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Recruitment for Teekkarius 150 section is now open! Now is your chance to participate in making the best student life in the world.
Ajankohtaista
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Vapaaehtoishaku vuodelle 2021 pääkuva

Access codes available for many of AYY’s rental facilities, accessibility updates and saunas heated by users

Instead of keys, many facilities can be accessed with access codes and there is more information on accessibility on the website. The saunas can be heated at a time that suits you.
Ajankohtaista
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Musta kulkukoodilaite tiiliseinällä

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.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Alhaalta päin kohti taivasta otettu kuva Atlantinkadun kohteesta

Call for applications for student representatives in the Doctoral Programme Committees of Aalto University

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) opens a call for applications for student representatives in the Aalto University Doctoral Programme Committees for the year 2021.  Some calls continue until 12 October 11.59 pm because of the lack of applicants. The previous applications will be considered without a new application.
Ajankohtaista
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Lawns into meadows – a research project for increasing biodiversity in Otaniemi

AYY is involved in a research project that investigates solutions to biodiversity loss.
Ajankohtaista
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A collection of wildflower seeds in boxes

The Design Calendar 2020–2021 reflecting elementary school nostalgia

AYY’s and TOKYO’s calendar for the academic year 2020–2021 is here – ready to organise and brighten up your days. Graphic Designer Mirka Larjomaa talks about her inspiration behind the design.
Ajankohtaista, Blog
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Kuva design-kalenterin 2020-2021 kannesta

Aalto University Student Union to cancel mass events of autumn

The Board of Aalto University Student Union is cancelling the major student events in the autumn due to COVID-19. Academic dinner parties, pub crawls, student parties and festivals will not be organised as physical events. AYY is exploring the possibility of organising safe alternative events.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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Fall 2020 FAQ for Aalto international students

A collection of information of the most frequently asked questions and themes this fall 2020 for Aalto University's international students.
Ajankohtaista
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Opiskelija kirjastossa

Changes to the autumn's events

The coronavirus is causing changes to the autumn’s events. The Board of Aalto University Student Union has decided to postpone the AYY10 Annual Ball and events of the Anniversary Week until spring 2021 and to cancel Aalto Afterparty and Otasuunnistus. The events originally planned to take place in September were, after all, expected to attract several hundreds of attendees – the Annual Ball even a thousand.
Ajankohtaista, Press release
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“See talent!” – Aalto University Student Union challenges employers to more diverse recruitment

Aalto University Student Union’s #seetalent campaign encourages employers to pay attention to diversity in the working life and reminds them of the benefits of diverse communities. Aalto University is an international and multicultural university, so the Student Union wishes it were easier than at present for international students to find employment in Finland.
Press release
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#NäeOsaaja-kampanjan kuva

Housing services want to create the best student life in the world

Housing is one of Aalto University Student Union’s most important member services. In this blog, Service Manager Riitu Nuutinen writes about the operating principles and goals of the housing services and addresses current issues in AYY’s housing.
Blog
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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.
Ajankohtaista
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Two hands pictured writing in notebooks.
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