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TAMKO TOPICS 42 / 2018

Tamko Topics is a weekly newsletter of The Students' Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

English Summary

1. Tamko's office opening hours during independent study week 

2. Become a tutor!

3. Wellness week 29 October - 2 November

4. Football tickets!

5. Tolu's bowling night 22 October

6. Wanted: Instagram Ambassadors for TAMK and the new Tampere University!

7. PISTOT - Naughty Halloween 25 October

8. Awesome student discounts from Students' Tampere!

9. Free English Language Comedy!


1. Tamko's office opening hours during independent study week 

Our office is open with exceptional opening hours during independent study week (15 October - 18 October). We're open Mon - Thu 10am - 2pm. On Friday 19 October, we're closed.


2.  Become a tutor!

Tamko is looking for enthusiastic students who find interest in guiding new students of TAMK. Tamko is training degree and international tutors. You can choose any tutoring form you like, or you can choose all of them! In addition to this great experience, you will also get study credits from tutoring.

Enroll for International Tutoring 8.10. - 4.11.2018

International tutors are helping our incoming exchange students. They take care that exchange students adapt tot TAMK and Finnish student life. International tutoring will give you a bunch of nice experiences and improve your language skills. Trainings will take place on Wednesday 21st of November and Thursday 29th of November.

Link for applying

Enroll for Degree Tutoring 22.10. - 15.11.2018

Tamko is seeking for new degree tutors to guide students starting in TAMK at autumn 2019! As a degree tutor you'll meet new people and get amazing memories! Degree tutoring is only for students who study in degree programs and don't speak Finnish as their native language. Degree tutors work together with their Finnish peer tutors colleagues. 

Trainings will be organized in the spring 2019.

More info about the tutoring forms you can find from Tamko's website.

3. Wellness week 29 October - 2 November

Something new to brighten your Autumn! You’re welcome to join Tamko, TamY and TTYY’s mutual Wellness week from 29th Oct to 2nd Nov 2018. From Monday to Friday there are various events to support one’s wellness and health in all three campuses – for both students and staff.

On Tuesday 30th Oct you can hop on to a free wellness bus that runs between all campuses from 10am to 2pm, and participate in a Wellness fair held in TUT. Organizations that are focused on wellness are represented in the fair. You can get information on how to support your wellness during and after your studies. You can also visit related events in other campuses. The schedule of the wellness bus and full program of the Wellness Week are published soon!

You will receive a stamp to your Tursaspassi Passport by organizing or participating in an event during Wellness week. 

4. Football tickets!

Finnish football Nations League game tickets now available at Solu! Finland's national football team Huuhkajat will play against Greece on Monday 15 October at 9.45PM at Ratina stadion, Tampere. Team Huuhkajat is now offering a special treat for Tamko members: student ticket at the price of 11 euros! (normal ticket price is 16,50€). Let's fill out the end stand of Ratina stadium with students and cheer Finland to victory!

Nations League is UEFA's new competition where a team has a chance to move on to 2020 European championship competition. Ratina stadion will blare when Finland fights for victory in Nations League's game. Oi Suomi on!

NB! Limited amount of tickets.

5. Tolu's bowling night 22 October

Tolu’s monthly bowling nights are back! The TAMK students sporting association Tolu is organizing their next bowling night on the 22nd of October from 6PM to 7PM at Space Bowling and billiards. For 5€ (includes shoe rental), you can bowl for one hour, so get your friends together join us for some leisurely fun. Tickets can be purchased at Tolu’s webstore Holvi or Tamko's office (Solu). Please arrive by 5.45PM so that we can start right at 6 o'clock sharp.

Space Bowling and Billiards 


6. Wanted: Instagram Ambassadors for TAMK and the new Tampere University!

We are looking for active students with good social media skills to coordinate and update the Instagram pages of TAMK and Tampere University. A fee will be paid to the elected students. Apply by 21 October 2018, more information and application.


7. PISTOT - Naughty Halloween 25 October

Happy Halloween! On Thursday the 25th of October, Union Work & Leisure club is filled with naughty but terrifying partygoers because the party is with a Halloween-theme, with a dash of naughty! On this night you get to release your inner devil and party until the morning!

The doors will be opened at 9.30PM and closed at 5AM. The bar contains a bunch of strengthening potions for you to enjoy all through the night. If you're in need for costume ideas, you can go check Punanaamio where by using your PISTOT partypass you'll get -20% off!

Cut the line with a pre-ticket until 11PM. Please note that there is a photographer at the event and the pictures are published on the PISTOT Facebook page.

TICKETS in advance 3€/ from the door 5€: (With party pass, free entry and separate queue). You can get the tickets from Tamko's office (SOLU) (Mon - Fri 9AM - 4PM, Independent study week 15 - 18 October Mon - Thu 10AM - 2PM, Friday closed), Pirate's office (Wed 10AM - 1PM), Kuntokatu 3 stands during the partyweek or from ( 

PISTOT is organized by TTO ry, TIRO ry and PIRATE ry. 

8. Awesome student discounts from Students' Tampere!

  • Bar K: Discount from tap beer and sparkling wine
  • Frankly: -20% off from drinks with meal
  • Teerenpeli: Onnenpekka and giant toast for 10€
  • Tullin Sauna: Taps -50%, free breakfast and free sauna package
  • Varimport: -10% off from Apple computers and accesories
  • Kesko: 5% back from your groceries
  • Aamulehti: -40% from newspaper subscription
  • OP Nano: Top 10 tips for student budget

Download Pivo, show your mobile student card and enjoy student discounts!

Read more about the discounts from Student's Tampere blog post.


9. Free English Language Comedy 18 October!

Welcome to enjoy free English language comedy at O'Connell's Irish Bar on 18 October at 8PM. This time Comedy O'Connell's presents guest + improv!

Each month, ComedyO'Connell's host and professional improviser Trent Pancy is joined by a different player to perform an unrehearsed and unrestricted 2 person show! And each GUEST this season will feature a performance by Multiplayer, the YesFinland House Team!

ComedyO'Connell's - Free English Language Comedy Every Single Thursday. More info from Facebook. 


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