Join OSAKO

Please scroll down for instructions on how to pay and where to get your card. If you are not studying for a degree, please check also the terms for the student card.

New students
Renewing the sticker
Re-order student card
1 Peppi settings

Go to Peppi, click ”Settings” and ”Data distributions”. Check that you have allowed “Permission to distribute data for student unions”. Unless you have not allowed this, change to “Allow” and click “Save.”

Watch a video here on how to change data permissions in Peppi.

Open Peppi
2 Sign to student account

Sign in with your student account here.

Open login
3 Price of card

OSAKO membership for the academic year is 28 euros, and 17 euros for one semester. The card is priced at 6 euros.

4 Student organization

When you join OSAKO, you can also join your study-specific student organization. The membership is free and it does not demand anything from you. Study-specific organizations provide benefits for their members.

5 Check terms below

Are your studying for a degree? Have you registered as an Oulu UAS student for the upcoming academic year? Check out the terms and conditions to make sure you are eligible for a student card.

6 Photograph

Attach a photo. The minimum size requirement is 201 x 295 pixels, and the maximum size is 1Mt. The photo has to be in jpg-format. The photo has to be in a vertical position so that the height of the photo is bigger than the width. The photo has to be in the style of a passport photo so that the student is easily recognizable.

7 How to take the photo
  • The photo can be either black-and-white or coloured.
  • Your face needs to be clearly visible.
  • The photo has to be taken directly from the front.
  • Your head needs to be straight and in the middle of the photo, eyes on camera.
  • Background has to be as neutral as possible (e.g. white wall).
  • Accessories or hair should not cover your face.
  • Lighting has to be as neutral as possible (no strong shadows or over-exposure).
8 Payments

Remember to use the reference number when paying the fee to OSAKO’s bank account. If you study engineering or business / information management, you can pay also at your service point. In OSAKO’s office you can pay either via internet banking, by cash and also by card. You can make the payment and get your card only at your own service point or at OSAKO’s office.

9 Card arrives

When your card arrives, you will be informed via email where to pick it up. Please make sure you have paid your card and remember to check your Oulu UAS email address.

We recommend that you order the student card right away in the beginning of your studies. This way you get to enjoy the benefits as soon as possible. It takes 2-3 weeks for the card to arrive.

1 Peppi settings

Go to Peppi, click ”Settings” and ”Data distributions”. Check that you have allowed “Permission to distribute data for student unions”. Unless you have not allowed this, change to “Allow” and click “Save.”

Watch a video here on how to change data permissions in Peppi.

Open Peppi
2 Sign in to student account

Sign in with your students-account here. If you have problems with signing in, contact OSAKO for help.

Open login
3 Choose duration

Choose the duration of your membership. Membership for the whole academic year costs 28 euros and for one semester 17 euros.

4 Pay & get sticker

The programme verifies the information you have given and you will be provided an account number and reference number for the payment. Print a receipt of your payment or wait for a few banking days. After this, you can get the new sticker either at OSAKO’s office or at your service point.

1 Peppi settings

Go to Peppi, click ”Settings” and ”Data distributions”. Check that you have allowed “Permission to distribute data for student unions”. Unless you have not allowed this, change to “Allow” and click “Save.”

Watch a video here on how to change data permissions in Peppi.

Open Peppi
2 Sign in to student account

Sign in with your students-account here. If you have problems with signing in, contact OSAKO for help.

Open login
3 Order new card

The program notifies you that you have already paid your membership fee, but gives you the possibility to order a new student card. In this case you only pay 6 euros, which is the price of the student card.

4 Photo

Attach a photo. The minimum size requirement is 201 x 295 pixels, and the maximum size is 1Mt. The photo has to be in jpg-format. The photo has to be in a vertical position so that the height of the photo is bigger than the width. The photo has to be in the style of a passport photo so that the student is easily recognizable.

5 how to take the photo
  • The photo can be either black-and-white or coloured.
  • Your face needs to be clearly visible.
  • The photo has to be taken directly from the front.
  • Your head needs to be straight and in the middle of the photo, eyes on camera.
  • Background has to be as neutral as possible (e.g. white wall).
  • Accessories or hair should not cover your face.
  • Lighting has to be as neutral as possible (no strong shadows or over-exposure).

Terms for the student card

Degree

You are studying for a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a university of applied sciences.

Enrollment

You have enrolled as an attending student for the current academic year / semester.

Union membership

You join the student union of your university of applied sciences.

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