Newsletter 18/2019

Student, Respond to the Survey on Internationality!

The University of Turku participates in the survey on internationality organised by the Coimbra Group among its member universities. With the survey, the participating universities can measure and evaluate their internationality. In the survey, the participating universities are also compared with each other. Responding to the survey takes approximately ten minutes, and with the help of the results, the University develops its operations. >> Read more

TYY's 0.7% development cooperation projects were selected for 2019

TYY sets an example for its members, organisations and society by following the 0.7 principle in its operations. The amount to be donated this year is € 5473 and it will be shared between two organisations.TYY's Executive Board decided on targets proposed by the Development Cooperation Wing. The chosen targets of 2019 are African Care Association's project in Somalia and The Guides and Scouts of Finland's project in Uganda.

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Remember to return the starting package

The opening hours of the remaining semester have been now updated on our website. The rest of the opening hours will be posted soon. During the week 22 the Starting Package Office is open every day except for Thursday (30 May). If you are non-EEA/ EU student:
When returning the package, please check the storage opening hours and also the TYY Service Desk opening hours, as you'll receive your deposit in cash from there.

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Apply as TYY’s representative for SYL’s Advisory Board for Development Cooperation

We are looking for people with lots of ideas who are committed and motivated to join the Advisory Board for Development Cooperation (KENKKU) of SYL, The National Union of University Students in Finland. The development cooperation advisory board advises SYL’s executive board on development cooperation and administers SYL’s development cooperation projects together with the Development Policy Adviser.

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What to do before going home?

Dear Exchange Students, Time has passed quickly and it is soon time to say goodbye. We would like to remind you of some important matters to take care of before you leave. 

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CampusSport’s summer 

CampusSport’s summer semester starts on May 2. Classes and shifts are organized until June 16 and the gyms are open the whole summer. The fee for the summer is 33 euro.

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Suggest the best teacher and the best course of the year 2019

We are looking for candidates of highly qualified teaching and well-operating courses. The proposals coming from students and colleagues are a great way to show appreciation.

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4.5. Guided tour to the Botanic Garden of the University of Turku

5.5. Free movie: Kinokopla: Paris, Texas

8.5. Opena ry: Disney Concert: When You Wish Upon A Star

10.-12.5. FinFringe Festival


28.5. May game night

>> See all events

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>> Diversity of Gender and Sexual Orientation Discussed in Equality Committee’s Spring Seminar 

>> Finalists of Intoa! Entrepreneurial Act of the Year Presented – Welcome to Cheer on Finalists on 13 May 

Milloin lähdet kotiin?
When are you going home?

Mitä teet kesällä?
What will you do this summer?

Onko sinulla kesätyö?
Do you have a summer job?

Onko sinulla lomaa?
Do you have holidays?

Vihdoin on lämmin!
It's finally warm!

Oletko syönyt jäätelöä?
Have you eaten ice cream?

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