Latest news and future events for LUT alumni

We are pleased to invite you to


for staff, students and affiliates at Holiday Club Saimaa's
Arena on Friday 20 September 2019 from 19:00 to 01:00

Buffet dinner
Warm-up band
Party band Osmos Cosmos

Please register here by 15 August 2019.
There are seats for the first 1500 to register.
Show your confirmation message or ticket
at the door when you arrive.

If you wish to stay overnight at Holiday Club
Saimaa at your own expense please book
a room by phone, +358 (0) 300 870 950, or
Code for LUT guests: LUT50
Room rates:
Single room, one night € 98
Double room, one night € 118

Dress code: business casual
Invitation for one person


Past events

18.4. 2018 LUT Alumni After work in Lahti

The next LUT alumni get-together is organized in Lahti 18.4.2018. Vice-rector for education Jaana Sandstöm opens the evening with the latest news of LUT education and the Digital Strategy of LUT education. Professor Helinä Melkas leads us to the Digitalisation in Health Care and Elderly Care Services. During this casual networking evening, we get to know also more about Finland´s motorcycle museum by Riku Routo.

Read more about the program and the registration at

12.2.2018 LUT Alumni Corporate visit in Vantaa

The corporate visit 12 February 2018 to Pöyry Finland Oy in Vantaa will start our year. This event is organised in Finnish.

27.4. 2017 LUT Alumni After Work in Helsinki

You are warmly welcome to join us and other alumni for an after work in Helsinki.

Venue and time:
Huone Helsinki Event hotel, Länsisatamankatu 16, 00180 Helsinki
27th April, 2017 at 5.30pm-8.30pm

Programme (in Finnish):
17.30 Welcome and latest news from LUT – rector Juha-Matti Saksa
17.50 "Energy transition and other transitions" – professor Jarmo Partanen
18.15-20.30 Asian tapas and networking with alumni


11.5. 2017 LUT Alumni After Work in Tampere

Welcome to the first LUT Alumni After Work organized in Tampere!

The evening will include casual networking with other alumni, latest news from LUT by our provost Liisa-Maija Sainio (in Finnish) and a delicious cocktail buffet.

Venue and time:
Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Tammer - Vihtorin Veranta, Satakunnankatu 13, 33100 Tampere
11th May 2017 at 5.30pm-8.00pm.


26.5. 2017 LUT Alumni/partner event in St. Petersburg

Time and place of the event:

Friday 26.05. at 17.00-18.30, House of Finland, Bolshaja Konjushennaja 8, St. Petersburg

Programme at House of Finland:

Curious People - LUT  today, Juha-Matti Saksa, Rector, Lappeenranta University of Technology Networking and cocktails.

Business seminar (at 14.00) and concert (at 19.00) dedicated to the celebration of one hundred years of Finland's independence!


28.4.2016 Alumni after work in Helsinki

Join us for the annual alumni after work event organized in Helsinki.

Klo 17.30-17.40 What's happening at LUT?

Klo 17.40-18.10 Theme: Digital marketing
        Santtu Kottila (Head of Digital Advertising, Sanoma Media Finland)
        Tomi Sirén (Head of Digital, Arla)
Klo 18.10-19.30 Light dinner and networking. A group of students from MIMM-programme are also joining this event.

25.9.2015, LUT Alumni event on Business and Marketing Research, House of Finland, St. Petersburg

On Friday 25.9. LUT organized the 2nd international alumni networking event in St.Petersburg. The event gave great opportunity to meet LUT staff, alumni and other network members and hear the latest news on international business and marketing research. The speakers Peter Buckley, Henri Riihimäki and Olli Kuivalainen have many years of expertise on the subject.


17.30-17.45 Welcome, Tanja Karppinen, LUT´s representative in St. Petersburg

17.45-18.15 Key Issues for the International Business Research, Peter Buckley, Professor, Leeds University, LUT honorary doctor

18.15-18.45 International Business and Marketing Research at LUT Today, Olli Kuivalainen, Professor, International Marketing and Entrepreneurship, LUT School of Business and Management

18.45-19.00 Company view Henri Riihimäki, Country Director, Russia, OOO Inlook Color SP

19.00-19.15 Questions & Answers

19.15-20.30/21.00 Networking coctails


LUT Alumni Networking event in St. Petersburg 25.06.2015

Thursday 25th of June LUT organized an international alumni event at Finland House, St. Petersburg. 40 alumni and LUT partners operating in St Petersburg gathered together to hear the latest news from LUT and the Trailblazer strategy presented by President Anneli Pauli. LUT Professor of Practice Anssi Vanjoki opened up the discussion on Internet of things. Sami Jokelainen and Johannes Wahlroos presented the success story of LUT Firmatean increasing the collaboration between LUT students and SME companies. LUT ALumni Coordiator Leila Armila told about the alumni work at  LUT. The evening ended with a lot of discussion, networking and new ideas of collaboration.

All the participants agreed that if was great to have this kind of event in St. Petersburg.They requested new event and promised to assist in finding all LUT alumni living in St. Petersburg. They were proud of their alma mater and enjoyed to hear the latest news from LUT. The event was an excellent example of the power of networking and doing things together.

Contact us

LUT Alumni
LUT University
P.O.Box 20
FI-53851 Lappeenranta

Elina Hannikainen-Himanen
+358 40 573 3790

Lea Lonka
+358 40 848 9855