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University Sports of Oulu offer academic sport services and other welfare services for students and staff of universities in Oulu. Our goal is an active and affluent education community.

Services are available for students and staff of Oulu University of Applied Sciences, University of Oulu, Diaconia University of Applied Sciences -Oulu Unit, Oulu Vocational College and the staff of Joint Authority for Education Services (Osekk).

Our programme includes around 90 different disciplines or services. There are three sports coordinators in charge of the programme and a large group of instructors and cooperating partners who make sure things run smoothly.

Please note that signing up is considered binding and that the students are not insured by the institutes for accidents or injuries that occur on the premises. In addition, we want to remind that sports vouchers are not valid for means of payment.


Contact Information

Heidi Olsbo
Sports Coordinator
Oulu UAS
heidi.olsbo (at) oamk.fi
040 358 3358

Markku Saarela
Sports Coordinator
University of Oulu
markku.saarela (at) oulu.fi
050 523 5862

Antti Puotiniemi
Sports Coordinator
Oulu Vocational College
antti.puotiniemi (at) osao.fi
050 381 6911

Sports Coordinators

Sports Coordinators Antti Puotiniemi, Markku Saarela and Heidi Olsbo.

 
 
 
 

How to Start?

1. Sign in

Sign in to get started as a user of University Sports of Oulu. As a signed in user, you can sign up for groups or courses after accepting the Terms of Service. Buying a Sports Pass and registration for sports courses is only possible for signed in users. Signing in is free and it does not bind you to purchase any services or the Sports Pass.

2. Get a Sports Pass

After registration, you will get access to all the activities by acquiring the Sports Pass.

 
 

Terms of Service

Overview

University Sports of Oulu offer academic sport services and other welfare services for students and staff of Oulu University of Applied Sciences, University of Oulu, Diaconia University of Applied Sciences -Oulu Unit, Oulu Vocational College and The staff of Joint Authority for Education Services (Osekk). 

These terms of use apply to University Sports of Oulu users.

User Groups

Only the following user groups may use University Sports of Oulu services as long the right to study or contract of employment is valid:

University of Oulu

  • Students (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees)
  • Staff
  • Exchange students
  • Students of Open university (If you study more than 15 credits during one academic year, you can buy the Sports Pass)

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

  • Students (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, Professional Teacher Education)
  • Staff
  • Exchange students
  • Students of Open UAS (If you study more than 15 credits during one academic year, you can buy the Sports Pass)

Oulu Vocational College

  • Students (also exchange students)
  • Staff (Joint Authority for Education Services)

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences -Oulu Unit

  • Students (also exchange students)

Other universities and universities of applied sciences

  • Students
  • Staff

Signing in

Begin using University Sports of Oulu services by signing in as a user on the University Sports of Oulu website. Customer information is collected according to the privacy statement. Signing in is not an obligation to purchase the Sports Pass, but it is a precondition to start using the services.

Sports Fee

All University Sports of Oulu users must have a valid Sports Pass (sports fee). Purchase the Sports Pass to participate in the sports activities provided by the University Sports of Oulu. The Pass is personal and may not be loaned to any other person.

The paid Sports Pass is not refunded to the customer in any case when the use of the services is interrupted.

Insurance

An insurance policy is not included in the fee. If required, you should provide your own accident insurance cover.

Service Seasons

University Sports of Oulu have four seasons:

  • Academic year 1.9. – 31.8.
  • Autumn 1.9. – 31.12.
  • Spring 1.1. – 31.8.
  • Summer 13.5. – 31.8.

During Christmas and summer the services are limited.

Changes to Services and Cancellations

University Sports of Oulu reserves the right to change the service’s terms of use, content, operations, limit the number of attendants and cancel classes due to low attendance or other reasons without compensation.

University Sports of Oulu services canceled due to unavailable instructors, problems with facilities or other difficulties are announced on the University Sports of Oulu website.

Sanction Policy

If a University Sports of Oulu user gives their personal Sports Pass to another person or uses another person’s Sports Pass, both parties will be banned from using University Sports of Oulu services until the end of the current academic year.