ASK is looking for: Student Representatives

Arcada Student Union – ASK is looking for student representatives for the following councils and bodies at Arcada:

Arcada’s Quality Council

Arcada’s Quality Council monitors the interests of the entire UAS and the council consists of a broad group with varying insight into the UAS. We are looking for two regular members and two deputies to represent the student’s vote in the council.

  • The council consists of 10-12 people.
  • The departments, study service, external members and students are represented.
  • Meets about once a month.
  • Works to develop the UAS’s quality system.
  • Mandate period 1.8.2021-31.7.2023.
Arcada’s Department Councils

The Department Councils at Arcada work to support and follow up the development and quality of education within the departments. An ordinary member and a deputy are sought for each council.

  • The head of the department acts as chairman.
  • The members consist of various other representatives with varying backgrounds.
  • Meets at least twice per academic year.
  • There is one council per department.
  • Mandate period 1.8.2021-31.7.2023.
Board of Review

Arcada’s Board of Review deals with cases concerning reconsideration of admission decisions, decisions on loss of study rights and assessment of study performance and crediting of studies or knowledge. We are looking for a regular member and a deputy.

  • The Review Board consists of a chairman, three other staff members and a student member.
  • Each member has a personal deputy.
  • Mandate period 1.8.2021-31.7.2023.
The Board of Arcada University of Applied Sciences Ltd.

The Board of Arcada University of Applied Sciences Ltd. ensures that the university’s administration and that the activities are appropriately organized. It is responsible for ensuring that the supervision of the university’s accounting is properly arranged. The board is responsible for and supervises the university’s asset management.

You can read more about the Board position here (only in Swedish).


Apply to become a Student Representative through the here!

Applications for student representatives are open until 22.3.2021 at 12:00 and the representatives to the councils are elected by the ASK Delegate at their meeting during week 12.


Arcada Student Union – ASK presents Sebastian Tolvanen for the SAMOK Board of 2021

Arcada Student Union – ASK is proud and happy to present the driven and committed Sebastian Tolvanen to the Board of the Finnish Student Union Association – SAMOK for 2021!

The Board of SAMOK is chosen by all Finnish Student Unions of UAS at their General Assembly 29-30.10.2020.

Good luck Sebastian!


Apply for ASK’s Board of 2021

Are you interested in being in the Board of ASK 2021?

Fill out the form before 8.11.2020 and you will be contacted by the Board negotiator Ida to have a discussion!
If you have any questions or anything you are wondering about you can contact ida@asken.fi.

Fill out the form here if you are interested: https://bit.ly/ASKboard2021/

The Board is elected during the Delegates Constitutive meeting during the fall of 2020.


It’s time to nominate people for ASK honors!

Initiatives for nominations for honors, Cor-house medals and honorary degrees as well as honorary membership are submitted in writing signed by at least five (5) persons to the honors committee. The honors committee decides if the proposal is approved. A person can not suggest themselves.

This year, people can be nominated for the following honors:

Honors in bronze
Bronze honors can be awarded to student union members or Arcada staff who have actively participated in ASK’s activities and promoted the student union’s purpose.

Honors in silver
Honors can be awarded to members, former members or Arcada’s staff who have actively participated in ASK’s activities and promoted the student union’s purpose.

Honors in gold
Honors in gold can be awarded to a person who has honors in silver and for several years has actively participated in ASK’s operations and promoted ASK’s purpose.

Cor-house medal
The Cor-house medal can be awarded to a member or former member who has actively helped with ASK’s activities inside and outside the Cor-house.

ASK shooting star
ASK shooting star is an honorary award given to a person who is relatively new to ASK’s operations and who has strongly promoted ASK’s purpose or made a positive contribution to ASK during the past year. ASK shooting stars can only be awarded to ASK members. The purpose is to reward the efforts the person has made in capacity by a member of ASK’s committee and other positions of trust

Pro ASK
Pro ASK is an honorary award given to a person or body that has strongly promoted and supported ASK’s purpose. This person or body does not have to be a member of ASK.

Pro Cor
Pro Cor is an honorary award given to a person or body that has strongly promoted and supported the activities in the Cor-house. This person or body does not have to be a member of ASK.

Nominations are submitted electronically via email to Communications- and Membership-secretary Maria at maria(a)asken.fi. Nominations must be submitted before 8 November 2020 at 23.59. Please note that the nomination requires five signatures to be approved.

Usually, honors are awarded at the ASK annual ball in November, but this year due to prevailing circumstances, we will notify people in question in person.


ASK office by appointment only

Due to the COVID-19 situation right now, you can only visit ASK office by booking an appointment time. ASK office is only available for appointments on Wednesdays.
Please make an appointment with your full name (first name + last name) through this link: bit.ly/ASKoffice!

It is now also possible to buy print credits from Kide.app! Please note that if you buy the credits through kide.app it might take 1-2 business days before the credits show up on your account. You can buy credits here: https://kide.app/…/9967adab-3ad3-4a8c-a695-2d5adea87512
To be able to use the printers in Arcada you need to charge credit to your account.

The customer service at ASK office is also digital and can be reached via WhatsApp on 045 327 4220 where you can send both regular and audio messages during office hours 10:00-16:00. You can also reach us as usual via Facebook, e-mail and phone, personal contact information can be found on asken.fi.