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ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Joensuu Week 39/2021

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ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Week 39/2021 28.9. - 4.10.2021


ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Joensuu Week 39/2021

28.9 - 4.10.2021

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It's the last week of September and the autumn colours ('ruska' in Finnish) are spectacular at the moment. Now is the perfect time to explore nature! You can find a new nature trail introduction at the end of the ISYY -section of the newsletter every week, this week there is a brief introduction to the Noljakka nature trail and birdwatching tower. 

Although the autumn colours shine bright during the day, the evenings are getting darker so remember to wear reflectors and start using lights on your bicycle. This Friday 1.10 is the national reflector day, which works as a reminder to use one. When riding at dusk or in the dark, the Finnish law requires that a bicycle has a white or light yellow headlight and a red rear light. If you don't have these, you can be fined by the police. You can increase your visibility in the dark by wearing a reflector tag or a reflector vest. 

There is also a new event calendar at the end of the Events -section of this newsletter, check it out to find out all ISYY clubs' meetings and what's happening on campus and around the city during upcoming weeks! 

If you are unsure about how to join ISYY, order your student card or anything else related to your life and studies in Finland, please contact the ISYY team. We are here to help!

Kind regards,

Salla / kv.joensuu@isyy.fi




How to become a candidate in ISYY’s Representative Council Elections?

Nominating yourself as a candidate in the upcoming Representative Council Elections is quick and easy by using the electronic elections system or paper form!

1. The deadline for becoming a candidate is the 29th of September at 3 pm. This can be done electronically or with a paper form.

2. Choose a candidate list you want to nominate yourself from the Electronic election system. If you cannot find a list that fits you, you can establish your own list. Here are instructions on how to establish your own candidate list.

3. Fill in the Candidate’s approval and assurance in the Electronic election system. Alternatively, you can print or pick up a paper form from ISYY offices and fill in that. The form is returned to the ISYY office.

4. After you have received a confirmation from the Representative of the candidate list via email, you are a candidate in the ISYY Representative Council Elections.

If the Representative Council isn’t familiar for you, you can read more about it and its work from HERE.

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There is still time to nominate yourself as a candidate in ISYY’s Representative Council Elections!

The candidate nomination period is soon coming to its end and the Candidate Lists and its candidates’ information must be submitted to ISYY by 29.9. by 3 pm. Remember to submit your Election documents to ISYY either electronically via the electronic election system or in paper format to ISYY’s offices.

We encourage everyone to nominate themselves as candidates in the Representative Council Elections by establishing their own List of Candidates or by joining one of the already existing Candidate Lists! Read our appeal here.

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Candidate Lists’ Campaigning Days

All candidate lists of the Representative Council Elections have a chance to present themselves and do campaigning on both campuses during certain dates. The lists of candidates are asked to sign up for the campaigning days via Google Forms beforehand.

The facilities for campaigning during the nomination of candidates are from 10 am till 2 pm the lobbies of Canthia and Snellmania in Kuopio as well as Carelia and Futura in Joensuu.

Last campaining days in Joensuu are
28.9. Carelia at 10-14
29.9. Futura at 10-14

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ISYY's Language Cafés in Autumn 2021

Available Language Cafés have now been published on ISYY's website! Take your pick and join the Facebook group of your Language Café to get in touch with other participants and your teacher. If you want to participate on a Language Café but you don't have a Facebook account, send an email to kv.joensuu(at)isyy.fi so we can connect you to the teacher. 

Read more and find the link to the Facebook groups on ISYY's website: 

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ISYY's and UEF’s Wellbeing Week 4.–8.10.2021

The Wellbeing Week of the Student Union ISYY and University of Eastern Finland takes place at the campuses on week 40, 4.-8.10.2021. During the Wellbeing week, there is a diverse program and lectures related to well-being and its maintenance.

There will be English language Kaamosinfo and a traditional Sports Afternoon. It is also possible to get to know local wellbeing actors at poster exhibitions on both campuses. Super popular Buddy dogs are also arriving to campuses for the student’s belly rubs.

