Tenant story

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...

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...

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...

Rentukka gym opens exceptionally 27th of February at 3 pm

, / 21.2.2023

Some surface painting will be done at the Rentukka gym, which will include at least the four pillars of the gym and worn wall surfaces. On Monday 27.2 the gym will be closed until 3 pm for maintenance and painting of surfaces. After 3 pm the gym is...

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.

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.

Proud of the own self-grown food

, , , / 10.5.2021

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.

A friend became a flatmate

, , , , , / 3.5.2021

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.