Weekly Newsletter of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä 13.-26.11.2017
- Confirm your contact information on the FSHC self-service
- Council of representatives election results and the last meeting of the current council
- JYY takes part in developing Nuuskakuja block
- Well-being week is here!
- Ilokivi movies
- Jylkkäri assistant meeting
- Indian Evening
- Developing session of Kela’s phone service
- UN Association of Jyväskylä events
- Winter biking event
- Beaujolais Nouveaus evening
- Moose Cup 2017
- JYU International Student Barometer – tell us about your student experience and win 1000€!
CONFIRM YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION ON THE FSHC SELF-SERVICE
If you have not entered your contact details into the Finnish Student Health Service Self-service yet, please make it soon. That is the only way to get information about relevant messages sent to you via the service, such as health inquiries and forms to be filled in, as well as the information concerning your appointments. You can also choose whether you prefer receiving the notifications by sms or e-mail.
Further information: http://www.yths.fi/en/self
COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTION RESULTS AND THE LAST MEETING OF THE CURRENT COUNCIL
The percentage of voters in JYY Council of Representatives election, which ended on Wednesday 8th of November, was 29%. This is 9 percentage points higher than in two past elections. Read more about the election results and about the new council here: https://jyy.fi/en/election/results/
The current council meets for the last time on Wednesday 15th of November at 17.15 in Ilokivi upstairs. The strategy for years 2018-2022, JYY’s action plan and the budget for 2018 will be discussed. In addition, the student representatives for university’s bodies will be chosen. The council meetings are open for all the student union members.
JYY TAKES PART IN DEVELOPING NUUSKAKUJA BLOCK
JYY takes part in developing the Nuuskakuja block, located right next to the city centre. In addition to KOAS buildings, JYY is planning apartments for both students and visiting lecturers and researchers.
WELL-BEING WEEK IS HERE!
There are many fun, free of charge well-being events in the programme of the well-being week. During this week, you can take part in Academic Sports’ group fitness classes and ball game sessions free of charge, by showing your student card!
See the whole programme: https://www.korkeakoululiikunta.fi/en
KAMPUS KINO: LUMIÈRE! (2016)
Tue 14.11. at 18, Ilokivi downstairs
A collection of restored prints from the Lumière Brothers. Languages: French; Subtitles: Finnish, Swedish. Tickets: 8/6€
KAMPUS KINO: OLIIVIPUU (EL OLIVO) (2016)
Tue 21.11. at 18, Ilokivi downstairs
A girl, her uncle and a friend start an emotional travel to recover a family tree. Languages: Spanish, German, English, French; Subtitles: Finnish, Swedish. Tickets: 8/6€
JYLKKÄRI ASSISTANT MEETING
Tue 14.11. at 16, Ylä-Ruth cabinet
We are constantly looking for new assistants to help us create a kind of newspaper that students in Jyväskylä want to read. No previous writing or photographing experience is required, as Jylkkäri staff will help and advice when needed. We offer coffee, tea and small snacks!
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/713174992215573/
Tue 14.11. at 17-21, Musica Boombox
JYY has been doing development cooperation with Indian partners for over 10 years. In the end of this year our cooperation is coming to its end and we want to celebrate our achievements with an Indian themed event! Come and learn some Indian dances, hear about our work and achievements in Bal Rashmi Society, admire beautiful photos from India and buy amazing (student-priced) Indian food, prepared on the spot!
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1925879687430146/
DEVELOPING SESSION OF KELA’S PHONE SERVICE
Tue 14.11. at 16:15, in the back of Ilokivi cafeteria
Social Insurance Institute Kela develops their national phone service and wants to hear student opinions. There will be a group discussion on the future of good phone service. Free coffee, Kela’s pens and safety reflectors are offered!
UN ASSOCIATION ON JYVÄSKYLÄ EVENTS
GENERAL MEETING OF UNA
Wed 15.11. at 17, Agora, Lea Pulkkinen auditorium
In the meeting, we will approve the strategy and budget and select the new board for the term 2018.
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2021149548129875/
INTERNSHIP AND CAREER EVENING
Thu 16.11. at 17, Building L, auditorium L303
If you want to hear how it is to work or do an internship in an international organization, United Nations or other interesting places, this is an event for you!The event will be held in English.
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1719982914976379/
EXCURCION TO HELSINKI
During the excursion we will visit UNPD Finland, The Finnish NGDO Platform to the EU Kehys and Finnish Church Aid’s Changemaker.
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/498749840509820/
WINTER BIKING EVENT
Wed 22.11. at 14-17, in front of Liikunta building
JYPS, the city of Jyväskylä and the university organize and event for winter bikers. Everyone gets juice, Fair Trade coffee and tea and small snacks! Those, who don’t yet have a light on their bike, will receive a LED-light.
Further information: http://www.jyps.fi/c99-keskustelu-ja-tiedotus/c20-tiedotteet/pyorailytalvi-2017 (in Finnish)
BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAUS EVENING
Thu 16.11 at 18:30, Ruusupuisto, RUU D101.1
Every year the third Thursday of November the new Beaujolais wines hit markets. “Soirée de Beaujolais nouveau” is a traditional fête organized by Astérix, the association of the Romance philology students of the University of Jyväskylä. The celebration naturally takes place on the Beaujolais nouveau day, which falls to the 16th of November this year. In addition to the new Beaujolais, freshly bottled Gamay red wine, we also offer various kinds of cheese, snacks and other good things to eat to ensure that the wine goes down and the atmosphere stays amazing. Soyez les bienvenus !
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/494564427592002/
MOOSE CUP 2017
Wed 22.11. at 8-16, Monitoimitalo
Moose Cup is the annual floorball tournament for all the students of the University of Jyväskylä! In this tournament your floorball skills do not matter, the most important thing is to have fun and meet new people. In addition to a great atmosphere, we also offer great prizes! The entering fee is 3 euros/participant.
Further information: http://www.moosecup2017.jimdo.com
JYU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT BAROMETER – TELL US ABOUT YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE AND WIN 1000€!
Deadline 13 November
This is your chance to tell us about your experience at the University of Jyväskylä in terms of learning, support services and student life in general. The survey only takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and by taking it you help us develop the international student experience at JYU – and you could win a € 1000 cash prize for yourself or for a charity of your choice!
All data is handled anonymously and with absolute confidentiality. The results of the survey will be reported in spring 2018. If you have any questions or comments regarding the survey do not hesitate to get in touch.
More information: Anna Grönlund, Head of Internationalization, firstname.lastname@example.org Division of Strategic Planning & Development
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