- PT x TiK regular sport sessions
- PT Info Channel on Telegram
- PT’s LinkedIn group
- Board meetings in 2022
- PT’s feedback form
- [New] Association’s Fall Survey
- Family and friends sitsit 15.12.
- CHEM events Telegram channel
- Study feedback
- [New] Master’s major sauna 9.12.
- [New] New online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023
- [New] Independence Day Torchlight Procession for students of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area 6.12.
- Bubbly Business Cocktail Workshop 8.12.
- Pre-Christmas Party of the Village 10.12.
- [New] Pre-ChristmasPong 14.12.
- [New] New Year’s party 31.12.
- [New] FBI-day 25.1.
- Joulun tähden – Dominante’s traditional Christmas concerts
- Apply for Aalto-Helsinki 2023 iGEM Team
- Regards from Spokesperson-secretary
9.12. Master’s major sauna
10.12. Pre-Christmas Party of the Village
UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS AND TICKET SALES
8.12. 12PM FBI-day
1. PT x TiK regular sport sessions
Pack your indoor shoes and head to the ball sports hall of Otahalli every Thursday from 1.9. onwards at 21-22! There you will be able to play badminton or basketball with TiK and other PT members.
2. 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.
3. 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/
4. Board meetings in 2022
Next board meeting is on 22.11. at 5pm! You can check scheduled meetings in the association’s event calendar. The meetings will be held at pHuone.
5. PT’s feedback form
Is there something bothering you and want to change it? Has something gone exceptionally well? You can send us anonymous feedback on PT’s website or using this link.
6. [New] Association’s Fall Survey
The year is almost over and it’s time to enjoy the Christmas. However, we are asking all members to give feedback by answering the Association’s Fall Survey. You can find the survey here.
Constructive feedback helps the association to develop its events and activities for the next year. The survey is anonymous, but after submitting your answer you will receive a link to enter the draw to win a pair of PT socks!
The survey closes 21.12.2022
Greetings, PT’s board
7. Family and friends sitsit 15.12.
Dear members of Prosessiteekkarit! It is again the time of the year when you can bring your loved ones to enjoy the sitsi culture of Otaniemi. Whether you bring your friend, mother, or your grandfather, prepare yourself for an unforgettable evening.
Sign-up for the event opens at PT’s registration machine (https://prosessiteekkarit.fi/ilmo/event/183) on Friday 25.11. at 12.00 and closes on Sunday 4.12. at 23.55. The sign-up becomes binding after closing.
Please be prepared to fill in the sign-up information for both yourself and your guest (name, special diets, drink choices). There is a possibility to purchase drink tickets along with the sign-up, if you want to enjoy more drinks in addition to the ones served during the course of the sitsit. Payment details will be sent to registrants after closing. The person who registers pays for themself and their guest.
This event does not have an afterparty.
WHAT? Family and friend sitsit
WHERE? Servin mökki, Jämeräntaival 4
WHEN? Thursday 15.12. cocktail event at 17.45, gong at 18.30
WHY? Bring your friend or family member to see the Otaniemi sitsi culture!
PRICE? 20 €/person
Family and friend sitsit follows Aalto University Student Union’s (AYY) Safer Space Policy. Event aims to be equal and comfortable for everyone. If you see or experience inappropriate conduct, you have the right to intervene in the situation. If you wish, you can also get in touch with AYY’s harassment contact persons: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. CHEM events Telegram channel
Keep on track what happens at CHEM – join the CHEM events Telegram channel: https://t.me/chemtapahtumat
9. Study feedback
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:
- Email: email@example.com
- Telegram: @mariinatikka
- 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.
10. [New] Master’s major sauna 9.12.
Do you agonize over choosing your major for Master’s? Do you not know what choice is the best one for you?
Come to listen to students’ views and experiences from different CHEM Master’s majors at Ossinsauna on 9th of December from 6PM onward. In the event, there is an opportunity to go to a sauna and have free FOOD! Remember to take an open mind and your own towel with you to the event, the most prepared sauna-goers also take some cash with them.
WHAT? Master’s major sauna
WHEN? 09.12.2022 from 6PM to 10PM
WHY? An opportunity to hear students’ experiences about Master’s majors
11. [New] New online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023
CHEM-E2225 Wood Material Science (5 cr) course is organized for the first time in the online format in spring 2023. You may follow the course independently whenever it is suitable for you during III period 10.1. – 14.2.2023. The course includes short videos, texts, exercises and online exams. The course starts with an online introduction 10.1.2023 at 10:15. Register to the course by 16.1.2023
More info can be found here
12. [New] Independence Day Torchlight Procession for students of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area 6.12.
