The Student Union of the University of Turku | Newsletter 50/2017
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TYY's Christmas donations this year to Somalia and Zimbabwe

This Christmas you can donate to TYY’s two development cooperation projects. By donating you are supporting a good cause and get yourself into the Christmas spirit. You can make a donation between 5th to 24th December. You can donate the amount you want. 

TYY International Award for Mañana ry

TYY International Award is granted to TYY organisation, which has involved international students in their activities and events and paid attention to communication in English. This year TYY International Award was granted for the second time and the tradition is to continue in the coming years.


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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TYY is looking for chair and members for the International Wing 2018

International Wing promotes actively internationalisation, tolerance and multiculturalism on campuses. Wing’s most important task is to organise events that bring together students from versatile backgrounds. We are looking for both chair and regular members in the International Wing. We expect the applicants to have motivation and enthusiasm for the task and ability to work in a group. 

Application period ends 28 December.


14.12. Food & Hope event - free food served

18.12. ISTU Movie Night - Christmas edition

24.12. Student Christmas - Opiskelijajoulu 2017

The opening hours for the Starting Package Storage are now updated

Please check out the time table before returning the package. You can also ask your friend/tutor to do it for you. To get your deposit back, you have to return the package to the storage, nowhere else. Please make sure you return everything clean and dry and that you have written down your bank information (if you are EU citizen).

If you are from non-EU/ EEA country and get your deposit back in cash, please note that the last day of cash return is on 19 December. Please note that 'cash refund' option is only for the non-EU/EEA students!

>> Check out the opening hours here

Turku Finnish University Society grants scholarships to Degree Students

The Turku Finnish University Foundations is offering scholarships for the degree students of the University of Turku, who are in the final stages of their studies. The divided sum is approximately 30,000 euros. The amount of each scholarship is 1 000 euros. Application period is from 15 November to 15 December 2017.

University's News

>> University's Single Sign On System Updated on 16 Dec

>> Name of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Changed to Faculty of Science and Engineering 

>> Finnish Christmas Celebrations: Advent

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