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HYY is looking for Freshman Chancellor 2015


Would you like to be HYY's Freshman Chancellor 2015? Was your freshman year the best time of your life? Is your greatest desire to show new students how fun the student community can be? Do you like to be seen and heard? Do you like to encourage others? Do you specialise in good times?


If your answer is yes, apply for the position of HYY's Freshman Chancellor 2015! The Student Union of the University of Helsinki is looking for Freshman Chancellor to welcome new students to the student community.


The Freshman Chancellor's duties include

  • welcome message to new students in the Freshman Guide
  • representing HYY at the Opening Carnival (31 August)
  • writing content for the Freshman Chancellor’s Facebook page
  • coordinating the Freshman Photo Competition and picking winners
  • hosting the Freshman Adventure (30 September)


The Freshman Chancellor does not have to know everything about the university or HYY, but a positive and outgoing attitude, good communications skills and fluent written and spoken Finnish are required. And of course, it is essential to be ready and willing to help freshmen navigate through their first semester at the university. The Freshman Chancellor works in cooperation with HYY’s staff and the Board. The Freshman Chancellor receives a reward of 250 € for the work.


Are you interested? Please send an application to hallinto(at) with the subject ”Fuksikansleri 2015” by 12noon 17 April. Applicants need to be registered for attendance at the University of Helsinki. Invites for interviews will be sent by the end of April.


Further information:
Susanna Jokimies, 
Board Member

050 543 9611