Housing & Community

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New data reveals state of UK & Ireland student housing market

Data from the latest wave of the GSL Index (2023 Q2) in the UK & Ireland, shows that students are generally having a more...
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International students considered scapegoats for Australia’s housing shortage

Research by an Australian think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA), claims that Australia will face a supply shortfall of 252,800 housing units...
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Student housing shortages and scandals threaten to stunt Canada’s record international student growth

For much of the last decade, Canada has been the fastest-growing international study destination. In 2022, it achieved a 30% year-over-year growth and a...

Budget bunks snapped up as Kentucky trials triples to address student housing shortage

The University of Kentucky is set to trial a pilot housing program which will see three students living in a space designed for two,...

Finalists announced for the 2023 Global Student Living Awards

Finalists have been announced across the 14 categories of the Global Student Living Awards for the UK & Ireland, and 11 categories for Europe....
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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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