The University of Eastern Finland welcomes all students, staff members, supporters and friends of the university to join our Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2021-2022 on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, at 2.15 p.m. in Auditorium AU100, Aurora building, Yliopistokatu 2, Joensuu campus. The Opening Ceremony starting at 2.15 pm can also be followed online.
1.00 p.m. Opening Ceremony Time of Prayer
Liturgy by Sanna Kauppinen and Teemu Toivonen
Speech by Esko Ryökäs and Suvi-Maria Saarelainen
Music by Maria Takala-Roszczenko ja Varvara Merras-Häyrynen
Link for to follow the ceremony.
2.15 p.m. OPENING CEREMONY
Rector Jukka Mönkkönen
Chairman, Doctor of Social Sciences
h.c. Erkki Liikanen
Address by the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland
Chair of the Executive Board Vesa Janhunen
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy with Mari-Annika Heikkilä as the Conductor
The Finnish National Anthem
The Opening Ceremony will be hosted by University Teacher Sanna Niskanen and Director of Language Centre Lauri Tolkki.