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29 April, 2022

Significance behind the student cap during Vappu

In Finland, many people associate Vappy celebrations with the creamy white student cap. Most people dust off their caps for the long-awaited Vappu Eve, when even Ville Vallgren’s Havis Amanda is crowned with her own enlarged version of the student cap. However, the current situation is quite different from the early origins of the hat. …

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1 April, 2022

Statement: The conflict regarding Ukraine and Russia

The student unions ASK, Helga, HUMAKO, JAMKO, Lareamko, METKA, O’Diako and TUO thanks the Finnish higher education community for the measures already taken in response to the Ukraine crisis. The Finnish higher education institutions have already shown their willingness to take social responsibility when the crisis flares up. As the war in Ukraine drags on …

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31 March, 2022

SAMOK Teacher of the Year 2022

Do you know a teacher that uses digital tools in an exceptionally functional way in their lectures? Or has your teacher found a really good way to teach in a hybrid setting? Are there digital materials used well, also in the physical learning environment? Is there someone who is using lots of different tools in …

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1 March, 2022

ASK Board & Delegate presidium 2022

Arcada Student Union – ASK Delegate 2022 held a Constitutive meeting on 1.12.2022. Kim Lindström (HoSK r.f.) was elected Chairperson of the Delegate 2022.First vice chairperson is Patrick Koski (Commedia rf) and second vice chairperson is Sandra Mäki-Rautila (Commedia rf). During the Delegates extraordinary meeting 28.2.2022 Ida Flemmich was elected Chairperson of the Board 2022.Other members …

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Student Barometer 2022 is now open!

The survey is aimed at all students in higher education. Take part, and make a difference! → opiskelijabarometri.fi  Student Barometer is used in work to develop student wellbeing, student activities, the quality of teaching, higher education internships, studies and reports on working life and living, and educational institutions, among other things. Student Barometer is conducted …

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12 January, 2022
20 December, 2021

Apply for tutor 2022-2023

Are you an active and social person that wants to meet loads of new, nice people, or du you want to work on your social skills, learn a lot about teamwork, experience great team spirit and make friends for life? Is your answer yes? Then you want to become a tutor! Tutors are a group …

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16 November, 2021

Teacher of the Year 2021

Do you know a teacher you would like to thank for a job well done? A teacher who always goes the extra mile to see and hear their students? Maybe a teacher who has done something extra to facilitate studying or who you especially want to thank for this past year! Arcada Student Union – …

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12 November, 2021

Are you interested in being on the ASK board 2022?

ASK works for the interests of all students at Arcada, this means both good contacts with Arcada and Arcada’s staff, but also a collaboration with other organizations and Student Unions throughout Finland. ASK is also responsible for, among other things, the Tutor operation, to both select and educate tutors, as well as to arrange a …

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4 November, 2021

ASK Delegate 2022

The members of the Delegate of 2022 has officially been chosen!  Due to the amount of applications correlating exactly with the amount of spots open in the Delegate, the election committee has stated that an election will not be held. The Delegate will hold its constitutive meeting in November. The meeting will choose a chairperson …

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2 November, 2021
1 November, 2021

Ida Flemmich elected to SAMOK Board of 2022

At the end of last week, Arcada Student Union – ASK’s Chairperson of the Board Ida Flemmich was elected to our umbrella organization Finnish Student Union Association – SAMOK’s Board for 2022.The new board was elected by all student unions of applied sciences in Finland at SAMOK’s 26th General Assembly on 28-29.10.2021, which this year …

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13 October, 2021

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: …

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7 October, 2021

Right to vote and extended candidate nomination

The list of voters has been approved and you can check it at ASK’s office, you can contact ASK staff to check if your name is on the list of voter, you can reach the staff at staff@asken.fi. Everyone with the right to vote has received an e-mail from ASK with notification of the right …

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10 September, 2021

Notice for delegate election 2021

Election days Election days 2-3.11.2021 kl. 10.00-14.00 at Arcada. Electronic preliminary vote 27.10.-31.10.2021. Location Outside the library, Arcada, Jan-Magnus Janssonsplats 1, 00560 Helsingfors. Election of ASKs delegate Arcada Student Union – ASKs delegate is the highest decision-making body of the student union.  The delegate consists of fifteen (15) delegates and a maximum of fifteen (15) …

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3 September, 2021
16 August, 2021

Spend a fun day at Linnanmäki during their student weekend

ASK offers all members the opportunity to buy a wristband to Linnanmäki for their student weekend 4.-5.9.2021 for only 25 €! Last chance to buy the wristband for the member price is 24.8.2021 at 23:55. The park is also open to other guests during the event weekend. The advance membership benefit price is only valid …

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16 June, 2021
1 April, 2021

Arcada student tandem

One of Arcada Student Union – ASK’s missions is to make students at Arcada feel welcome and included in our University and especially during those times when gatherings and in person meetings are challenging, ASK decided to launch a language tandem for all Arcada students. This language tandem is meant for students at Arcada who …

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26 February, 2021

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 …

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