Name: Basid Mahdi (Head of the Sponsor Team)

Age: 22

Why are you a part of IHD 2018: To create the opportunity for international students to experience Finnish business culture, university life, and of course party scene.

Fun fact: I am not fun at parties!

Guilty pleasure: Stimming


Name: Oscar Byman

Age: 21

Why are you a part of IHD 2018: My life is a party

Fun fact: The apartment that I live in has a rooftop terrace double the size of my old apartment

Guilty pleasure: Booking flights to Poland for less money than it costs to take a cab home from Casa



Name: Ingrid Bärlund

Age: 20

Why are you a part of IHD 2018: I love to meet new people and to be able to work with a great team, companies etc. is an amazing and fun experience.

Fun fact: I have won over 1200 levels in Candy Crush

Guilty pleasure: Eating sushi too often.


Name: Jonna Schneider

Age: 19

Why are you a part of IHD 2018: Because I love meeting new people from around the world!

Fun fact: I wear ugly socks

Guilty pleasure: Wearing ugly socks




Name: Emma Björkqvist

Age: 19

Why are you a part of IHD 2018: My whole life I’ve been travelling around the world and getting to know people from the most amazing places. Now when there’s people from all around the world coming here to us in Finland, I just couldn’t miss the opportunity to get to know all of these people.

Fun fact: When I went to Kenya a couple of years ago, me and my friends were stupid enough to go poke on some snails we found at a volcano. Turns out the snails were baby black mambas, the most poisonous snakes in Africa. In other words, I am lucky to be alive.

Guilty pleasure: Karaoke bars. Especially Swengi.