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27.8.2020

TYS Housing Office´s opening hours change, and sauna shifts return to normal heating schedule in September – other changes made to services due to the coronavirus epidemic will remain in effect

The artivle was updated on 17th September 2020 (added recommendation to sownload Koronavilkku application). Starting…
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3.9.2020

Could you be our next tenant blogger?

We are seeking bloggers among our tenants to post about student life and living at…
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3.9.2020

TYS Newsletter 7/2020

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25.6.2020

Office hours during summer

TYS housing office is open only to customers picking up apartment keys or signing their…
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2.6.2020

TYS Newsletter 6/2020

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23.7.2020

TYS Housing Office will have new opening hours during August – other changes made to services due to the coronavirus epidemic will remain in effect

In August, TYS Housing office will serve tenants with new opening hours. Tenants picking up…
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20.5.2020

Is your student home the prettiest in Turku or perhaps in the whole Finland? Enter in a competition and you can win prizes!

The Finnish Associations of Student Housing Organisations SOA ry and Finnish student housing organisations from…
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7.5.2020

Changes in TYS’s services starting from 1st June 2020

On 4th May 2020, the Finnish government outlined an action plan for a hybrid strategy…
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20.5.2020

On Ascension Day 21st May and on Friday 22nd May the Housing Office is closed

  On Ascension Day 21st May and on Friday 22nd May the Housing Office is…
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12.5.2020

TYS’s chatbot Toivo gets an English-speaking friend – chatbot Hope started working on our website

About one year ago, Turku Student Village Foundation introduced a Finnish-speaking chatbot, Toivo, on its…
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28.4.2020

Housing Offices opening hours during May Day (vappu)

The Housing Office is open on the eve of May Day´s Eve 30th April from 11am…
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28.4.2020

TYS Newsletter 5/2020

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27.4.2020

Tips for celebrating May Day remotely

This year, May Day, i.e. vappu, celebrations are a little different due to the coronavirus…
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23.4.2020

Construction of Tyyssija has begun – earthworks and piling will continue during the coming weeks

The construction works for Tyyssija housing location were started on 1 April. Before the project…
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21.4.2020

Reduced opening hours of TYS Housing Office and changes in the operations of services will remain in effect for the time being

TYS has decided to extend the reduced office hours of the TYS Housing Office and…
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8.4.2020

TYS Housing Offices opening hours during Easter

On Easter, the housing office will only serve customers picking up apartment keys, and we…
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7.4.2020

Student income during the exceptional situation caused by corona virus

Due to the corona virus, the income of many students has deteriorated for example as…
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3.4.2020

TYS Newsletter 4/2020

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3.4.2020

Will you be working in Turku in the summer? You can rent an apartment from TYS!

Do you have a summer job in Turku? Or perhaps you’re dreaming of spending the…
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3.4.2020

Applying for an apartment for autumn

Even though we are all dreaming of summer, it is also good to take some...
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31.3.2020

Reduced opening hours of TYS Housing Office and changes in the operations of services will remain in effect until 30th April

TYS has decided to extend the reduced office hours of the TYS Housing Office and…
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27.3.2020

The Turku Student Village Foundation will launch the construction of the Tyyssija housing location – the new heart of the Student Village will provide versatile services and climate-friendly housing

The Turku Student Village Foundation (TYS) has commissioned the construction of a new student housing…
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26.3.2020

Instructions for tenants moving in at the beginning of April

The TYS Housing Office will exceptionally be open only at 12:00–16:00 from 1 April 2020…
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26.3.2020

TYS increases cleaning of shared spaces to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

TYS has increased the clening of the facilities shared by tenants to prevent the spread…
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23.3.2020

TYS´s Housing Offices opening hours reduced – Housing office is open from 24th March on weekdays between 11am and 3pm only to key-picking customers

Due to the exceptional situation caused by the coronation epidemic, TYS will reduce the opening…
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16.3.2020

