Mastering Finland

By Mastering Finland

Welcome! This podcast is a space for the international community in Finland to share their unique stories of how they ended up here and how they are "mastering" the Finnish way of life. We invite you to join this community for practical information, laughs, relatable stories of struggles and victories as expats and much more!

  1. 1.
    #48 How I Married My Finnish Penpal: Matt Bowen's Story
    28:01
  2. 2.
    #47 With ADHD in Finland: Roham's Story
    31:35
  3. 3.
    #46 Co-Writing and Self-Publishing a Book in Finland: Pamela & Eloisa
    16:35
  4. 4.
    #45 PhD in Finland & Connection between Finland and Japan
    25:42
  5. 5.
    #44 Finding Work in Finland: Recruiters' Perspective
    54:17
  6. 6.
    #43 Unlocking Your Potential with The Shortcut
    32:37
  7. 7.
    #42 Talent Attraction & Retention with Iiris Ranta
    28:40
  8. 8.
    #41 Danielle: A Postpartum Doula aka Parents' Support & Community Provider
    33:52
  1. 9.
    #40 Making Sense of Finnish Language & Culture with Varpu (Her Finland)
    34:12
  2. 10.
    #39 Learning Finnish, Job-Seeking, and Facing Racism: Esther's Story
    40:06
  3. 11.
    #38 Valentine's Day in Finland
    18:59
  4. 12.
    #37 Book Writing & Post-Army Life: Matthew's Story
    18:55
  5. 13.
    #36 Matthew's Story & Military Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    32:31
  6. 14.
    #35 Introducing Foreigners in Finland Magazine
    16:54
  7. 15.
    #34 Brexit and Its Impact on UK Citizens Residing in Finland
    32:06
  8. 16.
    #33 How to Stay Sane while Looking for a Job in Finland?
    22:53
  9. 17.
    #32 Migration, Discrimination, and Mental Health Issues through Scientific Lens with researcher Shadia Rask (THL)
    29:59
  10. 18.
    #31 Davide's Story of Overcoming Anxiety and Loneliness
    23:12
  11. 19.
    #30 Occupational Mental Health Services in Finland with Mervi Lamminen
    21:36
  12. 20.
    #29 Mental Health in Finland with Psychologist Sinnu
    1:01:20
  13. 21.
    #28 Katerina's Wedding Woes & Finnish Bureaucracy
    35:28
  14. 22.
    #27 Dating in Finland
    47:11
  15. 23.
    #26 Serving in the Finnish Military as a Finnish-Canadian: Dallin's Story
    26:06
  16. 24.
    #25 Finnish Social Culture - Is the Struggle Real?
    36:30
  17. 25.
    #24 The Life of a Dutch-Finn in Papa New Guinea & Beyond: Eline's Story
    25:55
  18. 26.
    #23 Pioneering International Adoption Services for Foreigners in Finland: Paola's Story
    40:15
  19. 27.
    #22 Working at Nokia & Living Life to the Fullest in Finland: Lorena's Story
    33:13
  20. 28.
    #21: Journey to Inclusion & Diversity in Finland: Priyanka Banerjee
    29:40
  21. 29.
    #20 Diversity for Future: the Importance of Internationalisation in Finland
    30:20
  22. 30.
    #19 All Things Finnish
    55:08
  23. 31.
    #18 An Honest Chat About University vs. Real Life in Finland: Raul's Story
    59:54
  24. 32.
    #17 Erasmus in Jyväskylä, Finland: Alvaro's Story
    24:37
  25. 33.
    #16 Building a Community
    27:47
  26. 34.
    #15 Part 2: Travelling in Northern Finland & Neighboring Cities
    39:22
  27. 35.
    #14 Part 1: Travelling from Southern to Central Finland
    45:53
  28. 36.
    #13 Inspirational Reflection of Life in Finland: Davide's Story
    1:06:31
  29. 37.
    #12 From Student to Job-Seeker (EU/Non-EU Process)
    36:59
  30. 38.
    Q&A Session with International Student Ambassadors of Finland (timestamps in summary)
    1:33:16
  31. 39.
    #11 University Life in Finland
    30:56
  32. 40.
    #10 Chat with Henna Pursiainen - CEO of Dare to Learn
    36:30
  33. 41.
    #9 COVID-19 in Finland
    43:00
  34. 42.
    #8 Moving for Love and Teaching Kindergarten in Finland
    44:17
  35. 43.
    #7 Settling into Finland: Furniture, Groceries and Other Necessities
    27:04
  36. 44.
    #6 Culture, PhD, Racism & Dating: Saswati's Story
    45:59
  37. 45.
    #5 Important Things To Do Upon Arrival to Finland
    14:56
  38. 46.
    #4 Lifelong Learner and Full-time Mum: Kadiya’s Story
    30:53
  39. 47.
    #3 Things to Get Done Before Entering the Promised (Fin)Land
    14:59
  40. 48.
    #2 From Greece to Finland: Katerina's Story
    36:02
  41. 49.
    #1 First Impressions of Finland
    15:16
  42. 50.
    Introducing Mastering Finland
    8:36

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