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04/11/2021
Press releases

New appointment: Unite Students appoints new operations director

Paul Watson has joined Unite Students from IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group plc)
02/11/2021
Press releases

Unite Students donates £30,000 to Manjit Wolstenholme Fund

Unite Students has contributed to The Manjit Wolstenholme Fund established in her honour to support children and young people in disadvantaged areas of Bradford, West Yorkshire

9 in 10 parents experienced grief after kids left for university this year

Our new independent research shows empty nest syndrome is hitting hard.
09/09/2021
Sustainability

£450 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

We have agreed and signed a £450 million sustainability-linked unsecured revolving credit facility (“RCF”) from HSBC, NatWest and Royal Bank of Canada.
26/08/2021
Sustainability

Unite Students commits to 100% renewable energy by 2030 by joining RE100 – 26th August 2021

Unite Students has joined the global initiative.
27/07/2021
Investor

Half year results for the 6 months to 30 June 2021 – 27 July 2021

The business has once again shown its resilience in the first half and is now positioned for growth.
27/07/2021
Property

Unite Students exchanges on new development site in Stratford, London – 27th July 2021

The scheme is being targeted for delivery in 2025/26, subject to planning approval.
26/07/2021
Sustainability

Unite Students to build one of UK’s most sustainable PBSA blocks – 26 July 2021

Unite Students is targeting its first fully net zero carbon building in London
20/07/2021
Property

New property in Bristol to be named after city’s first Black hospital ward sister – 20th July 2021

The city’s former Bristol Royal Infirmary site will become Campbell House

Rise in eating disorders amongst students sparks concern – 30 June 2021

Our latest survey shows a rise of students suffering with eating disorders

Students call for stronger action on climate change – 09 June 2021

Including campus bans on single-use plastics, fines for peers and annual limits on flights
28/04/2021
Sustainability

Unite Students Signs Power Purchase Agreement with npower – 29 April 2021

Unite Students signs a deal for a fifth of its electricity to be sourced from renewable wind power.
07/04/2021
Investor

Results for the year ended 31 December 2020 – 16 March 2021

29/03/2021
Property

Unite Students disposes of properties for £133million – 30 March 2021

Unite Students announces the disposal of eight properties, for £133million
23/03/2021
Business update

Video – One Year since the start of the first lockdown – 26 March 2021

We look back at how we have responded to the pandemic
21/03/2021
Property

Unite Students wins planning approval for Nottingham development – 22 March 2021

Unite Students has been granted planning approval for a new development in Nottingham
18/03/2021
Investor

Unite Students appoints new Chief Customer Officer – 18 March 2021

Karan Khanna joins the Unite Student executive team
11/03/2021
Property

Unite Students opens development in Manchester – 11 March 2021

Unite Students opens new £82.5m development in Manchester
04/03/2021
Business update

Unite Students announces further rent discount – 5 March 2021

Unite Students announces a further three- week rent discount

Students’ mental health hit by Covid-19

Students’ mental health hit by Covid-19, but majority say university life has positive effect
02/02/2021
Business update

Unite Students extends rent discount – 3 February 2021

Unite Students announces extension to rent discount

Our students show resilience during national lockdown – 29 January 2021

Some of our customers reflect on their experiences during lockdown
11/01/2021
Business update

Unite Students announces rent discount – 11 January 2021

Unite Students announces rent discount following the Government's lockdown announcement
18/12/2020
Sustainability

Students donate items worth more than £1m to charity

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
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
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
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
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
29/07/2020
Investor

Half year results for the 6 months to 30 June 2020 – 29 July 2020

29/07/2020
Health and safety

Unite Students launches Home Charter to foster safe and secure environment – 29 July 2020

Unite Students launches Home Charter to foster a supportive community for students
23/07/2020
Investor

Notice of Results – 15 July 2020

Unite Students to announce its half year results on Wednesday 29 July 2020
13/07/2020
Property

Unite Students acquires new development site – 13 July 2020

Unite Students announces exchange of contracts for development site
07/07/2020
Investor

Quarterly valuation update for the Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund and the London Student Accommodation Joint Venture – 08 July 2020

Unite Students announces the quarterly valuation of the USAF and LSAV as at 30 June 2020

Survey: Students keen to get back to university campuses to study and socialise – 09 June 2020

08/04/2020
Investor

Quarterly valuation update for USAF and LSAV – 08 April 2020

Unite Students announces the quarterly valuation of the USAF and LSAV as at 31 March 2020
31/03/2020
Investor

Acquisition of Liberty Living by Unite Group

Unite Group announce acquisition of Liberty Living and General Meeting Notes
26/02/2020
Investor

Full year results for the year to 31 December 2019 – 26 February 2020

Unite continues to deliver meaningful growth in our recurring earnings