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ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Joensuu Week 40/2021

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ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Week 40/2021 5.10. - 11.10.2021
 
 

 

ISYY's newsletter: Weekly Feed Joensuu Week 40/2021

5.10 - 11.10.2021

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HAPPY TUESDAY!

ISYY & UEF's Wellbeing week is here - take your pick of the diverse selection of lectures and events to learn more and promote your wellbeing! You can see the programme here. Tomorrow is the Sports Afternoon, which means that by the decision of the university rectors, the day is lecture free between 12:15 and 4 pm so that you can be active. If you want to try something different to your usual sport regime, check out the SYKETTÄ Sports Afternoon programme here

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

 
 

 
     
 
 

128 candidates for ISYY's Representative Council elections

This year, a total of 128 candidates from 10 different candidate lists are nominated in the Representative Council Elections of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY).

ISYY's Representative Council Elections will be held this autumn on both campuses in Joensuu and Kuopio. The advance voting for the Representative Council Elections takes place from 25 October to 29 October 2021 and the actual voting date is 3 November 2021.

All students who have registered as present at the University of Eastern Finland by 18 October 2021 and who are members of the Student Union are eligible to vote in the Representative Council Elections. Voting is done electronically. Before the pre-election vote, each eligible voter will be sent an e-mail with a personal link through which the electronic voting will take place.

Check out the Candidates on ISYY's webpage.

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Answer the Student Livelihood Survey and Win a Gift Card of 150 Euros!

The student unions’ livelihood survey will examine students’ livelihood, employment and housing, as well as any changes regarding them. The survey generates relevant and up-to-date information on the financial status of university students across Finland. 

Responding to the survey is voluntary and can be done anonymously. Responses will be processed confidentially, and individual respondents will not be identifiable in the results.

It takes about 15 minutes to complete the survey and you can answer until October 31st.

ISYY will choose one student among their respondents who will win an S Group gift card valued at 150 euros. 

Thanks for your participation!

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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.

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

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Exceptions in ISYY office opening hours 

ISYY Offices are closed 6th of October because of the Sports Afternoon. Offices are closed also during the 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'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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Give feedback during Smiles and Complaints Week 4.-10.10.2021

Finally, you have chance to give feedback! Autumn's Smiles and Complaints Week takes place this week, 4.-10.10.2021. During the week you have chance to send feedback via the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland to ISYY, the University, FSHS, Campus restaurants or any other party involved in students ‘ life.

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.

Read more on the Facebook event

You can send the feedback by filling the online form during this week (week 40). Link to the form below:

  feedback form  
 
 
     
 
 

Apply to become a student representative to UEF trusties, it's worth it!

The Student Union (ISYY) is continuing the application period for student representative positions (i.e. hallopeds) to the University Collegiate Body and Faculty Councils of the University of Eastern Finland until the 8th of October. So now's the perfect chance to apply! It really pays off to become a halloped, because doing so, you can receive attendance fees, credit points and valuable experience on administrative work which is useful for almost any kind of work. You also don't need to have any prior experience in order to apply.

Submit your application via the electronic form by 8th of October at 12:00 noon. Check out the more detailed info on ISYY's website:

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There are still halloped posts available! 

Student representatives in administration, i.e. Hallopeds, are regular students who are there to make sure that the student perspective is always taken into account in UEF decision-making, and that their interests are being looked after.

  • As a halloped, you get to see and take part in decision-making and get valuable experience for the future, so it's definitely worth while to apply!
  • ISYY is now looking for Student Representatives to the Faculty Councils of the Philosophical Faculty, the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Sciences and Forestry, the University Collegiate Body and the Board of Appeal as a supplementary search.
  • The application period ends on Tuesday 12th of October 12.00 noon.
  • Check out the more detailed info on ISYY's website and apply:
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A public bulletin of the meeting of the Central Election Committee of ISYY

The candidate nomination period of the Representative Council Elections of ISYY, which are held on the 3rd of November 2021, ended on the 29th of September 2021 at 3 pm. After that, the Election Committee which was elected by the Representative Council had a meeting as the election rules state.

At its meeting, the Election Committee stated that by the deadline there were 130 candidate approvals and 11 candidate lists submitted.

The Election Committee approved 124 candidate approvals and 11 candidate lists.

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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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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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What BRIDGES?

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. and the Green Light for Equality-campaign 4.-10.10.2021!

This year, young people are encouraged to meet genuinely, appreciatively and equally, as the mind of every young person is valuable. There is a #vihreäävaloa campaign running all week to show off the green light for equality! ISYY also participates in week on ISYY’s social media channels.