TYS Housing Office will have a limited service, the saunas and club rooms will be closed and only the necessary maintenance visits will be made from March 17th to March 31st due to the coronavirus epidemic

TYS takes the coronavirus and the epidemic seriously. We want to protect our customers, our…
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12.3.2020

TYS Newsletter 3/2020

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12.3.2020

Updated on 23rd March 2020: Follow the authorities coronavirus instructions

TYS takes the coronavirus and the epidemic seriously. We want to protect our customers, our…
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6.3.2020

Housing office closed on Tuesday 10th of March

Housing Office is closed on Tuesday 10th of March due to staff training.
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5.3.2020

TYS launches SMS-based customer surveys

Turku Student Village Foundation has initiated a wide-reaching development project to increase tenant experience. The…
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14.2.2020

Have you always wondered how TYS´ apartment with a shared kitchen in the Student Village West looks like inside? Now you can explore apartments in Student Village in a virtual 3D-tour!

Have you always wondered how TYS´ apartments with a shared kitchen in the Student Village…
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12.2.2020

TYS Newsletter 2/2020

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31.1.2020

Tenant Satisfaction Survey has arrived to your email – now is your chance to impact your housing!

We have sent a traditional tenant satisfaction survey to all residents. Via a questionnaire link…
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24.1.2020

Housing office opens its doors on Tuesday 28th January at 11am

Housing Office opens its doors on Tuesday 28th January at 11am due to staff training.
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20.1.2020

The best selection of available apartments is in the spring

Have you thought about changing apartments? Now is the best time to apply for an…
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15.1.2020

Overall badge competition is here again! Design a overall badge for TYS for 2020!

Last year was the first time we organised a overall badge competition, and the winner…
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14.1.2020

TYS Newsletter 1/2020

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3.1.2020

Housing office closed on epiphany 6th January

Housing office closed on Monday, 6th January due to a epiphany.
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20.12.2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2020!

http://youtu.be/OmyYt-aJTjE This year we donated Christmas card funds to Finland´s Red Cross´ friend activity that…
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18.12.2019

Housing office’s opening hours during Christmas and at the turn of the year

On Friday, 20 December, the office will be open from 10 am to 3 pm.…
BlogNews
17.12.2019

Trends in Turku and elsewhere

Turku is a city with 190,000 residents, six universities and 40,000 students. If you were…
BlogNews
17.12.2019

Holidays in the Student Village

Cheerful Christmas carols echo on the Inspehtorinkatu street at the heart of the Student Village.…
BlogNews
2.12.2019

Christmas-time recycling tips

During the Christmas season, many of us enjoy lighting candles, eating some ham and snacking…
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2.12.2019

The housing office will close its doors exceptionally at 3pm on 5th December and will be closed on Independence Day, 6th December.

The housing office will close its doors exceptionally at 3pm on 5th December and will be closed…
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2.12.2019

TYS Newsletter 9/2019

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2.12.2019

An Alko and a pharmacy – responses to a Student Village service needs survey

The board of the Turku Student Village Foundation decided, in connection with the preparation of…
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29.11.2019

TYKY day for workplace health promotion – TYS staff get together to learn and develop and to visit Turku Castle

The staff of Turku Student Village Foundation (TYS) got together at Turku Castle for an…
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28.11.2019

TYS Delegation autumn meeting discussed carbon-neutral Turku and confirmed the TYS action plan and budget for 2020

The autumn meeting of the Delegation of the Student Village Foundation of Turku (TYS) took…
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1.11.2019

Application period for the refurbished apartments in Kuunsilta has begun! New tenants will be able to move into the apartments on February 1st 2020

At the beginning of July, TYS started the refurbishment of the A, B, C, D…
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19.11.2019

Housing office closed on Wednesday 20th November

Housing office is closed on Wednesday 20th November due to staff training.
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5.11.2019

