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

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Aalto University Student Union (AYY) has decided on 29 October 2020 to open a call for applications for student representatives in the Aalto University administration for the year 2021. The descriptions of the different organs of trust contain more detailed information about possible requirements and restrictions.

The call for applications opens on 9 November and closes on 29 November 2020 at 11.59 pm, by which time the applications must be handed in. The application is done via the electronic application form available at beta.halloped.fi. 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 17 December 2020.

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.

In Otaniemi, on 29 October 2020
Aalto University Student Union Board 

Further information and help for applying:
Hanna Yletyinen
[email protected]
Coordinator, recruitment of student representatives

Student representatives in administration for 2021

Organ, number of member + deputy member

Aalto University

Aalto University Academic Affairs Committee, 4+4 
Aalto University Degree Committee, 3+3 
Management Group of the Language Centre, 3+3 
Restaurant Committee, 3+3 
Aalto Equality Committee (Steering Group), 1+1 
Aalto Junior Steering Group, 1 
Aalto Ventures Program (AVP) steering group, 1
Learning steering group ICT, 2
Open University Steering Group, 1 
Research and Innovation Steering Group (RISG), 1+1 
Doctoral Education Working Group (DEWG), 1 +1

School of Arts and Design ARTS

Academic Committee for Arts, Design and Architecture, 4+4 
School of Arts and Design Leadership Team, 1. NB the term is two years.
Curriculum Working Group of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 2+2 
Education Group of Architecture, 3+3 
Bachelor’s Programme in Design Programme Committee, 2+2
Degree Programme Committee of Animation, 2+2

School of Business BIZ

Academic Committee for Economics, 4+4 
Bachelor’s degree program committee of Economics, 2+2 
Entrepreneurship Programme Committee, 1+1
Business Law Program Committee, 1+1

School of Chemical Engineering CHEM

Academic Committee for Chemical Engineering, 3+3 
Chemical Technology Degree Programme Committee, 3+3 
School of Chemical Engineering Management Group, 1+1 
School of Chemical Engineering Quality Group, 1+1 
Steering group of the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, 1+1 
Steering group of the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, 1+1 
Steering group of the Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, 1+1
School of Chemical Engineering Student Marketing Group, 1+1
Teaching Competence Assessment Committee - School of Chemical Engineering, 2+2

School of Electrical Engineering ELEC

Academic Committee for Electrical Engineering, 4+4 
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Education Council, 3+3 
Management Team of the School of Electrical Engineering, 1
Quality and Equality Committee, 1+1
Degree Programme committee for Automation and Electrical Engineering, 3+3 
Degree Programme Committee for Electronics and Nanotechnology, 3+3 
Quality Committee of Teaching in the School of Electrical Engineering, 4+4

School of Engineering ENG

Academic Committee for Engineering, 4+4 
Degree Programme Committee for Engineering, 3+3
Quality Committee in the School of Engineering Sciences, 4+4
Steering Group for Master’s Degree Programmes in Engineering, 3+3
Steering Group for Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in Engineering, 3+3 

School of Sciences SCI

Academic Committee for Science, 4+4
Bachelor’s Degree Programme Committee of Science, 4+4 
Degree Programme Committee of Industrial Engineering and Management, 3+3 
Degree Programme Committee of Information Networks, 3+3 
Degree Programme Committee of Engineering Physics and Mathematics, 3+3 
Quality and Equality Committee in the School of Science, 1+1 
Quality Committee of Teaching in the School of Science, 2+2

Joint Programmes

Aalto Science and Technology Bachelor Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC, ENG, CHEM), 4+4 
Computer, Communications and Information Sciences CCIS Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC), 4+4                                                                                                                      
Life Science Technologies Programme Committee (SCI, ELEC, CHEM), 3+3 
IDBM programme committee (ARTS, BIZ, CHEM, ELEC, ENG, SCI), 3+3 
Degree Programme Committee of Advanced Energy Solutions (CHEM, ELEC, ENG), 3+3 
Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning Education Council, 2+2
Creative Sustainability Program Committee, 1+1

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