Housing & Community

Climate strikes: Inside a global student movement

From the Global Student Living Conference 2019. Head here to register your interest for future GSL conferences, and learn more about the GSL Conference here. https://vimeo.com/349488008 In October 2018,...

Students vote for best student accommodation in UK and Ireland

The winners of the National Student Housing Awards 2019 have been announced, based on more than 40,000 students across the UK and Ireland having...
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Int’l students in Australia need protections against rent scams

Tougher penalties are needed to stop rogue landlords taking advantage of international students who source accommodation before they arrive in Australia, says a new...
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Rental costs hinder German students from saving money

Students in Germany are saving significantly less than comparable age groups 20 years ago, exposed by recent statistics which link increases in housing costs...
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Chinese students in Australia clash over Hong Kong protests

After sometimes violent clashes between pro-democracy and Mainland Chinese students over the Hong Kong protests, students on Australian campuses are predicting further tensions. According...
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‘Refurbishment’ one reason for German student housing price spike

Student housing prices in Germany have risen from between 9.8 percent (Griefswald) and 67.3 percent (Berlin) since 2010, according to a student price index...
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International students value high quality of life in Australia’s cities

Australia ranks as a top destination for international students in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking, released this month and based on feedback from...
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Thousands of US community college students left homeless

Research conducted by the HOPE Centre shows that 1 in 5 community college students in the U.S. either lived in shelters, on the streets or out...
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Irish students hit by uni rent spike ahead of rent cap imposition

In an already difficult housing market for students, Irish universities have increased the prices of their on-site housing ahead of rent caps being imposed...
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Croatian students forced to vacate accommodation for tourists

Croatia's coastal cities host millions of holidaymakers every year, causing issues for students whose landlords want to cash in by renting out their accommodation...
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