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Newsletter 33/2021

In this newsletter: 

  • Registration with the University: Enrollment period has been extented
  • OILI: data transfer issues have been mostly resolved
  • Opening carnival
  • Sign up your organisation for the Opening Carnival!
  • Welcome to Turku!
  • TYY's Student Guide
  • TYY Campus Tour in English
  • Apply now to the UTUambassador programme!
  • University news
  • Events

Registration with the University: Enrollment period has been extented

Due to data transfer issues in the OILI enrollment service, the enrollment period of the University of Turku has been extended until 10 September 2021.

If you're still having problems with the enrollment in OILI, please be in contact with the Student Centre Disco,

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OILI: data transfer issues have been mostly resolved

The issues concerning the transfer of enrollment information between different systems have now been resolved for the most parts and rest of the problems are currently being solved.

Nevertheless, please, check your own enrollment information in Peppi before paying the Student Union Fee twice.

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Opening carnival

08.09.2021 - 12:00 to 14:00 
Educarium front yard

Welcome to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year!

Each autumn of the Student Union is begun with an opening carnival and university opening in the first week of the term. Different organisations and fun programme are present at the campus all day long. In the evening, TYY organises some activities to all students!

More information on the event is coming later in August!

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Sign up your organisation for the Opening Carnival!

Sign up your organisation for the Opening Carnival on Wednesday 8 September 12:00-14:00. 

The traditional Opening Carnival is held together with University of Turku on 8 September. The Opening Carnival introduces student organisations in Turku to new students and brings together students from all faculties! The carnival will also feature the University's and TYY’s services and partners. The event is held in front of Educarium and Publicum

The sign up form closes on Tuesday 31 August. After the sign up closes we will send additional information for all attendees. 

► More information about the event will be updated to TYY calendar of events

► Sign up here by 31 August

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!

Please see more detailed timetables of the Orientation Course.

How to join the Student Union?

► Exchange Students: The membership is voluntary but highly recommended. You can get the invoice in the Student Centre Disco/ via e-mail. 

► Degree Students (including double-degree students): The membership fee is mandatory. You will get information about the membership fee during the summer via e-mail.

Please note that we do not send you a confirmation e-mail after receiving your payment. If you have used the correct account number your payment will eventually arrive on our bank account. However, it is always a good idea to have the student union membership fee receipt with you until your student card has arrived.

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TYY's Student Guide

This guide will introduce you to the Student Union and the student life in Turku. We would like to explain to you what is a student union and how TYY can serve you. As a member, you are entitled to a variety of benefits which we hope will make your stay in Turku easier. 

Read the guide

TYY Campus Tour in English

03.09.2021 - 15:00 to 17:00
Feeniks Library

Come and join us for a campus tour to get to know university spaces and fellow students. We will show you all the most important places on campus and answer your questions. The tour will be in English!

Please wear a mask and follow our corona guidelines. 

Sign-up here

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Apply now to the UTUambassador programme!

Hey international student of UTU! Do you find social media, photography, writing and making videos interesting? Would you like to spread your love and knowledge of your university in international networks? If yes, apply to the UTUambassador by 12 September!

Communication is one of the positive outcomes I got from the ambassador year. I met new people, made new friends, and learned how to better use digital media.
- Eman, UTUambassador 2020

Learn more about why and how to apply on UTU intranet:

University news:

Frequently asked question & responses on Teaching Arrangements during the coronavirus situation

Ministry of Education and Culture and Student Unions SYL and SAMOK Appeal for Responsible Use of Leisure Time

Article Requests from the National Repository Library Will Be Forwarded Only in Paper Format from 1 September 2021



28.8. Senpai ry: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann #1

29.8. ANC ry: Game Night

2.9. TYY International Council I

3.9. TYY Campus Tour in English

8.9. Opening carnival

15.9. Post-exchange Orientation

► See all events from TYY's events calendar

When attending to an event remember the hygiene instructions and safe distances. Wear a facemask if needed. Never attend to an event if you are sick.

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