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Student Union Helga is looking for student representatives for the Haaga-Helia administration.

Would you like to make a difference in your University?

Now is your chance because there are open positions as a student representatives in the Haaga-Helia administration!

The Representative Council of Helga chooses student representatives at their mandatory autumn meeting on 16.11.2022. You can apply as a representative by filling out the application form here before 14.11. or stand out as a candidate at the meeting.

The tasks last 1 to 2 years so we wish you to commit to your trustee position for the full period. You are eligible to apply if you are a degree student in Haaga-Helia. Please note that for some of the positions you need to speak Finnish at meetings. If you lose your eligibility to represent students during the tenure (graduation for example) you are considered to have resigned from your trustee position. You must inform the student union if there is a chance of losing your eligibility. You can read more about our management and administration rules here.

Selections will be announced on the student union’s official communication channels and also in person. Haaga-Helia will also get information about the selections.

You can get more information about the trustee positions from Helga’s advocacy specialist:

Collegiate Body

The collegiate Body aims to approve the degree regulations of the university of applied sciences, the degree education curricula, and the selection criteria for students, and to decide on the organization of entrance exams. Minna Hiillos, principal of Haaga-Helia, is the chairman and the term of office is two (2) years starting on January 1, 2023.

One (1) regular member and a personal alternate member are elected as representatives.

Board of Haaga-Helia

The board of Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Oy is Haaga-Helia’s highest decision-making body, which e.g. approves curricula and processes requests for the correction of student selection.

It is the best position to offer a great view for all Haaga-Helia operations.

One (1) member, no deputy. 2-year term starting from the next general meeting / annual general meeting of spring 2022.

Restaurant Committee

The Restaurant Committee has an informative role but no power over the contract between Kiinteistö Oy Opetustalo and the restaurant entrepreneur. The Committee is a cooperative organ between Opetustalo, the restaurant, and the bistro as well as the students and Haaga-Helia staff.

Four (4) members, no deputies. 1-year term starting on 1 January 2022.

Examination Committee

The Examination Committee handles complaints made by students about study-related issues or crediting studies completed elsewhere.

One (1) member and one deputy. 2-year term starting on 1 January 2022.

Scholarship Committee

The institution processes scholarship applications for paid degree education and decides on matters concerning scholarships, such as their awarding. 

The term of office is valid from January 1 2023, until further notice.

In addition, the Student Union Helga is looking for members for its own institution:

Election Committee

Organ of the Student Union. The Committee oversees the election procedures of the Student Union. It also accepts the candidates and validates the result. You must be a member of Helga.

One (1) chairperson and two (2) to ten (10) members, no deputies. 1-year term starting on 1 January 2023. The selection takes place at the autumn meeting.

If you are studying in Haaga-Helia you can join your Student Union!

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