Weekly Digest 42/21

Weeks go by quickly and once again it is soon time for the election! Underneath you can find all that happens considering the election like Guild actives’ Fair, where you can come and hear a little more about what is done in the guild and what maybe you could do as well! AO-days are soon as well and if you did not get a ticket there do not worry because there is a chance to come and have a feel of whats to come on Wednessday in the form of sauna and friends. Also Suomi-excu is back as well!

I General

Department and School Facilities
New Curriculum

II Election

Guild actives’ Fair 26.10.
Electional Sauna 17.11.
Election meeting 23.11.

III Coming Up

Innovarch x AK 20.11.
The Finland excursion 2021 12.-14.11.
Inflexus x GAYY Halloween party
Night at the Museum of Student Life

IV Of Interest

Healthyappro 25.-31.10.
Volunteering at Teekkari Tradition Party
Unite! Virtual Fair for Students on 3 Nov – Build your Global Competence

IIV Job Offers


I General

  Department and School Facilities:

Useful links for finding information on the current situation:


New Curriculum

Pirjo Sanaksenaho and Pekka Heikkinen invite students to discuss the new curriculum!

Welcome to hear and discuss on curriculum renewal 2022-24 of bachelor and master programmes of architecture, landscape architecture and interior architecture on Monday 25.10. at 17-18. On Zoom.


26.10 at 16–20 // A-wing 2nd floor,  Otakaari 1 X

On Tuesday, October 26, the Actives of the Guild of Architecture will conquer the second floor of the A-wing with a varied program and fair atmosphere! From 16 o’ clock, we will be able to get acquainted with the guild’s active enlistments and committees at checkpoints and stands. In addition, we hear experienced Guild actives tell us about their career path in the Guild. Welcome to discover the different ways to operate in the Guild!


17.11 at 18–22 // Jämeräntaival rooftop sauna (Jämeräntaival 3)

On Wednesday, November 17, there will be an opportunity to chat about operating in the Guild with the Board and Actives in a wine and sauna heated atmosphere. Candidates can also express their interest in enlistments and answer questions from others – that is, rehearse speaking at an election meeting.


23.11 at 16–21 // A1-lecture hall, Otakaari 1 X

On Tuesday, November 23, we will gather true to tradition in lecture hall A1 to elect the Board and Actives of the Guild of Architecture for 2022! Arrive to witness an exciting evening with your guild friends and good food. Influence the future of the Guild by voting or running for a post yourself.


III Coming Up

Innovarch x AK 20.10.

Do you miss sauna nights with friends? No worries, Innovarch got you!

Come and enjoy free refreshments and snacks as well as the warm steam of the sauna with Innovarch in Gorsu on October 20, 2021. Innovarch is one of our foundation companies, so in the eve we also have some informative bits about our industry!

From 5:30 pm onwards, there will be snacks and casual hangout offered by Innovarch in the spirit of the Flora & Sauna theme of the AO Days!

WHAT? Beer, chips and sauna
WHERE? Gorsu jmt 5
WHEN? 20.10. at 5:30 p.m.
WHY? Sauna and Friends

The Finland excursion 2021 12.-14.11.

Rättätää here it comes again! 

Hop on the excu-bus and come along on a mysterious journey into the unknown. Versatile and exiting destinations will be revealed only during the trip so this is an event you wouldn’t want to miss! 

WHAT? The Finland excursion of the guild of architecture
WHERE? in Finland
WHEN? 12.-13.11.
WHY? Because excursions are the spice of life
COST? 40€

Inflexus x GAYY Halloween party

Come celebrate a queer and cross-disciplinary Halloween with us!
The party is organized by Inflexus, the queer association of medical students and GAYY, the LGBT+ association for Aalto students. More information about GAYY on our website: https://www.gayy.fi/en/gayy/

The party will be held at the LKS clubroom in Sörnäinen on Sunday the 24th of October. (this week!)
Additional information on Facebook:

What: Halloween party
Where: LKS clubroom Euphoria (Sörnäisten rantatie 33 C)
When: Sunday 24.10. at 18
Cost: 3€
DC: Halloween (Costume contest!)

Night at the Museum of Student Life
As the darkness descends and the Teekkari Village falls silent for the night, it is time for student culture to come to life. Do you dare to enter to Museum of Student Life and get to know the living history?
Admission is free and registration is not required. Guided tour times will be announced later.
What: Night at the museum of student life
When: sat 30.10 at 21.00 -> 01.00
Where: Museum of studentlife, Jämeräntaival 3

IV Of Interest

Healthyappro 25.-31.10.

During the exam week, the Aava’s Sports Committee organizes a Healthyappro, during which the sports clubs here at Aalto have the opportunity to present their activities. In this event you are able to try different sports around Otaniemi on 25.10. – 31.10. and by participating, you earn the appro overall badge!

The event is free of charge and open for everyone, but you must register to each practice separately. There are no limits on registrations, so you can participate in as many practices as you want or choose only the ones that interest you the most.

Registration for all practices opens on 22.10. at 12, more info at the facebook event: https://fb.me/e/27bJzQRJT

What: Healthy appro
Where: In Otaniemi
When: 25.10.-31.10.
What does it cost: Nothing!

Sports include: Taiji, Baseball, Basketball, Karate, Cheerleading, Futsal, Pole dance, Orienteering, Disc golf and Volleyball!

Volunteering at Teekkari Tradition Party

Teekkarius turns already 149 years this year!

During the Teekkari Tradition Week 5.-13.11. there are multiple open volunteer positions, which award e.g. freshmen points, attachment to the wanted party worker string and free entrance to the Herring breakfast organised on Saturday 13.11. and to a separately organised volunteer party.

The registration is open 18.-31.10. and keep in mind that the registration order is taken into account when assigning the tasks! You can register here: https://lomake.ayy.fi/teekkarijaosto/149-teekkariperinnejuhlan-vapaaehtoishaku/

Unite! Virtual Fair for Students on 3 Nov – Build your Global Competence

Build your networks and study in seven European universities. Co-create solutions to grand societal challenges together with your fellow students around Europe. 

Unite! is a community of seven European universities offering possibilities to build your global competence in many different ways –  virtual courses on Architecture Engineering offered by TU Darmstadt and Politecnico di Torino, joint programmes, project courses, summer schools, hackathons, competitions and much more.

The fair takes place on an interactive platform called Spacial Chat where you move around from room to room like in a normal fair. Go visit the booths, play games, meet fellow students at the coffee room, and have fun! You can pop by any time between 13-16.

Read more and register by 1 November: https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/unite-virtual-fair-for-students-build-your-global-competence


IIV Job Offers