Student Representatives of the administration

A student representative is the voice of students in decision making. There are student reps in the University’s governance ranging from the Board of Directors to Degree Programme Committees.

Working Group of Sustainable Development

The Working Group of  Sustainable Development is appointed to advance sustainable development in research, education and in societal communication and is also responsible for the guidance and supervision of those.
OYY’s Specialist in Social Affairs supports the representatives in their task. Participation in the working group is voluntary work and does not award the participants study credits.

The working group’s tasks include:

  • Guiding and counselling parties of the University of Oulu
  • Supervising actions of sustainable development and reporting about those to the management
  • Processing initiatives pertaining to sustainable development from the advisory committee
  • Supporting co-operation at the university and in the surrounding society with operators pertaining to the working group’s subject
  • Designing and observing the sustainable development and global responsibility programme of the University of Oulu

The Sub-Working Group of Education for Sustainable Development of the University of Oulu 

The Sub-Working Group of Education for Sustainable Development is appointed to advance study modules in future sustainable development at the University of Oulu. The working group has, for instance, designed a pilot course on sustainable development. Next, the working group’s objective is to expand the study module into a subsidiary subject during 2022. The sub-working group consists of specialists from several faculties as well as student representatives.

  • Student representatives


    Mikko Hakoniemi,

    Deputy member:

    Madhuri Rayadurgam