Newsletter 20/2019

Summer Info for Students

Summer is approaching, are you ready? TYY has gathered summer information packet for you. The Student Union Service desk is open until 14 June. The Service Desk is closed from 17 June until 31 July. New stickers for the student card are available from 1 August. Also the news letter will be on summerbreak during June and July. Next newsletter is send on 6 August. >> Read more

Apply for student representative positions! 

You can apply to the following positions: Deputy members to the Faculty Councils, a deputy member to the Educational Workgroup of the Centre for Education and Research on Social and Health Services, four deputy members to the University of Turku Collegiate Council and a student representative and a deputy member to the Board of the Centre for Language and Communication Studies. Apply by Monday, 3 Jun 2019 at 23.59.

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TYY and The University of Turku welcomes all our organisations to the Openin Carnival

The Opening Carnival is a good oportunity for organisations meet student and tell them about the organisation. All organisations are welcome to join. We get you a table. Sign up your organisation for the Opening Carnival on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 12:00-14:00. The form closes on Thursday the 29th August, after which we will send additional information for all of you together.

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How to unsubscribe from our mailing lists?

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. If you want to unsubscribe from our mailing list, please read how to do it from our web page. You can also stay on the list if you want, we send our newsletter on the list twice a month. 

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TYY congratulates the 40-year-old Centre for Language and Communication Studies

TYY attended the 40th anniversary of the Centre of Language and Communication Studies on Tuesday. TYY cooperates closely with the centre, and over the years, the cooperation has included joint meetings between the management and TYY's representatives, a feedback survey and the participation of student representatives in the recruitment days for new teachers.

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Do you like brainstorming, creating for people and innovation?

Dash x Boost design hackathon is coming as a taster to Turku on the 20th of September 2019. A hackathon is a kind of problem-solving method, where people gather in teams and together, under intense and short-time, solve problems for companies. This is a one day-hackathon where design-thinking is central. Design is about understanding and creating for humans.

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Petra Peltonen is the new Secretary General of TYY

The Student Union Council elected Petra Peltonen as the new Secretary General. Peltonen is currently working as a specialist of social affairs at TYY. She will start her work as a Secretary General later in the autumn. Until then Rauli Elenius will continue as Secretary General. “Rauli leaves big shoes to fill, but I'm looking forward to develop even more equal and open student union”, Peltonen says.

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FITech invites tech students to SHIFT Business Festival 

The Finnish Institute of Technology (FITech) invites international tech students to come and meet the most interesting tech companies in Finland. ​FITech is looking for tech students from all Finnish tech universities. All together 100 students will get a chance to meet the top companies in the tech field during the SHIFT Business Festival on 29th – 30th of August at Turku.

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>> The Second Community Survey Is Open – Participate and Make an Impact on Strategic Goals!

>> Jukka Kola Appointed Vice Rectors and Deans

>> Summer 2019 opening hours in the library

>> Board Decided on International Degree Education and National Missions 

>> Limited IT services on 31.5.2019

>> Library’s new web site will be published next week 

Hyvää kesää!
Have a nice summer!

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?

Opiskeletko kesälomalla?
Do you study during summer holiday?

Nähdään taas elokuussa!
See you again in August!

The Student Union
of the University of Turku (TYY)
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