More than a hundred student tutors trained by the student union attend to a variety of tasks at Xamk each year. All students may apply to tutor training courses and become a peer tutor, international tutor, degree programme tutor or hobby tutor. The purpose of student tutoring is to give new students an easier start in their new town and school. Student tutors help new students to become familiar with student culture and the available leisure activities. In addition, student tutors arrange various leisure activities and help in matters related to studying.
Why become a tutor?
Working together with students from different fields of study, the student union and the UAS staff, tutors become familiar with the higher education community and meet many new people. As a tutor, you will get valuable work experience and credits. Last but not least, you will have a great time!
How can I become a student tutor?
You can become a student tutor by applying to a tutor training course. To apply, you fill in an online application. For some courses, the application process also includes a group interview. Courses are arranged once a year in the autumn or spring term. You can get more information from Student, the student union or your own student tutor. After completing the course, you will work as a student tutor throughout the following academic year.