Integration is key for retention. That's exactly how we use Goin' at the University of Helsinki. Increasing stay rates by increasing the number of meaningful connections between International and Finnish students. Have an insight from Nino, Sevil and Vanessa on their Goin’ experience leading to their study in Helsinki.
Their stories emulate what life is like and what can be for students when they are able to engage with each other. Struggles that would be done alone are now supported and alleviated by having someone close by, a peer, a group, or even a new best friend. Allowing integration will ultimately improve retention as it diminishes the worries and complications that may force prospective students to disembark on their student life.