Current issues for students

3.3.2017 News

Sign up to create a one-day festival in Tellus!

Join the team to create the most memorable University of Oulu happening this spring! We are looking for people who are interested in turning Tellus into a one-day festival to celebrate the opening of International Avenue. All ideas are programme numbers are welcome. All the participants will be rewarded. Sign up and read more here: https://goo.gl/forms/mKt7oTIC2svWKJIG2.

1.3.2017 News

Call For Erasmus Exchanges for Academic Year 2017-18 is open

Call For Erasmus Exchanges for Academic Year 2017-18 is open. End date for the application period varies between faculties. Read more.

27.2.2017 News

Looking for EU Careers Student Ambassador

EPSO (European Personnel Selection Office) is looking for EU Careers Student Ambassador. They choose one ambassador from each University to promote EU careers and make students on campus to be aware of the vast variety of job opportunities the EU Institutions have to offer. The Ambassadors will be trained for the tasks. The position is unpaid but the expenses will be covered. This is a great opportunity to make connections, network and get information about EU careers. Interested candidates complete an online application – from 24 February to 24 March 2017. You find more information about this opportunity and how to apply from here.

20.2.2017 News

Learn effective techniques for scientific information retrieval

030008P Information skills for foreign degree students (1 ECTS) is aimed at the international degree students of science and technology. You will learn the different phases of information retrieval process and the basic techniques of scientific information retrieval, find the most important reference databases of their discipline and know how to evaluate information sources and retrieval results.

13.2.2017 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. Workshop will be held by Nannette Ripmeester, Expertise in Labour Mobility and organised by Academic Affairs.

13.2.2017 News

Applying for an extended study period

Students who have begun their studies after 1st of August, 2005, have a limited study period. If a student’s normative degree studies period is coming to its end while the student has not completed studies required for the degree, the student may apply for an extended study period. Faculty’s Chief Academic Officer submits the application to the Vice Rector for Education Helka-Liisa Hentilä, who makes decisions on extended periods. The extension must be applied for by the end of March, if the right to study expires on the 31st of July, and by the end of October if the study expires on the 31st of December. Guidelines and forms to apply for an extended study period can be found from UO’s web page. Read more.

13.2.2017 News

Student exchange infodesk moving from Student center to TellUs International Avenue

Opening of the new Student exchange infodesk is held on Thursday Feb 16 at 13-15. Come and hear information on international internships and on next academic year’s Erasmus exchange possibilities. Student exchange info at International Avenue will be available starting Feb 21 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10-12. Welcome!

13.2.2017 News

Maintenance break in WebOodi Tue 14.2. 9-11

A new WebOodi version 4.4. will be installed on Tue 14.2.2017. Due to installation there is a maintenance break on 9-11 am.  During installation WebOodi is out of service. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.

6.2.2017 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. Workshop will be held by Nannette Ripmeester, Expertise in Labour Mobility and organised by Academic Affairs.

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.