Laurea’s key partnership engages the partner in extensive and systematic cooperation with Laurea’s various degree programmes. It can involve cooperation with students, research, development and innovation activities as well as business activities.
Key partnership benefits
- Through recruitment cooperation, you can recruit future experts in an agile manner. Recruitment events, platforms, tools and our staff help you reach the most motivated and promising future capabilities. Recruitment cooperation streamlines the anticipation of labour needs and develops the availability of labour.
- In project and development cooperation future professionals will act as your resources. Project collaboration allows you to develop your activities or create completely new ones. Motivated students create in projects concrete value for your activities.
- Visibility cooperation helps you improve the awareness of your activities and your brand recognition and improve your employer image. The cooperation allows you to reach Laurea's 700,000 annual website visitors, 7,500 students, 30,000 alumni and a network of thousands of Laurea partners.
- Through our alumni network, you can reach Laurea graduates. We share information with our alumni about the benefits, services and job vacancies offered by key partners. Together, we can also plan tailored opportunities to organise or participate in various alumni events.
Laurea’s key partnership is a paid partnership that engages the partner in extensive and systematic cooperation with Laurea’s various degree programmes. It can involve cooperation with students, research, development and innovation activities as well as business activities. The key partnership concept encompasses project and recruitment cooperation and a visibility package.
The aim is to expand and deepen Laurea’s partnership network to support the development of our competence areas and further enhance their effectiveness. At the same time, the aim is to activate the network more systematically, for example, with regard to RDI activities.
Explore our key partners
Unilever Finland is part of Unilever, one of the world's leading consumer product companies, which operates in more than 190 countries around the world. With the key partnership, Unilever wants to create a better contact surface for students and open up working life opportunities for students in different fields.
"Students have the latest knowledge and modern views that we want to benefit from.”
Talent & Recruitment Advisor Tiia Autio, Unilever Finland
Coor is one of the leading real estate service providers in the Nordic countries. The key partnership with Laurea enables cooperation in, for example, student projects and the development of the real estate services sector. Coor has, among other things, sparred its Business Park services and developed its My Workplace application together with Laurea students.
"As a company, it is also important for us to understand the ideas and values of future employees, for which this key partnership gives us a unique opportunity.”
Development Manager, Laura Pösö-Sievänen, Coor
Efecte is an internationally growing SaaS company that helps service organisations to digitalise and automate their work. Efecte also wants to be developing the Finnish software industry and the SaaS (Software as a Service) business. In addition to joint projects, Efecte wants to familiarise Laurea students with career opportunities in the software sector.
"We want to involve students in innovation of how we can make sales, service development and software development even better. We want to be the best in the world in what we do and for that we need the best ideas in the world.”
Managing Director Niilo Fredrikson, Efecte
Learn more about our cooperation with key partners
Antell student project results put immediately into practice
Laurea students examined the safety of Antell restaurants in teams.Read more
Students come up with new motivating e-learning solutions for Unilever
During the Service Design course, students in the Business Administration degree developed learning service concepts based on an assignment by Unilever.Read more
KELA as a key partner: Multidisciplinary cooperation
The partnership between Laurea and Kela was launched by student projects.Read more
Key partner, StaffPoint: A clearer employer image through social media
Service Business Management students helped develop StaffPoint's employer image and employee availability.Read more
Students participated in developing a more sustainable lunch meal
Laurea key partner, the Restaurant Factory, challenged Hospitality Management students during the Service Innovations study unit.Read more
Students included on the Lohi shopping centre management team
Eight enthusiastic business students were selected to participate in the management team's work.Read more