University & Housing Partnerships: Friends with benefits

Universities and student housing providers share at least one important factor: their customers. Students all have to live somewhere during their studies, but the way residential life and academic life are connected varies incredibly throughout the world. Many countries in Europe take an especially lax approach when it comes to accommodating their students. Wouter Onclin […]

The Class Conference in numbers

The annual conference hosted by The Class of 2020 is becoming the meeting point for the student housing and higher education market in Europe. Over 260 international participants and 25 speakers gathered in Amsterdam last year (2014) to discuss the future of student housing and higher education in Europe. The Class of 2020 is a growing […]

Meet The Class of 2020 at the ITB in Berlin

Major trends in the leisure and health industries together with the large demographic shifts are of great importance to Germany’s regions and municipalities as well as to all of Europe. Is tourism for senior citizens the right solution? Should school buildings that are no longer in use be converted into hostels? What trends should operators and investors […]

February 4th: Investors’ Breakfast @ ULI Conference Paris

Performance Benchmarking and Valuation: Reliable Data needed for Student Housing Investment The Class of 2020 would like to thank all attendees and especially the panelists, the meeting was an interesting and open discussion. Without a doubt a great success and starting point. To see the synopsis of the breakfast meeting please click on the following link.   […]

The Class of 2020 Conference 2014 – ‘Millennials take the Spotlight’

On 12 November 2014 the fourth annual Class of 2020 European Student Housing Conference will take place in Amsterdam. The full day event will feature leadership from across Europe (and beyond) involved in Student Accommodation and Higher Education Trends. This is THE forum to learn about the European Student Housing market, expand your knowledge and your […]

BREAKFAST MEETING: LIVING & LEARNING: How Accommodation impacts the International Student Experience

EVENT DETAILS: What: Breakfast meeting: Living & Learning: How Accommodation impacts the International Student Experience When: 17 September 2014 from 8.00 – 9.30 AM* Where: Holiday Inn Prague Conference Center Cost: Free for EAIE conference attendants & The Class of 2020 partners RSVP: Via (limited availability) SESSION TOPICS: > Explore trends in International student accommodation: – Impact of International […]