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A safe place during the storm

David Marr summarises how Unite Students is keeping students safe, informed and connected during Covid.
25/11/2020
Property

Unite Students granted planning permission in Edinburgh – 25 November 2020

Unite Students granted planning permission for new 298-bed development in Abbey Lane
20/11/2020
Property

Acquisition of new development site in central London – 20 November 2020

Unite Students announces the acquisition of a new 800-bed development site in Paddington

Prioritising students’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID

UWE Bristol's Vice Chancellor, Professor Steve West, considers the student mental health implications of Covid.
19/11/2020
Podcasts

Episode 3 – student mental health and wellbeing

The third episode of Accommodation Matters is available to listen to now
12/11/2020
Uncategorised

93% of students intend to stay on at university, despite Covid-19 challenges

93% of students intend to stay on at university, despite Covid-19 challenges
12/11/2020
Updates

Experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Student Survey November 2020

New research reveals students intend to continue their university courses in January

A little help from their friends: Peer-based student support through lockdown

In this post, we look at the findings that show the benefits of peer-to-peer support – something we’re already making the most of here at Unite Students.

Never be lonely: Keeping students connected during COVID

As part of our Unite Against Loneliness campaign, Unite Students looks at how student accommodation can facilitate safe socialisation amid COVID-19.
26/10/2020
Investor

Appointment of Chairman Designate – 26 October 2020

Phil White to retire as Chairman in 2021, to be succeeded by Richard Huntingford
20/10/2020
Corporate blogs

Unite Students donates £40,000 to UK charities

Unite has donated a total of £40,000 to three UK charities on behalf of its employees
16/10/2020
Blogs

Leapskills

Unite Students helps students to manage the 'leap' to university
16/10/2020
Case studies

Superhero Foundation

Four employees join Jamie McDonald in coast-to-coast run across USA to help sick children
16/10/2020
Case studies

Edinburgh: Youth homelessness charity

Unite Students supports The Rock Trust, Scotland's youth-specific homelessness charity
15/10/2020
Podcasts

Episode 2 – the transition into university life

The second episode of Accommodation Matters is available to listen to now
15/10/2020
Podcasts

Episode 1 – the return to campus

New podcast launches for anyone associated with student accommodation
08/10/2020
Updates

COVID-19 Assured

Unite Students receives certificate of COVID-19 Assurance from British Safety Council
08/10/2020
Investor

Trading update and Q3 fund valuations – 08 October 2020

Unite Group announces update on current trading and Q3 property valuations for USAF & LSAV

Time to reach out

01/10/2020
Sustainability

Unite Students signs Race at Work Charter – 01 October 2020

Unite Students pledges to become a more diverse and inclusive workplace
28/09/2020
Property

Unite Students opens new accommodation in Leeds – 28 September 2020

Unite completes construction of latest £114million development in Leeds city centre
25/09/2020
Corporate blogs

White Rose View, Leeds – completed on schedule during Covid lockdown

Unite Students completes 976-bed home for students to schedule during lockdown
25/09/2020
Corporate blogs

Bristol Pride thanks Unite Students

Daryn Carter, Chief Operating Officer of Bristol Pride, thanks Unite for support
18/09/2020
Case studies

Oxford: Parade Green – Community Champion

Unite Students appoints role to listen and feedback directly to community

Accommodation Matters – A Unite Students Podcast

Unite Students is pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast, Accommodation Matters. Student accommodation has always been a driving force behind the student experience, as the foundation of friendships, life skills and independence - so Accommodation Matters will shine a light on the light on accommodation's importance, and the issues that really matter.
17/09/2020
Podcasts

Accommodation Matters Podcast

New podcast launches for anyone associated with student accommodation

How far should “student safety” go? – A ‘Secret Life of Students’ Blog

08/09/2020
Corporate blogs

Unite Students is headline sponsor of Bristol Pride for 4th year

Celebrating Pride in 2020 - including virtual events available to everyone
08/09/2020
Sustainability

Unite Students helps Bristol’s homeless – 08 September 2020

Unite Students provides city centre office and funding to Street Intervention Service
07/09/2020
Corporate blogs

Welcoming Students in 2020

How we are safely welcoming students to their new homes for the 2020/21 academic year
03/09/2020
Case studies

Bristol: Street Intervention Service

Unite Students helps to reduce the number of people living rough in Bristol
03/09/2020
Case studies

Birmingham: Canal clean up

Volunteers from Unite Students help dredge canal and clear tow path in Birmingham
03/09/2020
Case studies

Loughborough: Steps children’s nursery

A team of Unite Students volunteers refurb a nursery for children with motor disorders
03/09/2020
Case studies

Cardiff: Safety bus

Unite Students sponsors a minibus to help get students home safely after a night out
03/09/2020
Case studies

London: MahaDevi yoga centre

Unite Students incorporates space into London property for community yoga centre

‘I finally feel like I’m living my life as me’: Georgina on being gay at university

'Room for everyone' is one of Unite Students' values. In the following article, resident Georgina tells the story of her journey to finally living her life as herself at university.
21/08/2020
Corporate blogs

Unite signs up to CyclingWorks Bristol

Unite strives to ensure a positive impact on local communities across the UK

Creating Community: The Role of Student Ambassadors

Phil Francis tells you all you need to know about the Unite Students student ambassador scheme and how it's adapted to Covid.

How the transition to university looks for this year’s cohort

Amid uncertainty and the continuing challenges of Covid, Jo Blair looks at what the 2020 university transition will look like for new students.

There is no grief like the grief that doesn’t speak

Jenny Dalzell shares her thoughts on supporting bereaved students and her own personal experiences of grief.

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