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Presented by Tamala Francis,
Founder & CEO at Francis & Co.

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About Us!

We are a stundent-run society at XAMK.  

Headquarter for students with a business (idea) AND for students looking to gain experience within their field and access to the job market.

Patteri offers: 
- networks; 
- new entrepreneurial-minded friends; 
- participating in organizing business events; 
- connections to local organizations; 
- support and overall tailored mentoring.


Entrepreneurship comes in many shapes and sizes from a mindset to scaling startups. Anyone can be a part of our entrepreneurial community!

Patteri offers a more flexible and agile way to learn and get support:

- Learning by doing which will be graded with study credits: joint projects and Co-op, Patteri project; 
- Peer-to-peer: workshops and meetups. 

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Let’s go International project 

Financed by William ja Ester Otsakorven Säätiö and under the umbrella of PatteriES initiatives, Lets go International is a project that looks to reduce the gap between students and local companies (Kouvola and Kotka). Written by internatonal students themselves, one of its core objectives is to enable practical training and worklife integration for international students through 3 work packages.


Get to know our upcoming events!


Language Coffee

Kouvola, October 3th

The second round of our welcoming event where international students can practice Finnish in a relaxed environment while enjoying free coffee and snacks. If you are a Native Finnish speaker, feel free to join in to help fellow students on their language journey, make friends, and explore diverse cultures.

Join us on the 3rd of October in FUEL (Paja downstairs), XAMK Kouvola campus at 16.00 for a fun, rewarding experience for all!

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Patteri Challenge 

Mikkeli, October 5th 

Get ready for Patteri Challenge vol.1!

Join us for an exciting opportunity to solve real challenges from local companies, network with peers, and become part of Patteri ES. Enhance your skills and expand your network while tackling real-world problems. Register now for an enriching experience!

The event will be held in in XAMK Mikkeli campus, D-building room D128, on October 5th at 16.00.

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Dream Workshop

Kotka, November 9th

Dive into the captivating theme of 'Why we were smarter when we were kids? Non-clichéd lecture about dreams and entrepreneurship' with our speakers Sami Ekmark and Iida Hynnilä. Discover the unique connection between dreams and entrepreneurship during this thought-provoking session. Following the engaging lecture, participate in Minna Lehesvuori's dream workshop, where you'll craft your own dream map. An event that promises to inspire and guide you in realizing your dreams!

See you at Xlab, Kotka on the 9th of November from 17.00 to 19.30!


Storytelling Workshop

Kouvola, November 16th

Elevate your interview skills in a unique simulation led by experts from Lumon and Eezy. Experience two rounds of interviews, with various business-related positions available for the taking. Get valuable feedback to shine in real interviews!


The event will take place in FUEL (Paja downstairs), XAMK Kouvola campus on the 16th of November at 13.30.

Interested in entrepreneurship?

Come join us!!!

If you are interested in entrepreneurship and wants to hang out with like-minded people, reach out and come learn more about us.

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