Here's how to get involved:

  • Arrange green lighting on 10.10. at 6pm. Shine green light on your window, building or a monument.
  • Get dressed in green: choose green clothes or accessories. 
  • Share your photos on Instagram and FB with the hashtags #vihreäävaloa #greenlightequality #kymppikymppi #maailmanmielenterveyspäivä and tag ISYY!

Read more about the day and its functions on the mieli website from the link below: 

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

Hobby buddies are currently being searched for these hobbies in Joensuu: 

  • Golf
  • Board games
  • Yoga, swimming, cooking, baking, TV series
  • Hiking
  • Watching anime, reading manga
  • Literature, theater, live music
  • Bird watching
  • Dance (Kpop)
  • Pen and paper roleplaying (Dungeons & Dragons) and Larps

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, write on ISYY's blog!

Have you wanted to write about something important to you or take a stand on a conversation around you?  The topic of your writing may be related to, for example, studying, student well-being and mental health, as well as other current topics affecting students. Right now we are especially looking for the writings related to the students ’financial situation, the importance of communality, and the thoughts related to mental health.

Read more and send your finished writing through our website:

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SYKETTÄ Joensuu

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)
Youtube:
SYKETTÄ Sports   |   Instagram: @syketta_jns   |   Facebook: Sykettä

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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.

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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!

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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's
must-see places on the Visit Joensuu website

This week we are introducing:
Elovaara nature trails
 
- read more 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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UEF supports traineeships for international Master’s students in local companies

The University of Eastern Finland offers a traineeship voucher worth EUR 2500 to companies and organisations who employ an international student for at least 2 months (or 4 months half-day work) with a minimum salary of at least EUR 1252 per month.

UEF will arrange the call for applications to all our international Master’s students during October-November 2021 and ask candidates to submit requested application documents. 

The committed companies/organisations will be listed in the UEF call for internship applications, and students will then apply to the position of their interest. For the selection, each candidates’ application documents (CV and motivation letter) will be sent to the company/organisation after the application period has ended in November. We will be happy to assist in selection process, for example, by helping to organize an online interview for eligible applicants. 

  uef kamu  
 

 
 
     
 
 

 

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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Kielikeskus: Support for Master’s Thesis Writing

Experiencing writer’s block? We will overview the elements included in Master’s Thesis writing with practical writing exercises. We will benefit from small group work and peer feedback. Individual feedback sessions with the teacher will also be organised.

The course will take place on Zoom. The participants will be emailed the Zoom link in advance. The course starts on October 28 and ends January 27. N.B.: No study credits are awarded.

Course timetable:

October 28, 12-14 (that is, 12:15 to 13:45)
November 4, 12-14 (Educational Psychologist Katri Ruth visiting from Student and Learning Services)
November 11, 12-14
November 18, 12-14
January 13, 12-14
January 20, 12-14
January 27, 12-14

Registration ends October 26, 2021. Registration form can be found from the link below:

  registration form  
 
 
     
 
 

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

We peer counsellors are soon-to-graduate students from the fields of psychology, social psychology and counselling. We 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 studies are exhausting you or
  • you have a problem and don’t know who to ask advice from.

Whatever is on your mind, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to listen to you and help you find the support that is best tailored for your situation. Conversations with us are free of charge and confidential.

Where?
Phone us on (+358) 0294458580 or use the anonymous chat in Kamu.

When?
Tuesday to Thursday from 2pm to 5pm, or leave a question or callback request or a message through the chat at any time.

 

 
 
     
 
     
 
 

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:  

  kamu  
 
 
     
 
 

 

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?
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Questionnaire for students on current issues during the academic year

You Student! We need your help! Answer the survey on current issues during the academic year and help us better target our communications. Here you can answer the survey. Please reply no later than on 15 October 2021.

 
 


 
     
 

 
 

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.

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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

 

 

 
 
     
 

 
     
 
 

Doc Lounge Joensuu: Epicentro (5.10 at 6pm) 

From world-renowned filmmaker Hubert Sauper - director of Sundance winner We Come As Friends and the Oscar®-nominated Darwin’s Nightmare - comes Epicentro, an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, “utopian” Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the USS Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At the same time and place, a powerful tool of conquest was born: cinema as propaganda.

In Epicentro, Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making together with the extraordinary people of Havana - particularly its children, who he calls “young prophets" - to interrogate time, imperialism and cinema itself.

Director: Hubert Sauper 2020
Language: Spanish, English subtitles
Watch the trailer HERE
@ Kerubi

Tickets 4 €, free with ESN x KERUBI -card! Ticket sales begin 30 minutes before the screening. 