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This Autumn’s Smiles and Complaints Week Takes Place on 4.–10.10.2021

During the Smiles and Complaints Week, you can send feedback via the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland to ISYY, the University, FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service), Fazer Food&Co, or any other party involved in students’ life. You can give us feedback by filling in our electronic feedback form.

What deserves a smile? What’s wrong? What gives you grey hair? Tell us, and we’ll take your feedback forward! The feedback is given anonymously.

The feedback form will be open during week 40. 

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ISYY Association Days on 26.10 and 27.10.2021

Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY) organizes Association Days on 27.10.2021 at Kuopio campus and on 26.-27.10.2021 at Joensuu campus.

Come and find out what ISYY and associations close to it have to offer. It’s also possible that you’ll find some new activities from Association Days! ISYY Association Days are open for everybody and there’s no entrance fee.

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Join ISYY's Telegram Chat Group!

If you do not want or cannot to use ISYY’s Discord channel, no worries, we have an answer: Telegram chat group! The chat group and the Discord channel are linked together so messages sent to Telegram group are also seen in the Discord channel and vice versa.

All ISYY’s members (UEF students) from all around the world can join it. You can chat, make new friends and have fun. A welcoming atmosphere and friendly people are waiting for you to join in!

See you there!

You can join the chat using this link.

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Exceptions in ISYY office opening hours on week 42

ISYY Offices are closed during Autumn Holidays on week 42 (18.-24.10.)

Also our newsletters will take a break on that week. If you need to visit our office, please do that before the autumn holidays. If you have material to send to our newsletter, please send it to us no later than 8th of October. 

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ISYY Book Exchange Shelf - bring a book, get a badge! 

You can bring some of your old books you do not need anymore to the book shelf or take a new book with you to enjoy in the evening.

The first 50 students on each campus who bring a book to the shelf will get a limited edition overall badge that is designed just for the book exchange. You will not get this badge from anywhere else!

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Get your free student calendar!

As a member of ISYY you can come to get your own calendar for free from the ISYY office!

From pages of this calendar you will find a lot of useful information about ISYY's and UEF's services.

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The BRIDGES project now has its own section at ISYYs websites! What BRIDGES? The University of Eastern Finland has received a special grant from the Ministry of Education and Culture for the years 2021-2022 to promote the well-being of students and increase commonality. The Co-ordinator of the project is Riina Pääkkönen (MAT).

From now on, the information about the project's events and its activities will be updated in www.isyy.fi/bridges. Read more about what fun is going to happen during the project at www.isyy.fi/bridges - the pages are constantly updated, so stay tuned for more information!

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UEF vs Karelia UAS Finnish baseball tournament on the 6th of October

Hello student in Joensuu campus: Welcome to the Sports afternoon 6th of October to play for UEF teams or encourage players to win at Kerubi Stadium! Two different matches will be played during the tournament and registration for the teams is now underway.

The UEF vs Karelia University of Applied Sciences tournament is organized by the ISYY’s BRIDGES project & the Karelia University of Applied Sciences student union's POKA’s NYT project. The purpose of both projects is to promote student wellbeing and community spirit in higher education. Joensuu University Sports SYKETTÄ will also be involved.

For more information and to registration in event:

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World Mental Health Day 10.10.2021

World Mental Health Day on 10th of October 2021 shows a green light to equality and reminds people that “Every young mind matters!”. ISYY also participates in the day, e.g. by campaigning in social media and sharing information during the week.

From the beginning, the celebration of the day in Finland has been coordinated and made known by the MIELI Finnish Mental Health Association.

Read more about the day and its functions!

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The Hobby Buddy: Here are the searched hobby buddies right now!

The service started a week ago on 14th of September and at this moment one or more hobby buddies are currently being searched for these hobbies:

Golf, hiking, TV series, baking, live music, role-playing D&D

By filling out the Hobby Buddy application, we are looking for a suitable buddy for you. The Hobby Buddy service is intended for all students of the University of Eastern Finland who want to make new friends through common hobbies and interests.

