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HYY in search of a student representative for the Financial Aid Committee

26.04.2013

The Board of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki is in search of a student representative for the Financial Aid Committee for the remaining time of the recent period until 30.4.2014.

The Financial Aid Committee is a statutory trustee body. Its duties include
- defining the general evaluation criteria for full-time studies and the progress in studies as well as the sufficient extent of studies abroad, excluding exchange programmes,
- providing statements concerning individual students on full-time studies and the progress in studies for the revision of the payment terms of student financial aid,
- providing statements concerning individual students on whether a graduated student who has received the government-secured student loan is eligible for student loan deduction in taxation,
- deciding under what conditions a student's financial aid period can be extended when a student has already used the aided months of the maximum aid period granted to one's degree. 

Signed free-form applications addressed to the Student Union Board should be delivered to HYY's Central Office (Mannerheimintie 5 A, 00100 Helsinki) by 1 pm on 13th of April 2013. For further information, please contact HYY's Specialist Katja Långvik: katja.langvik@hyy.fi, tel. 050 543 9608.