Current issues for students

18.9.2018 News

The President of Germany visits the University on Wednesday

There will be some restrictions in accessing certain areas in Linnanmaa.

14.9.2018 News

Building work of Tellus Kontinkangas begins

Tellus at the Kontinkangas campus will be ready by Fall 2019.

14.9.2018 News

Broaden your horizons - go on Erasmus exchange!

Application round for Erasmus exchanges for Spring 2019 opens on September 15, 2018. The call includes Erasmus exchange opportunities in Europe and Nordplus exchange opportunities in the Nordic countries. Contact your Faculty exchange coordinator for more information on your Faculty's application period and available destinations. Read more about Erasmus and Nordplus exchanges.

13.9.2018 News

Nyyti’s chat platform for the exchange of thoughts and ideas

Welcome to Nyyti’s chat platform for the exchange of thoughts and ideas between you and your fellow students. The chats will cover subjects surrounding issues that affect student’s daily lives but you are welcome to ask questions about anything that is bothering you for an open exchange of ideas.

12.9.2018 News

Bike parks at Virransilta out of use starting from 17th September

Bike parks at east and west side of Virransilta are out of use starting from 17.9.2018 due to construction work and maintenance traffic.

12.9.2018 News

Apply to become Alumni Ambassador; application period open until September 17th at 12.00 (noon)

Alumni Ambassadors represent the University of Oulu on social media, webinars, study fairs and other events. Your main task is to share your experience as a UniOulu student with prospective students..

10.9.2018 News

Sports courses star this week

Most of the sports courses ( will start this week.

Now there are more dance courses and yoga courses than ever in Linnanmaa.

7.9.2018 News

Order a library card and use 24/7 study rooms

Remember to order a library card in advance.
With a Campus card you can study round the clock in the 24/7 Campus facilities.

6.9.2018 News

Oodi service break on Monday 24.9.

There will be a whole day service break for WebOodi on Monday 24.9.2018 starting at 9.00 a.m. Note that also all Oodi related systems do not function properly.

6.9.2018 News

FITech network university offers a wide selection of studies in technology

FITech studies in technology are available to students at the University of Oulu. In the Summer Boost summer school, an automated vessel for collecting blue-green algae was partly developed by a student of Oulu University.

6.9.2018 News

Safety Observation Campaign for University


In 2017 the number of accidents at work was higher than for years - a total of 93 accidents. As a comparison, in 2016 the number of accidents at work was 58 and in 2015 in total 49 accidents...

5.9.2018 News

Changes to Exam Practices

The Vice Rector of Education has made a decision “

4.9.2018 News

Temporary Juvenes restaurant Väistö opens at the former Zoological Museum

Restaurant Väistö serves customers on the first floor of the former Zoological Museum starting from 4th September.

3.9.2018 News

Bicycle parking area development project

Construction work will close the bicycle parking area in front of Linnanmaa S2 door on August 27. There will be substitute bicycle parking near R door and Tietotalo. The area will be ready for use in late September. SYK bulletin.

30.8.2018 News

All information for students will be available in one place on the university’s website

Starting from 3 September, all digital content for students can be found in one place online. The new site will be concisely called ‘For students’, and a link to it will be added in the top navigation bar of the university’s website.

30.8.2018 News

FITech network university provides studies at all Finnish universities of technology.

Info on Tuesday 4.9. at 13.15 (in Finnish)

29.8.2018 News

Entrepreneur Day BizBus on the 5th of September

Tired of biking and long bus lines?

27.8.2018 News

Changes to the laptop vendors

From the beginning of September there will be more laptops to be borrowed in the laptop vendors maintained by IT Services. Also the loan period will lengthen from three hours to four.

27.8.2018 News

Survey revealed harassment cases in university

The university will adopt a procedure of submitting an announcement of experienced bullying/harassment, with which a student or employee can submit a request to process an experienced bullying or harassment situation.

22.8.2018 News

Internet chat system IRC turns thirty

IRC has been used for 30 years. Did you know that it was developed at the University of Oulu?

21.8.2018 News

City of Oulu Internationalization scholarships

City of Oulu Internationalization Scholarships applications for the students of University of Oulu

Application period is over.

The call for applications included three different scholarships:

1. Living cost scholarship for University of Oulu International Master's programme students that have started their studies in 2018. Applicant must have achieved at least 55 ECTS during the first academic year at the University of Oulu. Number and amount of sholarships: twenty-five (25), each 4000e.

2. Scholarships for short term (under 3 months) international exchange or internship period. Applicant must be studying for a Bachelor or Master's degree at the University of Oulu, the international period must be carried out during 2019. Number and amount of scholarships: thirteen (13), each 1000e.

3. Sholarship for University of Oulu International Master's programme students for an internship in Oulu. The internship must be carried out during 2019. Number and amount of scholarships: thirty (30), each 1000e.



15.8.2018 News

Warning about phishing messages

IT Administration Services recommend both the staff and the students to be watchful with email links.

15.8.2018 News

Course registration error in WebOodi

There was an error in WebOodi course registration on Wednesday morning August 15.