The situation and war in Ukraine might cause a lot of anxiety, fear and worry and that is completely normal. We have gathered here some support channels for students in need of discussion support, peer support and connections. Discussing about your feelings, the situation in general and getting to share your experiences with someone often helps to relieve anxiety in distressing situations. We have listed here both possibilities for individual support as well as get togethers and open discussion platforms.
The university chaplains organize discussion times and get together for students as follows:
Walk-in times when the campus chaplains can be found from the campus chapel:
- Wednesday 2.3. at 11.00-12:30
- Thursday 3.3 at 9.00-13.00
- Friday 4.3. 12.00-15.00
- Tuesday 8.3. 9.00-12.00
- Wednesday 9.3. 9.00-12.00
- Thursday 10.3. 9.00-12.00
Get together for international students
Get together at Kampuskappeli for international students of Turku University and Åbo Akademi
You are most welcome to the Campus Chapel (Kampuskappeli) on Sunday 6 March. at 17:30-20:00. University Chaplain Mia will bring some snacks and make coffee and tea. You are welcome to bring your own snacks, too.
The chapel has three rather comfortable sofas, plenty of chairs and some less comfortable bean bags and is a cozy space to spend an evening talking and just hanging around. Mia will bring some board games with her, too. The point of the evening is to get to know each other and to be of support to one another.
The address of Kampuskappeli is Rehtorinpellonkatu and it is on the low building between Student Houses B and C on the other side of the street facing the Turku School of Economics.
The University also provides support and possibilities to discuss.
You can find more information on them here.
The discussion times are organized on zoom and the times are
- Wednesday, 2.3. 15.00-16.00
- Thursday, 3.3. 11.30–12.30
- Friday, 4.3 14.00–15.00
Zoom link and additional information can be found under the link above.
Hope you find the support you need from here!