Kylä magazine

Jyväskylä of pleasant surprises

, , , , / 8.12.2023

Text: Jenni Kirkkomäki | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday Some of the apartments of Soihtu are annually reserved for exchange students. One of the exchange students living in the Kortepohja Student Village is Jenna...

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...

Versatile sports center 

, , , / 17.11.2023

Text: Jenni Kirkkomäki | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday Located in Rautpohja, Jyväskylä, Hippos is home to many sports clubs and has plenty of sports and competition venues. Valtteri Aarnu, who studies computer science at the...

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...

Article illustration, where two students are moving to a new apartment

The Act on Joint Management of Rental Buildings will be renewed – so what?

, , / 6.11.2023

Text: Jenna Pigg | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday Oy The purpose of the Act on Joint Management of Rental Buildings is to give tenants decision-making power and an opportunity to influence matters related to their own housing. Of...

Implementing common rules

, , / 2.11.2023

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Mari Mansikkamäki, Visual Friday Almost a third of the total housing stock in Finland was built with state housing loans or subsidised loans. State housing grants, subsidies and guarantees are provided by...

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...

Event producer builds community

, / 28.4.2023

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Visual Friday JYY's event producer Suvi Liukkonen describes her workday as "quite calm", even though she has already changed workstation twice. The only thing that makes a working day...

Kortepohja is planned for people

, , , , / 21.4.2023

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen, Visual Friday Kortepohja neighborhood is unique in that the ideals of 1960s and 1970s suburban construction are realized in different ways in different areas.   The Auvilankuja...

Sonja invests in board work

/ 9.11.2022

Original text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Tiina Salminen Sonja Jokinen is an economics student and a member of The Student Union Board of Executives. On the board, the focus of her responsibilities is on the corporation and the Student...

Escape from the city’s noise

, / 4.11.2022

Original text: Anni Pajari | Pictures: Tiina Salminen When Mari Lähteenmäki, who works as a Communications Manager at Soihtu, moved to Jyväskylä to study, she wanted to find a safe haven in the nearby forest of her new hometown. Laajavuori...