The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 12/2017
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Students gave Language Centre once again plenty of development ideas

Language Centre survey was conducted again this year in cooperation with TYY and the Language Centre. The survey was open from 6.-26.2. and it received 195 replies. The results and outcomes were presented to the Language Centre staff on 10 March. As a prize we raffled 2 sets of 2 movie tickets and the winners have been informed. Thank you all for participation!

Design overall patch for TYY International and win prizes

Help TYY International in designing its own overall patch. You can send the design draft to by 31 March 2017. Top three designs and will be posted on TYY international Facebook page for the students to vote on. The winner will be the one with the most likes and will be announced 14th April 2017.

  • First Prize: 3 movie tickets
  • All other participants will then be entered into a raffle to choose two winners who get 1 visit cinema tickets

Let the creativity begin!

Apply for ISEP programme and general grant for self-acquired exchange places

The application period for ISEP programme and for general grant for self-acquired exchange places is now open. The application period for ISEP student exchange programme for Spring Term 2018 is open 15.3-15.4.2017. Most of ISEP destinations are in USA but there is also destinations in other non-European countries. Read more on the Call for Applications.

Apply General Grant for Self-Acquired Study Exchange period

15.3-15.4.2017 you may apply for General Grant for a study exchange period that you have self-arranged. Read more on the Call for Applications.

Propose a name and win prizes!

TYY Development Cooperation Wing together with TYY Environment Wing organizes a theme week in the autumn. Themes of the week will be social justice, development co-operation and environment. Innovate and propose a cool/practical/catchy name for the week!

The one who comes up with the best name will get overall badges, 2 movie tickets and TYY bag. Please send you proposal by 31 March to TYY development cooperation wing as a message in Facebook.

Aprillirock 2017

Do you like good music? Now you can enjoy good company and student culture with the Student Union. TYY's very own Rock concert Aprillirock is held in Radbar (Uudenmaankatu 13) 30 March 2017. Doors open at 2 p.m. and show starts at 5 p.m.


Events Calendar


28.3. Rekry CV-clinic

28.3. The United Nations Association of Turku - Freshmen's Evening

29.3. StepEurope ry planning evening

30.3. Aprillirock 2017

30.3. Black Overalls Party

30.3. Fiesta Latina! Primavera 2016

31.3. ChTR Wine Lecture: Italy


1.4. American Football: UTU vs. TCFA

3.4. How to start a business in Finland

3.4. Open kyykkä practise session

5.4. Mexico evening

10.4. TYY International Council meeting vol 2

13.4. Egg hunt party

28.4. International Vappu

Mexico evening

Come to enjoy Mexican culture with us on Wednesday 5 April at 18 in Student Village Club House Kerhis. In the programme we will have vegetarian Mexican food, presentation about our Mexico project 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 and note that the sign up is binding!

>> Deans Appointed for Term Beginning 1 Aug 2017

>> International Office closed until further notice

>> Participate in Online Brainstorming Session by Ministry of Education and Culture 

>> Doctoral Candidates Popularised Science in 3MT Competition – Watch the Winning Presentations

Outsourcing education

In an attempt to maintain their competitiveness, many countries have seen the rise of a new export product: education.The University of Turku (UTU) hopped on the bandwagon in 2013, teaming up with the universities of Tampere and Eastern Finland to form Finland university, an education exporter.

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