The Opening Ceremony of the academic year 2020–2021 will be held online on Monday 7 September starting at 3.15 p.m. The event is for the whole university community, including staff, students and alumni – and for the greater audience.
Opening Speech, rector Jouko Niinimäki
The Government's Address, Annika Saarikko, Minister of Science and Culture
Students' Address, Eetu Leinonen, Chairman of the Board, Student Union of the University of Oulu
Science with Arctic Attitude – peeks into the research at the University of Oulu
Oamk students' dance performance
Presentation of the University of Oulu Awards
Music by Oulu University Chamber Orchestra Ensemble
The opening ceremony is preceded by an ecumenical service in St. Luke's Chapel at 1.30 p.m.
Last updated: 4.9.2020