” The student body shall also otherwise contribute to preparing students for an active, cognizant and critical citizenship. The student body shall also liaise between and on behalf of its members and for promoting their societal, social and intellectual aspirations and those relating to studies and the status of students in society.”
- Polytechnics Act § 42a

The primary task of the student union is to promote the interests of students and to make sure that the benefit of the students has been taken into consideration when making decisions. LAMKO represents students in many working groups inside the school to make sure the quality of the education. The student union also works actively to promote the students wellbeing and any matters that support it.

LAMKO meet the executive board of the school regularly and represents students in the following working groups among many others.

  • The board of directors at Lahti university of applied sciences
  • University committee
  • Student wellfare committee
  • Degree committee
  • Study guidance team
  • Koo-Kuppila cafeteria customer committee
  • FUAS student feedback working group
  • Student wellbeing working group
  • E-Learning working group
  • FUAS ethical committee