Tamko Topics 50/2022

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

1. Welcome for Tamko’s coffee and cake tomorrow!
2. Solu’s opening times during Christmas
3.Tamko’s mobile student card can be found from Tuudo!
4. Christmas porridge for students and staff at main campus
5. Design an overall badge for Parvi and win prizes
6. Roller Derby tournament 17.12.

1. Welcome for Tamko’s coffee and cake tomorrow!

Tamko’s anniversary is ending and we also made a membership record! Thank you to all of our members for the past year, without you there would’t be Tamko!

We would like to celebrate with you all and welcome everyone to our office for a cake and coffee tomorrow Wednesday 14.12.! We will serve cake as long as it lasts, starting from  9am. 


2. Solu’s opening hours during Christmas

Upcoming Christmas will affect Tamko’s office opening hours and office is closed 23.12.2022-1.1.2023. You can contact office@tamko.fi if you have urgent issues during this time. Please note that due to Christmas holidays, there may be a delay in replies.

Until then we are open normally and you are very welcomed to visit us and for example to borrow winter sports equipmet!

3. Tamko’s mobile student card can be found from Tuudo!

Previously used Pivo -app’s mobile student card will be deactivated at the end of January 2023, so download Tuudo -app now and start using Tamko’s mobile student card there!

If you have paid Tamko’s membership fee and are registered for attendance at TAMK you can activate mobile student card to use alongside you plastic student card. You get all the same discounts and benefits when using mobile student card or plastic card.

Tuudo is a free app, that has been made to make students’ life a bit easier. in addition to Tamko’s mobile student card, you can find from Tuudo example your timetables, study credits, reservations for classrooms and other TAMK’s spaces, cafeteria’s menu and course enrolments, quite handy!

You can download Tuudo to your mobile devices from application store.

Read more: https://tamko.fi/news/tamkos-mobile-student-card-can-now-be-found-from-tuudo/

4. Christmas porridge for students and staff at main campus!

Christmas feeling and porridge for you on Thursday morning 15 December at 8–9 at TAMK’s main campus.

A traditional Christmas porridge breakfast for TAMK staff and students will be served on Thursday 15 December at 8.00–9.00 am at Kuntokatu 3 restaurant (Campusravita).


5. Design an overall badge for Parvi and win prizes

Now you have a chance to set your creativity free and design your own badge to decorate your fellow students’ overalls.

1. Design your own badge. It can be anything, but related to well-being, studying or learning.

2. The size of the badge will be max. approx. 8 cm in diameter and can be any shape and color. Image file, such as JPG or PNG is enough.

3. Share a photo of your badge on Instagram by tagging @tamkparvi or send it us via Instagram DM or e-mail: parvi.tamk@tuni.fi

4. You’ll receive extra points by tagging a friend to the Instagram photo, who will need new badges to their overalls.

5. The best overall badge idea will be implemented, and the winner gets a movie ticket and 10 badges to share with their friends, and eternal glory.

Time to participate the competition until 31st December 2022 and the winner will be announced after New year. The winner will be contacted directly and the copyright of the winning badge will be moved to Parvi.

Good luck!

6. Roller Derby tournament 17.12.!

Tampere Roller Derby hosts the second tournament of Roller Derby Finnish Championship series in Tampere on 17.12.2022!

There will be two fierce games when Helsinki Roller Derby Bees faces Oulu Roller Derby and Tampere Roller Derby All-Stars faces Kallio Rolling Rainbow.

Kauppi Sports Center
Kuntokatu 17, 33520 Tampere

15:45 Doors open
16:15 Helsinki Roller Derby Bees – Oulu Roller Derby
19:15 Tampere Roller Derby All-Stars – Kallio Rolling Rainbow

Kauppi Sports Center is, for the main part, accessible.
The track is on ground level. The main entrance is automatized. There is a low threshold at the doorway between the main hall and the track. An accessible toilet is located next to the elevator on the ground floor. No entrance fees for personal assistants.

Are you interested in helping us? We are still looking for announcers and other volunteers to help us during the tournament day. Contact us in our social media @trerollerderby
Photo: Midian Mota