JYYbelong Events in Spring 2023

  • Interdisciplinary Speed Friending -nights
  • Let’s lunch together!
  • Baking Evenings
  • Art Club
  • Ghibli Appro 2023

Do you have creative ideas for enhancing community spirit that you would like to do together with others? Are you interested in volunteering for fun and casual events?


Suvi Liukkonen
+358 45 137 1961

JYYbelong will organise events to promote and support the well-being and community of all students during the next spring 2023.

JYYbelong start!

Monday 23th of January,  at Ilokivi Venue, at 4pm-5pm

Join JYYbelong and experience a fun and creative community! Meet new people, share ideas, and organise inspiring events for all students.

Don’t miss out on our relaxed start-up meeting next Monday, January 23rd at 4-5 pm at Ilokivi Venue. Come as you are, let’s share some ideas and get started together 🙂


Ghibli Appro first volunteer meeting

Tuesday, 17th of January, at Ilokivi Venue, at 4pm-6pm

This year JYYbelong is organizing a Japanese themed event week Ghibli Appro 2023 in March 13.3.-17.3.!

Do you want to join us in creating the most amazing Appro event? You will get valuable experience in event planning and be part of an incredible volunteer team. You will have the opportunity to create event with other students. If you wish, you can receive a certificate for volunteering.
We will have our first meeting for the Ghibli Appro 2023 volunteers, on Tuesday, 17th of January, at Ilokivi Venue, at 16-18.

You are warmly welcome to join our Ghibli Appro team 2023! Come to hear more in our first volunteer meeting!

JYYbelong speedfriending

Join us for an easy and fun way to get to know other students from different disciplines and backgrounds at our cross-disciplinary speed friending events.

More information and registration link to be added later.

Baking nights

Let’s bake together every month! By volunteering, you get the chance to plan what we bake with other students and organise a baking night. Baking evenings are held at Boombox Musica once a month.

More information and registration link to be added later.

Art Club

Every Tuesday, 6-8 pm

University Library Lähde, room B248 (Väite)

Join us every Tuesday from 6-8pm at JYYbelong Art Club, where we come together to explore our creativity and passion for art!

Each week, we’ll have a new theme to draw inspiration from, but you’re also free to create whatever you wish. Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced artist, all students are welcome to join us at room B248 at University Library.

Basic art supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own too! Best of all, it’s completely free and no previous art experience is required. See you there!

Ghibli Appro

To get a Ghibli Appro jumpsuit badge, you must attend three Ghibli film screenings or three workshops or a total of three workshops/Ghibli film screenings.

The films cost €6-8, the workshops €3-7 and the concert €10-12. The films are in Japanese with subtitles in Finnish. The workshops are held in English and they’re a great place to get to know other students!

PROGRAMMEMonday 13.3.

Karate workshop 1:00-2:30 pm @ Ilokivi Venue
Origami workshop 3:00-5:30 pm @ Ilokivi Venue
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 6:00 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Tuesday 14.3.

Calligraphy workshop 3:00-5:30 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

A castle in the sky: Laputa 6:00 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Wednesday 15.3.

Manga workshop 3:00-5:30 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Princess Mononoke 6:00 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Thursday 16.3.

Kiki’s Delivery Service 6:00 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Ghibli concert 8.30 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Friday 17.3.

Cat Returns 1:00 pm @ Ilokivi Venue

Sushi workshop 7:00-9:00 pm @ Restaurant Ilokivi

The event will follow JYY’s safer space policy. By participating in the event, you agree to comply with the JYY Safer Space Policy. You can read the to the Safer Space Policy from our website.

The premises of the Student House Ilokivi, including Ilokivi Venue and restaurant Ilokivi, have been renovated to be accessible in the 2017 major renovation. More information about the accessibility can be found from our website here.

Address of Student House Ilokivi is Keskussairaalantie 2.

Let’s lunch together!

Would you like to meet new friends over lunch? Be part of a relaxed lunch team and organise a lunch for other students.

Let’s have lunch as a group at several different student lunch restaurants during the spring.