THE 8TH CONFERMENT CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OULU
The 8th conferment ceremony of the University of Oulu will be arranged jointly by all the faculties of the university in 2009. The three-day festivities are held May 15-17, 2009. The ceremony is held for ceremonial conferring of degrees on honorary doctors and young doctors.
The Doctorate Conferment Ceremony includes a large amount of music and speeches. Despite the ceremonial nature of the occasion, it is also entertaining and festive. The ceremonies are the harvest festival of academic work.
- Fri 15.5.2009
From 1 pm to 3 pm Rehearsals at Saalastinsali At 7 pm Sharpening of the Sword or Sword-whetting
(Hotel restaurant Lasaretti)
- Sat 16.5.2009
At 8.45 Rehearsals (University main building) At 12 Doctorate Conferment Ceremony (University of Oulu main building) At 3.45 pm Procession to the Oulu Cathedral At 4 pm Service in the Cathedral At 7 pm Conferment Banquet and Ball (Restaurant Smarthouse)
- Sun 17.5.2009 noon to 3.30 Sailing Trip (Maikkula mansion) Buses leave from Torinranta at 11.30
- Dance rehearsals begin, timetable here