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Offers by Residents for Residents

HaDiKo has many offers that make everyday life in a student dorm more easy. Besides the various leisure-time offers, like rooms for making music or workshops for wood an metal, there are of course Internet and telephone connections. You can get a visual impression on the gallery page. The links in the headings of the following paragraphs refer to the HaDiPedia, a wiki page that is only accessible for residents. You'll find further details to the offers there (where, when, who).
You can see where to find the common rooms on the map.

 

Billiards

In the basement of K2 there is the Billiards room of HaDiKo. All prospective world champion can train here or prove their skill at the Bar evening of the K2.

You can excellently play on the high quality table, that is fit for championships, also thanks to the many accessories: There are Queues in different sizes, balls and chalk, and also bridges and a brush to optimize the cover of the table.

The Billiards room is open during K2 Bar evenings and can be rented at other times.


 

Tying machine

Whether for the internship report or the wedding announcement for a floormate, with our tying machine you can make a small book from all the loose pages. The usage of the machine is for free, only the spirals, carton, or transparancies need to be paid for.

The tying machine is administerd by a minister. It can't be lent out, so tyings need to be done locally at the machine and you need to arrange a meeting with the minister. 


 

 

 

AK-Boardgames

Besides the monthly boardgame evenings, AK-Boardgames is responsible for anything concerning the subject of the Middle Ages: brewing mead, fireing a trebuchet, campfire evenings and LARP.
If you want to join us, please visit our boardgame evening (every first Saturday of a month in the common room of K5).


 

 

 

Rooftop Terraces

Enjoy the view and the sun on the new K2 roof top terrace. Power outlets, WIFI, a Barbecue Grill and numerous seats and tables offer a nice place for studying and relaxing. The terrace is open all day all year for anybody. Up to 300 people are allowed to use it (allthough that may be a little over crowded). Please leave the terrace during a thunder storm because its not protected against lightning strikes. Barbecue equippment such as the grill roast, a hand brush and a fire proof container for ashes can be borrowed for a refund from the Dachterrassenminister. Please do not burn paper or wood in the grill as rapid temperature changes could damage it.

There is another rooftop terrace above the TT-room (K1). Groups larger than 8 persons need to write an E-Mail with the name of someone responsible for tidying up after the party. After 11pm no music is allowed and please take care not to be too loud.


 

 

 

 

AK-Electronics

The AK-Electronics runs a laboratory on the floor D6. In there you can find a wide range of tools, measurement equipment and other accessories.


 

 

 

 

AK-Energy and Environment

The AK Energy and Environment campaigns for protection of the environment and pleasant living. By trying to help residents save energy and water as wall as seperate the waste they also campaign for lower rents. HaDiKo residents pay about 70 € a month for utilities. (The amount is included in the total rent). The increase of this fee can only be avoided when responsibly handling the ressources.


 

 

Bike shed

Each house in HaDiKo has a bike shed where residents can protect their bike from the wheather or thieves. The HaDiKo does not take responsibility for the bikes left in the shed. Therefore you should always lock your bike in the shed.


 

 

 

 

HaDiNet

The HaDiNet offers a fast and cheap internet access for residents of HaDiKo. Furthermore they provide several services like WiFi, telephone, a printer, a computer pool etc. Mor information you'll find on the HaDiNet page on the homepage. 


 

 

 

 

 

AK-Wood

The wood workshop provides tools, machinery and technical know how for every domain in processing wood. e.g. models of achitecture, building a bookshelf, repairing furniture, refurbishing your floor and other things.

There are no regular opening hours for the wood workshop. You can book the workshop for your project or rent the tools for a deposit.


 

 

 

 

AK Martial Arts

The AK martial arts arranges an open training for everyone interested in martial arts and living in HaDiKo, meaning for everyone who already has some experience in martial arts or self-defence as well as for everyone who just wants to learn more about the subject. The training is open. We start with a general fitness and strength program for everybody. After that, everyone can train their fighting style and / or we'll show each other techniques and exercises. Also we spar in different fighting styles and offer trainings for self-defence if somebody is interested. We have Budo-mats, a punchbag, a shield, hand- and arm protectors, training-knives and -pistols and Kendo-swords. Furthermore, since winter-semester 12/13 we are ecquipped with protections for torso, head and hands for sparring.

