Middle East & Africa

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France set to benefit from boom in Sub-Saharan student mobility

A recent study released by Campus France predicts that the number of outbound Sub-Saharan African students could double to more than 850,000 by 2050. The number of outbound students from Sub-Saharan Africa increased by 21% between 2016 and 2021 and France currently plays host to the greatest number with 92,000 students.

Volley Student Living’s ambitious plans to transform the student housing market

Volley Brooklyn is the first development under the highly anticipated Volley Student Living brand, a new series of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) set to ignite a new era of student living in South Africa.

Student accommodation player increases investment in local startup

Student.com has increased its stake in South African tech start-up DigsConnect.com. Student.com initially invested an undisclosed amount in mid-2022, with founder CEO Luke Nolan saying that Africa offers exciting growth avenues for Student.com.

Absa, Acorn Holdings ink Sh6.7b student accommodation deal

Absa Bank Kenya and property developer Acorn Holdings have embarked on a Sh6.7 billion financing partnership to support the construction of 12,000-bed capacity hostels for university and college students over three years.
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Inbound Insight: Egypt

In this first article in our Inbound Insight series, we look at the rising number of students from Egypt choosing to study abroad, and...

US$17m ‘Bulawayo Students City’ complete, to accommodate 1023 learners

The Government, through the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ), has completed the construction of the US$17 million massive student accommodation complex in Bulawayo. The complex is now ready for occupation.

Abu Dhabi announces student accommodation PPP project

Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), in collaboration with Khalifa University, announced on Thursday the launch of new public-private partnership (PPP) tender for a student accommodation project.

Israel Is Becoming the Ultimate Study-Abroad Destination

With low costs, immersion in the Start-Up Nation and antisemitism spiking, it’s no wonder that students are choosing the Jewish state. There are many reasons why students choose to pack their bags and study in Israel.

Government to spend R235m on student housing at University of Zululand

The Department of Higher Education and Training has allocated R235-million to the University of Zululand to alleviate its student housing backlog.
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China seizes the initiative in growth of outbound students from Ghana

A growing number of students from Ghana are studying abroad, with figures showing a significant upward trend. While the number of outbound Ghanaian students...
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