Current issues for students

14.1.2020 News

Vaihtohaku kaukokohteisiin 15.-31.1.2020

Call for applications for exchanges to destinations outside Europe is open 15-31 January for exchange destinations in Asia, South America, Russia and the US, FIRST programme destinations in Russia and north2north programme destinations in Canada and the US. The exchanges are for either Autumn 2020 or Spring 2021.

The deadline for applications is Jan 31, 2020 at 23:59 by which time the applications including all application enclosures should be submitted. Please note, that late applications will not be considered.

Please see the call for applications for more detailed information on the application process and the destinations included in this application round:

Join us in our infosession about the application round on Wed Jan 15 at 14-15 in room L2 and ask more in our Meet and ask us info in Tellus Cafe on Tues, Jan 21 at 10-11.30.

More information also available at or

13.1.2020 News

Support for traineeship is available

Work, traineeship and theses work placement advertisements in Finland and abroad addressed to the University of Oulu can be seen on this website.

13.1.2020 News

Permanent parking ban on the north side of Biologintie

According to the title, the city of Oulu has today set up a parking ban on the north side of Biologintie.   Premises and security services

10.1.2020 News

The Quiet Room on the Linnanmaa campus

The Quiet Room of the University of Oulu on the Linnanmaa campus has moved into room FY1042.

7.1.2020 News

Story Time event series begins at Linnanmaa

Story Time events bring interesting career stories on stage and inspire people to find their path one faculty at a time.

7.1.2020 News

The basic printing quota for the spring term

4 € has been added into your printing quota if you have printed during the autumn term.

31.12.2019 News

Changes in the use of parking spaces with heating outlets in Linnanmaa in 2020

In the old system, permits for parking spaces with heating outlets expired at the end of the heating season, on 15 April, after which the spaces could be used by anyone.

30.12.2019 News

Changes to the use of unheated parking spaces at the Linnanmaa campus starting from 1 January 2020

A new practice concerning unheated parking spaces controlled by the University of Oulu will be introduced at the Linnanmaa campus on 1 January 2020.  The new practice aims to ensure that the unheat

20.12.2019 News

Apply to become a Student Tutor/ Kummi

Faculties/ programmes recruit student tutors for new students for the following academic year 2020-2021.

16.12.2019 News

Financial aid payments stopped for 3,000 higher education students

Kela assesses the academic progress of higher education students on a yearly basis.

16.12.2019 News

Info for Swedish language course 2020

Languages and communication offers a voluntary course in Swedish, Tala med! (901025A), starting 10th of January.  Sign up in Weboodi.

12.12.2019 News

Restaurants' opening hours during the turn of the year

Here you can find a listing of the opening hours of campus restaurants by Uniresta and Juvenes.

11.12.2019 News

Changes to Kela’s phone numbers in Finnish and Swedish as of 21 January 2020

In January, Kela’s phone numbers in Finnish and Swedish will change. The change concerns the phone services for individual customers.

11.12.2019 News

Andy does not see the lack of Finnish skills as an obstacle to employment: “If you can demonstrate your skills, companies will go out of their way to have you”

International students Andy Alorwu and Anastasia Corjan have found employment in Finland during their studies. The government wants to support the employment of international students as well.

10.12.2019 News

University's IT Services in Facebook

IT Services of the university is also in Facebook. Like our page OY IT-palvelut and get the fresh news on your news feed!

29.11.2019 News

Access restriction at Pallopiha from 2 December to 13 December

The construction site in the north-western part of the Linnanmaa campus causes changes by blocking the entrances.

26.11.2019 News

New intranet for university’s personnel

New intranet for the university’s personnel, Patio, will be launched December 

25.11.2019 News

Tellus will be closed on Thursday and Friday due to 5G Cyber Security Hackathon

The first ever 5G Cyber Security Hackathon will be organized in Tellus this weekend (November 29th to December 1st).

8.11.2019 News

Award for a student for giving course feedback during spring term 2019

In spring term 2019, the teaching periods 3 and 4 were during (7.1.2019 - 8.3.2019 and 11.3.2019 - 10.5.2019) and until 31.7.2019

8.11.2019 News

Festival of Cultures will be celebrated on the 12th of November

Festival of Cultures will celebrate the internationality of our university again on the 12th of November from 10 to 4 in Tellus.

6.11.2019 News

Tour of Oulu ICT companies, Friday Nov 15th - registration is open!

This is an invitation to all international students in the field of ICT!  

1.11.2019 News

University’s student recruitment fair Abipäivät will host almost 5500 upper secondary school students

Abipäivät will be held at Linnanmaa campus on Wednesday 6th of November and on Thursday 7th of November. Please note that the campus will be busy. Restaurant Napa is reserved for the event visitors.

30.10.2019 News

How to start a company? Business Advisors will help You

How to start a company?   Do You have an idea or a hobby that is transforming to a company?