Current issues for students

2.2.2017 News

Student exchange guidance moving to TellUs

Student exchange helpdesk is moving to TellUs in February. Welcome to the opening on Thu Feb 16 at 13-15 to get more information on exchange opportunities. Faculty exchange coordinators will also be present at the event giving information about next academic year’s Erasmus exchange possibilities.

2.2.2017 News

Polar Bear Pitching is giving 200 free student tickets to this year’s event!

Students can apply for a free ticket to the Polear Bear Pitching day program + After swim party. PBP has an awesome Day Program with keynotes and workshops at the Oulu City Theater on 15th Feb 9-18. The cozy After Swim Party starts right after the winner of Polar Bear Pitching has been announced. The ticket gives you access to both of the events -  the Day Program and the After Swim. Many companies participating are looking for YOU, to hire you for a job or internship. This is your chance to get a job or internship! Apply here.

 

2.2.2017 News

Kandipalaute – The Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey has been renewed

The Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey has been renewed. From the beginning of 2017, the survey is based on the HowULearn questionnaire developed at the University of Helsinki. The IT Center for Science CSC is now in charge of the survey’s technical implementation. All graduates will be sent an invitation by email to answer the survey. The winner of survey prize (the sauna evening at the Saarela Rantasauna) is a student of Accounting Marjut Huusko. Congratulations to the winner, and warm thanks to all survey respondents. Read more.

30.1.2017 News

Tutoring new international students? Apply now!

All new degree and exchange students have a student tutor to help when studies start at University of Oulu. Tutors are senior students from the same field of study and they are trained by the University. Apply now, application period ends January 31, 2017. Read more.

26.1.2017 News

Career Planning for a Global Career workshop on February 15th at 11-12.30 in lecture hall L2

This workshop is aimed at students and recent graduates who want to embark on a global career. Participants will gain an understanding of the role cultural differences play in CV writing and how to prepare for an international application. During this workshop, we’ll look at what employers are looking for in different countries, which application methods work best, what skills sets make employers tick, and what to mention in your CV and application letter whether it is for a job in Shanghai, Stockholm or Sydney.

19.1.2017 News

Exchange studies: Call for applications for destinations outside Europe for Academic year 2017-18 open during Jan 17-31, 2017

Call for applications for destinations outside Europe for Academic year 2017-18 will be open during January 17-31, 2017 including exchanges to South America, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, United States (one destination) and Russia. There are also exchange destinations through north2north in Canada and USA and through FIRST in Russia. More information.

19.1.2017 News

Tutoring new international students? Apply now!

All new degree and exchange students have a student tutor to help when studies start at University of Oulu. Tutors are senior students from the same field of study and they are trained by the University. Apply now, application period ends January 31, 2017. Read more.

18.1.2017 News

Links for job seeking

Searching for the summer job is a topical issue at the moment. You may find useful links for the job seeking and job application documents on the below of the Internship Guidance webpage, for example Teekkarin työkirja in English and Tips for job seeking.

18.1.2017 News

PESTI Career Day 26.1.2017 at the University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus

Welcome to meet representatives of more than 70 companies and other organizations during the PESTI Career Day on January 26, 2017 at 9 -15. The PESTI Day offers you a great chance to find lots of career opportunities. More information about the event: Coordinator Outi Simi, outi.simi(at)oulu.fi and PESTI Career Day Web page

18.1.2017 News

Office packet is free for O365 users

The Microsoft agreements of educational institutions include the free Office packet (Office 365 ProPlus) for those students and staff members who have activated the O365 service into their use. More information: Office 365 ProPlus. Also read what other software you can acquire as a student: Software for privat use.

18.1.2017 News

All library resources available via Oula-Finna

The old version of the online library catalogue Oula and Nelli (the National Electronic Library Interface) are no longer available. Use Oula-Finna (https://oula.finna.fi/?lng=en-gb) to search library resources, to use off-campus access to electronic resources and to manage your own loans, requests and other user information. For off-campus use of electronic resources you must log into Oula-Finna with you University of Oulu user ID using the Haka login option.

