Applications, instructions and guidelines

Sisu’s basic functions

Sisu’s basic functions are located in its main navigation.

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Structure of studies

The ‘Structure of studies’ section is the place where you create your personal study plan which serves as the basis for your planning, registration and preparation for studies. Read more here.

Timeline

In the ‘Timeline’ section, you can place your studies on a timeline.

Timing template

The timing template is a recommended course schedule prepared by your school. If you are completing your studies in the recommended order, following the timing template is a good idea. You can edit and remove individual courses.

Study calendar

On Sisu, first plan your studies in the ‘Structure of studies’ section, the schedule them in the ‘Timeline’ section and plan your weekly timetable in the ‘Study calendar’ section.

The calendar has weekly and monthly views. Use the arrows at the top right to view to past and future weeks and months.

Study calendar tabs

The study calendar includes three tabs on the right-hand side:

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  • Registration
  • Finished and discontinued

My profile

Transcript of records

Downloading a transcript of records from Sisu:

  1. Go to ‘My profile’.
  2. Open the ‘Credits’ tab.
  3. Click on the ‘Form transcript’ button.
  4. Select a language for the transcript.
  5. Click the ‘Print’ button.
  6. The transcript may take a moment to create. A green banner appears at the top of the page when it is ready. Click the link ‘Download the PDF’.

Certificate of student status

Downloading an electronic certificate of student status from Sisu

  1. Go to ‘My profile’.
  2. Open the ‘Study rights’ tab.
  3. Click on the ‘Form a certificate of student status’ button.
  4. Select a language for the certificate.
  5. Click the ‘Print’ button.
  6. The certificate may take a moment to create. A green banner appears at the top of the page when it is ready. Click the link ‘Download the PDF’.

Search

Use the ‘Search’ section to find courses using different criteria and add them to your course cart from which you can add them to your study plan. Read more about different search criteria below.

Course information sheet

Click on a course code to open its course information sheet (see the image below where the course ARTS-A0104 is used as an example).

Messages and notifications

You receive a message on Sisu for example when an advisor adds a comment to your study plan.

You will also receive an automatic notification on Sisu for example when your application for approval for your study plan is approved.

You can archive messages, retrieve messages from the archive and mark them as read or unread.  

  • These functions are available in each opened message and in the three-dots button in a message thread. The function will apply to all messages in the thread.

How messages in Sisu are redirected:Redirection of messages (Sisu Help)

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Applications, instructions and guidelines
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