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Oxford Tops Latest University League Table

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Oxford University has been ranked as the best university in the annual Times Higher Education world rankings for the fourth year in a row.

Bristol University Offer Accommodation in Wales After Running Out of Beds

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Bristol University has been offering students accommodation in Wales after running out of room at its own halls.

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)

Student Accommodation Research: More Than 31k PBSA Beds Confirmed for 2019-20

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The supply of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) across the UK continues to increase, with more than 31,000 new bed spaces already confirmed for the 2019-20 academic year. If beds continued to be added at their current rate, then it is likely we will surpass the 32,652 added to the market in 2018.

Could University Applications Take Place After A-level Results Day?

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Universities are considering whether they should shift the timetable of the admissions system so applications would take place after students receive their A-level results.

Life of Riley For Students in Bournemouth

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New high-quality student accommodation is opening in Bournemouth this September. It features a dinner party room, a fitness suite, a club lounge, a cinema room, and a games room and is situated in the town centre.

Ucas Reports Surge in Chinese Applicant Numbers

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The number of Chinese students applying to study at UK universities has increased by 30% since last year, with numbers exceeding those from Northern Ireland for the first time.

United We Stand

Posted by Matthew Goddard in ,

Unite Group has bought Liberty Living in a £1.2 billion pound deal. Liberty living, another of the UK’s biggest student accommodation providers, was valued, on the 31st of May, at £2.2 billion and consists of 24,021 beds.

York House Given Go-Ahead To Be Converted To Ten Storey Student Accommodation Block

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The former site of york house has been given the go-ahead to be revived and converted to student accommodation. The plans rejected by councillors and criticised by locals were approved yesterday after previously called a monolith.


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