POKA is the student union of Karelia University of Applied Sciences. Student union represents all students at Karelia UAS and supervises their interests in the university administration by the student representatives. POKA impacts on matters concerning education and social welfare, organizes tutoring, offers sports classes through the Sykettä Services, provides various events, free time activities and clubs. POKA is active in co-operation with other student organisations and societies in Joensuu. POKA is your family at Karelia UAS.