Tamko Topics is a weekly newsletter of The Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences.
How to publish in Tamko Topics? If you wish to publish news considering students and student life in Tamko Topics, send it via email to Tamko’s Communications expert at topicsiin(at)tamko.fi. Deadline for the material is Wednesday for the next week’s Tamko Topics.
- Tamko’s Council elections 20.10. – 4.11.2020
- Enroll now for international and degree tutoring!
- Tamko’s office Solu closed until the end of November
- Mailing of your academic year sticker
- Self-Hack workshop January 2021
- Dear student, how are you doing? Annual student feedback
- Customer safety and face masks in Campusravita restaurants and cafés
- Students’ health care service numbers in coronavirus questions
- Wistec Online: Learn about digital tools with self-study materials and distance trainings
- New micromodules are starting at Y-kampus in November!
- Tolu’s weekly sports is cancelled until further notice
1. Tamko’s Council elections 20.10. – 4.11.2020, VOTE NOW!
Here are the candidates for Tamko’s Council elections 2020. We got 58 candidates this year, good luck to everyone who decided to stand as a candidate! Check out the candidates from here.
The electronic voting takes place via email link. The link will be sent to TUNI email for all Tamko members who are eligible to vote in the Council elections. Students who have joined Tamko during the Council elections will have the voting link sent to their email immediately after joining.
2. Enroll now for international and degree tutoring!
Enrollment for international and degree tutoring is now on! You can enroll for international tutoring by 31 st of October and for Degree tutoring by 15th of November.
International tutors, application period 5th of October until 31st of October.
Degree tutors, application period 5th of October until 15th of November.
3. Tamko’s office closed until the end of November
Tamko’s office Solu is closed at least until the end of the November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tamko’s office workers can be contacted normally on weekdays. Contact information.
During these times it is extremely important that the students contact us if you need any help with your studies or similar themes. You can contact us from tamko.fi chat and also from the office email: email@example.com
If you need help, don’t be left alone because we can help you!
4. Mailing of your academic year sticker
Extraordinary times and pandemic require exceptional actions to make everyday life smoother. Continuing member, now you have the opportunity to redeem the mailing for your own academic year sticker from Kide.app.
If your Students` Union membership has been paid for in advance for several years or you have continued your membershipthrough Tamko’s website , you can redeem this product and we will mail you an academic year sticker.
Please note that membership will be reviewed before submitting the academic year sticker. If you have paid for the membership by bank transfer, please send a receipt by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will send you your sticker in the mail.
NOTE! When your Students`Union membership is valid you can pick the academic year sticker up at any time of the year for free from Students`Union office. A Tamko member can use the student card found in the PIVO mobile applicationfree of charge when using student discounts.
The academic year sticker is sent with the Post Plus sign, so the sender sees when the letter has arrived.
5. Self-Hack workshop January 2021
There will be Self-Hack workshop held on January 2021 for the new students of TAMK. Self-Hack is a one day life design workshop that aims to support individuals with planning a meaningful life for themselves.
At the moment we are looking for Finnish speaking facilitators to help out making great Self-Hack experience for incoming students. There will be new application period for English speaking facilitators next year. More information email@example.com
6. Dear student, how are you doing? Annual student feedback
Annual student feedback will be collected during the feedback weeks between October 26 and November 14. You will receive a survey by e-mail on Monday, October 26 from firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can’t find the mail, check your spam folder as well.
Your feedback is important! Please answer the survey! More information.
7. Customersafety and face masks in Campusravita restaurants and cafés
Please wear a face mask every time when shopping with Campusravita, standing in our queues, and paying at our counters. Remember also to keep safe distances and take care of your hand hygiene when coming to our Restaurant, Cafés and Shop. Do not come to campus if you feel yourself sick or having any symptoms of illness. Due to current guidances, there can only be 50% of the restaurant’s customer seating available at the moment, and it is not allowed to move chairs from tables. Remember to also put used face masks into the bin straight after use.
8. Students’ health care service numbers in coronavirus questions
Student: if you have respiratory tract symptoms or other symptoms that might refer to a coronavirus infection please contact students’ health care services by phone.
Booking by phone for an appointment at Tullinkulma health care center (Hammareninkatu 7) on Mon–Thu at 8:15–14 and Fri at 8:15–13.
Energy and Environmental Engineering, Media and Arts, tel. 040 806 2454
Nursing, tel. 040 806 2459
International Business, Software engineering, tel. 040 806 2455
When the students’ health care number is closed you can contact Tampere city health services info, tel. 03 5657 0023 (every day at 7–22). More information:
9. Wistec Online: Learn about digital tools with self-study materials and distance trainings
The training packages on the Wistec Online portal include instruction materials and videos, and skills tests that support the use of digital tools and environments, as well as a wealth of information on topics related to digitalisation. Further information and links to the services.
10. New micromodules are starting at Y-kampus in November!
A new series of micromodules are starting at Y-kampus, and the theme is sustainable entrepreneurship. There are three micromodules and each micromodule is worth one credit. You can choose all of them or just one or two.
Read more about the micromodules:
Being a sustainable entrepreneur
Sustainable business modeling
Measuring the impact of your actions
11. Tolu’s weekly sports is cancelled until further notice
Tolu follows the Finnish government’s recommendation to cancel adults’ inside group sport activities, and therefore Tuesday’s weekly sports shift is cancelled until further notice.