18.1.2017 News

Startups Go Pesti event in Tellus 26.1.2017

Tellus Innovation Arena organizes Startups Go Pesti event same time with university's Career Days. During the day Tellus is full of new possibilities as early stage startups are looking new talents for different opportunities. If you are looking for new job opportunities, thesis subjects, project work experience or just something new to do, you should come by between 9-15 and check what Startups Go Pesti has to offer for you! You can also register your own startup to event for free, more info

 

18.1.2017 News

Avanto Accelerator program starts on February 28th – apply now!

Do you want to explore an idea and become an entrepreneur? Take the future in your own hands and prepare yourself for life after you studies. Avanto Accelerator takes you one step closer to becoming an entrepreneur. Through Avanto you will learn to build a business and develop skills that are needed in working life. Avanto Accelerator helps turn ideas into businesses and doers into entrepreneurs. New program starts on February 28th! More information and applications.

18.1.2017 News

Develop a business idea with a kick!

Do you have a staggering business idea in mind? Do you want to win 1500 €? Registration to the Kickstart business idea competition opens soon and the application period ends on 3rd of February! For the very first time the Kickstart competition is organized between three organizations: University of Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences and Oulu Vocational College! The competition will culminate in the big finals on 16th of March. Stay tuned, more information coming soon! Contact person: sari.peratalo@oulu.fi.

 

18.1.2017 News

Stop Littering! SMEHack event on 28.1. in Tellus

Do you want win 500 euros and VIP tickets to Polar Bear Pitching After Swim Party while making the world a better place? We want to welcome students from all different backgrounds to SMEhack and come up with solutions to the global problem of littering. More information and tickets.

18.1.2017 News

Study counselling psychologist services in spring 2017

Study counselling psychologist trainee Ilona Parviainen provides study related counselling during spring semester by appointment and walk in –service. Read more.

18.1.2017 News

The basic printing quota for the spring term

For the spring term the basic quota is 4 €. It has been added 1st January, 2017 to all those students' printing quotas who have used their quotas during the autumn term 2016. More information: The basic printing quota for the spring term is 4 €. Read more.

18.1.2017 News

Redesigning Pegasus library’s 2nd floor group study rooms on Tuesday afternoon on Jan 31

A redesign afternoon dealing with the 2nd floor group study rooms at the Pegasus library is arranged for students on Tue Jan 31. During the afternoon students can participate hands-on in the design and decor of the rooms, and prototype the ideas quickly in the rooms. Sign-up by Jan 26 via this link.

18.1.2017 News

Notio’s workspaces have been transferred to Eduuni

The workspaces which earlier were in Notio and extranet, have been transferred to CSC – IT Center for Science’s Eduuni service in the end of December. The addresses of workspaces as well as sign in practices have changed with the new service. More information: Workspaces in Eduuni.

18.1.2017 News

Notio’s workspaces have been transferred to Eduuni

The workspaces which earlier were in Notio and extranet, have been transferred to CSC – IT Center for Science’s Eduuni service in the end of December. The addresses of workspaces as well as sign in practices have changed with the new service. More information: Workspaces in Eduuni.

18.1.2017 News

Football / soccer in Ouluhalli in spring 2017

Football / soccer in Ouluhalli in spring 2017, read more.

18.1.2017 News

Free places in sport courses in spring 2017

Free places in sport courses in spring 2017, read more.

5.1.2017 News

Tutoring new international students? Apply now!

All new degree and exchange students have a student tutor to help when studies start at University of Oulu. Tutors are senior students from the same field of study and they are trained by the University. Apply now, application period ends January 31, 2016. Read more.

5.1.2017 News

Exchange studies: Call for applications for destinations outside Europe for Academic year 2017-18

Call for applications for destinations outside Europe for Academic year 2017-18 will be open during January 17-31, 2017 including exchanges to South America, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Canada (north2north) and Russia (FIRST). More information.