Student Finance News

Empiric Reports Strong Revenue Growth

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Empiric Student Property has reported revenue growth of 14% year-on-year for the six months ending 30 June 2019 to £35.7 million.

Universities Providing Cash Incentives in a Competitive Market

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Universities are being criticised over their use of cash incentives to persuade students to join their courses, with those going through clearing being offered scholarships of up to £4,500.

Student Accommodation Research: The PBSA Premium

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With the topic of student debt and affordability high on the agenda, we have analysed more than 750k beds to determine the average premium that students can expect to pay for private purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) compared to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)

DWS Acquires Vita Group Portfolio

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DWS has snapped up a £600m UK student accommodation portfolio from Vita Group.

Lords Report Condemns Tuition Fee Cut

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A Lords committee has concluded that a reduction in tuition fees for students in England would have severe consequences for universities.

Student Tribe Set for Expansion

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Student Tribe is looking to raise funds so that it can expand its portfolio of student accommodation.

Study Reveals Cost of Dublin's PBSA

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A new study suggests that less than 7% of purpose-built student accommodation developed in Dublin since 2016 is available for less than EUR 840 per month.

Kexgill Secure Finance from Oaknorth

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Oaknorth Bank has provided a loan to Kexgill to convert four semi-detached houses in Hull into 12 studio flats for students at the University of Hull.

StuRents Lands Open Banking Partner to Bring Benefits to Tenants and Property Managers

Posted by Richard Ward in

StuRents has announced a partnership with open banking provider that will enable students, landlords and agents to benefit from open banking services, including the ability to make direct bank transfers.

A Successful Empire

Posted by Matthew Goddard in

Empiric Student Property PLC has confirmed that its operating margin is expected to be above 67% with operational costs of less than £10 million and dividend cover of 85%.


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