Newsletter 19/2018
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Dear international students, The Student Union of the University of Turku wishes to thank you for your stay in Turku. We hope you have enjoyed your time as a student with us! We are happy if you want to hear from TYY even after your time in Turku is over. Everyone who has joined this list has to unsubscribe from it him/herself. To do that you have to visit our website. >> Read more

Apply for student representative positions

TYY seeks student representatives to the university administration. One can apply for the following postions, the number of postions open is specified in the parenthesis (member + deputy member):

Board for the Centre for Language and Communication Studies (2+2)

Education Workgroup for Sote-academy (2+2)

Board for the Faculty of Education (0+1)

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TYY is looking for Wing members for autumn 2018

Wings are a part of Students Union and their goal is to make the Student Union a better place for everyone. In the Wings you have a freedom to create new free time activities for students and to take care of students’ interests.

The Wings are based on four different themes: development cooperation, environment, equality, and internationality.

Application period ends 13 May at 23:59.

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Returnee Picnic for students returning from their exchange semester

TYY, ESN Uni Turku and the International Office of the University of Turku arrange a picnic for the students returning from their exchange semester. You will meet other students who have done exchange studies, you will hear about the home internationalisation opportunities offered in the University of Turku and get peer support for reverse culture shock. You can take part even if your exchange studies happened some time ago. We offer small snacks.

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Exchange students: What to do before going home

Dear Exchange Students,Time has passed quickly and it is soon time to say good-bye. We would like to remind you of some important matters to take care of before you leave. Please note that the international Office (Student Centre Disco) will be exceptionally closed on 30.4.2018 (Vappu) and
10.–11.5.2018 (Ascension Day).

>> Look up a checklist ”What to do before going home?”

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Turku Impro Festival presents: TIF International Thursday!

One day full of improvisation in English in Turku 10th May 2018! TIF International Thursday is part of the Turku Impro Festival 2018. Festival is being organized for the third time this year. TIF brings performers and workshop directors from around the world and offers you the best of the International improv field. Come and join us in improv workshops and shows this Spring and find the joy of improv theatre!

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Sustainable Development Week planning meeting

Come and join us to plan Sustainable Development Week on 14 May! The Sustainable Development Week will be held this year from 22 to 26 October. Come and join us to plan the content of our programme! All organisers of the week will get valuable work experience and work certificate.
Sign up for the meeting and activities:

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9.5. The Academic Nintendo Club hangs out

10.5. Turku Impro Festival presents: TIF International Thursday!

10.5. International Thursday Show

14.5. Sustainable Development Week planning meeting

17.5. ISHA-Turku Yard Games

20.5. Cantus Mercurialis Spring Concert

22.5. Talent Turku kick-off

22.5. Returnee Picnic for students returning from their exchange semester

23.5. The Academic Nintendo Club hangs out

24.5. Nyyti's student wellbeing chat in English

25.5. Turku University Choir's Spring Concert

>> See all events

>> Application for Sustainable Development Studies now open

>> Ascension Day 2018 Exceptional opening hours in the library

>> University of Turku Annual Report 2017 Published

>> UTUGradu Makes Evaluation and Publication Process of Theses Electronic

>> Car Park for Students at Vatselankatu Out of Use during Renovation

>> Campus Life: Data Protection Officer Camilla Engman 

>> CampusSport offers several outdoor activities during the summer semester


Eurovision laulukilpailut ("Euroviisut")
Eurovision Song Contest

Mikä on suosikkilaulusi tänä vuonna?
What is your favorite song this year?

Minun suosikkini on…
My favorite is…

Mistä laulusta pidät vähiten?
Which song do you like the least?

Ketä aiot äänestää?
Who are you going to vote for?

Kenellä on hienoin esitys?
Who has the best show?

Mikä maa voittaa tänä vuonna?
Which country wins this year?

Kenen kanssa katsot finaalin lauantaina?
With whom will you watch the final on Saturday?

Hyvä Saara Aalto!
Go Saara Aalto!

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