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One-time housing grant application for the consequences of COVID-19 for AYY members

AYY opens a scholarship application form for its members, through which AYY members can apply for one-time financial support to cover housing costs.
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Use of Otaniemi campus facilities

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.
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AYY tackles racism in its community – technical students’ songbook withdrawn from the market

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.
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Reservation calendar for AYY’s rental premises opened until 10 Jan 2021

Bookings for AYY’s rental facilities can now be made until 10 Jan 2021.

Commitments and press releases

Tarinoita kirjastosta
Ajankohtaista, Press release Published:

Use of Otaniemi campus facilities

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.
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Ajankohtaista, Press release Published:

AYY tackles racism in its community – technical students’ songbook withdrawn from the market

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.
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Integration and solutions to challenges faced by international students are needed now

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.
Kannanotot ja lausunnot Published:

Corona spring must not determine the future student admissions

Aalto University Student Union hopes that student admissions in spring 2020 will not be used as a starting point for student admissions in 2021.

Blog

Kolme opiskelijaa ideoi yhdessä
Blog Published:

Leave room for creativity and innovation – tuition fees are not the right solution

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.
Opiskelijat istumassa nurmikolla haalareissa
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Exceptional times must not become the new normal

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.
A remote meeting screenshot image with Aalto SDG developers Emma Sairanen and Aino Saarelainen
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Challenge-makers for Sustainable Development

“It is great to be able to motivate the entire Aalto community to make more sustainable choices”, say Aino Saarelainen and Emma Sairanen, who work with the AaltoSDG application. What else is included in the AaltoSDG work?
Kuvassa blogitekstin kirjoittaja Tua Videman.
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Ditch the cruises − keep the future

Influencing does not mean the end to your wonderful student life – volunteer culture, singing together at Smökki, Unisport league games, May Day – all of these are good and important matters, let’s keep them.

Weekly Newsletters

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Weekly Newsletter 23/2019

This is the spring’s last weekly newsletter. Have a sunny summer, everyone! The weekly newsletter will return from its summer break at the end of August. To while away your summer, why not visit AYY’s new website at beta.ayy.fi. Send us feedback and improvement ideas so we can make the website even better!
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Weekly Newsletter 22/2019

The weekly newsletter comes out for the last time this spring on Monday next week, 3 Jun. Because of Ascension Day, the materials for the spring’s last newsletter must be delivered by 10.00 am on Wednesday 29 May to [email protected]
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Weekly Newsletter 21/2019

Sunday is the day to vote in the European Parliament election. In Finland, you can still vote in advance until tomorrow, 21 May. You can vote at any advance polling station – for example, at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre in Otaniemi – and you only need to bring a photo ID. On the election day, Sun 26 May, you can only vote at your designated polling station.
The last weekly newsletter comes out on Mon 3 Jun. Because of Ascension Day, the materials for the spring’s last newsletter must be delivered by 10.00 am on Wednesday 29 May to [email protected]
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Weekly Newsletter 20/2019

AYY’s Annual Ball Week is here. Take part in the most amazing events this week. You can find the week’s events listed at https://ayy.fi/en/blog/2019/05/09/the-annual-ball-week-is-here/.

Come Work for AYY!

Aalto University Student Union employs 40 people, ranging from professionals who are just starting their careers to very experienced employees.

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AYY live

At AYY live, you can follow the Representative Council meetings, among other things.

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