Call for applications for student representatives in the administration of Aalto University

AYY opens a call for applications for student representatives in three positions.

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) opens a call for applications for student representatives in the Aalto University administration until 31.12.2019. All students of Aalto University who are enrolled attending are eligible to apply. The descriptions of the different organs of trust contain more detailed information about possible requirements and restrictions.

  • Degree Programme Committee for Master’s Programme in Animation, 2 members and 2 debuty members
  • Degree Programme Committee for Bachelor’s Programme in Design, 2 members and 2 debuty members
  • IDBM Programme Committee, 1 debuty member

The call for applications opens on 5 September and closes on 22 September 2019 at 11.59 pm, by which time the applications must be handed in. The application is done via the electronic application form available at The application instructions and the regulations for student representatives can be found on the Aalto University Student Union website at The Board of Aalto University Student Union chooses the student representatives by 27 September 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

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 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: 

Minna Mäkitalo 

Specialist, Academic Affairs 

[email protected], +358 50 520 9438 

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