Also, the AK offers special trainings like a security training and is a competent contact for all matters concerning martial arts, self-defence and safety.


 

 

LanKo

Once a Semester the HaDiKo LAN-party will take place in TT-room, the big common room in K1. From Friday afternoon till Sunday morning, the LAN-committee will offer you a coffee-flatrate, championships, wholesale pizza orders and a breakfast on Sunday. To find enough players for not so well known games, there is the "game of the hour" on Friday and Saturday: We will announce a game on the projectors that you than can all play toghether. Also, there is the retro-corner, where you can play the games of back then on old consoles and monitors.

The HaDiKo LAN-party will be announced some weeks befor the event with posters and on the mailing list Hadiko-L. Tickets can be bought in the Bars of K1 and K3 during the regular bar evenings. Also, you should reserve a place on hlp.hadiko.de (only accessible through the HaDiKo Network). At first, the tickets will only be sold to residents, in the week before the event external guests also can buy a ticket.

During the LAN-party non-players are also welcome to have a look, play in the retro-corner or buy snacks and drinks.


 

 

AK-Metal

The metal workshop is located in the basement of K4.
It is normally open Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6pm and 7:30pm. To those times one of the tutors will help you with your repairs. During the opening hours you can also rent our inventory for a small fee and a deposit.


 

 

 

 

Music rooms

The HaDiKo offers two rooms to make music:

Piano room in K1:

In K1 there is a piano room. There only is a piano there and as the room is not sound isolated you shouldn't play there during the nigth (10pm till 6am). The access is administered by the floo B1. further information you'll find at the entrance door to the floor.

Music room in K4:

There is a music room in the basement of K4 to make wild noises. But although the room is sound isolated, the residents would complain about loud noises during the night. Also, no electronically amplified instruments and no percussion instruments may be played there. The key can be borrowed by every resident of the floor L1 between 9am and 10pm.

The music rooms are atministered by AK-Culture. Here you can get access to the music room with your own transponder so that you don't need to always borrow the key at the floors.
Furthermore, the AK-Culture sometimes organizes trips to cultural events in the region of Karlsruhe.


 

 

Multimedia Minister

The multimedia minister offers multimedia devices and helps running them correctly at events.
Togehter with the K3-Bar they organize regular movie evenings (the HaDiKino). Also, they show sports events (e.g. Football world championship) together with one of the Bars. Furthermore they sometimes organize Singstar evenings and you can rent some devices for little money .


 

 

Sewing machine

In HaDiKo you can play sewer if you feel like it.
To do so you need to place a deposit of 20 € with the sewing machine minister


 

 

 

 

 

AK-Photography

  • You need professional equipment for photography?
  • The simple pictures of the drugstore next door are too boring to you?
  • You like black and white images?
  • You want printouts in large formats?
  • You like to make artistically photos?
  • You would like to learn how to develop pictures yourself?

Then the photographic laboratory in the basement of K3 is right for you! We have a wide range of photography devices as well as a laboratory that are available for you.


 

 

AK-Journalism

The AK journalism is responsible for the conception, editing, printing and publishing of our dormitory's journal "Der HaDiKoller", meaning that write articles ourselves as well as ask residents to contribute some texts to the journal.
Furthermore the AK offers technical support in the areas of layout, printing and design.

If YOU would like join us or write some articles, just contact us per e-mail.


 

 

AK-Sports

Hi, we're the AK sports and we're responsible for various sports activities in HaDiKo. For example we lend out sports equipment and organize a HaDiKo-wide football championchip. As of late we also have a weights room.
It is located in the basement of K5 and can be used by every resident after a registration


 

 

 

Washing machines

In the basement of K3, HaDiKo residents are able to wash and dry their clothes.
The washing machine ministers are the contact persons if problems occur and they sell washing-coins as well as order repairs to the machines.