The candidates for the Board of SYL 2020

The president and the board of SYL will be elected in the SYL’s General Assembly on 15th and 16th of November.

You can announce your candidacy in the General Assembly at the latest. The candidates at the moment are:

Anna Oksanen, The Student Union of Åbo Akademi University (ÅAS)
Paula Karhunen, The Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY)
Nikolas Bursiewicz, The Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä (JYY)
Frans Cederlöf, The Student Union of Aalto University (AYY)
Paavo Antikainen, The Student Union of Tampere University (TREY)
Teemu Virtanen, The Student Union of the University of Oulu (OYY)
Johanna Pohjonen, The Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY)
Jenni Tuomainen, The Student Union of the University of Lapland (LYY)

Introducing the candidates for the Executive Board of the National Union of University Students in Finland for the year 2020:

 

Anna Oksanen, (ÅS)

“I want to work for a brave and equal student movement where well-being is a priority. I want to promote a flexible educational system that guarantees equal opportunities for all.”

Find more about Anna here:
https://www.facebook.com/annaoksanenFSF

 

Paula Karhunen, (HYY)

“SYL, and the entire student movement, stood for themes personally important to me when I was still stuck in gap years after graduating Upper Secondary School. Now I want to give back to the movement.”

Find more about Paula here:
https://www.facebook.com/karhusenpaula/

Nikolas Bursiewicz, (JYY)

“I’m running for the board of the National Union of University Students to work for the future generations’ opportunities for higher education. In SYL I want to be a spokesperson for free and accessible education as well as further investments in university funding.”

Find more about Nikolas here:
https://www.facebook.com/NickSYLiin2020/

 

Frans Cederlöf, (AYY)

“I am an experienced national level advocate and a board member that has been involved in creating the campaign for free upper secondary education. Also, I have been a connecting link between Swedish speaking organizations. Next year I want to work for the students’ interest on the board of SYL!”

Find more about Frans here:
https://www.franscederlof.fi/
https://www.facebook.com/fransced/

 

Paavo Antikainen, (TREY)

“A cornerstone of my student movement is the well-being of people. I’m running for the board of the National Union of University Students because I want to work for the well-being of students.”

Find more about Paavo here:
http://www.trey.fi/paavo
https://www.facebook.com/PaavoSYLiin/
Instagram: @paavoantikaine

 

Teemu Virtanen, (OYY)

“Well-being and equality are themes that are close to my heart and I want to continue working on these themes also on the board of the National Union of University Students in Finland.”

Find more about Teemu here:
https://www.teemunkaa.com
https://www.facebook.com/teemunkaa

 

Johanna Pohjonen, (TYY)

“Lifelong learning is vital for the university graduates of the future. It requires flexible transitions between studies and the working life.”

Find more about Johanna here:
http://www.johannapohjonen.com
Instagram: @johannasylhallitukseen

 

Jenni Tuomainen, (LYY)

“Accessible and equal high-quality health care has to be secured in FSHS’s expansion process. That is why Jenni’s experience and expertise is needed from the North to strengthen SYL’s social policy sector!”

Find more about Jenni here:
https://www.facebook.com/JenniSYLiin2020/