The New Student Dormitories of the Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee
The New Student Dormitories are part of the campus of Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee:
The new Student Dormitories are located on the campus of Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee. The campus borders on the Sea of Galilee, to the north and the fields of the Jordan Valley to the south.
The student dormitories contain around 250 beds, in three buildings, and comprise a very varied range of housing.
At the front of the dormitories you can see the restored Semakh Railway Station which has been converted into the Center for Land of Israel Studies, and an open visitors’ center which tells the story of the Valley Train, the Semakh Station and the region as a whole.
A great deal of thought was invested in the new student dormitories, both with regard to the living conditions and to the student experience after study hours.
In addition to studies and a unique center devoted to the love of, and information about, the Land of Israel, the site will offer leisure facilities for students.
The green fields of the Jordan Valley lie to the rear of the dormitories
From the windows of the dormitories one can see a unique Israeli landscape: the Sea of Galilee stretches out beneath the windows, along with the fields of the Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights, the Gilead region, the intersection of three borders, Mount Berniki, Tsefat, Tiberias and a view which can only be seen in this part of Israel.
The location of the dormitories on the campus enables the students to utilize the campus facilities throughout much of the day and night – classrooms, laboratories, computer laboratories and the library which will be open for the students living at the dormitories.
The range of apartments in the dormitory buildings:
The dormitory buildings are divided into apartments which contain different combinations of rooms. The apartments and rooms: furnished, equipped and designed to accommodate the students’ needs.
The range of apartment types:
With a single room
With a room for two partners
With a room for a couple
With two rooms for two partners each
With three rooms for three partners each
Apartments tailored for people with special needs
Student welfare services available at the dormitories site:
Washing machines and driers
Rest and recreation club
Adjacent parking lot for the students
Social cultural activities on the college campus:
In the 2015-16 school year a program of social-cultural activities for all students has been planned for after class hours on the college campus. The students living in the dormitories will be able to avail themselves of these activities (after having a rest, a shower and taking a short stroll to the heart of the campus).
Student welfare services available near the college:
Food and leisure – around 1.5 km. from the dormitory site, opposite the Sea of Galilee, there is a large shopping center with restaurants.
The Eyal House advanced sports center with a heated swimming pool (with student discounts) is located around 5 km. from the college.
The Spindan advanced sports center (with student discounts) is located around 2.5 km. from the college, at Kibbutz Degania A.
Culture: around 250 m. from the dormitories there is one of the largest cultural centers in the north of Israel, Gabriel House (movies, shows etc.).
Night clubs: the Glory Club about 5.5 km. away, the Doris Club – about 2.9 km. and the Aloha Bar around 5 km. away.
The student dormitories fees:
The price of the rooms in the student dormitories will be based on the accommodation unit (room) in which the student lives, according to the range of accommodation types.
The students who live at the dormitories will benefit from a wide range of scholarships.