Take advantage of student guidance
The guidance offered at the University takes many forms, ranging from personal guidance to advice on the curriculum.
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Getting guidance when you need it
Your academic advisor is ready to help you with personal matters as well as the progress of your studies.
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Take care of your health
The place to go if you are concerned about your health is the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS). The services are very reasonably priced; some are even free.
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Up and out – sports
Exercise will keep you going. The University's Sports Services offer plenty of opportunities and Arctic nature is just a few steps away.
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Find an apartment
Start looking for a place to live in good time – though a public or private real estate agency – and find an enjoyable home.
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Enjoy the food
Treat yourself to tasty food at low prices in our student cafeterias.
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Cooperation to promote well-being
Our university's well-being committee 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
Quality Manager Jukka Sankala
Head of International Relations 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.