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Elections of the Student Parliament 2024

Tallinn University of Technology Student Parliament is the highest decision-making body of students, elected at annual elections and composed of representatives of all schools. Candidates who receive the highest number of votes according to the schools' mandates will become members of the Student Parliament.


Student Parliament meets regularly once a month. In addition, each member of the representative body selects a committee of their choice to participate in: the academic committee or the student life committee.


The application period for the Student Parliament 2024/2025 membership is from February 5 to February 15. More information about the application process: https://taltech.ee/en/student-union/student-parliament 


If you're not sure whether you'd like to run for the Student Parliament, here are some thoughts from your representative.


DANIEL AASORG (School of Business and Governance)

  • Why did you choose to run for the Student Parliament?

It seemed like an interesting opportunity to become more involved in student life while simultaneously representing my faculty.

  • Why should someone from your school consider running for the Student Parliament?

In my school, someone should consider running for the Student Parliament because it provides a great understanding of how the university as a whole operates, and, of course, it offers the opportunity to represent our school at a higher level.

  • What has being a part of the Student Parliament given you?

Being part of the Student Parliament has given me a better understanding of how things work at the university and how various issues are addressed and resolved.


RAGNAR KRAMM (School of Information Technologies)

  • Why did you choose to run for the Student Parliament?

I ran for the Student Parliament because I felt it was my last chance to contribute to university affairs, as the final semester was about to begin. Another reason was the low participation of IT students in candidacy. I couldn't let my faculty be underrepresented.

  • Why should someone from your school consider running for the Student Parliament?

Students from the school of IT should run for the Student Parliament because it's a great opportunity to get involved and gain an overview of important matters related to student life and the university in general. The school of IT is one of the largest schools at TalTech and needs proactive representatives!

  • What has being a part of the Student Parliament given you?

Being in the Student Parliament has provided a thorough understanding of TalTech's operational model, an excellent opportunity to connect with people from other schools, and a great chance to practice presentation skills and clear self-expression with fellow representatives.


ANNA JÜRISSAAR (School of Science)

  • Why did you choose to run for the Student Parliament?

I wanted to be involved in making significant decisions related to student life and gain experience in being part of a decision-making body.

  • Why should someone from your school consider running for the Student Parliament?

The School of Science is small, making it particularly important to have students in the Student Parliament, who are willing to stand up for our school and express their opinions. Advocating for fellow students is a significant responsibility, but also a fantastic opportunity to create a better and more diverse learning environment for classmates.

  • What has being a part of the Student Parliament given you?

As we mostly analyze official documents, my analytical skills and functional reading ability have improved. I have gained a much better understanding of how the university operates, and my horizons have expanded. The representative body also provides opportunities for new connections, and collaborating with active students has been enjoyable and rewarding. Being in the Student Parliament is definitely more exciting when you dare to actively participate and explore more. Additionally, I liked the feeling of importance when representing my school.


HELENE ARMILDE KUDRE (Estonian Maritime Academy)

  • Why did you choose to run for the Student Parliament?

I ran for the Student Parliament to represent Maritime Academy students and gain a broader understanding of the university's operations, being part of the student union and the work of the Student Parliament.

  • Why should someone from your school consider running for the Student Parliament?

Students from the Maritime Academy should consider running for the Student Parliament to stay directly informed about the main campus and the activities, plans, and goals of other faculties. It is an opportunity to be part of decision-making processes that affect all TalTech students, including those from the Maritime Academy.

  • What has being a part of the Student Parliament given you?

Being in the Student Parliament has primarily provided me with an understanding and knowledge of how our university's structure functions. Additionally, it has offered new insights and directions that are helpful for internal development work within my school.


ANET MARII PAUMETS (School of Engineering)

  • Why did you choose to run for the Student Parliament?

I ran for the Student Parliament on a friend's recommendation. It seemed like a great opportunity to have a say in TalTech student life.

  • Why should someone from your school consider running for the Student Parliament?

Anyone considering candidacy should definitely go for it. You get to stand up for your school and contribute to discussions on various topics. The more diverse the people in the Student Parliament, the better the representation of students.

  • What has being a part of the Student Parliament given you?

Throughout this year, I have learned a lot, especially about how things work at TalTech. It has made me think differently about things and helps me see the bigger picture.

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