Welcome to the “Oulu At Your Service” event on 20th January at 14.00

An online event for all the international students, researchers, alumni, employees and their families. 
A tailor-made event for all the international community!

What you can do here in Oulu?

The event will provide information on everyday life in Oulu for international students, exchange students, researchers, staff of the Universities, for family members and all others interested in getting tips on living in Oulu.

At the webinar, you will be informed about attractions in Oulu, what to do in your leisure time, where to study Finnish, where to buy tickets, where to get advice on employment, entrepreneurship etc. During the event, you can ask specific questions in the chat and get answers from experts in different fields.

You can also send your questions in advance to angela.suorsa@oulu.fi and get your questions answered during the event. 
You are warmly welcome to join the webinar!  Please register at the end of the page.

Register and participate to the event and you will get the opportunity to win amazing prizes! Including 2 experience gift packages provided by VisitOulu that can be used either for a snowshoe trip, a fat bike trip or, for example, a restaurant dinner. Also, 10 other smaller prizes will be given by our partners. All the winners will be announced after the event on Monday 25th January. 
“Oulu At Your Service” event schedule:                                                                 

“Oulu At Your Service” event schedule:

14.00-14.05    Opening of the event by Angela Suorsa
14.05-14.10     Opening words, Päivi Laajala, Mayor of the City of Oulu
14.10-14.15     Greetings from Jouko Niinimäki, Rector of the University of Oulu
14.15-14.25      The spirit of Oulu, Päivi Penttilä, Managing Director of VisitOulu
14.25-14.35     Oulu Tourist Information services 
14.35-14.45     Oulu10 services 
•    tickets for cultural events, theatre, bus transportation 
•    get a fishing license or book a place for your own urban garden 
•    ask about the different services provided by the City of Oulu
14.45-14.55     The services of the Villa Victor Multicultural Centre 
•    learn Finnish anytime, anywhere, free nonstop Finnish language courses  
•    guidance offered in your own language 
14.55-15.00     Greetings from Heidi Fagerholm, Rector of the Oulu University of Applied Sciences 
15.00-15.10      Youth Services of Oulu
•    lifestyle of young people 
15.10-15.20     Leisure time, sports and events                                                  
•    stay active in Oulu 
•    explore winter activities in Oulu
•    free courses: cross-country ski, skating, skating toboggan run etc.
15.20-15.30     Employment services  
•    are you looking for a job?  
•    when is the right time to contact the employment office before or after graduation?
15.30-15.35     TalentHub  
•    connect with local employers
•    help to develop the employability of international talent in Oulu
15.35-15.45     BusinessOulu and BusinessAsema  
•    start a business
•    what is new? One-window service, 4H Business Lab, 3D printing etc.
•    a co-creation platform for new solutions
15.45-16.00    Closing words, Vesa-Matti Sarenius, Director of Academic Affairs
Registration is open. The event is totally free for all. Book your place as soon as possible. Please, use a valid email address, you will receive a link for the event via email a few days in advance.


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Last updated: 12.1.2021