Election Calendar

The next Representative Council elections of ISYY are held in autumn 2025. This page contains the most important dates regarding the elections. The calendar will be updated later for the 2025 elections.


  • Candidate applications must be submitted by 5.10. by 3 pm
  • Candidates need to send the information they wish to add to Tuudo Candidate Gallery to ISYY by 5.10. by 23.59
  • The candidates have to answer the questions in the Voting Aid provided by SYL between 11.10. and 22.10.
  • Voting aid will open on 25.10.
  • Advance voting 31.10.-7.11.2023
  • Actual election day 8.11.2023
  • Election night 8.11. from 5:30 pm to 8 pm, classes CA100 (Kuopio) and AU100 (Joensuu)

Campaigning Days for the Candidate Lists for nominating candidates 2023

Kuopio campus:

  • 26.9.2023 ja 28.9.2023 from 10 am to 2 pm, Snellmania lobby (first floor)

Joensuu campus:

  • 26.9.2023 ja 28.9.2023 from 10 am to 2 pm, Carelia lobby

Election info session 2023

ISYY will organise a Representative Council info session. ISYY’s central elections committee members and specialists are present at the info to give answers to questions you might have on your mind and to tell you about the Representative Council and its work.

  • 26.9.2023 at 16:15 (online)

Campainging Days for the Candidates 2023

Kuopio campus:

  • 11.10.2023, 12.10.2023, 24.10.2023 ja 26.10.2023 from 10 am to 2 pm, Snellmannia lobby

Joensuu campus:

  • 11.10.2023, 12.10.2023, 24.10.2023 ja 26.10.2023 from 10 am to 2 pm, Carelia lobby

Panel Discussions 2023

Kuopio campus

  •  25.10.2023 from 12 pm to 1 pm

Joensuu campus

  • 24.10.2023 from 12 pm to 1 pm

Voting Schedule

The Advance Voting is 31.10.-7.11.2023. The actual Election Day is 8.11.2023. The Voting is done electronically in Tuudo's Election site. The Voting system won't be closing between the Advance Voting and the actual Election Day. The Voting in Tuudo is possible during the following schedule:

  • Advance Coting begins on Tuesday 31.10.2023 at 8.00 am (Voting in Tuudo is open!)
  • Advance Voting ends on Tuesday 7.11.2023 midnight at 12.00 am.
  • Voting in the actual Election Day begins on Wednesday 8.11.2023 right after the midnight at 00.01 am.
  • Voting on the actual Election Day ends on Wednesdat 8.11.2023 at 6.00 pm (Voting in Tuudo is closing!)

Vote in the ISYY Election Stand

The Voting will be done electronically in Tuudo's election site and to be ablo to vote you must log in to the system with your UEF ID (HAKA). ISYY offers a possibility to Vote in the ISYY Election stand with a computer during the advance voting and on the actual election day accordin to the following: 

Joensuu, Carelia

  • Tuesday 31.10. at 10-14
  • Wednesday 1.11. at 10-14
  • Wednesday 8.11. at 10-14

Kuopio, Snellmania

  • Thursday 2.11. at 10-14
  • Friday 3.11. at 10-14
  • Wednesday 8.11. at 10-14

Election Night at the Campus

You can join as to the Election Night to wait the results of the elections on Wednesday 8.11.2023 at 17.30-20.00 mon both campuses, in Joensuu in auditorium AU100 (Aurora) and in Kuopio in auditorium CA100 (Canthia). There is some snacks served!