Books and magazines

Art House and Jalava – 25 % discount on all books

Kuvia arthousen kirjoista

The Art House group includes book publishers Art House, Kustannus Jalava, and Tietosanama and focuses on publishing versatile works on society, hobbies, science, history, and culture as well as professional and academic works. As a member you will receive a 25% discount on all Jalava’s and Art House’s books in the webshop. As an added benefit, the book-store covers the shipping costs. Special events and offers for alumni are also available at various times throughout the year. More information on these will be available on the Alumni Asso-ciation website.

The discount can be obtained in the webshop using the campaign code ALUMNI2020 when checking out. At events and on location at their bookstore, you can receive the discount by showing your paper or electronic membership card.

Books by John Nurminen Foundation -20 %

Kuva: Jukka Nurminen

The John Nurminen Foundation’s mission is to save the Baltic Sea and its heritage for future generations. The Foundation implements concrete Baltic Sea protection measures that bring results, and ensures that the stories of the sea are passed on to future generations. The Foundation has published over 40 books that tell the stories of the sea.

The John Nurminen Foundation and The Alumni Association has an ongoing partnership.  As a member of the Alumni Association you get 20 % discount on all books in the John Nurminen Foundation webshop as well as invitations to several different events. We inform about these events on the Alumni Association’s website, per email and in the electronic membership card.

In the webshop you’ll obtain the discount by using the campaign code ALUMNI2020 when checking out.

Business Magazine Forum

Forum is Finland’s only Swedish-language business magazine in Finland. As a member of the alumni association, you are eligible for a 50% discount on an annual subscription. This special offer includes 11 issues for the special price of 50€ (normal price 96€). Apply the discount using the code “Alumnföreningen vid HU” at the bottom of the order form.

GAUDEAMUS PUBLICATIONS – SAVE UP TO 25%

Kuva: Gaudeamus

Gaudeamus is a leading Finnish science publisher that serves the Finnish scientific community and a wide audience interested in science. Gaudeamus annually publishes some 30 books, mainly in the humanities, social sciences, environmental sciences, philosophy, economics and education.

As a member, you are entitled to a 25% discount on books in the Gaudeamus online bookshop.

During the year, Gaudeamus sells books at various events organised at the University, in addition to which it makes special offers to alumni. These special offers will be announced on the Association website, by email and through the electronic membership card.

Please present your membership card at events. To gain the discount in the online bookstore, please enter the discount code ALUMNI 2020 in the field “Lahjakortti/kampanjakoodi” (“Gift certificate/campaign code”) and click Lisää kampanjakoodi (Submit). Orders exceeding €60 will be delivered without postal fees.

Invitations to John Nurminen Foundation’s events

Kuva: Jukka Nurminen

The John Nurminen Foundation’s mission is to save the Baltic Sea and its heritage for future generations. The Foundation implements concrete Baltic Sea protection measures that bring results, and ensures that the stories of the sea are passed on to future generations. The Foundation has published over 40 books that tell the stories of the sea.

The John Nurminen Foundation and The Alumni Association has an ongoing partnership.  As a member of the Alumni Association you get 20 % discount on all books in the John Nurminen Foundation webshop as well as invittaions to several different events. We inform about these events on the Alumni Association’s website, per email and in the electronic membership card.

In the webshop you’ll obtain the discount by using the campaign code ALUMNI2020 when checking out.

LUNCH AT UNICAFÉ – DAILY SAVINGS OF 3€

Originally founded by students, UniCafe demonstrates its responsibility in daily actions and choices that are seen in its operations, are felt in the service and can be tasted on the plate. For decades, UniCafe has made sure that every student has access to healthy meals at very good prices. Nearly all alumni have enjoyed lunch at UniCafe and sat through exams powered by it.

Members of the Alumni Association can buy lunch at the staff price at campus UniCafes and at UniCafe Ylioppilasaukio. In addition to the main course, lunch includes a beverage, a selection of breads, a side salad, and either coffee, tea or dessert for the price of €5.90–7.40 (normal price €8.80–9.50).

Please present your membership card at the register in electronic or paper form.

