Calendar of Events

October 2017

26 September–8 October

Pride at the Library

Exhibition The book display ”Pride at the Library” recognises LGBTQ issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) and showcases examples from our collections.

8 October at 14:00–15:00

A lecture by Annika von Hausswolff

Lecture Body Double, a talk by Annika von Hausswolff based on the art of Ana Mendieta. NB, THE LECTURE IS CANCELLED.

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Elementary fire safety training (In English)

Course/education Each unit or department assigns one person as responsible for registering participants to the fire safety training. The department will be charged SEK 595 per participant.

9 October at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

9 October at 12:15–13:00

Information session about exchange studies outside Europe

Other The International Office are now announcing the university-wide exchange places outside Europe. During the information session you will get a brief presentation of the exchange places and the application procedure.

10 October at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

10 October at 10:00–16:00

SNIC Cloud Computing Workshop

Course/education All interested current and future users of SNIC Cloud are invited to a training workshop on introductory level at HPC2N, Umeå, 10:00-16:00 on 2017-10-10. We will introduce cloud computing in general, including covering best practices around security and you will learn the basics of how work with the OpenStack based Infrastructure-as-a-Service.

10 October–12 October

From muscular to brain power in the future factory

Workshop Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Umeå, in collaboration with Sliperiet invites participants from a wide range of relevant disciplines to work together to come up with concepts and ideas of the digital future for the industrial worker.

11 October at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

11 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

12 October at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

13 October at 10:00–15:00

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors at Student Services.

13 October

GORE TEXT

Exhibition is a space for text as artistic medium!  A one night only with readings and text related artworks!  It’s time for some emotional GORE!

13 October at 15:00–16:30

Student mingle event: Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea

Other As a student at Umeå University you can now apply for the university-wide exchange places outside Europe. In connection with the announcement of the exchange places, you can meet with students from our partner universities and Umeå students who have been on exchange.

13 October at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This friday: Meet American artist and film maker Reynold Reynolds and Chinese artist Yafei Qi who works with interaction and film (19:00)