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.
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.
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.
Last spring, Laura Del Castillo Munera, a tenant of the Kortepohja Student Village, read in the tenant newsletter about the possibility of getting her own cultivation box for the summer. Both Laura and her flatmate were excited about the idea of growing vegetables from the beginning, on their own yard.
Although most students these days want to live in their own studio apartment, after moving to Finland Maria Marouli wanted to live in shared apartments to get to know other students.