The Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY) is an organisation that works to improve student life in every possible way.

As an organisation, the Student Union is composed of:

  • Over 13,000 members, the heart and soul of ISYY.
  • The Representative Council (39 members), the Student Union’s highest decision-making body, elected every two years.
  • The Executive Board (7–10 members), which prepares and implements the Action Plan of the Student Union.
  • Staff members, on both campuses.
  • Campus Boards, composed of ISYY Executive Board members and Section Chairpersons.
  • Sections, three on each campus: the Section for Advocacy, the Section for Recreation and the Section for Student Organisations.
  • Councils for Chairpersons, where the Chairpersons of the Student Organisations meet.
  • Teams, that have open calls and that ISYY Board can establish to organise events and other activities.