We want you! Application period for a student representative for the UNIC Student Board open until 29.8.2023

Student representative wanted! We are looking for a member for the UNIC Student Board for the next one-year term.

In the University of Oulu students are represented by student representatives. They are also called hallopeds (from Finnish ”hallinnon opiskelijaedustaja”, which translates to student representative). A student representative is the voice of students in decision making. There are more than a hundred student representatives in the University of Oulu. They have in the University’s governance ranging from the Board of Directors to Degree Programme Committees.


We are now looking for a representative for the UNIC Student Board for a year-long term. The UNIC Student Board consists of student representatives from the ten universities of the university alliance, of which there are two for each university. The Student Board acts as the voice of the students at the European University. The Student Board meets twice a month remotely and two to four times a year on site. Student Board members are paid a fee, which will be specified in the fall. The position requires traveling, which is compensated by the university.


The Board of the Student Union of the University of Oulu names the student representatives in Spetember The representative term starts immediately. Eligible for the organ are those Student Union members who have left their application within the application period and have enrolled in the University of Oulu by 29.8.2023. The chosen representative must be present as a student at the University of Oulu and a member of OYY during their representative term. In the selection process, the Act on Equality between Women and Men (609/1986) is followed.


In your application, please tell us your major, the stage of your studies and other experience that may affect the selection. Also describe your personal goals and motivation for the representative role. Applications shall be submitted by 29.8.2023 via this form: https://link.webropol.com/s/oyyhalloped 


More information about UNIC can be found on the Oulu University website.  You can ask about the Student Board from our Community Specialist Viljami Viinikka(viljami.viinikka(a)oyy.fi)

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