Former UP student elected as International Teacher of the Year in Helsinki

Posted on November 21, 2011

Each year the University of Helsinki honours an international teacher who has made a unique contribution to the learning opportunities for their students.

This year Michael Hewetson, Clinical Teacher in Equine Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Viikki, was voted Best International Teacher of the Year by the Student Union (HYY). Michael Hewetson received the prize during the International Evening, an annual university event open for international students and alumni. Dr. Hewetson was educated at the Universities of Natal and Pretoria in South Africa where he completed his veterinary degree.

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