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Alumni of the Year

Both Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences appoint an Alumni of the Year. This honorary title is given to a former student, who has achieved outstanding accomplishments in his/her career and is willing to serve as a brand ambassador of their former university.

Tampere University's Alumnus of the Year 2022

Political scientist, Director at Finnish Institute of International Affairs Mika Aaltola is Tampere University’s Alumnus of the Year 2022. Aaltola has completed his doctorate at Tampere University where he still holds the title of Docent.

Mika Aaltola.

TAMK's Alumna of the Year 2022

TAMK's Alumna of the Year is Henna Paakinaho, who works as a Recruitment Marketing Lead at Solita. Henna did not leave TAMK behind after her studies but has continued marketing the master’s degree, promoted sales expertise and participated in TAMK’s projects.