Current issues in 2016

TTYY monitors news and current events related to students and the safeguarding of students’ interests and shares information on the student union website.


The Tampere University of Technology, the University of Tampere and the Tampere University of Applied Sciences are about to become one university consortium with shared strategy and administration. The university consortium is set to begin operation on 1 January 2018. Read more

Changes in study grant from 1 August 2017

The Finnish government has decided on changes in the study grant from 1 August 2017:

  • The study grant for a university student will decrease: EUR 250/month (now EUR 330/month)
  • The maximum amount of government-guaranteed student loan will increase: EUR 650/month (now EUR 400/month)
  • The maximum period of eligibility for study grant for university students will decrease: 54 months (now 64 months)