Blog archive

Turku UAS continues with the good results and it is thanks to every one of us!

The first What, Where, When? -afternoon of 2021 was hosted on the 27th of January via the TUO’s YouTube channel. Despite a few minor technical difficulties, the event went through nicely. We are working continuously to develop a better ...Read more


Student Union TUO is for everyone

“We are studying in the same field, but they aren’t at all like me.”  We students are both locally and nationally a big chunk of people and we are all individuals, regardless of the study field. The student union’s most important function is to ...Read more


TUO’s Chair Blogs: Notes from a busy January

Hello again, dear readers! In my previous posts, I have written about Student Union TUO’s different functions on a general level. I hope those posts have helped you to understand how Student Union TUO works. In this post, I thought to write a ...Read more


Increased income equals increased mental wellbeing

Five nights to go until the Finnish parliamentary election! In this text, the third and last part of my blog series about the Finnish student movement’s parliamentary election themes, I’ll write about students’ livelihood and the actions that ...Read more


Now is the time to fund tomorrow’s expertise!

In the first part of this blog series about Finnish student movement’s parliamentary election themes, I wrote about climate change, the problems that it causes and the change all of us have to undertake to keep our planet inhabitable. In this ...Read more


TUO’s Chair Blogs: Stronger together

Hi again! In this post, I thought I’d tell you about the ways Student Union TUO collaborates with other organizations. To put it mildly, we collaborate a lot! At first, though, let’s take a quick peek at what my part, as the chairperson of the ...Read more


We need education to fight climate change

SAMOK, the national organisation for students of universities of applied sciences in Finland, and SYL, the national union of university student in Finland, want to bring education, income and climate change into public discussion before the ...Read more


TUO’s Chair Blogs: How to become a chairperson, part 2

Hi again, everybody! I’m going to continue from where I left off the last time: I’ll let you know how to become a member of TUO’s representative body, and then, how to become the chairperson… Or, at least, how I became one. First of all, you ...Read more


TUO’s Chair Blogs: How to become a chairperson, part 1

Hi again! A lot has happened since my last blog post. Get-togethers, meetings, trainings, choosing representatives… But before I tell you about all that, I thought I’d go back in time for a moment and let you know how I decided to pursue the ...Read more


TUO’s Chair Blogs: What is a student union, anyway?

Hi, and welcome to the blog of Student Union TUO’s chairperson! My name’s Jose Palmeiro. In 2019, I hold the position of the chairperson of TUO’s representative body, which means that at the same time, I’m also the chair of the whole student ...Read more