More information and link to the application:

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Student, do you want to write about something important to you on the ISYY’s blog?

ISYY's blog writes about current issues related to studying and students' well-being, survival stories and experiences of success. The aim of the blog is for authors to get their own voice heard, take a stand and spark a discussion. The authors are students, ISYY's staff and various experts. We also publish anonymous posts on request.

Read more on our website and send the finished text via the form!

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ISYY's blog: Sharing experiences is freedom - Let’s share them!

"Getting peer support and having difficulties feeling like a part of the university community has been difficult. You start to wonder whether you belong to the university at all, whether you’re in the right field and whether anyone even notices your work and what even is the point of it."

Read the full blog post of Ronja Mäkinen, a master's student in social psychology, "Sharing experiences is freedom - let’s share them!" from our website:

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SYKETTÄ includes sport services for the students and staff members at the University of Eastern Finland and Karelia University of Applied Sciences. You can see the prices for each sticker on the SYKETTÄ website and you can buy your sticker online or from the ISYY office. Remember to create a user account with your uef email before you try to buy a sticker or enroll to classes

You can buy physical stickers at the offices of ISYY and POKA.

ISYY office
(Yliopistokatu 7, Haltia building, 2nd floor)
SYKETTÄ Sports   |   Instagram: @syketta_jns   |   Facebook: Sykettä

  sykettä website  


Autumn 2021 Sports afternoon programme is now published! 

The autumn Sports afternoon is held on 6.10.2021. Twice an academic year, the Universities hold a sports afternoon together. By the decision of the university rectors, the Sports afternoons are lecture-free from 12:15 pm to 4 pm

On Sports afternoon, a wide variety of different exercise options are available around the city. SYKETTÄ Sports Services organises the Sports afternoon program, but no SYKETTÄ sticker is required to participate.

All classes and turns in SYKETTÄ sports calendar on 6.10. are also included in Sports afternoon programme. To participate in classes and turns in sports calendar on Sports afternoon, you don't have to have a valid SYKETTÄ sticker, but you must be registered as a user and enroll on classes and turns.

The autumn 2021 Sports afternoon program is now published and you will find it on SYKETTÄ website! Enrollments on activities start on 29.9.2021 (with a few exceptions). This autumn there will be no Sports afternoon after parties.


Looking for a Sport Buddy?

Would you like to start attending a group exercise class, but feel intimidated to go there alone? Would you like to have a friend to chat with while jogging? Would you like to practice a sport but can’t do it alone? With the Sports Buddy service, we strive to bring together students interested in the same sports, and to lower the threshold of participating in instructed exercise classes.

SYKETTÄ Sports Services in Joensuu offers the Sports Buddy service to all university students, who would like to exercise with a friend or a group of friends.

Fill the Sports Buddy questionnaire from the link below and we will find a suitable Sports Buddy for you!



Nature trails in Joensuu

The nature in North Karelia is breathtaking throughout the year. You don't necessarily need a car to explore nature in Joensuu -  there are some outdoor spaces with short nature trails and beautiful surroundings for a picnic or making a campfire that are located quite close to the city centre. Those that are a bit further away are also definitely worth a visit! You can explore Joensuu nature trails along with other Joensuu-must see and experience places on the Visit Joensuu website

This week's nature trail is Noljakka nature trail and bird observation tower - you can read more about it below!


Everyman's Rights - Freedom to roam

The nature in Finland is beautiful, so let's keep it that way - according to The Everyman's Rights (Jokamiehenoikeudet in Finnish), everyone has a right to roam the countryside, forage, fish with a line and rod, and enjoy the nature in Finland, but they should do it respectfully. So remember to leave no trace and respect the wildlife as you explore rural areas. 

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Apply now for the YUFE Student Journey!

