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Aalto University Student Union’s Year 2019

In 2019, Aalto University Student Union built the Aalto community, recruited new management for AYY and focused on two national elections. Chair of the Board Tapio Hautamäki and Executive Director Elina Nieminen tell about the highlights of the year.
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Calendar contest by AYY and TOKYO for the academic year 2020–2021

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) and Arts and Design Students (TOKYO) announce a design contest for the Design Calendar for the academic year 2020–2021.
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The general housing allowance has complicated living with a friend - it may still be a good option for you

The transition to the general housing allowance in 2017 has made the situation of students living together more difficult. Students living together under a joint lease are interpreted as one household at Kela. This means that cohabitants apply for the housing allowance together, and the housing allowance is based on their total income. It may still be a good option for you.
AUS styrelsemedlemmar för året 2020
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Aalto University Student Union Board elected for 2020

Aalto University Student Union Board has been elected for 2020. AYY Representative Council elected the Board at its meeting on Thursday, 28 Nov, based on the proposal of Olli Kesseli, the former of the Board.

Commitments and press releases

Press release Published:

AYY is looking for student representatives for 2020 – some of the calls continue

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) has decided on 29 October 2019 to open a call for applications for student representatives in the Aalto University administration for the year 2020. Some calls continue until 8 December 11.59 pm because of the lack of applicants. The previous applications shall be considered without a new application.
AUS styrelsemedlemmar för året 2020
Ajankohtaista, Press release Published:

Aalto University Student Union Board elected for 2020

Aalto University Student Union Board has been elected for 2020. AYY Representative Council elected the Board at its meeting on Thursday, 28 Nov, based on the proposal of Olli Kesseli, the former of the Board.
Kannanotot ja lausunnot Published:

Democracy and peace must be achieved in Hong Kong

Aalto University Student Union, The Student Union of Hanken School of Economics and The National Union of University Students in Finland want to show their support and solidarity to students in Hong Kong, some of whom are still stuck on university campuses.
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Antti Pentikäinen elected as President of the Finnish Student Sports Federation OLL for 2020 - “We have a great year ahead!”

Today, the Finnish Student Sports Federation OLL elected Aalto’s Antti Pentikäinen as the new President of the Board at the general assembly in Jyväskylä.

Blog

Milla Friman, Vaisala Giant Leaper 2018, with the rain generator she constructed with the help of an automation expert.
Blog Published:

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.
Symbio's Junior Designer Valentin
Blog Published:

Creating the future at work!

Read Valentin's thoughts about joining Symbio as a Junior Designer after graduating from university.
Milla Ovaska, autor of the blog post.
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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.
Niina Hokkanen, author of the blog post.
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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.

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 staff members, from professionals just starting their careers to seasoned experts with years of experience.

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AYY live

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

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