Diploma Conferment Ceremony

A Diploma conferment ceremony is the graduation ceremony held in the faculties where the diplomas and certificates are given. Usually the ceremonies take place in the end of each semester. The program may also include speeches, performances and coffee service. Usually, pre-registrations are requested, and the dress code is black tie or smart casual. There are some differences in ceremony practices of the faculties. Remember to check your own faculties instructions!

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Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Graduation schedule for degree students

Graduation events of Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine are organized in the last graduation day of the semester on May and December. You are allowed to invite two quests. Kaisa Tuominen will sent a separate invitation for graduation event to all students who have sent the application for degree certificate. All students that have graduated at that semester are welcome to the graduation event.

 

Oulu Business School

Graduation schedule for degree students

Degree certificates will be given to the students graduating that month in the Oulu Business School’s Graduation Events.  You can bring max. 3 persons as your avec. The dress code for the event is smart casual.

Please remember to register also for the graduation event, when you fill out the electronic degree application in Peppi 
 

Fall 2022  graduation schedule
8.9.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

6.10.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m -> CANCELLED!

10.11.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m -> CANCELLED!

16.12.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

Spring - Summer 2023  graduation schedule
16.3.2023.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

16.6.2023.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m
 

Faculty of Humanities

In the Faculty of Humanities graduation ceremony (Diploma Conferment Ceremony) is held twice a year, in December and in June. 

Graduating students can register for the graduation ceremony when filling in the degree application in Peppi.

Faculty of Education and Psychology

The Diploma Conferment Ceremony will be organized at the Faculty of Education and Psychology max. two times per academic year. 

The exact times and other details of the ceremonies will always be informed separately.

The student must always register for the ceremony separately. The registration made via Peppi graduation application is not enough.

In spring 2023 two Diploma Conferment Ceremonies will be organized.

  • Wednesday 8.2.2023 at 14. All students who graduate by the end of January 2023 are welcome to join - registration for the February ceremony has closed! 
  • Wednesday 7.6.2023 at 14. More information will be provided later.

 

More information about the upcoming ceremonies at Faculty of Education and  Psychology,  and their registration will be updated on Graduation: Bachelor's degree and Graduation: Master's degree websites (choose your degree programme).

 

Faculty of Science

The Diploma Conferment Ceremony (Publiikki) of the Faculty of Science is organized twice a year, in June and December. Registration for the event is done by the degree application form. You can invite two guests and one staff member to the event. When registering, remember to inform the number of your guests and their possible food allergies.

The next Faculty of Science Diploma Conferment Ceremony is organized:
on June 15th at 2 p.m., in lecture hall L2.

Bachelors and masters graduated in December 2022 and during spring 2023 can participate in the event (registration required).

Any subsequent registrations for the event must be made by 31.5. to the address study.science@oulu.fi .

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Technology and Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering arrange joint Diploma Conferment Ceremonies. In the ceremonies, degree certificates will be given to Bachelor and Master graduates of both faculties (Bachelors attend either December or June ceremonies).

Estimated time of the ceremony is 1 hour. Graduates sign up for the ceremony via their degree certificate applications. Separate invitations are not sent. Please note that the amount of guests of the graduates (avecs) is limited.

Timetable for graduation

More info about the ceremony: study.technology(at)oulu.fi

Faculty of Technology

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Medicine

Oulun yliopiston lääketieteellisen tiedekunnan valmistuneiden lääkäreiden ja hammaslääkäreiden valajuhla järjestetään syksyisin erikseen ilmoitettavana ajankohtana.

Dentistry

Hammaslääketieteen tutkinto-ohjelman viidennellä vuosikurssilla on kevään päätteeksi oma päätösjuhla, johon kutsutaan opetukseen osallistuvat henkilöt ja omaiset. Lisäksi syksyisin järjestetään valmistuneiden lääkäreiden ja hammaslääkäreiden valatilaisuus.

Health Sciences

There is no Diploma Conferment Ceremony in health sciences.

Biomedical Engineering MHSc

At the Faculty of Medicine there isn´t any special Diploma Confirment Ceremony for the graduates of the degree programme in Biomedical Engineering.

Medical and Wellness Technology

At the Faculty of Medicine there isn´t any special Diploma Conferment Ceremony for the graduates of the degree programme in Medical and Wellness Technology.

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