Student facilities

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

Here you can find all the information you need to know about renting a room.



Our new evening sports offer starts from 14 February untill 13 May.
(except for the Easter holidays 4-18 April)

€1/sports session. Book and pay online via the events tool of Artevelde UAS.
Artevelde students can immediately register with their own login via the button.
External students have to register first with their e-mail address of their educational institution. (Do not use a hotmail, gmail, outlook, etc.)

Reservations can be made weekly from Tuesday 12h (1 week in advance) until the session is full,
or until the day of the sports session 4 pm. So be on time!

Always bring your student card, clean sports shoes and a refillable water bottle.

Location: Campus Watersportbaan.

Follow our updates on Facebook page (Artevelde University of Applied Sciences Sports Department) or via instagram.

Join us on Strava!

Would you like a healthy competition between the different study programs at Artevelde UAS?

Business and Management : runningclub

Communication, Media and Design : runningclub

Health and Care: runningclub

Education: runningclub

People and Society: runningclub

Arteveldehogeschool fietst : the strava-cycling-club for all cycling students

Sport @ home?

You can register on the Down Dog Yoga Apps for free as an Arteveldestudent.

Buy our swimming card at Stuvo at your campus. (only for Artevelde students -26years)

Sports Questions? Contact us!

Desire Competition?
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.

Stay Informed?
You want to know all about sports news and last-minute changes? Like our Facebook page or via instagram.


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!
Mail for tickets. On this culture platform, you can discover all there is to see and do in Ghent. 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.

Online tips:
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.

KLIK: Ghent student app

Meet fellow Ghent students with similar interests:
download KLIK - student Gent, now in the App Store or Google Play!

Hungry or thirsty?

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.

Public Transport

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.

A doctor please!

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 1733.

Library services

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.