I       PT

  1. Information about events in 2021 – Updated 10.1.2022
  2. PT x TiK regular sport sessions
  3. PT Info Channel on Telegram
  4. PT’s LinkedIn group
  5. Board meetings in 2022

II     CHEM

  1. Study feedback
  2. Study advisor hours on III period
  3. Skating with Vuorimieskilta 25.1.

III    OTHER

  1. Summer Job Day 2022 Recruitment Event
  2. Mental health promoting activities for students in 2022
  3. Become a wellbeing ambassador
  4. Polijazz dance courses start 14.2. in Otaniemi
  5. Aalwarts
  6. Space Kimble Tournament 26.3

IV    Summer jobs

  1. The Department of Computes Science is now looking for Summer employees

 

  1. Regards from Spokesperson-secretary

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

I          PT

1.       Information about events in 2021 – Updated 10.1.2022

The board of PT decided in the meeting held on 10.1. that the association will follow all regulations and recommendations of the Regional State Administrative Agency, Finnish institute for health and welfare, university and Student Union in its events.

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2.       PT x TiK regular sport sessions

PT x TiK regular sport sessions have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

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3.       PT Info Channel on Telegram

PT now has a separate Telegram channel for official announcements and news about the association – PT Info Channel! All the most important announcements and news about the association will be posted in the channel from now on, for example about events and the summary of the weekly newsletter sent by email. The #PT-chat will remain as a chat for discussions between PT members. You can join the PT Info Channel here: https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFAZzeI4birVAcfBZg.

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4.       PT’s LinkedIn group

Applications for summer jobs have begun so a quick reminder that PT has their own LinkedIn site and group! LinkedIn is a great way to get contacts and network with your student colleagues. Open summer jobs from our field will be informed about in the group as well!

Link to join the group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13559286/
Link to the PT LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/prosessiteekkarit-ry/

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5.       Board meetings in 2022

The board meetings are on Mondays at 18:00 and you are all welcome to follow! You can check scheduled meetings in the association’s event calendar. The meetings will be held in pHuone.

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II        CHEM

6.       Study feedback

Hi all!

We would like to remind you about the importance of study feedback! We can only react to issues concerning your studies if we are made aware of them.

If for example the assessment criteria changes during the course or you have not received your exam results within four weeks, inform the Head of Study Affairs so that they can intervene.

For any Bachelor’s level related study feedback you can contact Mariina through:

  1. Email: opintovastaava@prosessiteekkarit.fi
  2. Telegram: @mariinatikka
  3. The anonymous feedback form

For any Master’s level related study feedback you can contact the Heads of Study Affairs of the guilds:

KK: @pikkuhart or feedback form

PJK: @ilmarihieta or feedback form

VK: @Janttila or feedback form

More information about student rights can be found here.

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7.       Study advisor hours on III period

If you have any questions regarding your studies or wish to collect your lab pass, you can come without an appointment to the study counsellors’ post to ask questions or just talk. The help desk of the study advisors is located in the main lobby across from the janitor’s cubicle. (Kemistintie 1).

The bachelor’s studies advisor is present:

Mondays at 10-12

Tuesdays at 10–12

Thursdays every other week at 12.30–14.30

The master’s studies advisor is present:

Thursdays at 12.30–14.30

The exchange studies advisor is present:

Fridays at 10.20–12.20

Study advisors of the CHEM bachelor’s programme:

Julia Tofferi and Aarni Aspi, kandi-neuvojat-chem(at)aalto.fi

Swedish-speaking study advisor

Charlotta Livman, studieradgivare-chem(at)aalto.fi, TG: @ChalleLivman

Exchange studies advisor

Songwen He, kv-neuvoja-chem(at)aalto.fi, TG: @zokehe

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8.       Skating with Vuorimieskilta 25.1.

Hi all!

Culture and sports event correspondants of Vuorimieskilta launch 2022 skating season. Bring your friends and arrive at the Tapiola Ice Garden on 25 January at 6 pm. You don’t need your own skates, because you can rent skates from Cafe Hile for 5 €/ hour.

Event is open to everyone.