The student unions of the Capital Region are celebrating Independence Day together, just like last year. This year, students will join the procession for student wellbeing and mental health. The event is organised by the student unions of the Capital Region: HYY, AYY, ArtSU, SHS, Kadettitoverikunta, Metka and Helga.
The procession is filled with festive atmosphere and light in the spirit of the forward-looking student movement. Put on your student’s / teekkaricap and weather-appropriate outerwear. We recommend that flagbearers and heralds wear dark clothing, but the dress code for everyone else is ‘come as you are’!
The festivities begin with the placing of wreaths at Sankariristi at the Hietaniemi cemetery at 4 pm. The procession starts off from the Hietaniemi Chapel at the cemetery at around 5 pm, and its route is as follows: Hietaniemenkatu – Arkadiankatu – Pohjoisesplanadi – Presidential Palace – Mariankatu – Aleksanterinkatu – Senate Square. The President of the Republic greets the procession from the Palace balcony.
A public celebration is held at the Senate Square from around 5.55 pm to 6.15 pm. The programme includes choral singing and the speeches of Mayor and representatives of the student unions.
The event is open to everyone, and you can join the procession even if you do not belong to any student organisation. We warmly welcome you all!
More info and schedule can be found here!
What: Independence Day Torchlight Procession for students of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Where: Starts at the chapel of Hietaniemi Cemetery
When: 6 Dec 2022 from 4pm onwards
13. Bubbly Business Cocktail Workshop 8.12.
“Only aristocrats and degenerates drink champagne in the morning!” they say. But is there really a better way to prepare yourself for glamorous holiday spirit than enjoying a nice cocktail with a sparkling crown?
On Thursday 8th of December Aalto Cocktail organizes Bubbly Business Cocktail Workshop at the best club room of the campus – 100 Monkeys. There our skillful mixologists will guide you through carefully prepared menu of royale cocktails. There are only a limited number of tickets available, so be fast!
WHAT: Cocktail Workshop: Bubbly Business
WHERE: 100 Monkeys (Jämeräntaival 11 G)
WHEN: 8.12.2022 at 18:00
PRICE: 15 €
TICKETS & INFO: https://www.aaltococktail.com/events
14. Pre-Christmas Party of the Village 10.12.
It’s time to start getting ready for Christmas, as Campus Section and Otahoas will organize the traditional pre-Christmas Party of the Village on Saturday, 10 Dec. The event begins with a cocktail party in the cozy premises of the Museum of Student Life from 6.30 onwards. Afterward, we will head to Rantasauna to enjoy Christmassy entertainment and food and drinks prepared by the village elves.
The pre-Christmas Party program also includes Christmassy activities, the announcement of the Campus Section’s competition winners, the gift of the Campus Section to Teekkari Village, live music, a sauna, and cozy evening entertainment!
So come and raise your glass to the approaching Christmas together with other villagers!
WHAT? Pre-Christmas Party of the Village
WHERE? Museum of Student Life, Jämeräntaival 3 (the cocktail event), Rantasauna (the main event)
WHEN? 10th of Dec at 6.30 PM (the cocktail event), 8 PM -> (the main event)
WHY? Good company, delicious food, a warm sauna, and Christmassy vibes – is there anything better than that?
WHAT DOES IT COST? Free of charge!
15. [New] Pre-ChristmasPong 14.12.
✨🎅🏼Pre-Christmas has arrived to Otaniemi!🎅🏼✨
Is the Christmas porridge starting to taste too bland for you? Do you want to instead of decorating gingerbreads humiliate your friends in Beer Pong?
Welcome to Pre-ChristmasPong, which will be held 14.12. at Otakaari 20 upstairs right after the association’s fall meeting!🎄🍻There are 32 team slots that are filled in chronological order. The registration is NOW open: https://abp.ayy.fi/ilmo/event/6
WHERE OK20 upstairs
WHEN: 14.12. at 19:00
PRICE: 6 € per team/ 4 € ABP members
16. [New] New Year’s party 31.12.
What? Is it already December and the year is coming to an end? Are you still missing plans to celebrate the New Year?✨
This year, AK and AS are organising an explosive new year’s party and YOU are warmly invited! If you want to listen to amazing live music, great DJ sets and enjoy the wonderful party atmosphere, head to Smökki on the last day of the year from 8pm onwards to celebrate with us!
See you at the New Year’s Eve party!!!
What: New Year’s party!
Where: at Smökki, Jämeräntaival 4
When: 31.12.2022 starting at 8pm
Until: 1.1.2023 at 2am
Who: students, graduates, people who like Otaniemi
Why: WOOO NEW YEAR’S PARTY!!!!
Ticket sales open on 12.12 at 12:00 on kide.app!
17. [New] FBI-day 25.1.
The classic and legendary FBI-day (Forest Based Industries) is back!
