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Apply for SAMOK or OLL candidacy

The Representative Council meeting on 24 of May will decide who will be the candidate for the SAMOK and OLL boards for the year 2023. The mandate does not guarantee that the candidate will get into SAMOK or OLL, but it guarantees the opportunity to be the Student Union Helga’s candidate. 

The Student Union and its specialists will support the candidate throughout the election period. In addition, a campaign manager will be appointed to be their right hand. Candidates are expected to have time and commitment during the election period, when they will participate in various discussion panels, meet and present themselves to various stakeholders, and negotiate the upcoming elections.

SAMOK’s members to the year 2023 will be elected at the general assembly on October, when the chairperson, vice-chairperson, and 3-7 board members will be elected. The term of office begins on 1.1. and ends on 31.12., but the training for the tasks will be during December. You can read more about SAMOK’s activities here

The new members of OLL will be elected at the general assembly in November. The chairperson, one or two vice-chairpersons, and a maximum of two board members are elected to the board. The term of office of the board is 1.1. – 31.12. and the new board will be trained before that. You can read more about OLL’s activities here.

You can apply for the mandate by sending a free-form application to Helga’s Representative Council by e-mail ( or by standing as a candidate at the meeting on 24 of May. Please also join the meeting at Pasila auditorium at 5pm. The applicant must be a member of Helga and commit to its values ​​and political program. The official operation languages of SAMOK and OLL are Finnish and Swedish.

More information:

Teemu Virtanen, specialist.
Advocacy and influencing. (SAMOK)

Julia Tuuri, specialist.
Sports, events, tutoring. (OLL) 

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