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Apply now for building D!

, / 12.5.2021

If you would like to live in the renovated building D, fill in an apartment applications online or update your current application. Application time 12.-31.5.2021.

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.

Village key cards expire 20th of May

, , , / 6.5.2021

The village key cards (ie. the contactless key cards used by tenants of the buildings EFHJKLMNOPQ) will expire on Thursday 20th of May. Tenants of the Student Village can pick up new key card from Lillukka (space connected to Rentukka), where a...

Keycards in building A expire in May

, , / 6.5.2021

The contactless key cards used in building A expire on 24th of May. Tenants of building A can pick up new key cards from Lillukka (a space connected to Rentukka), where a temporary key collection point will be set up for exchanging keys. The new key...

Where lies the village spirit?

, , / 5.5.2021

Text: Jenna Pigg | Picture in the article: Anssi Kumpula Tenants wish they could influence on their own environment more actively and get their voice heard. Only question how to do it, when students’ life is quite active already and then...

Versatile services get praise, but the opportunities for influencing raise questions

, , , / 4.5.2021

Tenant surveys are one of Soihtu’s ways of mapping the tenants’ wishes and opinions. In the surveys, the tenants give a lot of open feedback every year, which Soihtu staff then carefully reviews. Feasible suggestion will be taken into account either immediately or scheduled for later.

Viewpoint on Housing: Tenant Activity in Transition

, , , / 4.5.2021

In the early days of Kortepohja Student Village it was assumed, as was typical to the 60’s and 70’s, that everyone wanted to participate in developing their living environment.

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.

Clarifications in the driving routes in Kortepohja Student Village

, , , / 29.4.2021

The entrance drivevay renovation of the Kortepohja student village was finished in the fall of 2020. In the renovation, some of the rooted driveways of the Student Village area were changed. According to the feedback and questions we have received,...

Common spaces will be open starting from May

, / 28.4.2021

JYY and Soihtu open the common spaces on the 1st of May. There will be hand sanitizers available for users. The use of face masks is recommended. The users need to follow the current recommendations and restrictions of the city of Jyväskylä and...

Bicycles estimated to be abandoned marked in the Student Village

, , / 27.4.2021

Bicycles estimated to be abandoned have once again been marked in Kortepohja Student Village. Due to the pandemic, the marking campaign wasn’t able to be done last year, so a record number of bicycles were marked this year - a total of...

Application time for building D begins in May

, / 23.4.2021

Have you already heard that building D in the Kortepohja Student Village will be fully renovated by August? The renovation of building D, one of the Kortepohja Student Village’s ”Tower Blocks”, located near Rentukka, will be finished in the summer of 2021. Application time: 12.–31.5.2021