Newsletter 4/2022

Data Guild’s annual ball Epoch(3) and the movie night organized by the guild’s Culture Committee are coming up! There are also other things happening.

1. Guild

Movie Night

The Finnish winter is cold, dark and tiring: my friends, it’s time for a well-earned getaway! ❄️

Welcome to the first ever 🎥 DGCC Movie Night 🎥, your chance to warm up with friends and popcorn!🍿 Whether in need of a break from lectures or simply a comfy evening with fellow students, you’ll find it from here.

We’re gathering at the A2 lecture hall in the Undergraduate Center’s A-wing on the 18th of February at 17:30 to get swept into the wonderful world of 🐼 Kung Fu Panda 🍜, after which we’ll move to an afterparty to chill, play board games and munch on pizza! 🍕

The event costs 4€ (including the movie, snacks and pizza&cola at the afterparty), to be payed at arrival by either cash or card. Signup is now open through the @DataGuildEventBot: call /events to get started! We’re excited to see you there! 🙌🏻


Data Guild is turning 3 years old – To celebrate this, join us at the Epoch(3), the now mythically traditional annual ball of the association.

The celebration begins on Saturday, 26th of February, at 17:00 at Smökki with cocktails, fine snacks and entertainment. Here, around 18:00, we will have a luxurious sitsit with food and people out of this world. The night tops off after the sitsit with a vibrant afterparty – And who knows where the night leads after that?

More details and sign up:

Sign up by 20.2. 18:00. Sign-up is binding after it has closed.

For any questions, contact

What: Annual celebration of Data Guild
When: 26.2.2022 17:00 – Late Night, Sillis brunch the next day 12:00 – 18:00
Where: Otaniemi, Otakaari 20
Dresscode: Smart Casual to Black Tie
How much: Main party 35€ (alcohol free 32€), Sillis 5€
Why: For the glory of Data Guild, of course!

2. AYY

T150 – Teekkari Point Card

Re-experience the charm of the freshman year as you collect Teekkari points and find out if you can become a HyperSuperTeekkari!

In connection with the Teekkarius150 anniversary, you can complete the Teekkari Point Card, in which you can receive points from many of the already familiar recreations and T150-themed activities. Point cards are distributed at T150 events and are always advertised on Instagram and on the tg-channel. So remember to follow T150 on social media @teekkarius150 (Telegram, Instagram, Facebook).

The first opportunity to collect points is on Winter Day, where we are handing out cards at the T150 checkpoint. Come and say hello, get your card and have fun throughout the anniversary!


The craziest downhill race is here again!

On Shrove Tuesday (1.3.) it’s time to find you something that passes for a sled and head on over to Kaivopuisto park, Helsinki! Students from all over are showing up for an action-packed afternoon outdoors – so why not you as well?

The most daring and ambitious ones take part in the legendary Academic Downhill Race, where teams pilot their home-made sleds in the hope of winning the grand prize! Sleds and teams are judged not only on their run’s distance, but creativity and showmanship as well. 

After the amazing afternoon sledding the action continues with the Laskiaisappro Pub Crawl where you can slalom through downtown Helsinki touring bars all the way to the official afterparty Gravitaatio!

WHAT: Laskiaisrieha 2022

WHERE: Kaivopuisto park, Helsinki

WHEN: Shrove Tuesday 1.3. 

MORE INFORMATION:, (registration for downhill race closes on 20.2.)

Teekkarispeksi 2022: Signal – Tickets out Now!

The Speksi Teaser is out!

Speksi is a full night’s student musical theater spectacle with a hint of improvisation. This year, Teekkarispeksi 2022 jumps aboard a spaceship – straight into the world of scifi.

Androids clatter on and the coffee-substitute-machine keeps on beeping. The space research station goes through exciting times as the world-renowned scientist Reine Haan’s new machine picks up an unexpected signal. Where does the signal originate from and what is it trying to tell us?

Tickets on sale now! Get yours from our website. (Show is in Finnish).

Follow Teekkarispeksi: IG, FB

Teekkaripurjehtijat: Join our Navigation course 1!

Teekkaripurjehtijat (TRIP) is organising Navigation course 1 in English this Spring with an authorized teacher. Navigation 1 gives you the basic navigation skills and it does not require previous knowledge of navigation. The focus is on navigating the Baltic Sea and lakes.

🌊 When: Mondays 28.2.-11.4. at 18:00-20:15
🌊 Price: 65€ (students) / 79€ (graduated).
🌊 For whom: The course is only for members of Teekkaripurjehtijat ry. Join TRIP here.
🌊 Where: Meets-platform

The registration will close on 14.2 at 23:59. The registration and more information can be found here

The second application round of TTE Fund is open!

TTE Fund can grant financial aid for all AYY members as well as communities operating in connection with it. TTE Fund supports operations that reach for the stars, get other people excited to join in and can be seen and heard.

You can apply for grants from TTE-Fund in two ways: through the application rounds arranged approximately three times a year and through the continuous application period which is open during the academic terms. During the continuous application period, you can apply for the grants with the maximum of 2000€, whereas the amount of project grants during the actual application rounds is not limited.

The second application round of 2022 ends on Sunday 20 March 2022 at 11.59 pm.

More information:

3. Aalto

AllWell? 2022 Study wellbeing questionnaire will be open in Ferbruary!

Dear 2nd year Bachelor’s and 1st year Master’s students – how are you? Please answer the study wellbeing questionnaire emailed to you.You get personal feedback and help us develop. 

The questionnaire will be available online from 16 Feb. to 2 March. 2022. Your response will remain anonymous.

After replying, you will get personal feedback with ideas on

  • how to handle stress in a better way
  • how to improve your study skills
  • how to stop procrastinating with difficult issues
  • how feelings affect study performance

We will communicate the programme level results to the heads of the degree programmes for the development of teaching.

AllWell? study well-being questionnaire

Things to remember when registering in Sisu

There are four important things to remember when you are registering for courses in Sisu. More information here.

Inclusion of international students at Aalto

15.2. 14:00-16:00 in Zoom

At this event, Tommi Ostrovskij will present his master’s thesis, “Foreign degree students’ experiences of social inclusion and its consequences at Aalto University”, followed by Q&A and panel discussion on the thesis.

For more information on the panelists and registration, please click on the link. The event will be held in English.