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THE STUDENT UNION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TURKU
Newsletter 41/2021

In this newsletter: 

  • What to do if you got this Newsletter via tyy-exchangestudents or tyy-degreestudents mailing list?
  • Vote in Student Union Council Elections 2021
  •  The Student Union of the University of Turku seeks SPECIALIST
  • Respond to the student livelihood survey!
  • Apply for international friendship programme
  • TYY's updated corona guidelines have been published
  • University news
  • Events

What to do if you got this Newsletter via tyy-exchangestudents or tyy-degreestudents mailing list?

Did you get this newsletter via tyy-exchangestudents or tyy-degreestudents mailing list? We are closing down both lists and use the mailing list tyy-international for now on. If you are not sure which list you are on, you can see the name of the list in this email’s title field.

If you are not yet on the tyy-international mailing list, you can join that list from this link. Old lists (tyy-exchangestudents and tyy-degreestudents) will be closed after this newsletter (41/2021) and we will not send newsletters to those lists anymore.

tyy-international is a general mailing list for all the international students who study at the University of Turku. Through this list, we keep you up to date on current issues that concern students, inform you about the events at the campus and in Turku in general and also distribute information about for example job offers or internships, language studies, culture and sports opportunities. We hope to see you all in tyy-internationa mailing list.

► Join TYY International mailing list here

Vote in Student Union Council Elections 2021

In the elections for the Student Union Council on 27 October – 3 November 2021, 41 representatives will be chosen among the eligible members of the TYY to the Council of the Student Union of the University of Turku. If you are a member of the Student Union of the University of Turku you can vote with your university user ID. 

 

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The Student Union of the University of Turku seeks SPECIALIST

The Student Union of the University of Turku seeks SPECIALIST for a full-time open-ended employment relationship. The work begins as soon as possible during this year. We offer you an interesting job within promotion of student interests, internationalism and student world, challenging and wide-ranging work tasks and excellent possibilities to develop your expertise. The duties of the Specialist include international, development cooperation and sustainable development affairs of the Student Union.

The basic pay is 2251,43 euro/month + possible experience and degree extras. Working time is 36,5 hours per week. Employment benefits include partial lunch and free time benefits. The employment is regulated by the collective agreement of Student Unions. We expect that you have excellent written and oral Finnish and good written and oral English. 

Free-form applications with CVs should be submitted by 31 Oct 2021 at 23.59 electronically to tyy-paasihteeri@utu.fi. The title of the email should be "call for a specialist in international affairs".

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Respond to the student livelihood survey!

We invite you to respond to the student unions’ livelihood survey! This survey will examine students’ livelihood, employment and housing, as well as any changes regarding them. The survey generates relevant and up-to-date information on the financial status of university students across Finland. The survey responses will be utilised for the livelihood survey and in student representation. Your responses are valuable and will contribute to fact-based advocacy. The study is implemented by the Finnish Research Foundation for Studies and Education Otus. one anonymously.

Responses will be processed confidentially, and individual respondents will not be identifiable in the results. Each student union will choose one student among their respondents who will win an S Group gift card valued at 150 euros. It takes about 15 minutes to complete the survey and you can respond until October 31st.

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Respond to the student livelihood survey

Apply for international friendship programme

Dear international student,

would you like to have a Finnish friend and get to know Finnish daily life even better?

Study in Turku network has started the Friendship Programme that connects the international students with the local citizens in the Turku area. Enrollment to the programme is now open and closes on October 25!

► Read more on the website 

TYY's updated corona guidelines have been published

We are now in green time. 

TYY's guidelines are based on:

  • Discussion with the health authorities of campus cities
  • The guidelines of the hospital district and regulations of regional state administrative agency

We have categorised different situations with color codes. Currently, the green time guidelines will be followed.

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University news:

► University's Coronavirus Traffic Light Moves to Green Stage – Masks Are Still Used on Campus

► Students are now able to print their transcript of records in Peppi!

► University Board on 8 October 2021: New Equality Plan for the University

► University Chaplain's services Fall 2021

► CampusSport’s new Aurum gym is open

 

Events:

16.10. APK hiking trip

18.10. Hügge evening with Karelian pies and pulla

28.10. TYY International Council II

► 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)
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tyy@utu.fi
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