in student health care and, as a student in higher education, provides you with general health, oral health and mental health services and promotes the well-being of study communities.

Study psychologist

Centria students have the opportunity to confidentially discuss challenges and concerns related to studies or other areas of life with a study psychologist.

Library services

The Centria Library is a scientific library open to all, books and journals can be borrowed by anyone. The library’s offices are located on the Kokkola campus and the Ylivieska campus.

Online studies

At Centria UAS, students can also study courses online. Online courses are offered by Averko which is a part of Centria UAS and portal that offers courses from nearly all of the Finnish UAS’.

Get to know Kokkola

The video has English subtitles.