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Unite Students

Unite Students is the UK’s largest owner, manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation serving the country’s world-leading Higher Education sector.

Our common purpose is to provide a Home for Success for the students who live with us and to be the most trusted brand in the sector. Our brand promises are to provide a space to grow and thrive, to provide a place to belong and be there when students need us.

INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE
SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2022

Interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022

Read the press release and statement or re-visit the webcast and presentation below. To register for the webcast if you haven't already done so, please contact unite@powerscourt-group.com.

What your university needs to know about the class of 2022
As the academic year fast approaches, the Higher Education sector is preparing for thousands of prospective students preparing to head to university for the first time. But who are 2022’s applicants, and what does the class of 2022 need at university? With a view to starting to answer to these questions, Unite Students is delighted to share our inaugural Applicant Index report, available for download below:

Why Unite Students?

Best-in-class operating platform

High quality portfolio

Substantial growth opportunities

Leadership in sustainability

High visibility over growth

Structurally growing sector

Unite Students:
Home for Success

Chief Executive Richard Smith talks about the purpose which drives Unite Students: Home for Success. He gives views on why everybody should have the opportunity to be the best version of themselves.

Students playing monopoly at the table

Research and insights

The climbing cost of living - Financial tips for students and parents

Our new independent research* has shown that students and parents are extremely worried about the increasing cost of living. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Blackbullion, a financial wellbeing platform with financial education and funding for students, to offer help and support for anyone who’s struggling to cope financially.

Research and insights

Living Black at University

Living Black at University is a major new report into Black students’ experience in UK student accommodation, commissioned by Unite Students and carried out by Halpin Partnership.

Information for investors

Helping investors to understand our purpose and business and how we will deliver long-term shareholder value.

Building communities where students can belong and grow

Explore our portfolio

Hayloft Point, Aldgate East, London

Construction work has now started again on a flagship 920-bed scheme on the site of a former 1960s office block in the City of London.

Latest updates

09/08/2022
Podcasts
Preparing for 2022’s new students
Our latest episode of Accommodation Matters explores the findings of our recent applicant survey in more detail, including what this means on the ground, what the sector is doing to prepare for their arrival, and some areas of focus for the future.
08/08/2022
Press releases
Unite Students gives employees £500 payment to help with rising cost of living pressures
Unite Students is giving its employees a £500 one-off payment to help with the rising cost of living.
27/07/2022
Investor
Half year results for the 6 months to 30 June 2022 – 27 July 2022
We have seen continued momentum in the first half, as earnings and dividends have grown strongly and reservations for the 2022/23 academic year are now ahead of pre-pandemic levels.
19/07/2022
Blogs
In Conversation with… Dr Alexis Brown
The latest episode of our In Conversation mini-series stars Dr Alexis Brown, Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Higher Education Policy Institute. She shares her thoughts on what the Higher Education sector's current challenges are, part-time and lifelong learning opportunities, and student wellbeing, as well as her own experiences of studying in the US and the UK.