Join us for the January Kick Off events and kick off the new year in style! From exciting winter activities to exploring the campus and city, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Meet new friends, discover what our student community has to offer, and create lasting memories. These events are open to all international and Finnish students! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with others and have fun🙂


All events are free of charge, but please register beforehand via KideApp.

Registration links for the events will be added on this page one week before the event.

International speed friending night

26.1. at 18:00-21:00, Tilia (T-building)

Come and meet new friends at our speed friending bingo night. We’ll start the evening off by playing speed friending in small groups, and then you’re welcome to stay and spend a relaxed evening chatting with your new friends.

Register here!

Winter wonder event

29.1 at 10:00-13:00 at Laajavuori

More information & registration link will be added.


January Kick Off events are organized by the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä (JYY)

These events will follow JYY’s safer space policy: By participating in the events, you agree to comply with the JYY Safer Space Policy.

For more information:


Are you looking to get involved in planning and creating international events with your fellow students? Join us for our January Kick Off event team, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet other students who are enthusiastic about internationalisation.

Please reach out to to join our volunteer team.