Student Newsletter 1/2022

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From the Student Newsletter, you can pick up news of interest to you or the university students for your organization’s own communication.

OLL is responsible for student sports lobbying and OSM competitions

The Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) is a national organisation composed of higher education student unions and student associations. We work to promote student wellbeing through sports and exercise. The activities of OLL include lobbying decision-makers, developing an exercise-rich daily student life together with higher education institutions, and training sports tutors. The Federation also coordinates the Finnish Student Championships for a number of different sports.

You can read more online about OLL’s activities and subscribe to the newsletter for the Finnish Student Championships!

Here are some tips to help you boost your memory and improve your learning!

Do you know how exercise affects your brain and your ability to learn? In December, we organised a webinar in which Heidi Syväoja, a researcher at LIKES, gave a lecture on exercise and post-exercise recovery and provided tips for improving memory and attention. Check out the webinar recording from this link! The video is subtitled in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Apply to become a Finnish representative for the FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy!

If you are interested in sports and exercise, have good English skills, and are aged between 18 and 25, you can apply for the volunteer leaders training provided by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy offers students an international pathway to develop as leaders and improve conditions for student sport both in Finland and abroad. Click here to read more and learn how to apply!

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