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!

You can find instructions specific to your own study programme below.

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.

There will be no graduation ceremony in December 2020.

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: https://osat.oulu.fi . If you don´t registerto the Graduation Event, you can collect the degree certificate from Faculty Study Affairs KE1020. If you live out of town, we can also send the degree certificate to you by registered mail.

Fall 2020 and spring-summer 2021 graduation schedule

FALL 2020

10.9.  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m.    GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

8.10.  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m.  GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

12.11.  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

10.12.  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

SPRING AND SUMMER 2021

21.1.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

11.2.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

11.3.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

15.4.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

20.5.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. GRADUATION EVENT CANCELLED!

18.6.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m.

20.8.2021  The degree certificate and Diploma Supplement are available at the 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 electronic degree application: https://osat.oulu.fi 

Faculty of Education

There will be no graduation ceremony in December 2020.

 

Faculty of Science

Graduation events of Faculty of Science are organized in the last graduation day of the semester. All students that have graduated at that semester are welcome to the graduation event. If you want to register for it, please send us an e-mail (study.science(a)oulu.fi). You can bring max. 2 persons as your avec. You can also invite one member of staff if you want. The dress code for the event is smart casual. 

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.

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

In academic year 2020-2021 ceremonies are cancelled until further notice, due to Covid19!

If possible, students who have graduated during the pandemic, will be invited to a ceremony once it is safe to arrange one again. 

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.

Last updated: 4.12.2020