Digitalisation Academy for university students on their final year studies.
Digitalisation Academy is an interdisciplinary program for university students at VAMK, Novia and University of Vaasa on their last year in studies, seeking internships and thesis work with emphasis on Energy Cluster and Digitalisation.
Academy is a unique regional program managed by universities, digitalisation companies and large international organisations from the local energy cluster EnergyVaasa
Digitalisation Academy program is mainly financed by the partner companies and sponsors.
EnergyVaasa cluster consists of 160 companies, most of them are international large companies enabling good possibilities to work in international projects right here in Vaasa!
The Digitalisation Academy offers students a highly interesting program that enables them to learn from professionals in the energy industry and get the latest knowledge in digitalisation!
Program started in October 2020, this time as studies on distance learning.
The pilot phase of the program is between 2019-2021. Digitalisation Academy has it’s own classroom at the Campus in Technobothnia, Room F4302 in 3 rd floor of Technobothnia. Because of the restrictions of Covid-19, next class will be done as studies on distance learning.
The length of the program is one year, and you can get 15 credits (ECTS) when participating, in your own university (VAMK, Novia, and University of Vaasa).
How to apply for the Digitalisation Academy program
To get into the program, students first need to apply for the program!
Based on the applications 20-30 students (7-10 students/university) will be accepted.
Next program starts in October 2021.
Program consists of 3 main themes:
- Cyber Security
- Data Science
During the study program, students receive applied training and participate in different projects about digitalisation (based on the 3 themes), as a part of their general study program. Students may also get subjects for thesis work.
Flipped classroom – Udemy
We use as study method “flipped classroom” using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, and the online platform Udemy (www.udemy.com) as tools for distance learning. All students get an Udemy business license, with 4000 selected courses.
Here you can find a definition about flipped classroom on wikipedia!
Teachers from Industry
Our teachers are mainly experts from our partner companies with knowledge of different projects in the energy industry. A great way to get new connections to the industry.