Apply to SYL’s General Assembly Delegation or to candidacy for the SYL Board!

The National Union of University Students in Finland SYL represents university students in national decision-making.
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The National Union of University Students in Finland SYL represents university students in national decision-making. The operational plan and policy paper guiding SYL’s influencing work are approved in the General Assembly, in which also the Union’s Board is elected. The General Assembly of 2021 will be held in Korpilampi on 19–20 Nov 2021. SYL’s General Assembly offers an excellent view into the student movement as well as the national advocacy improving the everyday life of students.

At the General Assembly, AYY is represented by a delegation consisting of 15 General Assembly representatives and their deputies entitled to vote on behalf of the Student Union. The Board will appoint the delegation after hearing the Representative Council groups.

”The delegation can influence the future of students. SYL works for a better everyday life for us all and it is important that the voice of Aalto students is heard”, says Milja Leinonen, chair of the board.

Those chosen for the General Assembly Delegation are expected to attend the advance meetings related to the General Assembly. The meetings are held on 29.9. at 5.00-6.30pm, 11.10. at 5.00-6.30pm, 20.10. at 5.00-6.30pm, 3.11. at 5.00-6.30pm, 12.11. at 3.00-6.00pm and 25.11. at 5.00-6.30pm.

You can apply to the delegation until 11.59pm on 2 Sep 2021 here.  

You can learn about the regulation guiding the operations of the General Assembly Delegation here.


Application to become AYY’s candidate in the SYL Board is also open!


According to AYY’s General Assembly regulation, the Student Union Board nominates candidates to the SYL Board after consulting the delegation or the Representative Council groups. The Chair and members of the SYL Board appointed at the 2021 general assembly will work in their position for the calendar year 2022. The work in the SYL Board is a full-time position of trust, where you can contribute to creating a better future for every university student. AYY’s chair or board member candidates are required to commit to the position for the entire year and to have understanding of student advocacy and great motivation for the job.

Applications and resumés can be sent to [email protected] by 11.59pm on 2 Sept 2021.

Further information: Laura Luoto, Advocacy and Communications Manager, tel. 040 575 9092, [email protected]

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