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TYY's tips for the summer

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News | 31.5.2017

Summer is approaching, are you ready? TYY has gathered summer information packet for you.

SUMMER STUDIES

During summer you can take exams, do independent studies such as essays, receive guidance for thesis work and carry out for example field courses and practical training. Thesis’ summer term guidance should always be scheduled personally with your supervisor / supervisors.

Instructions for electronic exams can be found here

TYY

The Student Union Service desk is open until 15 June. The Service Desk is closed from 16 June until 30 July. New stickers for the student card are available from 1 August.

See details

LEGAL ADVICE

TYY’s legal advice will be on summer holiday from June and will continue again in September.

More detailed information you will find legal counseling Student Union website

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SUMMER TIME

University libraries have different opening hours during summer time.

See all opening hours here

FSHS AND HEALTH CARE IN SUMMER

FSHS all offices are closed for the summer term between 3­-30 July. 

You can use the FSHS services in all cities they are available. If you graduate in the spring term 2017 you can use the FSHS services until the end of July 2017. If you continue your studies in the coming semester / academic year, you can use the services until the end of July 2017. From the beginning of August you must have a valid semester / academic year sticker on your student card or certificate from the Student and Admission Services that proves the payment of the Student Union fee.
If you are going on a trip in the summer, be sure to take care of vaccinations and recipes with you. Check out for more travel information

STARTING PACKAGE STORAGE

The student unions of the universities in Turku (TYY, ÅAS), the student union of the Novia University of Applied Sciences (Novium), and the Turku University of Applied Science (TUAS) run a starting package storage where exchange students can borrow a package with household items which they then return before they leave Turku.

See opening hours

TURKU DOES NOT SLEEP IN SUMMER

There is much happening in Turku during summer.

► Stay up-dated at City of Turku’s website.

Read also Ali Benkherouf's tips for the great summer in Turku