The Student Union Central Office is located in the Student House Ilokivi at the Seminaarinmäki campus. There serve the Union’s employees who are responsible for guidance services as well as other practical affairs.


You can contact the Union’s specialists in any matters regarding student life.

Teemu Vasama

The Executive Director is in charge of all aspects of the Student Union, so she will hold answers to any questions concerning the Union or its administration.

Petro Pitkänen

The Member Services Secretary is your closest contact as a member of the Student Union. He is available during office opening hours and responds to queries. You can contact him by phone, email or Telegram/Whatsapp!

Ira Vainikainen

The Specialist in Academic Affairs is in charge of trusteeship work regarding quality of education, national education policy and the university's structures. She also coordinates the training of tutors and the selection of student representatives.

Karri Kekkonen

The Specialist in Social Affairs is in charge of trusteeship work regarding students' well-being. His responsibilities include the FSHS, students' livelihood, equality and accessibility.

Ville Härsilä
  • Ville Härsilä

  • Specialist in International Affairs (Substitute until June 14, 2024)
  • +358 50 338 7655

The Specialist in International Affairs is in charge of trusteeship work regarding international affairs, as well as the Student Union's cooperation development. In addition, he is responsible for the tutoring of international students in the University's office of international affairs.

Suvi Liukkonen

Event Producer is responsible for Jyrock festival and other cultural events of the Student Union.

Jenni Laitiainen

The specialist in Communications coordinates the Union's communications and updates its website in addition to composing the weekly newsletter JYYtiset.