Orientation

Autumn 2017 orientation starts on September 1. Many parts of the programme is directed to all new students where as some are only for international Master's programme students and some for exchange students.

International Master's programme students

Friday September 1

9.00-12.00 Orientation fair at Linnanmaa campus lobby: your chance to take care of practicalities at one location
- student union fee payments (in cash): 54,50eur per term, 109eur for full year
- certificates of registration
- student card information
- general information for new students
- Finnish Immigration: get your Finnish ID number

12.15 Rectors’ Welcome Reception. Rectors of the University welcome new students to the science community. Linnanmaa Campus, Central Hall

13.30 onwards Future Factory workshop info: Warm up

16.00 Language studies at the University

Saturday September 2

9.30 Info sessions on Finnish Academic system and on How to live like a Finn.

11.00-12.30 Info session on University's services for students, on permits, banking, sports, health services etc.

Monday September 4

12-16 Future Factory workshop: Big Bang

Tuesday September 5

9-16 News’day – Day for New Students event. The main services offered by the University of Oulu and the partners will be presented for the students. Check your program schedule to see when you have best time to visit the event.

2 hours for the Future Factory workshop: Closing. Checks your programme schedule to see when this is in your study programme.

Wednesday September 6

8-10 Future Factory workshop: Voting

10-14 Vulcanalia - Student Organizations' Fair. Linnanmaa Campus.

15-17 Academic year 2017-18 official opening ceremonies, more information coming later

19-02 Vulcanalia Evening Bash. Student party organised by student union OYY.

First meetings for International Master's programme

First meetings for each International Master's programme will be listed below. Information on further orientation schedule will be presented at this event.

Exchange students

Friday September 1

8.30-9.00 Students who rent through PSOAS: Attend the info session at 8.30 and sign your tenancy agreement during the orientation fair

9.00-12.00 Orientation fair at Linnanmaa campus lobby: your chance to take care of practicalities at one location
- student union fee payments (in cash): 54,50eur per term, 109eur for full year
- certificates of registration
- student card information
- general information for new students
- Finnish Immigration: get your Finnish ID number

12.15 Rectors’ Welcome Reception. Rectors of the University welcome new students to the science community. Linnanmaa Campus, Central Hall

14.00-16.00 Study info sessions by Faculties, locations will be available later

16.00 Language studies at the University

Saturday September 2

9.30 Info sessions on Finnish Academic system and on How to live like a Finn.

11.00-12.30 Info session on University's services for students, on permits, banking, sports, health services etc.

Tuesday September 5

9-16 News’day – Day for New Students event. The main services offered by the University of Oulu and the partners will be presented for the students. Check your lecture schedule to see when you have best time to visit the event.

Wednesday September 6

10-14 Vulcanalia - Student Organizations' Fair. Linnanmaa Campus.

15-17 Academic year 2017-18 official opening ceremonies, more information coming later

19-02 Vulcanalia Evening Bash. Student party organised by student union OYY

Last updated: 27/6/2017