News’day – Day for New Students 5.9.2017

The main services offered by the University of Oulu and the partners will be presented for the students on News’day – Day for New Students event on 5 September at 9-16 in Linnanmaa campus.

The main services offered by the University of Oulu and the partners will be presented for the students on Tuesday’s event News’day – Day for New Students. Event will be organized on 5 September at 9-16 in Linnanmaa campus, main lobby near lecture halls L1 - L4 (see map). See more detailed location of the info desk. Check your program schedule to see when you have best time to visit the event.

Welcome to explore yourself with the services presented in information points!

More information:

Internship: Ready, steady, go!
Information about internships in Finland and abroad, seeking internship positions and financial support.
- more info on internship

Puzzled by changes to the student financial aid system? Experts at Kela’s stand are ready to assist with any benefit-related questions.
- read more on study financial aid

Languages and communication
The Languages and Communication section operates within the Extension School (TOPIK) of the University of Oulu. We provide language and communication courses as part of the degree programmes of the University. In addition, we offer language training for graduate students, staff and for people in working life.
- more info on languages and communication courses

Multicultural Centre Villa Victor (City of Oulu)
Villa Victor Multicultural Centre provides activities for immigrants and Finns living in Oulu.

We organize:
- information sessions regarding important everyday life events
- free Finnish language courses for students on various language skill levels
- clubs for people who are interested in internationality
- international cultural and theme events
- Finnish celebrations – we also introduce Finnish festive traditions
- introduction to multicultural functions for groups
- we co-operate with several associations and organizations

Villa Victor premises
It is possible for multicultural groups and friendship associations to use our premises. In Villa Victor, you can also organize courses and events.

Come and get yourself the new Waltti travel card for Oulu public transport from Oulu10 pop-up service point  At the pop-up service point, you can pay with a debit card (Visa Electron, too). No cash payment. Please take your student card and your id card with you. For more information on travel zones, bus routes and fares, visit the website of the Oulu public transport system.

Oulu City Tourist Office
You will find all current information about events, sights, attractions and activities at the Oulu City Tourist Information point. You may pick your own copy of Oulu map, thematic route maps and brochures about leisure time activities in Oulu.
- find out more: VisitOulu

Oulu University Library
Get information about the library services and study facilities. Meet the library staff (from 10am to 3 pm) and get a library card. Video is available all day from 9am to 4pm.
- read more on library services

Outgoing Student Exchange at the University of Oulu
Information about the exchange universities abroad.

Restaurant services
- Juvenes Oy, see info
- Uniresta OY

Student Union of the University of Oulu (OYY) and Student Magazine
The Student Union of The University of Oulu, known as OYY, is the student advocacy and service organisation at the University of Oulu. The Student Union promotes a good life for some 11 500 students every day. We assist you in all issues in student life. Welcome to meet and greet our specialists and actives to our stand. You can also participate in quiz and win tickets to opening party of the academic year Vulcanalia. The Oulu Student Magazine offers glimpses of student life, articles about interesting people, research conducted at the University of Oulu and topical events and much more – since 1961. Oulu Student Magazine is a journalistically independent publication for the people studying in Oulu. Since 2017, Magazine has been published online. Welcome to meet and greet our editor-in-chief and let us know if you would like to assist Student Magazine. /

Study Counselling Psychologist services
The Study Counselling Psychologist offers counselling in questions related to learning, studying, life management and wellbeing. Come and get familiar with the services!
- more info

Study and Career Counselling
Student and career counselling can help you with questions concerning career guidance and counselling, study plans or scheduling your studies. Meet counsellors, ask questions and get familiar with the service.
- more info

University Sports of Oulu
University Sports of Oulu offer academic sport services and other welfare services for students and staff of University of Oulu Oulu, University of Applied Sciences and Diaconia University of Applied Sciences. Our programme includes around 90 different disciplines or services.

The Finnish Student Health Service
The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) provides general health care, mental healt care and oral health care services for students of universities and other institutions of higher education.
- info for international students

Tellus Innovation Arena
Tellus Innovation Arena is a living room of the University for all the students, stuff and partners at heart of Linnanmaa campus. Tellus is a meeting point for all and everyone is welcome to study and work and meet people over a cup of coffee and enjoy the inspiring atmosphere. Tellus offers lots of different activities for all: events, workshops, company projects, company cooperation and more. Tellus is also organizing mentoring and volunteering programs which are open for all the students of the University of Oulu! Come visit our stand, ask questions, learn more and meet the Tellus Team!

University Chaplain
University chaplain serves the students and the staff. He will discuss in private any problem you may have, for example, if you need support regarding problems with a relationship. In addition to professional secrecy, he is also bound by the seal of the confessional. He specialises in questions related to the philosophy of life, religions and the view of the world.
- read more

    Last updated: 6.9.2017