Universities Lose Funding Even Before Brexit

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UK Universities are already reporting a fall in the share of funding they receive from the European Union, with vice-chancellors fearing UK projects are losing out even before Brexit has taken place.

Maslow Capital Completes Three PBSA deals

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Maslow Capital has completed deals for three purpose-built student accommodation schemes valued at around £65m.

Oxford University to Issue 100-year Bond

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The University of Oxford is looking to raise £250 million through the international capital markets, by issuing a bond it plans to pay back in 100 years time.

Bath University’s vice-chancellor Steps Down Amid Pay Controversy

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The vice-chancellor of Bath University is stepping down amid criticism of her pay package worth £468,000.

Unite Group Secures New Debt Facility

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Unite Group has secured an investment grade credit rating and arranged a new five-year unsecured debt facility, which will help to reduce financing costs and provide a greater level of flexibility and diversity when sourcing funds to support growth.

StuRents Survey Shows That a Majority of Students Think That Booking Fees Are 'Fair'

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As parliament looks to enforce a blanket ban on letting agent fees, a new survey by StuRents shows that a majority of students believe that being charged a booking fee on their accommodation is actually 'fair'.

The Student Loans Company Fire Their Chief Executive

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The Student Loans Company has fired its chief executive Steve Lamey, after a long-running investigation into his conduct.

Unite Acquires 437-bed Sheffield Site

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Unite Students Accommodation Fund (USAF) has acquired Brass Founders in Sheffield for £35.5 million, with Unite's share valued at £8.4 million.

Henderson Park and Hines Launch Student Accommodation Joint Venture

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European real estate investment platform Henderson Park has joined up with real estate firm Hines to purse value-added investments in the European student accommodation market.

Empiric Sells Its Only Stirling Asset

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Empiric Student Property have sold a student accommodation development site in Stirling for £2.0 million.