TYS Newsletter 8/2019

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4.11.2019

TYS housing location’s waste management is now carbon neutral

TYS has acquired a carbon neutral waste management service for all its housing locations. Carbon…
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28.10.2019

The rents of the Turku Student Village Foundation will be revised for 2020 – a pilot project for ending security deposit payments will start next year

The apartment rents of the Turku Student Village Foundation´s buildings will be revised in accordance…
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22.10.2019

On Friday, October 25th, the housing office is closed

On Friday, October 25th, the housing office is closed due to key inventory.
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18.10.2019

The new tenant bloggers have been chosen! Welcome to follow the lives of our tenant bloggers on Instagram!

In September, the Turku Student Village Foundation (TYS) started looking for bloggers among their tenants…
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16.10.2019

The Finnish Red Cross training in Student Village East on Saturday, 26th October 2019

A national Red Cross preparedness training is taking place in Student Village East on Saturday,…
BlogExperience
9.10.2019

Farewell

Everything comes to an end and my time writing this blog is not an exception.…
BlogNews
4.10.2019

Brun…what?

If you are living in Finland, you must know by now that Fazer is a…
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4.10.2019

TYS Newsletter 7/2019

BlogExperience
26.9.2019

Finnish Sea

“I wish you a kinder sea” wrote Emily Dickinson in a letter to a friend.…
BlogNews
19.9.2019

What is really like….. to study in Finland.

Before I even knew I was going to study my degree in Turku, I only…
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11.9.2019

The time I wanted to go to the doctor but I didn’t know where

I think there’s a very limited number of people who actually likes to go to…
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9.9.2019

Are TYS´s new tenant blogger?

We are seeking bloggers among our tenants to post about student life and living at…
BlogExperience
6.9.2019

The amazing transformation

Turku is a city in constant transformation, and even though I should be used to…
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6.9.2019

Yo-kylä Block Party is here again!

Yo-kylä Block party is here again! Year 2019 will offer you a variety of local…
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5.9.2019

TYS Newsletter 6/2019

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23.8.2019

September´s apartment situation

The apartments becoming available in September have now been allocated and there may only be…
BlogNews
4.9.2019

Results of the customer satisfaction survey

Turku Student Village Foundation (TYS) carried out a customer satisfaction survey in spring 2019. The…
BlogExperienceNews
27.8.2019

Where did I leave the key?

I walked faster as the clouds in the sky were becoming darker. I thought I…
BlogExperience
21.8.2019

If you want to lose weight, come to Finland!

One of the things I most heard my friends saying, after a few months of…
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16.8.2019

Missing floor plans in the apartment search

During server upgrade, some of the floor plans have disappeared from the website apartment search.…
BlogExperience
12.8.2019

What’s that smell??

Turku has a smell, at night. I know it because I’ve walked the streets, late…
BlogNews
7.8.2019

Unexpected outcomes of being an International Student.

I must admit it: anxiety is my middle name, that’s why I’m always trying to…
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11.7.2019

August´s apartment situation

The apartments becoming available in August have now been allocated and there may only be…
BlogExperience
2.8.2019

Turku International Market

I was still digesting all the food I had at the Medieval Festival, when I…
BlogExperience
24.7.2019

Medieval Turku

When I passed by the city centre, on the afternoon of June 27th, I was…
Blog
17.7.2019

Residence Permit extension

Only those coming from a country outside the European Union, know how much it takes…
BlogExperience
12.7.2019

About the time I went to the beach in Finland

Around 80% of the times I mention I’m from Mexico, people say “Oh I’ve been…
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28.6.2019

Congratulations to all accepted to study in Turku!

Have you remembered to apply for an apartment with us and have you delivered your…
BlogExperience
3.7.2019

Midnight Sun, My Love.