Fuksis: come and get the Old guild fuksi point

NOTE! Weather reserve ⛸

Tldr;

What: VK skates

When: on 25 Januray at 6 pm

Where: Tapiola Ice Garden

What does it cost: nothing! (skate rent 5 € / hour)

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III      OTHER

9.       Summer Job Day 2022 Recruitment Event

Looking for a summer job or a thesis assignment? Come and meet employers at Summer Job Day 2022 recruitment event!

Summer Job Day event brings together students and employers of arts, business, design and technology. This year, Summer Job Day will be organized as a webinar where you will have the chance to hear different organizations pitch their summer job opportunities during two webinars!  Each exhibitor will have a three minute pitch. After the webinar, you can join video meeting sessions of many different participating organizations and ask questions concerning summer jobs, thesis assignments and more!

Before the main event, you’ll also have the opportunity to join a CV & LinkedIn -clinic hosted by representatives from different exhibitor organizations. The clinics are organized on January 19th.

A detailed schedule of the event & clinics can be found below!

Register for the event to attend and receive notifications & link to the event via email. Registration opens on January 13th. Note! The event link will not be posted on this main event page, so the event will only be accessible through registering. If you are having difficulties with the registration or miss the deadline and need the link, please contact careerservices@aalto.fi.

What’s in it for me?

-Find a summer job or a thesis assignment for summer 2022

-Create contacts and network with employers

-Get help with your CV & LinkedIn -profile

Need help with summer job hunting? Read also our tips for hunting a summer job.

WHAT: Recruitment event for all Aalto University students

WHERE: Webinar via Teams

WHEN: Thursday, January 20th 2022, time TBA

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10.    Mental health promoting activities for students in 2022

Happy New Year from Nyyti!

This message contains information about upcoming online chats for students, and tools for mental wellbeing and coping in studies. Come join our chats, learn life skills online and share information about events to others, too! Nyyti is a national non-profit organisation that promotes the mental health and learning ability of all students in Finland.

MIELENTEKOJA-CHAT: 1-ON-1 PEER SUPPORT ONLINE

MielenTEKoja-chat is available in English on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. You can chat one-on-one with another university student and get peer support on any topic related to student life, mental wellbeing or study ability. The volunteer on-call counsellors are regular students trained by Nyyti. No matter how big or small your question is, you can bring it here! The chat is anonymous and free of charge.

Enter mielenTEKoja-chat here: https://www.nyyti.fi/en/projects/mielentekoja/

Share info about the chat to other English speaking students, too! Feel free to use our ready made content for IG and TikTok: click here!

NYYTI’S GROUP CHATS IN ENGLISH

Our anonymous group chats are open to all students. Chats in English are on Tuesdays at 6–8 p.m. The group chats are a place to share ideas and experiences on a variety of topics related to student life. Once a month, we chat in English.

Upcoming group chats:

Tue 25.1. How to find relationships at the beginning of studies?

Tue 22.2. How to manage?

Tue 22.3. Time management in studies

Tue 19.4. Self-criticism and sense of insufficiency

Tue 17.5. Can I find my position in working life?

Tue 14.6. How can I find my strengths?

Learn more and join the group chats herehttps://www.nyyti.fi/en/for-students/chat/

LEARN LIFE SKILLS

Nyyti’s Learn Life Skills website provides you with information, tips and tools which can help you enhance your own wellbeing. The material covers multiple relevant topics, such as time management, study exhaustion, self-esteem and stress etc. Start practising today!

Learn Life Skills in English: https://www.nyyti.fi/en/for-students/learn-life-skills/

STORIES

Read other students’ stories about living and dealing with mental health or life management difficulties. You might find out you are not alone.

Read stories here: https://www.nyyti.fi/en/stories/

FIND HELP

You are worthy of help and support. See our list of professionals who offer students and young adults help and support in different challenging life situations.

Find help here: https://www.nyyti.fi/en/for-students/find-help/

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11.    Become a wellbeing ambassador

Looking for a paid, part-time job? Become a Wellbeing Ambassador!

Are you a student at Aalto University with an interest in community-building at our university? Are you interested in wellbeing and/or inclusion of minorities? Are you tech-savvy with social media?

Oasis of Radical Wellbeing is looking for four paid, part-time Wellbeing Ambassadors.

