Current issues for students

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:1 June – 26 June open Mon-Fri 10–15 (Sat-Sun closed).

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.

3.6.2020 News

Apply for Proof-of-Concept funding

Have you got an idea for a new product or service? Want to explore its business opportunities and functionality? Take advantage of Proof-of-Concept (PoC) funding!

3.6.2020 News

Changes to study right principles 1st of August

Education rector has decided on the following changes to University of Oulu study right principles based on Education Management Board's recommendations. Changes take effect 1st of August 2020. More detailed information available at the websites listed below. 

2.6.2020 News

Oulu city campus provides excellent opportunities for everyday exercise

Students’ everyday exercise can be promoted through community planning by locating student housing at a suitable distance from the campus. It would be easy for students living in the city area to travel to and from the new campus using muscle power.

1.6.2020 News

University campuses are now open for students on a restricted basis

The university campuses and services have been opened for students from 1 June 2020. Students can access campuses with their personal 24/7 access card from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm by using certain doors. Library lending activities and Tellus are also open. 

29.5.2020 News

Libraries open on 1 June with limited opening hours and services

Pegasus Library and Medical Library are open 1 June – 26 June Mon–Fri from 10am to 3pm, Sat–Sun closed.

28.5.2020 News

Traineeship support available for traineeships in Finland

You can get financial support for your traineeship in Finland. Application period continues. 

28.5.2020 News

Uniresta’s food van service – student meals-on-wheels operates three days a week in June

In June the van runs a route through Linnanmaa – Alppila – Tuira – Raksila on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

27.5.2020 News

Update your Zoom application

From Monday, June 1 2020, only latest versions (5.0 and later) of the Zoom application will continue working. Older applications doesn’t work after that anymore. All users should update Zoom by themselves on their own personal machines and possible mobile devices.  See the following instructions for checking and updating Zoom application, if needed.

20.5.2020 News

Stress scale

Stress is a natural feeling of not being able to cope with specific demands and events.

19.5.2020 News

Webinar: Patenting - when and why?

Have you thought patenting of your own invention? When would be the correct time? What benefits patenting will give?  

12.5.2020 News

Important information for students: Apply now for financial aid for the summer months

Students can get financial aid in the summer, provided that they will be studying during the summer months.

11.5.2020 News

Relaxation of coronavirus arrangements

In accordance with government policy, the University of Oulu will partially relax the emergency arrangements made because of coronavirus from 14 May.

8.5.2020 News

Erkki Koiso-Kanttila Street will be closed to public transportation on 1 June 2020

Erkki Koiso-Kanttila Street will be closed to public transport due to the stop site on June 1, 2020. The estimated completion date of the stop site is August 2020.

7.5.2020 News

Clear improvement in the Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey results with an amazing response rate

The University of Oulu improved its results on key questions of the Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey in 2019.