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Sexual harassment and gender-based vulnerability in academia
Published: 20 May, 2022

A national survey on the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-based vulnerability in academia is out.

Further measures to ensure a safer university
Published: 29 Apr, 2022

Additional measures to improve the work for a safe university for students.

Three student unions appointed by the University Board
Published: 26 Apr, 2022

The University Board has decided to grant three student associations union status.

The Student Health Service open drop-in to nurse
Published: 13 Apr, 2022

On Monday 2 May drop-in to nurse opens at the Student Health Service.

Now available: the report of the University’s handling of misconduct
Published: 05 Apr, 2022

Karin Röding has investigated the University’s handling of misconduct and has now delivered her report.

Avoid adding credit to your Umu-card
Published: 28 Mar, 2022

On April 26, changes will be made to the payment system linked to the Umu card and Copyprint

How are you feeling, as a student? Participate in our health survey!
Published: 28 Mar, 2022

Undergraduate programme students in term 1 will receive a health survey via email on 5 April.

Planned phase-out of COVID-19 crisis work and information
Published: 02 Mar, 2022

Invalid information and news items will be removed from, Aurora and the student web on 14 March.

Study abroad in India or China this summer
Published: 15 Feb, 2022

Students at Umeå University have the opportunity to apply to study a course abroad during the summer.

Apply for exchange studies within Europe
Published: 14 Feb, 2022

Apply for exchange studies in one of the Nordic countries, the United Kingdom or Germany.

COVID-restrictions are lifted – the following applies from 9 February
Published: 09 Feb, 2022

The current recommendations for teaching and examination remains in place until 28 February

The University being reviewed: “Important to highlight these issues”
Published: 07 Feb, 2022

Karin Röding is an external expert who is going to investigate the University's handling of misconduct.

COVID-19 restrictions lifted on 9 February
Published: 03 Feb, 2022

How Umeå University will approach the announcement will be notified in the middle of next week.

More online teaching and increased distance in halls
Published: 14 Jan, 2022

Umeå University is increasing its use of online teaching to decrease physical gatherings.

Continued on-campus education after the holidays
Published: 22 Dec, 2021

Teaching and examinations will take place on campus. Keep your distance and stay home in case of symptoms.