Community

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the Rentukka Lobby in Kortepohja

, , / 18.1.2024

Starting from 17.1.2024, Fysios Mehiläinen’s Kortepohja branch offers a defibrillator installed in the customer lobby of the Rentukka building.

Community manager’s week 

, , , / 24.11.2023

Text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday 18.9.2023  An important part of my tasks is tenant counselling; supporting tenants with problems related to housing or life skills in general. Today, for example, I write...

Vehkakuja like its tenants

, , , , / 9.11.2023

Text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday Soihtu Vehkakuja is a housing association consisting of three buildings in Savela, near Kortepohja and Laajavuori. According to Eeva Halkosaari, secretary of the Vehkakuja...

In the Village, everything important is close by

, , , , / 5.5.2023

Text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Visual Friday Tom Sundberg from Pieksämäki moved to Jyväskylä a few years ago to study information systems sciences. The Student Village was not a place he was familiar with, but it was enough...

Ilokivi Venue brings people together

, , / 2.5.2023

Text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Visual Friday Ilokivi Venue is especially known as a club and concert venue, but it also functions as a living room for students during the day and a meeting place for various communities in the...

Open for new makers

, , , / 2.11.2022

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen Hacklab Jyväskylä has a community workspace on the street level of the O building in the Kortepohja Student Village. Such workspaces are internationally described as makerspaces or...

A home that looks like you 

, , / 28.10.2022

Text: Anni Pajari | Picture: Tiina Salminen Tiia Hallamaa, who is studying to become a classroom teacher at the University of Jyväskylä, read about the new student apartments under construction in Mäki-Matti through social media, but at the...

Home is a safe harbor

, , , , , / 5.5.2022

Amanda believes that the best thing about Kortepohja is its location, which is reasonably close to the center but also close to nature. She also appreciates the fact that the rent includes, for example, electricity and an access to gym.

Dancing brings happiness

, , , , / 2.5.2022

Kortepohja Dance club meets twice a week. On Sundays with the basics of salsa, bachata, bollywood, ballet and belly dance, and on Tuesdays a bit more casual training with easy choreographies, danced to pop music.

The tenants’ meeting aroused interest – a new Student Village’s tenants’ committee was formed

, , / 18.2.2022

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, an extra Tenants’ meeting of Kortepohja Student Village was held and the agenda included the budget for tenant activity and the election of the Tenants' committee for 2022. Large number of tenants attended the...

Student Village is home for the kids as well

, , , / 5.11.2021

Sara Ailu, who is studying to become a class teacher, lives with her family in Kortepohja Student Village. The best thing about the Village, Sara thinks, is the open atmosphere and community spirit.

First of May picnic in any weather

, / 27.10.2021

“First of May picnics spent here either in sunshine or cold rain are kind of collective memories for students. The atmosphere is always cheerful and relaxed, with good friends and carefully prepared snacks.”