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Kela approved new service network for 2021

Finnish Student Health Service FSHS and Social Insurance Institution of Finland Kela signed a contract about health care of students in higher education last week. They also confirmed the new service network for 2021.

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FSHS and universities of applied sciences students – where are we now?

What changes in FSHS 2021? Who are affected by the change? Who pays what? We gathered a little information package about current situation and progress of FSHS changes.

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Going Abroad: Austria

Our new Going Abroad blogger Janne Heinikoski shares his thoughts and feelings about going abroad for an exchange and about the application process there. Explore the amazing views of Austria during the Spring together with Janne by reading OSAKO’s blog and following Janne on Instagram.

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My first Chelsea game

I have been a Chelsea fan for a long time now, and one of my dreams has been to see Chelsea home game live at the Stamford Bridge stadium. One of my main reasons why I chose London as the place where I want to do my exchange studies was Chelsea.

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Going Abroad – to UK!

OSAKO has a new Going Abroad blogger! Going Abroad blogger is an Oamk student who is in exchange and is sharing their story and experiences during their exchange. And now, let us introduce himself!

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Start Using Your Digital Student Card on Pivo!

As a member of OSAKO you can start using your student card on Pivo! With Pivo’s digital student card you can get student priced train and bus tickets, student lunches as well as all other student benefits! You can also make sure that your student card is always with you wherever you go.

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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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