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Peppi will take you from Oodi to the 2020’s this autumn! [article]

The new student data system Peppi will be deployed at UEF in three stages in October and November 2021 which also means saying goodbye to WebOodi. Peppi is an information system wherein different features are organized into virtual desktops based on user roles. Peppi comprises education planning, facility and resource reservations, and the student and […]

Data protection guide for students [page]

Do you process personal data in your assignments or thesis? Personal data means all information relating to a natural person that makes it possible to directly or indirectly identify the person. Direct identifiers include a person’s name, personal identity code, photo, video footage, voice recording, email address containing the person’s name, and handwritten signature. A […]

Information for new staff members [page]

If you have been employed as a new member of staff, you will obtain information on employment relationship matters e.g. Guide for international staff New employee quick start guide in Heimo (requires UEF login) 10 steps to become UEFian online induction New staff orientation twice a year in autumn and spring If you work in […]

Support for academic supervisors [page]

A supervisor has a crucial role in progress of doctoral research. According to scientific studies: Satisfaction of the doctoral students increases if the supervisor and the doctoral student have a mutual understanding on the supervisor’s duties, and the contents and frequency of supervision (Pyhältö et al. 2015) Support from the supervisor and research community decreases […]

Transferable skills studies [page]

The UEF Doctoral School offers in co-operation with the Library and the Language Centre a study module in transferable skills, which is targeted at all doctoral researchers at UEF. The aim of transferable skills courses is that the doctoral researcher familiarises him/herself with the theory and philosophy of science and research ethics and assumes a […]

Student exchange is allowed in the spring semester [article]

The University of Eastern Finland has decided to: allow student exchange (both incoming and outgoing) for the spring semester while observing the guidelines issued by the university, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as the guidelines of the destination countries and host institutions; and make […]

Stay safe on campus – summary of UEF’s coronavirus guidelines [article]

Dear student, The autumn has arrived and unlike many of us expected in the spring, the coronavirus pandemic is still with us. This means that in order for it to be safe to work and study on campus, we all need to act responsibly and follow the guidelines given. This email contains a summary of […]

Digistartti for new students [page]

How to log into Digistartti? The link to Digistartti (opens in a new window) Digistartti offers you an introduction to the digital study environments used at the University of Eastern Finland. We recommend that you complete the Digistartti assignments at the very beginning of your studies, preferably within two weeks after starting your studies. Digistartti […]

Most of the University of Eastern Finland’s teaching will be offered online in the autumn semester 2020 [article]

Teaching at the University of Eastern Finland will continue to be organised online throughout the autumn semester 2020.  However, laboratory courses, field courses, internships deemed necessary, and other teaching that is impossible or unreasonably hard to organise online, can be offered as in-person teaching. In addition, in-person teaching can also be organised for new students […]