Newsletter 40/2018
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Sustainable Development Week

Sustainable Development Week is held at university campus 22-26 October. Check out the interesting programme and be a part of the better future. Do you want to join us to organise the week? Please contact:

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Academic community is crucial for improvement

Did you know we have several International Master’s Degree Programmes in the University of Turku? We did here in TYY, but we had no idea how versatile the field was and how interesting times we were facing when we were asked to join a team of evaluators for these programmes. We will walk you through the evaluation process and tell you what we discovered!

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TYY grants marks of honour on its anniversary

On its anniversary on Friday, 9 Nov 2018, the Student Union of the University of Turku will grant marks of honour and recognition. TYY honour committee is seeking proposals from organisations concerning people who have actively participated in the activities of the Student Union or organisations or are otherwise close to the Student Union. Please submit your proposal before 14 Oct 11:59 P.M.

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Where are you, 2013 graduate?

It has now been about five years since you graduated from the University of Turku. We would like to hear about your experiences in the working life and so we are conducting a survey that is part of the career monitoring carried out by the national Aarresaari network of universities. The survey has been sent to all who graduated from university in 2013 with a master’s degree or discontinued bachelor’s degree.

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Suggest event ideas for the Student Unions and Career Services!

We are planning our events for 2019 and would like to hear your ideas and wishes. Who would you like to see in the spring’s Working in Finland seminar (13 March) and what other types of employment events would you like? We appreciate your feedback and will do our best to implement as many ideas as possible!

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Apply now for the Project Aces Training!

Do you want to improve your project working competences, gain working life experience, and solve genuine working life challenges for real clients. Join the Project Aces! Application period is from October 1st to October 31st and the training is organized between November 23rd and March 29th.

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CampusSport’s competitions

CampusSport organizes several tournaments and competitions during the academic year, both for teams and individuals. There is a separate fee for each tournament and also those who haven’t paid CampusSport’s general sports fee can participate. The CampusSport services are intended for every member of the higher education community in Turku.

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Review: Suomipassi makes learning finnish a fun activity

Suomipassi or 'Finnish language passport' is a new application aimed to help language learners learn and practice their Finnish. It can be used as a phrase book by tourists or as a Finnish course supplement for the students of the University of Turku (UTU). The app is available on Google Play and Apple Store in seven languages.

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The DAY@WORK is coming again!

The DAY@WORK experience is for international students who would like to get to know local companies and Finnish work cultur, share their talent and cultural know-how in a work environment and establish important industry contacts.The experience is organised by the University of Turku under Study in Turku in collaboration with the Turku Chamber of Commerce.

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Student, how are you today? Answer the health inquiry!

Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) is student's support of well-being and health during the studies. The FSHS invites all first-year students to health examination. This examination consists of an electronic health inquiry and, if necessary, a personal health discussion. Answer the health inquiry in Self, which is students own online service at FSHS.

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5.10. Senpai's Anime Karaoke

9.10. TYY International Council autumn's meeting

9.10. ISHA Board Games

10.10. Kinokopla: The Swan

11.10. Juju improv theater presents

22.-26.10. Suistainable Development Week

7.11. Turku University Choir: Quartet club

10.11. TYY's 96th Annual Ball 

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>> Learning Finnish Facilitates Participation in Academic Community and Finnish Society

>> University of Turku Again among the Best 400 in THE World University Rankings

>> Quarrying of Juslenia Causes Special Arrangements at University Hill

>> Reflection Room Set up in Publicum

>> University Evaluated International Master’s Degree Programmes - Report Published 

Nyt on syksy
Now it's autumn

Mennään sieneen
Let's go to pick mushrooms

Autumn colours

Tarvitsen hanskat ja pipon
I need gloves and beanie


Sytytän kynttilän ja juon teetä
I light a candle and drink tea

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