It's a brand!

As a creative student housing company, we build and manage projects in different cities with a great focus on durability and ecology. We think outside the box and aim to grow further through each project. Our renters play an important role in this process. Students are the future and we like to add value for them.

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Upgrade academy

The Upgrade Academy - powered by our parent company Upgrade Estate - is a platform where all our partners and stakeholders (Upkot students, Upliving residents, investors, etc) can join trainings, keynotes, workshops, coaching sessions,... As an Upkot student, you hold an automatic ánd free membership of the Upgrade Academy. Always welcome to join the events and activities, whether it is in real life, or digitally.

  • Meet each other
  • Inspire each other
  • Share experiences and knowledge
  • Innovate 
Dance workshops Danshuis de Ingang - Cuban Salsa movimentos
Danshuis De Ingang is a dance school offering quality dance courses and focusing on dance styles and cultures from all over the world. Besides weekly classes, they offer workshops and dance camps and organise various dance events. All teachers are top in their profession! You will find exotic dances such as African dance, Argentine Tango, Authentic Jazz, Bollywood, Burlesque, Charleston,Flamenco, Indian dance, Lindy Hop, Oriental dance, Salsa, Salsa Rueda.Modern and classical dances such as Ballet, HipHop, Streetdance, Breakdance, Contemporary dance, Jazzdance, Stretching and Yoga. Especially for Upkot students. De Ingang offers 3 free dance workshops in the Upgrade Academy, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 128, 9000 Ghent. You can register for 1 or more workshops. Everyone is welcome, the teachers will adapt to the level of the group. Hope to see you there!
22/11/2021 20:00
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Throughout the academic year, we host several workshops at the Upgrade Academy. These workshops, on various topics (study planning, student wellbeing, exam tips etc) are open to all Upkot students, the more the merrier! Yasmine, our HR-intern will give these workshops in English. So you can participate from your lazy chair, or together with other students in the Upgrade Academy (Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 128, Gent). You can follow all workshops, or just that one that you find suiting for you. We'll inform you through your Upkot Facebook group when we have new workshops available.


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Inspiring activities

Living Upkot means more than only studying. You also want to have fun, meet new friends, be inspired! And that’s exactly what we like to do for you at the Upgrade Academy. 

We would love to invite you for some interesting activities.What to you think of a keynote by Rik Vera, an impro theater performance or workshops, dancing classes or a talk about entrepreneurship by the Belgian Agoria Solar Team? All the activities are free for Upkot students! 


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Impro theater


Rik Vera