Current issues for students

17.3.2020 News

Electronic exams cancelled

University of Oulu has decided to close its campuses from students in accordance with the guidelines from the Government of Finland. For this reason electronic exams are cancelled 18.3.-13.4. 

17.3.2020 News

Kela has taken steps to prepare for a corona virus epidemic - securing the processing and payment of benefits given priority

Kela strives to limit the spread of the corona virus among its customers and personnel.

16.3.2020 News

The University of Oulu moves to distance learning and campuses will be closed from students

 

The University of Oulu will switch entirely to distance learning and close its campuses from students, in accordance with the guidelines from the Government of Finland. Closure of premises takes effect on Wednesday, March 18, and will last until April 13.

16.3.2020 News

Academic Affairs Service Teams and Counselling services are serving remotely

Because of the Corona virus situation the physical distance between people is recommended. Academic Affairs Service Points are closed until further notice. However, you can easily handle all the study related issues with Service Team members over the phone or online.  In addition counselling services are also serving remotely.

16.3.2020 News

Some computer premises are closed

Because of the corona situation the cleaning of the premises of the university is intensified and the resources are concentrated on core areas and to risk sections. In practice this means that some of the computer premises and laptop vendors have to be closed for the present.

16.3.2020 News

Tellus events taking place in March will be cancelled

All events produced by Tellus will be cancelled until the beginning of April to prevent the spreading of corona virus. The cancelled events are St.

16.3.2020 News

Become an expert of intellectual property rights (IPR)

Copyrights, patents and trademarks are in the news almost daily. Know-how from intellectual property (IP) rights is an important part of working life skills.

16.3.2020 News

Electronic exams available with exceptional arrangements

For now, electronic exam system Exam is used with exceptional arrangements. Some of the exam computers have been decommissioned on both campuses so that only about every other machine is in use. Restrictions have also been done to exam starting times to arrange enhanced cleaning in the exam rooms. 

16.3.2020 News

Coronavirus – coping with anxiety

 

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. You can seek help from the following links.

15.3.2020 News

Remote connection to network drives

You can get a connection to the university's network drives, among others, to your personal home directory from outside the network with OpenVPN Connect client.

 

13.3.2020 News

ICT Service Point is working remotely

Because of the corona virus situation, we are working remotely for the present.

13.3.2020 News

Coronavirus follow-up, decision-making and communication

University corona preparedness team is constantly monitoring the situation and the instructions given by authorities and cooperates with regional authorities such as the Hospital District, the Regional State Administrative Agency and the City of Oulu. The preparedness team meets every day at 13:00 and makes decisions and instructions on the university's activities based on the information received. The guidelines will be communicated to the university community and published on the coronavirus monitoring page.

13.3.2020 News

People who have been potentially exposed to coronavirus have been carefully mapped

Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District announced on March 12th 2020 that a total of 17 students have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

12.3.2020 News

Coronavirus COVID-19: Detailed guidelines on 12.3.2020

University of Oulu has updated guidelines concerning the Coronavirus COVID-19.

12.3.2020 News

17 students of the University of Oulu diagnosed with the coronavirus infection

At the University of Oulu 17 students have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection (COVID-19), as confirmed by Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District (PPSHP). All diagnoses were confirmed on Thursday, March 12.

11.3.2020 News

Instructions regarding coronavirus

In early 2020, a new outbreak of COVID-19 caused by the new coronavirus began in China and has spread to more than 100 countries worldwide. Stay at home when ill and take care of hand hygiene.

10.3.2020 News

More than 3,000 courses already available on Moodle – Optima to be retired in summer

The University of Oulu has been using Moodle for a year now, and the system has accumulated more than 15,000 users. The previous system Optima will be fully decommissioned in the summer.

10.3.2020 News

Oulu University Library units will be closed in July

Pegasus Library will be closed from June 29 to August 2, 2020. The closure is due to the implementation of the new library system and renovation work in the library premises.

10.3.2020 News

Job search workshop at Tellus Linnanmaa

Want to know how and where to find a job? Career Services workshop takes place on 16.3 at Tellus Linnanmaa. This workshop will be all about the job search process.

9.3.2020 News

The summer courses of the faculties 2020 has been published

The summer courses of the faculties 2020 has been published

9.3.2020 News

Webropol environment have been changed

The survey tool Webropol is located in new address and environment. Previous environment with separate usernames and passwords on address webropol.com will end entirely 31st May 2020 as a service of University of Oulu. 

4.3.2020 News

Corona virus COVID-19: Updated instructions on the 4th of March, 2020

University of Oulu has updated it’s instructions concerning corona virus COVID-19: Due to increased risk of disease's spreading and it’s risk to employees’ health, the employees and students of University of Oulu may not travel to epidemic area. Employees and students returning from epidemic area are required to work/study remotely for a period of 14 days after return. University of Oulu does not receive visitors from epidemic areas for the time being.

NB! See updated instructions regarding coronavirus on https://www.oulu.fi/university/coronavirus    

4.3.2020 News

Learn about light entrepreneurship 25.3. in Linnanmaa Campus

Have you considered productizing your own expertise and selling professional services? Would light entrepreneurship be the right option for you?

27.2.2020 News

Current information concerning the coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 has caused cases of pneumonia in many countries. Most infected people have mild symptoms. Two cases of infection have been found in Finland (26.2.). However, the risk of infection remains extremely low in Finland.

NB! See updated instructions regarding coronavirus on https://www.oulu.fi/university/coronavirus