Newsletter 1/2019
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Welcome Party Spring

17 January at 22 Night Club Marilyn & Vegas (Eerikinkatu 19, 20100 Turku),  3 € + cloakroom fee (or your free ticket!)

It’s time to welcome the new international students studying in UTU, ÅA, TUAS, and Novia to Turku! New international students studying in UTU, ÅA, TUAS and Novia get a free entry from welcome packet given in the orientation. Come to meet all the new international students in Turku, international tutors from all the universities and other international and internationally minded people! Remember to bring your official ID (passport or Finnish ID card, NOT a student card or residence permit card!). >> Read more

Come to open a bank account at TYY’s office!

TYY's partner bank Osuuspankki is visiting TYY office on 28.-29. January at 10-16. Come to talk about bank issues, open account or book appointment at Osuuspankki office. You can sign up by filling the form so we know in advance how many of you are coming. Pick up the date that suits you the best. Please bring with you: passport, letter of acceptance, possible certificate of your scholarship and Finnish id number (needed for opening the account).

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Exchange application begins!

Application period for student exchange is open 14.1.-7.2.2019. Students can apply for Fall Semester 2019, Spring Semester 2020 or for the whole Academic Year 2019-2020. The exchange destinations are located in Europe, Russia, Asia, Latin America, Australia and Canada.

You can access the online application form via SoleMove portal. The application form will close on the 7th of February at 23.59. No late submissions are accepted.

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CampusSport's Spring Semester Has Begun

Are you interested in exercising at CampusSport’s gyms, but would like to take a closer look before purchasing the sports fee? We will offer a chance to come to see and try the gyms for free! CampusSport’s sports tutors will be available at the gyms during these times to help you and answer your questions. At some of the sessions also gym instructor will be available. Next times: Tue Jan 15 (16.00-19.00): ASA and Roddis and Wed Jan 16 (16.00-19.00): Formis and Ruiskatu.

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An Intern to the Outgoing Team

UTU’s International Office is looking for an intern to Outgoing Team in 4.2. – 3.5.2019. Are you an inventive, productive, and well-organized person who is interested in working for the international mobility at the university level? If so, you might be the one we are looking for! Your tasks include i.a.: assisting International Office with the processes of outgoing student mobility
arrangements for the Orientation for Outgoing Students, customer service
updating Facebook and intranet pages.

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Hello and welcome on behalf of Synapsi ry!

Synapsi ry is the student organization of Biology and Geography at the University of Turku, and was founded in 1962 (over 55 years ago!). One of the most important purposes of our organization is to work as an easy-to-cross-bridge between the students and staff of our faculty (science and engineering), as well as with our umbrella organization (Hybridi ry) and TYY. Overall, we aim to make our students feel like they belong and are heard!

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New student, welcome to Turku!

As an exchange student at the University of Turku you are entitled to several student benefits. These benefits include, for example: basic health care at the Finnish Student Health Service, starting package
a discount on lunches at student cafeterias on campus and many other benefits and discounts. You can get the student benefits by becoming a member of the Student Union of the University of Turku. Joining the Student Union is voluntary, but highly recommended.

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11.1. TYY International Wing's meeting

14.1. TYY Equality Wing's meeting

14.1. Cantus Mercurialis auditions

16.1. Turku university Choir Auditions

16.1. ANC hanging out evening

17.1. Welcome Party Spring

21.1. TYY Development Cooperation Wing's meeting

30.1. Returning Orientation

30.1. ANC hanging out evening

31.1. Ice Age 2019 -winter swimming

>> See all events

>> Sorting and recycling of waste starts on campus

>> University Board Meeting on 14 December 2018 — University of Turku Carbon Neutral by End of Year 2025

>> Enrolment for UTUGS Information Resources and Tools for Research starts 7.1.2019 

>> New exchange student, welcome to Turku University Library!

>> Construction Traffic Increases around Main Building

>> University of Turku Establishes Joint Double Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology in collaboration with Fudan University 

Hyvää uutta vuotta!
Happy new year!

Tervetuloa Turkuun
Welcome to Turku

Mikä sinun nimi on?
What is your name?

Minun nimi on
My name is…

Missä sinä asut?
Where do you live?

Puhutko suomea?
Do you speak Finnish?

Pidä hauskaa
Have fun

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