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Oxford University to Continue Face-to-Face Teaching

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Oxford University is planning to use a mix of face-to-face and online teaching at the start of the new academic year in October.

JEDS Investments Secures Huge Southampton Scheme

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JEDS Investments has been granted planning permission to build hundreds of new beds in Southampton.

90 North Acquires Schemes in Edinburgh and Leicester

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Two blocks of student accommodation located in Edinburgh and Leicester have changed hands as part of a £22 million acquisition by 90 North Real Estate Partners and Rasameel Investment Company.

Developers in Nottingham Asked to Contribute to Affordable Housing

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New proposals being put forward by the Nottingham's city council could see developers of new student accommodation having to pay a contribution towards new affordable housing.

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If you're managing your tenancies in Excel, on paper, or using a mish-mash of IT solutions, now might be the perfect time to take a look at StuRents.

Work Begins on Huge Stoke-on-Trent Development

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Work has begun on a huge new student accommodation complex in Stoke-on-Trent that will result in 939 bedrooms being built.

Watkin Jones Releases Half Year Results

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The specialist student accommodation and build to rent developer Watkin Jones has recorded a 16.7% year-on-year increase in revenue, whilst adjusted profit before tax rose by 6.4% to £26.6 million.

Cambridge Confirms No Face-to-Face Lectures in 2020-21

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The University of Cambridge has confirmed there will be no face-to-face lecturers during the next academic year.

Student Accommodation Research: Q2-2020 Market Update

Posted by Richard Ward

Planning application activity in the first three months of 2020 remained robust, however, the long-term trend points to a slowdown in activity at a national level. Meanwhile, smaller bed sizes such as 1-bed flats and studios grew in popularity, although this trend reflects typical seasonal variances rather than an underlying change in demand for this size.

Students Must Be Told of Teaching Format

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The Office for Students (OfS) has insisted that students must be told with absolute clarity on how courses will be taught, before committing to a place.