Supporting your studies and contact information for students

University of Oulu offers many services to support you at the different stages and situations on your study path, for instance planning the studies, time management, writing the thesis, looking for internships and planning for your career.

Guidance and support for your studies

Student tutors are senior students from the same field of study and have been trained for tutoring. All new degree and exchange students have a student tutor to help when studies start at the University of Oulu. A student tutor tutoring international degree or exchange student is also called Kummi.

Tutor teachers are appointed by faculty to all students. All students have a personal tutor teacher . The tutor teacher's task is to guide and advice you, in particular, in the early stages of studying.  Together you can plan your studies, prepare your personal study plan (PSP) and evaluate the progress of your studies. Advising for an individual course is provided by the course teacher. 

Academic Affairs Service Teams are responsible for all study related questions and advising in their own field of study. You can contact the teams, when you need guidance regarding, for example, the degree structure, completing the degree or the recognition of prior learning. Exchange students can seek assistance from their International Coordinator.

Career Centre is University of Oulu's One-Stop career resource for students and employers, focusing on different aspects of career development and effective career transitions from day one at the university, to post-graduation. 

Study Psychologists offer special guidance and counselling in questions related to learning, studying, life management and well-being.

IT services for students develop and provide university and Oamk students with modern and versatile IT services. Here you can see what services ICT Services offer to support your study.