Join Student Union and Order the Student Card

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Ordering the student card only costs 52€ and it guarantees you the kind of student discounts and benefits that it pays itself back in no time. Check out the available discounts and benefits!

If you want to get even more out or your time as a student, you can also order the international student identity card (ISIC) or the METKA Sports Pass which works as your key to METKA’s sport services!

 

Join your Student Union!

You can join the student union by paying the membership fee, which consists of the actual membership fee and the joining fee (paid only once).

You need your student number to join the Student Union. The number is given you on the first days when you start your studies at Metropolia.

Here are step-by-step instructions for completing the payment:

1. Choose yourself a suitable membership

Autumn semester 2017 – 20 € + joining fee 6,90 € = 26,90 €                                    Academic year  2017-2018 – 30 € + joining fee 6,90 € = 36,90 €

2. Use the reference number calculator to obtain a personal reference number and add it later into the payment details.

3. Sign into your bank account.

4. Pay the total membership fee with the following information:

  • Account number: Nordea FI10 1555 3000 1099 68
  • Recipient: metropolia/opiskelijakunta
  • Print out a receipt of the transaction.

5. Order the student card via the link below. Please note that it takes approximately 1-2 days for the membership information to transfer from METKA’s database into the card provider’s database.

 

Making the card costs 15,10 € and it is paid when you order the card.When you have received the student card, please remember to retrieve a valid semester sticker for the card. The stickers are available at M-piste or the during METKA’s campus tours.M-piste will open on Monday 7.8.2017 at 8.00.

Order the student card!

Pricing

The price of the student card includes: Opiskelijakortin hinta sisältää:

  • the price of the card 15,10 € (one time payment)
  • initial fee for joining the student union 6,90 € (one time payment)
  • membership fee: 30 € (one full academic year, valid until the end of August 2018)
  • Total: 42 € (Autumn 2017) or 52 € (Full academic year 2017-2018)

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Where and when do I get my card?

Making the student cards take usually from 2 to 3 weeks. In the beginning of the semesters the manufacturing queue is usually longer.

Where you pick up the student card depends on the type of the card:

  • Student cards with payment feature and ISIC-cards are sent you via mail
  • Student cards without the payment feature are to be picked up from M-piste at Bulevardi campus.
  • Regardless of the type of the card you will need to pick up a membership sticker for the card. You get the card by visiting M-piste or our campus tours.
  • New student! The student card order will not proceed before your student number can be found from Metropolia’s system. However, if you order a student card with the payment feature on it you can place the order and it will be processed after the number has appeared.
  • Sports passes can be picked after you have paid them, either at M-piste or during METKA’s campus tours.

When you have received the student card, please remember to retrieve a valid semester sticker for the card. The stickers are available at M-piste or the during METKA’s campus tours.

I lost my student card!

If you’ve lost your student card, you have changed your name, or you simply want to replace your old card with a fresh one, follow these instructions::

  • Apply for a new student card at the Frank-servicePlease note that the ordering system is currently on summer holiday.
  • Continue the ordering process until you get the option to choose “a New student card to replace a lost one” and you only pay for the manufacturing costs of the card (15,10€). No need to pay a valid membership again.
  • If your membership has expired you need to pay the membership fee separately to METKA bank account online before your card order can proceed (payment instructions at the bottom of this page).
  • Inform METKA’s Specialist of Member Services (laura.karilainen@[ät]metkaweb.fi) about your card order so your order and payment will be handled properly and as fast as possible.
  • Remember to collect a new academic year sticker for your student card from our member service office M-piste after receiving the new card!
  • If you order a new student card during the summer or early autumn you will have to pay for the next year’s METKA membership before your order can proceed even if your membership is still valid.
  • If you have changed your name inform Student Affairs Office of Metropolia (opintotoimisto[ät]metropolia.fi) about the name change so your information is updated on Metropolia’s registry.

Conditions for Granting the Student Card

BLUE STUDENT CARD

Student card for students completing a degree at a university of applied sciences or a Master’s degree. With the blue card you get all the student discounts in Finland.

Unfortunately open university students cannot join METKA or order a student card

Conditions for the blue student card

  • You are completing a degree at a university of applied sciences or a Master’s degree
  • You have registered to be present for the term/school year.
  • You will become a member of your student association.

GREEN STUDENT CARD

Student card for students who are not completing a degree at a university of applied sciences or a Master’s degree . With the green student card you can get most of the student discounts in Finland, except for VR train traffic and Matkahuolto buses. The card does not have a payment feature.

Unfortunately open university students cannot join METKA or order a student card

Conditions for the green student card

  • You are studying at a university of applied sciences but you do not fulfill the requirement of the blue card.
  • You will become a member of your student association.

Page updated 1.8.2017