Study retreat on Mondays and Fridays from 12 to 2 p.m.
(Link opens at 11:45 a.m.)
What is a study retreat?
It is a social opportunity to work online, but alone. Participants will focus on their own study assignments. Studying is carried out in 25 min study sessions based on pomodoro technique. There are some short breaks between the study episodes. Breaks includes some relaxation, stretching or refreshing exercises. NOTE! You don’t have to open microphone or video connection during this retreat.
Evening study retreat
Evening study retreat will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. It is also a public event, so all students of the University of Lapland and Lapland University of Applied Sciences can join. Evening study retreat dates are: 27.9., 25.10., 29.11. and 13.12.2023.
Why should I participate?
Study retreat helps you to start studying and also supports concentrating to your studies. Alone, but still together we can advance your studies.
How can I join?
Sign in to your university’s Office 365 account. Study retreat is arranged through Microsoft Teams and you can join by clicking the link (Join here) at the beginning of the page. Join conversation (camera pic) which reads “Welcome! Would you please turn your microphone and camera off.”
How to prepare for study retreat?
What is the goal of the day? Choose the task which you are going to work with. However, remember to be reasonable in setting the goal. You will also need a computer and your own study material. You might want to reserve some water and little snack for yourself. We highly recommend wool socks. 😊
Good to know
Study retreat is a public event. All students of the University of Lapland and Lapland University of Applied Sciences can join.
Evening study retreat
The evening study retreat will be held on the first Wednesday of the month from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., starting on October 5th 2022. Evening study retreat is also a public event. All students of the University of Lapland and Lapland University of Applied Sciences can join.
Here you can find study retreat’s break time exercises
The Finnish Spinal Health Association:
- The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS):
- Fitness Blender
- Two Minute Moves
- Nuffield Health, (UK’s largest healthcare charity)
- The Finnish Association for Mental Health: