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Kuopas – Student apartments in Kuopio, Finland Kuopas (Kuopio Student Housing Company) builds and maintains student housing in Kuopio. Around 3000 students live in Kuopas housing already – join the community! Kuopas will provide you with a home during your […]
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Moving in Quick guide
Finally, it’s time for studies and moving into a student apartment – warm welcome! Moving always involves a lot to remember and do – especially if it’s your first time moving into your own home! We have put together this […]
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Applying Quick guide
Read our guide to applying for a student rental apartment from Kuopas! Life is here and now. We provide the base, walls and roof so that you can get the most out of it. Did you receive a studying place […]
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Application, apartment types and rents
Read the guides and apply for Kuopas student apartments in Kuopio! First, make sure you have read the Applying Quick guide. After that, you have all the information needed to apply! You can see all our locations and apartments from […]
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Student apartment locations
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Attachments of agreement
Here you can find the attachments of tenancy agreement: Terms of agreement Tenants responsibility table Notice of termination Rules of order Moving out instructions
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Internet connection, sauna and other services
Internet connection All our apartments have free Internet. To enable it (25 Mbit/s) in your new apartment, you need to contact DNA and register yourself in their system as a user. All shared apartments / rooms have a modem when […]
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Move-in inspection
Inspect the condition of your apartment by using this checklist. Mark down any faults and defects you notice and send the checklist within 14 days from key pick up, even if you don’t find any defects. This is for your […]
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Tenant’s guide
You are reading the housing guide of Kuopas, which aims to ease your start as a new tenant and to inform current tenants about our services and shared rules. The guide covers the most important aspects, but don’t hesitate to […]
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Living in Kuopas
From this page you can find all the necessary information for living in Kuopas. Are you considering issues related to tenancy rights, disturbances, changing your Kuopas apartment or subleasing? Click below and you’ll find lots more information under the heading! […]
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Sauna, laundry room and parking spaces
Sauna There is a free sauna period every week, 1.5 hours for men and 1.5 hours for women. The time can be found on the sauna door in your building. You can also rent your own sauna turn (1 hour […]
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Cleaning and home maintenance
A tenant is responsible for cleaning and small maintenance tasks in the building. In the list below, you can check what you can and should do yourself. Neglecting to clean the flat might become expensive, at the latest when you […]
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Maintenance
Introduction Our own maintenance or our associate oversee the property’s upkeep. The maintenance work includes general property care tasks, such as the maintenance of electricity, heating and plumbing, cleaning, heating of the sauna and lawn care as well as changing […]
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Fault report
When should I send a fault report? In urgent problems (water leaks, sewer problems, dangerous electricity problems) call 24/7 maintenance service +358 (0) 44 764 0760. It’s too hot or cold Doors or windows don’t open or close properly Ventilation […]
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Moving out Quick guide
Welcome to our move-out guide! We hope your time of residence has been pleasant, and you have enjoyed your Kuopas home. This move-out guide provides a comprehensive overview of various stages of moving out, such as terminating the lease, move-out […]
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What is Kuopas?
Kuopas (Kuopio Student Housing Company) builds and maintains student housing in Kuopio. About 3000 students live in Kuopas housing already – join the community! Kuopas is owned by the city of Kuopio. Kuopas will provide you with a home during […]
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Contact us
Do you have a question? The easiest and quickest way to get an answer is to read our guides: Applying Quick guide Moving in Quick guide Moving out Quick guide Tenant’s guide You can also try our the search function […]
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Special saunas
Kuopas has three special saunas which are rented to groups of up to 20 people. You can rent the sauna for one night starting from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The bill for the sauna is sent one week in […]
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Feedback
You can send anonymous feedback to Kuopas with this form. Please do not use this form for sending Fault reports or disturbance notifications.
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Kuopas – Student apartments in Kuopio
Kuopas is a nonprofit company owned by the City of Kuopio. Our task is to manage student housing in Kuopio. Kuopas’ apartments are designed for students and our apartments are situated in good locations near educational institutes. Free Internet connection, […]
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Welcome home to Kuopas!
