Newsletter 7/2022

The fuksi major has decided that Wappu will be arranged this year! Yay!

0. Calendar

  • 4.3.: Deadline for tutor application
  • 9.3.: CampusOmstart!

1. Guild

Tutor applications are open!

The deadline for tutor applications is today! Links to the info and the signup form can be found below.


Signup Form:

If you have any queries message @pikapip

2. AYY

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:

Teekkarispeksi 2022: SIGNAL – Premiere 22nd Mar~!

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


Welcome to the campus! It is time to return to the Otaniemi campus after too many months at home behind our computer screens. Join us at CampusOmstart live on campus 9.3.2022 at 12-16 for music, speakers, activities, services, and most importantly – to be together face to face.

The co-organised (AYY & Aalto) CampusOmstart! event kicks off at the main square at 12. Otto Usvajärvi from AYY and vice president of Aalto University, Petri Suomala, will give a speech to welcome the Aalto community back. DJ will be playing music and Retuperän WBK orchestra will be present as well.

After the programme outside, the event will continue inside in the entrance halls of Väre and Undergraduate Centre, as well as in Harald Herlin Learning Centre. Also, the Museum of Student Life will be open from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m., free entrance!

The detailed program for the event is coming soon. Registration not needed, just show up and see you there!

Read more:
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SCI Study Advisors wish you all good luck on the new period!

❗️IV period’s new weekly on-call hours at CSG’s guild room are on Tuesdays at 10-12.
💡New: You can now book a personal online meeting for Study Advisors at!

In case you are not familiar with Vihta, it is an online booking software where you can book appointments to all staff members of the Learning Services for matters like study planning, course credit transfer, study time extension etc.

Mastering your thesis

You are warmly welcome to attend the Mastering your thesis event! The event provides a great opportunity to hear and ask about the master’s thesis process, from finding the topic to finalizing your work. You will have the possibility to ask questions and hear tips from supervisors and fellow graduates. Mark your calendar for the Mastering your thesis and join the event!

To whom: To SCI master’s students, who want to know more about writing their Master’s thesis
When: on Thursday, March 10th 2022, at 15:00-17:00
Where: The event takes place online in Zoom. Zoom link to join the event:
Language: English

Program 2022:
15:00-15:25 Opening words, thesis administrative process
Study Secretaries Paavo Nisula & Hanna Alve
15:25-15:55 Professor Petri Vuorimaa (CCIS)
15:55-16:25 Programme Director Antti Hannukainen (MATH&OR)
16:25-16:30 Break
16:30-16:50 Students’ experiences
16:50- Questions and discussion, closing the event

Grow and Innovate this summer with Aalto ITP

Are you looking for something to do during this summer, and missing a minor? If so, join Information Technology Program here at Aalto, where students come together from different study backgrounds and nationalities to work in a student team on a project for a real company.You get to choose from three specialization tracks for courses that support the business project. The minor is suitable for both bachelor’s and master’s students, as long as you have at least 60 credits completed by the time you apply. ITP is not only about interesting studies and project work experience, we also put together fun events for our students during the summer. Find more information and the application here! Apply by April 1st 16.00.

4. Other

Greetings from TEK

Hey everyone!

For many international students, finding a field relevant job is the major challenge in living and thriving in Finland, and in staying here after graduation. At the moment many of you are either applying, or have already applied, for a summer job, which is a super vital step in this, and one that we in TEK we can help with!

TEK is the union for academic engineers and architects in Finland, meaning we connect together students and graduates in a community of over 77,000 people. In Finland it is very common to be a part of a union, and they play a key role in representing your rights and making agreements with employers.

We have a range of resources and services to help in both applying to a job in Finland, and in ensuring you aren’t taken legal advantage once you get an offer. This includes for example CV, cover letter and job interview tips and clinics to ensure you have the highest possible chance of getting a job here, as well as lawyers who can read through your contract before you sign it to make sure it is fair to you. We also provide salary recommendations to help ensure you are paid what you are worth.

As well as these are a range of other benefits, such as help for aspiring entrepreneurs, work life mental health support and a range of webinars and courses, and we also play an active role in funding student life and culture!

Most importantly, membership as a student is completely free! You can sign up at

This year for the first time TEK has a Student Liaison specifically for international students (me!), so hopefully this won’t be the last time you hear the name TEK! If you have questions about joining that can’t be answered on our website, then feel free to message me (@KvTykki). As an international student myself I know all about the difficulties that can come up when job seeking here, so there won’t be any judgement from me about any kind of question 🙂

Join the Effective Altruism Intro Program!

How do we do good, better? Do you want to build a career that not only benefits you but also has a real positive impact on the world? Would you like to meet interesting people from multidisciplinary backgrounds, who have a shared passion for doing good? The Effective Altruism Intro Program is an eye-opening and rewarding 8-week program starting on April 1st. Every week consists of readings and discussion on themes like effective career choices, empathy, global health and existential risks. The program offers you a great opportunity to talk with and learn from like-minded people about doing good in effective ways.
 Apply by March 13th:

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