1.12.11Board 2012 elected

Viri Lactis got new board at board election meeting at Valio:

Chair: Jonna Erkkola
Vice chair: Suvi Alakalhunmaa
Secretary: Roosa Jaakkola
Vice secretary: Elina Laaksonen
Treasurer: Pia Kivelä
Communication coordinator: Jenni Pärnänen
International communication coordinator: Zhongqing Jiang
Web page responsible & event organizer: Alejandra Culebro
Study and cultural affairs: Heli Siren
International affairs: Tessa A. Sugito
PR-representative: Silja Kopra
Officials: Antti Haapalainen, Elisa Kohtala ja Anand Mohan
Chief editor of Viri Lactis -magazine: Anish Kiran

Congratulations and good luck for the new board!

1.12.11 Board election meeting & Christmas party

It's time to elect a new board for Viri! Board election meeting and Christmas party will be arranged traditionally at Valio R&D on Thu 1.12. starting at 15.

Board election meeting at 15: Presentation of Valio, following election of board 2012
Christmas party: after election meeting around 16:30-17
Place: Valio R&D premises, Meijeritie 6 (Pitäjänmäki)

21.10.11-29.10.11 Excursion to China

Join Viri's excursion to China! Zhongqing, our board memeber, will be our travel guide during the trip. Our major destination is Hohhot city in Inner Mongolia, where we'll visit China's biggest dairy company Meng Niu and if timetabe allows, another dairy company Yili. We'll also visit Beijing university. Seightseeing and the wonders of China are of course a part of our programme: we'll see for example The great wall of China, Forbidden city and Tiananmen Square etc and experience the food culture of China. Enrollment and more information from Jenni Pärnänen

Enrollment to the excursion finished on 11.7.11.

22.9.11 Cheese&Wine party at 19, C-grundi

Come and taste delicious cheeses and wines in out traditional autumn happening! The party is free for new students and for others only 3e. Sign up by e-mail by 18th September. Only 40 people can join, so hurry up!

1.9.2011The lottery winners of Student society days have been announced!

The winners are Elina Pörsti, Hanna Kuusisalo and Jenni Hunnakko. Congratulations on behalf of Viri Lactis!

Student society days, 1st September at 13-15 in Info-building.

Come to our stand to hear information about our organisation, activities and join us. There's also a quiz with cool prizes!

17.7.11 Summer event Picnic on the Beach at 12-16

Hellooo Summer People! The weather is getting HOT and SIZZLING! It is time to get outside and have fun. Viri is going to have picnic on Aurinkolahti Beach. Everyone should bring their own picnic foods and drinks. Moreover, bring your volleyballs and frisbees, they'll will make the picnic a lot more FUN. SOOOO, PACK YOUR SUNBATHING GEARS, SUMMER SPIRIT and LET'S EMBRACE THE SUN!

14.4.11 Cowhouse visit at 10 am

Hi milk lover!
Have you seen where does your milk come from? Come and see the origin of milk in a cowhouse!

Viri arranges a visit to the cowhouse of the Department of agricultural sciences. We'll see the daily life of the milk farm and the cows. The first 30 people who sign up by e-mail can join the visit.

Please sign up by e-mail: We'll confirm the participation for the first 30 people who sign up.

We'll meet in the hall of EE-building and leave together for the cowhouse at 9:45. Be in time! You can also come to the cowhouse by yourself, if you know the place (Koetilantie 3).

17.3.11 International dinner party, 7 pm at C-grundi

Viri's international dinner party was a great success last autumn, so Viri will arrange it again with the theme CULTURAL NIGHTS! Everyone brings a dish typical for his/her home country. Some programme will be arranged also and the best food will be awarded . A great chance to meet Finnish and foreign students!

Please sign up by Wednesday 16.3. at Viri's Facebook-group or by sending e-mail to

P.S. If you are very thirsty, bring your own drinks!

14.2.11 General annual meeting 2011

The general annual meeting will be arranged at MMYL clubroom, Latokartanonkaari 7, B-building, starting at 6 pm. Welcome!

5.12.10 The new board

Viri got a new board at the board election meeting at Valio on 26th November:

Chair: Suvi Alakalhunmaa
Secretary: Tessa Sugito
Tresurer: Jenni Pärnänen
Communication coordinator: Mirja Kiurusalmi
International and study affairs: Zhongqing Jiang

Katja Niemistö was chosen as chief editor and Zhongqing Jiang as sub-editor of Viri Lactis magazine.

Congratulations to the new board!

5.12.09 Christmas cookies at C-grundi

A cosy get-together (with a whole lotta ginger bread dough) from 19:00. Welcome!

4.12.09 Christmas party and board election meeting

Viri Lactis will choose a new board for 2010 at Valio R&D (from 15:30->). Our christmas party will be held after the meeting.

16.11.09 Chocolate tasting

Our long awaited Chocolate tasting is near! If fancy chocolate in good company soudns like your thing, join us at Pâtisserie & Chocolatier Mayra in Haaga on 16.11 (from 5 pm). Sign up by e-mail!

12.10.09 International dinner party, 6 pm at C-grundi!

Viri Lactis and MScFood students are organizing an international dinner party. The idea is that everyone bring a dish typical for his/her home country. A great change to get to meet Finnish and foreign students! Sign up by sending an e-mail to

P.S. Bring your own drinks!

1.9.09 Sign up for the Cheese&Wine party!

Our traditional Cheese&Wine party is drawing near! The party is free for freshmen (including new MScFood students), others pay 3 €. We only take the first 40 people, so better hurry and sign up by sending and email to before 20.9!