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 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...

 Global investment in student housing climbing but major gaps remain

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

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

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

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...

Measuring the cost of living in major study cities

A global tracking study finds that student accommodation costs are highest in major US, UK, and Australian destinations...

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....

Study abroad exempt from new Brazilian tax on overseas payments

Anyone with an interest in international education or student recruitment in Brazil held their breath earlier this month with the announcement of a new tax on overseas payments,...

Shifting demographics reshaping German demand for language study abroad

A recent survey by the German agency association FDSV (Fachverband Deutscher Sprachreise-Veranstalter) has found that the number of Germans going abroad for language study declined slightly last year...

Under pressure: Changing markets and the evolution of the university

This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from a special commemorative magazine produced to mark the 20th anniversary of the ICEF Berlin Workshop. We have all read...

2015 Agent Barometer survey yields new insights on student concerns and growing impact of online

Results from the 2015 installment of the ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer are now in, and this year education agents’ responses are significantly different in some areas than in...

Five ways to fine-tune your marketing this year

As we turn the corner into the last months of 2015, it is a good time to look at the marketing strategies employed over the past year and...

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...

US community colleges stepping up international recruitment

In the last several months, community colleges have been in the spotlight in discussions of US higher education. In January 2015, US President Barack Obama announced his plan...

Trends in study abroad for Mexican students

If all goes according to plan, Mexico may soon send more students to the US than any other country in the world besides China (currently 274,439) and India...