Wings are a part of Student Union and their goal is to make the Student Union a better place for everyone. In the Wings you have a freedom to create new free time activities for students and to take care of students’ interests.
The Wings are based on four different themes: development cooperation, environment, equality, and internationality.
Development Cooperation Wing
plans and carries out TYY’s development cooperation projects with TYY’s development cooperation sector
promotes UN’s sustainable development goals in the Student Union
organises different kinds of development cooperation themed events and TYY’s sustainable development week
promotes environmentally friendly procedures among the students and in the Student Union, the university and the society
organises environmental training for TYY’s organisations
organises CleanVappu campaign in the spring and participates in TYY sustainable development week in autumn
updates TYY's environmental programme and follows its implementation at all levels
promotes equality and accessibility at the Student Union and the university, highlights the diversity of students
organises events that are connected to equality
communicates about accessibility and equality issues
promotes actively internationalisation, tolerance, and multiculturalism on campuses
cooperates with TYY’s organisations and other international organisations to create events that advance the Wing’s goals
chooses annually the winner of TYY International Award
We are looking for chairs and regular members. We expect the applicants to have motivation and enthusiasm for the task and ability to work in a group. You can apply for several Wings but become selected only in one Wing. You can apply for the spring semester 2020 or the full year 2020.
Application period starts on 7 November and ends 29 November at 23.59.
Applications are sent via TYY website form: https://www.tyy.fi/fi/hae-tyyn-siipiin-apply-tyys-wings TYY Executive Board will decide about Wing members in their meeting.
TYY emphasises the importance of transparency and equality. We hope to get numerous applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.
More information about Wings on TYY website: http://www.tyy.fi/en/activities/tyy-wings
More information about applying:
Sofia Engblom, TYY Executive Board, Volunteers