Student Union membership
The Student Union of Hanken (SHS, short for Svenska Handelhögskolans Studentkår) is a separate organisation and is not a part of the university. The Student Union's main functions are to look after the interest of its members, to work as a link between its members and the university, to provide services and to organize social activities. Hanken's Vaasa location has its own student association serving students in Vaasa. For information on the Hanken Student Union, please visit www.shs.fi/en Opens in new window .
Membership in the Student Union of a higher education institution is mandatory in Finland. The membership entitles you to all the benefits and discounts that national students get. Find information and instructions on how to pay your Student Union membership fee here:
We recommend that you order the digital student card (app, not plastic card). The Frank App can be downloaded from App Store or Google Play Store. Find information on the student card options on their web pages Frank Opens in new window . You can order it after arrival.