Current issues for students

21.8.2018 News

City of Oulu Internationalization scholarships

City of Oulu Internationalization Scholarships applications for the students of University of Oulu

Application period is September 1 - September 15, 2019. Applications with required enclosures must be submitted by September 15, 2019 at 15.00pm to

The call for applications includes three different scholarships:

1. Living cost scholarship for University of Oulu International Master's programme students that have started their studies in 2018. Applicant must have achieved at least 55 ECTS during the first academic year at the University of Oulu. Number and amount of sholarships: twenty-five (25), each 4000e.

2. Scholarships for short term (under 3 months) international exchange or internship period. Applicant must be studying for a Bachelor or Master's degree at the University of Oulu, the international period must be carried out during 2019. Number and amount of scholarships: thirteen (13), each 1000e.

3. Sholarship for University of Oulu International Master's programme students for an internship in Oulu. The internship must be carried out during 2019. Number and amount of scholarships: thirty (30), each 1000e.

Please read carefully the application instructions before applying. Full application instructions and application form are available below.



15.8.2018 News

Warning about phishing messages

IT Administration Services recommend both the staff and the students to be watchful with email links.

15.8.2018 News

Course registration error in WebOodi

There was an error in WebOodi course registration on Wednesday morning August 15.

14.8.2018 News

Faculty of Humanities moves into new premises one crate at a time

The Faculty of Humanities’ move is in its final stages. Most users seem happy with their new premises.

6.8.2018 News

The basic printing quota for the autumn term

The University has added 4 € to your basic printing quota.

25.6.2018 News

Academic Affairs Local Service teams for FHum-FEdu-OBS and for Ftech-Fsci are moving

Academic Affairs Local Service team for FHum-FEdu-OBS and for Ftech-Fsci will move and serve from June 26 in the service point of the former Student Center in Opintokatu. Service Point can be found from the map in Koulutuksen lähipalvelupiste KE1020.

20.6.2018 News

The planning of cooperation with Oamk proceeds

The outlining of cooperation between University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) will begin promptly after the summer.

14.6.2018 News

Spaces of the future adapt to teaching activities

Modern learning environments support the development of education and competence but also require changes in operating culture.

12.6.2018 News

The prize of student for giving feedback to teaching on periods of spring 2018

Teaching periods 3-4 in this Spring 2018 have ended and 31.5.2018 until the students had the opportunity to give feedback on all courses for which the student had participated in during the teaching periods in question.

4.6.2018 News

Dentopolis Examinarium at Kontinkangas Campus opens up on 5.6.2018.

Dentopolis Examinarium at Kontinkangas Campus will open up for students on 5.6.2018! 

4.6.2018 News

Festival of Cultures on October 3rd

On October 3, University of Oulu organizes the Festival of Cultures.

30.5.2018 News

University of Oulu to become principal owner of Oulu University of Applied Sciences

The Board of Directors of the University of Oulu decided on 30 May 2018 that the University of Oulu will buy a majority share in Oulu University of Applied Sciences Ltd (Oamk).

24.5.2018 News

Warning of phishing

IT Administration Services of the University of Oulu recommend the carefulness and the consideration in the opening of the links of the e-mail. At the moment a new phishing message is spreding.

22.5.2018 News

KELA: Students – apply now for student financial aid for the summer months!

Students who will be studying in the summer should apply for financial aid now, so that the applications can be processed and decided on before the summer studies start. Apply for student financial aid for the summer months online.

18.5.2018 News

Give course feedback - win iPad

Spring's 2018 teaching periods are coming to an end and now is the time to give feedback on all the actual teaching to which you have participated.

17.5.2018 News

Linnanmaa shared campus progresses

Alakyläntie leading to Linnanmaa will be provided with bus lanes in both directions, and a cycle quality street will be built between Linnanmaa and the city centre.

4.5.2018 News

Exam user survey and current issues in Aquarium exams

Answer to a Exam user survey and win a 100 € giftcard! See opening hours of the electronic exam room during the summer and other current issues on Aquarium exams webpage.

27.4.2018 News

Oulun yliopisto joins the Harassment free Finland campaign

Experiences of bullying and harassment among University of Oulu students were examined in December 2017, as a part of a study conducted by the Faculty of Education. Based on the initial information in February, a majority of the respondents feel that they have not received sufficient information about how to act or whom to turn to if they encounter bullying or harassment: The full results of the study are still being analyzed.

27.4.2018 News

Sports Bulletin 3/2018

Info on cycling challenge, Summer Program etc.

26.4.2018 News

KELA: Reminder for students to check their income for 2017 and return overpaid financial aid

The deadline for returning financial aid voluntarily for 2017 is 31 May 2018. Financial aid recipients can now check Kela’s e-service for preliminary information on their 2017 income which counts towards financial aid.

23.4.2018 News

G -corridor out off use May 2nd to August 31st

Due to contruction work, the G-corridor is out off use during May 2nd and August 31st.

Alternative passage ways are on the map attached (only in Finnish).

18.4.2018 News

University of Oulu Summer School 2018

The University of Oulu arranges summer courses during the summer. Summer studies are organised by the faculties of the University of Oulu and the Summer University of Northern Ostrobothnia. See Summer Courses 2018 here.

16.4.2018 News

New teaching premises planned

New premises will be created by modifying or rearranging existing space. In addition, new premises have been planned on the west side of Linnanmaa along the present ATK-katu.