Support the Ukrainian students of TLU – become a permanent donor!
The Student Union of Tallinn University (TLU) opened a charity fund to collect donations for Tallinn University’s Ukrainian students. The purpose of the fund is to provide support to Ukrainian students to cover living expenses. All TLU Ukrainian students can apply for support from this fund.
The university has taken several steps to support our Ukrainian students. For example, the university provides tuition-free study places for all Ukrainian students for this spring semester and for the upcoming academic year. In addition, the university offers accommodation at the university’s dormitories.
According to Katrin Saks, Vice-Rector for Development at Tallinn University, the tuition-free study places and accommodation may not be enough. "Ukrainian students also need to live as normal of a life in Estonia as possible. And for this purpose, our students have opened a support fund – to offer support to cover living expenses," said Saks. The Vice-Rector added that she is extremely proud of the students’ initiative.
Students are looking forward to both permanent donors and also those who have the opportunity to give one-time support for the fund. "We are especially grateful to those who can offer a permanent donation, i.e a standing payment order for the fund. For example, 25 euros per month or any other amount that suits the supporter," said Lennart Mathias Männik, Head of Social Policy at Tallinn University Student Union.
Männik added that the university prefers permanent donations because the Student Union wants to provide payouts from the fund several times throughout the next academic year. "A permanent donation gives the fund sustainability and if we have for example ten donors, then it’ll be a big help to cover living expenses for at least one student," said Männik.
To support Ukrainian students, TLU’s students collect donations to the following account numbers:
- SEB, Tallinna Ülikooli Üliõpilaskond, EE431010011911416225;
- Swedbank, Tallinna Ülikooli Üliõpilaskond, EE282200221026097397.
When donating, please include "donation in support of Ukraine (your name)" in the explanation.
Lennart Mathias Männik also said that the funds received will be distributed equally among Ukrainian students, and in order to receive support, students must submit an application to the Student Union at email@example.com.
P.S. Take a look at how to make a standing payment order in Swedbank, and in SEB.
As your charity must not remain invisible, the university will add the names of donors to the university's website at tlu.ee/en/ukraine. If you, as a donor, do not want your name to be public on the website, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The students opened the fund, created to support Ukrainian students, this year on Tallinn University Day, 18 March, when a charity concert took place in the courtyard of the university. The concert can be watched on Tallinn University's YouTube channel.