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See our press releases for our most recent news.
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
09/01/2020
Investor

Quarterly valuation update for the USAF and LSAV – 09 January 2020

Unite Students announces the quarterly property valuation for the USAF and LSAV
15/11/2019
Investor

Early redemption of bonds – 15 November 2019

The Unite Group plc has exercised its option to redeem all outstanding bonds
17/10/2019
Investor

Non-Executive Board Changes – 17 October 2019

The Unite Group plc announces Non-Executive board changes
09/10/2019
Investor

New university partnership with University of Leeds – 09 October 2019

The Unite Group announces agreed commercial terms with the University of Leeds
08/10/2019
Investor

Quarterly valuation update for the USAF and LSAV – 08 October 2019

The Unite Group announces the quarterly property valuation for the USAF and LSAV
07/10/2019
Investor

Unite disposes of two assets for £96 million – 07 October 2019

Unite Students announces the disposal of two properties in Coventry

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