The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 42/2016
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Annual Ball 2016

In November the student union celebrates the day of its founding. Celebratory Banquet and the preceding cocktail party create the most festive day of TYYs year. Enrolment period is until 30 October.

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International students mostly satisfied with their housing in Turku

TYY International conducted housing survey for international students during September. The survey was sent to the exchange students of The University of Turku through International Office’s mailing list and forwarded to the international master students through coordinators. Thank you for participating in the survey.

The Student Union of the University of Turku made commitment for sustainable development

TYY decided to increase the proportion of local food, organic food and fair trade products in the Student Union office’s food purchases, and to reduce food waste, paper consumption and electricity consumption. Full commitment can be found at

DAY@WORK event for international students

Turku Chamber of Commerce and World Trade Center together with POLKU project organize DAY@WORK 
event – a whole day visit in a company in Turku area. During the day you can get to know about Finnish business culture and way of working. You can also tell about your home country and culture, maybe teach some phrases and customs of your own language etc.

>> Supply your application by 29.10.

Help us to improve the capacity of universities in supporting cultural and ethnic diversity

If you consider yourself as from a cultural and/or ethnic identity that is under-represented or mis-represented we would be very grateful if you attend the survey. By cultural diversity we mean where such things as your language, customs, traditions and dress are in a minority in your country. 

>> Please click on this weblink to complete the survey


TYY International Wing goes climbing

TYY International Wing will bring 18 students to climb in indoor climbing center called Kiipeilypalatsi. You don’t need to have any previous experience, and all you need is some clothing suitable for sports as well as an open mind. The event will take place on Monday 31.10. at 14.30 - 16.00.

>> Enrolment opens 24 October


Events Calendar


22.10. The Finnish Championship of Academic
Nintendo Gaming 2016

24.10. Uncover Bible Study

31.10. TYY International Council


2.11. Día de los Muertos party

7.11. Uncover Bible Study

11.10. Pappa Betalar -party

12.11. Annual ball

14.-18.11. Environmental week

22.11. Mexican Dinner

Do you want to add your event to the calendar? Please contact:

>> Re-audit Next Spring: Auditing Quality System Development

>> Flexible library facilities – the Library responds to suggestions

>> Reading is good for you – feedback on library information resources

>> Re-audit Next Spring: Preparatory Road Show Begins in November

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