Housing & Community

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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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10-year report finds UK students socialise less in accommodation

For insights like this into national student accommodation trends, download the Shifting Foundations report here. Students have become more private and less interested in socialising...
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Students protesting new halls targeted by Turkish police

Students at Ankara's Middle East Technical University campus (known as ODTU) have been targeted by local police with violence and pepper spray, following their...
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A Mexican mystery: when 43 students ‘disappeared’

Mexico, September 2014. Over 100 rural college students are on a bus trip to the city of Iguala - but on their trip, 43...
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73% of Maltese students live with parents, according to report

Nearly three-quarters of students in Malta live with their parents, according to a EUROSTUDENT report into students' lives and experiences across 30 European countries....
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US students want PBSA that improves their job prospects

Students in the US want their purpose-built student accommodation to help them achieve success after university, according to a New York Times feature on...
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France’s affordable housing solution – intergenerational homeshares

Facing issues in supply of both eldercare and affordable housing for students, France has sought to tackle both problems simultaneously by encouraging intergenerational homeshares. The...
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