Newsletter 1/2017

In this newsletter

1. Chairman's greeting
2. LAMKO's board for 2017
3. January's student party: Future ME
4. FIS Nordic Ski Championships and the BIG student party
5. Syksy 2017 sticker in the student card is valid until end of January


Happy anniversary year!

Spring semester 2017 has started quite nicely, and new as well as old students have begun their studies after the turn of the year. This year will be very special for our student union. LAMKO celebrates its 20th anniversary, which will culminate to 20th Annual Gala at the end of the year!Influencing will rise as one of the main themes of the year. Municipal elections are held in Spring, when we have the best chance to get students’ voice be heard and make Lahti a better student city. Dear members, remember to be active, give feedback and influence.
Let’s make LAMKOs year of celebration 2017 a year of influencing.

Chairman of the Board
Joel Ollikainen


Board of LAMKO for the 2017

Chairman, Joel Ollikainen, promotion of interests,
Vice Chairman, Milla Tuomi, events and services,

Promotion of interests
Heads of social and educational policies lead LAMKOs work in promoting of interests of students at LAMK. They also take are in responsible for handling feedback. Educational policies include for example issues that relate to quality of education and social policies include issues relating to student’s wellbeing and healthcare.

Head of Educational policies, Sonja Dahlström,
Head of Social policies, Maija Matikainen,

Tutoring team organizes peer-, degree and international tutoring with LAMKOs adviser of tutoring. LAMKO arranges student tutor activities in the school Head of international affairs also takes care of LAMKOs international activities.

Head of Tutoring , Kristiina Issakainen,
Head of International Affairs, Reetta Sairanen,

Events team organizes LAMKOs events from culture and all freetime activities and develops services with help the of sections. Events team’s work includes all events from student parties to sports events. Under the Head of events works events section. Head of sports leads the development of sports activities in LAMKO, handles contacts to The Finnish Student Sports Federation and organizies sport events. At support of head of sports works the sports section.

Tiia Kettunen,
Einari Uusitalo,
Jenny Kaarlela,

Communications is in charge of all parts of LAMKOs communicational sector, with a help of student unions advisor of communications. Communications takes care of publishing the LAMKOOMA magazine. Under the head of communications works LAMKOs communication section.

Head of Communications , Toni Tilsala,


LAMKO & DuuniExpo presents: Future Me

January 25th is an eventful day!
DuuniExpo is arranged at Messukeskus, Lahti on Wednesday 25.1. from 9 AM to 4 PM. Event is free of charge.
Check out more:

After DuuniExpo-event at Messukeskus will be arranged Lahella Sydäntä -concert from 6 PM to 20 PM. Event is for the whole family, so there's no age limit.
Order your tickets online:
See more:

After all this, the only right way in your life (from 22 PM) is Tivoli, Lahti, where student union LAMKO & DuuniExpo presents Future Me -party.
The dress code is student overalls or theme dressing "future me", which can be anything from construction site gear to politician's blazer!Join the Facebook event:

This fun will cost only 3€ with the (SAMOK) student card and 5€ without the card. Welcome!


BIG student party and the FIS Nordic Ski Championships March 1st 2017!

Lahti2017, YleX radio station and LAMKO welcomes all university of applied sciences students in Finland to FIS Nordic Ski Championships. On 1.3.2017 competition programme includes men ski, Nordic combination, ski jump qualification and the most important, YleX After Ski!

The whole programme:

The special ticket only for UAS students is 17,50€ (+ Ticketmaster service fee 2,50€)

Buy ticket from:
Code: haalarilippu

The ticket will be delivered to your email and you must prepare to show student certification when entering to the competition area. The ticket offer is valid until 31.1.2017.

The ticket is not available in public and it cannot be found without the link above. Please do not share this link on social media etc. online as this offer is targeted only for students and we hope it benefits them.

Put you (winter)overalls on and gather a big group to the games!


Syksy 2016 validation sticker on your student card is invalid after 31.1.2017

If you have “Syksy 2016” validation sticker on your student card, it is invalid after 31.1.2017. You can renew your membership at or at our office in FellmanniCampus. If you have sticker “Lukuvuosi 2016-17” on your student card, it is valid until 30.9.2017.