Why Language Awareness?

The initial idea of this campaign was to discuss language encounters at the university. International students and scholars experience isolation at the university; there is a lack of English-speaking environment. Yet, the opportunities to learn and practice Finnish for non-native speakers are insufficient. Contrastingly, some people feel that Finnish is diminishing at the university.
How can university become a common place for people from different strands of life, different corners of the world? How can it become an inclusive place and ensure equality for all?
A discussion, a consideration of problematic situations is needed!

 

2 Replies to “Why Language Awareness?”

    1. Thank you for your insightful comment! Please, don’t hesitate to contribute with the entry in Finnish, Swedish and other languages 🙂

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