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 Dutch government asks universities to suspend active international recruitment amid capacity concerns

Dutch government asks universities to suspend active international recruitment amid capacity concerns

Indications that the Netherlands government was looking to clamp down on Dutch universities’ recruitment of international students have been evident for some time. It now appears that 2023...

 Measuring cost of study and cost of living across study destinations

Measuring cost of study and cost of living across study destinations

Even before the pandemic, the affordability of different study abroad options was rising as a consideration for many prospective international students and their families. This reflects a growing...

 European rental housing costs up 17% this year as crunch continues

European rental housing costs up 17% this year as crunch continues

A recent analysis shows that a now-familiar cocktail of economic factors – especially rising energy costs and inflationary pressures – continue to drive up the cost of rental housing across...

 Housing issues persist in a number of student cities

Housing issues persist in a number of student cities

Rising energy costs, inflation, and surging interest rates are all contributing to a student housing crunch in many study destinations this year. The situation is particularly acute in...

 What if there is no room? The link between student housing and enrolment capacity

What if there is no room? The link between student housing and enrolment capacity

A recent blog post from Alex Usher, president of the industry consultancy Higher Education Strategy Associates, makes a case that housing supply is looming as a significant issue...

Student housing market shows its strength as demand surges

Affordable, quality student housing is an important dimension of capacity for any study destination. More limited housing supply pushes up living costs for domestic and international students alike,...

Significant student housing shortages reported in the Netherlands

Many students planning on going to the Netherlands this year for study will face a challenge in securing housing, and this challenge looks like it will intensify in...

ICEF Podcast: What can student accommodation bookings tell us about the year ahead?

We are all looking for indicators of how demand for study abroad and student mobility are taking shape this year, and student housing providers have some important insights...

Students relying more on education agents for assistance with study abroad decisions

A new report from QS shows that international students are relying more than ever on agents in their decision-making about study abroad. The report, How to Navigate the...

Student housing demand shifts to private rooms as sector adapts to pandemic

A new analysis from housing marketplace Student.com and sector research specialists BONARD describes 2020 as “a year of change” in terms of how and when international students book...

Making the link between housing and student wellbeing

According to QS’s 2019 International Student Survey, 60% of prospective international students were influenced by housing choices when deciding where to study abroad. And as QS notes, international...

How will education agents expand their service offerings this year?

Recent surveys of education agencies clearly point to a growing interest on the part of agents in expanding the range of services that they offer. The survey findings...

Major investments forecast in “blended living” student accommodation

In early November in Berlin, the Class of 2020 – a think tank focused on the future of living, learning, and working in university cities – hosted the world’s...

Global investment in student housing climbing but major gaps remain

A global trends report from real estate services firm Savills highlights the continuing growth in private investment in student housing, but also reveals that significant demand-supply gaps remain...

How accommodation features and amenities affect student decision making

When students consider where to study, of course they think about quality of education, about post-study employment opportunities, and about making connections for life. But they also think...