Press release 22.1.2016
The Executive Board of the National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) has appointed Iiris Niinikoski, Bachelor of Arts (Education), Communication Ninja. The communication ninja will be responsible for coordinating and developing SYL’s communication. Niinikoski succeeds Communication Officer Riitta Käppi.
Iiris Niinikoski was the Vice-President of SYL’s Executive Board in 2015 with the parliamentary elections and communications as their area of responsibility. They were also the Vice-President of the board of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki in 2014, in charge of coordinating lobbying, particularly in connection with the parliamentary elections. Niinikoski has worked a project secretary at SYL and has held several other positions of trust both at university and in the student movement. Advantageous for Niinikoski’s were especially their excellent vision for how to develop SYL’s communication, their significant experience of communication tools as well as their competence in the field of lobby communication.
Niinikoski studies Education at the University of Helsinki and has now commenced their work as Communication Coordinator at SYL.