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Polish movies at the Joensuu Library (6.10 & 7.10) 

Wednesday 6.10.2021 at 5 pm 
AMATEURS (Amatorzy)

Iwona Siekierzyńska / Poland 2020
95min. / K12
English subtitles 

Thursday 7.10.2021 at 4:45 pm
KILL IT AND LEAVE THIS TOWN (Zabij to i wyjedź z tego miasta)

Mariusz Wilczyński / Poland 2019
88min. / K16
English subtitles

Both screenings are free, but only the first 35 people will be taken in. The screenings are in the Muikku-sali of Joensuu main library, Koskikatu 25.

Screenings are organised in collaboration with Joensuu main library, Suomi-Puola yhdistysten liitto ry and Embassy of the Republic of Poland. 

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Free Concerts at Joensuu Conservatory

  • 5.10.2021 Sellistien Syyssoitto cello concert at 7:30 pm
  • 8.10.2021 Sakari Tervo students' violin concert at 5:45 pm 
  • 11.10.2021 Viuluni Soi violin concert at 5:30 pm
  • 12.10.2021 Daniel Kivivuori cello concert at 7:30 pm 
  • 14.10.2021 Klarafoniaa clarinet & saxophone concert at 6 pm 
  • 15.10.2021 Autumn Leaves violin concert at 5:30 pm 

All concerts have free entry, welcome!
Address: Joensuu Conservatory | Rantakatu 31

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Joensuu Harbour Fair
(8.10-9.10)  

Joensuu Harbour Fair is located in the passenger port and guest marina in Joensuu city centre. The area is between Suvantosilta bridge and Joensuu City Hall.

The fair is open:

Saturday 8 October between 9 am - 6 pm and Friday 9 October between 10 am - 5 pm. 

 
 
     
 
 

ESN Joensuu General Meeting 19.10 at 4 pm (online)

ESN Joensuu has a General Meeting on Tuesday 19 October at 4pm - welcome! The meeting is held online on Google Meet, you can join the meeting via the link below.

ESN Joensuu is an INTERNATIONAL CLUB for anyone and everyone who lives in Joensuu and likes to hang out with people from around the world - both Finnish and international students are very welcome to join us!

ESN Joensuu's weekly meetings are posted on the Event calendar of Weekly Feed and  on ESN Joensuu's Facebook page

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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.

Gatherings:
Tuesdays 17.00–19.30    |    26.10.2021–23.11.2021

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

 
 
     
 
 

 

Learn Finnish and English by listening and talking at the Joensuu main library!


Finnish Cafes: 

Thursday 14.10 at 5:30 pm
Thursday 11.11 at 5:30 pm 

English Cafes:

Wednesday 6.10 at 5:30 pm 
Wednesday 3.11 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday 1.12 at 5:30 pm 
 

Where?
Joensuu main library
Art Square (2nd floor)
Koskikatu 25

 
 
     
 
 

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 
global.friday@setlementtijoensuu.fi
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

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 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
5.10.2021 Doc Lounge Epicentro in Kerubi at 6 pm 
5.10.2021 Sellistien Syyssoitto cello concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 7:30 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 
6.10.2021 Polish movie "Amateurs" in Joensuu main library at 5 pm
6.10.2021 English Cafe for learning English at Joensuu main library 2nd floor (Koskikatu 25) at 5:30 pm 
7.10.2021 Joensuu Board Gamers weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
7.10.2021 Polish movie "Kill and Leave This Town" in Joensuu main library at 4:45
8.10.2021 Global Friday at Joensuun Setlementti (Niskakatu 4) between 5pm - 8pm
8.10.2021 Sakari Tervo students' violin concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 5:45 pm 
8.10-10.10 Harbout fair at Joensuu passenger port and guest marina

Week 41
11.10.2021 KAVI: Os Canibais, Tapio movie theater at 4:30pm 
11.10.2021 ESN Joensuu weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 4 pm
11.10.2021 Luomio weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 6 pm 
11.10.2021 Viuluni Soi violin concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 5:30 pm
12.10.2021 MTG-Guild weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
12.10.2021 Daniel Kivivuori cello concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 7:30 pm 
13.10.2021 JOOJAKU weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 4 pm
13.10.2021 Joensuu Board Gamers weekly meeting at Haltia (Yliopistokatu 7) at 3 pm
14.10.2021 Klarafoniaa clarinet & saxophone concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 6 pm 
15.10.2021 Global Friday at Joensuun Setlementti (Niskakatu 4) between 5pm - 8pm 
15.10.2021 Autumn Leaves violin concert in Joensuu Conservatory at 5:30 pm 

 

 
 

 
     
 

 
 

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.

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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:

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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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