New students - Welcome to the university of Oulu!
Starting your studies
The Academic Year 2023-2024 kicks off with the Orientation Week starting on August 28 2023. To find detailed information on Orientation and the things you need to take care of before arriving, please follow the correct path depending on whether you are a degree student or an exchange student:
Further information for new students
Study skills and competences
On these pages we have collected practical information about study skills and competences.
Information about financial aid during education.
The Student Union of the University of Oulu (OYY) monitors the students’ interests and student associations organize various freetime activities.
Students are offered information on studies and studying through various media.
University vocabulary for new students
In this vocabulary you will find the most important terms related to university studies and student life.
The Self-Hack workshop helps new students at the University of Oulu to orientate themselves in their studies in a new way. The aim of the workshop aims to support the transition of new students to university studies.
Welcome to the library
New student's guide to the library
Accessibility in Studies
Accessibility refers to the ways in which physical, psychological and social environments are designed to ensure that everyone can interact with others on an equal basis despite their individual characteristics.