The academic year 2018–2019 will be opened with traditional events

The opening events of the 60. academic year will awake the university campuses from the silence of the summer.

Future Factory is an active start for new students in University of Oulu. In this challenge competition around 2000 new students will solve the challenges the world will meet in the future and vote for the best in the end.

New students have their orientation week 3.–7.9. Vice rector for education Helka-Liisa Hentilä will greet new students at the beginning of the week on 3.9.

The main opening event will be held on September 10 at 3.15 p.m. in the Saalasti hall in the main building on Linnanmaa campus. The Main Opening Event is intended for the whole University community – for staff and students alike.

The Student Union of the University of Oulu (OYY) organises Vulcanalia, the opening event of the academic year for the whole University for the 24th time on Wednesday, September 12. The event starts with Vulcanalia Student fair from 10 am to 2 pm at Linnanmaa campus and ends with Vulcanalia festival concert event at Oulu Areena. Follow Vulcanalia's FB page and OYY's websites for current info about the event and tickets.