Last week, the student housing landlord interest group Kences argued, out of concern for our wellbeing, that more people should live in student rooms. Just coincidentally of course, that would also be better for them. Student columnist Niels ter Meer thinks we should take their take with a big bag of salt.
The financial consequences of the energy crisis will also be felt by students, with monthly rates that are about 100 euros higher than they are now. This is the warning given by UT PhD candidate Nando Tolboom, who will be holding an information session in the Waaier next week. 'Behavioural change is the best way to ease the pain.'
Ook studenten gaan snel en langdurig de financiële gevolgen van de energiecrisis voelen, met maandtarieven die zo’n 100 euro hoger liggen dan nu. Daarvoor waarschuwt UT-promovendus Nando Tolboom, die volgende week een informatiebijeenkomst houdt in de Waaier. ‘Met gedragsverandering kun je de pijn het meest verzachten.’
The UT expects less problems for students on the housing market in Enschede this year. Yet the university did start informing prospective students earlier about possible difficulties. ‘It is wise to start searching early.’
The first Monday of every month LUVANE presents you with a freshly cooked campus cartoon. A plate full of tasty colors, flavored with a pinch of humor, and served to satisfy your sateless hunger for procrastination.
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.