|Hello my dear Guild members and a lovely official first day of school! The Weekly Digest is back letting you know about all the events and activities that the Guild and Otaniemi in general has to offer. I hope you all had a lovely summer and missed the Digest as much as I missed doing them for you! So here you go, the first Digest for this semester, have a good one!
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Urban idea competition: Skiss my Hatsina
|Be aware Helsinki!
The Eastern Harbour City trembles on Tuesday 10.9 when freshmen crawl from one checkpoint to another in the center of Helsinki.
The event starts at 6PM at the Senate Square, and the afterparty starts at 9PM at Kaivohuone (Iso Puistotie 1).
The entrance fee for the afterparty is 1,5€ + cloakroom 3,5€.
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1631793526955785/
ARTS HARVEST FESTIVAL SITSIT SING UP BEGINS
|Are you down beet? Feeling meloncholic? Or cornfused by the soon-to-be ending summer?
No worries, as ARTS is bringing you Harvest Festival Sitsit! The sitsit-party is our version of Kekri, a traditional Finnish harvest festival. Mother Earth has been generous as an ample harvest was brought to ARTS Wappu Terrace over the summer. It’s time to gather around the table to savour the end products. Leave your hoe to the field, get your field-look on and come to Otaranta Club room on thursday 26.9. at 17.30.
The sign-up begins on thursday 12.9. at 12.00 and ends on 19.9. at 23.55, after which the sign-up will be binding. The sign-up form will be posted on the event page.
There are only 35 spots, so be quick! Every association a fixed quota.
WHAT? Arts Harvest Festival Sitsit
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2300992153550463/
CHALK DRAWING & KALLIO PUB CRAWL
|We welcome all to Katri Valas park to draw on the streets and cliffs on Friday 13.9. The event starts at six o’clock at the top of the park and after it we will continue to the guilds annual Kallio pub crawl in smaller groups.
What: Chalk drawing & Kallio Pub Crawl
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/509291436589646/
SKIPOLI SEASON OPENING PARTY
|Skipoli has a SEASONS OPENING PARTY at Rantasauna, Otaniemi on the 14.9. Come kickstart the best skiing/snowboarding season of all time with us! We have a free-for-all rail/jump-session with lots of snow for snowboarders and skiers. You’re welcome to join!
So take your friends and baguettes with you and PARTY!!
SNOW!! FUN!!! PARTY!!
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2399232486859847/?ti=cl
INVITATION: VISTA 30 VESPERTINE
|Dear fellow landscape architecture, interior architecture and architecture students, alumnis and honorary guests,
It is our utmost pleasure to invite you to celebrate the 30-year journey of Vista ry. Our jubilee gala, Vespertine, will take place on Monday October 7, 2019. The gala is the opening event of the LANDMARK 30 -jubilee week.
The jubilee gala will start at 18.00 o’clock in the A-wing of Undergraduate Center (Otakaari 1, Espoo). During the evening you’ll hear glorious speeches and see some magnificent performances and you’ll get to enjoy some luscious appetizers and refreshments.
Dress code for the event is smart casual with academic medals and recognitions.
If you have any questions regarding the event, do not hesitate to send a message to vistah-mail(a)list.ayy.fi
AALTO 5 KM RUN
|Group start with the Guild of Architecture at the annual Aalto 10 & 5km run. We start all together after which each can continue at their own pace and in own group. Read the specific instructions regarding the registration and location in here:
https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/aalto-10-km-5-km-sports-eventWHAT: Aalto 5km run
START: Otahalli, Otaranta 6, 02150 Espoo
WHEN: September 22 Sunday 1:50pm
WHY: Challenge thyself!
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URBAN IDEA COMPETITION: SKISS MY HATSINA
|Urban idea competition
Attend here: https://www.lyyti.in/skissmyhatsina
and find the competition material here:
DISSONANSSI OPEN REHEALSALS AND AUDITIONS
|Dissonanssi is a mixed choir from Otaniemi singing diverse music all the way from renaissance to glam metal — without forgetting to have fun! This fall we will organise an open rehearsal on 17.9 at 18:00 and auditions on 24.9 at 16:30. Our rehearsals are conducted in Finnish, however you are welcome to join. Even with no Finnish speaking skills, someone is always willing to translate. Read more and sign up: https://join.dissonanssi.fi|
INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON GLIDING 2019 – POLYTEKNIKKOJEN ILMAILUKERHO RY
|Get airborne in a glider on a trial introductory flight. Aalto-university students aviation club PIK organises an introductory course on gliding in September on two Saturdays in September, the 14th and 21st. The course includes a theory lesson and two flights with a flight instructor in a two-seater at Räyskälä airfield.
