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Happy new academic year

Aalto University Student Union's Chair of the Board Ida Parkkinen held a ceremonial speech at Aalto Day One 5.9.2023.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Ida Parkkinen

Apply to SYL’s General Assembly Delegation or to candidacy for the SYL Board!

The National Union of University Students in Finland SYL represents university students in national decision-making. The plan of work and policy paper guiding SYL’s advocacy work will be approved at the General Assembly, where the Board of the Union will also be elected. The 2022 General Assembly will be held on 17ꟷ18 Nov 2023 at Tampere.
Ajankohtaista
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People in a meeting looking at the camera, smiling.

AYY will discontinue associations website services

AYY to discontinue associations' website services by the end of 2023
Ajankohtaista
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How to be a good ally to the LGBTQ+ community

In this blog post, Aalto University’s LGBTQ+ association GAYY delves into the essence of Pride, explores the role of being a good ally, and sheds light on the current progress for LGBTQ+ rights in Finland and the world.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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People sitting in front of a bar named The Stonewall Inn, decorated with rainbows

Student register discriminates gender minorities – we demand actions from universities

Pride month won’t go unnoticed: universities wave rainbow flags and say beautiful words about supporting LGBTQIA+ minorities. But how is the reality – how does for example supporting gender minorities come true at the moment?
Ajankohtaista, Kannanotot ja lausunnot
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AYY x SHS x ÅAS x HYY x SYL x OYY x LYY: Student register discriminates gender minorities - we demand actions from universities

Finland not committed to students at all – good and bad of the Government Programme

We went through the Government Programme “A strong and committed Finland”. Students will be in for a rough ride in many sectors, but the programme also includes a few positive proposals.
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AYY to oblige residents to take out home insurance

To protect the interests of residents, AYY will oblige its residents to take out home insurance in the future. A requirement for home insurance will be included in the new leases starting in the autumn.
Ajankohtaista
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Woman's hands holding a book in her lap.

Changes to AYY’s resident selection in the autumn

Changes will be made to the resident selection of Aalto University Student Union. The changes are related to the reform of housing regulations. We will provide more information on changes in the autumn once the systems have been tested and we can implement the changes.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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Laptop, teacup and snacks on a table.

Annual enrolment ends on 1st September - remember the health care fee

You can enrol for the academic year 2023–2024 and pay the membership fee of the Student Union until 1st September. 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

Resident survey of the spring – location and friendly staff received praise, room for improvement in cleanliness

In the spring of 2023, we carried out a resident survey to find out how well we have managed to serve our members as a renter.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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A student home with a table, bed and a couch.

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) is looking for communications specialist!

Come and create meaningful and effective communications for AYY!
Recruitment
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picture of a unicorn with a megofone shouting that AYY is hiring

Stop the insidious expansion of fee-paying education

The pathway studies started last year by Aalto University and Tampere University are being expanded to the University of Oulu.
Kannanotot ja lausunnot
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AYY, TREY & OYY: "Lopettakaa maksullisen koulutuksen salakavala laajentaminen!"
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