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Newsletter 8/2021

In this newsletter: 

  • Take away for students from Unica Restaurants!
  • Would you drive into the sunset together?
  • Application period for student tutors is open until 28 February
  • Corona guidelines
  • Starting Package Storage
  • University news

Take away for students from Unica Restaurants!

You can now buy Take Away food at student prices from Unica Restaurants. You can bu two meals at a time for your self and also two meals for your friend too. You need to have a valid student card and a picture of your friends student card. 

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Would you drive into the sunset together? 

Help us determine how compatible students and Föli are. By responding to a short survey, you’ll be involved in the development of Föli. You can also enter a prize draw for the chance to win a Föli value card or a great product package. The survey is carried out by student cooperative Baxup and you can find it here

If you have any questions regarding the survey or the lottery, please contact us via Instagram @osuuskuntabaxup !

Application period for student tutors is open until 28 February

Tutors are irreplaceable help in the welcoming process of new students. We are now looking for student tutors for the students entering the University of Turku at the beginning of the Academic year 2021–2022. You can apply during February 2021 (1.–28.2.2021) by submitting the online application:

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Corona guidelines

TYY's corona guidelines consist of:

  • Trafficlight model on what instructions are being followed at the moment (red/yeallow/green)
  • An instruction on how to organise and attend in events safely (these must be followed at all times)

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 red time guidelines will be followed. 

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Starting Package Storage

The student unions of the universities in Turku (TYY, ÅAS), the student union of the Novia University of Applied Sciences (Novium), and the Turku University of Applied Science (TUAS) run a starting package storage where exchange students can borrow a package with household items which they then return before they leave Turku.

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University news:

► MOT Dictionaries Gives Way to 

Ten Doctoral Candidates Compete in 3MT Final on 17 March – Follow the Competition in Zoom 

Webinar 1 March: Global Goodness – Discussions on Global Business Ethics 

Student! Take part in Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey by 7 March 

Call open for Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme by EPO & EUIPO - Apply by 5.3.2021


► 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.

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