Read more about the positions and apply by Jan 31st!

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12.    Polijazz dance courses start 14.2. in Otaniemi

Are you tired of sitting home and not having enough space to dance? We got you, come to dance with us to the dance courses starting in February!

The sign up opens 24.1. onwards. We offer 1st time for free and a discount when you bring a friend with you!

Read more from our websites: https://polijazz.fi/en/courses/

Spring term 14.2.-13.5.2021 Otaniemi

Modern dance: Mondays klo 16:30-17:45 (intermediate)

Breaking: Wednesdays klo 19–20 (beginner), 20–21 (advanced)

Oriental dance: Thursdays 18–19 (open level)

We speak EN&FI.

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13.    Aalwarts

Just yesterday an owl delivered a mysterious letter to you. You have been accepted to study in the famous Aalwarts, the School of Wizards and Witchcraft. Can you graduate with honors or will you fail the potions class? Be careful not to fall from your broom and never go to the dungeons. Gather a team and start your Aalwarts adventure!

Go and play the outdoor puzzle adventure game in Otaniemi! Read the instructions here: https://www.aalto.fi/en/study-at-aalto/aalwarts-the-outdoor-puzzle-adventure-game-for-students

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14.    Space Kimble Tournament 26.3

Is your favorite color blue, red, green, or yellow? Do you like to click on the dice and take action with friends in extremely exciting competition situations? And isn’t space a pretty fun place? THIS IS AN EVENT JUST FOR YOU!

In honor of the 35th anniversary of the Jäynä competition, the SPACE KIMBLE TOURNAMENT will be held on March 26th, 2022 at Trap Factory! Gather 2-4 persons gang and sign up for a 20€ entry fee per team. Places are limited, so it’s worth being even faster than a shooting star! Registration opens 17th of December at 4 pm at https://jayna.fi/en/avaruuskimble. If you do not want to take part in the tournament yourself, you can come to encourage the teams and enjoy the thrill of the race. There will be games and other program during the tournament, more about this later!

The exact rules of the competition will be published later. Each team will be given four Fat Lizard beers upon participation, non-alcoholic options are also available. Covid-19 certifications will be checked from everyone who attends the event.

The Space Kimble is organized in collaboration with Tactic, Aalto Ventures Program and Fat Lizard!

What: Space Kimble

Where: at Trap Factory

When: on 26th of March (26.3.2022)

What costs: 20€ per team, others 0€

Why: Because Kimble is fun!

How: Sign up here: https://jayna.fi/en/avaruuskimble

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IV      Summer jobs

15.    The Department of Computes Science is now looking for Summer employees

We at the Department of Computer Science want to offer motivated students a chance to work on interesting research topics with us. We are looking for BSc or MSc degree students at Aalto or some other university to work with us during the summer 2022. If you have enjoyed your studies and want to learn more about computer science, this might be your place. We do not expect you to have previous research experience; this could be the start of your bright researcher career! You will be supported by other summer employees and doctoral students & postdocs at the department.

Ready to apply? See the complete list of the available topics below, choose the topic(s) (max. 5) that interest you the most and list them in the order of preference on the application form.

Please submit your application through our recruitment system. The application form will close on 17th January 2022 at 23:59 Finnish time (UTC +2).

Link to the application form: https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-positions/summer-employee-positions-2022-at-department-of-computer-science

To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Up-to-date transcript of records (unofficial is ok)

Are you an international student or coming from abroad? Please check the Aalto Science Institute AScI internship programme for international summer employees. https://www.aalto.fi/en/aalto-science-institute/how-to-apply-to-the-asci-internship-programme

AScI arranges activities for international summer employees who have applied through their call and helps in finding the apartment in Espoo.

More information If you have questions regarding the applying please contact Sanni Kirmanen from HR Team. firstname.lastname@aalto.fi.

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16.    Regards from Spokesperson-secretary

Hello! Hope you had a relaxing weekend! A good week starts with funny video.

Kai Karvetti
Spokesperson-secretary 2022 | Prosessiteekkarit ry
+358505723651 | tiedottajasihteeri@prosessiteekkarit.fi
School of Chemical Engineering | Aalto University

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