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 Making the link between housing and student wellbeing

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...

 The peer-to-peer effect in international student recruitment

The peer-to-peer effect in international student recruitment

A new study by Intead and Unibuddy – a platform that more than 200 universities around the world are using to enable peer-to-peer interactions – reveals that prospective...

 Strong support services help to drive recommendations from international students

Strong support services help to drive recommendations from international students

It goes without saying that increasing international students’ satisfaction with their study abroad experience yields significant benefits for both students and their host institutions. When international students are...

 How will education agents expand their service offerings this year?

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

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...

New horizons: Selecting new markets and welcoming students from them

Identifying new recruitment markets can often start by looking more closely at students already on campus from emerging...

Promoting mental health on campus

International students go abroad to study, but they also go abroad to immerse themselves in a different culture and make friends...

What makes international students happy? Research shows the answer depends in part on country of origin

As the number of international students enrolled in higher education worldwide has skyrocketed in the past two decades, increasing from two million in 1999 to around five million at present,...

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...

Global investment in student housing reaches new heights

The availability of suitable student housing looms large for many study destinations. The sector is now drawing significant...

Ireland moves to expand student housing stock

Demand for housing in Ireland, and student housing in particular, considerably outstrips supply. There is an estimated shortage...

Table stakes: The link between food culture and student satisfaction

When students decide to study abroad, chief among their considerations are academics and the extent to which a foreign education can pave the way to greater career opportunities....

Homeward bound: The growing global investment in student housing

The past decade has seen a growing trend of private investment in education. Private money has been flowing into everything from school start-ups and acquisitions to education services...

New developments in the accommodations sector

In a previous article, ICEF Monitor discussed student accommodations, specifically, dormitories and their influence on prospective students’ school choices, the increased investor activity related to financing and building...