Student stories

  • BBA, International Business
    • Studying International Business at Oamk Marjo Sormunen 9.8.2019

      Studying International Business at Oamk Russian Liubov Dosovitckaia has fallen in love with Finnish culture and nature. She has travelled a lot in Finland during her school years and Finnish culture has always interested her. Now Liubov studies...

    • International Business at Oamk Marjo Sormunen 14.8.2019

      International Business at Oamk A third-year student in the International Business programme, Alisa Chabanyuk of Ukraine, remembers very well her very first impression of Oulu.  – When I arrived, I fell in love with the nature and the tranquility. It suits...

    • Many job opportunies from International Business studies Anne Aho 26.11.2019

      Many job opportunies from International Business studies Imane Bakhi studied International Business in Oulu University of Applied Sciences and graduated from there in 2009. Currently she works as an marketing manager in Oulu. Imane Bakhi has done a...

    • From Trainee to Employee Heli Montonen 8.5.2020

      From a Trainee to an Employee Students gain valuable working life experience for example from the practical training included in their studies. Also companies benefit by getting a potential long term employee of the student.  Antti Tauriainen...

    • International Business degree gives great skills for working with different people Anne Aho 3.12.2020

      International Business degree gives great skills for working with different people International Business student Auri Airisniemi came to study in Oulu University of Applied Sciences from Ireland. She is half Finnish and half Zambian but has grown up...

    • Passionate about international business studies Anne Aho 8.10.2021

      Passionate about international business studies Chamari Dasanayake moved to Finland in 2007 and is now studying international business at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. What she likes most about her studies is the opportunity to study...

    • Double degree in Business gave more courage, independence and fun experiences Anne Aho 18.10.2021

      Double degree in Business gave more courage, independence and fun experiences The first Fontys University of Applied Sciences students who participated in Oamk’s double degree program in Business graduated from Oamk in September. One of the...

    • International business woman in the making Anne Aho 6.10.2022

      International business woman in the making Esenam Adetunji has built herself a lively but peaceful life in Oulu. Studying international business at Oamk, she is very clear about her future plans. – I feel like it’s easy to start a family here....

  • BEng, Information Technology
    • Studying IT at Oulu University of Applied Sciences Marjo Sormunen 9.8.2019

      Studying IT at Oulu University of Applied Sciences Erika Loman thought first that she would be a translator. She moved from Russia to Japan where she spent around three years studying Japanese. However, her passion for technology won and she...

    • Studying IT in Finland - Functional and safe Marjo Sormunen 14.8.2019

      Studying IT in Finland - Functional and safe Zhanna Kresteva came to study Information Technology in Oulu from Astana, Kazakstan. – Like many other young people, I wanted to study abroad. When I was pondering where to go, I read a lot of good...

    • Studying IT in an international degree program Marjo Sormunen 25.10.2019

      Studying IT in an international degree program Dutch Florian Brandsma is studying Information Technology in an international degree program at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. He especially likes the practicality in Information Technology...

    • Diverse studies in Information Technology degree programme Anne Aho 1.12.2020

      Diverse studies in Information Technology degree programme Dmitrii Tkachev came to study Information Technology in Oulu University of Applied Sciences from Russia. He especially likes the diversity of the studies and the way teachers do their work...

    • The practically oriented Information Technology studies are a good preparation for work Anne Aho 12.11.2021

      The practically oriented Information Technology studies are a good preparation for work Anastasiia Huhtala, who moved from Russia to Finland, is studying in the English-language degree programme in Information Technology at Oulu University of...

    • Student exchange in Germany opened new doors for Kien Anne Aho 1.2.2022

      Student exchange in Germany opened new doors for Kien – “I loved my exchange year” ICT student Kien Pham studied in Neu-Ulm and got to see how the German education system works – and how much Germans love their football team. Everything is slightly...

    • Yinan Li Studying IT and enjoying Finnish nature Lasse Virtanen 30.9.2022

      Studying IT and enjoying Finnish nature Yinan Li is a second-year information technology student at Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). Her life in Oulu centers around family, nature and Finnish education – for both herself and her...

  • Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing
    • A dream of working as a healthcare professional came true in Oulu Anne Aho 6.10.2022

      A dream of working as a healthcare professional came true in Oulu As a child, Abdulrahman Alwan dreamed of becoming a surgeon. Things changed, he had to leave Iraq and move to Oulu. But dreams sometimes come true in surprising ways: he now works as...

  • Exchange Story
    • Student exchange in Germany opened new doors for Kien Anne Aho 1.2.2022

      Student exchange in Germany opened new doors for Kien – “I loved my exchange year” ICT student Kien Pham studied in Neu-Ulm and got to see how the German education system works – and how much Germans love their football team. Everything is slightly...

  • Master of Health Care
  • Master's Degree programme in Water and Environmental Management
  • Master's degree programme in Education Entrepreneurship
  • Master's degree programme in Printed Intelligence
  • Master´s degree programme in Data Analytics and Project Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
    • Jori Karjalainen Practice makes perfect in mechanical engineering Lasse Virtanen 30.9.2022

      Practice makes perfect in mechanical engineering A practical education that leads to a fulfilling job is the center of focus now in the life of Jori Karjalainen. That is why he decided to make a bold career move and start studying Mechanical...