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ISYY clubs in Joensuu

African Students Association – ASA

ASA in striving to foster stronger collaboration among African students at UEF and to enable said students contribute to the Finnish society, the ASA was founded to serve as a forum for African students and all other students with interests in African matters.

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ESN Joensuu

ESN Joensuu is a non-profit student organisation part of ESN and ISYY. Our mission is to represent international students and provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. We introduce Finnish culture and lifestyle to international students and give Finnish students an opportunity to gain international experiences by arranging diverse events and activities.

Contact information: esnjoensuu(at)esnfinland.eu
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ISYY’s MTG-Guild

ISYY’s MTG-Guild: The guild’s idea is to gather everyone interested in Magic: The Gathering to play, share thoughts and network. In spite of the name, people outside of ISYY are also welcome to the guild. The guild will also teach new players. The guild organises meetings where we play different Magic formats both freely and competetively and discuss about Magic. The guild also organises drafts, tournaments and such if needed.

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Joensuun akateeminen väkijuomakerho – JAV

Joensuun akateeminen väkijuomakerho – JAV is a student club that organises events and gatherings for ISYY members in Joensuu. The goal of the club is to familiarise its members with the different ways people get together and spend time in different cultures and countries. The club promotes responsible drinking. JAV events are held at Suvas, in restaurants and bars and occasionally, if the weather is good, outdoors.

Contact information: joensuunavk(at)gmail.com
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Joensuu Board Gamers

Joensuu Board Gamers is ISYY’s board game club that arranges weekly events where people gather to play boardgames (card games, board games and dice games). Everybody is welcome to join the gaming evenings and attendance is free. Welcome to have fun among board games!

Contact information: markus.wacklin(at)hotmail.com
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Joensuu Debate Society

Joensuu Debate Society organises English-speaking debates at the campus of the UEF. Our goal is to advance our skills in argumentation, speaking, critical thinking, and listening. In addition to this, you can meet a wide range of people, both from Finland and from outside of Finland. Join an interesting and useful activity, all you need is an open mind.

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JOFA

JOFA (Joensuun opiskelijoiden football association) is a club which aggregates students who are interested in watching football.

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JOOJAKU

JOOJAKU (ヨーヤク) is located at Joensuu Campus, University of Eastern Finland. We gather for club activities every Wednesday 16.00 - 20.00 at ISYY clubroom for activities concerning Japanese language and culture, such as japanese games, movies, origami and calligraphy. JOOJAKU organizes occasionally cooking nights and other small events. Participating in club activities is free and open to all those, who are interested in Japanese culture and language.

Contact information: joojaku.jns(at)gmail.com
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Kaikenlaisten liikkujien kerho – KaLKe

Kaikenlaisten liikkujien kerho – KaLKe is a club which wants to help everyone who are interested to learn about different ways to practice exercise. This club is perfect for those who wish to meet other similar minded people, learn to keep up their physical health and support their mental vitality. The club arranges meetings and events that are open for everyone.

Contact information: jussiniv(at)student.uef.fi (Jussi Nivala)
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Literary arts club LUOMIO!

Literary arts club LUOMIO! is an interdisciplinary, warm-hearted, literary arts club. The activities are based on the members’ wishes and it covers all types of literary arts. Activities include book discussions, feedback circles and creative writing exercises among other things. LUOMIO! also organises cultural events for its members. LUOMIO! gathers on Mondays of even weeks at 18-20 at Haltia building. LUOMIO! Warmly welcomes all the new and old members to talk about literature and to find new inspiration to writing!

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Tavallisten ihmisten kerho

“Ordinary People’s Club”, provides space for introverts, persons with neurological diversities and for the ones who consider themselves somehow strange. If you have difficulties with the surrounding world or you are surrounded by strange people, who do funny things for uncanny reasons, try the Ordinary People’s Club. We have cookies, inappropriate topics to discuss about and understanding for you too. We gather every first Tuesday of month at ISYY’s meeting room at Haltia building from 4pm to 7pm. Welcome if you are interested!

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Teatterikerho Kansankynttilä

Theater club Kansankynttilä, the student theatre welcomes all students to join in the cheerful theatrical hobby. You do not need any previous experience in the theatre – the will and the interest to do it suffice. For more information ask the Student Union office.

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