Membership Benefits and Services

Twenty good reasons for international students to join the Student Union (ISYY):

Ten benefits

  1. Student discounts – discounts on public transportation, at a number of shops, restaurants, cinemas, plus student priced meals at the university canteens
  2. You can download your digital student card for free (Frank/Pivo)
  3. Membership of ISYY's international club Joensuu's Exchange and International Students (JEIS) – events, activities, trips
  4. Membership of other ISYY clubs
  5. Free ISYY student calendar
  6. Welcome bag full of discount coupons, SIM card, reflectors etc. provided by JEIS (in Joensuu only)
  7. Access to Student Union events – Sports Afternoon, Vappu celebrations, City Orienteering etc.
  8. The chance to get involved in leisure activities and Teams – earn ECTS credits
  9. Newsletter in English every week
  10. An easy, fun and memorable way to get involved in Finnish student life

Ten services

  1. Inexpensive SYKETTÄ Sports Services with the SYKETTÄ sticker – choose from a variety of fun and sporty activities
  2. The opportunity to borrow skates, skis, frisbees and other sports equipment for free
  3. Information and advice given in English at the Student Union office
  4. Survival packages (only for students staying max. 1 year)
  5. Venue hire
  6. The opportunity to use interest advocacy services - helping you solve problems related to academic and social affairs
  7. Anti-Harassment Contact Person
  8. The opportunity to buy second-hand kitchenware in our offices
  9. Services for student associations (grants, help)
  10. UEF, ISYY, ESN products for sale