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By Soteekin päiväkirjat (Soteekki diaries) -blog you can have a look into the everyday life of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences' Service Center Soteekki. What  physiotherapy, nursing and social work students want to tell about their journey in  Soteekki? And what is the role of business students in a social and health service center? The blog highlights the special features of Soteekki from students perspective.

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Happy Mother’s Day!


Writer: Nursing student Madina Haidari There is no such word in the world to describe the precious position and worth of a mother, but they are the living angels bring so much brightness and blessings our life by their presence. Today, as we celebrate Mother’s Day, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the unparalleled role …

Happy International Nurse Day!


Writer: Nursing student Yang Hu International Nurse’s Day is celebrated on the 12th of May since 1965. This day commemorates the contribution of nurses to the public. The Finnish Nurses’ Association is a member association of the international organization of nurses called the International Council of Nurses (ICN). It celebrates the day this year with …

Blog series: fitness and physiotherapy (part 4)


Fitness athletes’ own experiences Below you can see our second interviewee’s own experiences and thoughts on the sport. Saara, 23 yrs., Team Step2Fit, Bodyfitness Second we interviewed Saara. She is 23 years old and represents the Team Step2Fit team. Her sport is Bodyfitness (Body fitness is a sport that aims to build more muscle mass …

Blog series: Fitness and physiotherapy (part 3)


Fitness athletes’ own experiences We interviewed fitness athletes who have already competed. We asked them a few questions and also asked them to tell us about their sport in their own words. Below are our first interviewee’s own experiences and thoughts on the sport. Riia, 20 years old, Team Piukat Paikat, Bikini Fitness Our second …

Blog series: fitness and physiotherapy (part 2)


Towards to the competition stages I started exercising regularly in August 2021. Then I was doing regular gym workouts without a coach. At that time, my training lacked a sense of purpose and progression, meaning that my development was not optimal or as fast as it could be. Initially, I was training in the gym …

Blog series: fitness and physiotherapy


From gymnast to fitness athlete I’m Sarianna Virtanen, 23-years-old young woman. At the moment I live in Pori, but I come from a small village in Kanta-Häme. I am studying physioterapy for the second year at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in Pori. Right now, I’m doing a practice at the Soteekki service centre for …

Education and career opportunities of a physiotherapists


In this blog, we’ll dive into education and the career opportunities of a physiotherapists that open up after graduation. A physiotherapist is a professional who promotes people’s functional capacity, health, well-being, and mobility. Physiotherapist expertise is particularly needed when aging, disability, pain, illness, functional impairment, or when factors in an individual’s daily life limit their …



My name is Megha Gurung. I am from Nepal. My native language is Nepali. I completed a diploma program in nursing in my own country. I spent 2.5 years working as a scrub nurse in a hospital after finishing my education. I’ve always desired to pursue my nursing bachelor’s degree overseas. I was advised to …

Christmas Miracle to Ukraine


What was this event about? At the end of November some students from Soteekki participated in a Christmas present activity. It was organized by Ohjaamo in collaboration with the Diakonia University of Applied Sciences. The idea was, to send Christmas presents to children in the Ukraine. So, people from the area of Pori could bring …