ISYY Association Days on 15.-17.4.2019

Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY) organizes Association Days on 15.4.2019 at Kuopio campus and on 16.-17.4.2019 at Joensuu campus. Come and find out what ISYY and associations close to it have to offer. It’s also possible that you’ll find some new activities from Association Days! ISYY Association Days are open for everybody and there’s no entrance fee.

Time schedule
Kuopio | Snellmania’s lobby:
Mon 15.4. at 10am-2pm: Student organizations, clubs, other organizations

Joensuu | Carelia’s lobby:
Tue 16.4. at 10am-2pm: Student organizations
Wed 17.4. at 10am-2pm: Clubs and other organizations

Exhibitors must fill the registration form below on 9.4. at 12:00 the latest. Registration forms and instructions can be found on ISYY’s website.

ISYY’s Events Related to the Parliamentary Elections 2019

The 2019 Finnish parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in April. The election day is Sunday the 14th of April and the advance voting takes place between the 3rd and 9th of April. The Student Union (ISYY) is organising parliamentary elections themed events on both of our campuses. During the weeks 13 and 14, ISYY will arrange Election Fairs, Panel Discussions and Election Infos on both campuses.

See the detailed information on the events on ISYY’s website.

31 March Concert: The UEF Big Band RytmiHäiriköt feat. Sami Pitkämö – trip to Las Vegas!

Already have a Vegas stamp in your passport?

Yes or no, you now have the chance to experience the shimmering neon lights of Las Vegas in the joint concert of UEF Orchestra RytmiHäiriköt and versatile jazz musician Sami Pitkämö! The trip to Vegas will take you through a musical journey from Frank Sinatra to Elvis with Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Shirley Basset, Engelbert Humperdinck and many other classics as cherries on the top.

Concert will take the audience to the land of Las Vegas with lights, dancers and stylish choices of music. Live projection ensures that the audience feels to be as close to the stage as possible.

Advance ticket sales are open at Carelicum, Levy-Eskot, Kimmon soitin and office of ISYY. Leave the gamblin’ to Vegas, and get your tickets now while there’s still many to spare. You will have won yourself a fine concert to be sure.

Showtime: Sunday 31 March 2019 at 6–9 pm
Place: Carelia Hall, Yliopistokatu 4

Tickets: 20/10 €

Welcome!

Do you want to take part in commercializing research?

Are you studying business as your major or minor subject? Do you want to apply your skills in an interdisciplinary context? We are looking for students who together with researchers want to explore the opportunities to commercialize innovations done in our university. Enroll now to the course “Entrepreneurial Project Work” (5215219) in weboodi. When we get a commission from our researchers, we inform you about it through weboodi. If the commission interests you, you can apply for it. If the requirements and your skills match, you may get an opportunity to be part of commercializing an innovation, examining customer potential and behaviour, working on business or financing plans or contacting possible customers. Depending on the commission you have a possibility to earn 1-6 ECTS. The course is open all year round.

  • Further information: www.uef.fi/en/web/kauppatieteet/toimeksianto
  • In Weboodi: Entrepreneurial Project Work, 5215219
  • Teacher: Helen Reijonen, helen.reijonen@uef.fi

UEF Strategy 2030 Student Survey open until 10 April

Student, it’s your time to shine! Let us know what the university should be like in the future. How can we support the progress of your studies? What should we take into consideration in the university’s new strategy? You can participate in the formulation of the University of Eastern Finland’s strategy for 2030 by responding to this survey no later than 10 April.

For further information, please contact: Coordinator, jarkko.tirronen@uef.fi or Director of Planning and Development, soili.makkonen@uef.fi

Please notice that the default language of the student survey is Finnish. To view the survey in English, you need to choose English from the language menu.

If you use shared (public) computer, please clear the browsing data after you have answered the survey.

>> Link to survey

Bread Giveaway at Studentia, Kuopio on Tuesdays and Fridays

Virvatuli ry, an association for donating discard and extra food, starts giving away free bread in the lobby of Studentia (Yliopistorata 3, entry through the A door) on week 11 (of 2019). The bread is leftover bread from shops and bakeries, and students are free to take it for themselves.

The association will deliver the bread to the lobby of the Studentia building, next to tables near the porters’ post weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays until the end of May. The delivery should take place by noon. Please note that the delivery will only take place if there is bread to be delivered. If there is no bread to be given away, no extra notice will be posted. If you’re interested in the free bread, please visit Studentia and check out if there’s bread to go around.

For more information, please contact Ann-Lis Riikonen (phone 040 734 8458, email al.savonia(at)gmail.com<http://gmail.com>) from Virvatuli ry.

Bread giveaway at Studentia on Tuesdays and Fridays

Virvatuli ry, an association for donating discard and extra food, starts giving away free bread in the lobby of Studentia building (address: Yliopistonranta 3, entrance A) on week 11 (of 2019). The bread is leftover bread from shops and bakeries, and students are free to take it for themselves.

The association will deliver the bread to the lobby of the Studentia building, next to tables near the porters’ post weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays until the end of May. The delivery should take place by noon. Please note that the delivery will only take place if there is bread to be delivered. If there is no bread to be given away, no extra notice will be posted. If you’re interested in the free bread, please visit Studentia and check out if there’s bread to go around.

For more information, please contact Ms. Ann-Lis Riikonen, tel. +358 40 734 8458, email: al.savonia(at)gmail.com, from Virvatuli ry.

ISYY’s Smiles and Complaints Week on 11.–15. Mar 2019

Speak Your Mind – ISYY’s Smiles and Complaints Week on 11.–15. Mar 2019

This spring’s Smiles and Complaints Week takes place on 11.–15.3.2019. During the Smiles and Complaints Week, you can send feedback via the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland to ISYY, the University, FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service), Amica or any other party involved in students’ life. You can give us feedback by post-it notes at ISYY feedback desks, by speaking your mind at the stands or by filling in our electronic feedback form.

What deserves a smile? What’s wrong? What gives you grey hair? Tell us, and we’ll take your feedback forward! The feedback is given anonymously.

You can give us feedback by filling in the online form (during week 11). The form will open on 11.3.2019 at 9 am and close on Sun 17.3.2019 at 23.59 pm.

Electronic feedback form:

Google Forms: Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback form.

 

Smiles and Complaints Week in Joensuu

You’re welcome to give us your feedback at the Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback desk at Carelia entrance hall on 12.3.2019 at 10–14.

You can also give your feedback by post-it notes during the week (11.–15.3.2019) at Agora, Borealis, Carelia, Educa, Futura, Metria and Natura halls.

 

Smiles and Complaints Week in Kuopio

You’re welcome to give us your feedback at Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback desk at Snellmania entrance hall on 12.3.2019 at 10–14.

You can also give your feedback by post-it notes during the week (11.–15.3.2019) at Snellmania and Canthia entrance halls.

More Information:

Susanna Remes, Executive Board member in charge of Social Politics, Development Cooperation, Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland, susanna.remes@isyy.fi<mailto:susanna.remes@isyy.fi>, tel. +358 (0) 44 576 8403

Saara Tenhovuori, Executive Board member in charge of Academic Affairs,