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Tuudo user guide

– 2.10.2017

English translation by Joni Liikala You can get the Tuudo application from Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store (Introduction to Tuudo). Table of contents: Sidebar Home screen Studies Schedule Map Restaurants Chat (= forums in Tuudo) Plaza (= a bulletin board in Tuudo) 1. Sidebar All the features of Tuudo are in the sidebar. […]

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IT support at Oamk – read this before you send a service request!

– 15.9.2017

ICT Services is responsible for IT support of Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). IT support will help you with IT problems related to your studies. If you encounter a problem, e.g. you cannot reach a service, it could be because of scheduled maintenance work. (NB. The regular maintenance window is every Friday from 7 AM to […]

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Electronic services for Open University of Applied Sciences students

– 1.9.2017

As a student of the Open University of Applied Sciences at Oamk, you get to use the same IT services as any student at Oamk:  You get an Oamk student username for your account. The Oamk student account gives you access to electronic services for the whole period of your studies. Your username will be created automatically. The account is […]

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Mapping your network drive (for students)

– 30.6.2017

N.B.! While the network drives are still in use, the IT services recommend the cloud services.  The cloud services available to you are the Microsoft Office 365 cloud service  (incl. e. g.  e-mail and calendar, OneDrive and Sharepoint) and the Google suite for education (incl. e. g. Google Drive, Youtube). How to map a network drive in Windows Here […]

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When you graduate, you can move your e-mails to another account (e.g. personal Outlook account)

– 26.4.2017

When you graduate (or otherwise stop studying at the OUAS), you can no longer use the services provided to the students of the OUAS. In case you wish to save your students.oamk.fi e-mails to another e-mail account, please do that well before you graduate, as you can’t reach your e-mail after your OUAS account has already expired. This […]

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Change the VLC media player to the default in Windows 10

– 25.1.2017

In Windows,  the default media player is Windows Media Player. However, we recommend you change the default to VLC media player; it is a free, open source multimedia player that plays most multimedia files. In order to do this, you need to install VLC on your computer <https://www.videolan.org/vlc/>. This is how you can then change the default […]

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How to make a black and white PDF file

– 20.1.2017

When you print files to the printing queue via email,  you cannot help the fact that the colour files will be printed in colour. In case you want to print more affordable black and white prints, you have two options: When you are fetching your print from the Canon printer, use the printers menu options […]

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Autodesk software for students

– 7.12.2016

NB. only non-commercial use is allowed. Check out Autodesk University, they offer online courses for free. 1. Go to https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featured 2. To register, choose a product and then create an account (or if you already have one, sign in). Start creating the account by filling out the form with Finland as your country, student as your role and […]

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VPN connection using Global Protect (for Windows)

– 16.11.2015

If you are using a Windows desktop, laptop or Microsoft Surface Pro, you can use Palo Alto’s Global Protect to create a VPN connection to Oamk network. Global Protect uses IPsec or SSL for protection, depending on the situation. NB. Oamk will discontinue Global Protect for VPN later this year (in December 2022).  Please see […]

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How to check if your Windows computer has 32-bit or 64-bit operating system

– 15.10.2015

When you install programs to your computer, you might face a situation where you have two versions of the same program: a 32-bit and a 64-bit version. If your operating system is 32-bit, all your other programs have to be 32-bit as well. In a 64-bit operating system, both versions work but typically the 64-bit […]

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