I       PT

  1. PT x TiK regular sport sessions
  2. PT Info Channel on Telegram
  3. PT’s LinkedIn group
  4. Board meetings in 2022
  5. PT’s feedback form
  6. Association’s Fall Survey
  7. Family and friends sitsit 15.12.
  8. [New] PT’s songwrinting contents & song contest sitsit!
  9. [New] Save the date – PT’s Season Opener Orientation 12.1.


  1. CHEM events Telegram channel
  2. Study feedback
  3. New online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023


  1. Pre-ChristmasPong 14.12.
  2. New Year’s party 31.12.
  3. FBI-day 25.1.
  4. Joulun tähden – Dominante’s traditional Christmas concerts
  5. Apply for Aalto-Helsinki 2023 iGEM Team
  6. Regards from Spokesperson-secretary


15.12. Family and friends sitsit


I          PT

1.       PT x TiK regular sport sessions

Pack your indoor shoes and head to the ball sports hall of Otahalli every Thursday from 1.9. onwards at 21-22! There you will be able to play badminton or basketball with TiK and other PT members.


2.       PT Info Channel on Telegram

PT now has a separate Telegram channel for official announcements and news about the association – PT Info Channel! All the most important announcements and news about the association will be posted in the channel from now on, for example about events and the summary of the weekly newsletter sent by email. The #PT-chat will remain as a chat for discussions between PT members. You can join the PT Info Channel here: https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAFAZzeI4birVAcfBZg.


3.       PT’s LinkedIn group

Applications for summer jobs have begun so a quick reminder that PT has their own LinkedIn site and group! LinkedIn is a great way to get contacts and network with your student colleagues. Open summer jobs from our field will be informed about in the group as well!

Link to join the group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13559286/
Link to the PT LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/prosessiteekkarit-ry/


4.       Board meetings in 2022

Next board meeting is on 22.11. at 5pm! You can check scheduled meetings in the association’s event calendar. The meetings will be held at pHuone.


5.       PT’s feedback form

Is there something bothering you and want to change it? Has something gone exceptionally well? You can send us anonymous feedback on PT’s website or using this link.


6.       Association’s Fall Survey

The year is almost over and it’s time to enjoy the Christmas. However, we are asking all members to give feedback by answering the Association’s Fall Survey. You can find the survey here.

Constructive feedback helps the association to develop its events and activities for the next year. The survey is anonymous, but after submitting your answer you will receive a link to enter the draw to win a pair of PT socks!

The survey closes 21.12.2022

Happy holidays❄️

Greetings, PT’s board


7.       Family and friends sitsit 15.12.

Dear members of Prosessiteekkarit! It is again the time of the year when you can bring your loved ones to enjoy the sitsi culture of Otaniemi. Whether you bring your friend, mother, or your grandfather, prepare yourself for an unforgettable evening.

Sign-up for the event opens at PT’s registration machine (http://www.prosessiteekkarit.fi/ilmo/event/183) on Friday 25.11. at 12.00 and closes on Sunday 4.12. at 23.55. The sign-up becomes binding after closing.

Please be prepared to fill in the sign-up information for both yourself and your guest (name, special diets, drink choices). There is a possibility to purchase drink tickets along with the sign-up, if you want to enjoy more drinks in addition to the ones served during the course of the sitsit. Payment details will be sent to registrants after closing. The person who registers pays for themself and their guest.

This event does not have an afterparty.


WHAT? Family and friend sitsit

WHERE? Servin mökki, Jämeräntaival 4

WHEN? Thursday 15.12. cocktail event at 17.45, gong at 18.30

WHY? Bring your friend or family member to see the Otaniemi sitsi culture!

PRICE? 20 €/person

DC? Cocktail

Family and friend sitsit follows Aalto University Student Union’s (AYY) Safer Space Policy. Event aims to be equal and comfortable for everyone. If you see or experience inappropriate conduct, you have the right to intervene in the situation. If you wish, you can also get in touch with AYY’s harassment contact persons: hairinta@ayy.fi


8.       [New] PT’s songwrinting contents & song contest sitsit!

Here it comes! The long waited  PT’s own songwriting contest!????

Is your desk full of songs you want to share with PT-friends and can’t wait? Your prayers have been answered as the competition starts NOW and runs until 4 January 2023. ???? So send your creations here by 4.1.2022! You can find the detailed rules of the contest on the return form!

And that’s not all!????????

