The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 46/2016
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How to find a job in Turku area?

International students’ employability has been in TYY International’s agenda throughout this year. TYY has been involved in Polku project as well as SYL’s employability of international students project. First of annual Working in Finland events took place in February and second one is coming up in December. In addition, to improve contacts with work life, TYY encourages international students to attend company visits.

More employment visits coming up!

TYY International is making at least 2 more visits this semester. On 30 November we visit Public employment and business services and on 9 December Lindorff.

Apply for TYY's Executive Board 2017

TYY’s Executive Board is the voice of the students. As a member of the board, you can influence the studying conditions of the University of Turku and contribute to the student culture.

>> Read more

TYY is looking for new members in its four Wings for 2017

Wings are part of Students Union's organisation and their goal is to give ideas and work for better Student Union. In wings you have freedom to create new free time activities and take care of student's interests. The Wings are based on four different themes which are environment, internationality, development cooperation and accessibility.

Applying time is until 1 December at 23.59

>> Apply here

Suggest organisation for TYY International Award

TYY International Award competition is organised this year for the first time. In the competition students or organisations can propose their own or other organisation for the winner of the award.

>> Apply or suggest by filling the form by 30 November

International Student: Participate in TYY’s Communication Survey and win movie tickets

International student, we need your opinion! Help us to improve our communication so that international students in the future do not have to face the same problems. At the same time, you can thank and give us feedback. Communication Survey is open 2.11.-20.11. (at 23:59). All responses will be treated confidentially. If you wish to participate in the raffle of 2 movie tickets, please leave us your e-mail.

>> Link to the survey

>> Search Announcement: A Deputy Member
in the Faculty of Medicine

>> Search Announcement: A Deputy Member
 in the Faculty Council of Turku School of Economics


Mexican Dinner

Come to enjoy Mexican culture with us on Tuesday 22 November. In the programme we will have Mexican food (vegetarian), presentation about recent field trip to Mexico given by Outi Hakkarainen & Satu Nurmi and Mexican movie.

The event is free for the participants but you can voluntarily donate for our project in Mexico. We have space for the first 20 participants.

>> Please sign up by using the form

Come to also check out our photography exhibition in AGORA during 14.-25.11.

TYY International Wing Movie Night – ”My Stuff” (2013)

TYY International Wing will organise an international movie night as part of the TYY's Environment Week. The movie night will be held on Thursday, the 17th of November at 7 pm. 

TYY international Wing is warmly welcoming you to have a seat in TYY’s chapel premises and to enjoy the movie called “My Stuff” (2013).

TYY International goes bowling

Let’s go glow bowling together! TYY International Wing will bring 18 students to glow bowling in Aninkaisten Keilahalli. The event will take place on Wednesday 23.11. from 19:00 to 20:00. 

>> Register here


Events Calendar


19.11. CMT´s traditional Fall Concert

21.11. Uncover Bible Study

22.11. Mexican Dinner

28.11. Uncover Bible Study

30.11. International company visit: Public employment and business services


2.12. Working in Finland Fair

8.12. The Index-Disco pre-christmas party!

9.12. International company visit: Lindorff

12.12. TYY International Council Christmas edition

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

>> Some libraries extend their opening hours

>> Re-audit Next Spring 4: Auditing Quality System As a Whole

>> Friendly Face on Campus: Coordinator of Early Stage Researchers Project Kaisa Hytönen

>>  Look out for thieves 

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