The Board

The Board is the body responsible for the operational activities of the student union. The Boards task is to implement the action plan adopted by the Representative Council and make decisions on the practical activities related.

The student union board consists of around ten members; the Bureau and the directors. Each board member has its own area of ​​responsibility namely its sector.

The responsibilities of the board members are as follows:

Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Chairmen lead, oversee and guide the work of the board members and report to the Board of representatives. 

Head of social policies

The board member in charge of social policies in charge of promoting the students interests in matters concerning student wellbeing. He oversees student health care, welfare, equality and housing. The head of social policies is on top of the current state of these issues and develops student wellbeing locally. 

Head of educational policies

The head of educational policies is in charge of promoting the quality of education. He represents students in various working groups that concentrate in quality of education, studies and graduating. 

Head of sports

The head of sports organizes sports events and develops sport possibilities for students locally. He work closely with LAMK Sports and oversees that Finnish Students Sport Federation (OLL) recommendations for student sports are followed in the university.

Head of events

Head of events is in charge of organizing student parties. It includes planning and organizing together with events section. 

Head of culture

Head of culture is in charge of planning and organizing culture events for students as well as organizing student discounts for different culture events locally. 

Head of tutoring

Head of tutoring is in charge keeping contact with the head peer tutors in each faculty.  The most import job is to train the new peer tutors together with the secretary of tutoring and give support in difficult situations that the tutor may face. LAMKO trains 80-100 tutors per year. 

Head of international affairs

Head of international affairs is in charge of the training of new international and degree tutors together with the secretary of tutoring. He also organizes events for international students and promotes the interests of international students. Household box service for exchange students is run by the secretary of tutoring. Head of international affairs work closely with the secretary of tutoring. 

Head of communication

Head of communications is in charge of developing student union’s communication and executing it together with the graphic design students at the faculty of design. Head of communications act also as the editor in chief of the Lamkooma-magazine and in charge of planning and developing the magazine.


In addition to these tasks the student board represents the student union in national events and seminars. The board follows what is happening in the universities of applied sciences nationally and locally, inform, report and take a stand. The board members are also bind with an economic responsibility.

LAMKO board 2017