Student Union OSAKO

Student Union of Oulu University of Applied Sciences – OSAKO is a politically independent service and support organization for all students of Oamk. If you have a valid student card, you are a member.

OSAKO’s most important task is to represent the students of Oamk. OSAKO appoints student representatives to the administration of Oamk, strives to develop the education and enhance students’ well-being. In addition, OSAKO fosters active and vibrant student life by arranging tutoring and organizing parties, trips, and other events.

Every year OSAKO members elect 25 student representatives. The highest decision-making power in OSAKO lies in the hands of these representatives. The everyday work of OSAKO is carried out by the Executive Board and two employees, working in OSAKO’s office in Oamk Linnanmaa campus. OSAKO is also a member of University of Applied Sciences Students in Finland – SAMOK which promotes students’ interests on a national level.

As a member of OSAKO, you can also get a student card. By paying the annual membership fee you are entitled to a sticker which indicates that the card is valid. With valid student card, you can get all the national student card benefits and also hundreds of benefits locally. As a member you can also download the digital student card of Pivo, which contains numerous exclusive benefits you can only get with Pivo. 

For more information on OSAKO and student card, please visit

To stay posted, follow OSAKO also in social media:
Facebook: @studentunionosako
Instagram @osakoweb
Twitter @osakoweb

Student Union of Oulu University of Applied Sciences – OSAKO
Yliopistokatu 9, 90570 Oulu
5D wing, 2nd floor
Office hours: Tue–Thu 10–14