Students to Face Even Higher Interest Rate Charges After RPI Increase

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Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will face even higher interest rate charges on student loans following an increase in the Retail Prices Index.


Unite Students Announces Latest Valuation Update

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Unite Group has released its latest valuation update for the Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) and the London Student Accommodation Joint Venture (LSAV).


AZ Real Estate Acquire Birmingham Accommodation

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AZ Real Estate has snapped up a 136-bed student accommodation scheme in Birmingham on behalf of a private Russian buyer.


New Co-operative Model Looks to Cut the Cost of Student Living

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In a model based on those already established in the US and Canada, where hundreds of thousands of students live in co-operatives, students in Nottingham are setting up their own scheme to help provide affordable student accommodation.


Report Finds Three Southern Universities Contribute £4.2bn to the UK Economy

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A report by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has found three universities in the South of England are injecting more than £4.2 billion into the UK economy each year, helping to support 52,300 jobs.


Ulster University Belfast Campus Faces Significant Delays

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Ulster University hasn't been able to provide a time-frame for when the new £250 million Belfast campus will be built, after work on the project stopped in February.


Universities Minister Backs Calls for Student Refunds

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The government's universities minister Sam Gyimah has said students whose courses have been disrupted by the recent university strikes should receive compensation for lost classes.


iQ Student Mulls Over Possible Stock Listing

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The chief executive of iQ Student Accommodation has suggested the company could draw up plans to float the business or look for major private investment by the end of the year.


Unite Releases Its Year End Results

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Unite has released its results for the year ending 31 December 2017, reporting profit before tax of £229.4 million.


Theresa May Set to Announce Tuition Fee Review

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Prime minister Theresa May is set to formally announce a year-long independent review of student finance today as she admits students in England face one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world.


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