Cur­rent topics from Oulu

Ouluhalli arena and its surroundings photographed from the air. The roof of Ouluhalli has been coloured blue and violet with lights, and the degree sign of Oulu brand has also been created on the roof with lights.

What are we doing in Oulu – and bey­ond? Read the latest news and articles about dif­fe­rent aspects of our city.

Right now in Oulu

Brea­king news! Anot­her won­der­ful example of Oulu’s visi­bi­li­ty in inter­na­tio­nal media due to our win­ter cycling cul­tu­re and cycling infra­struc­tu­re.

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The Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu is rec­rui­ting 98 doc­to­ral researc­hers as part of the new doc­to­ral educa­tion pilot fun­ded by the Fin­nish Mini­stry of Educa­tion and Cul­tu­re.

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Ger­man air­li­ne Luft­han­sa is set to con­ti­nue its direct flights between Munich and Oulu for the upco­ming sum­mer sea­son. Addi­tio­nal­ly, win­ter flights will extend into the next win­ter, establis­hing this his­to­ric rou­te as a year-round con­nec­tion.


A Ger­man educa­tio­nal tra­vel group visi­ted Oulu. The col­la­bo­ra­tion with the city of Oulu pro­vi­ded the group of teac­hers with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to fami­lia­rize them­sel­ves with the Fin­nish school sys­tem.

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Wor­king in the Fin­nish city of Oulu lets you build a life that looks like you. Befo­re, during and after work.

Choo­se your own path

Stu­dents are very inte­res­ted in Oulu’s gene­ral deve­lop­ment and want Oulu to con­ti­nue deve­lo­ping. The city of Oulu col­lec­ted stu­dents’ views on deve­lo­ping a bet­ter city.

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Are you har­bou­ring a tech busi­ness idea but not qui­te rea­dy to take the leap into ent­repre­neurs­hip? Star­tup Pro­gram Mana­ger Vie­ra Karam pre­sents five steps to beco­ming a star­tup ent­repre­neur.

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Eduar­do Acos­ta, ori­gi­nal­ly from Colom­bia, is researc­hing circu­lar eco­no­my at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu. He is also an Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu Ambas­sa­dor.

Learn more about Eduar­do’s life

Oulu Uni­ver­si­ty’s adjunct pro­fes­sor and senior researc­her Gui­do Giun­ti, the lea­der of the Digi­tal The­ra­peu­tics (DTx) research group, has been awar­ded with the Glo­bal Patient Inno­va­tor Award,

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Sara stu­died her master´s degree in Envi­ron­men­tal Engi­nee­ring at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu. She is cur­rent­ly wor­king in KONE as a mate­rial specia­list.

Read more about Sara’s life

Beat­riz Roc­ha, 25, came here to do her master’s degree in Lear­ning, Educa­tion and Tech­no­lo­gy. Cur­rent­ly, she works as a Mar­ke­ting Trai­nee at Business­Oulu.

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Medical stu­dent Jer­ry Ngu­yen has been awar­ded Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu’s Stu­dent of the Year 2023. Ngu­yen sup­ports the stu­dent com­mu­ni­ty with stu­dy tips and cheers up the stu­dent com­mu­ni­ty by being spon­ta­neous and ini­tia­ti­ve.

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The Mega­Match­ma­king, a pre­mier rec­ruit­ment fair whe­re rec­rui­ters and job­see­kers have an oppor­tu­ni­ty to inte­ract, was held on the 14th of Sep­tem­ber at Tul­li­sal­li in Oulu. One of the major high­lights of the event was the panel discus­sion.

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Nada Abass is ori­gi­nal­ly from Egypt and cur­rent­ly living in Fin­land. Nada’s jour­ney took a fasci­na­ting turn when she had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to beco­me a Com­mu­nica­tion Trai­nee at Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu.

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Pava­ni, Sara, Edu­ra­do and Jun are Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu ambas­sa­dors 2023.

Get a glimp­se of their thoughts!

In a world full of oppor­tu­ni­ties, Luku­ma­nu Iddrisu’s remar­kable jour­ney took him from the vibrant streets of Gha­na to the unique city of Vaa­sa, Fin­land.

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Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu is a place at Busi­ness­A­se­ma that col­lects dif­fe­rent gui­dance ser­vices for inter­na­tio­nal newco­mers, immi­grants and com­pa­nies that rec­ruit inter­na­tio­nal people under the same roof. Welco­me to visit!

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Jun Naka­mu­ra is ori­gi­nal­ly from Japan. Cur­rent­ly, he stu­dies MSc. in Inter­na­tio­nal Busi­ness Mana­ge­ment at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu.

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Inter­na­tio­nal House Oulu brings toget­her gui­dance and coun­sel­ling ser­vices for inter­na­tio­nal cus­to­mers on a single-win­dow basis under one roof, says Coor­di­na­tor Riku­pek­ka Lei­no­nen.

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She­fat Islam is ori­gi­nal­ly from Bah­rain. Cur­rent­ly, she is a com­mu­nica­tions intern and stu­dies MSc. in Mar­ke­ting at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oulu.

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Are you loo­king for work? Plen­ty of jobs can be found in Oulu and near­by region for metal industry pro­fes­sio­nals. Be the next to get a job in the metal industry!

Take a look at We love metal

Oulu is the first loca­tion in Euro­pe whe­re Silicon Val­ley star­tup Alif Semicon­duc­tor has establis­hed a pre­sence. Why did the firm deci­de to come to Oulu after set­ting up two offices in Cali­for­nia, one in Sin­ga­po­re and one in Ban­ga­lo­re, India?

Read Neil Jack­son’s answers

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A person wearing a white shirt and black pants is skateboarding in a skate park decorated with colourful graffiti underneath a blue sky. The person is in the middle of a trick, and the skateboard is rolling around under their feet.

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