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Updates to UEF information security policy and rules [article]

The university’s information security rules have been updated to, for example, comply with changes in relevant European Union and national legislation as well as to consider changes in certain roles relating to information security and data protection. Another aim has been to make the set of rules increasingly compact. The Director of Administration has ratified […]

Regarding Security and Privacy in the Zoom Service [article]

The security of Zoom, used in online teaching and meetings, has been much discussed in media recently. UEF has taken a closer look at the discussion and sorted out the security implications. The Zoom service used in UEF is offered and implemented by CSC through NORDUnet. The service is located in Sweden and it’s used […]

Safety and security [page]

The crime rate is low in Finland in comparison to most other European countries. Visitors have little need to fear for their personal safety or their property. Nevertheless, reasonable caution with personal belongings is always recommended as a precaution. Incoming international students are reminded to take into consideration that although Finland is a safe, tolerant […]

Information security guide [page]

Student’s information security in a nutshell You are responsible for all activities carried out under your user ID. Apart from your personal data, also remember to protect other people’s information that is in your possession. Never tell your password to anyone else. Choose a password that is easy for you to remember but impossible for […]

Clarification on the introduction of a digital degree certificate: paper copies will be issued in the future as well [article]

The university announced the introduction of a digital degree certificate on 26 April 2022 (previous news release). The change to a digital certificate has received a lot of feedback, based on which the paper degree certificate is still considered an important sign of graduation. For this reason, the decision will be updated and specified in […]

Cookie usage [page]

What is a cookie? A cookie is a small data file stored in your computer, tablet or smartphone. A cookie is not a program that can contain harmful malware or virus. How our website uses cookies Some cookies perform essential functions for our website. Cookies also help us get an overview of your visit to […]

Support for students and studying arrangements related to the war in Ukraine [page]

Russia’s military attack on Ukraine is causing concern in the UEF community. At the same time, the international sanctions against Russia affect the studying arrangements of the university. This website contains information about support channels for students, arrangements related to studying and useful links to sources of information. The university has set up a team […]

Open science, data protection and data management [page]

The objective of UEF publishing and data policy is to ensure that research data produced with public financing is broadly utilisable for the scientific community and the society at large. This requires the methods, results, data and publications of a research study to be opened. More information about open science and open publishing on Library’s webpages. The Library organises […]

New version of the UEF data processing instructions [article]

Information security policy and other supplementary security instructions and guidelines must be reviewed and updated regularly. The University’s data processing rules and supplementary instructions have been supplemented and expanded. The aim is for the guidelines to better support day-to-day data processing. The changes will take effect immediately, and up-to-date versions will be made available on […]