Teekkari Section (TJ)

TeekkarijaostoTeekkari Section organises lively and teekkari-minded activities, cherishes the traditions of engineering students and maintains their culture. The section also supports associations which produce the culture of engineering students. Teekkari Section consists of directors who each have their own area of responsibility, such as teekkari singing culture, freshman activities or parties. Teekkari Section does its best to continue the 140-year-old teekkari spirit and traditions, as well as to maintain the engineering students’ identity.


Section or committee strings are granted for those who actively participate in the activities of Teekkari Section and its committees during the year. The chairperson of Teekkari Section always grants the strings.

Strings are worn with overalls. The string is tied in such a way that it runs obliquely from the right shoulder over the chest. With a separate permission, you can also wear the string with other accessories.

Currently used strings:

  • Freshman Committee Dark blue
  • ISO Committee Light blue
  • Hosts and hostesses Dark green
  • Party employees Pink
  • Party Committee Purple
  • Precentor Committee Bright red

The olive string is the symbol of Teekkari Section. The current and former members of Teekkari Section are entitled to use the string. Current chairpersons of the committees wear a string with a tassel of the colour of their committee. The golden string of the Polytechnical Students’ Museum can be granted to meritorious persons based on the museum intendant’s or manager’s application. A white honorary string may be granted to a member of Teekkari Section for particular merits on May Day when it is AYY’s turn to crown the Manta statue.

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