Exceptions in opening hours in Student and Learning Services offices

Exceptions to the Student and Learning Services’ customer service desk opening hours in December and January:

Week 49
Thursday 5.12.2019: 12.00 – 14.00
Friday 6.12.2019: Closed

Week 50
Kuopio campus: Wednesday 11.12.2019: 12.00 – 13.30
Joensuu campus: Thursday 12.12.2019: 12.00 – 13.45

Week 51
Friday 20.12.2019: 12.00 – 14.00

Week 52
Mon-Fri 23.-27.12.2019: Closed

Week 1
Tuesday 31.12.2019: 12.00 – 14.00
Wednesday 1.1.2020: Closed

Week 2
Monday 6.1.2020: Closed

Students – Welcome to Kuopio campus “Student-wellbeing point”

New Contact Point of Wellbeing “Hyvinvointineuvola” on Kuopio campus offers students advice and guidance on services related to wellbeing. The Wellbeing Point is a pilot project and it is open every week on Thursday 9-11, starting 31. October 2019 in Canthia building Room CA206 (2nd floor).

Similar Service will start in Joensuu later on January 2020 (further information later in KAMU).

Calendar and available specialists:

Thu 31.10.       9-11                 FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service/health nurses)

Thu 7.11.          9-10                 UEF Campus Chaplain

10-11                Sykettä Sport Services

Thu 14.11.       9-11                 FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service/health nurses)

Thu 21.11.       9-10                 UEF study psychologist

10-11               Career counsellor

Thu 28.11.       9-11                 FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service/health nurses)

Thu 5.12.          9-10                Student union ISYY / Anti-Harassment Contact Person

10-11              Language Centre

Thu 12.12.       9-11                 UEF Campus Chaplain

To 19.12.          10-11              FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service/health nurses)


Further information:

Kuopio campus: Head of Student Services Tuija Pasanen (tuija.pasanen [at] uef.fi)

Joensuu campus: Campus Chaplain Tiina Belov (tiina.belov [at] uef.fi)

Registration at the university of Eastern Finland ends on 15 September

The registration period of students already enrolled at the university will end on 15 September 2019. Students who fail to register by 15 September will be removed from the student register.

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree students: registration in WebOodi. Student Union membership fee is paid upon registration. WebOodi uses PayTrail which enables paying the fee with a credit card in addition to Finnish online banks.
  • Licenciate/Doctoral students: registration in WebOodi or by e-mail (opiskelu@uef.fi). If you register by e-mail, please give your name and student number or date of birth.

Guidelines for accessibility in studies are updated

Guidelines for individual arrangements related to entrance examinations and studies are updated via KAMU: https://kamu.uef.fi/en/student-book/accessibility-in-studies/ (The Decision of the Academic Rector 17.6.2019, Instructions for Students and Individual Study Arrangements Form). Individual study arrangements refer to measures previously known as special arrangements.

UEF Learning environment seminar 2019

Registration for the UEF Learning Environment Seminar 2019 is now open. The seminar will be held in Joensuu 27.-28.8. Theme of the seminar is pedagogical diversity in a digitising learning environment. Sign up for the seminar by 12.8. by the training calendar.

You can find out more about the seminar’s program at the seminar website.

Seminar is for UEF staff and students.

Exceptions to opening hours of Student and Learning Services offices

  • Joensuu campus: closed on Mon 8 April (staff development day)
  • Kuopio campus: closed on Tue 9 April (staff development day)
  • both campuses: open 12-14 on Thu 18 April (Maundy Thursday)
  • both campuses: open 12-14 on Tue 30 May (the eve of May Day)



Short term loans for UEF laptop computers are now available

There are 10 HP laptops and 2 iPads for short term loans available on both UEF campuses. The devices are meant to be borrowed only for a short term, up to 4 hours at a time.

To borrow a device, register as a user for the Optima vending machine, located in the Joensuu university library and the Kuopio Oppari facilities.  

For more information about borrowing the devices, see asiointi.uef.fi (eServices) or Kamu https://kamu.uef.fi/en/student-book/oppari-services-for-students/

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