Sustainability Week will be organized for the first time this year, and it’s a product of cooperation by LTKY, KOE, LUT, LAB, the city of Lappeenranta and other operators. Each day of the week has it’s own theme related to sustainability, and teh events of the day are related to that theme. Live events will be organized on Lappeenranta campus, but they can be followed through Zoom from anywhere!
Check out more specific program for the week and Zoom and registeration links from here: https://bit.ly/Suweek
Check the Facebook event from here!
JUNCTION 2021 IS COMING!
Junction 2021 is Europe’s leading hackathon, this year in a hybrid mode. Yes, you heard it right: You can participate live in Skinnarila Campus via LUTES!
Wait, what? Hackathon is an innovation competition, where participants solve challenges from big names like Marimekko, Elisa and CGI. During the weekend you’ll work around the clock with your team for the best possible solution and cross your fingers that you’ll be the team walking out with the main prize of 10 000€. Apart from only the main prize, all participants will receive a certificate of participation in Junction, which has proven to be quite hot stuff. (credits? varmista!)
But is it only grinding? Not at all. The atmosphere in the Hub bubble is beyond words – everyone working towards the same goal, innovating and challenging themselves like never before. The Hub is filled with like-minded people giving you the possibility to network and meet your future best friends. Working in a team and developing your strengths and weaknesses. We’ll guarantee you won’t be leaving with empty hands!
The application for both Junction hackathon and LUT Hub is now open. You can apply both alone or with a team by 30th October. Get your seat via this link, and don’t forget to apply both the event and the Hub separately!
News from LTKY
The candidates for the Representative Council elections
The candidates for the Representative Council elections have been closed! The number grew by a whopping 50% from the last Representative election! See the candidates and coalitions from here!
News from LUT university
The 21-Day Challenge (1 ECTS) – Students wanted!
Would you like to learn about sustainable lifestyle and earn a credit? This is your chance to do exactly that! We are looking for students to attend LUT’s new pilot course – The 21-day Challenge in the beginning of November.
The 21-day challenge is about completing various kind of challenges related to UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This approach offers you a great opportunity to develop sustainable habits, learn more about everyday sustainability and just have fun! The only requirement for students is to be as active as possible and post, comment, and initiate discussions throughout the course.
Join us to create a more sustainable world!
WHAT: Pilot course – The 21-day Challenge
WHY: Learn and implement sustainable habits to your life (also gain 1 ETCS)
WHERE: Online (Moodle)
HOW: Enroll via email -> [email protected], no prerequisites, anybody can join!
MORE INFO: https://bit.ly/3lmQB6t or [email protected]
Work life co-operation handbook for students
In the Talent HUB South Karelia project, LUT & LAB Career Services and Business Mill, we put our information together and built a work life handbook for students. summer jobs and, of course, entrepreneurship as a career option. There are also story examples written by our students and alumni from all the different options. The purpose of the guide is to serve as a handbook and give ideas to the student to support their study and work life planning.
In addition to the guides, I would like to remind you that LUT & LAB Career Services has an active JobTeaser platform, where we compile up-to-date information on working life, training and internships and jobs, as well as, for example, sector-specific median salary and job title information (these can be found in the Info Bank section)! The address is the familiar lut.jobteaser.com
A Call for SI Lahti Scholarship Applications 2021
Soroptimist Club of Lahti has now issued a call for scholarship applications to academically talented students in LUT university and LAB University of Applied Sciences.
The scholarship is open for application to a student whose thesis contributes the strategic goals of Soroptimist organization which are the following:
1. Soroptimists help educate women and girls to lead”
The strategic objective is to enable women to achieve equality and freedom from social, economic and cultural constraints by promoting education.
2. “Soroptimists empower women to find employment”
Each year, Soroptimist’s design, fundraise for and implement projects to help improve access to economic empowerment opportunities for women.
3. “Soroptimists fight violence against women and girls”
For almost a century now, Soroptimists have been working to eliminate violence against women and girls and ensure women’s participation in conflict resolution.
4. “Soroptimists help provide access to better health and living conditions for women and girls”
Soroptimists work hard to ensure women and girls have food security and access to the highest attainable standard of healthcare.
5. “Soroptimists help improve the environment and promote sustainability” Through a great variety of different projects, Soroptimists address the specific environmental needs of women and girls by improving environmental sustainability and mitigating the effects of climate change and natural and man-made disasters.
The value of the scholarship is:
• LUT Master’s Thesis 500 €
If your thesis contributes any of the goals above please submit your application by December 15, 2021 to the addresses below. The application should include the copy of your thesis (or link to web address), your personal justification, contact details and preferably reference from the supervisor of your master’s thesis.
Students from LUT University: [email protected]
LUT is searching for tutoring secretary
Working hours are flexible and can be agreed with the project manager. The position will be filled part-time from 1.11.2021 (or by agreement) until 31.10.2022. The postion requires good finnish skills. More information on finnish part.
Coaching available to support your transition to working life – apply now!
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Coaching is aimed at students in the final stages of their studies at universities and universities of applied sciences, as well as doctoral students throughout Finland. Coaching is free of charge for students.
The call for applications for the autumn NyytiCoaching programme is open. Apply now!
More information and a link to the application form can be found on our website: https://www.nyyti.fi/