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Proposal for Teekkari and Kylteri of the year

Each year LTKY awards Teekkari and Kylteri of the year among it’s members in the May Day/Wappupäivä. Via this form you can propose your suggestion for Teekkari or Kylteri of the year and also shortly argument why this person should be awarded. The decision will be made by the council in it’s meeting on Thursday 22.4.2021 at 5pm. Proposals are gathered until 15.4. at 12pm.

Teekkari of the year and Kylteri of the year are teekkaris and kylteris who have been actively advancing and cherising the teekkari and kylteri culture of Lappeenranta. You can find the list of already awarded here.

LTKY is recruiting two freshman captains for international students

LTKY is recruiting two freshman captains to guide our international degree students and exchange students to the intricacies of Teekkari culture for the academic year 21-22. The two will work together in lappeen Ranta and in Lahti.
The goal is to better integrate international students to SVV and provide equal opportunities to partake in our culture. These new FC’s will be on equal standings with the other freshman captains and essentially do the same exact job, just to a cross disciplinary international group of students.
– Fluent in English
– Enjoy socializing in an international setting
– Strong knowledge on teekkari culture in Skinnarila both your own guild and campus traditions.
– Motivation and time to attend events, introduce international student to life as a technical student (Teekkari)
The freshman captains are chosen by LTKY’s board. Apply by April 11th!
Applications to 

Propose your suggestion here!

Discord evening for international students

Are your evenings lonely and all about school works? How about if you came to chill and meet new people over internet at eCampus discord channel? 
LTKY and International Committee are arranging an easy-going discord evening for our fellow international students. Join with friends or alone and come to make new ones and meet our guilds international affairs managers. We can talk, play games or whatever we decide. 
Also some of you answered to the questionnaire about internationality that you would like to arrange remote events with us, come and we can plan those too!
How to join?
You can find eCampus discord here:
Go to page general and click yourself in to the living room.

Survey about gendered experiences on studying

Welcome to participate in a survey, which collects information on gendered experiences on studying at LUT University. The survey has been prepared in cooperation with LUT University Student Union LTKY and it is a part of Equal Career Paths for Women! project which aims at supporting the equal progression into and on career paths for all genders.The survey takes about 10-15 minutes. The answers will be processed anonymously. The results will be used for sharing understanding of the structures connected to equality. The aim is to develop concrete tools for career and study councelling of LUT University.LUT raffles three 50 euro gift cards to Aalef. After you have submitted your survey answers by clicking “submit”, the survey redirects you to a new survey where you may leave your contact email in case you wish to participate in the raffle and/or the following activities of the project. The participation in the raffling in optional. The contact details are collected on a separate survey and can not be combined with the answers of this survey. Raffling is conducted at the end of April.If you wish to get more information about the survey or the NOW! project, please contact post-doctoral researcher Johanna Naukkarinen ().You can access the survey here: are hoping for active participation so that we all together can make LUT even more equal and inclusive study community.Jaana Sandström, vice rector LUT & Arttu Kaukinen, Executive director LTKY

The city of Lappeenranta

City bikes comes this week in the street view of Lappeenranta – electric bike experiment also included

The city bike season will start in Lappeenranta for the third year in a row. The bikes will be on the street on Tuesday 6.4. and they will all be available to guests no later than Wednesday 7.4.

The first four electric bicycles will be tested immediately after Easter, and depending on the delivery time, a new electric bicycle model will also be tested during the summer.

Electric bikes can be used with the same Donkey Republic app as regular city bikes, but normal membership does not include the use of electric bikes and is subject to a separate charge.

More information here.

Other news

The Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey

The national Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey (KOTT) produces comprehensive and regular data on the welfare of student. The KOTT survey is implemented in cooperation between the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland. The survey gathers information on the well-being, health and service needs of students, and the impact of the corona epidemic on their everyday life. The survey is sent to 10,000 students at universities of applied sciences and universities selected through random sampling. The research invitations are sent by email in February and the data collection ends in April. It is important that everyone invited to participate fills out the survey, as none of those invited can be replaced by anyone else. The study is implemented every four years. KOTT 2021 is the sixth KOTT survey. The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) was responsible for the implementation of the previous KOTT surveys. The results of the survey will be used to develop student health services. They may also be used to improve student restaurants and sports services. The results will be reported by the end of 2021. Find out more about the survey: