AYY opens a scholarship application form for its members, through which AYY members can apply for one-time financial support to cover housing costs.
COVID-19 situation in Finland has eased, but there are still restrictions on the Otaniemi campus. All visits to the university premises must be arranged in advance and the premises cannot be visited unexpectedly.
Aalto University Student Union will immediately withdraw the technical students’ songbook (Teekkarilaulukirja) from the market. The reason for this is the mention of the old, racist lyrics of Teekkari Hymn preserved in the songbook. AYY apologises and wishes to develop its own activities. In addition to addressing the songbook issue, AYY is currently preparing other measures to promote anti-racism and equality.
Some students are in a particularly challenging situation: international students are not, in principle, covered by Finnish social security, and the loss of job earnings may have left students even more lonely in the absence of any other social safety networks.
AYY is looking for a peak season worker for the Student Union’s member services for a three-week part-time employment relationship. The duties mainly include distributing academic year tags at the distribution point in Otaniemi to members who have paid the membership fee and, if necessary, assisting in other student union member service tasks.
Bookings for AYY’s rental facilities can now be made until 10 Jan 2021.
The Student Center is a joint venture by Aalto University Student Union (AYY), Aalto University Business Students (KY) and Teknologföreningen (TF). The plan is to build a building for all students to the Otaniemi campus, next to the metro station entrance and the Harald Herlin Learning Center.
The economic policy report of Professor of Practice Vesa Vihriälä’s working group presents tuition fees for all students as one way of coping with the corona crisis. Tuition fees are also believed to encourage students to graduate faster and accelerate their transition into working life.
Visit the renewed museum of Aalto University Student Union in the autumn
The solving of all crises requires new ways of solving problems and adapting to the new. I would like to live in a world where buying goods would no longer be a way to create social connections.
We are looking for a graphic designer or graphic design student from Aalto to create the visual identity for the interdisciplinary Otaniemi Night of Arts festival to be held on 10 October for the third time
Aalto University Student Union hopes that student admissions in spring 2020 will not be used as a starting point for student admissions in 2021.