Limit on gathering increases to 50 people on both campuses starting on 3 May 2021

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland has changed its order given on 19 April 2021, which prohibited gatherings of more than 20 people in the North Karelia and North Savo regions until 22 May 2021. According to the new order, the limit on gatherings is increased to 50 people starting on 3 May 2021. The order is in effect from 3 May 2021 to 31 May 2021.

The University of Eastern Finland follows the orders given by the Regional State Administrative Agency: between 3 and 31 May 2021 all teaching and events on both campuses must be organised so that no more than 50 people at a time are present in the same room. All guidelines relating to health and safety must still be followed.

Student Well-being services at TUUDO!

The student well-being services are now included in the TUUDO application in English and Finnish.

TUUDO is a non-mandatory, mobile application that supports you in your studies. You can register in TUUDO with your UEF username and password. TUUDO compiles your most often used, study-related services into a portable user interface.

In the new WELL-BEING menu, you can find information not only about health and well-being services for UEF students but also content for all students in Finland produced by Nyyti ry, a national organization for the promotion of students’ mental health and ability to study. The content of the new section is, in practice, equivalent to the pages “Student life and well-being” and “Providers of Help” in KAMU. Now you can access this information easily thorough your mobile phone whenever you need it.

It is also possible to give feedback through the well-being menu.

Further information:

Head of Student Services Tuija Pasanen, e-mail: tuija.pasanen@uef.fi (Student and Learning Services and Bridges -project 2021-2022)

Registration at the university for the academic year 2021-2022 starts on 3.5.2021

The annual registration at the university to students who are already enrolled at the university (i.e. are in their second, third, etc., year of studies) starts on 3.5.2021 and ends on 15.9.2021.

Registration is mandatory for all undergraduate as well as post-graduate degree students.

You can register electronically through the Oili-registration service. You can find the link to the Oili registration service in WebOodi as well. In the ‘Tools’ drop down menu, if you click on ‘Annual registration (Oili)’, you will be redirected to Oili to register.

For further instructions see annual registration.

Join Academic Bicycle Challenge 2021 in May!

Bicycles can change the world – at least a bit! Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) is the cycling campaign designed for staff and students of academic institutions. In recent years, more than 60 universities from all over the world participated, cycling hundreds of thousands of kilometres. This year the goal is to achieve even more!

During selected participation month, May, students and staff record cycled trips with free Naviki app. Various rankings in the app and on the ABC website allow comparing individual and common cycling activities globally and locally. Do students or staff cycle most? To which ranking position will our university climb? Are you ready for the challenge? Let’s find out!

Instructions for participation: https://www.go-abc.org/for-participants/

Remember that there are bike service points at Canthia in Kuopio and at Carelia in Joensuu where you can repair your bike if needed before the challenge starts!

Traditional 1st of May picnic concert by UEF big band RytmiHäiriköt 1.5.2021 at 2 pm

It’s time for RytmiHäirikkö’s favourite time of the year: 1st of May is here again!

Join us to see how the UEF big band RytmiHäiriköt spends the 1st of May alias “Vappu” in year 2021! Unfortunately we cannot organise our traditional picnic concert public & outside, but instead we warmly welcome you to join us via this online streaming event on 1st of May 2021 at 14.00-14.45. Link for the livestream here.

Spread your picnic table on your living room and dance along to the famous swing, rock and pop classics! See you on youtube while waiting for the summer and live events.

The concert is part of ISYY’s remote wappu programme, online at 12–17.

Thank you City of Joensuu and University of Eastern Finland for supporting us in organising this event!

Updating info can be found at RytmiHäiriköt Facebook page.

ISYY’s Wappu-broadcast

Vappu never ends! ISYY’s Wappu-broadcast begins today and starts The Hardest Wappu of Finland for this year.

The broadcast can be followed daily through ISYY’s webpage:

The broadcast includes all sorts of things and even though it is only in Finnish, you can have an extraordinary experience of the Finnish May Day celebrations!

We especially recommend joining us and watching the special broadcast on 30.4, featuring the traditions in Joensuu and Kuopio campuses.
Check the entire program for Wappu-broadcast
#ISYYetävappu

Wappu21
Wappu21

Join Academic Bicycle Challenge 2021 in May!

Bicycles can change the world – at least a bit! Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) is the cycling campaign designed for staff and students of academic institutions. In recent years, more than 60 universities from all over the world participated, cycling hundreds of thousands of kilometres. This year the goal is to achieve even more!

During selected participation month, May, students and staff record cycled trips with free Naviki app. Various rankings in the app and on the ABC website allow comparing individual and common cycling activities globally and locally. Do students or staff cycle most? To which ranking position will our university climb? Are you ready for the challenge? Let’s find out!

Instructions for participation: https://www.go-abc.org/for-participants/

Remember that there are bike service points at Canthia in Kuopio and at Carelia in Joensuu where you can repair your bike if needed before the challenge starts!

Discuss about life as a student with a trained peer counsellor

Hi, how are you? Would you like to discuss about your life as a student during covid-19 pandemic with a trained peer counsellor?

We are well-being coordinators, a part of UEF’s well-being action plan for student’s, coping trough life and studies during pandemic. With us you can talk about all kinds of topics, like your daily student life, well-being – or anything that comes to mind via remote connection. More info about our work can be found at student handbook Kamu.

UEF will contact every Master’s degree student via text-message during April. Answering to the text will let us know to contact you back. We are here for you, so don’t hesitate to answer to that text! We will be presenting our work and operation at the info session event on 28.4. Be there to meet us and ask questions! 😊

#hyvinvointiteko

Regards, well-being coordinators Janina, Ina, Leni, Aleksi and Katriina.

Janina Hautamäki janina.hautamaki@uef.fi, gsm +35850 5628694

Ina Grönlund ina.gronlund@uef.fi, gsm +35850 471 6022

Leni Kärkkäinen leni.karkkainen@uef.fi, gsm +35850 4523861

Aleksi Hintsala aleksi.hintsala@uef.fi, gsm +35850 574 4523

Katriina Ronkainen katriina.ronkainen@uef.fi, gsm +35850 351 3290

20-person limit on gatherings continues on both campuses until 22 May 2021

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland has continued its order which prohibits, in the municipalities of its area of jurisdiction, all public events and general meetings, both indoors and outdoors, which have more than 20 people attending. The order is in effect from 23 April 2021 to 22 May 2021 and it is applied to both Joensuu and Kuopio. In accordance with the Regional State Administrative Agency’s order, all teaching and events on both campuses must be organised so that no more than 20 people at a time are present in the same room.

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