AYY nominates Konstantin Kouzmitchev as President of SYL and Tiina Pajukari as a member of SYL Board
Aalto University Student Union nominates Konstantin Kouzmitchev as President of SYL, the National Union of University Students in Finland, and Tiina Pajukari as a member of the SYL Board for the year of 2022.
Kouzmitchev, 24, studies Industrial Engineering and Management and enjoys literature and ball games. This year, Kouzmitchev has served as a member of the SYL Board with responsibility for international affairs. Kouzmitchev has gained managerial experience in various projects, being responsible for the 2019 communication team of Slush, the largest start-up event in the Nordic countries, among other things.
“In 2022, our entire society will hopefully return to normal after the pandemic. We must focus on the well-being of students and rebuild their sense of community. At the same time, we need to influence diligently political parties that will prepare their parliamentary election programmes”, Kouzmitchev describes.
Pajukari, 24, studies information networks at Aalto University and enjoys knitting and reading. She has served as a member of 2021 AYY Board, being responsible for social affairs, well-being, urban advocacy and sustainable development. Pajukari has also been an active member of the Aalto community as a student representative and a member of the Board of the Guild of Information Networks Athene. In the SYL Board, Pajukari wishes to promote students’ subsistence, affordable housing and high-quality education.
“As a member of AYY, I can bring an understanding of student diversity, as we are the most international student union in Finland. In the SYL Board, I want to reduce students’ loneliness and strengthen the sense of community and equality”, says Pajukari.
SYL will elect its Board for 2022 at its general assembly in Korpilampi on 19-20 Nov 2021. SYL represents Finnish university students at the national level and takes a stand on educational, social and international issues.
Konstantin Kouzmitchev, +358 50 403 9529
Tiina Pajukari, +358 44 259 5242
Advocacy and Communications Manager Laura Luoto, 040 575 9092