Student Union METKA has decided upon a new digital member ID: Tuudo mobile application, beginning January 2019. METKA has terminated its contract with Frank Students, so that the cooperation will end in May 2019. METKA’s student parliament decided on the matter in its meeting at 24.9.2018. The change was made based on long discussions among the student parliament, which concerned for example the need to develop member services overall, and the ability to shape the member ID to support METKA’s needs.
During fall 2018, METKA has developed a new digital member ID together with Metropolia UAS and Tuudo. The identifier will be activated on January 2019, and it can be activated with OMA-login details. In Tuudo, you will also find the student ID with which you can exploit national student discounts from Matkahuolto, VR and other providers.
Frank App’s digital student card will be active with a valid METKA membership until May 2019. Therefore, you can still use Frank’s digital student card during the spring 2019 if you wish. If you want to order a physical student card, that is still done through Frank, and METKA will provide academic year stickers to the physical student cards as done previously.
METKA decided upon Tuudo as the new member ID after a long process of discussions with many possible providers. One of the most dominating reasons as to why Tuudo was chosen was the possibility to focus and offer all key services and benefits of student life on one app. Creating the new member identifier is a part of a larger development plan for the digital service platform, which aims to answer our members needs even better than before.
METKA Communications team
(EDIT: The activation date of Tuudo app was corrected to “January 2019”.)
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