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Share your photos and memories on Instagram – stand a chance to win a camera!

News | 9.3.2016

To celebrate the anniversary TYS is arranging an Instagram photo competition for the past and current residents. Share your most memorable photos on Instagram with hashtags #TYSTURKU #TYS50 #TYSMemories and tag @tysturku. First prize is a camera worth of ca. 450 €, next 10 will get a selfie stick. The jury will decide the winners on the basis of likes.

Keep the 'likes' on your picture coming by inviting all your neighbors, friends, family and relatives to follow TYS on Ingstram.

Detailed instructions for competition can be found at TYS website.

Check TYS first taste of the memories of the last fifty years.

This is how it works:

1. Take a picture (selfie, picture or 15 sec video) include the hashtags #TYSTurku #TYS50 #TYSMemories, tag @tysturku, publish on Instagram. You can also scan and post an old picture.

2.  Email your photo to  Please, include your Instagram Handle , you will get a mention  from us with the publication of the photo.

You can also scan and send old photos by post to: TYS-Instagram, Turun Ylioppilaskyläsäätiö, Inspehtorinkatu 4, 20540 Turku. We will return the photos to your address.

3. We will share pre-selected pictures on Instagram with #TYSTurku #TYS50 #TYSMemories.

4.  Get your friends and family to like your picture.

You can find TYS on Instagram by name tysturku.

By sending your photos you give TYS the right to publish it in TYS Instagram and other promotion campaigns.

You can also send your written memories to our Facebook page. There you can find memories of famous past residents like Marjukka Havumäki, Liisa Hyssälä, Heli Laaksonen, Reijo Mäki, Kauko Röyhkä ja Tony Vepsäläinen.