Housing & Community

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Former French prison to be remodelled as student accommodation

A former 19th-century prison will be transformed into private student accommodation in a first for France. The €4.5million  project, undertaken by developer MJ Développement...
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Japan commits to a decade of student mobility growth

The Japanese government has announced an ambitious goal of attracting 400,000 inbound international students and increasing the number of Japanese outbound students to 500,000...
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Is shipping container student housing gaining traction in the U.S.?

While shipping container dormitories have been adopted as a solution to student accommodation shortages in countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Scotland, and...
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GSL and CUBO announce partnership to deliver deeper insight into UK & Ireland PBSA

Global Student Living (GSL) and College & University Business Officers (CUBO) have today announced a new partnership that will include the development and delivery...

California State Poly floats unusual idea to cope with student housing shortage

Californian State Polytechnic University, Cal Poly Humboldt has been forced to consider a range of creative options for housing students, including floating accommodation, after...
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Increasing student mobility in Latin America signals opportunity

The number of outbound students from Latin America is increasing, as is the number of inbound students, and researchers at Latin American universities are...

Surge in number of Chinese students prompts fears of homelessness in Western Australia

A snap announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Education advising that it will no longer accredit foreign qualifications studied online is expected to result...
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Global Taskforces to lead PBSA sector in facing key challenges

In collaboration with international partners across finance, development, design and operations, Global Student Living has today announced the launch of two global Taskforces to...
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First impressions matter. So who nailed the early student experience in 2022?

Student feedback gathered from the latest wave of the Global Student Living Index (2022 Q4) in the UK & Ireland, highlights the top performing universities and operators when it comes to supporting students through the booking process and settling into their new accommodation.
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Major study destinations suffering reputational damage as student housing crisis rolls into 2023

A shortage of student housing stock in major study abroad destinations, combined with cost of living increases is impacting international student mobility and threatening the reputation of destinations.
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