The Student Council – representing you
The Student Council is the supervisor of your interests. Among other things, the Council decides how the membership fees are used. The Council represents you in the Student Union.
The Student Council is comprised of 37 members and it is the highest decision-making body in the Student Union of the University of Oulu. The members are elected through the Student Council elections, which are held every odd year in the autumn. All members of the Student Union can stand as candidates in the elections. The Council is lead by the chair of the Student Union. The Council defines the policies of the Student Union and determines the membership fee. Simply put, the Student Council decides how the membership fees are used. The Council prepares the budget for the Board and establishes the framework for the activity of the Student Union.
The Student Council also elects the Secretary General and the editor-in-chief of Oulu Student Magazine. The meetings of the Student Council are open to everyone. You are welcome to come and find out what the current issues in the Student Union are and how your membership fee is used.