Your well-being, quality of life and ability to study are affected by your hobbies, health, social relations and many other aspects of life. The learning environment and the learning community, too, have a considerable impact on your well-being, your ability to cope, and the progress of your studies.
The following pages contain information on our student guidance, counselling and well-being services. On the Study guidance and planning page
, you will find useful information on planning your studies and study guidance. On the Support for well-being in everyday life page
, you can find useful information on how to take care of your well-being and make your everyday life easier.
Cooperation to promote well-being
The well-being committee of our university is founded to promote and support students' well-being, health and ability to study.
- develops cooperation between parties promoting student well-being,
- anticipates and monitors the impact of changes in the study environment on student well-being, and
- drafts proposals for actions supporting the well-being of students, among other things.
The term of office of the committee is from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2019.
Director of Language Centre Ville Jakkula, chair of the committee
Chief Nurse Sirpa Torvinen, FSHS, secretary to the committee
Director of the Health Unit, Chief Doctor Virpi Hyvönen, FSHS
Student Chaplain Heini Kesti
Researcher Mikko Lindroos, Faculty of Law
Coordinator Hanna Marttiini, Applicant and Student Services
University Teacher Anna Nikupeteri, Faculty of Social Sciences
Student Counsellor Paula Perttunen
Development Manager Satu Peteri, Career Services
Head of Internationalisation Services Jaana Severidt
Head of Study Affairs Janette Tolppi, Faculty of Art and Design
University Teacher Pieti Tolvanen, Faculty of Education
Sports Coordinator Mika Vettainen
Adviser of educational and social affairs of the Student Union LYY
Member of the Executive Board of LYY responsible for social affairs
The committee will invite other advisers, if needed.