We are happy that you found a suitable home. We hope that you get comfortable in Kuopio. Our Moving in Quick guide will help you getting started with you new home. From Tenant’s guide you can also find useful information […]
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Guide for Exchange & Master’s degree students
Student housing in Kuopio Kuopas (Kuopio Student Housing Company) builds and maintains student housing in Kuopio. More than 3000 students and their families live in Kuopas’ apartments. Kuopio Student Housing Company (In English) Kuopion Opiskelija-asunnot Oy (In Finnish) Address: Torikatu […]
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Damage cost sheet
Tenant’s duty is to keep the apartment in good shape. The tenant is responsible for all damages to the apartment, if the damage is not within normal wear. The repair work will be priced according to this damage costs sheet. […]
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Termination of contract
How to give Notice of termination to Kuopas and what is it? To end the tenancy contract with Kuopas, tenants with an open-ended contract must give Kuopas a Notice of termination at minimum one calendar month before they leave. Notice […]
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Internet, TV and modems
How to use and activate or order Kuopas Internet? To enable the free DNA internet connection (25Mbit/s) in your new apartment, you need to contact a company called DNA. They will switch the connection on. DNA Oyj is the company […]
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Rent a shared electric car
Shared electric car for Kuopas’ tenants – Rent it! NOTE! PlanBil Oy has ceased its operations, which is why Kuopas’ shared car is out of use, at least for the time being. We are investigating the possibilities for the continuation […]
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Building guide
Here you can find your building’s safety plan (FIN), storage locations, laundry locations, sauna locations, parking slot map and energy certificate. You can reserve laundry machines from an online reservation service. We will send you a link to the system […]
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Apartment gallery
Are you looking for pictures of Kuopas apartments? Here you can find them! Kuopas’ apartment gallery – pictures of the stunning apartments lived in and decorated by our tenants. You can take inspiration from the pictures for your own interior […]
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Preparing for power cuts and energy saving actions
The electricity may break during this winter Short regional power cuts can be expected during the winter due to a possible nationwide power shortages. An electricity shortage occurs when electricity production and imports are not enough to cover electricity consumption. […]
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Front page 2023
Kuopas – Student apartments in Kuopio, Finland Kuopas (Kuopio Student Housing Company) builds and maintains student housing in Kuopio. Around 3000 students live in Kuopas housing already – join the community! Our mission is to provide students affordable housing for […]
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PlanBil will cease operations
PlanBil, which provided a shared car service to Kuopas, will cease its operations Kuopas has had electronic shared car in use for tenants. The service has been provided by PlanBil Oy. However, we have been informed that PlanBil will cease […]
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What you should know when moving into your first home?
Moving is always time consuming process – especially if it’s your first time moving into your first home (in Finland)! We gathered below some tips for those who are moving into their own place for a first time.   Remember […]
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Apartment availability update 8/2023
Welcome to read Kuopas’ apartment availability update for August 2023!   The apartment availability update reviews the current situation of Kuopas’ available apartments. You can always see all our currently available apartments and also our soon to be available apartments […]
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Apartment availability update 11/2023
Welcome to read Kuopas’ apartment availability update for November 2023!   The apartment availability update reviews the current situation of Kuopas’ available apartments. Take also a look at the few interesting options we chose from our available apartments below! You […]
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Remember to recycle!
Did you know that a significant amount of recyclable waste, such as organic waste, cardboard, and plastic, still ends up in mixed waste?   Recyclable waste can be reused, contributing to significant environmental benefits! In addition, mixed waste costs about […]
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Moving in and moving out
Moving into or out of a Kuopas apartment? Read this article! In this article, we go through the process of moving into and out of a student apartment. Student apartments are much more than just spaces; they are communities, places […]
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The temperature and indoor air quality of the apartment
During cold weather, the temperature and indoor air quality of the apartment can be a concern. With the guidance provided in this article, you will know how to influence the temperature and indoor air quality in your home. Additionally, you […]
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The rules of shared housing
Welcome to read more about Kuopas’ shared housing! Whether you are a current tenant or are considering moving into one of our shared apartments, this article is for you. Kuopas offers a range of housing options, from studio flats and […]
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Vote for the best patch!
It’s time to vote for the best patch design! *The voting is closed and the winner is number 7. Congratulations!* We received gorgeous designs for Kuopas’ new patch and now is the time to vote for the winner. All designs […]
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Car heating cables
Always disconnect the car heating cables from the socket For safety reasons, the car heating cables should always be disconnected from the socket after use and the socket cover should be kept locked. As spring comes, when the car heating […]
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Shared apartment tenant – take advantage of the common forms!
Do you live in a shared apartment with a roommate? If yes, download these super useful common forms to help you with the shared rules and cleaning routine!   Use the buttons below to download the common forms where you […]
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Applying tips
New student! Read here for tips on apartment search: You can apply for housing as soon as you have received the official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Eastern Finland / Savonia UAS but no sooner than six months […]
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Apartments available/becoming available (Newsletter for applicants)
Now is the best time to change apartments! WE HAVE SEVERAL APARTMENTS IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE OR VACANT FROM 1ˢᵗ JUNE – APPLY NOW! Read below the latest Kuopas Newsletter for Applicants, where we give you more details about our housing situation. […]
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Moving out? Here’s some cleaning tips!
Tips for move-out cleaning When moving out, it’s crucial to leave the apartment in a clean state. This article provides detailed cleaning instructions for each part of your home, accompanied by example cleaning photos. These tips you can use also […]