The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 37/2017
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Application period for the Universitas Turku 2017 grants is now open

Universitas Turku project wants to use that knowledge for the benefit students themselves. Universitas Turku Project gives student associations grants that they can use in order to organise courses, event and all kinds of activities that advance learning and academic activities among students. Universitas Turku Project is organised together by the University of Turku and the Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY).

Finnish ID codes are ready to be picked up from the Student centre

Those students who did the registration of foreigner in the Student Centre during August 29. – 30. 2017 can pick up their Finnish ID code from the Student Centre. The Student Centre is open Mon – Fri 10.00 – 14.00. Take your passport or ID with you.

The student register will register your ID to your file within a week.

My Mobile Tutor application supports new students' life in Turku

University of Turku provides, together with Choose Your Future, a mobile app that helps new students to integrate easier to the city of Turku and our university. In addition, the app is useful marketing channel for events organized by any student organization within Turku University.

Survey: Balancing family and studies

This survey is meant for higher education students with a family who have one or more underage children.

The aim of the survey is to chart out the challenges students with a family have concerning child care, their child care needs and how they succeed in balancing their family and studies.

Learn Bahasa Indonesia at the Centre for Language and Communication

Bahasa Indonesia is a language spoken by over 200 million people on a daily basis. This course introduces students to the basics of the language and at the same time explores the diverse culture and history of the area.

Insights on local culture without language barriers

Culture Collective: Turku is a new crew of students who share tips about the local culture and folk in English. Rather than simply laying out the whats, whens and wheres, they add the whys and hows.

Law students wanted!

I'm a representative of ELSA Turku, in other words European Law Student Association. As a director of International students my job is to take care of our faculties (law) international students. This means for example organizing meetings and informing you about coming events you might be interested in. I'm also a person you can always contact with any questions or concerns regarding your studies!

If you wish to join in our mailing list, send a message to Have a nice stay in Finland!

With best regards, Tuuli Dunder, ELSA Turku Ry


Sustainable Development Week

Programme (NB: changes are possible!)

Monday 2 October

At 10-12 Opening of the week, Fair trade breakfast

At 18 Insect evening at TYY's office (lecture part in Finnish but suitable for all)

Tuesday 3 October

At 18 Fair trade wine tasting by Korkkivika (lecture part in Finnish but suitable for all)

Wednesday 4 October

12:15-14:15 Working life event with Recruiting services (in Finnish)

Thursday 5 October

At 12-15 Recykkel's bike repairing event in front of Assarin Ullakko restaurant.

At 18 Kinokopla's documentary evening in Logomo: Little Yellow Boots (In English with Finnish subtitles, suitable for all)

Friday 6 October

At 12-14 Inequality coffee by Development Cooperation Wing, in front of Assarin Ullakko (suitable for all)

Yoga with student friendly price (7,50 €) in Aurajooga. Binding sign ups and payments in cash during the week. (Please note that event is suitable for all but the Yoga instruction is in Finnish.)

Sunday 8 October

Fleamarket and programme about sustainable consuming (suitable for all)

>> See all details

Events Calendar

14.9. American Football season opening info

14.9. SUIT UP! -party

15.9. Music at TVO: Häiriköt, Burger Weekends (DE), Tohtori Koira, Suudelmat

18.9. Open kyykkä practise session

21.9. Meeting of TYY "Senior" students

21.9. TYY International Council's first meeting of autumn semester

21.9. ESN Uni Turku: New Actives' Evening

21.9. Pokémon party

Welcome party Autumn 2017

Come to meet all the new international students in Turku, international tutors from all the universities, other international and internationally minded people such as all ESN sections of Turku and ISTU!

 Welcome party is held 13 September at 22.00 at Night at Marilyn & Vegas (Eerikinkatu 19).

Learn Finnish With TYY

Every week we share some words and phrases in TYY International's Facebook page. Follow us and learn some Finnish.

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The Student Union of the University of Turku
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Thu 12-15