All the old favourite events and some newcomers can be attended in Tellus again this spring. The biggest event of this season is probably Polar Bear Pitching, which will be held on the 12th of March on the ice next to the marketplace. It’s time for Humanities to shine in Meet the Top Scientist seminar. This time the scientists will be from Eudaimonia research institute.
The University of Oulu’s and Oulu University of Applied Sciences’ shared entrepreneurship activities established in 2020
Shared entrepreneurship programmes will be integrated into research and education at both institutes of higher education in Oulu. The services and education established in Business Kitchen will continue, but the Business Kitchen brand will no longer be used starting from January 2020. Opening in the city center in February of 2020, BusinessAsema will serve as a meeting place as well as entrepreneurship and employment hub for different stakeholders in the area.
The first ever 5G Cyber Security Hackathon will be organized in Tellus this weekend (November 29th to December 1st).
On the last day of their internship, the trainees of this fall, Pekka Hirvonen and Tekla Heinonen, presented Tellus a certificate for serving as an excellent place for an internship. In the certificate, Pekka and Tekla stated that Tellus is considered to have performed their tasks extremely well. You can read the whole certificate and more ino on internships below.
The university of Oulu and the student union organized a sustainable develooment week together from 7th to 11th of October.
The most colourful day of the year, Festival of Cultures, gathers people together to celebrate the multiculturalism of our university again on the 12th of November.
Kickstart is a business idea competition organized by Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu Vocational College and University of Oulu. In the first phase, ideas will compete within their own organizations, and the competition will culminate in the grand final where business ideas from all the organizations compete against each other. Apply now, the application period ends on 3.11.2019!
There will be a lot of interesting science-related content on the Sustainable development week, which will be held from 7th to 11th of October.
The new Tellus will bring many new activities to Kontinkangas campus as it opens. There will be regularly for example morning yoga, career counselling, workshops by study psychologist, Alumni stories, lunch seminars, interaction training and much more.
Last Friday, all the new freshmen went through Self-Hack at the end of orientation week. In Self-Hack, students get to know themselves and what their lives consist of, and then form meaningful and fulfilling future plans based on increased self-knowledge.
On the sixth of September, about 2000 new students are expected to go through Self-Hack in the University of Oulu.
Last fall, University Business Forum was held for the first time and it gathered over 300 researchers and company representatives to talk about future collaboration.
Tellus will provide the full service also through most of this summer. Service point will be closed from July 26th to 4th of August.
A new Tellus will be opened in Kontinkangas this fall. Tellus is a space, in which it’s easy to organize events, study, meet people and work together.
Midnight Sun Space Challenge solves big questions related to space industry.
Meet the Top Scientist seminar was held on Tellus Stage on the 7th of May. There were three scientists from different fields who all work currently on robotics and VR, an interview with Steven LaValle and a panel discussion on the future.
A three-day event sOULUtions was held from 10th to 12th of April in Tellus. Almost hundred people participated the event. They were divided into 20 teams to create new solutions for different challenges. Three tracks of the event offered challenges faced by companies, city and researchers.
Oulu is applying to be the European Capital of Culture in 2026.
After summer 2019, a new Tellus space will be opened in Aapistie 7A, Kontinkangas. The premises will be in use by fall and now we would need good names for seven rooms. Six of these rooms will be meeting rooms and one group working space.
A hackathon called Soulutions will be organized in Tellus from 10th to 12th of April and therefore most of Tellus will be reserved for this event.
- What is time management and why is time management important?
On the world happiness day 20th of March from 11 to 12, Brown bag lunch seminar focuses on happiness.
Soulutions is a three-day event in which students and participants look for new perspectives and solutions for the challenges of companies, the public sector and researchers.
Career Services office has been opened in the middle of Tellus. In this office, you will be able to get help to questions related to seeking jobs. The career services office is open for students on Thursdays and Fridays from 9 to 11.