The summer of the NYT -project is full of activity!

NYT-hankkeen kesä on täynnä toimintaa!

The summer of the NYT -project is here!


The summer of the NYT -project is here! During June, the NYT -project will offer a variety of activities for all students of Karelia UAS. The schedule for June has been published on this page and will be updated during the June. For more information about the summer of NYT -project, contact Aino, call or send a message: +358 50 303 3009.


Bucket list 2021 campaign is on during June and July!


Summer Bucket list 2021 campaign is here! Join in POKA's Discord to participate! Campaign is on 1.6.2021 - 31.7.2021.

This is how it works:

1. Complete the Bucket list task.
2. Post the picture of the completed task to Bucket list 2021 “pictures” -channel.
3. Redeem prizes at the end of the summer based on the tasks completed.

Prizes:

SUMMER BUCKET LIST TASKS:

  1. Eat ice cream!
  2. Sunbathe.
  3. Experience cultural experience!
  4. Eat strawberries.
  5. Read or listen to a book.
  6. Bake something.
  7. Throw bread stones with pebbles at the beach.
  8. Visit the market square.
  9. Walk barefoot.
  10. Blow soap bubbles.
  11. Watch the clouds.
  12. Compile a summer playlist.
  13. Make a garland.
  14. Grill over a campfire.
  15. Enjoy the summer rain.
  16. Find a clover.
  17. Study outdoors. (Note. You can study anything!)
  18. Go out in your student overalls.
  19. Go on a trip to nearby towns.
  20. Pot a plant.
  21. Play yard games.
  22. Take a bike ride.
  23. Watch a movie.
  24. Watch the sunrise or sunset.
  25. Hike in the woods.
  26. Go for a morning or evening swim.
  27. Sleep the night outdoors or on the balcony.
  28. Try a new sport.
  29. Collect a bouquet of flowers.
  30. Ask fellow students summer greetings.


Summer study circles


WHAT? Study circle: Summer course studies

WHERE? At Teams

WHEN? On four Wednesdays of June at 10-11.30: 9.6., 16.6., 23.6. & 30.6.

Registration to Aino's phone number: +358 50 303 3009, you can also join without registering.

Are you feeling studyish? Study circle -channel on POKA’s Discord is available to all users! Follow POKA’s social media and have the latest info about pop up -study circles. You can suggest the times that are suitable for you or invite your own studymates in a jointed study circle.


Among us & remote coffee break on POKA’s Discord (released 9.6.)


Game days and times


Join POKA’s Discord and we’ll meet in game_room!


Common bike rides of SYKETTÄ Cycling Competition (updated 8.6.)


Join in SYKETTÄ Cycling competititon, read more here!


SYKETTÄ and POKA's NYT-project arranges summer trip to Kuorinka 🚴🏼

SYKETTÄ and POKA's NYT-project will arrange a relaxed cycling trip to Kuorinka beach and back on Monday 21.6.2021. All Joensuu university students and the staff members of the university and Karelia UAS are welcome to the summer trip. Participation doesn't require a SYKETTÄ sticker.

Start at 3pm at Ystävyydenpuisto, the park between Länsikatu and Urheilutalo, under the signpost in the middle of the park (Länsikatu 30C, 80100 Joensuu). Please be on time! The distance to Kuorinka (Kuopiontie 46, 83430 Käsämä) is approx 20 km, which means that the total distance of the summer trip is over 40 km. Reserve approx 3 hours for the summer trip.

Bring your own bicycle and helmet (mandatory), water bottle recommended. POKA's NYT-project offers ice creams at the kiosk in Kuorinka to the participants of the summer trip. There will be places for the first 20 participants. So enroll on trip!

More information and instructions can be found in the registration form!


Past bike rides

On Wednesday 2.6. & Friday 4.6.
Departure from Ystävyydenpuisto Park at 17.15 pm. Duration about an hour.
- On Wednesday Aino & Riikka from POKA are joining too!


Pokemon Go -walks


WHAT? NYT-project’s Pokemon Go -walks on June

WHERE? First walk starts at Joensuu city centre, in front of Carelicum. Other walks are planned with participants.

WHEN? Tuesdays or Thursdays - the day will change weekly, walk always at 13-15.

Enrolling is easy: Send a message via WhatsApp to Aino, number is +358 50 303 3009. You can also join during the walk, just call or text to Aino.

You need a phone with the Pokemon Go -app. All players, starting ones and masters of Pokemon Go are welcome!

Safety instructions:
If you feel yourself sick at all it’s better to stay at home and not come to the walk. Take care of the hygiene and keep safety distances.


Yard game afternoons (RELEASED ON 31.5.)


Come and spend the afternoon playing yard games. You can either come alone or gather a gang! Enrolling is easy: Send a message via WhatsApp to Aino, number is +358 50 303 3009, in advance or on the same day. Please note that there is a weather reservation for the yard games and we will notify you of any cancellation by message. Juice and biscuits are available in the yard games. You can also bring your own yard games and ideas to play!

