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The FSHS student panel´s year 2021

During the first year of the FSHS student panel new ideas were put forward for developing activities. The panel’s members made important contributions to issues such as improving the Self online service and finalisation of the new guide for student health meetings.

Check the opening times for Christmas and New Year

FSHS’s digital and remote services operate in a normal manner on weekdays. The nationwide telephone services for the need for treatment assessments and service guidance are available Mon-Thurs from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm and Fri from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm.

The nationwide FSHS phone service to receive an update

The callback system used for the nationwide FSHS service numbers will be changed, with updates to the service. The system update will improve our phone service and make using our services simpler. Service numbers and hours will remain the same. The new system will be introduced between 10 and 15 December 2021.

Download FSHS Nutrition on your phone

We’ve published a new digital nutrition service called FSHS Nutrition. It offers coaching, podcasts, articles and a diverse range of other material you can use whenever or wherever you choose.

Move the toothbrush campaign begins

You can come and chat with our professionals about our oral health services or oral health in general during the well-being weeks and events at campuses.

FSHS takes part in well-being weeks

Our professionals take part in the well-being weeks of Universities and Universities of Applied sciences across Finland. You can come and chat with our professionals about our services or well-being during these campus events.

New student welcome to FSHS!

You are welcome to use our health services as a student in higher education. The FSHS provides students with support for well-being and health.

Opening times during Easter 2021

All our service units are open on Holy Thursday (1st of April) from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and assessing your need for treatment from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. The service units are closed during Easter from 2nd of April until 5th of April.

Gentle exercise

Exercise helps you stay healthy and maintain your ability to function. It’s an important and effective way to relieve stress and boost energy levels.

Our electronic health inquiry is now in Self!

The FSHS invites all first-year students who have started their studies during spring semester 2021 to a health examination. Get a good start on our journey together by answering the health inquiry in Self.

The Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey starts

The national Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey (KOTT) produces comprehensive and regular data on the welfare of students. The results of the survey will be used to develop student health services.

Did you know this about xylitol?

Week 6 is Xylitol week in Finland. During this week we tell about xylitol and oral health on our webpages yths.fi and at our social media channels.

Tuomo Yli-Huttula continues to preside the FSHS

Finnish Student Health Services council verified today on the 16th of December 2020 on its statutory autumn meeting its representatives on Positions of Trust for the foundations representative decision-making bodies for the period 2021–2022.

FSHS2021 Facebook-live!

Are you wondering about something regarding the coming student health care changes? Master the facts! Join our live Facebook-live event on the 10th of December 2020 at 2pm to 3pm.

Vaccinate yourself against influenza

Due to the exceptionally high demand for influenza vaccines there are nationwide problems concerning the availability of the vaccine, which are also affecting the FSHS.

Pilots for the new service model will start on 1 October

The two cornerstones of the new FSHS service model – the specially appointed team model and digital and remote services – will be piloted starting from 1 October. Piloting will continue until the end of the year.

Certificates and statements issued by FSHS

In accordance to the guide of student health care, the FSHS does not issue certificates and statements which are intended for voluntary exchange studies. An exception to this rule are students’ who are going for obligatory exchange studies.

Welcome to SelfChat!

SelfChat serve you with the need for treatment assessment, health counseling and service guidance.

Opening hours during summer 2020

All our service units are closed on Midsummer Eve, Friday the 19th of June, and from the 6th of July to until the 2nd of August 2020.

Opening times during May Day

All our service units are open on May Day eve (30th of April) from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm. The service units are closed during May Day (1st of May).

Positive and negative feedback

Thank you for your feedback! We received in 2019 more than 14 610 positive and critical remarks as well as development proposals.

Lunch together on FSHS Day

This year the FSHS-Day is held on Wednesday the 18th of March 2020 with the theme #LunchTogether and will be seen all across Finland at different university campuses.

Xylitol, xylitol!

The annual xylitol awareness week is held between the 3rd and 7th of February 2020. All our service units will participate in the xylitol week.

Spring semester started

Please note that spring term membership starts on 1 January and your student union membership fee must be paid before an FSHS appointment.

FSHS units are closed on Jan 6th

All our units are closed on Epiphany 6 Jan 2020. FSHS services will be available again after the public holiday, on Tuesday 7th Jan 2020.

Opening times during Christmas 2019

All our units are closed from 24 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. There are unit specific differences in the opening hours. Check the exact opening hours from your own unit’s page.

Influenza in the air!

It’s that time of year again when influenza viruses are beginning to be active. Vaccination is a good way to protect yourself against influenza.

Get light therapy at our units

Repeated depressive symptoms during the dark winter months from October to January may be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as the winter depression.

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