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Student Union OSAKO

Student Union of Oulu University of Applied Sciences – OSAKO is a politically independent service and support organisation for all students of Oamk. OSAKO has over 4 500 members, which makes it one of the biggest student unions of universities of applied sciences in Finland. 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 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 seven members of the Executive Board and two employees, working in OSAKO’s office in Oamk Kotkantie campus.

OSAKO is 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. Witht valid student card, you can get all the national student card benefits and also hundreds of beneftic locally.

For more information on OSAKO and student card, please visit

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

Student Union of Oulu University of Applied Sciences – OSAKO
Kotkantie 1, 90250 Oulu
Office hours: Mon–Thu 10–16

Administrator of the page: Student Union OSAKO  |  Page updated: June 28th, 2019