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LTKY Newsletter, September 2nd, 2020

Events

Men’s retreat

Man, relax for a moment!
Fri-Sun 16.-18.10. At Tuosa camp center, Vehkataipaleentie 520
The retreat is an opportunity to rest, refresh, be in silence, and listen to God speak.
We start on Friday at 6 pm and end our stay on Sunday at 3 pm. Price 90 € (full board in single rooms). The leaders of the retreat are Juha Eklund and Timo Lampi. Registration by 25.9. (preferably as soon as possible):
Liisa Hovi: 040 3126 208, liisa.hovi@evl.fi
Inquiries: Juha Eklund, 040 3126 500, juha.eklund@evl.fi

News from LTKY

My proposition for the LTKYs Badge of Merit

With this form, you can propose a reciever of a LTKYs badge of merit until 6th of September. Below, you can find the requirements for the reciever for each category. From the submissions a proposal is composed for the Student Counsil meeting on 10th of September where the decision on given acknowledgements is made. Badges of merit as well as other acknowledgements are awarded in LTKYs annual ball.

Badge of merit:
LTKY has three kinds of badge of merit.

1) Bronze. Past or current member of the Student Union for particularly meritious work in a guild or club or meritious work in Student Union. A person who isn’t or hasn’t been a member of Student Union can also be awarded if they have done meritious work for the good of the Student Union.

2) Silver. Past or current member of the Student Union for several years of meritious work for the good of the Student Union.

3) Golden. Past or current member of the Student Union for particularly meritious work for the good of the Student Union.

Link to the form.

News from LUT university

Temporary part-time campus monitor jobs for students in Lappeenranta and Lahti

LUT and LAB are looking for campus monitors to promote safety during the coronavirus pandemic.
The campus monitors remind people about safe conduct on campus, especially in hallways, lobbies and restaurant areas. Other duties may be issued by Facility Services as needed. The work takes place on the Lappeenranta and Lahti campuses. The  monitors will wear a plastic face shield and, if needed, also a face mask.
The duties require a positive attitude and calm demeanor. Training and experience as a security steward are an advantage. The work is part-time and mainly takes place from Monday to Friday between 7:30 and 16:30. The fixed-term jobs starts on 31 August 2020 and ends on 25 September 2020. The job is temporary because the pandemic situation and official guidelines related to campuses may change. The salary is determined by the university salary system, job grade 4, performance percentage 6. This corresponds to 2 012.16 euros/month. The monthly salary takes into account the part-time nature of the work.
Please send your free-form application and possible questions by e-mail.
Lahti: janita.markwort@lut.fi
Lappeenranta: mika.sipi@lut.fi
Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.

Safer Finland Together online event 3.9.2020

On September 3, 2020, we are organizing (in Finnish) the Safer Finland Together online event. Our event offers information and perspectives on overall security and Finland’s future prospects. The themes of the speeches concern, among other things, security of supply from different perspectives, as well as influencing and data collection on social media.
More information (in Finnish) from here.

Invitation to the golf competition of LUT University and the Vocational Education Support Foundation

The LUT University and Vocational Education Support Foundation and the Student Union of Lappeenranta University of Technology invite you to a golf event at the South Saimaa golf course in Tuosa on September 25th, 2020 from 9 a.m.

Registration: www.lut-tukisaatio.fi by 21.9.2020.
More information: Timo Alho, puh. 040 5126 324, timo.alho@lut.fi

Other news

Koronavilkku

Koronavilkku is a contact tracing app produced by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) to help you find out whether you may have been exposed to coronavirus. If you have a coronavirus test and are diagnosed as infected, you can use the app to share this anonymously with those you have been in close contact with. Your privacy is strongly protected.
More information from here.

Join Eekoo as a customer owner now!

Join the Skinnarila YO building’s presentation point by 30 November 2020, you will receive a special offer of a 20€ S-Group gift card and 5×10€ gift cards to Eekoo’s restaurants.

Next presentation days:
Thu 3.9. 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Fri 4.9. 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Tue 15.9. 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
Tue 22.9. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do you want to act as a support family or person for a child / young person?

Sometimes there are situations in families with children where parental resources decrease. Relatives may live far away and there is not enough support for the child in the family’s immediate circle. Support relationships are a service organized by Eksote in accordance with the Social Welfare Act, which supports the child’s or young person’s opportunities for new stimuli and new relationships that support growth and development. At the same time, supporting the parent’s resilience by giving them time to increase their own resources.
Different support families and support people are needed so that each child can find an adult who exactly meets his or her needs. Those who want to be a support person or a support family are interviewed and trained in the activity.
Training of volunteers in Lappeenranta on Tuesday 22.9. and 29.9. 17-20.
More information:
Eksote support relationships
Minna 040 023 5164
Anna 040 729 0790

Come to chat with other students

Nyyti has an online chat where you can discuss student related issues with other students.
Chats in English:
thu 3.9.    Time management in studies
thu 22.10. Hell is other people? Sanity & relationships.
thu 12.11. The Polar Night – How to handle ”kaamos” and seasonal affective disorder?
thu 10.12. Can you hear me, S.O.S?

 

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