Name: Juan Carlos Quintana
Home country: Colombia
Degree Programme: Electrical Engineering
Why did you choose TUT and this programme?
This Master's program at TUT stood out immediately when I started searching for a university offering a program focused on hardware design. Not only did I find very useful and interesting the detailed information pertaining to the courses offered, but also the degree of research work conducted on different areas. I was elated that I had found a program that catered for my needs and interests and that happened to be offered in Finland, a renowned provider of world-class education and technology.
What is the best part of your studies?
I cannot single out a part. I am bound to choose rather the overall rigorous teaching approach used at TUT which provides students with an in-depth knowledge that aims at building a solid baseline to respond to an ever-changing world of technology and innovation. This, in turn, is consolidated by the synergy between sound theory and hands-on practical projects built in state-of-the-art facilities.
Why would you recommend TUT to prospective students?
Apart from the reasons stated above, TUT strives to make your stay in Finland as pleasant and comfortable as possible. From the outset of the application process, they are concerned with all practical matters that moving to a new country entails. Moreover, being the second largest university of technology in Finland, TUT boasts a vibrant and variegated campus life. There are plenty of different activities organized to make the most of your free time.
How has living in Finland been for you?
Simply awesome! Finland is certainly capable of keeping you spellbound by its many fascinating facets. From the unpretentious beauty of its magnificent nature, oftentimes battered by unforgiving weather, to strangely enchanting white nights in the summer, Finnish rich culture equally embodies the resilience, genuineness and tenacity of its somewhat self-effacing and yet, creative and admirable people. Being endowed with the opportunity to live among Finns and learn from their idiosyncrasy has been the best experience of living in Finland.
Your own message to prospective students:
If you are looking forward to a rewarding and memorable learning experience, TUT is undoubtedly second to none. TUT has the academic excellence and amiable environment conducive to a remarkable higher education experience.