Current issues for students
On Tuesday all the service points of IT Administration will be closed at 12.
Come to meet study psychologist at Tellus on this week’s Wednesday!
The University of Oulu has over 1,500 international students. Although many of them are here on a temporary basis, they want to learn the local language.
On Tuesday, 15th of October during the afternoon there was an unfortunate error in the Tuudo mobile app. Error caused a breach of information security for one student. What happened was an unintended exposure of information, caused by a human mistake. The error was identified immediately, and it was fixed within two minutes of the occurrence.
The digitalisation of the campuses is progressing quickly. In addition to applications that facilitate work and studies, technology has been integrated in restaurants and toilets.
Come and find out about the possibilities to study or do an internship abroad at Study Abroad Fair on October 29 at 10-13 in Tellus Linnanmaa!
At the fair, you can talk with students who have been on exchange or done an internship abroad and with students currently on exchange in the University of Oulu. There will also be general info stands representing opportunities for student exchange and internships abroad. You can more specific information, for example, about how to apply and what are your options and destinations available for you.
In addition to the Study Abroad Fair, there will be two general info sessions held on the same day:
Info about student exchange: October 29,14:00-14:30 in lecture hall L2
Info about internships abroad: October 29.,14:30-15:00 in lecture hall L2
The Urasampo project is offering two free webinars this week: LinkedIn Job Hunting and Creating an Impressive CV.
FPA: 13,200 higher education students have received a request for information about academic progress
Students who do not meet the minimum credit requirement for financial aid have received a request for further information. The deadline for replying to the request is 25 October 2019. The most convenient way to reply is to use Kela’s e-service.
The Equality and Diversity Committee of the University of Oulu has given the 2019 Equality and Diversity Award to former doctoral researcher Vasiliki Mylonopoulou and Management Assistant Pia Askonen.
The number of electronic exams has increased by half from last year. The electronic exam is a lighter process than the pen and paper exam.
On Thursday 10.10.2019 starting at 9.00 a.m. there will be a service break in WebOodi.
Guest of this week’s Storytime will be Minna Komu, the Network Director for OuluHealth.
Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively and convincingly? There will be interaction training workshops on the second Monday of every month at Tellus Kontinkangas.
Student or doctoral student, do you need support and motivation in defining your career path? Do you want to discuss work life and studies with an experienced professional? Apply for the University of Oulu Mentoring Programme, application deadline October 4th at 14.00
Five vendors enable 156 laptops to be lent.
In Storytime events you will hear stories from people who have done a remarkable career in the field of medicine. Storytime takes place almost weekly on Wednesdays at Tellus Kontinkangas.
The Nobel Prizes will be announced in Stockholm in the next month.
Dreaming of your own clinic? Need tips for starting your own business? A business developer is available on the first Wednesday of every month at Tellus Kontinkangas.
Kickstart is a business idea competition organized by Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu Vocational College and University of Oulu.
Do you need some tips for time management, study techniques or stress management? Study psychologist will conduct workshops on the first Tuesday of every month at Tellus Kontinkangas.
The University of Oulu Career Services offers working life related workshops for students at Tellus Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas.
The university’s strategy is currently being updated to take into account changes in the operating environment. All eight faculties have written their own strategy.
Call for applications for exchanges to destinations outside Europe is open 1-15 October for exchange destinations in Australia, Canada and United States and ISEP Program destinations. The exchanges are for either Autumn 2020 or Spring 2021.
The deadline for applications is Oct 15, 2019 at 23:59 by which time the applications including all application enclosures should be submitted in the University of Oulu SoleMOVE online application system at https://saas.solenovo.fi/solemove/ Students log in to SoleMOVE with their University of Oulu personal account. 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: https://www.oulu.fi/university/exchanges-outside-europe
We will organise an infosession about the application round on Mon Sept 30 at 14-15 in room L10. More information also available at https://www.oulu.fi/forstudents/exchanges-outside-europe or international.office(at) oulu.fi
People who have done a remarkable career in the field of medicine will come to share their stories with students in Tellus Kontinkangas on Wednesdays.