Soihtu Vehkakuja

Cultivation boxes can be reserved 19.2. onwards

, , , / 8.2.2024

In Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja, tenants have the opportunity to reserve cultivation boxes and plots for the summer. In the Student Village, there are a total of 20 cultivation boxes (in the inner courtyard of RS buildings), and...

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...

Current apartment situation

, , , , / 10.8.2023

Soihtu has three housing locations in Jyväskylä: Kortepohja Student Village, Soihtu Korttelikylä and Soihtu Vehkakuja. All apartments of September have now been offered to applicants. We offer apartments that are available later in autumn to those who have sent an apartment application.

For the new tenant’s of Soihtu

, , , , / 19.7.2023

A lot of new students are moving into Soihtu's apartments this autumn. If you are one of the new tenants, it can feel like there are plenty of things to take care of so here is a list to help Soihtu’s new tenants. KEYSYou can get the keys to...

Sustainable Village 13th of May at 12-15

, , , / 26.4.2023

Kestävä kylä (sustainable village) is an event held in the Kortepohja Student Village (at Rentukka square) dedicated to the circular economy. Why throw things away and buy new things when they can be given new life in someone else’s hands or by...

Cultivation boxes available 28.3. onwards

, , , / 21.3.2023

The tenants in Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja are able to reserve their own cultivation box free of charge during summer months. There are a total of 20 cultivation boxes in the Student Village (in the courtyard of RS buildings) and...

The tenants’ committees for 2023 have been organized

, , , , / 2.2.2023

In the housing locations of Soihtu, the tenants can influence housing and the development of community in many ways. At the tenants' meetings organized in November of last year, the committees for 2023 were chosen for each housing location and the...

Results from the autumn 2022 tenant survey

, , , , / 2.1.2023

The autumn 2022 resident survey was the first to which the tenants of Soihtu Korttelikylä have also responded. The research material was collected from the tenants as an internet survey 14.-27.11.2022 sent to all tenants who subscribe to the Soihtu Tenant Info newsletter. The survey’s response rate was 25,1 %.

Soihtu organizes a water saving competition – possibility to win 1000 € for the community!

, , , , / 15.12.2022

Do you know how much water you use daily? In Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja, water is included in the rent, so the tenant does not have to think much about the water consumption. However, we want to encourage all our tenants to...

Outage in broadband network 19.10.

, , , / 13.10.2022

The use of Soihtu’s Broadband Network, technically part of the University of Jyväskylä’s Student Network, will be interrupted due to urgent maintenance work on the core network on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. The outage is expected to last...

An energy renovation project begins at Soihtu Vehkakuja

, , , , / 12.10.2022

n the energy renovation, a heat recovery system based on exhaust air heat pump technology will be built for the Soihtu Vehkakuja buildings. When the renovation is complete, the warm exhaust air of the buildings is recovered and used in heating. During summer, the recovered heat can be used also to heat domestic water, so the district heating consumption of the location will reduce significantly.

Home insurance offered to JYY members living in some of Soihtu housing locations will be discontinued

, , , / 30.9.2022

The home insurance offered to JYY members living in Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja will expire at the end of the this year, on 31st of December 2022. This gives tenants time to explore the options and choose the insurance they...