Every student organisation has a named godparent in ISYY’s Executive Board. Godparents to each organisation are listed under the Executive Board members’ contact information and introductions.
Student organisations in Joensuu
Ablaut ry is a student organisation for the students of German language. Ablaut promotes the interests of its members and organizes all kinds of activities by itself but also in cooperation with the other student organisations. We have Oktoberfest party every October and different kinds of sport events every month, for example. You can find us on Instagram (ablautry) and on Facebook (Ablaut ry), where you can find all our events. We welcome all German-speaking exchange students to our events. We would like to get to know you and maybe organize some events together! We warmly welcome you to the University of Eastern Finland!
Bunsen ry is a student organisation for students majoring or minoring in chemistry. Our organisation was founded in 1980 and from that moment we have supervised our member’s benefits. Our active organisation brings our members together by creating many great party’s and events.
Echo ry is the English students’ student organisation in UEF. We organise different kinds of fun events more or less related to the English speaking culture and also help our students with any and all problems concerning studying in UEF. Every English student is welcome to join Echo.
Epsilon ry is a student organisation for students of mathemathics, physics and computing in UEF.
Fides Ostiensis ry, founded in 1997, is the western theology students’ student organisation in UEF. Our central task is to protect the interests of the western theology students. We organise different kinds of events by ourselves and also together with other student associations.
Godis ry, student organisation for Swedish students, takes care of its members interests and organises events for free time. For over 30 years Godis has been a part of Joensuu’s active student life both among its own members and with other student associations.
Iskra ry is a student organisation for students of Russian.
More information: sites.google.com/site/iskrauef, iskra.uef(at)gmail.com, Facebook group: Iskra ry
Joensuun Metsäylioppilaat ry, founded in 1982, is a student organisation for students of Forestry in the University of Eastern Finland. Our association consists of the “Forstis” and “Torstis” studying to become Bachelors and Masters in Agriculture and Forestry.
Joraus ry is a student organisation for students of subject teacher’s pedagogical studies. We unite students from various majors as any student who has been accepted to study pedagogical studies as their minor can join our organisation.
Judica ry is a student organisation for students of legal science.
Kassos ry (founded in 1973) is a student organisation for students studying education and adult education. Kassos has its members best ar heart and therefore we’re trying to arrange different kinds of fun activities in addition to studying. In order to ease one’s studies, Kassos is also a messenger between students and the faculty of education. By joining our activities and signing up for our e-mails, you’ll get information concerning our special interest groups and our upcoming events. As a member you can take part in planning, creating and enjoying our activies and being a part of our close group.
Kotex ry is a student organisation for students majoring in Home Education and Craft Science.
Legio Ostiensis ry is a student organisation for students students majoring in law.
Lingtwisti ry is a student organisation at the University of Eastern Finland for the students of Foreign Languages and Translation Studies as well as Linguistics. Any student from the Foreign Languages and Translation subject group can join Lingtwisti. Lingtwisti cooperates with translators’ trade organisations and sets up many kinds of events, for instance, a get-to-know-each-other night for the freshmen.
Mikrovillus ry is an active student organisation for students majoring in biology. We organise various events such as the fall excursion, black dress Christmas party and 8-appro. Mikrovillus looks after the rights of its members and serves as a communication channel between students, faculty members, ISYY and other student organisations.
Nefa-Joensuu ry is the student organisation for students of Cultural Studies at UEF. Cultural Studies consist of the major subjects: Mediaculture and Communication, Cultural Anthropology, Literature, Musicology, Folklore Studies and Sociology of Art. Nefa organises all kinds of activities for this colourful bunch. Our main events include the Freshmen Party, Christmas Parties, trips, red wine and the food club called Makaronikerho.
Oidipus ry is the student organisation of psychology at UEF. We arrange all kinds of fun events for all the psychology students exchange students included. On our website you can find more information about Oidipus ry and a link to our our group on Facebook. You can also email us if you have any questions. We are eager to meet you all.
More information: oidipus.fi, oidipusry.blogspot.fi/p/for-exchange-students.html, oidipusry(at)gmail.com, Facebook, Instagram
Opossumi ry is the student organisation of Career Counselling schooling in University of Eastern Finland. Wishes and needs of our members are the basis for our operations. Our mission is to represent our members and organize various events and free time activities for them. You’re welcome to join our vivacious student organization.
Optimi ry is a student organisation for students of Business Studies.
