University’s student recruitment fair Abipäivät will host over 5500 upper secondary school students – a new record number of visitors

University of Oulu has hosted the Abipäivät student recruitment fair at Linnanmaa campus for thirty years already. This year the event will take place on Wednesday 7th of November at 9-15 o’clock and on Thursday 8th of November 9-15 o’clock. Door 2T will be used as the entrance during the event.

We are expecting over 5500 visitors, 3100 of which will visit the event on Wednesday and 2400 of which on Thursday.

Abipäivät is the largest single student recruitment event of the University of Oulu and an important part of the university’s student marketing with the degree programmes’ stands and presentations. All of the five-year Bachelor and Master-level degree programmes as well as the Open University will be present at the fair. On Tellus Innovation Arena there will also be an event featuring domestic students who share their exchange stories with the event visitors as well as international students presenting their home country at their own stand. This event, called the Study Abroad Fair, will take place from 11am to 2pm on both event days.

There will be a record number of visitors at event this year. The visitors have been instructed to have lunch at the restaurant Napa. The event will take place in the main corridor Väylä, reaching all the way from Virransilta-bridge to the lobby in front of restaurant Foobar.There will be a lot of traffic in the corridors during the event so please be prepared for that. The event building will take place on Monday 6th November and Tuesday 6th November. The deconstruction will start as soon as the event is over on Thursday 8th of November and on 9th of November at the latest.

During the event you can get additional information from the ‘welcome desk’ at the door 2T.

The First Aid service will take place in lecture hall L9 during the event. The First Aid phone number is: 050 531 8196.

Last updated: 30.10.2018