UBISS 2018: Practical matters

UBISS 2018: Practical matters


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SUMMER SCHOOL SITE

University of Oulu, Linnanmaa campus, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, street address Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 3, door E.

OBS! The opening act on Monday June 4, 2018 – the 10th International UBI Seminar 2018 – takes place in lecture hall L10 (OP-sali) on the Linnanmaa campus.

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

English.

CREDITS & PASSING CRITERIA

Credits: 5.0 ECTS (subject to approval by participant’s home university).

Please verify beforehand the requirements for credits enforced in your home university. At some universities participation is sufficient for credits while some universities such as the University of Oulu require passing a final exam. The passing criteria for the students of the University of Oulu are as follows:

1. Full participation in the selected workshop, including the 10th International UBI Seminar 2018. If you are not able to attend in all six days, you should not apply and enroll to the summer school.

2. Successful contribution to a project completed during the workshop (50% of grade).

3. Passing the final exam based on a reading package selected by the instructor and the material presented during the workshop (50% of grade).

A certificate of participation will be awarded to all students who complete requirements 1 and 2, and pay their registration fee. This certificate of participation does not include the final grade.

A separate certificate of passing the summer school with a particular grade (grading scale is Fail, 1 (lowest passing grade) …. 5 (highest passing grade)) will be awarded to all students who complete requirements 1, 2 and 3, and pay the registration fee.

REGISTRATION FEE: 250 EUR

Registration fee covers social program (get together party, dinner boat cruise, school dinner), local transportation, daily lunches in campus restaurants, and free snack and refreshments at the summer school site.

ACCOMMODATION

Subject to limited availability, out of town students can purchase low-cost accommodation (30 EUR/day) upon registration in our block reservation in Nallikari Camping. Accommodation is available from Friday/Saturday/Sunday June 1/2/3 at 15:00 till Sunday/Monday June 10/11, 2018 at noon. Please note that our block reservation is locked on April 30, 2018, after which any remaining beds will be handed out on first come first served basis. Students opting for this accommodation will lodge in the high quality Pooki cottages at the 4-star Nallikari Camping, where the instructors will also lodge in the Poiju villas. Up to 3 (or 5) persons will share a cottage with a nominal capacity for 5 (or 7) persons, females and males in their separate cottages. Nallikari Camping area is located amid a very green and scenic setting next to the Nallikari beach. We will provide free daily bus transportation from Nallikari Camping to the summer school site and back for summer school participants.

TRAVEL

Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements and expenses. You should plan arriving in Oulu latest by 8:00 on Monday, June 4, 2018, and departing from Oulu earliest on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Flights to Oulu are provided by Finnair and Norwegian.
We will coordinate shared airport taxis for the transportation between the Oulu airport and Nallikari Camping.

TOURIST INFORMATION

The Visit Oulu website provides comprehensive information on traveling and accommodation opportunities.

Nallikari Beach

Pooki cottages in Nallikari Camping

 


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