Pre-flight theory sessions are on September 12th and 19th at 6 pm. in Maarintalo yhdistystila (Sähkömiehentie 3, 2nd floor). Register in advance here https://forms.gle/t9xjH2GFQ4qYjhE46 to guarantee a spot, or show up in one of the theory sessions. For more information send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price: 125 €
Includes 2 flights with an instructor, theory lesson and the ongoing year’s membership fee.
|Have you ever wondered what it feels like to tackle other players on an american football match or dance on a pole? Are you still trying to find your own sports or have you already found it and you want to know, what kind of associations organize events related to that in Aalto? This fall, the sports committee organizes Healthyappro, during which nine different sports associations present themselves by organizing nine different sports events. These events will be organized starting from September and lasting until November and every week there will be one event or two events at the same time. After every event, there will also be a possibility for the participants to hangout with the other participants and representatives of the sports associations and enjoy a warm sauna as well as free snacks!
All these sports events are free and open for everyone and one needs to sign up for every event separately. One can attend to multiple events so you can attend to as many events as you want or only choose the ones that you’re interested in. The sign up forms and more specific information about the events will be published on this event and because of the limited space on the events, it’s highly recommended to click participating in order to be informed about sign up possibility!
Schedule for different sports:
More info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/514740742687553/
HUMAN VS ZOMBIES AUTUMN
|Humans vs Zombies Autumn 18.-21.9.
Humans vs. Zombies is a moderated game of tag where zombie players try to spread the infection by tagging human players. Humans can in turn protect themselves by hiding, fleeing or fighting back (using socks or foam gun darts to “stun” zombies). Exciting missions and quests will be available every day. Since teamwork is often the best strategy, players are guaranteed to meet new people.Participation is completely free of charge. The organizers will provide the game scarf and special items for you. All you have to do is sign up, show up and play. The game is played entirely in English.
This year the cosmos has twisted and shattered and the Ancient ones are Watching Otaniemi from the cracks beyond the veil of reality. Is there truth behind the ancient prophecies and is the unbending will of the Ancients unavoidable? Play and find out!
Fb event: http://tiny.cc/hvzautumn2019
APPLY TO JUNCTION 2019!
|WHERE & WHEN: Väre @ Otaniemi, Espoo 15.-17.11.2019
We are glad to invite you to apply for Junction 2019, the largest hackathon in Europe! This year’s application process is currently ongoing and will close in 6.10.2019. The purpose of the event is to bring together enthusiastic developers, designers and creators and provide them with the tools and challenges of today’s cutting-edge technology. During the weekend participants have 48 hours to develop their own projects and solve pressing challenges brought us by our partner companies. The event is completely free to attend!
This year includes:
– 10 different tracks such as: Mobility, Game Jam, Future cities, Sustainability and much more
We have only limited places for our participants so apply now!
Best regards, Junction Team
PDP – INFO
|Are you passionate about design, business and technology?
Then, PdP is the right fit for you.
But what is PdP?
According to a former PdP student, is “the most rewarding, most inspiring, and at times the most ridiculous experience”.Seriously…What is PdP?
Well, Product Development Project (PdP) is a course that is primarily aimed at master level students of any field, who want to learn the development process of investment and/or consumer products. PdP is truly a transdisciplinary team learning project. The team forming, project planning, project execution, and finally, the demonstration of the results are supported by the teaching team. The challenges are real and sponsored with 10.000€ by industry partners, who are searching for innovative cooperation with the next generation of changemakers…and YOU can be part of it. In PdP, all teams are expected to build functional prototypes and carry out testing in meaningful way.If you are a student of design, business or technology and you want to learn real product development – you can’t have better option than this!
It’s once in a life-time experience with great emphasis on passion-based learning (PBL) methodology!
Sign up for the course on WebOodi. Course Code: MEC-E3001
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