08.05.2013 Aalto University's Masters of Aalto event (MoA) opens on Wednesday, 8 May in Helsinki's Sörnäinen neighbourhood in Finland. The memorable collection, which is open until 26 May, has more than 70 Master’s theses and works of graduates from all of the fields at Aalto University.
26.04.2013 Results of the Master's admissions at Aalto University have been published on 26 April 2013.
17.04.2013 A total of 15 014 people applied to Aalto University through the joint application system for Finnish universities. More than 11 500 applications were for bachelor’s degree programmes, and for 10 583 applicants Aalto University was their first choice. Approximately 3 500 applications for master's degree programmes were submitted. In 2012, there were approximately 16 000 applicants.
16.04.2013 Aalto University's data centre in Otaniemi will be shut down. The data centre infrastructure will be transferred to a new facility located in Otaniemi that the university has leased from an outside company. The procedure will increase the university's data centre capacity to meet the current needs and improve service reliability.
03.04.2013 Norther - Design from Aalto University Student work from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland will be on display at the Milan Furniture Fair from 9 to 14 April 2013. The name of the exhibition, Norther, refers to a sudden and stabbing north wind - it brings with it fresh design and fashion ideas from young northern designers of the future.
26.03.2013 The World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 year grew larger than originally planned, states International Design Foundation, the managing body of WDC Helsinki 2012, in its final report. The design year exceeded expectations on media coverage both in Finland and internationally.
07.03.2013 Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Master of Arts graduate Satu Maaranen has been selected from among 355 entrants to be one of the ten finalists in the Hyères Fashion Festival. The 28th International Festival of Fashion & Photography Hyères 2013 will be held between 26 and 29 April 2013 at the Villa Noailles in France.
05.02.2013 Exhibition Forms of a Chair by the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture presents 15 chairs designed and made by first-year MA furniture design students.
School of Arts, Design and Architecture Formal Conferment Ceremony celebrated master’s and doctoral degree recipients
16.01.2013 The School of Arts, Design and Architecture held its fourth Formal Conferment Ceremony for recipients of master’s and doctoral degrees in art and design on 11 January 2013. The conferred masters, doctors and honorary doctors were accepted as members of the academic community. In addition to the honorary doctorates, 26 Doctor of Arts and 23 Master of Arts degrees were awarded.
29.10.2012 Film producer and screenwriter Aleksi Bardy (42) has been appointed Professor of Film and Television Producing at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture from 1 January 2013.
12.10.2012 On 10 October, the School of Arts, Design and Architecture organised a seminar to celebrate the one hundred Doctors of Arts who have graduated in Finland.
08.10.2012 Entries for phase one of the architectural competition for Aalto University core campus can be viewed and commented on, on the website campus2015.aalto.fi (campus.aalto.fi) until 22.10. A total of 189 entries were received for the competition from all around the world. The exhibition presenting the entries is open in Futuro Business Park in Otaniemi until Friday 12.10.
26.09.2012 Aalto University participates in designing the concepts of the exhibition spaces of the Expo Milano 2015 world exposition. The representatives of the Department of Architecture and Department of Design of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture take part in a multidisciplinary workshop in Milan during September and October 2012. The aim of the workshop is to design a concept for the Clusters, which group different countries within the same architectural project.
25.09.2012 Aalto Media Factory opens the first Finnish Fablab – the Aalto Fablab – on the Arabia campus. A fab lab (short for ‘fabrication laboratory’) is an open workshop, where everybody can make objects using techniques such as 3D printing or laser cutting. The Aalto Fablab is already open for Aalto people and it will be open for the public one day per week, starting 2nd of October.
Design as a driver of European growth: the Design Leadership Board’s 21 recommendations to the European Commission
17.09.2012 The role of European design should be enhanced on the global stage, and top expertise in design should be supported. Cooperation between strong design competencies, companies and the public sector should be developed to produce better services. Design should be embedded in innovation programmes and business incubators across Europe. Harnessing design as a tool for innovation processes will boost prosperity and wellbeing across the continent.
13.09.2012 The Leadership Board on European design has completed a list of policy recommendations that aim at the utilisation of design as a driving force for economic growth, wellbeing and competitiveness in Europe.
05.09.2012 New professors have been appointed at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Opening of the Academic year: President Tuula Teeri finds the cutting of the university index to be a short-sighted solution
04.09.2012 The opening of the academic year at Aalto University was held on the Otaniemi campus on Tuesday 4 September. Almost six hundred staff members, students and cooperation partners took part in the event.
03.09.2012 Aalto University students, researchers and alumni are participating in Helsinki Design Week 6–16 September 2012 in the form of numerous exhibitions and events. The exhibitions are focused on the design of better living environments and industrial art design, displaying the projects of future artists and designers. The programme for Open House Helsinki includes walking tours at the Töölö and Otaniemi campuses. The Pavilion will remain open for the duration of Helsinki Design Week.
Ceremonial Conferment of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture on 11 January 2013
24.08.2012 Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture will hold its fourth Formal Conferment Ceremony for Master’s and Doctoral degrees on Friday 11 January 2013.
The first production by an Aalto University artist in residence is complete: Return of the Goddess combines art, research and technology
08.08.2012 Marita Liulia, the first artist invited to take part in the Aalto University AiR residence, will see the premiere of her production Return of the Goddess on 17 August at Savoy Theatre during the Helsinki Festival.
25.07.2012 In this year’s Finnish Housing Fair, the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture is represented by two departments.
04.07.2012 Kristiina Lassus, who has been highly successful in the field of design in Milan, works long hours enthusiastically and with her eyes firmly fixed on the future. Even if the Italian economy has been badly hit, she believes that after the downturn, it will be boosted to new heights.