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mielenTEKoja

MielenTEKoja offers information, activities, and events to support your and your fellow students’ study ability and coping skills!

MielenTEKoja is a collaborative project between Nyyti and Tekniikan akateemiset TEK, and is aimed for students of technology, mathematics, and science. All the activities are free of charge and mainly take place online.

Peer support

mielenTEKoja chat

Available in English on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m.

In the mielenTEKoja chat, you can chat one-on-one with another university student. The volunteer on-call counsellors are regular students trained by Nyyti. You can get peer support on any topic related to student life, mental wellbeing or study ability. The chat is anonymous and free of charge. Read more here.

To enter the chat click on the mielenTEKoja banner at the bottom of this page. A chat window will pop up.

Nyyti’s group chats

Nyyti’s anonymous group chats are open to all students. The chats are a place to share ideas and experiences on a variety of topics related to student life. Once a month, we chat in English.

Information and skills

Learn life skills

Nyyti’s Learn Life Skills website provides you with information, tips and tools which can help you enhance your own wellbeing. Start practising today!

Contents of the website are based on Nyyti’s Wellbeing Skills booklet, which you can also print out and use as a workbook. Download Wellbeing skills (pdf).

Stories

Read other students’ stories about living and dealing with mental health and life management difficulties. You might find out you are not alone. Read stories here.

Mind Matters blog

Nyyti’s blog addresses topical issues related to student wellbeing. Read our blog here.

NyytiTalk

NyytiTalk deals with themes related to student life and wellbeing. We offer one NyytiTalk in English per semester. Watch previous episodes here.

Find help

You are worthy of help and support. See our list of professionals who offer students and young adults help and support in different challenging life situations. Find help here.

What is mielenTEKoja?

Background

In 2019, more than 40% of university students of technology reported that they often or constantly worry about their wellbeing. One in three felt overwhelmed by the workload associated with their studies. (TEK student survey 2019.) The Covid pandemic and restrictions on students have further tested the resilience of higher education students. Today’s study ability is tomorrow’s work ability – mental skills are tomorrow’s work skills. Read more…