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Time to put an end to issues in student wellbeing - The Finnish Student Sports Federation demands actions for university sportsPublished:
The increase of poor wellbeing among university students is common knowledge, but attempts to take on the issue have remained lukewarm. At the next parliamentary election it is time to focus on university students’ wellbeing and physical activity, the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) demands at their General Assembly, held in Vuokatti on the 2nd and 3rd November.
The General Assembly of the Finnish Student Sports Federation: Higher education students and sports services are the losers of the coronavirus pandemicPublished:
According to the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL), the higher education students have slipped through the net during the coronavirus pandemic. Higher education sports, the Higher Education on the Move programme and other structures that support the well-being of students must be strengthened in case of future crises, OLL stated during its General Assembly, which was held in Kuortane on 10–11 November.
The student and youth organisations demand: The livelihood of burnout sufferers must be secured during a sick leave, also without a separate mental health diagnosisPublished:
Work-induced burnout and mental health symptoms are becoming so common that they can almost be referred to as chronic conditions that affect public health and the national economy. The recovery and return to working life after a period of burnout is a long and arduous process. Struggles to secure one’s livelihood further complicate the recovery process. We propose a change to the sickness allowance practices which would safeguard one’s livelihood during a sick leave caused by work-induced burnout.
The Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL): After the corona pandemic, student sports needs money, no cutsPublished:
The General Assembly of the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) demands that higher education institutions secure the funding for sports services after the coronavirus crisis. The sports services contribute significantly to the physical and social well-being and coping of higher education students. Even small cuts can have a disproportionately big impact on small budgets.
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