What is halloped?
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.
Student representatives are chosen for a term that lasts for two years, the next term is 2022-2023. Resignation from a halloped position is possible in the middle of a term, for example when graduating or in case of other changes in life situation.