CUBO International Study Tour & Summer Conference

CUBO are pleased to announce that a 2nd CUBO International Study Tour will take place in June 2016, linking with the CUBO summer conference in Sussex. The Study tour invites delegates from university accommodation and catering services from across the globe to take part in a tour of UK universities and join us for the […]

MIPIM investment breakfast: “Student housing, Resi’s naughty teenager”

Student housing took the spotlight at MIPIM in Cannes. As rain and storm seemed to nearly bring the JLL marquee down, an international panel of experts gave the attendees an overview of the European student housing market that is quickly developing into an established alternative asset class in the institutional real estate market. DREF and MPC Capital illustrated this development by announcing […]

Destination Marketing: The Untapped Potential of University Cities

At ITB Berlin 2016 leading stakeholders demonstrated the impact of youth travel on destinations. The Class of 2020 was asked to organise one of the sessions, making the connection about the impact of youth mobility on university cities. The session that was led by Frank Uffen, Founder of The Class of 2020 and Partnership Director […]

Accommodating International Students – Creating conditions for Success

How can universities turn student accommodation from a problem into a strength? How can accommodation contribute to the success of international students?  These were some of the questions asked in the EAIE webinar on the 3rd of February when The Class of 2020’s Wouter Onclin joined forces with Richard Kington, Director of Accommodation services at […]

The Student Housing Investor’s agenda for 2016

2015 is far from over, but it’s already a record-breaking year for student housing. What this means for Investors’ agenda for 2016 was the topic of discussion at a student-housing panel at EXPO REAL on Tuesday, hosted by Bouwfonds IM, and organized by The Class of 2020, Europe’s leading platform for student housing providers. “What […]

The Class of 2020 at LD Events Student Housing Conference

Last week, The Class of 2020 as well as many of our partners attended the Student Housing 2015 Conference in London, organised by LD Events. Frank Uffen, co-founder of the foundation, was one of the panelists to talk about European Student Accommodation, its opportunities and development. The Class of 2020 did not want to miss out […]

Annual Partner Assembly 2015: Student Housing in Germany

Student Housing in Germany: Balancing between affordability and availability Rapid increases in investment in German student housing illustrate the opportunities in Europe’s largest student market. Supply is low and demand is high, but that’s not the whole story: low rents, rent brakes, stringent building codes and a decentralised market make this country’s student housing market a tough […]