Current and future professionals of bioforest industry get together in Oulu on 25.1.2023. We will leave to Oulu on Tue 24.1. and head back home on Thu 26.1., so the trip is two nights long this year!
The FBI-day starts off in Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu with a seminar with the topic of diversification of the forest-based industry or “Growing new branches in forest-based industry”. In the afternoon it is time for the versatile and comprehensive business exhibitions, in which the business presenters introduce their firms. Also, the young bioforest industry enthusiasts are able to check out the job market for the next summer and ask questions from the presenters. After the formal part it is time for the social evening and the evening entertainment. So, come have a productive and networking -filled working life day!
The event is free for students and includes transportation and overnight stays. The event will be held in English. The event is open to all CHEM students.
Registration starts on Thursday 8.12. at 12:00 here remember to sign up in the Aalto University quota.
18. Joulun tähden – Dominante’s traditional Christmas concerts
Aalto University’s mixed choir Dominante warmly welcomes you to the atmospheric Christmas concerts Joulun tähden! The program includes the most beloved Christmas tunes, traditional Dominante Christmas repertoire and some new acquaintances. The choir is conducted by Seppo Murto.
Baritone soloist Juhana Kotilainen and organist Arttu Selonen will participate in the Christmas concerts.
Tue 13 December at 19, Tapiola church
Mon 19 December at 19, Helsinki Cathedral
Tickets 25 / 15 / 40 € from the choir members or from Dominante’s online store:
More information about Dominante:
19. Apply for Aalto-Helsinki 2023 iGEM Team
Are you looking for an interesting and meaningful project for next year? Do you want a chance to create and pursue your own ideas in research?
We are now recruiting Aalto University and University of Helsinki BSc and MSc students to form a new iGEM team to represent Finland in the world’s largest synthetic biology competition, iGEM, held next year in Paris. The Aalto-Helsinki team will design, develop and execute their own research project from scratch and present their results in the Grand Jamboree in October 2023.
Application form: https://forms.gle/S87vEUuuSdwx2pP39
Being a part of an iGEM team allows you to plan your own research project from scratch in three phases. In spring, you will get to know your team members and decide on the project you will try to develop during the summer. The team will also reach out to companies and gather funding. The summer consists of practical work and testing your design. In autumn, you will present your project and compete with other iGEM teams for the Grand Prize, as well as other Track and Special Awards.
Find out more about iGEM on: http://igem.org/Main_Page
To get a better idea what an iGEM project could be please take a look at the previous teams’ wiki pages and Aalto-Helsinki social media:
2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Instagram/TikTok: @aaltohelsinki_igem LinkedIn/Facebook: Aalto-Helsinki iGEM
Aalto-Helsinki 2022 Promotion video: https://video.igem.org/w/trZdkNeP2XzJA6FbAWaeSm
Who are we looking for?
iGEM is not only a science project, but includes a variety of activities the team will pursue during their year. These include for example science communication, education, web design, presentations and entrepreneurship. MSc and BSc students from different field with knowledge and interest in:
Graphic design / Video-making and editing
Molecular biosciences / (Bio)chemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / (Bio)medicine
Marketing / Product development / Start-ups
Bioinformatics / Information technology / Computer Science / Web-design / Statistics
Education and outreach
Pedagogics / Communication
Chemical engineering / Bioprocesses / Biomaterials / Electrical engineering / Environmental Engineering
Environmental science / Physics / Psychology / Mathematics
Even if your field is not on the list but you think you would be a valuable addition to the team do not hesitate to apply!
Why should you join?
Unique summer job opportunity
- three-month contracts negotiable for team members
- design your own workflow with your team
- learn to work independently and manage project activities
Get study credits for the work outside the summer period
- from 10 to 15 ECTS
Bring your own ideas to life
- design and build a research project from scratch
- work in a team of 10 international students
Gain valuable experience in
- design and product development
- project planning
- designing laboratory experiments
- practical laboratory work
- documentation and scientific writing
- science communication
Become part of an international network
- iGEM network: find new career opportunities
- connect and collaborate with other international teams
- participate in conferences and talks in Finland and abroad
Experience the Grand Jamboree in Paris
- bringing together all 350 teams to celebrate their work
- gain insights on work opportunities and advances in research
Apply before January 8th, 2023!
Applications are now open and the deadline for submitting your application is the 8th of January 2023 at 23.59. More information & application form can be found at: http://www.aaltohelsinki.com/
Application form: https://forms.gle/S87vEUuuSdwx2pP39
For any questions, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to us on our Instagram.
We wish the best of luck to all applicants and hope to see you in the recruitment event!
20. Regards from Spokesperson-secretary
moromoro,, It is once again time from exam week. Last Saturday we had PT’s pre-Christmas party, which went nicely! Good luck to the exams everybody. This week I am this cat
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