Concluding Seminar of the Audit

The University of Oulu (UO) passed the audit conducted by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) and was awarded a quality label valid for six years. Welcome to the Concluding Seminar of the Audit to hear the results.

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The event will be held in English. You may ask questions in English or Finnish.


10.00 Welcome! The Programme and Practices: Johanna Bluemink, Development Director, Head of Unit for Strategy and Science Policy

10.05 Results of the Audit: Kerstin Norén, Chair of the Audit Team, professor, University of Gothenburg

10.25 Receiving of the FINEEC Quality Label: Hilla Vuori, Project Manager of the Audit, FINEEC

10.30 Panel Discussion: How will the audit results be utilized at the university?

Moderator: Johanna Bluemink and the panelists: Rector Jouko Niinimäki, Director, Academic Affairs, UniOGS Annu Perttunen, Director, Innovation Centre Jouko Uusitalo, Student representative, OYY, Mikko Hakoniemi

The staff and students can participate the discussion also by asking questions from panelists.

10.50 Questions and Comments

10.55 Closing of the Seminar: Johanna Bluemink, Development Director, Head of Unit for Strategy and Science Policy

Passing the audit shows that the University of Oulu’s activities and quality system meet both the national criteria and the European quality assurance criteria for higher education institutions. The audit focuses on higher education institutions’ procedures for maintaining and enhancing the quality of education, research, and societal engagement.

The University of Oulu received an excellent rating in the evaluation area of "promotes impact and renewal" and a good rating in the evaluation areas of "creates competence" and "enhances quality and well-being".

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Last updated: 2.5.2024