The Representative Council of 60 members is the highest decision-making body of the Student Union. The Representative Council is elected through the Representative Council elections every other year, where all HYY's members have the right to vote and run as a candidate.
Representative Council Elections 2018
The next Representative Council elections of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY) are conducted on 31st of October to the 2nd of November and 5th-7th of November. More information on the elections here.
The Representative Council decides on:
- The Student Union's budget
- Financial statement
- HYY's Constitution
- Purchasing and selling of property
In addition, the Representative Council elects:
The Representative Council sets the objectives for the business operations of the Student Union and its main goals by approving the owner strategy document of the HYY Group. In addition, the Representative Council annually decides on confirming the target budget, investment and risk frameworks, confirming the financial statement and granting discharge from liability for the Real Estate Funds of HYY which functions as the parent corporation of the Group. The Representative Council elects and dismisses the financial director of the Student Union and the auditing corporation of the parent corporation of the HYY Group, which also acts as the accountant for the HYY Group Ltd and its concern.
The Representative Council meets approximately once a month during the academic terms.
There are several different groups which act within the Representative Council and their meetings involve lively political discussion.
Executive Board's question hour is held before the meeting from 4.30 pm onwards.
Representative Council meetings start at 5 pm.
Preparatory comittee meetings 2018
Meetings of the preparatory committee, all meetings start at 5pm at HYY's Central Office (Mannerheimintie 5a, 2nd floor)
VVK 1/2018 thursday 22/2
VVK 2/2018 tuesday 3/4
VVK 3/2018 tuesday 8/5
VVK 4/2018 monday 10/9
VVK 5/2018 thursday 4/10
VVK 6/2018 thursday 29/11
VVK 7/2018 monday 10/12
Composition of the Representative Council from December 1st 2016 to November 30th 2018
Lindberg, Sebastian 'Basse'
HYY:n Vihreät - De Gröna vid HUS (9)
Sitoutumaton vasemmisto - Obunden vänster - Independent Left (8)
Osakuntalainen vaalirengas (5)
Sosialidemokraattiset opiskelijat (2)