Current issues for students

7.7.2020 News

Peppi Study Guide and timetable 2020-2021 published

The University of Oulu starts using Peppi system in stages.  In the first stage during 2020 The University started to use Peppi planning tool and study guide. 

2.7.2020 News

Campus ICT is new united ICT service point

The ICT supports of the university and OAMK have been united as a new service point called Campus ICT.

30.6.2020 News

Zoom will require a passcode or a waiting room for all meetings from July 19

Zoom meetings are required to have either a password or a waiting room from July 19 on. You will find these options from the meeting settings. 

30.6.2020 News

Vulcanalia is cancelled due to Corona virus situation

The University of Oulu’s opening event of the academic year Vulcanalia is cancelled this year due to the corona virus situation. The event was supposed to take place the 9th of September 2020.

30.6.2020 News

Moodle service break on 1st July 2020

Moodle will be updated on Wednesday 1st July 2020. There will be multiple service breaks during the morning. We are sorry for the inconvenience.  

29.6.2020 News

Restaurant Kastari will be opened on 2nd of July

Restaurant Kastari will be opened on 2nd of July

26.6.2020 News

The North is ON campaign promotes life and job opportunities in Northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland

Career opportunities in the north of Norway, Sweden, and Finland are revealed in a new social media campaign called The North is ON.

18.6.2020 News

Combined Exam-system OY and Oamk

Oulu University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oulu are combining the electronic exam system, Exam. The migration of the systems will be implemented during July 2020. A new, larger exam room will be built to Linnanmaa.

18.6.2020 News

University of Oulu support for covering rental costs in PSOAS apartment

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Oulu and Pohjois-Suomen opiskelija-asuntosäätiö (PSOAS) hereby opens a call for applications for support covering rental costs in PSOAS apartment in the second year of study from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021 for international students. Beneficiaries are selected on the basis of academic success and social reasons.

18.6.2020 News

Social assistance for foreign students in the coronavirus situation

Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, provides basic social assistance to individuals or families living or residing in Finland whose income and assets do not cover their essential daily needs, such as food and medicine. As for basic social assistance the general rule is that the amount of assistance you could potentially get depends on your available income and assets. 

18.6.2020 News

ICT Services in July

ICT Service Point is closed 13. - 17.7. and 27. - 31.7. 

17.6.2020 News

Open University courses at the University of Oulu free of charge during the academic year 2020-21 for students completed their master's degree in 2020

The University of Oulu offers the opportunity, for those who have com-pleted their master's degree in 2020, to study Open University courses at the University of Oulu free of charge during the academic year 2020-2021. 

15.6.2020 News

New library system in summer - effects on Oula-Finna

Oulu University Library will introduce a new library system this summer, and at the same time the collections of Oulu University Library and Oulu University of Applied Sciences Library will be merged into one database. The libraries are closed 27 June – 2 August 2020 due to the implementation of the new system. The updated library system will not be apparent to Oulu University Library users, since it will continue to use the familiar Oula-Finna interface. Current loan and user information is automatically transferred into the new system.

12.6.2020 News

University of Oulu graduates successful in securing employment – the ability to pitch one’s expertise the key factor

The employment of alumni is surveyed through an annual, nationwide career monitoring survey. A majority of the graduates are satisfied with both their degree and current career.

11.6.2020 News

University of Sports Oulu: Summer 2020 Sports Programme

University Sports of Oulu  summer program has this summer a lot of its own group exerciseand you only need your Sports Pass.

10.6.2020 News

Student healthcare services for students in higher education starting 1 January 2021

Starting 1 January 2021, the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) will provide student healthcare services for all higher education students. A healthcare fee for higher education students is paid to Kela.

10.6.2020 News

Virtual Tellus Goes Abroad, episode 4

Welcome to the last episode of VTGA before the summer break!

9.6.2020 News

Autumn semester starts mainly with remote studying at the University of Oulu

The University of Oulu has decided to organize teaching remotely in Autumn between August 1 and October 25, 2020. Teaching is provided on campus only if it cannot be arranged remotely.

9.6.2020 News

Were you granted a place of study? Remember to apply for student financial aid and housing allowance

New students should apply for student financial aid and general housing allowance in time. Student financial aid and housing allowance are applied for on separate applications.

8.6.2020 News

Teams has replaced Skype

Skype for Business has been replaced with Teams in the university.  Teams is a part of Office 365 Education services and it has already been used as an instant messenger and as a teamwork and meeti

8.6.2020 News

Library’s summer services, opening hours and closure (27 June – 2 August)

Summer opening hours and services Pegasus Library and Medical Library:

8.6.2020 News

Welcome to share your ideas on Oulu city campus!

The University of Oulu invites students and staff to share their ideas on the new Oulu city campus. Ideas are collected through virtual brainstorming.