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
Low-budget sports? No problem! Turn your student card into a sports card! You pay 20 euro once and you can practise sports from 30 September until 20 December 2019, accident insurance included.
Turn your student card into a sports card! Sign in en pay online, and get access to our entire sports offer!
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!
We also organise lots of events and try-out. Check them:
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.