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Newsletter 16/2020

TYY is looking for Wing members for autumn 2020 and academic year 2020-2021

Wings are a part of the Student Union and their goal is to make the Student Union a better place for everyone. In the Wings, you have the freedom to create new free time activities for students and to take care of students’ interests. The Wings are based on four different themes: development cooperation, environment, equality, and internationality.  

The application period starts on 8 April and ends on 20 April at 23.59. Applications are sent via TYY website form.

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TYYlikäs Vappu is almost here!

TYY Vappu will be held remotely, and organisations are advised to follow guidelines and restrictions. This means that no physical events should be organised, also students are not encouraged to gather anywhere. In addition to remote Vappu, we have decided to organise a common celebration of starting a new academic year later in autumn. This will bring Vappu celebrations to autumn! Feel free to consider in your organisation whether you want to move the Vappu celebration to event 240 days until Vappu. This message contains a lot of information about remote Vappu and its celebration in autumn. Therefore, please, read our message carefully and come join us in Vappu celebration.

New places to pick up your student-priced lunch from Unica

You can now buy student-pricesd take away lunch from these places at these times:

Restaurant Assarin Ullakko 10.30-17.00

KAARA (food truck)

  • 11.00-11.45 Räntämäki (Emmauksenkatu 7&9 house H)
  • 12.00-12.45 YO-kylä 16b (eastside parking lot)
  • Klo 13.00-13.45 Haliskylä (Frantsinkatu 5 behind house A)

KISKA (The Chariot)

  • 11.00-12.30 Ikituuri (next to the round house)

► See details where and when you can buy lunches

Tips for remote activities

The Student Union of the University of Turku follows the instructions provided by the Finnish Government, Regional State Administrative Agency, University of Turku as well as the City of Turku. We also want to encourage our students to follow the guidelines .On our webpages, we have gathered tips for remote activities during the coronavirus outbreak.

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International Sector goes live vol.3

On Tuesday (28 April) at 16-17, our International Sector (Kristaps + Satu) is going live to hear how you are doing. We will also give information about current affairs at the Student Union. How have you been doing lately and is there anything we could help you with? Grab a cup of coffee and join our live session to get answers to these and many other questions.

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TYY International Council spring's second meeting is held online

Welcome to TYY International Council's First Spring Meeting 23 April from 16 to 17.30. The meeting will be held online in Zoom. International Council is open to all actors in TYY organisations who are responsible for international affairs and those interested in international affairs.

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TYY's online party

Are you bored? No more. Let's get to the party! Every Thursday evening at 8 pm it's going to be party in Come to "TYYlikäs habbohuone" -room and have a great time with other students remotely. See you on Thursday at 8 pm! :) Habbo is a Finnish virtual world where you can chat and hang out with other people.

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TYY’s services and guidelines for students and organisations regarding corona

TYY recommends following the guidelines of the Finnish Government, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the University of Turku and city of Turku. From out webpage you can read the updated information and guidelines to follow. We update this post anytime needed!


Take part of the survey of the Department of Future Technologies

As part of an international collaboration, we at the Department of Future Technologies, University of Turku, are conducting a study to understand information behaviour of University’s staff and students during the current pandemic (Coronavirus). For this purpose, an online survey has been designed and is available at the following link:

Please spare 10-12 minutes of your time and participate in this study. By participating in this survey, you will be helping in understanding the information dissemination related to COVID-19 and whether such information is helping the masses or not. So, your participation means a lot! Thank you for your time and participation.

16.4. TYY's online party

23.4. TYY International Council spring's second meeting

23.4. TYY's online party

► Apply to Circumpolar Studies online course for the Summer 2020

► IT Services maintenance day 21.4.2020

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