Union Council on March 21st


Members and  replacements are called to the union council on wednesday March 21st kl.17.30 in the great hall of Kårhuset Villan.

The memers of the union are welcome as usual!

Contact the speaker on talman@medicinska.se if you have any questions, or would like to participate!


Prize for Internationalisation in Teaching and Learning


All employees, affiliates and students are invited to nominate a teacher/teaching team for the Prize for internationalisation in Teaching and Learning.

The aim of the prize is actively promote an international approach to teaching and has been created jointly by Sweden’s medical faculties for the internationalisation of first and second-cycle education.

The prize is awarded to the teacher/teaching team that has made the most effective contribution to raising the level of internationalisation in higher education over the past three years by bringing an international dimension to their teaching and by improving the students’ global perspective. This may be achieved, for example, through the development of virtual international course components, through a new teaching experience in the international classroom, or through initiatives that encourage student and teacher mobility.

The prize of SEK 105 000 will be awarded annually for five years from 2017 onwards. The prize was established collectively in May 2016 by Sweden’s medical faculties.

Nomination and selection of prize winner(s) 2017

Nominations are to be submitted between 1 February 2017 and 15 March 2017 on the online form.

The prize winner will be announced in May 2017.

Nomination form

If you have any queries, please contact the coordinator at Umeå universitet:
Henna Harinen, henna.harinen@umu.se

The Student Health Foundation grants


Webposter.png10.000:- is available in grants!

The Student Health Foundation was founded by the student unions of Umeå
university and SLU Umeå. Its purpose is to:

”…continue promoting healthcare initiatives for student in Umeå.”

This semester, 10.000:- is available in grants for health promoting projects
aimed towards students at Umeå university and SLU Umeå. If you have an
interesting project, do not hesitate to apply!

Last day of application: 16/3

Web: www.studenthalsan.nu

Order your backpack now!


Now is your chance to order a Haglöfs Corker backpack with the logo of the Umeå Medical Sciences Student Union! Maybe you’ve just started uni and is in desperate need of a sturdy backpack to carry the heavy anatomy book in or perhaps you’ve been standing in line previous semesters just to see the last backpack being sold right before your eyes? Maybe you are a student of the Umeå university Medical Faculty but located at another campus and want to order a backpack to collect from the office in Umeå before summer? Whatever the reason – now is your time!


Go here to place an order. The backpacks are available in large and medium, and a variety of colours. You save about 30% of the recommended retail price.

Once you’ve placed your order, which is binding, you will recieve an e-invoice to the e-mail provided in the form. This e-invoice has to be paid for you to be able to pick up your backpack from the Student Union Office at Villan. Estimated delivery to Villan is 2 weeks after the last order has been placed.

Both the form and e-invoice are in Swedish and if you need help with your order or with the payment, please contact our offices.

Last day to place an order is February 11th!

Please contact kansli@medicinska.se if you have any questions about the backpacks or the e-invoice.