Call for applications for student representatives for the Board of the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

By Styrelsen
26.02.2018

The Aalto University Student Union, the Helsinki University Student Union and the Svenska Handelshögskolans Studentkår open the applications process for student representatives for the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics Board on the 21st of February 2018 for the 2018-2019 term. Students of economics in the master’s degree or doctoral student stage in Aalto University, Helsinki University or the Svenska Handelhöskolan can apply. Student representatives do not have substitute members. Other members picked into the Board mainly speak Finnish.

The tasks of the Board include guiding and overseeing the finances of GSE and giving advice on the planning of research and teaching. In addition, they approve the annual report, name the representatives of the Board into recruitment processes and invite members into the national scientific steering group and the national steering group.

The applications open on the 21st of February 2018 at 12:00 noon and close on the 7th of March 2018 at 12:00 noon, by which applications must be submitted. Applications are sent electronically through your own university’s student union. AYY’s and HYY’s electronic forms can be found at https://www.halloped.fi/fi under your own university’s tab. SHS’s applications are sent by e-mail to the address ansokan@shs.fi.
The instructions on how to apply, meant for applicants, and the regulation concerning student representatives can be found under the Aalto university Student Union web pages at http://www.ayy.fi/ylioppilaskunta/edunvalvonta/hallopedit/, which apply in the parts which concern this call for applications.

Information on the names of applicants and their applications will be given for the use of the Aalto University Student Union, the Helsinki University Student Union and the Svenska Handelshögskolans Studentkår. The boards of the student unions will choose their representatives in March and their work will start immediately.

The choice will comply with the requirements regulations of each student union in addition to administrative law, the act on equality between women and men and the non-discrimination act.

Grounds for selection
The maximum length of applications is 2000 characters without spaces. The application must clearly state the relevant experience, motivation and training program for the task.

The grounds for selection are based on interest in the task, proven knowledge on how the organs of trust work and committing for the entire term. Earlier experience in student representative duties can be seen as a bonus, in addition to contacts to student organizations or otherwise proven contacts to other students.

More info:
Minna Mäkitalo
Advocacy specialist, expert on educational politics
minna.makitalo@ayy.fi