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Telephone consultation from study psychologists in May 2024

It is possible to consult the study psychologists still during this semester. Send a contact request via text message, and the study psychologist will call you during the consultation hours. Include your whole name and your student number in the text message. You can also directly call the study psychologists during the following consultation hours:  

Tuesday 7th May 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Study Psychologist Emilia Ranta, puh.+358 50 3386415  

Tuesday 14st May 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Study Psychologist Mari Tirronen, puh. +358505691806 

Tuesday 21th May 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Study Psychologist Emilia Ranta, puh. +358 50 3386415 

The Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk in Kuopio is closed 11 – 15 March 2024

11 – 15 March 2024 the Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk in Kuopio is closed.

The phone service as well as the customer service desk in Joensuu are open normally. You can also contact the customer service by email.

Regular opening hours and contact information

The Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm.

Visiting address: Joensuu Aurora A, 1st floor; Kuopio Canthia, 2nd floor

Email address: opiskelu@uef.fi (Please note that there might be delays in responses during vacation times)

Phone number: +358 29 445 8900

Phone service opening hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm

Coffee & Friends’ spring semester 2024 begins

Coffee & Friends meetings begin on Tuesdays from 12 March onward at 3-5pm at Lukema in Kuopio and at 4-6pm at Aurora in the AU110 fireplace room (“Takkahuone”) in Joensuu.

Coffee & Friends (Finnish: Kaverikahvila) event offers low threshold hanging out after lectures and an opportunity to meet other students over coffee and a snack. All students (exchange students, degree students, doctoral students) from the University of Eastern Finland are welcome to Coffee & Friends. You can come to the café alone or with a friend, and stay for a while or the whole time.

In addition, Coffee & Friends offers changing and informal activities. Participation in the activities is completely voluntary. You can find the program from ISYYs webpage (link opens in a new window).

Participation is free of charge and does not require pre-registration.

The program is organized by UEF students who work as group leaders and volunteers of ISYY’s Coffee & Friends team.

Read more: https://kamu.uef.fi/en/tietopankki/student-life-and-leisure/coffeefriends/

A warm welcome to Coffee & Friends!

Students now have the opportunity to make facility reservations for study-related purposes e.g., for independent study and group work

Students of the University of Eastern Finland can book university’s facilities for study-related purposes within the opening hours of the facilities, e.g., for independent study, group work, research interviews, or participation in remote teaching.

Facilities Management will manage private use and facility reservations made by other external users in a centralised manner. Reservations for student events are managed according to separate instructions.

The person making a facility reservation is obliged to familiarise themselves and to comply with the instructions and schedules related to the use of the facilities.

The reservation rights allow for making facility reservations in Peppi or the Tuudo mobile application on separately specified workspaces and seminar halls.

Additional information and instructions:

Facility reservation guidelines for students: instructions and the list of facilities (requires logging in with a UEF user account) (opens in a new tab)

Tuudo Booking: how to make a reservation in Tuudo (requires logging in with a UEF user account) (opens in a new tab)

Peppi Handbook: how to make a reservation in Peppi (requires logging in with a UEF user account) (opens in a new tab)

The name of the continued study right is now the alumni study right

Students that have completed their Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or postgraduate degree at the University of Eastern Finland have the right to complement their studies after graduation. The name of the study right has previously been the continued study right. The name has changed and is now the alumni study right.

You can find further information on the alumni study right in Kamu.

YUFE Challenge Teams Spring 2024 Call is open until 20 February!

YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) Challenge Teams Spring 2024 Call is open until 20 February.

Every UEF Student can take part in a Challenge Teams of their own interest (in English, online) – and get the YUFE Professional Star reward and even 2 ECTs.

You can choose between 7 different Challenges from different parts of Europe – and this time we have one challenge from each of the UEF’s Campus Cities included, too!

The Challenges are multidisciplinary, and they include applicable themes for several UEF fields of study.

More information available on Kamu’s page YUFE Alliance.

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Apply for exchange by 15 Feb!

The February application period for outgoing exchange studies is open!

The application period is open until Thursday 15 February. The application period will be closed at exactly 3:00 PM Finnish Time.

We recommend that students who are interested in exchange studies check out the calls for applications on the Study Abroad section in Kamu. This section of Kamu’s databank also has instructions on how to submit an application, and a whole lot of information about different aspects of exchange studies.

Students who are planning to apply for exchange are recommended to submit their application well in advance of the deadline. Especially on the last day of the application period, traffic on the application system SoleMOVE may cause delays in compiling and submitting applications. We cannot accept late applications, so make sure to submit your application well in advance of the deadline!

If you have any questions about exchange studies, you may contact International Mobility Services, for example by email at international@uef.fi.