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Making it rain in Vaisala

Giant Leap is Vaisala’s internship program for students in a university or polytechnic. Challenging but also rewarding, the program is designed for students with a variety of skills, qualities and educational backgrounds.
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Milla Friman, Vaisala Giant Leaper 2018, with the rain generator she constructed with the help of an automation expert.

Creating the future at work!

Read Valentin's thoughts about joining Symbio as a Junior Designer after graduating from university.
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Symbio's Junior Designer Valentin

Welcome to Espoo – let’s develop the community together!

Espoo is the second-largest city in Finland and one of the most international cities in Finland – currently home to 155 different nationalities.
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Milla Ovaska, autor of the blog post.

Discovering new areas of comfort zone by sailing away from the safe harbor – My summer as a part of Tietolife

Niina lists three main cornerstones of her summer, which enabled her to adapt into the tech world.
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Niina Hokkanen, author of the blog post.

Giant Leap was a turning point for Niina

Niina started her Vaisala career as a Giant Leap intern in summer 2016.
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Kuvassa Niina Kajovuori.

Accenture – Passion drives success

Juuso thinks the reason for Accenture’s success is different kinds of passionate people with various backgrounds, worldviews, and skillsets.
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Kuvassa mies golfkentällä.

”Why are you applying for this job?” Understand your motivational factors and have influence

People are motivated by different things and reasons. One takes a project to help the other person, the other wants to challenge himself by learning something new. Minna Mäkitalo writes about motivational factors in AYY blog.
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Kuva, jossa ihmiset kävelee poispäin

From Cyprus to Finland: a one-week Erasmus+ staff exchange experience at AYY

The Coordinator of the Environmental Policy office of Cyprus University of Technology spent an Erasmus+ staff exchange week at AYY. What were the key learning points?
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A sunny street view and one of the buildings of Cyprus University of Technology

Students’ equal treatment must be ensured

A top university does not bully its students. A top university provides a secure foundation on which everyone can strive.
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Tapio Hautamäki

Saving the world, one meal at a time

Food waste is an enormous yet unnecessary global problem. If food waste was a country, its greenhouse gas emissions would be the third largest in the world, right after China and the United States.
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Syksyisiä lehtiä, henkilö käyttää kännykkää

Orientation week through physics freshman student Milla’s eyes

How was the arientation weeh from the perspective of a freshman? Read Milla's thoughts from the first week of university life.
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Milla seisoo Amfiteatterin portaalla

Chair of the Board Tapio Hautamäki's speech at the Uni­versity’s open­ing ce­re­mony 2019

Aalto-yliopisto täyttää tulevana lukuvuonna kymmenen vuotta. Kymmeneen vuoteen on mahtunut paljon...
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Tapio Hautamäki

Tapio Hautamäki’s speech on Teekkarielämää

I'm now talking like one technology student to another, to explain what this community has given to me. I'll also be talking about what you all can get out of it.
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Tapio Hautamäki

Summery greetings from Mikkeli!

Chair of Probba ry Säde Torkki tells, what is the summer, filled with studies, like in Mikkeli.
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Kuvapankki_Kukkia_1

AYY takes part in the European Sustainable Development Week

This week (30 May–5 Jun 2019) is the European Sustainable Development Week. The ESDW is a Europe-wide annual initiative to increase awareness of the UN’s Agenda 2030 action plan and the sustainable development goals (SDGs) included in it.
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European sustainable Development week banner,

Greetings from Mikkeli!

In Mikkeli, the new year has started with speed as the clubs’ new Boards have taken up their positions and got used to their new responsibilities.
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Probbas Board 2019

The future of the Aino magazine looked into

During the publishing break will be clarified what the future of the Aino magazine will be like
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Tapio Hautamäki

Are you a solver of climate change?

Espoo’s goal is to be permanently Europe’s most sustainable city and carbon neutral by the year 2030.
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Niina Nousjärvi

The Year of Arts: The creative art of pole dancing

In 2018, the Student Union is celebrating the Year of Art. Throughout the year, we invite various creative individuals or groups within the Aalto community to talk about their art. In August, we hear from the pole dance association Otanko.
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Otanko Kuva: Assi Vainikka

An open letter on equality

The question of how the organizations in the Aalto University Student Union’s sphere of influence treat people of different genders deeply concerns the Aalto community and its values.
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Noora Vänttinen