KY has six committees organizing the most magnificent events in town, looking after student advocacy, and taking care of back-office work, such as event advertising and fixing the cooperation agreements with corporate partners. By joining a committee, you will always learn something you’d never learn only by attending lectures. Would you like to become a master in event organizing or get some hands-on selling experience? These six committees make learning new skills possible!
Its that time of the year again! KY is looking new enthusiastic Committee members for the year 2021. The Committees are open for applications regardless of your year of studies and voluntary experience. All the applicants will be interviewed before the decisions. From this page you can find all the information about applying and from all of our amazing Committees! Applying for the KY Committees opens the 16th of November and is open until 29th of November.
You can apply to a Committee through this link: https://forms.gle/nwykCCDERGTcLYmS6
KUVA, LIHY, TC, KOVA, CORE, MC?!?! What do all these acronyms mean?
Well, wonder no more. From below you can read introductions from all of our amazing Committees. As the application period for the KY Committees has started, we are going to tell you everything there is to know and answer all your questions! Because on Monday 23.11. all the aforementioned committees of KY will organize a remote Info Event! (Facebook Event will be published soon so stay tuned!)
More information about the Committees will be posted to also to Facebook and Instagram. You can find some useful input from here too: https://ky.fi/committees/
Corporate Relations Committee
At the CORE of business! Corporate Relations Committee, CORE is the newest committee at KY. It was born as a renewal of the past committee Sales Academy.
The main mission of the committee is to support students’ work & career related endeavors by bringing companies closer to students. This is done by arranging events such as Trainee Night, Summer Job Night, Case Night and PwC Afterwork. Also, excursions are arranged with the help of CORE.
CORE’s members have a unique chance to develop their sales and B2B skills by being in close contact with KY’s current corporate partners and potential new partners. These skills are also practiced when negotiating new discounts (KY Benefits) to our precious members.
Academic Affairs Committee
The Academic Affairs Committee KOVA is the committee responsible for student advocacy, supervising students’ interests and co-operating with the School of Business. The work of the committee consists of regular meetings and discussions about the current academic issues as well as some study-related projects. KOVA for example arranges the traditional Proffalauluilta and names the Teacher of the Year.
As a member of KOVA you can even get a chance to evaluate the teaching skills of some professors and all KOVA members get to participate in academic discussions on the school level, university level and even national level. If improving our education and your own studies while getting new awesome friends is something that interests you, maybe you should apply to KOVA!
The Cultural Committee of KY organizes various cultural events and parties for KY members throughout the year. Their purpose is to bring students together, build our community stronger and offer unforgettable moments for all KY members. Whether it is one of the amazing pub crawls of KY or KY’s Wappu celebrations, the Cultural Committee will be on the scene making sure that you get the best possible experience! KUVA’s mission is to uphold and advance KY’s culture, and we do so in great company and spirit.
KUVA truly is in the heart of KY spirit. Also, being a part of KUVA is also an amazing learning experience as the members of the Cultural Committee will learn several aspects of project management and teamwork throughout the year! So with teamwork and a great group of friends, KUVA organizes most of the traditional KY events for all KY members to enjoy, whilst enjoying active student life.
Sports and Wellbeing Committee
The Sports and Wellbeing Committee, LiHy, organizes a wide range of events supporting students’ physical and mental wellbeing and promoting the feeling of community. LiHy arranges several events ranging from an urban adventure race Aalto City Challenge to a spectacular Autumn Hike and delicious Cake Buffets in KY Corner. This year, LiHy has also contributed to student wellbeing by creating a new wellbeing program BeWell for KY’s members.
LiHy members can be recognized by the three stripes of their sporty Adidas jackets and their radiating energy. A year in this committee not only guarantees lots of new friends, but also provides a unique opportunity to organize events as well as improve leadership and teamwork skills. LiHy’s goal is to provide unforgettable memories and supply some balance to student life – and of course to have fun!
Masters’ Committee caters to the needs of our Master’s level students, offering networking opportunities, sophisticated soirées and excursions customized for MsC students – and of course the chance to balance your studies by partaking in creating new event concepts for your fellow students.
Masters’ Committee arranges some traditional events like Masters’ Night and Pre-Christmas Party, but a lot is up to you! It also gathers new master’s mursus and former Aalto BIZ bachelor students to the same place so it will be sure you meet a lot of new people during your year at a committee!
Likely, your first touch to KY and the School of Business has been your very own tutor. Tutor Committee, TC, recruits and trains all the new tutors to lead mursus to the world of Aalto, academia, KY and memorable student life. Tutoring at Aalto BIZ is a shared project between KY and the school. Tutor Committee consists of the Tutor Coordinator and representatives for bachelor’s, exchange and master’s tutors, who take care of all the matters related to Bachelor’s and Master’s level tutors and exchange tutors in Aalto BIZ. The members of the Tutor Committee get to organize memorable events for tutors, get acquainted with tutor representatives from other Aalto schools, have fun together and build a fantastic team spirit! Being part of Tutor Committee, you get to learn more about recruiting, leading and guiding a group of students that will become group leaders themselves.