Tamko Topics 49/2023

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

1. Tamko’s new actors have been elected
2. Tamko’s Little Christmas party tomorrow
3. Hangouts: Make Christmas cards to elderly people
4. Solu opening hours this week (week49)
5. Welcome to Kamula – evening for newcomers
6. Career week in January
7. TOP 3 student benefits of the month
8. Tribe Housewarming

1. Tamko’s new actors have been elected!

The Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences’ Council for 2024 was organized on 22.11.2023. The Council elected among its members Aku Käkilehto (Construction Engineering) as the chairperson of the Council and Tommi Kantola (Construction Engineering) as the vice-chairperson of The Council.

Julia Väänänen (Nursing and Health Care) was elected as the Chairperson of the Board Minja Kero (Social Services) as Vice-Chairperson of the Board.

Other Board members are:

Jenny Mustikka, Nursing and Health Care
educational and Social affairs

Veera Bohjanen, International business
educational and Social affairs

Emma Kaunismaa, Radiography and Radiotherapy

Erica Kinnunen, International business
international affairs

Topias Nikki, Mechanical Engineering
stakeholder relations

Riku Pitkänen, Construction Engineering

Jarkko Hannula, Business Administration
wellbeing and culture

Riina Ahvenus, Business Administration

New actors are orientating to their roles and they will officially start their term of office in January. Congratulations for all!

2. Tamko’s Little Christmas party tomorrow!

Christmas is just around the corner and what better way to add to the Christmas spirit than Tamko’s Christmas party 2023! Tamko’s Christmas party on Tuesday 5th of December starting at 10pm at Restaurant Bricks.

Get your tickets from Kide app for 3 € incl. cloakroom. Tickets are also sold at the door for 4 €. Seats are limited at Bricks, so claim your tickets early! This will also ensure that you get the overall badge.

You can arrive in black clothing, elf costume or familiar and safe overalls!

The event is organized in collaboration with Bricks.



All events of the Students’ Union Tamko are completely harassment-free, and no harassment or discrimination of any kind will be tolerated. Trained harassment contact persons can be reached at email address hairintayhdyshenkilot@tamko.fi.If you would like more information about the accessibility or accessibility of the event, please contact saavutettavuus@tamko.fi

3. Hangouts: make Christmas cards to elderly people

Hangouts Christmas card workshop!
Come to Solu’s sauna on 4.12. from 17 to create Christmas cards for the elderly! The cards will be collected and sent through Siskot ja Simot organization to lonely elderly. You can also just hang out and enjoy the warmth of the sauna. Please also bring your own sauna things!

Tamko offers crafting materials for card making and some snacks but you can also bring your own.

Hangouts is a free and alcohol-free event and you can get a stamp from the event to your Tursaspassi.

WHAT? Hangouts Christmas card workshop 
WHERE? At Solu’s Sauna 
WHEN? 4.12. at 5 pm 
All Tamko’s events are strictly free of harassment. We have trained contacts, so if you face any kind of harassment during the event, please do contact hairintayhdyshenkilot@tamko.fi. If you want more information about the accessibility of the event, please contact saavutettavuus@tamko.fi. 

4. Solu opening hours this week (week 49)

This week brings some exceptions to the opening hours of Tamko’s office Solu

Monday              9-16
Tuesday             9-16
Wednesday      closed due to Finland’s Independence day
Thursday           9-16
Friday               closed

We will inform about Christmas opening hours later.

5. WELCOME TO KAMULA – evening for newcomers

Hi student!

Have you heard of Kamula, a meeting place for students? Or maybe you have heard of it, but haven’t been to Kamula, students meeting place yet?
We have planned a nice evening at Kamula just for you. Welcome to Kamula’s newcomers’ evening!

WELCOME TO KAMULA – evening for newcomers

FRIDAY 8.12.23 at 5 pm to 7 pm
At Kamula (address: Mustanlahdenkatu 18, Tampere)
Free of charge
No pre-registration required

Activities for the evening

  • Speed friending at 5pm
  • Baking together gingerbreads at 6 pm
  • Bracelet making station open all evening
  • Snacks available all evening

At the door of Kamula, you will be welcomed by Kamula’s employees Fiia & Siina. You will be shown around the Kamula facilities and what you can do at Kamula. After the tour, we will find something nice to do together. There are also volunteers at Kamula who spend time with visitors. You will not be alone at Kamula.

Questions, thoughts, excitement… ? We are happy to help, send us a message (WhatsApp)

More information about Kamula

Instagram @kamulatampere

6. Career week in January

Career week organized for TAMK students will take place at the beginning of next year on 16–18th January 2024. Through the week you have a chance to participate in useful trainings and workshops with the common themes of career planning and job seeking.

Events and workshops will be held at TAMK’s main campus. There will be activities both in English and in Finnish. All the upcoming events will be listed on TAMK’s JobTeaser’s Event page. There you can also find more information on the events and workshops.

You are warmly welcome to join one or all of the events – and bring your friend, too. Save the date on your calendar and see you at the Career Week 2024 – Stay tuned for more info! 

Career week is organized by TAMK Career Services and the Talent Boost programme. For more information, please contact us: careerservices.tamk@tuni.fi 

7. TOP 3 student benefits of the month

1. Bawan Pizzeria

For students 1 € discount on every food item.
Read more: Bawan Pizzeria | Opiskelijan Tampere ry

2. Tullikamari

Show Your valid student card at Tullikamari and You will get these benefits:
20 % discount for all regular priced drinks and beverages Mon-Thu
20 % discount for regular priced tap products Fri-Sat
* Discounts are valid all day and night except the concerts.

Free entrance to the night club after concerts Wed-Fri
* Valid Wed-Fri except the special events as Hang The DJ, Big Pop, Lasermehu, see the program from the events listing. 10 % discount for Tullikamarin Brunssi (see the Brunch Club dates from the events listing)

Read more: Tullikamari | Opiskelijan Tampere ry

3. Padel factory

Benefits for students: weekdays from 6 am to 4 pm 16€/h
*Student card is requided upon request
*Bookings through matchi.se
Read more: Padel Factory | Opiskelijan Tampere ry

8. Tribe Housewarming today 4.12.

Are you interested in employment opportunities in growth companies or starting your own project/business? Tribe Tampere is a community operating at the Tampere Startup House (Platform6), and together with Tampere ES (student run entrepreneurship organization), it’s organizing a low-threshold event where various organizations relevant to students at the house will discuss about their opportunities for students. This is the easiest way to get to know more about the warm community Tribe has & what it has to offer for you. See you on Monday 4.12. at 17-19!