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The Sub-Working Group of Education for Sustainable Development of the University of Oulu Modified 2021-11-18 11:33


The Subgroup of the University of Oulu's Sustainable Development Education

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one member, one deputy

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2021-10-18 - 2021-11-28


2022-01-01 - 2023-12-31

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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.

One member and one deputy member are selected to the working group for a two-year term. OYY’s Specialist in Social Affairs supports the student representatives in their work. Participation in the working group is voluntary work and does not award the participants study credits. Sara Jokiniemi (sara.jokiniemi@oulu.fi) acts as the secretary of the Sub-Working Group of Education for Sustainable Development.

The Board of OYY appoints the student representatives in December of 2021, and the representatives’ term begins in January of 2022. Eligible for the position are all students who have submitted their application by the deadline of the application process and are registered as attending by 31 November, 2021. The selected student representative must be registered as attending when serving as a representative.

Interest in or previous experience in work pertaining to sustainable development is considered a benefit. The selection process is conducted in accordance with the Act on Equality between Women and Men (609/1986).

In your application, please tell us your major, the stage of your studies and other experience that may affect the selection. Also describe your personal goals and motivation for the representative role.

Applications shall be submitted to this announcement by 28th November. Sign in with your HAKA user account.

For further information contact Sanna Kangasniemi, OYY’s Specialist in Social Affairs, sanna.kangasniemi@oyy.fi