AYY is looking for student representatives for 2020 – some of the calls continue

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) has decided on 29 October 2019 to open a call for applications for student representatives in the Aalto University administration for the year 2020. Some calls continue until 8 December 11.59 pm because of the lack of applicants. The previous applications shall be considered without a new application.

The application is done via the electronic application form available at https://www.halloped.fi/en. The application instructions and the regulations for student representatives can be found on the Aalto University Student Union website at https://www.ayy.fi/en/student-representatives.

In principle, all undergraduate and doctoral students of Aalto University are eligible to apply.  Students of the school in question are eligible to apply for executive bodies under the schools. Students of the programme in question are eligible to apply for programme-specific executive bodies.

The names of the applicants and their applications may be handed to the associations of Aalto University Student Union and to the responsible Hallopeds it has named for the purpose of giving recommendations when choosing the student representatives in administration. The Board of Aalto University Student Union chooses the student representatives by 19 December 2019.

The Student Union also wishes international students and students of all genders to apply for the student representative positions. The selection will follow the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Act on Equality Between Women and Men, and the Non-discrimination Act.

Criteria for selection

Academic affairs committees 
The selection decisions are made based on the applications, which are written in the field on the application form. The application should clearly show the applicant’s e-mail address, field of study, School, experience relevant to the position, and their ability to hold their position for the duration of the term of office. The criteria used for selection include interest in and commitment to the task, proven knowledge of influencing work in an administrative organ, and contacts to students via e.g. organisations or other types of activity. Be sure to describe concisely what you think are the most important development targets of Aalto University or your School in your application. Representation from different fields of expertise or study, and the stage of the candidates’ studies, are also taken into consideration when making the selection. Previous experience as a student representative or as a person responsible for studies in an association may also be considered advantageous.

Others 
The selection decisions are made based on the applications, which are written in the field on the application form. The application should clearly show the applicant’s e-mail address, field of study, School, experience relevant to the position, and their ability to hold their position for the duration of the term of office. The criteria used for selection include interest in and commitment to the task, proven knowledge of influencing work in an administrative organ, and contacts to students via e.g. organisations or other types of activity. Representation from different fields of expertise or study, and the stage of the candidates’ studies, are also taken into consideration when making the selection. Previous experience as a student representative or as a person responsible for studies in an association may also be considered advantageous.

Further information and help for applying:
Minna Mäkitalo 
Specialist, Academic Affairs 
[email protected], +358 50 520 9438 

Aalto University
Aalto University Degree Committee
Management Group of the Language Centre
Restaurant Committee
Aalto Entrepreneurship Education (Aalto Ventures Program) steering group
Open University Steering Group

School of Arts and Design ARTS
Curriculum Working Group of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Degree Programme Committee of Animation

School of Business BIZ
Academic Committee for Economics
Bachelor’s Degree Program Committee of Economics
Entrepreneurship Programme Committee

School of Electrical Engineering ELEC
Degree Programme Committee for Automation and Electrical Engineering
Degree Programme Committee for Electronics and Nanotechnology

School of Engineering ENG
Quality Committee in the School of Engineering Sciences

Joint Programmes
Aalto Science and Technology Bachelor Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC, ENG, CHEM)
Computer, Communications and Information Sciences CCIS Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC)
Life Science Technologies Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC, CHEM)
IDBM programme committee (ARTS, BIZ, CHEM, ELEC, ENG, SCI)
Degree Programme Committee for Advanced Energy Solutions (CHEM, ELEC, ENG)
Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning Education Council
Urban Studies and Planning Management Group
Creative Sustainability Program Committee

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