Kari Koljonen, university lecturer in journalism, is the recipient of the University of Tampere’s Teacher of the Year Award.
Koljonen is especially commended for his inspiring teaching, which is topical and has a strong connection to current work practices. Students also praise his student-oriented but rigorous teaching style and feel that they have received various support and supervision during their study path.
The University of Tampere Foundation made the decision on the recipient of the award based on a proposal by Tamy, the Student Union of the University of Tampere.
The award was conferred to Koljonen in the Graduation Ceremony organised on Friday 9 June 2017.