In the youth law in Finland it says in the 22nd paragraph, that youth shall be heard in all matters that concern them. And today FSS was invited to give a statement on the reform of vocational education and training. This is one of the subjects I care a lot about, as I often am […]

Right now I’m on my way to Brussels to spend two awesome days with OBESSU’s (Organising Bureau of European School-Student Unions) Working Group on renewing the Political Platform. I am excited to work with the team and try to make as good of a policy document as possible. Anyhow, this time I have news. Yesterday […]

  Emil and I had ham and milk last night in my apartment around 11 p.m. “I feel so alive right now, Bicca”, he said. And I couldn’t have agreed more. Let’s go back two years. Emil and I had recently started talking to each other after 3 years of complete silence. I was the […]

Finally. Finals are over. It’s a bit weird having to remind myself and everyone I meet of the exceptional fact that 1, I am a vocational student and 2, I am in second grade. Not that it changes anything, but the situation is a bit special anyway. The backstory for the confused ones. In Finland, […]

Eating some pasta. I’m totally done, finito, loppu, slut. But it was an awesome week. On Monday I had the English listening comprehension for my matriculation exam, and on Tuesday I had the best dentist appointment of my life. Turns out, not only are my teeth more than fine but really nice dentists actually exist. […]

I just decided to take a moment off and appreciate what I have in life. I booked flight tickets to Copenhagen and Strasbourg, so now I have at least one trip planned for every upcoming month until summer. In one and a half week I head over to Denmark for a meeting with the Nordic […]

Another eventful week comes to an end. This week I’ve been stressing around quite a bit as usual. Weirdly enough, I was in school a total of three full schooldays, out of which I did visit the student counselor once. As all sorts of counseling in my life so far have ended up as disaster, I […]