Events

Events are one of the most important things in MOOD and we are involved in many things.

upcoming events:

Wellbeing week

Monday – saturday 21.11.–26.11.

Wellbeing week is here again!

Linnanmaa campus’ wellbeing week will be held on week 47. OSAKO and the MOOD project, OYY, YTHS, University of Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Unimove and the parish will be involved, among others. MOOD organizes wellness-related events and adventures throughout the week, both free and non-free. Tickets to non-free events are available on KideApp.

See the whole schedule from down below:

MONDAY 21.11.

10:00-11:30 Breakfast and Equality / Linnanmaa, 7A209

Start the wellbeing week with a proper breakfast! This isn’t your typical breakfast though – it includes a workshop with an important theme: Equality. Come and bring your thoughts, we provide the food!

14:15-15:45 Buns, bingo and board games / Linnanmaa, Messi

What would fit together better than buns, bingo and board games? We say nothing! Come to campus cafe Messi, play and win awesome prizes!

16:30-18:00 Yoga Class (only in finnish) / Linnanmaa, Dance class 2

This yoga class is arranged by an association called Kokokeho, which specialises in the connection between body and mind. To participate, please book a free ticket from KideApp. This class is only available in finnish.

TUESDAY 22.11.

11:30-13:30 Board games and hanging out / Kontinkangas, Louhi 2 krs.

Wanna play a game? Well, come with us then! Kontinkangas campus, 11:30am ->, be there or be square. Board games and hanging out in a good company.

13:30-14:30 Walk in -relaxation / Kontinkangas

Chill out! Walk in -relaxation is a perfect way to take a moment for your self during a busy day. Relaxation takes place at Kontinkangas Campus.

14:30-15:30 Bodyweight exercise / Kontinkangas

a Bodyweight-exercise with creative, even playful movements! Wear comfortable clothes and bring something to drink. This class is led in finnish.

16:00-17:00 Yoga / Kontinkangas

Time to get zen! This yoga class is based on hatha-yoga and it’s a perfect way to start learning the basics. Wear comfortable clothes and bring something to drink. This exercise is led in finnish.

18:00-21:00 An evening at Superpark / Superpark

Are you in a mood for a little amusement? In a need for some giggles? Does your inner child crave for some playtime? Worry no more and come to wellbeing-week’s SuperPark event! Tickets available at KideApp, 10€/17€.

WEDNESDAY 23.11.

10:00-15:00 Wellbeing fair / Linnanmaa

Wellbeing fair spreads wellness all around the Linnanmaa campus! During the day, you can also visit Matti’s sausage shack for some treats, or try UniMove’s walk in -workouts (one workout lasts 20 minutes, no need for sport clothing).

11:00-14:00 Matti’s sausage shack / Linnanmaa

Workouts during the day (by UniMove) / Linnanmaa, Poiju

12:45 – 13:05 Adult ballet (Poiju, OAMK 1. floor )

14:00 – 14:20 Balance (Poiju, OAMK 1. floor )

14:40 -15:00 Dancemix (Poiju, OAMK 1.floor )

17:30-21:00 Pelekääkkö nää pimiää -forest trip (in finnish)

Are you afraid of the dark? Do you like to watch the stars?
Now is a great opportunity to challenge yourself a bit and experience a unique nature experience in the dark!

The trip takes about 3.5 hours in total, from 17:30 to 21:00. The time spent completely without lamps or other artificial light is a maximum of one hour. There is a rest area nearby where you can enjoy the campfire if you wish. Enjoy the darkness to the fullest or feel it out carefully (“dipping your toes in”)!
For more information and tickets, see KideApp.

THURSDAY 24.11.

09:00-12:00 Walk in -massages / Linnanmaa

Are you feeling tight and jammed? In a desperate need for massage, but your budget doesn’t agree? Well, we got solution for this too: Free walk in -massages at Linnanmaa during 9am-12pm. Come and get your neck and shoulders happy!

12:30 Artwalk / Linnanmaa, Poiju

14:30 Artwalk / Linnanmaa, Poiju

Wellbeing means also art! There’s over 550 artwork pieces in Oulu University of Applied Sciences’s collection, and most of them can be found from Linnanmaa Campus. During this artwalk you get to see some of the artwork and hear the intriguing stories behind them. The tour starts in front of Poiju and it includes seats for 20 people.

16:15 Interfaith Dialogue Group / Linnanmaa, Tellus Frost Club

Interfaith Dialogue Group is an conversational event organized by school pastors. It includes polyphonic conversations about religious topics. The event will take place at Tellus Frost Club in Linnanmaa Campus.

20:00-24:00 Juice Party / 45 Special

OYY and OSAKO proudly present: Wellbeing week’s sober Juice Party! This party truly has everything (except alcohol); there’s bingo, pub quiz and a magnificent DJ-show by Strand! First 100 to arrive also get cool overall-patches and of course some juice. Oh and the entrance – it’s free!