Want to study in an international environment? YUFE gives you the chance to study virtually or physically at 10 European Universities. UEF students who are at least in the 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree or higher with an English level of B2 or higher can apply between 16 September – 7 October 2021.

For more information, see the link below and contact yufe@uef.fi 

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Registration for the Language Centre’s spring 2022 semester courses is open in WebOodi until mid-October

This year, students must register for the Language Centre’s spring 2022 courses by mid-October. Registration is open in WebOodi. The registration period for the spring semester courses is as follows:

  • 13 Sep–15 Oct (prioritized)
  • 14 Sep–16 Oct (non-prioritized)

If needed, registration will be open in Peppi in December. Registration for the spring semester 2022 exemption tests as well as retake exams will continue in Peppi.


Student2Student – support and guidance, from students to students

The peer counsellors are soon-to-graduate students from our university, who have been trained for the job. They are there to support you when for example:

  • something is bothering you and you want to talk to someone
  • it feels hard to get a grip on your studies
  • remote studying is becoming exhausting
  • you don’t know who to ask advice from

Peer counsellors are there to listen to you and help you find the kind of support that is best tailored for your situation. Conversations with the peer counsellors are free of charge and confidential. You can call us during our opening hours or leave a callback request at any time, and we will call you back during our opening hours. Call us from Tuesday to Thursday between 2pm and 5pm on (+358) 0294458580.




Degree student - remember to pay the FSHS healthcare fee to Kela by 30.9! 

Hi international degree student! Remember to pay the student healthcare fee (FSHS) to Kela by 30 September 2021. You can pay the fee in the Kela online service.

In 2021, the fee is EUR 35.80 per term. It is paid to Kela once per term (spring and autumn), i.e., twice a year. No bill will be sent on the healthcare fee, and thus you have to pay the fee on your own initiative. The amount of the fee is set annually.

  kela website   

Complete a survey about student commuting between your home and the university and you can win a small prize! 

Complete a survey about student commuting between your home and the university and you can win a small prize! The survey will help us estimate the climate impacts of student commuting. The results can also be used in improving commuting conditions and sustainability reporting. Filling out the survey is easy and will take only a few minutes. You can access the survey by clicking this link.
Please answer by 6.10.2021




Peppi will take you from Oodi to the 2020's this autumn! 

The new student data system Peppi will be deployed at UEF in three stages in October and November 2021 which also means saying goodbye to WebOodi. Peppi is an information system wherein different features are organized into virtual desktops based on user roles. Peppi comprises education planning, facility and resource reservations, and the student and study register.

On the student’s desktop, you can plan your studies, view your timetable, track your progress, schedule appointments, register for studies, procure a certificate of student status and a transcript of records, and view and edit your own contact information. Applying for recognition of prior learning will also be carried out in Peppi in the future.

Info sessions, user training and question times!

You can find more information on the deployment and learn how to use Peppi by taking part in the info sessions and user training sessions for students. Welcome!

Lukkarikone in English. On Wednesday 27 October from 3 pm to 4 pm (15.00-16.00) in Zoom.
Peppi in use. On Thursday 2 December from 3 pm to 4 pm (15.00-16.00) in Zoom.

A complete to-do list for the autumn semester and more information can be found from the link below:  



Library is in the Tuudo mobile app!

The library has started using the Tuudo mobile app — you do the same! In Tuudo, you get a digital library card (no more plastic cards!) and you can renew your loans, see your reservations and check the opening hours of the libraries. You will also receive library notifications via Tuudo. Watch the video to find out how you can start using Tuudo.

For more information about Tuudo, visit the library's website from the link below.

If you have any questions about Tuudo's library features, please contact library@uef.fi.

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Nyyti ry - supporting students’ mental health

Nyyti’s Chat is a place for sharing ideas and experiences. Group chat is about different topics that affect the student’s everyday life.

Nyyti’s group chat is meant for all students. You don’t have to register or sign up to the chat. Conversation will be held via usernames. The chats are focused on one specific topic.The chats are also attended by employees and volunteers of Nyyti and occasionally by experts from different fields.

