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Polito: cultura e mobilità studentesca

The management board of the Politecnico has decided to renew for the academic year 2018/2019 the initiatives for mobility and culture which enable students of Polito, who are enrolled full-time, to benefit from reductions on the purchase of travel tickets and  the Abbonamento musei (tickets for museums).

In order to benefit from these initiatives for mobility and culture, students will have to send an explicit request following the procedure available on their personal page by 28th December 2018.

Here are some important news of the academic year 2018-2019, about both requirements to benefit from reductions and the procedures that will followed to allocate them.

From 3rd September 2018, the procedure will give – ONLY TO THE ONES WHO HAVE NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS – the possibility to ask for reductions. You can find requirements at the end of this communication. The possibility to ask for the refund of travel tickets will be viewable only after the assignation of the definite contributing level.

 

REFUND OF TRAVEL TICKETS

As concerns travel tickets, it is confirmed the “refund” system: during the online procedure, you will have to attach the scan of the receipt of purchase of the season ticket, in which there have to be biographical data of the student. Season tickets which can be refunded: season tickets purchased from 1st July 2018 to 28th December 2018 which last from 10 to 12 months (tickets lasting a week or a month won’t be accepted) of any transport net, with which you can reach the Politecnico (GTT, Trenitaluian Arriva-Sadem, …).

In contrast to the academic year 2017/2018, also students with a revenue above 30.500 euros can benefit from the reduction, if they have merit requirements, as established in the Legge di Bilancio 2017 and reported in the table below. For everyone, the maximum refund will vary according to the definite contributing level,  according the table which follows.

It will be necessary to fill out the request for reductions (or attest through the procedure that you don’t want to ask for a reduction) by 28/12/2018, so that you have a definite economic level for the academic year 2018/2019.

The refund will be automatically allocated to the student (you cannot decide to leave the sum as credit on the virtual current account or collect it any longer): to fill out the procedure for the request of reductions you will have to select in the section Fees and Reductions of the Online secretary’s office, the mode you want to receive the refund.

ISEE PoliTO Contributing level PoliTO Maximum sum that can be refunded*
till a 30.500 euros 1 – 19 208 euros
from 30.501 euros to 35.500 euros 20 – 24 150 euros
from 35.501 euros to 50.500 euros 25 – 39 100 euros
above 50.500 euros 40 – 75 50 euros

*the value of the season ticket will be refunded if less than or equal the maximum sum; if it is greater, the maximum sum will be refunded.

 

ABBONAMENTO MUSEI (MUSEUM TICKETS)

As concerns the Abbonamento Musei, since in the academic year 2017/2018 many free tickets have been requested and then few have been actually used (with a significant cost for the community), the management board has decided to repeat the initiative for the academic year 2018/2019, but asking the students to demonstrate their real interest with a little sharing to the cost (8 euros.)

The sum has to be given together with the request, following the instructions of the online procedure, as stated before (without deposit, it won’t be possible to conclude the procedure of request).

 

Merit requirements needed to benefit from reductions are established by the Legge di Bilancio 2017, and given below.

REQUIREMENTS TO BENEFIT FROM INITIATIVES FOR MOBILITY AND CULTURE

  • Full-time enrolment in the academic year 2018/2019
  • Enrolment by the normal duration of studies plus a year (till the 4th enrolment for bachelor’s degree, till the 3rd enrolment for master’s degree)
  • Students enrolled in the academic year 2018/2019: no requirements.
  • Students enrolled for the second time in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree: they should have got at least 10 UFC in the period from 10th August 2017 to 10th August 2018
  • Students enrolled for the third and fourth time in a degree course / enrolled for the third time in a Master’s degree course: they should have got at least 25 UFC in the period from 10th August 2017 and 10th August 2018.

 

To get further information on the Abbonamento musei, click here.

Students taking part in the Percorso Giovani Talenti have to follow the same requirements and mode of request established by the initiatives for mobility and culture, in order to get a refund of travel tickets and museum tickets.

