For Students

Member benefits and services

HYY's Services Office advises and helps with issues related to student union membership, membership fees, and student cards. You can also collect your year tag and student calendar from the Services Office.

Member benefits for under- and postgraduate students

Freshman Guide – helps new students when they arrive in the academic community
Little HYY – temporary childcare on the centre campus
Frank – plastic and digital student card, and a web service with discounts
Legal assistance – free legal advice provided by Pykälä ry. Feel free to contact Pykälä ry also in English!
UniCafe – inexpensive meals on campuses, doctoral students are not entitled to the meal subsidy but UniCafes offer lunch for doctoral students at a discount price
Kekkonen sauna – members can rent HYY's attic sauna for their own use, check the available hours here
Student calendar – free calendar for all HYY members
Ylioppilaslehti student magazine – delivered home for all students, the Swedish-speaking students also have Studentbladet

Check out all the student benefits from Frank's website!

As a student and a member of HYY, you are also entitled to many other benefits and discounts such as:
  • Student discount in the public transport of the metropolitan area > HSL
  • Student discount in long-distance traffic: VR, Matkahuolto
  • Health services of FSHS
  • UniSport sports services

NOTE: Doctoral students are not entitled to the meal subsidy of KELA, FSHS health services or student discounts in public transport.

Advisory Services

Specialists of HYY help and give advice to HYY's members in various problem situations concerning their studies or everyday life. If you have any questions on housing, income or study counselling, for example, you can ask the our specialists for advice.

HYY also has two harassment contact persons whose duty is to guide students who feel that they have been harassed within the academic community.

If you do not know who could help you with your problem, you can contact HYY's communications officer (tiedottaja(a)hyy.fi) who will help you to find the right person to answer your questions.