Opening Ceremony for the Academic Year 2022-2023

Opening Ceremony for the Academic Year 2022–2023

Monday, 5 September 2022 at 12:00, Fellman Hall (Yliopistonkatu 8, Rovaniemi)

You can follow the stream live on this page during the ceremony.

If you are participating onsite in Fellman Hall, please register via this online form by 1 September 2022.


Academic Procession (leaves from the lobby of the F-wing, Faculty of Art and Design at 12:00)


 Opening address: Rector Antti Syväjärvi

Address: Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen, Ministry of Education and Culture




Student’s words: Chair of Executive Board of the Student Union Krista Perälä


In the F-wing of University of Lapland:
Music by the pupil choir of Teacher Training School of University of Lapland
Coffee will be served in Restaurant Petronella

Hosted by: Head of Communications Anne Soinsaari, University of Lapland
The estimated duration of the event is two hours.
Dress informal.

Program of the Opening Ceremony 2022

Opening mass & blessing of new students:
Rovaniemi Church (Yliopistonkatu 2, Rovaniemi) Thursday, 8 September 2022 at 17:00