FRIDAY 25.11.

10:00-17:00 Day Hike at Sanginjoki / Sanginjoki

This event is meant specially to our dear exchange students so it’s organized in english only!

Welcome to a day hike in a nature reserve just 20 kilometers from the city center of Oulu. The hike in the diverse terrain of Sanginjoki is prepared and led by a professional nature and wilderness guide trained in Finnish Lapland. Just pack a lunch and hop on board!

This event is organized together with Local Wilderness Oulu.

For more information and tickets, please see KideApp.

SATURDAY 26.11.

13:30-14:30 Aerial acrobatics / Tankotaivas

14:45-15:45 Aerial yoga / Tankotaivas

16:00-17:00 Pole dance / Tankotaivas

Would you like to try some pole dancing, aerial yoga or perhaps aerial acrobacy? Wellbeing week makes it happen! Dance studio Tankotaivas provides us three classes on wellbeing week’s Saturday. For more information and (almost sold-out) tickets, please visit KideApp.

Movie Night

Every first Wednesday of the month at 18:00

What: Movie nights
Where: Cinema Star, Kalliotie 6, 90500 Oulu
Dates: 7.9., 5.10., 2.11., 7.12.
Tickets: €5 for OSAKO members, €10 for other

past events:

AUTUMN 2022

Mental health day: Waffles and sympathy

To celebrate International Mental Health Day, OSAKO and MOOD want to empower students. We are organising an event called Waffles and Sympthy on Monday 10 October from 11-14 in the OSAKO kitchen. Welcome to have a waffle and a chat! P.s. Waffles veg and dairy-free.

Back to Campus

On Thursdays during September-October

Back to Campus events help you get to know the campus and other students. In the autumn events, the program includes board games, a campus picnic and a treasure hunt. 🎲

What: Back to Campus events 15.9., 22.9., 29.9., 6.10.
Where: Linnanmaa campus, main door C
Who: For you who find returning to campus challenging

Wellness day at Linnanmaa campus

🥱 Do you need a breather amid the autumn rush? Do you want to relax between lectures?

🌞 The event that was extremely popular on the Kontinkangas campus last spring will now be continued, as nursing students will bring wellness to the Linnanmaa campus on 20th of September from 9:30 (am) to 14:30 (2:30 pm).

🌲 There will be forest relaxation and various functional points, with themes including brain health, relaxation, nutrition, sleep and exercise. The event aims to promote study ability and mental well-being.

Welcome to relax and stop in the middle of the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

SPRING 2022

OSAKO goes tankotanssi & hammock tricks

Saturday 15 January 2022

The well-being project MOOD takes us to the worlds of pole dancing and Hammock Tricks in January! 😍

Well being’s SUPER WEEK

Monday–Saturday 14 March to 19 March 2022

Well-being’s SUPER WEEK offers a whole week of brisk, relaxed and fun togetherness and activities.

Well-being day at Kontinkangas campus

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Many entities that support well-being are on display at Kontinkangas campus, and in addition, nursing students host various functional points to help you improve your well-being.

Spring retreat

Wednesday 4 May 2022

The program of the retreat includes e.g. guided meditation, a campus walk in the courtyard, relaxation exercises, the opportunity to self-soothe in a quiet room on campus, and the opportunity to, for example, read a book or do crafts in a quiet environment.

Movie nights

July 2022

In July, movie nights are organized at the Linnanmaa campus in Rakuuna every Thursday.

Mushrooming

Tuesday 16 August 2022

OSAKO and the well-being project MOOD are organising a mushroom trip together with a mushroom expert. The excursion will take place on 16 August from 17:00 to 20:00.

AUTUMN 2021

Coach & personal trainer Mikko Törmälehto’s lecture series

Wed 6th October at 5:30-6:00 Discovery trip to change

Thu 14th October at 5:30-6:00 Discovery trip to goals

Thu 4th November at 5:30-6:00 Discovery trip to well-being

Lectures will be in Finnish.

Note! If you wish to participate in English, OSAKO will provide a translator for you free of charge. Please contact OSAKO (anna.poropudas(at)oamk.fi) for translation details.

https://www.hyvinvointikoulu.com/

Week 41 Wellness Week on the Linnanmaa Campus

During well-being week you’ll have the opportunity to get to know your own well-being and the tools that you can use to further your own well-being. We will host an exhibition for well-being-related organizations and have different events to enjoy. Welcome!

  • Hyvinvointipäivä Linnanmaan kampuksella ti 12.10. kello 10–14.
    • In the exhibition you can get to know well-being related organizations. Welcome to OUAS 2nd floor!
    • Find the map of the event here.
  • OSAKO goes Superpark on Thursday 14th Oct. from 18 to 21. Find the Facebook event here.
  • Wellness-party “Hyvinvointibileet” on Thursday 14th Oct. at Kaarlenholvi from 21 until 04! Find the Facebook event here.