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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.

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Our net zero carbon pathway

We're committed to becoming net zero carbon across our operations and developments by 2030.

Our net zero carbon pathway sets out how we will achieve this and play out part in the fight against climate change.

Why Unite Students?

Best-in-class operating platform

High quality portfolio

Substantial growth opportunities

Leadership in sustainability

High visibility over growth

Structurally growing sector

Cost of Living

How we’re supporting students and employees

We are conscious of the impact the cost-of-living crisis is having on students, their families, and our colleagues and we are committed to providing support.

For students, we’re introducing a new package of measures, including a pilot partnership with Aldi to offer food vouchers to those most in need. For employees, a 10.1% annual pay increase has been awarded to our lowest-paid colleagues. We remain focused on doing the right thing.

Students will receive Aldi food vouchers for cost-of-living crisis.

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

Latest updates

Press releases
Journey to a million: How do we accommodate a million applicants?
New insight from UCAS is highlighting the rapidly increasing pressure that is likely to faced in the student housing sector, with a projected 30% increase in higher education applicants by 2030. UCAS, in partnership with Unite Students and Knight Frank, has invited 50 key thinkers from across the UK as part of a national debate to give their view on tackling the challenges and seizing the opportunities.
UCAS: What is the ‘Journey To A Million’?
Following on from our latest Accommodation Matters episode ‘What does 1 million applicants mean for student accommodation?’, we now share Jenny Shaw’s full interview with Ben Jordan, Head of Policy at UCAS, about the UCAS ‘Journey To A Million’ essay series – sponsored by Unite Students and Knight Frank.
What does 1 million applicants mean for student accommodation?
Ahead of the release of Unite Students’ Journey To A Million essay, co-authored with Knight Frank, a panel of sector experts looks at what a million applicants means for student accommodation - covering supply and demand, research into the student experience, and what accommodation for the next generation of students looks like.
Press releases
Unite Students secures planning approval to enhance Rushford Court, Durham
Unite Students, the UK’s largest provider of student accommodation, has secured planning approval to improve and extend Rushford Court in Durham – with a view to establishing it as a college of Durham University.