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AYY has decided to sell its residential properties in Helsinki – more student housing zoned for Otaniemi

AYY has decided to sell some of its residential properties in Helsinki – more student housing zoned for Otaniemi.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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AYY:n punatiilinen Miestentien-rakennus ja kylmä bensa-asema. Etualalla maantie ja tienviitat kehä 1:lle, leppävaaraan, keilaniemeen ja munkkiniemeen.

Pathway studies with tuition fees not used as an admission pathway to Aalto University

At its extraordinary meeting on 20 June, the Aalto University Academic Affairs Committee rejected the proposal to use pathway studies with tuition fees as an admission pathway to Aalto.
Press release
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Picture of a person standing in front of a tree, smiling slightly with crossed arms.

Student voice heard on Aalto Board Nomination Committee

Student of Architecture Suvi Vendelin is the first student to join the Board Nomination Committee of Aalto University as a student member. She attended her first meeting in May 2021 and continues on the committee for another year.
Ajankohtaista
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Suvi Vendelin

Why do we still celebrate Pride?

In honour of Pride Month, the rainbow student association GAYY's Board opens up the history of the Pride movement in this blog. The promotion of the rights and equality of gender and sexual minorities has been a long and rocky journey so far. By understanding history, we get a better picture of the current situation and which issues have changed and what still needs to change. Fortunately, society is becoming a better place, but change does not happen on its own.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Historiallisessa kuvassa kaksi henkilöä eduskuntatalon portailla pitävät kylttejä, joissa lukee "kehotamme homoseksuaalisuuteen" ja "olen hintti 25 tuntia vuorokaudessa".

TodAYY’s Housing Mail – brand-new newsletter for AYY’s residents

The newsletter for residents TodAYY’s Housing Mail responds to a need to inform the residents about current housing issues by email, which was brought up in the resident survey. The newsletter is published about five times a year.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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Asukkaan UKK

The most sustainable student life in the world? 

According to AYY’s strategy, the Student Union will strive for carbon neutrality by 2030, but is the pursuit of carbon neutrality enough? We cannot measure the sustainability of our activities with just one metric.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Sampo Sainio

The message from ARTS must not go unheard

This spring at Väre, the expression of opinions of students could not have been missed. Teemu Palkki, an expert in educational policies, sheds light on the student union’s views on the situation of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Teemu Palkki blogikuva

AYY and TREY: Strict NO for the new pathway with tuition fees

We urge the Ministry of Education and Culture to provide funding for its pilot projects so that universities do not have to come up with detours to cover the costs.
Kannanotot ja lausunnot
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Sinisellä taustalla on AYY:n ja TREY:n logot ja teksti: "Pidämme erittäin huolestuttavana kehityskulkua, jossa normalisoidaan maksullisia reittejä korkeakoulutukseen."

Advance booking of facilities for the fall of 2022

AYY’s associations have the right to book rental saunas, event venues and meeting rooms in advance. In this booking round, you can book facilities for the period 8 Aug 2022 - 8 Jan 2023.
Ajankohtaista
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Kuvitus tilasta, jossa sohva, ikkuna ja kyltti saunaan

Frequently asked questions about housing and member services

Here you will find the answer to most of the questions the students have regarding housing applications, student cards and membership fees.

Students continuing their studies, in particular, should note that it is not possible to enrol for the academic year during the service break of study information systems between 31 July–8 Aug 2021. If you want your student status to be valid in the beginning of August, please enrol no later than 30 July.
Ajankohtaista
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Turkoosilla pohjalla valkoiset kysymysmerkit

Antti Ilmavirta appointed Executive Director of Aalto University Student Union

AYY’s Representative Council elected Antti Ilmavirta to the position of AYY’s Executive Director at its meeting on 20 Apr 2022. Ilmavirta will start in his position on 3 May.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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Antti Ilmavirta

Annual enrolment starts on 2 May - remember the health care fee

You can already enrol for the academic year 2022–2023 and pay the membership fee of the Student Union. A healthcare fee is paid separately to Kela, which entitles you to the FSHS services.
Ajankohtaista
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Kuva, jossa ihmiset kävelee poispäin
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