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Dundee Students Told to Self-Isolate

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Hundreds of students in a block of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in Dundee have been told to self-isolate after a suspected case of coronavirus was reported.

Department for Education Issues New Guidance

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Under new guidance issued by the Department for Education, university students in England could be confined to their residents and barred from going to their family homes in the event of a local coronavirus outbreak.

PBSA Offering Shorter Leases

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Reports suggest that the purpose-built student accommodation sector (PBSA) has started to advertise shorter, more flexible tenancy agreements.

CA Ventures Launches Novel Student Platform

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CA Ventures, a Chicago-based global investment management company, has announced the launch of Novel Student.

Dublin PBSA Forced to Close

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A block of privately run student accommodation in Dublin has been forced to close amid safety concerns.

Huge Reduction in Plymouth Students

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Agents for the owners of the former No Place Inn in North Road West say there has been a 'massive reduction' in the number of students expected to come to the city due to Covid-19.

UCAS Reports Rise in Students Accepting Offers

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Despite the ongoing uncertainty due to coronavirus, UCAS has reported a year-on-year rise in the number of undergraduates holding a firm offer to start a course this autumn.

Cardiff Schemes Seek Alternative Use

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Two prominent blocks of student accommodation in Cardiff have submitted a change of use requests due to inadequate student numbers.

Survey Reports a Drop in Student Satisfaction

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The most recent Student Academic Survey, based on views from 10,000 students across the UK, has found that 31% consider their course to be poor or very poor value, up from 29% last year.

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.