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Representative Council Elections

Are You Interested in Student Advocacy and Politics? Do not miss a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to make a difference and get involved in the Representative Council Elections! Read on to find out more.

The next Representative Council Elections of ISYY will be held this autumn 2019 in both Joensuu and Kuopio. Every member of ISYY may run for and vote in the elections.

The Representative Council Elections is when the highest decision-making body of the Student Union is elected. The aim of the Representative Council is to serve the members of ISYY and make sure that the student perspective is always taken into account in decision-making. The Representative Council members have an opportunity to influence many things that directly affect students, such as the level of the membership fee, as well as the annual Budget and Action Plan of the Student Union.

By presenting yourself as a candidate and voting, you have an opportunity to have your say on how things should be run and how the life of UEF students could be improved. Being a member of the Representative Council is meaningful work that has far-reaching impacts both locally and nationally. As a bonus you will meet new people, gain valuable experience and obtain many transferrable skills that will boost your employability.  

More information about the Representative Council can be found on the website under Representative Council.

Schedule

The next Representative Council Elections will be held this autumn 2019. The preliminary voting takes place between the 29th of October and the 1st of November, and the proper election day is the 6th of November.

Present Yourself as a Candidate

If you think that you could actively contribute to the Student Union and its future, present yourself as a candidate in the Representative Council elections.

Every member of the Student Union (ISYY) who has registered as present at UEF is eligible to be a candidate at the elections.  

More information about how to present yourself as a candidate in the Representative Council elections can be found on the ISYY elections page for candidates.

Vote

If you do not want to present yourself as a candidate, but are keen to make a difference, make sure you remember to vote for the candidate of your choice.

Every member of the Student Union (ISYY) who has registered as present at the University is eligible to vote at the Representative Council Elections.

More information about how to vote at the Representative Council elections can be found on the ISYY elections page for voters.

Do not miss the opportunity to use your right to vote!

More Information:

Brenda Nissén, Chairperson of the Central Elections Committee, Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY), brendan(at)student.uef.fi, tel. 040 582 9578

Emma Mertakorpi, Vice Chairperson of the Central Elections Committee, Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY), evpj1(at)isyy.fi, tel. 040 847 9375

Saara Närä, Secretary of the Central Elections Committee, Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY), kv.kuopio(at)isyy.fi, tel. 044 576 8413