University of Jyväskylä

Isa-info 6.3.2017

Newsletter for the University of Jyväskylä students
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Study

  • Indoor air info on 20 March – send questions by 6 March »
  • The Faculty of Information Technology search: the 100 best student ideas »
  • #JYUnity Challenge: Let’s Study and Work Together! » 
  • The Jyväskylä Summer School: an unique academic, cultural, and personal journey »
  • JYU Internet security and privacy survey - Chance to win 50€ gift card from Gigantti » 
  • Take part in the Website usability survey - Chance to win gift card to the Soppi University Shop! »
  • Registration for studies for the academic year 2017-2018 will be advanced »

University

  • Municipal Election Quarantine in 2017 at the University of Jyväskylä »
  • Top candidates for Rector’s position have been chosen »
  • A new website for the Faculty of Education and Psychology »

Events

  • Old-school aerobics
  • Indoor air info for students and staff »
  • DreamUp! »
  • Twerk + Dancehall workshop

Well-being and sports 

  • You can get new experiments by performing the sport course with credits »
  • Easy and effective aqua aerobics without sweat »
  • Do you have problems with your back and neck? »
  • Do you want to swim in the summer? »

 

Study

The University of Jyväskylä is arranging an info session on indoor air matters for staff and students on 20 March at 1 p.m.–3 p.m. in Agora auditorium 1. The info session provides topical information on the indoor air and condition of buildings used by the University of Jyväskylä. If you have questions about indoor air, you can send them by 6 March 2017.

The Faculty of Information Technology search: the 100 best student ideas »

The Faculty of Information Technology offers 100 University of Jyväskylä students an opportunity to work on their ideas with the support of the Faculty. The idea must be related to information technology and/or making good use of it. The idea may be scientific, technological or social. The Faculty will offer a 1000 euro scholarship for one month as well as the necessary facilities for working on the ideas The application period closes on 31 March, 2017.

Did you forget to go home when you got carried away with an interesting project? Or are you trying to find fresh inspiration in most extraordinary places? We invite you to describe the peaks and troughs of your studies or work! Show us flickers of light in your daily routine, hard work and creative highs. What can we learn from you? Share your experiences on instagram using hashtags #JYUnity and #JYUhaaste.

The Jyväskylä Summer School: an unique academic, cultural, and personal journey »

The Jyväskylä 27th Summer School will be organized 7th – 18th August, 2017 at the Mattilanniemi and Ylistörinne campuses and provides students with an excellent opportunity to participate in a large number of courses and enjoy high quality teaching by respected researchers from all over the world. The Summer School offers courses for advanced Master’s students, PhD students, and post-docs in various fields of science and information technology. The language of instruction is English in all courses. Deadline for applications is 30th of April 2017!

JYU Internet security and privacy survey - Chance to win 50€ gift card from Gigantti » 

PhD survey: Your attitudes towards Internet security and privacy. As part of research work for a PhD dissertation at the University of Jyväskylä, a survey on attitudes and behaviors toward Internet security and privacy has been prepared. Link to survey: https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/5C1F2A8377537C47.par 
The survey will be open until March 13. 

Take part in the Website usability survey - Chance to win gift card to the Soppi University Shop! »

Welcome to participate in the JYU website usability survey! The survey is part of the website renewal of the University of Jyväskylä and it collects information about the usability of the new website design. Deadline March 12th.

Registration for studies for the academic year 2017-2018 will be advanced »

The registration period for the current students of the university who have received their degree rights before 1 August 2017 begins on 2 May 2017 and ends on 31 July 2017. Registration for the coming academic year therefore takes place before it begins. All students who are currently registered for attendance or non-attendance will receive an email with registration instructions in April. 

University

Municipal Election Quarantine in 2017 at the University of Jyväskylä »

 The 2017 Municipal Election quarantine is effective during March 9th, 2017 - April 9th, 2017. In order to maintain industrial peace and political neutrality, the University, including the Teacher Training School, complies with the following practices during the election quarantine.

The University Board of the University of Jyväskylä has chosen five top candidates for Rector's position. They are: Vice-Rector Keijo Hämäläinen (University of Helsinki), Professor Petri Karonen (University of Jyväskylä), Dean Henrik Kunttu (University of Jyväskylä), Dean Minna-Riitta Luukka (University of Jyväskylä), Dean Hanna-Leena Pesonen (University of Jyväskylä).

A new website for the Faculty of Education and Psychology »

The new website  https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/en  includes content on the faculty’s teaching, research and cooperation. Please, give feedback on the new website: https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/fi/anna-palautetta

Events

Old-school aerobics

On Wednesday 8 of March to celebrate Women's Day! 
If you're interested, please find your way to RYTMIIKKASALI (RS) at building L at 10:00, and book your calendar for 45 minutes sweat! Open to all!

Indoor air info for students and staff »

On Monday 20 of March at 1 p.m.–3 p.m. in Agora auditorium 1
The University of Jyväskylä is arranging an info session on indoor air matters for staff and students on 20 The info session provides topical information on the indoor air and condition of buildings used by the University of Jyväskylä.

DreamUp! »

on Tuesday 21 of March 2017 at 12–6 pm, over the Jyväskylä city centre.
DreamUp, an entrepreneurship-oriented student event encourages students to find their own path and to consider entrepreneurship as a possible career option. Scheduled events include inspiring speakers and meetings with student entrepreneurs and other experts of entrepreneurship. This year’s main speakers are Arman Alizad, TV-personality and entrepreneur, and Pekka Hyysalo, who is known for his brand FightBack. Hyysalo will give his presentation in English. Take a look at the full schedule at https://info.dreamupjkl.fi/in-english/!

Twerk + Dancehall workshop

On Sat 25 of March at JAMK’s sports hall.
Our earlier twerk workshop was sold out and now we organize Twerk + Dancehall workshop again. Instructor is a finnish champion 2016 in Twerk Monse Villarroel. Further information and enrollment is opened during the week 10 at www.academicsports.fi and in facebook: Jyväskylän korkeakoululiikunta 

Well-being and sports 

You can get new experiments by performing the sport course with credits »

Walking in the dark forest, more information about healthy back, core and muscle exercises, Zumba – it´s your choice, what you want to do. https://www.korkeakoululiikunta.fi/en/university-sports/courses/sport-course-with-credits

Easy and effective aqua aerobics without sweat »

In aqua aerobic you do aerobic and jog as fast or as slow you want. Aqua aerobic is interesting with the jogging belt and with different kind of equipment. https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=210892

Do you have problems with your back and neck? »

The physiotherapist of the FSHS gives you tips how to take care of your back and neck. Active, rehabilitating training for taking care independently of lower back and neck-shoulder areas  problems.  https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=210886

Do you want to swim in the summer? »

You can improve your skills in breaststroke and freestyle. This course is for those who have already good basic skills in swimming  https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=211037

Dissertations

Exhibitions

Scholarships and research grants

Job and internship opportunities

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