Let’s make the metropolitan area the best student metropolis in the world – together!
World Student Capital (WSC) does research, communication and lobbying to create the best metropolis for students in the world! The World Student Capital -network consists of the student unions of the Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences in the Helsinki metropolitan area. We represent almost 100 000 students, and we aim for a future where everyone has a home, the traffic is smooth and services function properly. The network is cooperating with the city councils, higher education institutes, HSL, HOAS and specialists to further the wellbeing of the students and citizens in the area. Follow our website and social media pages, suggest a news topic and help us keep on track with what’s happening in the student metropolis!
World Student Capital trademark launched in the Design Capital Year 2012 is owned by:
Aalto University Student Union
Haaga-Helia Student Union Helga
City of Helsinki
Student Union of the University of Helsinki
Student Union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Student Union of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Svenska Handelshögskolans Studentkår
Student Union of the University of the Arts Helsinki
In addition, Arcada studerandekår – ASK, the Student Union of the Diaconia University of Applied Sciences O’Diako and the Student Union of Humak University of Applied Sciences HUMAKO operate in the network.
In 2016 Helga had honor to be a chairorganasation of the network. That year network successfully lobbied 300 new student apartments to be built in Helsinki annually.
In 2017 Helga have been chairorganisation in Helsinki group of the network. That year network was focusing on the municipal elections and network’s campaign Science Tram 2025, which’s initiative signes were handed over to the Urban environment committee of the Helsinki city.