Newsletter 5/2022

Tutor applications for 2022 are open, the movie night is today, and the signup for Data Guild’s annual ball Epoch(3) is still open. The signup for Gravitaatio – the afterparty to Laskiaisrieha – opens today as well.

0. Calendar

  • 17.2.: DGCC Movie Night
  • 26.2.: Epoch(3)
  • 1.3.: Laskiaisrieha, Laskiaisappro and Gravitaati0
  • 4.3.: Deadline for tutor application

1. Guild

Tutor applications are open!

Tutor applications for 2022 are now open. Links to the info and the signup form can be found below. The deadline for applications is the 4th of March


Signup Form:

If you have any queries message @pikapip

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

Gravitaatio is back

Get ready to experience the pull of Gravitaatio as we stumble down the rabbit hole from Laskiaisrieha all the way to Apollo!

After sledding and crawling, we get to fight the influence of gravity while jumping and dancing to the beat of some of the best artists in Finland!

Gravitaatio is held on Shrove Tuesday (March 1st) as an after party for Laskiaisrieha & Laskiaisappro. 

More information can be found on our Facebook page and website ( Ticket sales begin already on Friday 18th of February at Kide.App, so be ready!

Kavitaatio 2022 coming soon

The greatest PT’s fuksi party of the year is around the corner! With this year’s theme – Casino Royale, you get the chance to dress like a secret agent and have tons of fun 🥳 Your mission: Join us with a poker face and ”bond” together for a gambling night with good friends 🎰 Stay alert and follow our Facebook and Instagram page for more information and exciting activities 🤩

WHAT: Kavitaatio 2022
THEME: Casino Royale
WHERE: Smökki
WHEN: Wednesday 16.3 20:00 – 3:00
PRICE: 10€ (including badge)

Don’t miss out on the GREATEST FUKSI PARTY OF THE YEAR! 😉

Facebook event:
Instagram page:

Teekkarispeksi 2022: SIGNAL – Student Musical

Teekkarispeksi brings you a full night’s spectacle of student musical theater with a hint of improvisation. This year, Teekkarispeksi 2022 jumps aboard a spaceship – straight into the world of scifi. Check out the teaser!

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?

Get your tickets now at ! (Show is in Finnish).

Follow Teekkarispeksi: IG , FB 

3. Aalto

Apply: International Master’s Programme in Communication and Data Science

Bachelor students in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, now it’s your chance to study a year at sunny Lisbon or the heart of French Alpes!

The Master’s Programme in Communications and Data Science is a double degree programme offered by the Unite! university network. It’s a two-year programme carried out jointly with three European universities: Aalto University, Université Grenoble Alpes and Universidade de Lisboa. Students start their studies at Aalto and after one year, they continue either in France or Portugal.

The application period is open from 15th February to 15th March 2022, the studies start in autumn 2022. Please join us on an info session on 24th February at 13:00 or check the recording later. Please register here.

For more information, please see Into.

AllWell? 2022 Study wellbeing questionnaire is open!

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

4. Other

Hackathon on Sustainable Forestry

The “Kvarken Space Economy” is a project aiming to raise regional space technology awareness, help developing a long lasting ecosystem utilizing the new space economy and boosting space-related business, as well as demonstrating the use of space technology and satellite data. The project is realized in the region of Botnia Atlantica in Sweden and Finland. It aims to support regional businesses to develop opportunities within the “new space economy” and commercialize existing space-based data, and is also designing a technology demonstration satellite mission “KvarkenSat” with imaging, positioning and radio communication capabilities. As a part of achieving these objectives, “Kvarken Space Economy” is organizing a hackathon in March 2022 called “KvarkenSat Innovation Challenge 2022 on Sustainable Forestry”.

You can find more information here.

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