A temporary hostel or a cruise ship in the Enschede harbor. Those were some of the ideas mentioned during the Student Housing Challenge. The event, focused on solving the student housing crisis in Twente, took place past weekend in the DesignLab at the UT.
Student Housing Challenge will be held on the 24th and 25th September in the DesignLab of the University of Twente. The goal of this event: finding long-term solutions to the shortage of rooms for international students in Twente.
Because of the corona crisis, many international students are not able to live in their apartments. ‘Yet we are not allowed to terminate our contracts,’ says Anny, UT student from Colombia. She is putting together a group of students who rent from Xior and Camelot, in order to get the UT to help mediate with the companies.