SANOMA MAGAZINES – SAVE UP TO 40%

Kuva: Sanoma

Every day, everywhere. Finland’s leading multichannel media company, Sanoma Media Finland, offers Alumni Association members a discount of up to 40% for fixed-term 12-month subscriptions of Sanoma Media Finland’s lifestyle magazines.In addition to printed magazines, you will receive access to online magazines. During the year, prices may change, but the discount percentage will remain unchanged.

The offer is valid for the following magazines:

Aku Ankka –lehti
Aku Ankka Juniori
ET –lehti
ET terveys
ET Matkaopas
Gloria
Glorian Koti
Glorian ruoka&viini
Hyvä Terveys
Kodin Kuvalehti
Meidän Perhe
Me Naiset
Prinsessa
Rakennuslehti
SPORT
Suuri Käsityö
Tiede
Vauva

Each lifestyle magazine subscription includes the digilehdet.fi service, where you can read all of the Sanoma magazines in one place. The service includes all magazines published from the beginning of 2015. The latest issues of all magazines will be published in the service the same day they reach stores and subscribers. The Oma Sanoma user identification, created when ordering a subscription, can be used to log in to the digilehdet.fi service as well.

SKS – SAVE UP TO 10€ PER BOOK

Kuva: SKS

The Finnish Literature Society (SKS) is Finland’s largest publisher of non-fiction and scientific literature in the humanities. It annually publishes around 60 new works dealing with the Finnish language, literature, folklore and history.

Alumni Association members receive a 25% discount on SKS books at Tiedekirja bookstore (Snellmaninkatu 13, Helsinki) and the online SKS bookstore.

In the Tiedekirja bookshop please present your membership card at the Tiedekirja bookstore register in electronic or paper form to get the discount.In the online store, the discount can be activated by using the code “ALUMNIETU” at the shopping cart webpage.

The Finnish National Theatre – 35 % discount for alumni

Kuva: Kansallisteatteri

The Finnish National Theatre and the Alumni Association has an ongoing partnership. Members of the Alumni Association get a wide variety of special discounts and invitations to events. We inform about the discounts and events on the association’s website, per email and in the electronic member card.

The Finnish National Theatre, founded in 1872, is the oldest Finnish-language professional theatre in the country. The theatre offers quality theatre plays ranging from new, Finnish pieces to classical evergreens.

TICKETS TO RSO CONCERTS – SAVE 10%

The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is the Finnish Broadcasting Company’s orchestra, tasked with producing and promoting Finnish music culture.

The orchestra regularly organises tours around the world and has put on over 300 concerts outside Finland. RSO’s recordings have received notable prizes, such as the BBC Music Magazine Award, the Académie Charles Cros award and the MIDEM Classical Award.

As a membership benefit, you get a discount of 10% of tickets in the normal price category in the spring of 2020. Single tickets cost 32€/27€/22€.

See the program for spring 2020 on RSO’s website.

How to buy tickets

Musiikkitalo’s ticket service, Mannerheimintie 13 A
Musiikkitalo’s ticket service have no service fee. You’ll get the discount by showing your member card.

You can also reserve tickets via Ticketmaster (previous Lippupalvelu). An additonal service fee is added by Ticketmaster. Call 0600 10 800 (1,98 e / min) + possible reservation fee.

Please mention the alumni benefit when reserving your ticket. Discount tickets can’t be purchased or reserved in the Ticketmaster webshop. Please mention the alumni benefit and be prepared to prove your membership in the Alumni Association by showing your membership card.

The Musiikkitalo ticket service is open Mon-Fri 9-18 and Sat 9-17. Musiikkitalo’s ticket service have no service fee. In the other Ticketmaster outlets there is an additional handling fee of 1,50-5 € per ticket.

Ulkopolitiikka – save over 6 €

Ulkopolitiikka

Ulkopolitiikka (“Foreign Policy”) is an award-winning magazine in Finnish that deepens the debate on international politics and the economy in Finland. As a membership benefit, you get 15% discount of a subscription. An annual subscription for members is 34.85€ (normal price 41€).