All new songs sent to songcontest will be sung through together at the song contest sitsit on 20.1.2023! There will be room for 40 and all those who return a song will be given the right to buy the sitsi ticket before other participants. Registration for the sitsit will open after the closing of the songwriting contest and will be announced in more detail at a later date.

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact @lukkarilaura.


9.       [New] Save the date – PT’s Season Opener Orientation 12.1.

Have a holly jolly spring!

Dear non-fuksis and non-fuksi minded people… Forget your course registrations and turn your gaze towards next year’s hustle and bustle, because the traditional Season Opener Orientation is coming again!! Reserve the 12th of January from your calendars, as the PT Fuksis finally get their chance to show you how checkpoint crawls should actually be done 😉 This mind-blowing even will be followed by an afterparty open to all PT members! Join us in kicking off the year in style.

Signup for the event will open up later in PT’s ilmomasiina.


II        CHEM

10.    CHEM events Telegram channel

Keep on track what happens at CHEM – join the CHEM events Telegram channel: https://t.me/chemtapahtumat


11.    Study feedback

Hi all!

We would like to remind you about the importance of study feedback! We can only react to issues concerning your studies if we are made aware of them.

If for example the assessment criteria changes during the course or you have not received your exam results within four weeks, inform the Head of Study Affairs so that they can intervene.

For any Bachelor’s level related study feedback you can contact Mariina through:

  1. Email: opintovastaava@prosessiteekkarit.fi
  2. Telegram: @mariinatikka
  3. The anonymous feedback form

For any Master’s level related study feedback you can contact the Heads of Study Affairs of the guilds:

KK: @pikkuhart or feedback form

PJK: @ilmarihieta or feedback form

VK: @Janttila or feedback form

More information about student rights can be found here.


12.    New online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023

CHEM-E2225 Wood Material Science (5 cr) course is organized for the first time in the online format in spring 2023. You may follow the course independently whenever it is suitable for you during III period 10.1. – 14.2.2023. The course includes short videos, texts, exercises and online exams. The course starts with an online introduction 10.1.2023 at 10:15. Register to the course by 16.1.2023

More info can be found here



13.    Pre-ChristmasPong 14.12.

✨????????Pre-Christmas has arrived to Otaniemi!????????✨

Is the Christmas porridge starting to taste too bland for you? Do you want to instead of decorating gingerbreads humiliate your friends in Beer Pong?

Welcome to Pre-ChristmasPong, which will be held 14.12. at Otakaari 20 upstairs right after the association’s fall meeting!????????There are 32 team slots that are filled in chronological order. The registration is NOW open: https://abp.ayy.fi/ilmo/event/6

WHAT: Pre-ChristmasPong????

WHERE OK20 upstairs

WHEN: 14.12. at 19:00

PRICE: 6 € per team/ 4 € ABP members


14.    New Year’s party 31.12.

What? Is it already December and the year is coming to an end? Are you still missing plans to celebrate the New Year?✨

This year, AK and AS are organising an explosive new year’s party and YOU are warmly invited! If you want to listen to amazing live music, great DJ sets and enjoy the wonderful party atmosphere, head to Smökki on the last day of the year from 8pm onwards to celebrate with us!

See you at the New Year’s Eve party!!!

What: New Year’s party!

Where: at Smökki, Jämeräntaival 4

When: 31.12.2022 starting at 8pm

Until: 1.1.2023 at 2am

Who: students, graduates, people who like Otaniemi


Ticket sales open on 12.12 at 12:00 on kide.app!


15.    FBI-day 25.1.

The classic and legendary FBI-day (Forest Based Industries) is back!

Current and future professionals of bioforest industry get together in Oulu on 25.1.2023. We will leave to Oulu on Tue 24.1. and head back home on Thu 26.1., so the trip is two nights long this year!

The FBI-day starts off in Radisson Blu Hotel Oulu with a seminar with the topic of diversification of the forest-based industry or “Growing new branches in forest-based industry”. In the afternoon it is time for the versatile and comprehensive business exhibitions, in which the business presenters introduce their firms. Also, the young bioforest industry enthusiasts are able to check out the job market for the next summer and ask questions from the presenters. After the formal part it is time for the social evening and the evening entertainment. So, come have a productive and networking -filled working life day!

The event is free for students and includes transportation and overnight stays. The event will be held in English. The event is open to all CHEM students.

