University of Jyväskylä

Isa-info 20.3.2017

Newsletter for the University of Jyväskylä students
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Study

  • Admission services at the University of Jyväskylä offers guidance and counselling for migrants »
  • University of Jyväskylä celebrates its successful sports students »
  • #JYUnity Challenge: Let’s Study and Work Together! »

University

  •  Renovation in the University’s main building almost complete »

Events

  • DreamUp on Tuesday 21st March! »
  • Twerk worshop on Saturday 25th March »
  • Furniture Sale for University Students and Staff 28th March »
  • Pairacrobatics workshop on Friday 7th April »

Well-being and sports 

  • By performing the sport course with credits you get experiences about different kind of sport in different kind of places »
  • Quite soon it is possible to run in the forests »
  • Come and dance to swing and hiphop music
  • It is nice to play badminton when the shuttlecock is not all the time on the floor »

Study

Admission services at the University of Jyväskylä offers guidance and counselling for migrants »

SIMHE (Supporting Immigrants in Higher Education in Finland) at University of Jyväskylä offers guidance and counselling for adult migrants living in Finland. The services are aimed at all migrants, also asylum seekers, who are interested in higher education and starting their studies in Finland. The SIMHE-desk has recently moved to admission services at the University of Jyväskylä.  

University of Jyväskylä celebrates its successful sports students »

The Rector arranges an event to celebrate successful sports students of the University of Jyväskylä every spring. We are now looking for University students who have achieved a medal in Finnish, European or World Championship between 1 January 2016 and 28 February 2017.

#JYUnity Challenge: Let’s Study and Work Together! »

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.

University

Renovation in the University’s main building almost complete »

The indoor air renovation of the main building of the University of Jyväskylä will be complete by the end of June. The building is owned by University Properties of Finland Ltd. The project has been delayed from the original schedule because of additional need for changes revealed during the renovation. In addition, the project has been large and the building carefully protected.

Events

DreamUp on Tuesday 21st March! »

Tuesday 21.3.2017 at 12–6 pm, Jyväskylä city centre, Aalto-sali, Kauppakatu 33
The annual entrepreneurship-oriented student event DreamUp takes place in the Jyväskylä city centre on Tuesday 21.3.2017 at 12–6 pm. Scheduled events include inspiring speakers as well as a pop-up marketplace organized by student entrepreneurs. This year’s main speakers are Arman Alizad and Pekka Hyysalo. Come find your own path and soak up the entrepreneurial spirit! More information available at info.dreamupjkl.fi/in-english/.

Twerk worshop on Saturday 25th March »

Saturday 25.3 at 10.30- 12.30. JAMK, Rajakatu 35
There are few places at Twerk workshop of the academic sports. The workshop is on Saturday 25.3 at 10.30- 12.30. Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/759484074206136/

Furniture Sale for University Students and Staff »

Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2017 10AM-06PM, Kanavuori, Varikkotie 160, Vaajakoski

A used furniture sale will be arranged especially for University staff and students in the Kanavuori cave storage during Tuesday 28 March - Wednesday 29 March. The sale is also open to the general public.

Pairacrobatics workshop on Friday 7th April »

Want to fly? Come to Pairacrobatics workshop and experience new ways to work with your body with a pair or in a group. The workshop is on Fri 7 of April at 2-4 pm.
Further information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1392822184072624/ 

Well-being and sports 

By performing the sport course with credits you get experiences about different kind of sport in different kind of places »

On March you can get experiences about apparatus gymnastics, indoor football, healthy back and dance & gymnastics. Further information about the course and the timetable https://www.korkeakoululiikunta.fi/en/university-sports/courses/sport-course-with-credits/schedule

Quite soon it is possible to run in the forests »

Thu 21.3. at 16.15. Running course for the beginners.  We will start with basic things, so everyone who is interested of running can join. We will do all kind of exercises, practise technique and coordination, do strenght and mobility and most importantly, have fun! Trainings will be done in different places, so you will get to know good running routes and trails in Jyväskylä as well. https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=210855

Come and dance to swing and hiphop music

Sat 25.3. at 14.  Lindy Hop course. Lindy Hops is a fun, energetic partner dance developed in New York City in the 1930s. It is danced to swing music. In this course, we will practice movements, rhythms, and the leading-following connection typical to Lindy. The course will taught in English. Since Lindy Hop is a partner dance it is recommended (but not required) that you sign up in pairs. https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=211134
Wed 29.3. at 16.  Twerking course. Twerking is a provocative dance style that is usually danced in hip hop music.  The main elements of twerking are booty shaking, booty popping and other kinds of hip movements done also in the floor level. https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=211122

It is nice to play badminton when the shuttlecock is not all the time on the floor »

Thu 30.3. at 16 The focus of the badminton course is on improving the basic techniques, get to know badminton rules and naturally play a lot. https://korppi.jyu.fi/kotka/r.jsp?course=211121

 

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