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Scholarship applications

Congratulations to all graduates on behalf of PIRATE! 🥳

Have you been successful in your studies, actively participated in tutoring, mentoring, or student organization activities, or perhaps contributed to fostering a sense of community among health students?
Or do you know someone who has done so? Now you can apply for a PIRATE scholarship for yourself and/or your friend! 💗

Scholarships are available for full members graduating from TAMK’s health sector in spring 2024.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept significantly delayed scholarship applications, so please apply during your graduation period or, if you graduate in the middle of the semester, you can apply in the next round.

Please provide comprehensive reasons why you/he/she deserves to receive the scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be contacted personally approximately two months after the application deadline if the scholarship is granted to them.
The application is intended for those graduating in the spring semester of 2024. The deadline for applications is May 10th.
The link to the application form:

PIRATE ry’s annual spring meeting  

Tampere University of applied sciences healthcare students – PIRATE ry’s annual spring meeting  

29.4.2024 at 16.00 TAMK G00-10 Auditorium  

All PIRATE ry’s members are welcome to the meeting and every actual member who have paid the membership fee have right to vote. Supporting and honorary members have the right of attendance and speech at the meeting. The right of attendance and speech may also be granted upon request to stakeholder representatives/observers.  

At the spring meeting we will go through financial statement and discharges of the year 2023. We’ll be voting for PIRATE ry’s new logo. 

Spring meeting’s agenda will be available to view on the association’s bulletin board next to TAMK´s auditorium D1-02 at least seven days before the meeting.  

Note! Meeting will be held in Finnish.  

8 § Aloiteoikeus  

Jokaisella opiskelijayhdistyksen jäsenellä on aloiteoikeus opiskelijayhdistyksen sekä hallituksen kokouksiin. Opiskelijayhdistyksen kokouksiin tehtävä aloite osoitetaan hallituksen puheenjohtajalle. Aloite käsitellään seuraavassa mahdollisessa opiskelijayhdistyksen kokouksessa. Opiskelijayhdistyksen kokouksiin aloitteet on jätettävä kirjallisesti kymmenen (10) vuorokautta ennen opiskelijayhdistyksen kokousta. Hallitukselle tehtävä aloite osoitetaan hallituksen jäsenelle kirjallisena. Aloite käsitellään seuraavassa mahdollisessa hallituksen kokouksessa. Aloitteet hallituksen kokoukseen on jätettävä vähintään seitsemän (7) vuorokautta ennen hallituksen kokousta. 

Overall fittings

It’s time for student overall fittings!

You can come try on the overalls this week on Wednesday 3.1. and Thursday 4.1. from 14:00 to 17:00. The fittings are held in front of the foyer. Read the instructions carefully and remember to order in time. The ordering forms open on 3.1. at 14 o’clock and close on 12.1. at 18 o’clock

 Also remember to order name tags and, if you want, a PIRATE ry sweatshirt (they are an excellent choice with the overalls). We highly recommend buying the PIRATE ry membership at the same time, as you will get the overalls for cheaper and you will be supporting us!

Notice that the products you order can’t be returned or changed as they are made from order. If you have any questions, be sure to contact us!

See you at the fittings!

SOPU X PIRATE movie night

Do you want to spend a chill evening with fellow students? Do you have a pile of badges from student events waiting for a sew?

PIRATE and SOPU will organize a movie night at 12.12. starting 5 pm!

Come spend a chill night with us! You can bring the overalls badges you’ve collected from the fall and fix your overalls while watching the movie. We tune into the Christmas atmosphere by watching a Christmas movie, go and vote which movie is chosen at PIRATE’s Instagram story!

Ps. There will be snacks sponsored by Tehy.

WHAT: Movie night!

WHEN: 12.12. Starting at 5pm


WHAT CHRISTMAS MOVIE? Vote for your favorite at PIRATE’s Instagram story

Educational affairs’ announcements

PIRATE ry’s coffee meeting

PIRATE ry organized coffee meeting with TAMK’s degree supervisors and study counselors from different heath degree programs. The following themes came up in our discussion:

  • Collegiality and supporting it during studies
  • Sufficient internship places for students
  • Student quidance
    • Investing in guidance competence, so that graduating students have the ability to guide other students in their future careers.
  • Ideated study visits to Pirha’s units
  • We discussed school bullying and harassment during the lessons, as well as how to better address it.

Educational affairs 2023

  • PIRATE ry has participated in the development of the new curriculum
  • Together with student representatives, the school and Pirha’s staff, we have innovated new ways to implement guided internships
  • PIRATE ry has contacted the regional director and the director of social and health services of the Pirha regarding practical training. We will have a meeting with representatives from Pirha in December 2023. In our contact, we expressed concern about the adequacy of practical training spots, as the number of students left without an practical training spots is increasing. The purpose of the meeting would be to collectively brainstorm solutions.

Contact information:

If you have any questions about education, its quality, or if you want to report any inappropriate treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact us, even with the smallest concern!

  • The entire board:
  • Educational affairs:
  • Social affairs:

exercise session with TTO

PIRATE and TTO will organize together exercise session on Wednesday 22.11. at 19-21. We play volleyball and futsal

To participate in the exercise session, you must either have a SportUni membership or pay 7€/time. All PIRATE’s and TTO’s members are welcome to join. You don’t have to have any sport experience to participate in the shift.

What? Exercise shift with PIRATE and TTO
Where? SportUni Kauppi
When? Wednesday 22.11. from 7 to 9 p.m
How can I join? Sign up in Kide.App

PIRATE ry’s glögi event

Welcome to PIRATE’s Glögi event! 

This is to thank you for the past year to our partners, teachers and members! 😍 We offer christmas treats like gingerbread and a chill atmosphere to relax in in the middle of a busy school day.

The event is held on 29.11.2023 at 12-16 in Solu downstairs (Kuntokatu 3, L-building)

The office day on November

The next office day is held on Monday 13.11. from 11 to 14.☔️

So come to get your products you have ordered from PIRATE, buy overall badges or just come to say hello! The office day is held at our office, the address is Kuntokatu 3, L-building. If you can’t come, your friend can pick up your products. If so, you have to send your products to your friends See you on Monday!🩷

NOTE‼️ The sweatshirts ordered this autumn are finally here, come to pick up yours!

Badminton tournament

PIRATE and TTO are organising a small-scale badminton tournament on Wednesday 8.11. The tournament will take place at the SportUni Kauppi gymhall at 19-21. The tournament will be played as a foursome, 2 against 2. You can register for the tournament in pairs or alone. If you sign up alone, we will find you a pair on the spot. Pools will be made according to the number of participants and there will be a small prize for the winners.

Note: You do not need to be a SportUni member to participate, so it is free! Tell the desk employee that you are coming to PIRATE and TTO badminton! You can bring your own badminton racket or rent one from SportUni. We have a few rackets to loan but not enough for all.

WHAT: PIRATE and TTO badminton tournament

WHAT: PIRATE’s and TTO’s badminton tournament

WHERE: At SportUni Kauppi gymhall

WHEN: 8.11. at 19-21

HOW: Sign up at Kide.App

PIRATE ry extra meeting

🍁 Tampere University of Applied Sciences healthcare students – PIRATE ry’s extra meeting

🍂 7.11.2023 at 16:30 TAMK D1-02 Auditorium

🍁 At the extra meeting the rules are discussed and confirmed

🍂 All PIRATE ry’s members are welcome to the meeting and every actual member who have paid the membership fee have right to vote. Supporting and honorary members have the right of attendance and speech at the meeting. The right of attendance and speech may also be granted upon request to stakeholder representatives/observers