A large number of various organizations, associations, societies and clubs operate within the University community as well as within the Student Union. Their activities are open to all members of the Student Union. VYY supports student organizations by providing grants, advice and other benefits.
All questions related to student organizations or to services and training related to them should be addressed to VYY Secretary of Organizational Affairs.
Student organization grants
The Student Union distributes grants among organizations operating within VYY. This form of support includes operational grants, which can be applied for once a year in January and February, as well as project grants, which are applicable for all year round. Dates and rules of application for operational grants are informed via VYY communication channels.
Student organization training
VYY arranges practical training for student organizations and their members according to their need and demand. In all matters relating to student organization activities and training, please contact the VYY Secretary of Organizational Affairs.
Benefits offered by the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL), relating to music playback agreements and accident insurance, are available for sports events organized by student organizations and clubs operating within VYY.