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Equality and Diversity Working Group of the Faculties of Technology and ScienceModified 2021-11-18 11:35


Equality and diversity working group of the Faculties of Technology and Science

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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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There are three working groups that are appointed to manage issues pertaining to equality and diversity at the University of Oulu. Their tasks are to inform students and staff as well as the Equality and Diversity Committee about matters pertaining to equality and diversity, participating in designing the university’s equality and diversity plan and supervising the implementation of the plan in their faculties.

One member and one deputy member are selected for the Equality and Diversity Working Group of the Faculties of Technology and Science for a two-year term. OYY’s Specialist in Social Affairs supports the student representatives. Participation in the working group is voluntary work and does not award the participants study credits.

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.

Participating in the Equality and Diversity Working Group does not require any previous experience. 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 of November. Sign in with your HAKA user account.

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