In addition to some useful extra cash, having a part-time job can be a good way of gaining valuable work experience and networks alongside your studies. If you are non-EU student, you can work within certain limits on a student residence permit.
Finding a job in Finland can be quite challenging as not all fields of study offer opportunities for employment before graduation. But if you are looking for a job, check out the careers services your Finnish higher education institution has on offer.
Non-EU students can also apply for an extended residence permit for up to a year after graduation. This is intended to help graduates in their search for work. More information is available at www.migri.fi.