The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 19/2017
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TYY is looking for new members in its four Wings for autumn 2017

Wings are part of Students Union 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 students’ interests.The Wings are based on four different themes which are environment, internationality, development cooperation and accessibility.

>> Application period ends 21 May.

Suggest University's Language Deed of the Year 2017

Suggest the University’s Language Deed of the Year 2017 by Monday, 8 May. The University community gets to vote for their favourite nominee at the end of May and the winner is announced at the University’s Opening Carnival in September. The University's Language Deed of the Year will be awarded to a person, group, unit or other entity that adapted and significantly advanced the implementation of the Language Policy of the University of Turku.

TYY’s 0.7% donations this year to Burkina Faso and India

Every year TYY directs 0.7 % of the operating funds to development cooperation. TYY wants to act as an example and promote the achievement of the UN's sustainable development goals, also known as Agenda 2030. Among 12 outstanding applications, Development Cooperation Wing ended up suggesting TYY’s Executive Board JYY’s and Bal Rashmi Society’s village communities’ empowerment project in India and Teria Sira’s La Voix des Femmes (Women's Voice) project in Burkina Faso. The criteria this year was education, gender equality, Agenda 2030 and acute need for support.




TYY's member survey received in total 1840 responses

TYY would like to thank all the participants of the survey. The amount of the participants exceeded our expectations. TYY will get a lot of useful information from the survey and will use the data to Improve TYY's services. The winners of the Jopo-bike and movie tickets will be announced at week 19. TYY will contact winners via e-mail.

Events Calendar

8.5. Guided walking tour along the Aurariver

8.5. Open kyykkä practise session

20.5. Café Tutka in Restaurant day

22.5. Open kyykkä practise session

Do you want to be part of the Study in Turku video?

Video will be filmed on week 20 and we are looking for students to be part of it. Timetable will be arranged more closely with the participants. Contact us by May 10th and we will tell you more: opiskelijakaupunki(at)

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