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Representative Council 2024 election announcement

(Editation: The link to the standing for election has been deleted.)

Standing for election in the Student Union of Häme University of Applied Sciences Representative Council election begins on Monday 25.9.2023 at 9:00 and ends on Monday 16.10.2023 at 12:00.

Representative Council is the highest decision-making body in the Student Union. The Representative Council oversees defining policies and it confirms, for example, the yearly action plan and the budget for the Student Union. Official working language for the Representative Council is Finnish and decent form of understanding the language is required from applicants.

In the Representative Council election, the 21 members of the Council are chosen for the term 2024. All members of the Student Union who have fulfilled their obligation to the Student Union and are registered as present for the academic year 2023–2024 may stand for election.

The standing for election is done by an electronic form. The link to the form will be published as the standing for election begins.

Candidates may form electoral coalitions, which is done by filling an electronic form. An electoral coalition is a group of more than one candidate and the votes given to the coalition will be counted in favor of its members. One of the members of the electoral coalition must be authorized to work as the advocate for the coalition. Candidates who are selected to the Representative Council through electoral coalition form their own representative group. The name of the coalition must be written in the coalition charter. The name of the coalition must not offend anyone’s personal rights and it cannot be a commercial/brand name or offensive in any other way. A candidate can stand for election in only one coalition.

The Representative Council election is electronic, and the voting link will be sent to all members.

The electoral officials will be named on 23.10.2023.

The list of those eligible to vote will be checked on 30.10.2023. All students, who have fulfilled their obligation to the Student Union by that time, are eligible to vote in the Representatives Council election.

Voting will begin on Monday 6.11.2023 at 9:00 and end on Wednesday 8.11.2023 at 16:00. Election results will be announced by the latest on 9.11.2023.

The voting link for the electronic voting system will be sent to the Student Union member’s HAMK email address (

More information:

Chairperson of the Central Electoral Committee, Aino Kouri

Executive Director, Aleksi Kurvi, p. 0447221000

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