accommodation

New Project: Settling in to Student Accommodation

New Project: Settling in to Student Accommodation

With students having taken up their places at university for 2020, the first term has already seen many new challenges for students and accommodation providers alike. Whilst the media has been dominated by a small number of high profile stories of students’ experiences of accommodation, our independent ‘settling in’ survey will provide accommodation teams with robust, balanced evidence to support…
Student Accommodation and the impact of Covid-19

Student Accommodation and the impact of Covid-19

We know from our past research with prospective first-year students how important the accommodation offer is to their choice of university and expectations of their student experience with 74% agreeing that the accommodation offered by universities influenced their choice of institution and 49% agreeing that they would change their mind about studying at an institution if they did not like…
The importance of accommodation to the student experience

The importance of accommodation to the student experience

‘Home’ is a fundamental part of our lives. Exploring students’ homes in a recent survey we asked people to upload a picture of their favourite thing about their accommodation. Far more than just a place to cook, wash, eat and sleep – students shared images that brought to life experiences and memories that are having a substantial impact on university…