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Soihtu Korttelikylä Tenants’ meeting on Tuesday, November 22nd

/ 18.11.2022

Soihtu invites the tenants of Korttelikylä to the annual Tenants’ meeting on Tuesday, November 22nd from 5pm onward at Ilokivi Venue (Keskussairaalantie 2). Soihtu staff is there to talk about current housing issues and tenants will have the...

How to prepare for a power outage as Soihtu’s tenant?

, / 18.11.2022

In the coming winter, due to the electricity shortage, we may have to resort to pre-planned power outages to balance the load. Preparing for a power outage is one of the civic skills.

Tenants’ Info Letter of November

, / 14.11.2022

Soihtu Housing tenants receive a newsletter about the current housing topics in Kortepohja Student Village, Soihtu Vehkakuja and Soihtu Korttelikylä every month. The newsletter is sent to the e-mail address found in our system and provided by the...

Tenants’ meeting for tenants of the Student Village 21.11.22

, , / 14.11.2022

Welcome to the annual tenants’ meeting on Monday, 21.11.2022 at 17:00 in Lillukka. The agenda will be to form the new tenants’ committee. This is a great chance for you to join in and have an impact on the Student Village matters! Tasks of...

Soihtu’s next new construction is a “hybrid building” combining housing and commercial services

, , , , / 14.11.2022

Soihtu aims for a new, 9-story residential building to complement the building stock of the southern area of the Kortepohja Student Village. The new building is in the plans for the southern area of the Kortepohja Student Village, next to Kartanonkuja. No existing buildings need to be demolished because of this new construction, and the operation of the childcare facility in building Q will be secured during the implementation of the new project.

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...

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...

Safety is created together

, / 31.10.2022

Text: Mari Lähteenmäki | Pictures: Tiina Salminen To start with building a safe environment, Soihtu complies with building regulations. This includes the choice of materials, width and lighting of corridors, number of exit routes and...

Soihtu’s restaurant Ilokivi participates in the Wasteless Food Services in Finland project

, , / 31.10.2022

The goal of the Wasteless Food Services in Finland (WFSF) project is to find solutions and good practices to reduce the amount of food waste in private and public food services in Finland. 19 different types of food service operators from different parts of Finland are involved in the project. Restaurant Ilokivi, part of Soihtu Business Unit of JYY, is one of the restaurants selected for the project.

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...

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...