Student Accommodation News

Chester Plans Superseded?

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Plans to build hundreds of student beds in Chester may have been ditched in favour of building a new hotel.

Student Accommodation Research: Growth in PBSA Changing Market Fundamentals

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Growth in the supply of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) has been prolific in recent years, with 34,409 beds delivered in 2019 alone, representing an increase of 5.3% year-on-year.

CMA Approve Unite's Acquisition of Liberty Living

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The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has unconditionally approved Unite's acquisition of Liberty Living for £1.4 billion.

University Workers to Strike Over Pay and Pensions

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are to strike for eight days in disputes over pay and pensions.

Student Union Votes Not to Support Rent Strikes

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Trinity College Dublin Students' Union (TCDSU) has voted against adopting a stance that would see it support rent strikes by student activists.

Oxford Scheme Faces Objections From Historians

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Historians have raised concerns over the loss of Oxford’s medieval core, due to plans to knock down two buildings, which will be replaced by student accommodation.

Empiric Reports Revenue Growth of 10%

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Empiric Student Property plc has reported an increase in student revenue of approximately 10% for the full year 2019, driven by an increase in the number of beds, better occupancy rates, and an increase in revenue per bed.

Brighton Scheme Faces Uncertain Future

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The locals of Brighton have been divided over plans to build almost 400 new student bedrooms.

Santander and Bath Sign Their Fifth Partnership

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Santander Universities UK and the University of Bath have entered another three-year partnership, representing the fifth such arrangement between the two institutions.

RGU Start Search for New Principal

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Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University (RGU) has begun searching for a new principal to lead the institution.


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