As concerns ToBike, reductions are only for students taking part in the Percorso Giovani Talenti.  The online request procedure will be available from half October 2018, after the acceptance of participation to the Percorso Giovani Talenti for the students who participate during the academic year 2018/2019 and for students who were part of it during the academic year 2017/2018 and have the requirement to still take part.

To be admitted to one of the free-access degree courses of the Università degli Studi di Torino, you must have an adequate preparation. The Test for the Assessment of  Minimum Requirements (TARM) will assess your preparation.

In the dedicated page (pagina dedicata) of the University website you can find information about the Test for the Assessment of Minimum Requirements, which is the same for all free-access courses starting from the 2018/19 academic year. The information is constantly updated, therefore check the page frequently.


What is TARM?

Enrolment in all free-access courses requires you to take the TARM.

Starting from the 2018-2019 academic year, the TARM will be the only test required to all aspiring first-year students of a free-access Bachelor or Full-cycle degree programme, that is, all programmes which don’t require an entrance test or a limited number of students.

The TARM will be taken only once in the University, even if you fail it. Those who already took it in May 2018 and failed, must take it again starting from September 2018.

 

Tarm Unito

[Applications & Enrolment. How is TARM structured: 55 questions in 6 sections. 20 – reading comprehension; 10 – Italian language; 10 – Maths; 5 – humanities general knowledge; 5 – scientific general knowledge; 5 – law, economics and social general knowledge. 100 minutes to answer. Be a part of the UNITO generation].

 

The test is aimed to assess different skills. It is made up of six sections and 55 multiple-choice questions (as shown above) to be answered in maximum 100 minutes.

The minimum threshold to pass is 30/55.

  • If you pass the test (marking at least 30 correct answers) you will be able to proceed with the enrolment (immatricolazione). After the enrolment, you will be able to fill out the study programme starting from October in order to take the exams in the first available session.
  • If you fail the test (scoring less than 30), you will be able to proceed with the enrolment (immatricolazione), starting from the third working day after taking the test, but you will be given OFAs (Obblighi Formativi Aggiuntivi – Additional Formative Obligations) which are a part of the Passport.U programme.
    Passport.U is an online programme, aimed to help students to know soft skills, to acknowledge their own soft skills and develop them. At the end of the self-assessment, you may receive an individual feedback, from which the programme will propose self reflection  activities, lectures and lessons, online exercises, videos and more.
    The OFAs are dropped when the programme of personal soft-skill enhancement is completed. Then you can fill out the study program, starting from October. If you don’t attend the course, you will not be able to fill out the study program and take exams.
  • For those who scored between 30 and 40, the online programme Passport.U is still advised.

 

On the Orient@mente platform there is a dedicated area for the facsimile of the test, in order to have a better preparation.

How and when to apply for the TARM

You can apply for the test taking place on July 17, 2018.

How to do it:

  • Log in to your MyUniTO restricted area (area riservata MyUniTO) with the username and password you received after you registered to the website (instructions on how to register here – qui);
  • Click on Enrolments in the top left menu, then on Entrance test and Test for the assessment of minimum requirements (TARM);
  • Fill out the application and choose when (date and time) to take the exam.

If you are a disabled student, during the application you will be able to request particular assistance tools for the test, and/or extra time (50% more). In order to have your requests granted, you must upload pdf medical documents certifying your disability (with no omissions). For specific information, visit the dedicated page (pagina dedicata).

If you are a student with SLD (Specific Learning Disorders), during the application you will be able to ask for extra time in the test (30% more). In order to have your request granted, you must upload a pdf medical document certifying the SLD. For specific information, visit the dedicated page (pagina dedicata).

 

Remember that:

  • Once you have confirmed the date you chose to take the test, you will not be able to change it anymore.
  • Single session application deadlines: applications for a specific session end 5 working days prior to the day of the test, or when the maximum number of people in the room is reached. When the maximum number and/or the 5-day deadline is/are reached, the session won’t be shown anymore.
    For the disabled or students with SLD, applications end 10 working days prior to the day of the test.