Lantern walk, already a tradition in Kuopio is scheduled September 20th. The walk starts from Pesäpallo Stadium at 7pm.
There are currently 13 students staying at hostels and hotels due to the housing shortage. Jarno Pitko, who manages the housing situation, has received 43 inquiries for emergency accommodation.
Police advise all at the campus area to report any sightings of a person distributing anti-Islamic flyers. In May, the case was recorded as incitement to hatred.
As Festival lineups are published the expectations for the summer rise but there’s more: Roskilde festival launched Beercycling. You drink beer, pee and the pee goes to farmers growing grains to make beer. This year it’s time to taste the recycled beer.
Barry Reddin recently relocated to Joensuu from Brussels and looks back at the changing atmosphere in the European Capital in the wake of increased terrorist activity in the beleaguered city and the fallout from the recent attacks.
Joensuu Student Theatre decided to leave the words out of their big production coming out soon, and focused on kung fu instead.
The Finnish Friend project offers an important opportunity for many exchange students to learn about the everyday culture of Finns, while giving Finnish families a chance to get a new friend and to learn about different cultures in the process.
A petition demanding zero tolerance for racism was delivered to the city of Joensuu. The city and its citizens were quick to join forces.
UEF students and asylum seekers met in Lukema, Kuopio. The university aims to help asylum seekers by taking concrete measures.
‘UEF go fossil free’, a campaign still in need of signatures, was started by students to try and persuade the University of Eastern Finland to exclude fossil fuel producing companies from their investment portfolio. The university management has not committed to disclosing their investments.