Luleå University of Technology has fueled the first-choice applicants among the national universities for the autumn courses. The whole 1194 more students than last year, has Luleå University of Technology as a priority and now housing for students are increasing at breakneck speed. In recent years, with increased application rate to Luleå University of Technology has now led the municipality of Luleå and Lindbäcks Bygg for a decision: - even more construction of student housing will be built in Lulea.
- This is an incredibly important decision for the students at Luleå University of Technology and absolutely necessary, says Johan Aaaro, President of the Student Association at Luleå University of Technology
The new popular student residential area Klintbacken in Luleå is growing fast. The area is only a ten minute bike path from Luleå city center and 10 minutes walking distance from Luleå University of Technology - is what will be the new growing student housing area in Lulea.
In two years, 325 apartments is built in the area:
* In October 2011 was 65 new student housing done Klint Hill in Lulea
* In December 2011, was a further 65 apartments finished
* In September 2012, 65 apartments to move into
* And now avsöljas the autumn of 2013, a further 130 apartments to be ready for occupancy in the area.
Stefan Lindbäck, President of Lindbäcks Construction is very pleased with the large investment in the construction of the 325 new student flats at popular Klintbacken at Luleå University of Technology:
- We are pleased that we as builders can contribute really good student apartments as more and more students in Sweden, has Luleå University of Technology as their first choice, says Stefan Lindbäck.
The most recent decision on further new construction of student housing on Klintbacken was just recently, a very positive and important decision for Luleå municipality considers Karl Petersen, Mayor of Luleå:
- Construction of new student housing on Klintbacken is part of Luleå Municipality building for 10,000 more Luleåbor. Lulea needs both more students and more housing in order to grow and develop, says Karl Petersen.