Housing & Community

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University of California battles state environmental law to preserve student numbers

The University of California, Berkley are making tough decisions about admissions due to housing problems plaguing the state. Berkley residents are now using the...
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Debenhams downsizing makes room for uni campus transformation

In a turn of events for the dying high street, a former Debenhams building in Gloucester is being converted into a university campus.  Gloucester City...
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Severe overcrowding signals need for rapid student housing development in Ireland

The housing crisis in Ireland, caused by a lack of available properties as well as rising rent prices, means students have been struggling to...
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Plans for Irish-speaking residencies at QUB angers unionist and protestant groups

The An Cumann Gaelach group, or Irish Language Society, has proposed plans to create an Irish-speaking residency at Queen's University Belfast. If the plans...
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More than half of Black students suffer racism in UK student accommodation

'Living Black at University' was commissioned and published by Unite Students to showcase the experiences of Black students in university halls - the first...
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Digital integration, wellbeing and collaboration to drive new PBSA

The number of international students in Europe has been on the increase according to the Institute of International Education, driving the student housing market...
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Objections to £135million university block aiming to benefit students and the public

Student accommodation and university buildings are often expected to provide multi-faceted use that extends beyond the traditional expectations of housing or lecture halls. In a...
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Howard University students announce deal after weeks long protest over poor housing conditions

Back in October, more than 150 people spent 33 days sleeping in tents outside the Blackburn University Center protesting against poor housing conditions and...
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A textbook case: first year law student sues landlord and wins

Jack Simm got a first taste of what it's like to be a lawyer when he sued his landlord after it turned out that...
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UK student rent now surpasses average maintenance loan

Rent has increased 60% in the last ten years rising to £7,347 per annum, according to a new survey. This figure eclipses a normal...
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