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,

Welcome to ISYY’s 9th Annual Jubilee on 16 March 2019 in Kuopio!

Welcome to celebrate the 9th Annual Jubilee of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY)! The Annual Jubilee is held on Saturday 16 March 2019 in Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi in Kuopio.

Programme

The greeting reception starts at 4:30 pm on Saturday 16 March at VB Photographic Centre (Kuninkaankatu 14–16). Please reserve your greeting turn when registering.

After the event, we will proceed to Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi’s banquet room Puikkari (Minna Canthin katu 16), where the Jubilee Dinner starts at 6 pm.

After the festivities proper, we will proceed to the after-party in the restaurant Apteekkari at 11 pm (Vuorikatu 24).

Dinner Cards and the Menu

The price of the dinner card is 80 euros for ISYY members and 100 euros for other guests. You may choose between Menu Canth (includes meat) and Menu Topelius (vegan).

Menu Canth:

  • Salted and sugared salmon, coriander mayonnaise and salmon roe (L,G)
  • Smoked pork neck, bolete and oats risotto and tarragon sauce (L)
  • Blueberry sorbet, meadowsweet-almond cake and cottage cheese mousse (L,G)

Menu Topelius:

  • Roasted beetroot, lemon mayonnaise and hazelnuts
  • Gratin with pulled oats, seasonal green salad
  • Mango-passion sorbet, raspberry sauce

Dress Code

The dress code for the Annual Jubilee is a full evening dress or a dark suit with academic decorations.

Herring Breakfast

On Sunday 17 March we will gather for a Herring Breakfast at 12 o’clock noon at the Tiukanlinna facilities (Yliopistonranta 1 J). The price of the Herring Breakfast is 20 euros.

Transportation to the Herring Breakfast departs in front of Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi at 11:30 am where we will proceed to pick up passengers behind Kuopio City Hall at 11:45 am. Please be on time!

Accommodation and Transportation

Annual Jubilee guests have the option to rent hotel rooms at Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi. Twenty standard rooms have been reserved for the guests.

Prices: 100 €/ single room, 120 €/ double room. Special priced rooms can be reserved with the reservation code BISYY until 28 February 2019.

For the Annual Jubilee, free bus transport is available from Joensuu to Kuopio and back. The bus departs from Joensuu at 2:30 pm in front of the Carelia building and leaves from Kuopio at 1:30 am.

Registration and Payment Instructions

Register for the Annual Jubilee, the Herring Breakfast and the bus transport from Joensuu to Kuopio and back with the registration form. Please register only one person at a time.

Invited guests should confirm their seats by registering no later than 1 March. Registration is binding and we will send a confirmation message to the guests with seats.

Register for the Annual Jubilee at:

Google Forms: ISYY’s Annual Jubilee registration form

Make the payment by bank transfer to ISYY’s account:

  • Account number: FI59 5770 0520 2461 55
  • Payee: the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland
  • Please write the following on the message field when making the payment: ISYY9v / names of the participants / the organization you represent / information on things included in the payment besides the dinner card, e.g. Herring Breakfast

Welcome to celebrate with us!

Read More:

Facebook: ISYY’s Annual Jubilee

Sokoshotels.fi: Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi

Further Information:

Heli Komulainen, ISYY’s Annual Jubilee Toastmaster, the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland, vuosijuhlat [at] isyy.fi

Aleksi Kinnunen, the Executive Board Vice Chair, the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland, tel. +358 44 576 8404, kampuspj.kuopio [at] isyy.fi

Short term loans for UEF laptop computers are now available

There are 10 HP laptops and 2 iPads for short term loans available on both UEF campuses. The devices are meant to be borrowed only for a short term, up to 4 hours at a time.

To borrow a device, register as a user for the Optima vending machine, located in the Joensuu university library and the Kuopio Oppari facilities.  

For more information about borrowing the devices, see asiointi.uef.fi (eServices) or Kamu https://kamu.uef.fi/en/student-book/oppari-services-for-students/

IT Services 

Holiday season opening hours in the UEF Library

The campus libraries are open on the days around Christmas and at the turn of the year.
During this time, we will generally be open from Monday to Friday between 8am–4pm.
Exceptions in the opening hours will initiate on Saturday, December 22nd.
The normal opening hours will be resumed on Monday, January 7th, 2019.

The KUH Medical Library has limited opening hours, as it will be closed from December 21st, 2018 to January 6th, 2019.

In Joensuu campus, the Carelia 24/7 Learning Space will not be available between December 21st and 26th, 2018.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019!

More information: library [at] uef.fi

Current opening hours can be found on the UEF Library’s web page.

UEF Library’s News

On Friday 30th November 2018, Campus Libraries and KUH Medical Library are closed

The UEF Library staff is attending a seminar day in Kuopio on Friday 30th November, and due to this, the libraries are closed on the mentioned day.
On Saturday 1st December, Joensuu and Kuopio Campus Libraries are open normally between 10-14.

Exceptional opening hours at the Campus Libraries and KUH Medical Library on Independence Day

On Wednesday 5th of December, 2018 the Campus Libraries and the KUH Medical Library will be open as follows:

Joensuu Campus Library 8am – 4pm
Kuopio Campus Library 8am – 4pm
KUH Medical Library 9am – 4pm

On Independence Day Thursday 6th of December, 2018 all the Campus Libraries will be closed.

Happy Independence Day!

More about campus library opening hours: Opening hours
For more information: library[at]uef.fi

 

ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parades in Joensuu and Kuopio on 6.12.2018

The traditional Independence Day Torch Parades of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY) will be held in Joensuu and Kuopio on 6.12.2018.

The Torch Parades are one of the oldest and most respected traditions of the Student Union and ISYY warmly welcomes all students to participate in them.

Detailed information on the Torch Parades below:

Joensuu:

Independence Day Torch Parade in Joensuu on 6.12.2018
ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parade, Joensuu Facebook event

Kuopio:

Independence Day Torch Parade in Kuopio on 6.12.2018
ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parade, Kuopio Facebook event

Login to Ellibs now via Haka authentication

As of Tuesday 2nd of October, to borrow Ellibs e-books you only need to log in to the service with your personal University of Eastern Finland user account (Haka login). You no longer need a separate Ellibs account. Despite the change, books currently on loan remain so until the end of the loan period. However, old Ellibs accounts, information on previous loans and browsing history are no longer available. In order to read most of the e-books you are still required to install Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire Reader software on your device.

When you log in to Ellibs for the first time using the Haka authentication, the service will request your permission to store the user ID. After you grant permission, you will be directed to the user authentication site and after that redirected back to Ellibs.

For more information: acquisitions [at] uef.fi