Pistis ry is a student organisation for students of Orthodox Theology.
Poikkeus ry is a student organisation for students of Special Education.
Popsi ry is a student organisation for classroom teacher students of Joensuu. Our organisation looks after our members’ interests and arranges free time activities. We also want to develop the education of classroom teacher students. We arrange different kind of activities for our members actively. Some of these events are open to everyone, like “Herkkuappro”, which was first arranged in the spring 2015. In the campus events you can recognise us from our red overalls.
Praxis ry is the student organisation of the students of social policy, sociology and philosophy at the University of Eastern Finland, founded in 1987. Praxis offers a variety of activities and plenty of parties, each greater than the last. By active participation in the student organisation activities you have the opportunity to make new friends, receive information on important issues having to do with your studies and influence what the future of the University of Eastern Finland looks like.
Sulo ry is a student organisation for students of Kindergarten Teaching.
Tombolo ry is the student organisation of the students of geography, human geography, environmental policy and environmental law at the University of Eastern Finland, that works actively at the Joensuu campus. Tombolo was founded in 2015 when two old studebt organisations, Coriolis ry and Loikka ry combined their forces. Tombolo takes care of its members advocacy seeking and organises leisure activities.
Täky ry (“Bait”) is the student organisation for Finnish and Literature students at the University of Eastern Finland. The association looks like its members and could be described as ‘interdisciplinary’ as well as ‘interartistic’. We wear blue overalls – it’s the same blue as on the Finnish flag. Since 1973, Täky has provided recreational activities and supervision of interests for its members who trudge in the dreary wilderness of credits. You’re welcome to join our diverse activities!
Varnitsa ry is the student organisation for history students at the University of Eastern Finland Joensuu campus. It was founded in 1970. Varnitsa is one of the most active student organisations at our University. Varnitsa takes care of its members’ rights. It also arranges many activities from parties to sportevents. Varnitsa ry is an open minded group, where students of different ages and classes get along very well. Everyone are welcomed to join in!
Student organisations in Kuopio
Dentina ry came back to life in October 2010 as dentistry studies re-started in Kuopio, and a new generation of students arrived. Dentina attends to its members’ interests, organises all kinds of fun activities and brings dentistry students together to strengthen collegiality.
Fortis ry is the student organisation of the pharmaceutical students of the University of Kuopio. The most important activities Fortis engages in are the publishing of pharmaceutical textbooks and the organising of parties throughout the academic year. In addition to this, Fortis provides a number of other social events with financial support. Everyone is welcome to join the crowd at these cheerful gatherings.
Hyeena ry is the student organisation for the students of environmental science and applied physics in University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio campus. For its members Hyeena ry arranges events like parties, excursions, culture- and sport events. Hyeena also works protecting its members rights in the university. Members of Hyeena wear red overalls with a picture of a hyena in the back. You can visit us in Melania, room 268. Welcome to join the pack of hyenas!
Kulti ry is the student organisation of biomedicine students in UEF who carry red overalls. We advocate the interests of our students, e.g. in matters concerning studies. Around the year we organise educational and entertaining events, such as working life events and parties. We bring our students together with the working life in the field of Biomedicine. Our clubroom is located in the 2nd floor of Snellmania, in the SN208 lab corridor (F-door). Come and join us for coffee!
KuoLO ry is a student organisation for students of Medicine on the Kuopio Campus.
Preemio ry is a student organisation for Business students of the University of Eastern Finland on Kuopio campus. Preemio offers its members services and interest advocacy with studies and free time activities. During the semester Preemio arranges various theme parties, but also sport activities, where it’s possible to network with other Preemio members and students.
Retikka ry is the student organisation of nutrition students in the University of Eastern Finland. Association looks after the interests of its members and offers leisure activities for them as well. In autumn nutrition students traditionally have events like “baptising” event for the freshmen students as well as pre-Christmas party. In spring you can find nutrition students with their bright green overalls for example biking around Kuopio on their excursion. Nutrition students are famous for their food (and appetite) at their parties – both are almost endless.
Serveri ry is the student organisation for students of Computing on the Kuopio campus of UEF.
Socius ry is the student organisation for students of Social Sciences on the Kuopio campus of UEF.
TERHO ry is the student organisation for students of Department of Health and Social Management and the Department of Nursing Science and the students of Public Health, Exercise Medicine and Ergonomics at the Kuopio campus of UEF.