Student Tutoring

Student tutoring is a part of the counselling system and curriculum at the University of Oulu. All new degree and exchange students have a student tutor to help when studies start at University of Oulu. A student tutor tutoring international degree or exchange student is also called Kummi.

General information

Tutors are senior students from the same field of study and have been trained for tutoring. Together with their tutor, a group of around ten new students get to know their own field and faculty, how things work on campus and in Oulu in general. Students new to Oulu will get their first group of friends right away and feel more like home.

Student Tutor's (kummi -student's) tasks are:

  • to integrate a new student to the University and to the student community
  • to familiarize a new student with….
    • pre-arrival information (arrival in Oulu, Housing)
    • the  other students
    • the  services for students
    • the University as a learning environment
    • the degree programme and how to study in the University of Oulu - tips for studing
    • planning studies and time management
    • the student life and free time activities
    • the Finnish culture and habits

The application period to become a student tutor 2022/2023 starts on January 3, 2022 and ends on February 14, 2022. The application form link will be added on this page in the beginning of January.

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For you

Oulu Business School

Coordinators (Tutor teachers) and student tutors in Oulu Business School International Master's Degree Programmes 2021-2022

Coordinator/Tutor teacher (student tutor)
Business Analytics:  Marika Iivari (Tia Rahkila)
Economics: Evangelos Mourelatos (Tom Matura)
Finance: Asif Ruman ( Hong Bao Ngoc Lukinmaa)
Financial Management Accounting: Blessing Oyinlola (Milla Nousiainen)
International Business Management: Kaisu Jansson and Anna-Liisa Kaasila-Pakanen (Tom Matura)
Marketing; Teck Ming Tan (Terence) and Fatima Khitous (Thao Nguyen)
 

Oulu Business School International Master´s Programmes 2020-2021

Tutor teacher (Kummit):
Economics: Chao Ding (Russell King)
FMA: Van Tran (Anh Nguyen)
Finance: Asif Ruman ja Blessing Oyinlola (Thu Nguyen)
Marketing: Teck Ming Tan (A H M Shahariar Kabir)
International Business Management: Akram Boroun (Mickaël Magnan ja Dang Hoang Lan)

 

Faculty of Technology

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Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

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Faculty of Science

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Faculty of Humanities

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Faculty of Medicine

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Faculty of Education

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Electronics and Communications Engineering

Student tutor for students starting year 2022

Bachelor's Degree Programme (5 years) 2022

Marko Neitola is the tutor teacher for new students. You can find out your student tutor from a greeting letter sent (no later than week 34) to the email address that you have provided when applying to university. If you have any questions regarding student tutoring, please contact Timo Kokkonen.

Information Processing Science

GS3D Andrew Russel

Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

Kummi-stydent for students starting year 2021

The tutor teacher for new students will be determined by the chosen orientation. Computer Science and Engineering: Anja Keskinarkaus, Electronics and Communications Engineering: Marko Neitola, Information Processing Science: Olli Korhonen. You will also have a Kummi-student (a student tutor), who will contact you in person. If you have any questions about Kummis or tutor teachers, please contact degree program responsible person Riku Hietaniemi.

Computer Science and Engineering

Student tutor for students starting year 2021

Bachelor's Degree Programme (5 years) 2021

Teemu Tokola is the tutor teacher for new students. You can find out your student tutor from a greeting letter sent to the email address that you have provided when applying to university. If you have any questions regarding student tutoring, please contact Riku Hietaniemi.

Student tutor for students starting year 2020

Bachelor's Degree Programme (5 years) 2020

Santeri Hyvärinen
Aleksi Tuovinen
Martti Mourujärvi
Eemeli Häyrynen
Akseli Uunila
Severi Pitkänen

Student tutor for students starting year 2021

Bachelor's Degree Programme (5 years) 2021

Vappu Schroderus
Anssi Uistola
Katri Säily
Roosa Risto
Lassi Perälä
Markus Kyllönen
Riina Annunen superpro

Process and Environmental Engineering

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Industrial Engineering and Management

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Biochemistry

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Biochemistry MSc

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Biochemistry BSc

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Molecular Medicine DD

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Molecular Medicine MSc

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Protein Science MSc

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Civil Engineering

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English

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Archeology

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Chemistry

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History

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Information Studies

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Literature

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Cultural Anthropology

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Logopedics

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Swedish Language

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Saami Culture

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Saami Language

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German language and culture

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Finnish Language

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Science Communication, MA

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Mechanical Engineering

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Biology

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Mining engineering and mineral processing

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Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

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Learning Sciences, BA, MA

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Primary Teacher, BA, MA

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Psychology, BA, MA

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Master's Programme in Learning, Education and Technology, MA

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Music Education, BA, MA

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Special Education, BA, MA

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Intercultural Teacher Education, BA, MA

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Early Childhood Education, BA, MA

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Education/ Educational Psychology, BA, MA

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Master’s Programme in Education, MA

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Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation, MA

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Biomedical Engineering MSc (Tech)

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Geosciences

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Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

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Dentistry

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Medical and Wellness Technology

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Medicine

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Biomedical Engineering MHSc

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Health Sciences

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Economics and Business Administration BSc

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Economics and Business Administration MSc

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Mathematical Sciences

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Geography

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Physical Sciences

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Architecture

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History of Sciences and Ideas

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