Tamko Topics 41/2023

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

1. Become an international tutor!
2. Joint departure to Hämeenkadun Appro
3. Mental Health Day and Friendly- challenge week
4. TOP 3 student benefits of the month
5. Kolpakko five year anniversary
6. Trick or Treat PISTOT
7. PISTOT x KOLMIOT party cruise
8. Job Fair Tampere

1. Become an international tutor!

Come to welcome new exchange student arriving on January to TAMK and apply to become International Tutor. As International tutor you will help the exchange students to navigate around Tampere and Finnish student life. International tutoring is a great way to network and get new friends from around the world. You’ll get 2 study credits and an extra point from international tutoring at the end of tutoring, if you’re going to study abroad as an exchange student yourself. 

There will be two training sessions organized by Tamko during autumn 2023 on 7th and 14th of November. Enrollment is open 9.10.-29.10. 

Enroll here: https://forms.office.com/e/UV7fnmh1k7

2. Joint departure to Hämeenkadun Appro

Would you like to see what looks like one of the biggest student events, Hämeenkadun Appro, in Finland? Or do you have a ticket but don’t yet know who to go with?

Tamko and Parvi are organizing joint departure to Hämeenkadun Approt on 12.10. of October. You can join at 16.30 from TAMK Parvi (B1-24) or at 17 at the city centre In front of Pella’s Café at Koskikatu. Moving to the city centre from TAMK will be done by tram.

So come to meet new people from different degree programmes and enjoy the big event feel at Tampere city centre. There will be a group leader to meet you, you can recognize, them from Tamko’s blue neckband. You can tour with the group for as long as you wish, and you don’t need to have Appro ticket to participate the group. The group will decide themselves where they would like to go and in what order.

Please get the free “ticket” from Kide.app if you will join the group, so we know approximately how many participants to expect:

3. Mental Health Day and Friendly- challenge week

Mental Health Day and Friendly challenge week Even the smallest words and actions can have the greatest meaning – Let’s fill this week with friendly deeds!

How do you participate in the friendly challenge?

1. Go to Padlet: https://padlet.com/laurasairanen1/tamk-yst-v-llisyyshaaste-friendly-challenge-pbi6535rilnmkoci
2. Choose the actions you want and implement them during the week!
3. When you have done the deed, mark the deed in Padlet by pressing the heart of the deed box


Spot the jar on campus, pick up a friendly deed and implement the deed! Jars can be found from main campus and Mediapolis and with Padlet, you can participate from anywhere!

4. TOP 3 student benefits of the month

1. Juunappa
During October, you will receive -20% on normal-priced leather jackets with your student card.
Students also get 10% discount from all normal prices.

2. Ammattiliitto PRO
There are two options for membership. If you only want to join Pro Opiskelijat, select gold-level membership. This membership is free of charge. If you work occasionally and want to accumulate earnings-related unemployment security, you can also become an unemployment fund member. In this case, select platinum-level membership. Both options give you the same benefits as other members of Trade Union Pro.

With a student card, -15% of Amarillo products (Sun-Thu)
*The benefit is valid from Sunday to Thursday and is personal and cannot be combined with other offers

+ The most student-friendly company of the month
OP Tampere

OP Tampere is the life partner of the customer’s finances in both small and large matters, and our local experts support you at all stages of life – including higher education. You can talk to us about a wide range of banking and insurance issues: for example, the benefits of two cards, an ASP account or a student loan. We are also available at many student events, and in October our experts will once again visit Tampere university campuses. We will arrive to TAMK main building lobby on Wednesday 25.10.! See you on campuses!

5. Kolpakko five year anniversary

We welcome you to celebrate Kolpakkos five year anniversary with us!

The party is on October 21st, 2023 at Messukylän työväentalo (Messukylänkatu 47, 33700 Tampere). Doors open at 17 and the event starts at 18.00. Dress code for the event is black suit or cocktail. For members ticket is 60€ and non-members 70€ and it includes food and drinks at the party, overall patch, transportation to main events afterparty and next day afterparty (Sillis).

More information will be sent via email, but if you have any questions, please  contact: hallitus@kolpakko.fi

The tickets will be sold at Kide.app and ticket sale closes 11.10. 16.00:

6. Trick or Treat PISTOT

The time of Halloween horror and fun is here again, and we want to invite you to celebrate with us! Come and spend a terrifyingly entertaining evening full of fancy dress, drinks and Halloween fun!

Jump into the magical and scary world of Halloween with us! This evening will be full of great Halloween fun, which you will have memories of for many years to come!

Tickets go on sale on Kide.app on Thursday, october 12th. at 12 o’clock

WHAT: PISTOT Trick or Treat
WHEN: Thursday 19.10. from 21:00 to 05:00
WHERE: Restaurant world: Koskikeskus Ranta & Poro.
HOW: Tickets €4 in advance/€6 at the door. €0 with Bilepass (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 Susanna (hairinta.susanna@tiro.fi), Ville (hairinta.ville@ttory.fi) and Riku (hairinta.riku@piratery.fi), who can be contacted if necessary.

7. PISTOT X KOLMIOT party cruise

Last year’s hit event PISTOT X KOLMIOT party cruise is coming again this December!
Busses depart from Tampere on December 13th at 2 pm and return on 14th at 8 pm. After the cruise we’ll keep the spirit up at Kolmiot from 9 pm onwards (tickets must be purchased separately)

WHEN: From December 13th to 14th
PRICE: Starting from 59,5€
TICKETS: Kide.App on October 10th at 10 am

8. Job Fair Tampere

The most effective way to recruit and find work in Tampere, Finland is coming for the third time! This time, we are going bigger and better at Tampere-talo. We invite employers and jobseekers to come together at the Job Fair Tampere on the 26th of October!

If you are seeking a place to show your skills and connect with company representatives, Job Fair Tampere is the place for you! Come and join the event where you can meet and connect with employers, jobseekers and different support services.

Find new job opportunities and get noticed by potential employers in the Tampere region who are looking to recruit new talents! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and dynamic job fair event. This is your chance to meet and connect with like-minded professionals and to expand your opportunities and network.

Time: October 26, 2023 at 12:00-16:00
Venue: Tampere-talo. Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere, Finland

Make sure to come prepared to impress your future employer!

The event is free of charge, and its official language is English.
Find out more: https://internationalhouse.tampere.fi/job-fair/