Current issues for students

18.5.2018 News

Give course feedback - win iPad

Spring's 2018 teaching periods are coming to an end and now is the time to give feedback on all the actual teaching to which you have participated.

17.5.2018 News

Linnanmaa shared campus progresses

Alakyläntie leading to Linnanmaa will be provided with bus lanes in both directions, and a cycle quality street will be built between Linnanmaa and the city centre.

4.5.2018 News

Exam user survey and current issues in Aquarium exams

Answer to a Exam user survey and win a 100 € giftcard! See opening hours of the electronic exam room during the summer and other current issues on Aquarium exams webpage.

27.4.2018 News

Oulun yliopisto joins the Harassment free Finland campaign

Experiences of bullying and harassment among University of Oulu students were examined in December 2017, as a part of a study conducted by the Faculty of Education. Based on the initial information in February, a majority of the respondents feel that they have not received sufficient information about how to act or whom to turn to if they encounter bullying or harassment: The full results of the study are still being analyzed.

27.4.2018 News

Sports Bulletin 3/2018

Info on cycling challenge, Summer Program etc.

26.4.2018 News

KELA: Reminder for students to check their income for 2017 and return overpaid financial aid

The deadline for returning financial aid voluntarily for 2017 is 31 May 2018. Financial aid recipients can now check Kela’s e-service for preliminary information on their 2017 income which counts towards financial aid.

23.4.2018 News

G -corridor out off use May 2nd to August 31st

Due to contruction work, the G-corridor is out off use during May 2nd and August 31st.

Alternative passage ways are on the map attached (only in Finnish).

18.4.2018 News

University of Oulu Summer School 2018

The University of Oulu arranges summer courses during the summer. Summer studies are organised by the faculties of the University of Oulu and the Summer University of Northern Ostrobothnia. See Summer Courses 2018 here.

16.4.2018 News

New teaching premises planned

New premises will be created by modifying or rearranging existing space. In addition, new premises have been planned on the west side of Linnanmaa along the present ATK-katu.

12.4.2018 News

Kilometrikisa cycling challenge for students and staff 2018

Join the Kilometrikisa (kilometre challenge) between May 1 and September 22!

10.4.2018 News

Reminder! What is your future career path?

Dear student,

You have been invited to participate in the Universum’s Career Test 2018. By responding, you receive an in-depth analysis of your career profile and support the operation of the Red Cross.


6.4.2018 News


This spring we are organizing the first ever national campaign for Students’ Mental Health Day!

The mental health day is on Wednesday 18 April and the campaign around it will run from 9 to 20 April 2018. The purpose is to spark debate on students’ mental health and invite all to participate in the campaign for mental well-being! This year’s campaign theme is compassion.

4.4.2018 News

KELA's pop up office at Linnanmaa 10.4. and at Kontinkangas 12.4.

KELA opens a pop up -office at Linnanmaa April 10th at 10.00 to 13.00, the main hall and at Kontinkangas April 12th at 10.00 to 13.00, the main building Aapistie 5. The officers will help you with any questions you may have concerning students' financial aid.

27.3.2018 News

Do you recognize your strengths as an employee?

Do you know which employers share values with you? What are your strengths? What skills employers seek? Participate Universum's carees test...

22.3.2018 News

Change in the criteria for student financial aid satisfactory academic progress

Under the new criteria, the entire period of study will be considered when assessing academic progress, and any higher education studies will count towards meeting the criteria. The change will bring improvements for students who are completing several higher education degrees at the same time. Also any unfinished studies and the months of financial aid related to them will be taken into account when assessing academic progress.

21.3.2018 News

Internship in FutureFactory challenge competition

Future Factory challenge competition is searching for an eager and active student.

14.3.2018 News

Apply for FITech Summer Boost 2018!

FITech Summer Boost is suitable for all students studying at the University of Oulu. Summer Boost is designed primarily for students from study year III onwards. FITech Summer Boost is a great fit for students of different backgrounds, for instance Information Technology and Autonomous systems, Cleantech, Electrical engineering, Industrial Design, User-oriented Design and Architecture, Finance or Industrial Engineering and Management.

14.3.2018 News

ArcticCube opens at Tellus Innovation Arena

Thule Institute has opened an ArcticCube, located at the Tellus Innovation Arena in the heart of the University of Oulu's Linnanmaa campus area, for

13.3.2018 News

University of Oulu Summer School 2018

The University of Oulu arranges summer courses during the summer. Summer studies are organised by the faculties of the University of Oulu and the Summer University of Northern Ostrobothnia. Please notice that the registration for the summer courses might start later this Spring. See Summer Courses 2018 here.

8.3.2018 News

EU Careers Ambassadors programme - application deadline 23 March

The EU Careers Ambassadors programme plays an important role in targeting talented young people on campus and making them aware of the vast variety of job opportunities the EU Institutions have to offer. This programme has been running for the past four years and over which time it has grown from strength to strength.

6.3.2018 News

Stressed out? What happened to the free time?


Workshops for students, with the focus on: 1) stress and how to manage it – how does stress (or recovering from it) affect studying? 2) the balance between studies and free time – how to work in support of your well-being?


Wednesday 14.3. at 9-11: Stress and recovery

Thursday 29.3. at 12-14: Balancing everyday life and studies


Study psychologist trainee Hilla Marin


Tellus – Frost Club

Let me know you’re coming:

2.3.2018 News

Welcome to Oulu School of Architecture!

Oulu School of Architecture, known as Lafka, moves to new facilities.

1.3.2018 News

A new type of meeting place is taking shape in the Botanical Gardens

The Gardens' greenhouses will be closed temporarily because of remodelling work. Ski holidaymakers will still have a fine opportunity to visit the greenhouses during the winter holiday in week 10.