Our student union actively takes part in caring for developmental cooperation and the environment. There is an appointed Member of the Board who is specifically responsible for these issues. This person also works with people in the free time activities and the protection of interests sectors to produce themed events. They monitor the university’s work in the environmentally friendly perspective.
More information from the Adviser of Associations and Communications, jarjestoasiantuntija(at)lyy.fi
The University of Lapland student union joins the Frame, Voice, Report! -project in the year 2019 (linkki). For this purpose, the student union has hired a project coordinator who works on a themed week on developmental cooperation and environmental issues. The week will be held in the fall of 2019, week 43.
More information from the project coordinator Netta Riponiemi
A FAIR TRADE UNIVERSITY AS A GOAL
LYY currently works its way to earn the title of a fair trade university. As a fair trade university LYY wants to consume fair trade products in events of the student union and at the office. Fair trade is a concrete way to work together towards a more equitable world.
You can read more about the title of a fair trade university from the website of Fair Trade.