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What has the year 2020 taught me?

The year has been different, and it has required everyone to adapt. During all the difficulties and challenges, we take care of each other.

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FSHS is coming – are you ready?

The Act on healthcare for students in higher education will take effect on 1 January 2021, whether you are ready or not. As a student in University of Applied Sciences the act will introduce Finnish Student Health Service FSHS into your life.

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What does the executive board of OSAKO do? Part 3: Social Policy and Educational Policy

In the last part of our blog series we get a glimpse of the tasks of board members responsible for social policy and educational policy. Would you like to be the next “sopo” or “kopo” of OSAKO in 2021?

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What does the executive board of OSAKO do? Part 2: Events, sustainable development, tutoring and international affairs

Are you interested in organizing events or tutoring? How about wellbeing of students or developing education? Could you be a part of OSAKO’s executive board for the year 2021?

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What does the executive board of OSAKO do? Part 1: Chairperson and Vice-chairperson

Could you be a part of executive board of your student union – as a student, for students? You can now apply to executive board of OSAKO for the year 2021.

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Exchange in Belgium, Brussels

Hello! I’m Teijo, 22 years old, and I study international business for the second year. I decided to go for exchange for this Autumn despite of the challenging situation!

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Appeal to stop the spread of coronavirus – OSAKO won’t organize Osakoween, changes in service hours

UAS rectors and student unions appeal to students to stop the spread of coronavirus. We can all reduce the risk of campuses being closed because of corona. Read the appeal in Oiva or at:...

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Deadline for becoming a candidate for the representatives’ elections got postponed – new deadline is 12 October at 4 PM

For the last couple of weeks, you have had a chance to become a candidate for the election of council of representatives. In the elections members of OSAKO choose 25 members and 25 vice-members as...

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Memberships of the last semester expire at the end of September – Renew your membership in

OSAKO’s memberships for last year are valid only until the end of September. You can renew your membership easily in If...

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Election notice 2020: OSAKO election of body of representatives

Student union of Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OSAKO) notices that the election of the body of representatives shall be conducted electrically from 28th of October to 4th of November....

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Congratulations to Teacher of the Year 2020 Aira Vähärautio and Student of the Year 2020 Lea Lorenz!

Teacher of the Year 2020 Senior lecturer of social services Aira Vähärautio has been chosen as the Teacher of the Year 2020. People who suggested her had for example the following...

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Opening fair of Preludi is postponed, evening event will be organized with special arrangements

Opening fair of Preludi will be organized later Student union OSAKO has decided to postpone Opening fair of Preludi event. We want to offer a quality event for our students and partners and make...

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