Tamko Topics 10 / 2024

Tamko Topics is a weekly newsletter of The Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

1. Hangouts goes hang out TODAY! TURSASPASSI EVENT
2. Participate in feedback sessions! TURSASPASSI EVENT
3. Enrolment for SportUni courses has started!
4. Remember to pay the healthcare fee by 15.3.
5. Film festival party 2024 TURSASPASSI EVENT
6. Outdoor day at Pyynikki TURSASPASSI EVENT
7. TiTeLAN 2024! 
8. March events at Parvi – join us!
9. Meet OP Tampere banking specialists at TAMK!
10. PISTOT: Rave Safari

1. Hangouts goes hang out TODAY!

Hangouts goes hang out! You can spend time together like never before in March at Hangouts. There are a plenty of things to do for example you can sew your overall badges, draw, play boardgames or just hang out. You can also come to enjoy the sauna and remember to bring your own sauna attire. So come to Solu’s sauna on 4th of March from 5 pm.

Tamko offers snacks and drinks but you can also bring your own snacks.
Hangouts is a free and alcohol-free event.

See you in Hangouts!

WHAT? Hangouts goes hang out
WHEN? 4th of March at 5pm
WHERE? At Solu’s sauna
PRICE? Free! We offer snacks!

2. Participate in feedback sessions

Student feedback was collected last year in the spring and autumn feedback weeks in the form of a new student and annual feedback surveys. Feedback was also collected from master´s degrees and through Graduation phase survey.  
During the spring, students and staff will discuss the feedback at joint degree programme specific events, in which the possible development measures will also be agreed. 
Follow your Degree Programme’s info on the time of the feedback events, get involved and share your ideas! 
Read more from intra: https://intra.tuni.fi/en/content/news/53634 
Feedpack summary can be found from here: Student_feedback_summary_2023.pdf 
Schedule for feedpack sessions, click here

3. Enrolment for SportUni courses has started!

The second SportUni sport course enrolment period of spring has started today Monday 4.3.! There is a wide variety of courses available: cross-country skiing, dance, swimming, wall climbing, hand balancing and many others!

Check the course list online and find the most interesting courses for you. You can enrol on the courses page or through My Page -> selection calendar, once the enrolment period has started.

Please note that the SportUni fee needs to be paid before enrollment. If you pay online, please note that it takes 1 day for the SportUni fee to be updated to the register, so we recommend you to pay the SportUni fee in advance. Most courses also have a separate course fee that needs to be paid before the course begins. Make sure you pay the course fee before the due date! The enrollment is binding and don’t forget to read the course terms!

The course list might be updated with new courses throughout the spring.

You can ask for more information by email: sportuni@tuni.fi

4. Remember to pay the healthcare fee by 15.3.

Hey student! Remember to pay the healthcare fee to Kela!

The fee must be paid by all students who are completing a degree at a Finnish institution of higher education and have registered as attending for the term in question.

Healthcare fee’s due date for the spring term is 15 March and it is EUR 36.80 per term. The fee must be paid for both the spring and autumn terms by using the OmaKela e-service. If you cannot use OmaKela for instance because you do not have Finnish banking credentials, please pay the fee to Kela as a bank transfer.

Read more: https://www.kela.fi/how-to-pay-the-student-healthcare-fee…

5. Film festival party 2024

Sä muistatko Laila sitä yhtä torstaita?
Laila and many others would remember these parties when it’s time for the best party of the year again, Filkkaribileet 2024!

This year, the Filkkaribileet organized during the Tampere Film Festival will move to the legendary Yo-Talo on Thursday 7 March 2024 from 21:00 to 03:00!

During the evening, the amazing Arppa duo will perform for us!! In addition to this, the wonderful Sara-Maaria is our DJ, and the VJ of the evening is Mikrovision! The theme of the party is the 60’s, so dress up in swinging 60’s clothes and come and enjoy the evening!

Evening program schedule:
DOORS: 21:00

WHAT: Swinging grooves FILKKARIBILEET!
WHERE: Yo-Talo, Kauppakatu 10 33210 Tampere
WHEN: 07.03.2024 at 21:00 – 03:00
PRICE: 20€ / Tarina Ry member 19€  + cloakroom fee 3e.

6. Outdoor day at Pyynikki

Come join us on a outdoor day and good company on VETO-clubs and Mesikerho’s shared day at Pyynikki’s beautiful terrains.