  • 28.9. from 6 to 8 p.m: Time management in studies
  • 26.10. from 6 to 8 p.m: Self-criticism and sense of insuffiency
  • 23.11. from 6 to 8 p.m: I’m different – can I belong in my community?




COVID-19 info - all in one place!

Your health and wellbeing is important to us, which is why we at ISYY have collected Covid-19 related info for you in one place! Here are the main points, you can find a more detailed list on the ISYY website. Stay safe!

1. Remember the basics;

  • Wash your hands, wear a mask and keep a safety distance of 2 metres.
  • Download and use Koronavilkku app which helps you to track exposure to the virus.

2. If you have any flu symptoms and suspect that you might have been infected with COVID-19, here is what you can do:

  • You should take Omaolo symptom assessment online at www.omaolo.fi. (Available in Finnish and English).
  • You can also call the Medical Helpline 116117, which is open 24/7. Your situation will be assessed over the phone and you will get instructions.
  • Alternatively, you can call your local health station and book an appointment for a test (Joensuu: Siilainen health station 013 330 2211).

COVID-19 situation in Joensuu and North Karelia


University of Eastern Finland recommends face masks to staff and students

The University of Eastern Finland provides face masks for its staff and students working and studying on campus free of charge. Face masks are available in the main lobbies of the campus building.

Please remember to wear a mask:

  • When queuing in a campus restaurant
  • When visiting the university’s library or other customer service point, and
  • When otherwise spending time on campus and attending lectures.
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UEF recommends the use of the Koronavilkku app to its students and staff. 

The app can be downloaded free of charge from App Store and Google Play.

The app will allow people to participate in preventing the spread of the virus and to protect their own and their loved ones' health.

  read more  

Follow the City of Joensuu on Instagram & Facebook

Follow the city of Joensuu on social media to find out about current news, events and other information about the city.

See what's happening around the city!

Instagram: @joensuu_idassa

Facebook: Joensuu - kaupunki idässä






Horse Inside Out in Ahjo Art Center 12.9 - 2.10.2021

Horse Inside Out is an immersive installation created by Danish Wunderland-collective. One person at a time will enter the installation, to have different sensory experience and to meet a performer. The installation is a combination of sound art, installation art, poetry and dance and performance art.

The experience in the installation takes about 15 minutes. You can book your time here, or on the spot at Ahjo Art Center. The gallery personel will guide you before entering the installation.

IMPORTANT: Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your booked time, as you must confirm your booking to the gallery personel when you arrive.

Ahjo Art Center, Kirkkokatu 23, 80130 Joensuu

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Visit the museums for free once a month! (2.10)

You can visit Joensuu Art Museum Onni and the North Karelian Museum Hilma for free once a month on a Saturday. This month the free museum day is 2 October and you can visit the museums between 10am - 4pm.

Joensuu Art Museum Onni: Kirkkokatu 23
North Karelian Museum Hilma: Koskikatu 5



Baking course in simple Finnish

Do you want to learn Finnish by practise? In this course we bake common finnish pastries like Karelian pasties, cinnamon buns and pyörö. At the same time, we learn to speak Finnish – the level depends on the participants' level in Finnish. The course is Kansalaisopisto's course.

Tuesdays 17.00–19.30    |    26.10.2021–23.11.2021

Registration and more information can be found HERE.
Questions? hilla.sinkkonen@gmail.com


Global Fridays at Joensuun Setlementti every Friday between 5 pm - 8 pm

Joensuun Settlementti organises Global Friday every Friday between 5 pm - 8 pm at Niskakatu 4. Global Friday is a multicultural meeting place where you can meet new people and cultures.

To ensure everyone's safety, the number of participants is limited to 10 people.

Please call, text, or send a Whatsapp message to +358 40 0330 525 to ensure a spot!  

