The Halls of Residence on the University campus in Poruba is located about 11km from the centre of Ostrava (20 min by tram). The Halls of Residence in Ostrava Poruba are the biggest accommodation area for students and employees of the VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava (VŠB-TUO). Accommodation capacity is 3 074 beds and there is a possibility to choose between 2 beds and 3 beds rooms. The whole campus area is situated close to the VŠB-TUO Main Building (Rector‘s Department) and is easily accessible by public means of transport (tram number 7,8,17 – tram stop „Rektorát VŠB“ – which is directly next to the main entrance of the VSB-TUO, bus number 37, 40 – bus stop „Studentská“ or „Studentské koleje“- which is directly next to the main entrance of the Halls of Residence or by own car, https://www.vsb.cz/en/practical/travel/.
There are also plenty of cultural and sports facilities in the campus.
High-rise buildings with 13 floors in Poruba campus offer accommodation to 1722 students. Each dwelling unit consists of two rooms, one double bedroom and one triple beds room. These two rooms have common sanitary facility and hall with refrigerator. Kitchen equipped with cooking stove, electric kettles and microwave is common for the whole floor.
In 2010-2011 both buildings underwent major reconstruction changes. The main objective was to improve the infrastructure for education and to create suitable conditions for studying domestic and foreign students.
Buildings C, D, E, offers accommodation in double rooms of the cellular type. Each cell consists of two rooms which have shared bathroom facilities and a kitchenette (fridge and cooker). On each floor is then on the microwave oven.
Since 2012, buildings C, D, E have undergone reconstruction changes. The reconstruction concern the gradual replacement of windows and insulation of the building envelope.
Currently, all rooms have the possibility of connecting to the Internet (cable ways), more information HERE. In the building B is also able to connect to the Internet wirelessly via WI-FI. This connection is particularly suitable for connecting mobile phones ant tablets, more information HERE.
In the area of higher education colleges, students can spend leisure time in student clubs or in one of the dance (dance and dulcimer music). Students who have a relationship to music can use a music classroom with pianos. Also the possibility of sports is sufficient. There is a mini golf course, gym, table tennis, gym, games room.
Dormitories provide a wide range of services that students can use within their accommodations. It is a laundry service, a rental of a vacuum cleaner or iron, regular bed linen change, a bicycle storage and a luggage storage in the summer months.
You can find the list all services on https://www.vsb.cz/ubytovani/en/useful/services/.
In the area of VŠB-TUO campus is located canteen, where students can arrange meals (lunch). For more information about catering go to https://www.vsb.cz/en/practical/meals/.
Students can also take advantage of the newly built a pizzeria. The pizzeria is located on the campus of the dormitory. The menu is 26 types of pizzas and of course there is also spreading after the buildings. Menu, and contacts can be found under the link pizzeria, http://www.vsb.cz/ubytovani/en/useful/pizzerie/.
The cafeteria, which is also located in the area of the dormitory, providing sales of food and retail needs for students, staff and the public.