On 19 September Ghent University opened 656 new housing units. These units are spread ove 4 residence halls and are reserved for international students and guests.
To underscore the excellent partnership with a number of foreign universities and the international character of the homes, they have been named Canterbury, Göttingen, Groningen and Uppsala.
The official inauguration of the new housing facilities took place on Monday 19 september at 5.00 p.m.- Kantienberg, Stalhof 45, 9000 Gent
On occasion of the event students of the different universities competed against each other in various sports (five-a-side football, 3 on 3 basketball and korfball) on Sint-Pietersplein from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.