More information:
Whatsapp: 040 0330525 
Follow Joensuun Setlementti on Facebook 

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KAVI films - autumn 2021

KAVI - The National Audiovisual Institute presents some movie gems every semester. KAVI film screenings are on Mondays at 4:30 pm in Tapio movie theater. See all films and get tickets from the Savon Kinot website

4.10. Orson Welles: Mighty Ambersons, USA 1942 • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles • 89 min

11.10. Manoel de Oliveira: Os Canibais, Portugal 1988  • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles• K16 • 90 min 

25.10. Lana Gogoberidze: Ramodenime interviu pirad sakitkhebze, Soviet Union 1979 • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles • 96 min

1.11. William Friedkin: To Live and Die in L.A., USA 1985 • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles • K18 • 117 min

8.11. Bertrand Tavernier: Que la fête commence…, France 1974 • KAVI 35 mm • suom. tekstit • K16 • 120 min

15.11. Terry Gilliam: Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, USA 1998 • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles • K16 • 120 min

29.11. Ki-Duk Kim: Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom, South-Korea 2003 • KAVI 35 mm • Finnish subtitles • K12 • 103 min

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Enjoy free art exhibitions @Taidekeskus Ahjo

Ahjo is a beautiful art center in the middle of Joensuu. The picturesque building has 4 rooms with different exhibitions that change every few weeks, so there's always something new to see. Free entry!

Using a mask is strongly recommended when visiting museums and galleries. Remember to maintain a safe distance of 2 meters and do not visit the art center if you have flu symptoms.

Opening hours:

Mon closed
Tue 10-16

Wed 10-19
Thu -Sun 10-16

Address: Kirkkokatu 23

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Event calendar

Week 39
12.9 - 2.10.2021 
Horse Inside Out exhibition in Ahjo Art Center
28.9.2021 Nyyti-chat "Time management in studies" between 6pm - 8pm
28.9.2021 MTG-Guild weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3pm
29.9.2021 JOOJAKU weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 4pm 
30.9.2021 Joensuu Board Gamers weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
1.10.2021 Global Friday at Joensuun Setlementti (Niskakatu 4) between 5pm - 8pm
2.10.2021 Free Museum Day at Art Museum Onni (Kirkkokatu 23) & North Karelian Museum Hilma (Koskikatu 5) between 10am - 4pm

Week 40 
4.10 - 8.10.2021
ISYY's & UEF's Wellbeing Week
4.10 - 10.10.2021 ISYY Smiles and Complaints Week
4.10.2021 KAVI: Mighty Andersons, Tapio movie theater at 4:30pm 
4.10.2021 Luomio weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 6 pm 
5.10.2021 MTG-Guild weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
6.10.2021 SYKETTÄ Sports Afternoon between 12:15pm - 4pm 
6.10.2021 Finnish baseball game at Kerubi stadium between 12:15 - 3 pm
6.10.2021 JOOJAKU weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 4 pm 
7.10.2021 Joensuu Board Gamers weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
8.10.2021 Global Friday at Joensuun Setlementti (Niskakatu 4) between 5pm - 8pm




TalentHub Joensuu

TalentHub Joensuu brings together international talents and companies in the Joensuu region.

As a part of the employment services of Joensuu city, TalentHub Joensuu aims to promote the integration of international talent into the Joensuu area, offer and develop personalized employment services for international professionals and work together with educational institutions and local companies to attract and keep international talents in the Joensuu region.

As an international talent, you can create your Talent Profile to introduce yourself to potential employers. As a company, you can look for the international skills your company needs with the Talent Profile search tool or by posting your own job ad.



Discovery Event: Pitch Challenge presented by Genelec on November 4th and 5th

Pondi, the Savilahti talent pond experts, are excited to announce Discovery Event, a unique and exciting recruitment initiative in which career seekers, entrepreneurs and students have an opportunity to
apply their unique skills and experience to real-world business challenges.

At the Pondi Discovery Event pitch challenge event, you pitch to company leaders yourself

It’s a refreshing world away from simply submitting your CV for a job. Instead, this is your chance to meet business leaders face to face and literally show a company how you and your ideas can help make their business, and even their industry, stronger. 

