The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 2/2017
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New exchange student, welcome to Turku

The Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY) would like to welcome you to Turku and to the University of Turku. We are happy to have you here.

Jenni Airola is International Supertutor 2016

Jenni Airola provided a good team spirit and paid attention to everyone equally. Airola also contacted all the students she tutored well in advance and made them feel more than welcome. Eeva Markkanen was selected as the Supertutor of 2016. Tutor Lassi Laine and International Tutor Miikal Hovi received honorable mentions.

Language Circles for international students and Finnish students start again

Language circle is a free time activity carried out by international and Finnish students. Groups are available in different languages, and the idea is to use that specific language in the group so that the native speakers can help non-native speakers practice their language skills. At the end of the semester, the participants will receive a certificate to show that they have participated.

TYY is looking for organisation to distribute advertisements in 2017

TYY is looking for student organisation to distribute of advertisements and posters during 2017. Distribution will be organised about 10-12 times a year. The compensation for distribution is 400 euros.


Welcome Party 19.1.2017

WELCOME PARTY is one of the biggest parties we'll have in spring semester. The student unions of all the four Universities in Turku have worked together to organize this huge party for you!

Events Calendar


14.1. Badminton for students

17.1. Board Game Evening

19.1. Welcome Party Spring 2017

21.1. Badminton for students

23.1. Uncover Bible Study

25.1. Contact & Career 2017

30.1. Uncover Bible Study

TYY95 Opening Party

TYY's 95th anniversary starts with a megaparty on 2 February featuring Vilma Alina and Frathouse Brothers.

Tickets 5 € sold in TYY Service Desk from 25 January.

Career Planning and Job Seeking

Career Services of UNI Turku organizes a lecture on 27 February. In this lecture we will take a short look at job seeking in Finland in general and talk about hidden job market. We will discuss what information is important when creating a CV or a Motivation Letter and think also about job interviews; how to prepare for them and what to talk about in an interview.

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