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.
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The city and its citizens stand up to racism
A petition demanding zero tolerance for racism was delivered to the city of Joensuu. The city and its citizens were quick to join forces.
Asylum seekers and students found each other
UEF students and asylum seekers met in Lukema, Kuopio. The university aims to help asylum seekers by taking concrete measures.
UEF refuses to disclose investments
‘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.
Roskilde: Paint for music!
The curated graffiti exhibition at Roskilde Festival is one of the biggest in the world. It brings artists from all around the globe to paint the walls of the festival area.
Roskilde Festival Babystepping Through the Years to a Giant
Uljas joined the Roskilde festival in Denmark. Festival has gone a long way from tiny to a giant.
Roskilde music gets going
Roskilde has started this year slow, with only music till midnight, and plenty of time left to recover for the … Jatka lukemista Roskilde music gets going
Welcome to Roskilde Festival
Welcome readers. I am Andres Moreno, and I am the new live reporter at Uljas, live from Roskilde Festival. When … Jatka lukemista Welcome to Roskilde Festival
Student organisations big winners of ISYY’s representative council elections
The student organisations won ISYY’s representative council elections. The independents pulled ahead and the politically affiliated had to give up their previous dominance. The representative council will now be more international as well.