Coronavirus - Student Support is there for you
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Student Facilities offers a wide range of student services enabling every student to study and develop himself or herself ‘carefree’ and in the best circumstances.
Living in Ghent
FREE and Corona-proof sport-alternatives!
• HIIT@AHS Live
For the Arteveldestudent who wants the advice of a personal coach: Enroll for this HIIT-course!
What? A healthy HIIT workout (HIIT = high intensity interval training) about 12 minutes, given by a personal trainer (from one of our own studentes at Artevelde: teaching PE)
In this online-course, everybody sees each other and the trainer can give personal feedback.
When? On Tuesday AND/OR on Thursday, at 6h30pm via Canvas-course. This until 15th of May.
How? Mail to email@example.com with your preference : Tuesday or/and Thursday.
You will be added to the course on canvas, and there you will be invited fora n online meeting to stream the HIIT-workout.
So you have to enroll for the entire series of lessons. You have to show up online, every week!
• Down Dog Yoga-app
The ‘downdog-yoga-app’ gives FREE access to all of their sports-apps until the 1st of July for all Arteveldestudents! Download the app: https://www.downdogapp.com/
You have to log in with your Artevelde-emailaddress to get the free access.(Choose a new and different password than the one you use for your Artevelde-account).
You start your session whenever you want, on the level you want.
Besides the yoga-classes they also have apps for HIIT-sessions, 7 minute-workouts and even an app to excercice your ballerina-techniques at the ‘barre’ (or chair).
Have you never tried yoga before? Please do, and try the yoga-app for beginners! These apps countain all the activity you need at home! Just download them and stay active!
• Keep moving Ghent
The sports office of the City of Ghent posts live-workouts on their facebookpage. You can joint hem every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11.00am.
You’d rather like it less intense? Or do you want to exercise together with your parents? On Tuesday and Thurseday they post a rather alternative sport-session.
• Quarantrainen at ‘één’
Our public broadcasting channel ‘één’ gets the public in action as well! You can join the Quarantraining-program during the quarantine. They give you the exercices with a demo on their website or facebookpage. All you have to do is train 3 times a week on Wednesdag, Friday and Sunday. Who’s in?
Turn your student card into a sports card! - CANCELED!
Sign in, pay online, and get access to our entire sports offer!
Arteveldestudent: please use 'firstname.lastname@example.org' to login!
Other students: use your student-email to login!
We offer a varied programme from badminton, zumba, volleyball, indoor football, condition training, …
Every day of the week you can go somewhere for some exercise or competition!
All sports activities take place at campus Watersportbaan.
Advance registration for these * sports is necessary! (Open the day after the try-out lesson!)
We also organise lots of events and new sports to try.
Sports Questions? Contact us!
Artevelde University of Applied Sciences participates in the competition of StudentensportVlaanderen, where you can play sports against fellow students of Flemish universites of applied sciences and universities, both in team sports and individually. Complete the application form.
You want to know all about sports news and last-minute changes? Like our Facebook page (Artevelde University of Applied Sciences Sports Department).
Ghent is a bustling city of culture, dive in!
Culture in Ghent for 5 Euro per Ticket!
Theatre, concerts, film, dance, performance, ... make your choice at Studio Skoop, Sphinx, Democrazy, CAMPO, Vooruit, Handelsbeurs and NTGent. Maximum 6 tickets/student/academic year!
Tickets are available at the office of Student Support on your campus from the start of the academic year.
Tumult.fm: On this culture platform, you can discover all there is to see and do in Ghent.
Urgent.fm: the radio station by and for students: listen live!
Student Kick-off: big party at Sint-Pietersplein to celebrate the start of the academic year (first Wednesday of the academic year).
Gentse feesten: 10 days of non-stop partying in the inner city.
Goesting, the weekup, Uit In Vlaanderen, guidoguide Ghent, film festival Ghent
Do you want to stay informed about all free events in Ghent: performances, try-outs, lectures, museums, ...? Check Gratis in Gent, Uit in Gent, Uit in Vlaanderen.
Indulge in our cafeteria and be amazed by the good quality and prices in De Kantiene, campus Kantienberg. For less than 5 euro you can enjoy the daily dish and soup. Sandwiches and salads are also available. We think ecologically and from a fair-trade point of view.
The week menu can be found on My Dinar every week, under 'Artevelde announcements'.
Open every week day from 8h to 14h30: from 8h you can try our freshly baked pastries and from 9h30 we have sandwiches available too. Hot dishes are served between 11:30 and 13:45.
During the exams we are open from 8:30 to 14:00.
Bike Rental and Repair
Going around Ghent by bike, it's possible! De Fietsambassade loves people who ride their bicycle, especially in Ghent. At De Fietsambassade you rent a bicycle without breaking the bank. Choose between two models: a bicycle with or without gears.
Go to De Fietsambassade for bicycle rental, bicycle repair, bicycle parking, innovation and bicycle culture. You can repair your bike at one of their bike points.
With a Buzzy pass (till the age of 24), you can hop-on and hop-off trams and busses in Flanders. For more inforamion, please visit the website of De Lijn.
There is a university medical service for students, which is located at Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, Ghent. Consultations are daily from 9 am to 7 pm on working days (9 am – 5 pm by appointment, 5 pm – 7 pm without appointment).
There are no evening consultations during the Christmas/Easter holidays, July and August. You can make an appointment during office hours at the reception of the Advisory Centre for Students: call +32 9 264 70 20.
Please inform the doctor if you can’t make it to the appointment. If you need urgent medical help at night, in weekends or on holidays, you can call the central number +32 9 236 50 00.
There is a library on the different campuses with information about the content of the departments on that campus. The student card gives you access to all of Artevelde University of Applied Sciences’ media libraries and digital sources.
The website of the city of Ghent offers more information to organise your stay in Ghent.
The Office of Student Support
Looking for a student room or financial support?
Upset about something and in need of a serious talk?
An interest in Sports or cultural activities?
The Office of Student Support (Stuvo) is there for you.
Discover who to contact on your campus.