Newsletter 3/2020

Welcome Party Spring 2020

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 ticket during orientation. This is the official party of the student unions. 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!)

WHERE?: Night Club Marilyn & Vegas (Eerikinkatu 19, 20100 Turku)
WHEN?: 16 January at 22
HOW MUCH?: 3 € + cloakroom fee (or your free ticket!)

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New exchange student, welcome to Turku!

The Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY) would like to welcome you to Turku and to the University of Turku. We are happy to have you here and we wish to meet you at the Orientation Course on 2-3 January 2020. 

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Bank Osuuspankki is visiting TYY's office

TYY's partner bank Osuuspankki is visiting TYY office on 20 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 time that suits you the best.

Please bring with you:

  • passport
  • letter of acceptance
  • possible certificate of your scholarship
  • Finnish id number (needed for opening the account)

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TYY International Award 2020 for ELSA Turku, honorable mention to TuKY

Each year, TYY gives an international award to one TYY organisation for promoting internationalisation. Through the suggestions made by the organisations, TYY International Wing suggested TYY Executive Board to select ELSA as the winner of the award 2020.

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Careers in the EU 14 Jan

Are you interested in pursuing an EU Career or would like to learn more about the employment opportunities in the EU? EU Careers Ambassador Kristaps Kovalonoks has joined forces with EU Information Officer Katri Koivisto from Europe Direct Varsinais-Suomi to host an event where they will tell about career opportunities with the European Institutions and EPSO selection procedures, as well as present the Europe Direct network and give insights about employment opportunities within the Regional Council of Southwest Finland.

The event will be held at PUB1, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, Turku on 14.1.2019 from 14.15 - 15.45.

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The University news:

► The biggest student exchange application round of the year open 9.12.2019-20.1.2020

► University Board Approved Strategy Draft

► University Board Meeting on 13 Dec 2019: Board approved the Operational Plan and Budget Plan

TYY Event Calendar:

13.1. TYY Environmental Wing's meeting

14.1. Careers in the EU

14.1. TYY's Development Cooperation Wing's meeting

15.1. Turku University Choir Auditions

16.1. Welcome Party Spring 2020

16.1. TYY International Wing's meeting

16.1. TYY Equality Wing's meeting

20.1. Bank Osuuspankki is visiting TYY's office

23.1. Anglica's Board Game Night

Find more events from TYY's webpages

The Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY)
Ylioppilastalo A, Rehtorinpellonkatu 4 B, 20500 TURKU
+358 44 796 1067

Service Desk opening hours:
Mon-Wed and Fri at 10-11 and 12-14, Thu 12-15