Students are encouraged to participate in the Genelec Mentor program, either through their thesis or final studies. If your area of study or personal interests relate to topic areas defined in the Pitch Challenge by Genelec, please apply! 

You are welcome to submit your solutions, concept, prototypes, products and product features, service concepts to the Discovery Event. Students, don’t worry about having work experience or a finished product. We want to see how you think and hear about your unique ideas and perspective on the things that interest you most. Tell us why you would be a good candidate for the Genelec Mentor program?

See the topics of interest and apply before 30 September on the website



Jobs in Finland

Welcome to explore open job opportunities in Finland. On our website, you can find jobs targeted at English speaking professionals. You don't have to be able to speak Finnish or Swedish. You can search by region, job category or use the keyword search.

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Opiskelijatöihin.fi - employment service website

Opiskelijatöihin.fi  is an employment service website covering North Karelia and North Savo regions. The service is created and maintained by the Student’s Eastern-Finland association.

Students can leave their profiles anonymously for employers to find and also seek employers’ job advertisements.

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JobTeaser - Job and Traineeship offers in UEF

The New JobTeaser-service provides:

  • Europe-wide job market: with nearly 17 000 job and traineeship offers. The service has opended to Finnish employers 25.11. and positions previously advertised on the Aarresaari.net-platform are now directed to JobTeaser.
  • Events: Now mainly online events in Central Europe. In the future, Finnish and UEF events as well.
  • Employer profiles: Now mostly international employers. In the future, Finnish organizations, too.
  • Guidance and messaging to support job seeking and career planning: Materials to support students, now produced by JobTeaser. In the future, targeted to Finnish labor market as well.

Further information and detailed instructions on how to sign in JobTeaser for the first time Kamu:


Available grants for students of UEF and UEF's Open positions

There is a listing of grants availbale for students of the University of Eastern Finland at UEF's webpage.

You'll find a list of Open Positions at UEF HERE.



Aarresaari - Jobs, internships and thesis offers

Aarresaari is a network of Academic Career Services representing 13 Finnish Universities.
The network offers services for university students, graduates and employers, as well as for the universities themselves. At the same time the network builds brigdes between students and employers.

Aarresaari webpage is maintained by Suomen Akateemiset rekrytointipalvelut and you can find internship, job and thesis offer postings here.

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Who do you want to be in your career? Find out and get a free CV check!

Do you keep track of what employers are looking for in future graduates? Do you know what salary to expect for your future employment? As a recent graduate, it can be difficult to know what is expected of you and perhaps you have not begun to reflect on this yet.

Take Universum CareerTest today and get a head start for your future professional career!

You get an analysis of who you are in your professional life and Universum matches you with employers who fit your profile and shows you how your salary expectations differ from others! In addition, you will receive a free CV check.

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Information about Weekly Feed

This is an issue of Weekly Feed at Joensuu campus. Weekly Feed is the English language newsletter of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY). You are receiving this letter on your email because you are a member of ISYY and are studying at Joensuu campus or because you have joined the mailing list yourself. 

Weekly Feed provides you with current information on matters related to the Student Union, UEF or other organisations close to students, such as FSHS. In addition, the newsletter provides you with information on events taking place at campus or the campus city.

Weekly Feed is published on Tuesdays during the academic year, with the exception of holidays and a few other days. If you do not want to receive the newsletter anymore, you can unsubscribe the letter via the link (Click here to unsubscribe) located on the bottom of the letter. 

You will find more information on ISYY's newsletters  and privacy protection on ISYY's website.


Advertise your event in ISYY's newsletter Weekly Feed

If you would like to have something featured in the Weekly Feed, please send a short (max. 500 characters including spaces), informative advertisement of the event/activity in English to kv.joensuu@isyy.fi.

Please include at least the following information: date, time, place, admission fee and the event website/facebook page and a short description of the event. If you want to include pictures, the optimal size is 270 x 270 px.



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