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LTKY Newsletter, November 20th, 2019


Impro club

Lappeenranta city theatre organizes impro club in Finnish.
The impro club is on wednesday, December 4th at 7pm and the tickets are 12 €.
You can buy the tickets from here.

Opening of Advent

On sunday, December 1st at Sammonlahti Church at 10 am Advent fair and Christmas Market opens after the fair. There are stalls with homely rice porridge and new ethnic flavors. There are also crafts for kids. The event ends at 1 pm and after that there is a Christmas play in church.

See you at the Christmas Market!

MAGIC BY CHRISTMAS – On Saturday, November 23th

On Saturday, November 23th there is christmas event in Lappeenranta City center. From 10 am to 4 pm. Program includes for example music, dance show and fireworks

News from LTKY

Apply for the board of LTKY for the year 2020!

Getting involved in student union activities is a way of actually making a difference in matters that concern every student of Skinnarila. The student union runs at its best only with a capable and motivated board. That’s why we need you!

Deliver your board member or chairman application directly to the chair of the representative council and to the secretary general ( and The application should be a short, maximum one-page-long introduction of yourself and why you want to be part of the board. You can also express if you have a specific board task that you are interested in.

Applications will be received from 11th of November until 24st of November at 23:59. The applicants will be interviewed in an open panel discussion on November 25th.

Note that part of the board activities will be had only in Finnish. However, not knowing Finnish is not a barrier for applying and becoming a board member.

The council will choose a person to form the board and accept the new formation in its meeting on December 2th.

Any doubts? Questions? Come to the student union office for coffee and talk to our board members. You can also contact the current chair of the board Pia Etelävuori (, 044 293 8811), chair of the council Olli Kousa ( or any of the other current board members.


Come to chat with other students

Nyyti has an online chat where you can discuss student related issues with other students. We have two chats in Finnish: the first one is November 28th and the topic is anger and how to face it. The second one is December 12th and the topic is anxiety. If you’re interested in chatting in English please contact Nyyti.

Contact Forum – recruiting event on January 23th, 2020 in Helsinki

Welcome to the Finland’s biggest recruitment fair for students and recent graduates of higher education! We offer free CV photographing, CV consulting and other services to support your job hunt! The event is free of charge.

More on Facebook.

Apply now for Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders from Europe Program!

Application period for Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders from Europe program has opened. Give your CV a boost, build your international network and study in the U.S. with peers from Europe during the summer 2020. Finnish students between ages of 18 and 25 are eligible to apply.

Themes for the programs are:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

The programs consists of lectures, group discussions, site visits, volunteering and concludes with a study tour to a different part of the U.S. Learn more about the U.S. culture and society while enhancing your leadership skills!

This program is funded by the U.S. State Department and it covers all program related costs (flights, accommodation and program administration).

Got interested? Find out more about the program and how to apply by visiting the Fulbright Finland Foundation Website.

Read how Aino Mäkelä, Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders from Europe on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development grantee, describes her time at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from her blog: Opinto- ja kulttuurivaihdossa Tennesseessä!

Application deadline is December 15, 2019!





Apply for Lutes

𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐋𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 November 11th.
Why you should apply for Lutes board:
• You get to meet talented and interesting people
• You will gain useful skills
• You will get valuable experience
• You will have a meaningful job which also makes you part of the finnish Startup-scene

People we are looking for:
Event manager x 2
Community Manager
Project Manager
Marketing Manager
Partnership Manager

Apply from the link:

What do we want from you:

• Interest towards entrepreneurship or startups
• Motivation to learn new things
• Teamwork skills

We will contact everyone who applied as soon possible. Interviews are arranged separately. Good luck for your applications.

Local traffic customer survey

The survey gives citizens the opportunity to give feedback on the functioning of local transport, the reforms that have been made and, above all, to contribute to the further development of local transport. Many of the reforms already implemented have been based on feedback from previous surveys.

Three 30-day Waltti Lappeenranta season tickets or equivalent will be drawn among all those who responded to the survey and left their contact details.

The survey is intended for all Lappeenranta residents and residents of Lappeenranta, whether they use public transport or not.

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