I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard about the northern lights, but have you heard about…
Blog
26.6.2019

The time I got lost

Many years ago, a cousin from a different city was visiting my family. He went…
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25.6.2019

The Turku Student Village Foundation to start renovating the Kuunsilta recidential blocks

The Turku Student Village Foundation will start renovating Kuunsilta A, B, C, D and E…
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17.6.2019

Office hours during Midsummer

Housing office closes at 13.00 on Thursday 20 June Housing office closed on Midsummer's Eve…
BlogNews
17.6.2019

A dilemma called holiday

Summer is the best time for a holiday, but what happens if you just enjoy…
Blog
14.6.2019

Professors Day (in Mexico)

For as long as I can remember, May was a busy month when I was…
BlogNews
16.6.2020

Office hours during Midsummer

Housing office closes at 13.00 on Thursday 18th June. Housing office closed on Midsummer's Eve…
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5.6.2019

Interruptions in TYS Booking on Thursday 6th June

There will be maintenance breaks in TYS Booking reservation system  on Thursday, 6 June. We…
Blog
3.6.2019

Good day sunshine!

One of the things I’ve learned living in Turku, is that Finland is either all…
BlogNews
29.5.2019

Finnish air quality

During the past few weeks, people in Mexico city have been struggling due to the…
News
29.5.2019

The Housing Office is closed on 30th May

The Housing Office is closed on 30th May because of Ascension Day.
Blog
24.5.2019

Life goes on….. when you are abroad

I was abroad when my very best friend got married. It was impossible for me…
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22.5.2019

TYS Newsletter 5/2019

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20.5.2019

Office is closed on Thursday 23.5.

The housing office is exceptionally closed on Thursday 23rd May due to staff training.
Blog
15.5.2019

Once Upon a Time, in a Parallel Universe…

When I was a child, I used to play a movie in my head, over…
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10.5.2019

Sorjonen

When I was planning my trip to Turku, I started researching basic aspects about Finnish…
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7.5.2019

New website and Tenant Pages of the Student Village Foundation of Turku are now in use

The new website and Tenant Pages of the Student Village Foundation of Turku (TYS) were…
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30.4.2019

Office hours during Vappu (Labor Day)

On the eve of Labor Day, April 30, the office closes at 1pm. On Labor…
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23.4.2019

Elections in Finland.

My mom always warned me about the three topics I shouldn’t talk about, in order...
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12.4.2019

Who am I in spring?

  Sunny days in Turku are -in my personal opinion- like a dream come true....
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5.4.2019

Farewell, Flatmate for two months.

  When I moved in to the new apartment, one of the things that concerned...
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25.3.2019

(Ugly)Singing in a different country.

When we are kids, we all go through the phase “I want to be a...
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20.3.2019

You fooled me, Finland.

A couple weeks ago, right after I was mastering the art of walking in incredibly...
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4.3.2019

What did you say?

There’s something I call “the look”. Do you know that feeling when you’re visiting another...
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27.2.2019

Is Finland trying to kill me?

Ok, there’s a small possibility I’m being dramatic -again-, but I’ve been having a really...
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22.2.2019

How to survive to…. an internal transfer.

The first time a saw a fox in my life, was during my first week...
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13.2.2019

Valentine’s Day, a guide to survive (with your significant one)

There is so much love for us to share. This is our time to fall…
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4.2.2019

Once Upon a Time…

There was a Castle. It was made out of stone and mud, with high ceilings,...
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28.1.2019

Exchange Students: What to expect, part 2

In the last post, I exposed a bit the uncertainty I felt when I first...
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14.1.2019

Exchange Students: What to expect

I’ve seen many people from the nearby buildings moving in and out.  Undoubtedly, January is...
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7.1.2019

Roommates are good

One of the most common fears about studying abroad I’ve heard from international students, is...
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3.1.2019

New Year’s Resolution

When I was younger and full of hope, new year’s eve was my favorite holiday....
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3.1.2019

How to Survive to….. Christmas abroad.

Spending Christmas holidays away from home, might be one of the biggest challenges of studying...

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