News

Wedding on campus

The shared tale of Tuomas an Inka began at an orientation event for beginning students.
haat_en_en.jpg

The Otaniemi campus is a place where many work and study, but for the alumni couple Tuomas and Inka, it is much more. They got married on the campus of which they have many fond memories from the time that they studied bioinformation technology.

‘We have pieced together that our paths first crossed in a lecture hall at Otakaari 5 at an orientation event for beginning students. I was there presenting the Inkubio Guild and Inka was spending her first day as a student. So we got married in a room that is similar to the one where we first met. The TUAS building was a space that was meaningful for us and therefore, completely natural choice’, says Tuomas. He also discusses the wedding ceremony itself:

‘The small, decorated TU2 hall was made to look very festive and sweet. The atmosphere at the wedding was relaxed. The guests actually managed to laugh out loud at the stories of our relationship. After the ceremony there was a cocktail event in the lobby of the TUAS Building where we were able to greet the guests properly and receive plenty of good wishes. The guests then travelled by bus to the actual wedding reception and Inka and I took an appropriately decorated automobile.’

 

Best wishes to the alumni couple!

Photos: Toni Mäkelä

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Related news

Helsinki Design Week 2020 Designs for a Cooler Planet
Campus, Research & Art Published:

Designs for a Cooler Planet returns in September 2020 — This is a university-wide open call

We are looking for research and solutions which address the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
campus kampus Otakaari 1 winter talvi Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto
Campus, University Published:

Interruption of district heating distribution in the following properties: Otakaari 1, 4 and Puumiehenkuja 2

District heating will be suspended in Otakaari 1, 4 and Puumiehenkuja 2 due to maintenance work. The interruption will occur on Tuesday, November 26 starting at 8am until 4pm.
Mehta Heino 3D printer printing the Helsinki Cathedral
Campus Published:

Defining new normals for 3D printing – the Mehta Heino story

A small two-person startup Mehta Heino is creating a new industry standard in 3D printing in their office in startup hub A Grid on the Aalto University campus.
Opiskelijat AYY housing Kuva: Pekko Korvuo / AYY
Campus, University Published:

Student Union looks for creative ideas for their information channels from Junction

Europe's largest hackathon, Junction, brings together 1500 participants to Aalto University's campus in November.