The subscription includes one optional previous issue and access to the online edition. Subscriptions can be obtained by calling +358 9 432 7707 or by emailing asiakaspalvelu@ulkopolitiikka.fi. Please refer to your Alumni Association membership when ordering the subscription. The magazine is published by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, which organises discussion meetings and seminars focused on international relations and the European Union. To some of these events, there is a quota for members of the Association. Further information on current events is available on the Alumni Association website.

UNISPORT TRAINING CARD – SAVE 122€

UniSport has been a responsible provider of varied exercise opportunities to both former and present students since 1967. Former students – alumni, that is – qualify for a discount on many UniSport services. As a member of the Alumni Association you can get a 12-month Unisport season pass for the special price of 486€.

Alumni discounts on training cards

Members of the Alumni Association can purchase UniSport training cards, courses and individual services at the preferred customer price (does not apply to court and hall bookings).

All-day card for alumni

12 months 486 € (normal price 608 €)
4 months 185 € (normal price 218 €)
1 months 51 € (normal price 60 €)

Half-day card for alumni

12 months €389 (normal price €486)
4 months €158 (normal price €185)
1 month €43 (normal price €51)

With the training card, you get

  • Unlimited access to the gym and group training classes during opening hours printed on the training card
  • Ball sports sessions for casual and experienced players
  • The right to make bookings for services covered by the training card (please note booking restrictions)
  • One (1) month suspension of the training card for no charge during a vacation for purchasers of a 12-month training card (not applicable to freshmen alumni)
  • Free temporary card suspension for reasons stated in the terms of service (e.g., temporary change of domicile)
  • 7-day satisfaction guarantee
    Training cards are available at UniSport customer service points. To enjoy the special price, you must present the Association’s printed or electronic membership card and a certificate of attendance of the University.

Read more: Unisport.fi

Check out the sports facilities – the first visit is free

UniSport Kluuvi (Yliopistonkatu 4) Group sports, indoor cycling, massage, personal training services

UniSport Kumpula (Väinö Auerin katu 11) In addition to the gym facilities, group exercise, ball sports, massage and personal training services

UniSport Meilahti (Zaidankatu 9) Naturally lit gym, group exercise and indoor cycling, massage and staff training services

UniSport Otaniemi (Otaranta 6) Gym on two floors, group exercise, plenty of ball and racket courts as well massage and personal training services

UniSport Töölö (Ilmarinkatu 1, 5/2019) Gym, group exercise, ball sports, massage and personal training services•

UniSport Viikki (Kevätkatu 2) Group sports, ball games and rackets in two different halls

Unisport training card for freshmen alumni – Save 416 €

To freshmen members of the Alumni Association, UniSport has a special benefit. You get the 12-month training card for the staff price of 192 € (normal price 608 €) and discounts on courses, as well as coaching, testing and massage services (court and gym bookings not included). Training cards for members of the Alumni Association can be purchased at UniSport customer service outlets.

If you have graduated less than two years ago, you qualify as a freshman alumnus or alumna. The free one-month suspension of the training card during a vacation offered to purchasers of a 12-month training card does not apply to freshmen alumni. Please present your membership card and your student certificate when applying at Unisport. Detailed terms and other service pricing are available in the UniSport price list. Prices are valid until 31.8.2020.

Wanha Satama – 10 % discount on your first booking

Wanha Satama

Wanha Satama is an event house in Katajanokka, Helsinki. The venue offers the possibility to arrange a wide variety of events such as company events, conferences, meetings, weddings, dinners, private events, fairs, shows, wellness events, seminars, product laucnhes, press events or photo shoots. As a member of the Alumni Association you’ll get a 10 % discount on your first booking fee. As a member benefit you’ll also get a free two hour session with an event coordinator before your event.

At Wanha Satama we believe that organizing an event can be made easy. You get everything you need in one place: personal service as well as customizing your event, the venue, catering for food and drinks, technique and program. You can choose between a variety of different event spaces from 30 to 3700 m2.

Create a succesfsul event at Wanha Satama in 2020. Contact: Marja Jarenko, marja@wanhasatama.fi, +358 50 406 0695 or Janne Siponen, janne@wanhasatama.fi, +358 50 472 8212.