Blog archive

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


Let’s talk about equality in TUAS: are you aware of our equality programs?

One of the most important goals Student Union – TUO has, is to make sure, that every member of our community feels comfortable. When it comes to studying, both feeling safe and communal are a vital part of well-being, which (among other things) ...Read more


Search for help and anticipate – do you know why?

Visiting writer: Project worker Ranja Mäenpää, Tsemppari – A meeting place for young adults When it comes to our physical health, we take it seriously and go to the doctor when needed. How about when you feel that you don’t have enough ...Read more


What is Finnish Student Sports Federation?

Do you do regular exercise? Do you walk or bike to school? Do you feel like you sit too much? Does your school offer opportunities for you to exercise? These are the type of things that the Finnish Student Sports Federation tries to affect with ...Read more


Why don’t you enroll with me?

Many of you have probably noticed ads about the student union council election on bulletin boards and TUO’s social media. “What election?” or “doesn’t interest me”, many might have thought. So why should ...Read more


To travel or to study? Why not both! The story of a student who crossed the world for his internship

Travelling broadens one’s horizons. Oftentimes, however, when one goes abroad the trip will only last for a couple of weeks, barely scratching the cultural surface. A fun trip, to be sure, but is over before you realize it. Once again it’s good ...Read more


Welcome, new freshman!

This fall’s orientating weeks have been kicked off with a bang, when most of the new students have arrived to campuses. Hallways and canteens are once again filled with freshmen and their tutors. To Student Union – TUO orientating weeks mean ...Read more


After municipal elections

Municipal elections are over and new councilors are chosen. Congratulations to them all! Information about elected candidates and about elections in general can be found for example from Yle’s result page. Here are some points from the ...Read more


So maybe you should vote?

During this fall a lot has happened in Turku University of Applied Sciences. There has been public discussion about the workload of studies, the access card and other stuff concerning students. Studying in TUAS is usually all good and fine but ...Read more