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Kuva, jossa ihmiset kävelee poispäin
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Annual enrolment started on 3 May - remember the health care fee and take into account a service break in August

You can already enrol for the academic year 2021–2022 and pay the membership fee of the Student Union. A healthcare fee is paid separately to Kela, which entitles you to the FSHS services.
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Letters for moving residents

Are you moving in or out of AYY’s apartment? Did you receive the information letter for new/leaving residents in your email? If not, you can check the current reminders here.
Kuvitus tilasta, jossa sohva, ikkuna ja kyltti saunaan
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Advance booking of facilities for the autumn of 2021

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 9 Aug 2021–9 Jan 2022.
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Equality analysis of the songbook is completed - work on the new songbook is progressing

The equality analysis of Teekkarilauluja songbook brings up injustice in the singing culture. The recurring male perspective and the role of women only in connection with active males were found to be particularly problematic. The songbook also included violent, homophobic, racist and other discriminatory lyrics. The analysis provides a good starting point for the equality work in Aalto University Student Union and the work of the editorial board of the songbook. Work on the new songbook is progressing.

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AYY:n toimisto ulkoa
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Updated corona release: the Services Office is open only to movers and rental facilities will remain closed

AYY actively follows government releases and considers the health and well-being of its members, volunteers, associations, and employees in all its actions. The release will be updated when new measures are introduced.
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Equality analysis of the songbook is completed - work on the new songbook is progressing

The equality analysis of Teekkarilauluja songbook brings up injustice in the singing culture. The recurring male perspective and the role of women only in connection with active males were found to be particularly problematic. The songbook also included violent, homophobic, racist and other discriminatory lyrics. The analysis provides a good starting point for the equality work in Aalto University Student Union and the work of the editorial board of the songbook. Work on the new songbook is progressing.
Kuvassa Väreen ulkoseinälle ripustettuna lakanat, joille on maalattu teksti "Valoisaa Wappua". Lakanaa katsoo henkilö opiskelijahaalarissa ja teekkarilakissa.
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WappuApu fundraiser to help in the midst of the coronavirus – Aalto University students launch a fundraiser to alleviate the loneliness of young people

WappuApu fundraiser organised by Aalto University Student Union’s Fuksi Committee is launched in Otaniemi on 31 Mar. WappuApu supports the battle of HelsinkiMissio against the loneliness of young people. The time of the coronavirus has further intensified the distress of loneliness experienced by many young people.
Kuvassa kuvitus, jossa violetilla pohjalla on käsi, jonka päällä on violetti sydän
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The Ministry of Education and Culture granted aid for AYY – tell us how we could improve the well-being of students during the corona pandemic!

The Ministry of Education and Culture granted Aalto University Student Union a special subsidy of EUR 100,000 for AYY’s project to support the well-being of students and increase the sense of community during the remote period. Now we are asking you students: what could we do to increase your well-being and the sense of community?

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Kuvassa Milja Leinonen teekkarilakki päässä, ilme on totinen
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Thoughts on safe student culture and technical students

Milja Leinonen, Vice Chair of the Aalto University Student Union Board and Chair of the Board 2021 wrote a blog post about her thoughts regarding the current debate and her own experiences as a technical student.
Keskellä henkilö ja teksti Hae hallopediksi
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Apply to be a student representative – it’s worth it!

Acting as Student Representative in Administration is a means to change the Aalto community.
Kuva Milja Leinosesta
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About sustainable economy and Aino magazine – why AYY stops publishing student media for now

The student media has played a role in the building of the Aalto community. However, now that AYY has existed for 10 years, the Representative Council decided to discontinue the student media on the basis of a proposal from the Board – how did we end up to this situation?
Alhaalta päin kohti taivasta otettu kuva Atlantinkadun kohteesta
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What if overperforming is muting your life?

20% of Aalto’s students are at risk of burnout (AllWell 2020) and even more have difficulties with coping on a smaller scale. AYY's board member Tua Videman has an impression that quite a few of us strive for one hundred per cent performance and try to take care of everything they have promised at the cost of their own well-being.

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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Letters for moving residents

Are you moving in or out of AYY’s apartment? Did you receive the information letter for new/leaving residents in your email? If not, you can check the current reminders here.

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