Newsletter 10/2018
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Working in Finland seminar on Wednesday 14 March

tudying in Turku and interested in staying here after graduation? Annual Working in Finland, organised by the Career Services of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi and the student unions is here again! Come to hear about employment services and working experiences of international students on Wednesday 14 March at 12:15-15:45 in Educarium 2. >> Read more

Suggest University's Language Deed of the Year 2018

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. The winning deed can contain different insights into how the language policy and the idea of multilingualism have been promoted at the University of Turku. 

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TYY is looking for 0.7 % targets

TYYis committed to donating 0.7% of its operating funds to development cooperation. The amount is divided between two organisations / projects and the amount donated this year is around € 2500 per organisation. TYY is now looking for targets for 2018. This year's priorities include education and gender equality that are in line with Finnish development cooperation policy, SYL's development cooperation priorities and Agenda2030. 

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What if we started the conversation in Finnish instead?

"There should be plenty of possibilities to practice Finnish if we Finns realised the potential. Knowing the local language gives a better idea of the not-so-perfect society and improves chances to find a job. If you apply for Finnish citizenship, you will need to know Finnish or Swedish, at least satisfactorily." writes Satu Nurmi, The Specialist of International Affairs.

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Introduction to a unique sport: Indiaca

Everyone knows volleyball. Everyone knows badminton. But have you ever heard of Indiaca? This similar-to-Volleyball sport is an amazing amusement, where two teams (á 5 players/team) play on a court over the net.You can come and try Indiaca for free on following times: 12.3. from 2–3. pm in Iskeri 13.3. from 2–3.45 pm in Educarium Sports Hall No previous experience is necessary! 

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CampusSport’s competitions

Did you know that CampusSport organizes several tournaments and competitions during the academic year? This spring you can still participate in futsal, floorball and Finnish baseball tournaments. There is a separate fee for each tournament and also those who haven’t paid CampusSport’s general sports fee can participate.

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International Wing's international potluck at 13 March

Do you want to taste different dishes of food from all around the world? Have you been contemplating how richly seasoned paella from Spain or spicy vegetarian food from Pakistan would melt in your mouth? Do you want to spend some time with easygoing people and excellent food? In case you answered affirmatively to the preceding questions, feel free to participate with a dish representing your own culture. 

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12.-13.3. Introduction to a unique sport: Indiaca

13.3. International Wing's international potluck

14.3. Working in Finland seminar

14.3. The Academic Nintendo Club hangs out

15.3. St. Patrick's Day Sitz Party with ESN Uni Turku

15.3. St. Patrick's Day Party

19.3. National Week Against Racism Board Game Night

28.3. The Academic Nintendo Club hangs out

29.3. TYY Vappuintro 2018 -band contest and consert

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>> Call for Applications for Study Rights in Doctoral Programmes Open 1–20 March 

>> Apply for Arcic Academy in Korea -course 2018

>> Beware – Thieves on Campus!

>> Exceptional opening hours in the Library during March 

>> Campus Life: University's Organic Food Circle, Luomupiiri 

>> Doctoral Candidates Summarise their Research in 180 seconds in the 3MT Competition on 8 March

Hyvää naistenpäivää! (8.3.)
Happy Womens' day!

Tasa-arvon päivä (19.3.)
Equality day

Rasisminvastainen viikko (19.-25.3.) Week Against Racism

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