StudyPortals will now be offering accommodation options alongside academic programme searches via a new partnership with Uniplaces. The company has invested an undisclosed amount into the accommodation platform.
A former international student from Australia has launched a TripAdvisor-style independent review website for UK student accommodation after being unimpressed by his own experience. Launched nationwide this month, Hallbookers.co.uk lists every private hall in the UK.
International students are often supported financially by their families when they study abroad. Some families go further by investing in a property for their child to live in while overseas. Lucy Fisher investigates the link between property, residency and international student destinations.