Staff

Staff members’ e-mails have the following form: firstname.lastname(a)isyy.fi.

Anna-Kristiina Mikkonen

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Secretary General
tel. +358 44 576 8417, paasihteeri(a)isyy.fi

The Secretary General is head of the employed staff. He is also responsible for the financial administration and overall administration, and making sure that rules and laws are followed.

Important tasks include being the secretary for the SU’s Council of Representatives and the Executive Board. In addition they include preparations and organizing meetings and general administration.

You can contact the Secretary General in all administration related questions, applications, general counsel and support. The Secretary General is basically a facilitator. The SG:s work is to make everybody else’s work possible.

Joensuu campus

Heli Aalto

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Sports Coordinator
tel. +358 44 576 8445, liikuntasuunnittelija(a)isyy.fi

Pekka Koivaara

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Secretary for Interest Advocacy (Joensuu and Savonlinna)
Contact Person in Affairs of Harassment
tel. +358 50 535 3376, soko(a)isyy.fi

Secretary of interest advocacy is the Student Union’s expert in social and academic issues. He makes preparations for the Board of the Student Union and takes care of electing student representatives of the university administration. You can contact him in issues concerning student rights, financing, teaching arrangements or student health care etc.

Everyone has a right to have a good and safe study environment. The Student Union harassment contact person is a person who deals with cases of student harassment. You can contact the harassment person in case you encounter bullying, discrimination, racism, sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior in the university. All contacts are confidential.

Hannele Mirola

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Office Secretary
tel. 050 341 6346, toimisto.joensuu(a)isyy.fi

Office Secretary is the person to contact in matters related to the Student Union membership, student cards and term stickers. She lends out sports equipment for ISYY members and sells overall badges and tickets to ISYY sports afternoon activities. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Juho Mutanen

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Secretary for Recreation and Sports Affairs
tel. +358 50 346 9620, vapaa-aika(a)isyy.fi

Secretary for Recreation and Sports Affairs organizes and develops academic sports services at Joensuu and Savonlinna campuses. He also produces some sports events such as Sports Afternoon and coordinates Sports Tutoring at Joensuu campus. He is the contact person for student organisations, campus organisations and student clubs and participates in producing communications of the Student Union.

You can ask the Secretary for Recreation and Sports Affairs anything about sports services, student organizations, campus organizations, student clubs and/or communications.

Jarno Pitko (on Study Leave)
Secretary for Student Tutoring

Heli Siponen

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Secretary for International Affairs
tel. +358 50 346 9159, kv.joensuu(a)isyy.fi
Facebook: Heli International-Joensuu Siponen

ISYY Secretary for International Affairs (Joensuu campus) is interested in anything and everything to do with international mobility. She is the person to contact in matters related to English language communications (including the Monday Mail newsletter), information and arrival services (Welcome packs, Survival packs, Student Union (ISYY) memberships), leisure activities and student advocacy. She also works very closely with the ISYY international club ESN Joensuu that aims to bring Finnish and international students closer together.

If you have any questions/problems related to your studies (or life in general), please get in touch, Heli will always do her best to help you.

Kuopio campus

Mikko Aaltonen

Secretary for Interest Advocacy
tel. +358 44 576 8414, koso(a)isyy.fi

Facebook: Edunvalvonta Sopo Isyy

Secretary of interest advocacy is the Student Union’s expert in social and academic issues. She makes preparations for the Board of the Student Union and takes care of electing student representatives of the university administration. You can contact her in issues concerning student rights, financing, teaching arrangements or student health care etc.

Emmi Alho

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Secretary for International and Administrative Affairs
Contact Person in Affairs of Harassment

tel. +358 44 576 8413, kv.kuopio(a)isyy.fi
Facebook: Emmi International-Kuopio Alho

ISYY’s Secretary for International and Administrative Affairs (Kuopio campus), job description includes booking the ISYY ’s  accommodation (Lukema) and Tiukanlinna, organizing events and educational courses, and helping to coordinate Kuopio campus tutoring. She is interested in anything and everything to do with international mobility. You can contact her in matters related to arrival services (Welcome packs, Survival packs, Student Union (ISYY) memberships), English language communications (including the Monday Mail newsletter), information and student advocacy.

The Secretary for International and Administrative Affairs works also closely with ESN KISA (Kuopio International Student’s Association) that aims to bring international and Finnish students closer together. If you have any questions/problems related to issues mentioned above or maybe to your studies (or life in general), please get in touch!

Everyone has a right to have a good and safe study environment. The Student Union harassment contact person is a person who deals with cases of student harassment. You can contact the harassment person in case you encounter bullying, discrimination, racism, sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior in the university. All contacts are confidential.

Heljä Koistinen

Secretary for Communications
tel. +358 44 576 8426, tiedotus(a)isyy.fi
Facebook: Tiedotussihteeri Isyy

Secretary for Communications is the Student Union’s communications professional. She informs SU members and the media of topical issues, develops ISYY’s communications channels as well as gives advice and helps in questions related to communications.

You can contact the Secretary for Communications in case:
– you have questions related to ISYY’s communication channels or ideas on how to develop them
– you need help or advice on matters related to communications
– you have material to be published on ISYY’s weekly newsletters or other communication channels

Erja Leinonen

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Accountant
tel. +358 44 576 8423, erja.leinonen(a)isyy.fi

Accountant takes care of the Student Union´s  bookkeeping, accounts receivable and payable as well as calculation of salaries. You can contact her, for example, if you need help with handling finances of Student Union´s club.

Karoliina Nissinen

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Secretary for Organisational Affairs
tel. +358 44 576 8419, jarjestosihteeri.kuopio(a)isyy.fi
Facebook: Järjestösihteeri Isyy Kuopio

Secretary for Organisational Affairs gives out student cards, term stickers, Sport stickers, parking permits and student calendars. At the SU office, you can get your Survival package, Lukema’s key, rent the band room, board games and some other equipments. You can also buy tickets for Henry’s pub gigs, and some to some other events.

Sirpa Risto

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University Sports Coordinator
+ 358 440 628731, liikuntasuunnittelija.kuopio(a)isyy.fi
Facebook: Sirpa Risto (Liikuntasuunnittelija Paristo)

The Sports Coordinator coordinates and plans UEF’s and Savonia’s SYKETTÄ sports programmes  for students and staff at the Kuopio campus. together with the University sports planner. She is responsible for the finances of the SYKETT programme from budgeting to securing funding. She finds partners and takes care of stakeholder relationships as well as works as the manager of the sports instructors.

 

Savonlinna campus

Liisa Kainulainen

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Office Secretary
tel. +358 44 576 8430, toimisto.savonlinna(a)isyy.fi

Facebook: Toimistosihteeri Isyy Savonlinna

Eeva is the person you´ll meet in ISYY´s campus office. She deals with student card applications, gives out term stickers and student calendars and answers email messages. Copy cards, necessaries for studying, stamps, overall badges as well as tickets to the swimming hall and gym can also be bought at the Student Union office. From the office, you can also buy tickets to some events. The office secretary lends out board games and sports equipment that ISYY has available for students to borrow. She also gives advice and helps with copy machines.

The office secretary also helps in organizing events. International students can rent Survival Packages from the office.