News & Events

Join Us for the Legen­da­ry Board Games and Networ­king Night!

Are you rea­dy to level up your social game? Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu, in part­ners­hip with Bloom Fin­land, is hap­py to invi­te you to our month­ly Board Games and Networ­king Night!

Cha­sing Stars: Navi­ga­ting the Path to Your Dreams

Dear rea­ders, allow me to sha­re my jour­ney – a voy­age fue­led by pas­sion and curio­si­ty. My name is Rabia and I am a pro­fes­sio­nal cer­ti­fied teac­her from Pakis­tan.

Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu 1 Year Celebra­tion

We at Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu (IHO) celebra­ted our one year anni­ver­sa­ry with a memo­rable event that high­ligh­ted its achie­ve­ments and cont­ri­bu­tions over the past year.

Roll the Dice and Make a Friend – This May at IH Oulu

Rea­dy for anot­her round of board games and networ­king? Join us on May 15th, 2024, for anot­her fan­tas­tic board game night!

From Slo­va­kia to Fin­land: The Expe­rience of Tomas Sle­sar in Oulu

Tomas Sle­sar, a 37-year-old Slo­va­kian nati­ve, has been living in Oulu for 14 years. Coming from the nort­hern parts of Slo­va­kia, Tomas found him­self grappling with the unfa­mi­lia­ri­ty of Fin­nish sum­mers and how the sun never went down and struggled with slee­ping at first.

What pro­jects and associa­tions rela­ted to immi­grants are avai­lable in the Oulu region?

This web­pa­ge lists pro­jects rela­ted to immi­grants resi­ding in the Oulu region. More infor­ma­tion can be found on each project’s web­si­te.

Strong inte­rest in inter­na­tio­nal way of thin­king – Fin­ger­soft builds inter­na­tio­nal home

Because games are fun, crea­ting them should be enjo­y­able too. This is the ideo­lo­gy behind Fingersoft’s cul­tu­re and way of doing things. Fin­ger­soft is one of the most well-known names in the racing gen­re of mobi­le games.

Fin­nish Wor­king Life and Cul­tu­re

Are you star­ting a job in a Fin­nish com­pa­ny? Are you alrea­dy wor­king in one, or are you just curious about Fin­nish wor­king life, and Fin­nish wor­king cul­tu­re in gene­ral?

Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu 1 Year Anni­ver­sa­ry

Join us as we celebra­te the 1‑year anni­ver­sa­ry of Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu.

Pur­suing Dreams from Brazil: Eduardo’s Path of Gra­ti­tu­de

Eduar­do Tomi­na­ga is a PhD stu­dent at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu, con­duc­ting research on wire­less com­mu­nica­tions as part of the 6G Flags­hip team. He’s ori­gi­nal­ly from Flo­ria­no­po­lis, Brazil, an island off the coast of Brazil’s main­land.

Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu Celebra­tes Its One Year Anni­ver­sa­ry – Birth­day Celebra­tions Throug­hout All of April

Celebra­ting its birth­day month, Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu is mar­king its one-year jour­ney in sty­le throug­hout April. All city resi­dents are welco­me to join the fes­ti­vi­ties.

Rea­dy to Roll? Join Us for Board Games and Networ­king on April 10th!

Are you rea­dy to get your board game and networ­king on? We’re back it again, with anot­her one of our amazing board game nights and networ­king on the 10th of April 2024!

Sha­re Your IHOu­lu Moment and WIN a 40€ Gift Card!

Sha­re your sto­ries and expe­riences with us for a chance to win a 40€ gift card.

Embracing Oulu: A Texan’s Tale of Growth, Chal­len­ges, and Success

Adrian Cana­les is ori­gi­nal­ly from Texas, USA. He has been living and cal­ling Oulu his home for ele­ven years. Cur­rent­ly he is a com­mu­nica­tions intern at Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu.

Why learn Fin­nish, or should I learn it at all?

Have you just arri­ved in Fin­land, and you are pon­de­ring if you should learn the Fin­nish lan­gua­ge to find a job? Or have you been here for a whi­le, and you have encoun­te­red chal­len­ges in the job mar­ket due to limi­ted lan­gua­ge skills?

Buil­ding Bonds: The Rise of Game Nights at Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu 

Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu has been buil­ding its pre­sence almost for a year now. One cor­ners­to­ne of IH Oulu’s acti­vi­ties has been offe­ring a plat­form for various events.  

Steps to Success: BusinessOulu’s Inter­na­tio­nal Career Day

This event pre­sents an excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ty for inter­na­tio­nal stu­dents and other job­see­kers to gain valuable insights, tips, and hear ins­pi­ring career sto­ries from Business­Oulu emplo­yees with inter­na­tio­nal backgrounds.

Welco­me to the Volun­teer Work Oppor­tu­ni­ties Fair!

The event is for tho­se who want to learn more about volun­tee­ring, meet orga­niza­tions that pro­vi­de such oppor­tu­ni­ties, and hear tips and success sto­ries from expe­rienced volun­teers.

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