Higher Education on the Move programme launching – join us!

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The Schools on the Move programme, which has been very popular at lower school levels, is finally expanding properly into higher education. The Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) is about to launch a three-year Higher Education on the Move 2020‒2022 programme in cooperation with the universities and universities of applied sciences.

The focus of the programme is to increase everyday physical activity at higher education institutions, in addition to the traditional sports services. The aim is to improve the environment at higher education institutions (HEI) so that it is easier –or
even automatic – for both students and faculty to make more physically active choices in their everyday lives. Another aim is to cut down on the huge amount of sitting that students do.

In order to reach these goals, OLL invites higher education institutions and student unions to join us in developing, testing and establishing new solutions together. If your higher education community or organisation is interested, please get in touch with
OLL’s office!

The programme’s main partner is LIKES’ Studies on the Move programme. The department for sports and physical activity within the Ministry of Education and Culture is supporting the creation of the Higher Education on the Move programme
through grants.

For more information:

Anni Liina Ikonen
Special Advisor for University Sport
anniliina.ikonen@oll.fi
+358 44,780 0219

Jussi Ansala
Special Advisor for University Sport
jussi.ansala@oll.fi
+358 44 780 0214

Anni Liina Ikonen

Special Advisor for University Sport

Author profile: Anni Liina Ikonen

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