Registration starts on Thursday 8.12. at 12:00 here remember to sign up in the Aalto University quota.


16.    Joulun tähden – Dominante’s traditional Christmas concerts

Aalto University’s mixed choir Dominante warmly welcomes you to the atmospheric Christmas concerts Joulun tähden! The program includes the most beloved Christmas tunes, traditional Dominante Christmas repertoire and some new acquaintances. The choir is conducted by Seppo Murto.

Baritone soloist Juhana Kotilainen and organist Arttu Selonen will participate in the Christmas concerts.

Tue 13 December at 19, Tapiola church

Mon 19 December at 19, Helsinki Cathedral

Tickets 25 / 15 / 40 € from the choir members or from Dominante’s online store:


More information about Dominante:



17.    Apply for Aalto-Helsinki 2023 iGEM Team

Are you looking for an interesting and meaningful project for next year? Do you want a chance to create and pursue your own ideas in research?

We are now recruiting Aalto University and University of Helsinki BSc and MSc students to form a new iGEM team to represent Finland in the world’s largest synthetic biology competition, iGEM, held next year in Paris. The Aalto-Helsinki team will design, develop and execute their own research project from scratch and present their results in the Grand Jamboree in October 2023.

Application form: https://forms.gle/S87vEUuuSdwx2pP39

What’s iGEM?

Being a part of an iGEM team allows you to plan your own research project from scratch in three phases. In spring, you will get to know your team members and decide on the project you will try to develop during the summer. The team will also reach out to companies and gather funding. The summer consists of practical work and testing your design. In autumn, you will present your project and compete with other iGEM teams for the Grand Prize, as well as other Track and Special Awards.

Find out more about iGEM on: http://igem.org/Main_Page

To get a better idea what an iGEM project could be please take a look at the previous teams’ wiki pages and Aalto-Helsinki social media:

2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Instagram/TikTok: @aaltohelsinki_igem LinkedIn/Facebook: Aalto-Helsinki iGEM

Aalto-Helsinki 2022 Promotion video: https://video.igem.org/w/trZdkNeP2XzJA6FbAWaeSm

Who are we looking for?

iGEM is not only a science project, but includes a variety of activities the team will pursue during their year. These include for example science communication, education, web design, presentations and entrepreneurship. MSc and BSc students from different field with knowledge and interest in:


Graphic design / Video-making and editing


Molecular biosciences / (Bio)chemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / (Bio)medicine


Marketing / Product development / Start-ups

Computational methods

Bioinformatics / Information technology / Computer Science / Web-design / Statistics

Education and outreach

Pedagogics / Communication


Chemical engineering / Bioprocesses / Biomaterials / Electrical engineering / Environmental Engineering


Environmental science / Physics / Psychology / Mathematics

Even if your field is not on the list but you think you would be a valuable addition to the team do not hesitate to apply!

Why should you join?

Unique summer job opportunity

  • three-month contracts negotiable for team members
  • design your own workflow with your team
  • learn to work independently and manage project activities

Get study credits for the work outside the summer period

  • from 10 to 15 ECTS

Bring your own ideas to life

  • design and build a research project from scratch
  • work in a team of 10 international students

Gain valuable experience in

  • design and product development
  • project planning
  • designing laboratory experiments
  • practical laboratory work
  • documentation and scientific writing
  • modelling
  • fundraising
  • presentations
  • science communication

Become part of an international network

  • iGEM network: find new career opportunities
  • connect and collaborate with other international teams
  • participate in conferences and talks in Finland and abroad

Experience the Grand Jamboree in Paris

  • bringing together all 350 teams to celebrate their work
  • gain insights on work opportunities and advances in research

Apply before January 8th, 2023!

Applications are now open and the deadline for submitting your application is the 8th of January 2023 at 23.59. More information & application form can be found at: http://www.aaltohelsinki.com/

Application form: https://forms.gle/S87vEUuuSdwx2pP39

For any questions, you can contact us at rekry@aaltohelsinki.com or reach out to us on our Instagram.

We wish the best of luck to all applicants and hope to see you in the recruitment event!


18.    Regards from Spokesperson-secretary

Hello! The year is coming to the end and this is the last newsletter of the year. Have a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Years last kitty cat

Kai Karvetti
Spokesperson-secretary 2022 | Prosessiteekkarit ry
+358505723651 | tiedottajasihteeri@prosessiteekkarit.fi
School of Chemical Engineering | Aalto University

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