Staff

Secretary General
Petra Peltonen
tyy-paasihteeri@utu.fi
tel. +358 40 055 1931
The Secretary General is the chief-of-staff of the Secretariat and manages the organisational affairs of the Student Union. She also makes sure that Student Union matters are dealt with in a timely fashion. The Secretary General also works as the secretary at the Student Union Council meetings as well as oversees the operation of the entire TYY structure.

Communications Specialist
Heta Laiho
tyy-viestintaasiantuntija@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1077
Communications Specialist coordinates internal and external media and communications: website, social media, public relations, marketing TYY’s events and campaigns.

Specialist, Student Organisations
Lauri Lahoniitty
tyy-jarjestoasiantuntija@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1065
The Specialist in Student Organisations handles matters pertaining to sub-organisations.
Students can turn to the Specialist in Student Organisations in any question concerning sub-organisations including all kinds of legal and financial matters. He can also help in filling out, for example, applications for activity and project support. In addition to these duties, the Specialist in Student Organisations arranges training sessions for student organisation actors.

Specialist, International Affairs, harassment contact person
Vilma Virtanen
tyy-internationalspecialist@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1063
The Specialist in International Affairs is an authority in matters concerning student exchange, internationalisation and development cooperation. She organises international tutor training together with the university, gives guidance to the international students and coordinates TYY's development cooperation. Students can always turn to the Specialist in International Affairs in question on these issues.
The Specialist in International Affairs is also the person to contact for students who have experienced harassment, bullying, discrimination or other inappropriate behavior. All discussions on these difficult circumstances are kept in absolute confidence.

Specialist, Social Affairs, harassment contact person
Ville Ritola
tyy-sopoasiantuntija@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1078
The Specialist in Social Affairs works as a contact to action groups in his field and takes care of the distribution of information on current affairs in social policy. When you don’t know who to turn to, the Specialist in Social Affairs can advise you in questions concerning, for example, livelihood. He will be able to give you information on how to make an impact as a student and take action in the areas of social policy and well-being.
The Specialist in Social Affairs is also the person to contact for students who have experienced harassment, bullying, discrimination or other inappropriate behavior. All discussions on these difficult circumstances are kept in absolute confidence.

Specialist, Academic Affairs, harassment contact person
Joni Kajander
tyy-kopoasiantuntija@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1064
The Specialist in Academic Affairs takes care of questions dealing with the special interests of student rights. If you feel that you have been unfairly treated in matters concerning your studies, the Specialist in Academic Affairs is the right person that can help you. This includes, for example, your grades or the evaluation of your thesis, or possible issues with your supervisor. He is also able to assist in student impact at the departments, having an abundance of useful tips for actors in the subject associations who are responsible for study and academic affairs.
The Specialist in Academic Affairs is also the person to contact for students who have experienced harassment, bullying, discrimination or other inappropriate behavior. All discussions on these difficult circumstances are kept in absolute confidence.

Specialist, Events and Student Services
Hanna Kiiskilä
tyy-tapahtumatuottaja@utu.fi
tel. +358447804311
Event producer works with TYY's traditional events. These annual events include First of May, Independence Day torch procession and TYY Anniversary celebration. 

Specialist, Premises and Community
Tero Ahlgren
tyy-tilavastaava@utu.fi
Tel. 0447961061
Responsible for TYY's reantal premises: TYY's sauna, Vähä-Heikkilä ja Q-house.
Starting Package Coordinator takes care of the Starting Package Storage and plans the information about the packages. Packages are offered to exchange students.

Financial Secretary
Tuulikki Grönholm
tyy-taloussihteeri@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1076
The Financial Secretary manages the finances of the Student Union: bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, invoicing, invoice payments and payroll. Her responsibilities also include notices, accounts, certificates and collections pertaining to these financial affairs.

TYY Office Secretary
Pirjo Saarni
tyy-kanslia@utu.fi
tel. +358 44 796 1067
TYY Office Secretary manages the TYY Service desk (Student House A, 1st floor, open Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri 10.00-11.00 and 12.00-14.00, Thu 12.00-15.00) where student cards, special TYY items and other services are available.

Editor in Chief
Hermanni Sankelo
tyl-paatoimittaja@utu.fi
Tel. +358 45 356 4517
Editor in chief is in charge of Turku Student Magazine's journalistic policy. He edits the magazine's contents. You can contact the editor in chief if you want to write an article in the magazine, give a hint on what we should write about or give feedback about the magazine.

Secretary for Student Affairs in Rauma
Jenni Mast
tyy-opiskelijasihteeri@utu.fi
tel. +358 45 356 4510
Secretary for Student Affairs in Rauma takes care of TYY's services in Rauma in the University of Turku's Department of Teacher Education. You can contact the secretary for student affairs if you have any questions concerning for example student cards or stickers in Rauma. The secretary of student affairs also acts as a intermediate between Rauma and Turku and you can always contact the secretary if you want to know anything about studying in Rauma.

Mielen päällä -hanke
tyy-mielenpaalla@utu.fi