We have heard your hopes and wishes and decided to start with a low threshold, yet a nice shared outdoor day. Our walk starts infront of the Pyynikki näkötorni, where we’ll continue our way to slightly pre-arranged route, yet we are open to wishes and consider the weather. We’ll at least check out the views to the lake. Our plan is not to sport, but to enjoys the journey and others company, so we can adjust the length of the route.

You can claim yourself either the free ticket or the snack ticket for a small price, which will include a juice and a small snack. If you have any allergies or need to inform something else, you can contact helena.maijanen@tuni.fi or Instagram @vetokerho.

Where? Pyynikki observation tower and its surroundings
When? Wednesday 27.3. 16:00
To who? For all students, but others are also welcome!
What to take with you? Good weather-appropriate outdoor gear

One person will leave from TAMK, the lobby on Kuntokatu side at 15.15 if you need help getting to the site.

7. TiTeLAN 2024!

It’s time again to spend a restless weekend at Tamk’s largest lan party event – TiTeLAN!

Source and Syntaksi are bringing you the perfect meeting place for every fan of gaming and lan parties. Our awesome sponsors have provided some snacks and energy drinks for the participants! Disassemble your battlestation and come to Sportuni Kauppi to exhibit your skills in fragging, fighting games, ice hole fishing or farming. You can also join without a computer spot and play with consoles or hang out in good company. There will also be tournaments with awesome prizes for the winners! If you didn’t sweat enough while competitive gaming the sauna is warming up in the evening so don’t forget your swimsuit and towel.

All ticket buyers will of course receive a patch. The price of the ticket without a PC spot is 5 € and 10 € with a PC spot. Tickets can be purchased from Kide.app: https://kide.app/events/9f79b1c1-19ed-49d2-b40e-dda41ce72a29

The lanparty is open to students from all fields of study!

8. March events at Parvi – join us! 

Parvi offers support for studying and well-being for all students, come and join us! March Sparris study skills workshops in English: 

Time management: guidance and support 
·  Thu 14.3.2024 at 15 – 16, Zoom.  

 Tips for writing 
·  Mon 11.3.2024 at 15 – 16, Parvi B1-24 

Don’t forget Parvi’s support for independent work online in the weekly Get Stuff Done!- workshops

Other Parvi activities in March: 

  • Parvi’s Job Search clinic in March on 14 March from 13-15. Organised in Parvi space (B1-24). 
  • Not-So-Smart morning coffee sessions in Parvi continue after the holiday. Check out the details here! 
  • FinFami PopUp  on Tue 5 March, at 11-13 PopUp-space (B1-58)! Read more here!  
  • Parempi mieli at their monthly PopUp again on Wed 13 March at 10-12. Find out more via this link.  

You can keep up to date with all Parvi events and activities by following the Parvi calendar. Don’t forget to also follow the TAMK Parvi Instagram- account: @tamkparvi!  

9. Meet OP Tampere banking specialists at TAMK!

Meet banking specialists from OP Tampere in the G-building of Tampere University of Applied Sciences’ Main campus on Wednesday 13th of March from 10 AM to 2 PM! 

What kind of banking services OP offers? How to become a customer of OP? Let’s have a chat about banking topics, take part in Lippu.fi gift voucher lottery and get a Kismet chocolate bar! Maybe you will get an overall patch too!

See you soon! 

Read more op.fi/tampere/opiskelijalle

10. PISTOT: Rave Safari

Is the dancing foot itching?

After the safari tour, it’s good to unleash your inner animal on the dance floor and head to the “Rave Safari PISTOT” party. 
Spinni will be spinning tunes all night at the party! PISTOT serve as the official afterparty for the T-itse labra event! 

There will be patches available for the fastest ones to arrive!
The doors open at 21:00 and stay open until 05:00!

Tickets go on sale on Kide.app on Thursday, March 7th. at 10 o`clock

WHAT? Rave Safari PISTOT
WHEN? Thursday 14.3. from 21:00 to 05:00
WHERE? Restaurant world: Koskikeskus Ranta & Poro
HOW? Tickets are 4€ in advance / 6€ at the door. 0€ with Bilepassi (! note, free ticket must be redeemed!)
PISTOT is organized by TTO ry, TIRO ry and PIRATE ry

All PISTOT events are completely harassment-free and no form of harassment or discrimination is accepted. PISTOT parties include trained anti-harassment contact persons Laura (hairinta.laura@ttory.fi), Antti (hairinta.antti@tiro.fi) and Joona (hairinta.joona@piratery.fi)