Safety instructions: If you feel yourself sick at all it’s better to stay at home and not come to the walk. Take care of the hygiene and keep safety distances. If you want, you can use a face mask (available during the event).

Wednesday 16.6. at 14.30-15.30
Theme: The classic yard games of childhood


Tuesday 22.6. at 15-17
Theme: Traditional Summer Cottage games


Student Chaplaincy trip to National Park of Petkeljärvi 23.6. (released 14.6.)


WHAT? Summer 2021 of Student Chaplaincy “Wellness from nature” - hiking tour: Kuikankierros Trail (6,5km)

WHERE? Departure from the Yläsatamankatu side of the Joensuu Parish Hall car park (Kirkkokatu 28), where the bus heads to National Park Petkeljärvi.

WHEN? 23.6. Wednesday, departure at 12.00.

NB! Pack your own lunch!

The well-being team will also take part in the “Well-being from nature” hike! Come with us! Sign up for Aino by Monday 21.6. by 12.00, send a message to +358 50 303 3009. For more information about the trip and the program for the entire summer's Student Chaplaincy work directly from Markku Fräntilä, +358 50 3830 336.

Read more about Petkeljärvi National Park and Kuikankierros Trail here!


Past events


Dog club

- Thursday 3.6. at 16-17 Horse racetrack (Address: Linnunlahdentie) Everyday training at 16-16.20 and walking together.

Registration 2.6. by: . Additional information and possible cancellation due to weather will be sent to those who have registered. You can also take part in the walk without a dog.

- Tuesday 8.6. at 16-17 The sand field of Tapionkatu (Address: Tapionkatu 6)Getting to know the rally obedience

Registration 7.6. by: . Additional information and possible cancellation due to weather will be sent to those who have registered.

Safety instructions: If you feel yourself sick at all it’s better to stay at home and not come for a walk. Take care of the hygiene and keep safety distances.


Let's donate blood together

WHAT? Donate blood & join the Blood Group of NYT-project!
WHERE? Joensuu Main Library
WHEN? Wednesday 9.6., between 12-17

Here are info how you can donate blood:
1. New donors who have been on a pause should start with a first donor test. For more information on the conditions of donation, call the toll-free Blood Service helpline on 0800 0 5801 (weekdays from 8 to 5 pm) or visit the website.
2. Make an appointment for everyone to donate blood.
- You can make your own appointment at a time that suits you.
- You can contact Aino, who will make an appointment. Register by Monday 7.6. by 3 p.m. You will receive information about your own appointment time as soon as possible after this. Inform your interest to join Aino by calling or texting: +358 50 303 3009.
3. Fill in the health questionnaire in advance (at the earliest the day before). (You can change the language of the form on a right upper corner.)
4. Reach out our hand. Take an official ID with a picture with you!
5. Share on social media! Tag publications @veripalvelu and #veriryhmä

Remember to tell the name of the Blood Group "NYT - Nähdään Yhdessä Toisemme" in the nurse interview and you will become a member of the group. After joining, all future visits will automatically accrue a group donation balance. All your questions will be answered by Aino, +358 50 303 3009. Please remember that you will only arrive healthy and follow the instructions given on the donating place.


Frisbee golf and barbequing 11.6.

WHAT and WHERE? Joint cycling from the city centre to Utra, Frisbee Golfing on the Utra frisbee golf course, followed by a joint barbecuing on the Utra Islands.
WHEN? On Friday 11.6., joint departure at 12.00 in front of the market stage.

Register by Friday, 11.6. at 10:00. Upon registration, you will leave your contact information for possible cancellation and communication during the day. The form asks for possible allergies and special diets. The NYT-project offers sausages and juices as well as something sweet. You can also take your own snacks if you wish. The trip has a weather reservation.

The joint departure by bike towards Utra takes place at 12.00 in front of the market stage. You can also join the cycling group from Rantakylä. You can also come on your own transportation. Fill in the registration form! All questions will be answered by Aino, send a message or call +358 50 303 3009. Safety instructions: If you feel yourself sick at all it’s better to stay at home and not come to the trip. Take care of the hygiene and keep safety distances. If you want, you can use a face mask.


Movie afternoon

Join us to spend a movie afternoon with other students! The NYT-project offers a joint film experience on 17.6 Thursday starting at 14.00. The movie is “Potato” - Finnish comedy about 17th century Finland and the story of potatoes. The movie has English subtitles. Sign in! (NB! Registration is binding. Places for the first 20 people.)

Safety instructions: If you feel yourself sick at all it’s better to stay at home and not come to the movies. Take care of the hygiene and keep safety distances. Please note that there may be recommendations for meeting places regarding the use of the face mask.