Tampere Ambassador: Maryna Mikhuta

*Maryna Mikhuta is part of Tampere Student Ambassador programme, where students from UTA, TTY and TAMK are promoting Tampere internationally as a great place to study and live.*

Where are you from?

I am from Belarus.

What would you like to tell about yourself?

I am a Master's student, second year.

What makes Tampere special for you?

Tampere is a place that makes me feel safe, realxed and at home. I like the atmosphere in the university of Tampere

and the attitude about the researches conducted there.

Tell about your professional activities?

I used to work as a language teacher, translator and radio journalist.

Now I am involved into organising a photo exhibition called Swedish in Belarus.

What is your mission as a Tampere Ambassador?

I guess, my mission as a Tampere ambassodor is to tell other people how I like the place and invite them to visit Tampere, to study or launch a business here.

What potential do you see for Tampere in the future?

Since Tampere has this great tradition of universities and their research centres, I see Tampere's potential in innovation.