Supporting your studies and contact information for students
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 support and advice students in all study related questions. You can contact the teams, when you need guidance regarding, for example, the study plan, study guidance of recognition of learning. Exchange students can seek assistance from their International Coordinator.
Career Centre offers you career guidance at every stage of your studies and provides you with the employability skills you need to build your future career. We support you in career planning, job search and networking in your field. Our activities also include workshops, recruitment events and the mentoring programme.
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.
Accessibility and study skills
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.
Study skills and competences
On these pages we have collected practical information about study skills and competences.
Facilities, units and services
Welcome to the campuses of the University of Oulu
The eight faculties and research units of the University of Oulu are located on two campuses.
Faculties and units
The University of Oulu has eight faculties. The research units in our faculties constitute a strong multidisciplinary scientific community.
University of Oulu offers versatile facilities and equipments for students needed e.g. in silent or group studying or working with computer.
Campus ICT support service
Campus ICT is a joint support service of the University of Oulu and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, which you can turn to for all IT services. The support service is provided by the university's ICT Services.
Tellus Innovation Arena
You are welcome to use Tellus spaces independently, participate in the events or organize your own.
Help in information searching
Get help in seeking information on your subject. Ask about the databases, e-books, articles or reference management. Drop in or book a librarian.