Degree and exchange students

This student card is for degree and exchange students.


Conditions of issue

This card is for students in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in universities of applied sciences.

You can receive a student card if you meet the following criteria:

1. You are a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree student in a university of applied sciences.
2. You have registered as attending for the term/academic year.
3. You join your student union.


The use of this student card

As a sign for membership of Student Union Kaakko you will get an official AMK-student card. With that you can prove that you are entitled for student discounts when travelling by VR train or Matkahuolto busses and when eating in student restaurants. The student card also gives you multiple other student discounts locally and nationally. In many places in Finland students can get discounts so by showing your student card life is much cheaper.

The student card granted by Student Union Kaakko can also be used as a library card in Xamk libraries, for printing, copying and scanning at Xamk campuses and as a mean of payment in Xamk restaurants.

The validity of the card will always be proved by the semester- or academic year sticker. When you've paid the membership fee, you're entitled to get a valid sticker.
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Ordering the student card

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There is a digital form for the order. We will ask your study details in the form. You'll also need you student number, which can be found in Peppi. In your own profile go to settings and personal settings and you'll find your student number as a grey number on the top left corner, right before the Degree Programme -information. You can check the number in Peppi a little before the semester starts.

The face picture

The picture must be a faceshot of yourself, your face must show in the picture totally and you must be easily recognisable. So forget sunglasses and funny hats from the picture. However the picture does not have to be an official passport picture, but it needs to be like a passport picture.


The delivery of the card

When you have filled in the membership form and the order is forwarded you will get a confirmation from Paytrail. After that wait for a couple of weeks. You will get an email when the card is ready. After that you can collect your card from Student Union’s office or you can reply to that email and ask us to send it to your home address. We would appreciate if at least those students who live in their own campus city would collect the card from our office. Sending the card by the mail is always on student's own responsibility.


Becoming a member: prices for degree and exchange students

One semester, 1/2 year (autumn or spring) 27 €
One academic year 38 €
3,5 academic years 93 €
4 academic years 104 €
4,5 academic years 115 €

Prices listed above include the membership fee, handling fee 4 € and the manufacturing fee 12 € for the card. To every payment will always be added the handling fee so if you pay the membership fee for a longer period you will save money. The manufacturing fee will be charged only one time, when you order the card for the first time. The validity of the card will always be proved by the semester- or academic year sticker. When you've paid the membership fee, you're entitled to get a valid sticker.


You can join the Student Union and order the student card from this link

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Please read these instructions first through. The link guides you to fill in your contact information, to add a picture for the student card and to pay the order.


Any questions?

Please contact our Advisor for membership issues Heidi
heidi.salminen @ or send a message via our website.


Payment Service Provider

Paytrail Plc acts as a collecting payment service provider and is an authorized Payment Institution. Paytrail Plc will be shown as the recipient on your bank or credit card statement. Paytrail Plc will forward the payment to the merchant. For reclamations, please contact the website the payment was made to.

Paytrail Plc
Innova 2
Lutakonaukio 7
40100 Jyväskylä
Phone: +358 207 181 830
Business ID 2122839-7

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