Welcome!

Tervetuloa!

Student Union POKA warmly welcomes you, a new or continuing student, to the new academic year in Karelia UAS!

POKA is your trustee, provider of benefits and organizer of activities. Student well-being and community spirit are the key words in our operations. In the fall of 2023, our activities include e.g. the biggest FAMKY event of the academic year, the opening festival of the academic year, Into free time activities, a football match, a table hockey tournament, bingo, a hobby fair, an equality training, the Nuuskatta Fresh campaign, the election of the representatives and the board search, and a little Christmas Party. Also take advantage of the support offered by your tutors and take part in the activities they organize too!

As member of POKA, you get a student card and national, local and POKA's own student benefits and discounts, you support POKA's advocacy and welfare work and events, and you are part of our student community <3

SYKETTÄ is Joensuu's own sports service for students and staff. Autumn services start on 1.9. with free trial weeks 1.-14.9. You can try out sports services for free!
Like POKA and SYKETTÄ on Facebook and Instagram (@varmapoka and @syketta_jns).