The Leading European platform on student housing and internationalisation of education
''Our mission is to be the leading think tank and platform on student housing in Europe. We provide an international network of complementary partners, members and associations. By bringing people together, we offer and share high-quality information and best practices. We aim for a student housing market that is open, international, professional, sophisticated and developed to fully accommodate student needs.''
Guest blog by Student.com – The digitisation of the student housing market
Recent years have seen a noticeable digitisation of the student housing market: the majority of universities now have their own websites for booking campus accommodation, a variety of search engines can help students find a place to live, and real estate portals offer sections especially for students. Despite the increased accessibility of student accommodation online, there is still more to be done by the industry as a whole in terms of addressing the full needs of the student journey. What’s more, there are still only a few platforms built from-the-ground-up for international students.
Guest blog by Uniplaces – Lisbon, Comeback City: Joint marketing of a new European Knowledge Hub
A rise in collaborative initiatives across Europe shows the growing understanding of “Destination Marketing” as a tool to attract and retain talent. During a recent partnership workshop in Paris on April 13th-14th, Frank Uffen - Founder of The Class of 2020 - invited participants to share examples of cities working closely with universities and tourism boards in their city marketing efforts. Gabrielle Narcy explains why Lisbon’s fast-growing entrepreneurial community could be a key element to enable the city and national government to attract more international students.